Marathon game in Tacoma last night, and Round Rock wins 2-1 in 14 innings on Oswaldo Navarro's RBI single in the top of the 14th. Shane Loux allowed 0H/0ER, 2K:1BB and exited after 4IP, despite only throwing 49 pitches - more on that when info becomes available. Roy Corcoran gave up the lone Rainiers run on 2H/1ER, 3K:0BB in 3IP. Sampson threw a perfect 8th, Fernando Abad threw three perfect innings, and Casey Daigle gave up 2H and a BB in 3IP, but got the win. Drew Locke was 4x6 and scored both runs, while Oswaldo Navarro was 3x5 and drove him in both times. Jack Shuck was 2x5 on the night.
Man of the Match: Drew Locke!
Corpus enjoyed a 4-run 4th to defeat Arkansas 8-4. Jeremy Johnson allowed 9H/4ER, 5K:2BB, and Matt Nevarez (2IP) and Jose Valdez (1IP) combined for 1H/0ER, 6K:0BB. Freddy Parejo was 3x5 with two doubles; Koby Clemens hit his 24th homer and knocked in three runs. Jimmy Van Ostrand hit his 3rd homer of the year and got 2RBI. J.D. Martinez was 1x2 with an HBP and 2RBI.
Man of the Match: Koby Clemens.
Lancaster was down 5-1 after three innings, but scored the next 11 runs for the 12-5 win over Inland Empire. The JetHawks are 10-2 in August. Robby Donovan allowed 6H/5ER, 2K:6BB in 2.2IP. Kyle Godfrey got the win with 3.1 scoreless innings. Jose Trinidad threw two scoreless innings (and also hit two guys), while Brian Wabick closed it down in the 9th. Mark Ori was 4x5 with a double, triple, and 2RBI. Brandon Barnes was 3x5 with two doubles. Brian Pellegrini was 2x3 (BB, 3RBI), and Andy Simunic was 2x4 with 2RBI. Brandon Wikoff also had two hits.
Man of the Match: Brian Pellegrini.
Postponed. Double-header vs. West Virginia today.
The ValleyCats gave up a run in the first, but then exploded for an 11-2 win over Staten Island. Andrew Robinson threw 5IP, 3H/1ER, 6K:1BB, and a bullpen of Travis Blankenship (2IP), Joan Belliard (1IP), and Jorge De Leon (1IP) combined for 4H/01ER, 3K:1BB. Jorge De Leon's ERA is now 0.47. Marcus Nidiffer was 3x5 with a double and two homers, knocking in five runs. Tyler Burnett was 2x4 with a walk and an RBI. Enrique Hernandez was 2x5 with a double. Dan Adamson added his 7th homer of the season - a two-run shot.
Man of the Match: Marcus Nidiffer.
Johnson City scored four in the 1st and in the 8th for a 9-6 win over Greeneville. It took six Gastros pitchers to get through the game, with Jeiler Castillo and Ryan Cole not recording an out, and the bullpen inheriting five baserunners, with four of them scoring. Emilio King was 2x4, while Rafael Valenzuela, Chris Lovett, and Ricardo Heredia added RBIs. Defense was a problem, as the Gastros committed six errors - three from Jhonny Medrano, and one each from Ryan Cole, Chris Lovett, and Delino DeShields (who was 0x5).
Man of the Match: Uhh...Emilio King?
The GCL Astros got a three-run 5th to tie the game at 5-5, and the GCL Mets scored the next three runs for an 8-5 win. Francis Ramirez allowed 7H/6R (4ER), 4K:2BB, 3WP in 4.1IP. Jeremiah Meiners allowed 3H/1ER, 2K:1BB in 2.2IP, and Emmanuel Cedano allowed 1ER on a walk and 2WPs. Jose Vargas was 1x4 with RBI, Josh Magee and Ernesto Genoves were both 1x3 with a walk and an RBI.
Man of the Match: Jose Vargas.