Round Rock scored four in the 1st inning, and two in the 5th, and by then it didn't matter that Portland got two in the 7th. Express win 6-2. Shane Loux allowed 8H/2ER, 2K:1BB in 6.2IP (that's 5ER in his last 23.2IP). Jonah Bayliss allowed 1H/0ER, 3K:1BB in 1.1IP and Gary Majewski struck out three and walked one in 1IP. Six of the last seven Portland batters struck out. Jack Shuck (2x5) and Brian Bogusevic (2x5, HR, 2RBI) had your multi-hit games. Bogusevic and Drew Locke hit back-to-back jacks in the first inning. Locke was 1x2 with 2RBI and three walks.
Man of the Match: Drew Locke
Corpus struck first, but Springfield struck more, and the Hooks lose to the Cardinals 4-2. Dallas Keuchel allowed 5H/4R (1ER - two fielding errors by J.D. Martinez), 4K:0BB. Arcenio Leon gave up a run charged to Keuchel, and Evan Englebrook closed out the game with 2K in 1IP. The Hooks spread out six hits over six batters, with Albert Cartwright and Jon Gaston hitting triples, and Federico Hernandez getting a double. Freddy Parejo and Koby Clemens provided the RBIs.
Man of the Match: Dallas Keuchel.
Stockton took a 3-0 lead into the 7th, where the JetHawks got two back in the top of the inning. So Stockton answered with three in the bottom half, and won 6-2. Ross Seaton allowed 9H/3ER, 7K:1BB in 6IP. Brian Wabick allowed 4H/3ER, 1K:2BB in 0.2IP, leaving the bases loaded for David Berner, who got out of the bases loaded jam. The JetHawks only got five hits - two from Mark Ori, who also had the 2RBI. Brian Pellegrini, Jordan Comadena, and Brandon Wikoff had your other hits. Jay Austin drew two walks.
Man of the Match: Mark Ori
Lexington allowed two runs in the first to Greenville, and that's how it stayed until the 7th, when the Legends scored four. Legends win 5-2. Jose Cisnero threw 6IP, allowing 4H/2ER, 6K:3BB. Colton Piktin threw two scoreless, and Wander Alvino - despite two walks - got his first save of the season. Renzo Tello got himself a three-run double, and Jimmy Paredes added an RBI. Paredes and Butera were the only Legends to get on base twice.
Man of the Match: Renzo Tello
Tri-City withstood a late Connecticut rally to hold on for the 3-2 win. Jake Buchanan allowed 4H/0ER, 2K:0BB in 6IP while a bullpen of Travis Blankenship, John Frawley, and Jorge De Leon held the Tigers to 4H/2R (1ER), 5K:1BB. Jorge De Leon has allowed one earned run this season (20.1IP) with 20K:9BB. Marcus Nidiffer hit his 3rd homer with Tri-City - a two run shot in the 4th. Orloff, Burnett, Adamson, Wallace, and Bailey added hits.
Man of the Match: Jake Buchanan.
It wouldn't be a normal day without a Greeneville game getting rained out.