Oklahoma City scored three runs in the first, and then held the Express to three hits over the rest of the game for a 4-1 win. Polin Trinidad needed 110 pitches to get through 5IP, allowing 8H/4R (3ER), 3K:1BB, 2HBP. Chris Sampson, Jeff Fulchino, and Casey Daigle threw a scoreless inning each. As mentioned, nothing much going on with the offense - Shelton was 1x3 with a walk, and Kata and Duran had the other two hits. Edwin Maysonet provided the lone RBI.
Man of the Match: Uh. Chris Shelton?
Midland scored all their runs from the 6th inning on, but Corpus was able to withstand the charge for a 4-3 win. Jeremy Johnson threw 6IP, 3H/1ER, 4K:4BB, while Jared Wells (2IP, 1H/1R (0ER), 1K:1BB) and Evan Englebrook (1IP, 3H/1ER, 1K:1BB) closed out the game. Michael Affronti (3B), Jimmy Van Ostrand, and Jon Fixler (HR, 2RBI) had your multi-hit games, while Kody Kirkland was 1x2 with 2BB. David Cook provided the other RBI on a sac fly. Brett Wallace was not in the lineup.
Man of the Match: Jon Fixler
Despite collecting 12 hits, the JetHawks dropped 10-5 to Bakersfield. Pat Urckfitz threw 5IP, 8H/7R (6ER), 6K:2BB, 3WP with two of those runs coing courtesy of Jose Trinidad, who threw 2IP, 3H/1ER. Kyle Godfrey was as effective, allowing 2H/2ER in 2IP. Albert Cartwright is on a tear, with a 3x4 night, and Federico Hernandez was 3x4 with a triple and an RBI. Lee Cruz hit a two-run homer and added another RBI, and Brian Pellegrini was 2x3 with a walk.
Man of the Match: Albert Cartwright
Nope. It's not a repeat, and I'm not punch-drunk with all these trade. Same score as the Lancaster game, Lexington loses 10-5, and Delmarva was up 9-1 at the end of the 3rd. Zach Grimmett took the brunt of it, allowing 9H/8ER, 2K:1BB in 2.1IP. His line wasn't helped by Colton Pitkin, who gave up three runs charged to Grimmett, but Pitkin threw 2.2IP, 6H/2R (1ER). Brad Dydalewicz gave up 3H/0ER, 2K:0BB in 3IP, and Dan Sarisky struck out two in the 9th. Jose Altuve was 2x5 with a solo homer, and Grant Hogue and Brian Kemp added two hits each. Jiovanni Mier was 0x5 with 4Ks.
Man of the Match: Jose Altuve
Drama! Daniel Adamson hit a solo homer in the bottom of the 11th for a walk-off 7-6 win over Lowell. Andrew Robinson threw 3.1IP, 3H/3R (1ER), Jason Chowning allowed 5H/2ER, 5K:0BB in 2.2IP, Murillo Gouvea threw two scoreless innings with four strikeouts, Jorge De Leon allowed an unearned run in 2IP (tying up the game), and Brandt Walker got the win. The unearned runs came courtesy of errors by Andrew Robinson, Mike Kvasnicka, and Oscar Figueroa. Tyler Burnett was 3x5, while Buck Afenir and Adamson had two hits and an RBI each. Adam Bailey only got one hit - but it was a grand slam in the 7th, and he added another RBI.
Man of the Match: Adam Bailey.
Bristol scored four in the 7th to take a 4-2 lead over Greeneville, but the Gastros answered with three in the bottom half for a 5-4 win. Mike Foltynewicz threw 4IP, 4H/0ER, 4K:1BB, while Garrett Bullock threw 1.1IP, 3H/0ER. Brian Streilein had the rough night, giving up 3H/4R (3ER) in 1IP, with Phil Rorabaugh getting the win with 1.2IP, 2H/0ER (and scoring one of Streilein's inherited runners). Ryan Cole got his 2nd save of the year. Jonathan Merritt was 2x4 with a solo homer, and Ryan Humphrey was 2x3 with a triple and 2RBI. Telvin Nash hit a solo homer, as well.
Man of the Match: Ryan Humphrey