Nashville took a 2-0 lead, Round Rock tied it up at 2-2, and then Nashville promptly responded with two more in the 6th for the 4-2 win. Yorman Bazardo allowed 8H/4ER, 5K:1BB, 2WP in 5.2IP. And then the bullpen of Bayliss, Corcoran, and Daigle threw 2.1IP of perfect relief. Brian Bogusevic was 3x3 with a stolen base and a walk, Jack Shuck was 2x3 with 2BB, and German Duran was 2x4 with a double. Shuck has five hits in 11ABs since his 0x5 debut.
Man of the Match: Brian Bogusevic
Corpus was in control for pretty much all of the game in their 11-5 win over San Antonio. Dallas Keuchel threw 6IP, 3H/2ER, 3K:1BB for his first win at Double-A. Jailen Peguero threw two perfect innings. Arcenio Leon came on to finish out the 9th, but gave a up 1H/3ER, 3BB, so Erick Abreu had to close it out. Michael Affronti was 4x4 with a walk and 5RBI on the night. Freddy Parejo, J.D. Martinez (2BB), Jon Gaston (RBI), and Kody Kirkland all had two hits each. Koby Clemens - back for the first time since that hammy injury - was 0x3 with two sac flies and 2RBI.
Man of the Match: Michael Affronti
This was a tight game throughout, but Lancaster was able to withstand a two-run rally in the 9th to defeat Inland Empire 9-8. Robby Donovan allowed 6H/4ER, 4K:4BB, 2WP in 5IP, while Brian Wabick allowed 3H/2ER, 1K:1BB in 1IP. Jose Trinidad allowed 2BB and 2ER, helped by Berner allowing both inherited runners to score, with 2H/0ER in 1IP. Lee Cruz was 4x5 with a triple and an RBI; Jonathan Villar (2B, RBI) and Brandon Barnes (HR, 2RBI) had three hits each. Jay Austin and Andy Simunic had two hits each.
Man of the Match: Brandon Barnes
Hagerstown took a 3-0 lead after the first, Lexington scored the next four for a 4-3 lead going into the bottom of the third, where the Hagerstown...Smiling Baseballs (according to their logo) got four in the bottom of the inning to snag the 8-5 win. Luis Cruz allowed 6H/7R (4ER), 4K:1BB in 4IP - oh yeah, there were errors by Jonathan Meyer, Brian Kemp, Rene Garcia, and Jimmy Paredes (his 37th error). Brad Dydalewicz gave up a hit and three walks in 3IP (1ER), and Mike Schurz walked one in an otherwise uneventful inning. Kody Hinze was 3x4, with his 15th homer and was a triple short of the cycle and 2RBI. Jimmy Paredes and Our Boy Aaron Bray had two hits each, with Jake Goebbert and Renzo Tello adding RBIs.
Man of the Match: Kody Hinze.
Tri-City took a 4-2 lead after four innings, and held in for a 5-3 win over Vermont. Since having their game against Connecticut called for rain, the ValleyCats are 6-4. Alex Sogard got the start, allowing 4H/2ER, 2K:0BB, WP in 3.1IP. Murillo Gouvea got the win with 2.2IP, 3H/1ER, 2K:1BB. Travis Blankenship, Brandt Walker, and Jorge De Leon closed it out with 3IP, 2H/0ER, 2K:1BB combined. Ben Orloff was 3x4 with a double and an RBI (and was caught stealing twice). Enrique Hernandez, Tyler Burnett (HR), and Mike Kvasnicka were each 2x4. The top four spots in the lineup provided 4RBI.
Man of the Match: Tyler Burnett.
Greeneville never led in the game, down 3-0, then 3-1, then 4-1, then 4-3 after the 7th, and Johnson City added a comfort run, winning 5-3. Travis Smink took the loss with 2.2IP, 5H/3ER, 3K:1BB. Gabe Garcia struck out three in 2IP, while Jeiler Castillo and Brian Streilein each gave up a run - with Cole's hit allowing Streilein's run. Rafael Valenzuela hit his first homer (striking out three times in his other ABs), and Chris Wallace was 1x2 with an RBI and a walk.
Man of the Match: Uhhh...Rafael Valenzuela?
The GCL Cardinals almost blanked the GCL Astros, giving up the run in the 9th inning, for a 6-1 win. Danilo Del Rio took the loss, allowing 4IP, 4H/3ER, 2K:1BB, 2WP. B.J. Hagen allowed 4H/1ER in 2IP, Ebert Rosario - another former position player learning how to pitch - threw a perfect 7th to lower his ERA to 33.75, and Pedro Gomez allowed 3H/2ER in 2IP. The GCL Astros got four hits - Josh Magee, Ronald Sanchez (BB, RBI), Jose Monzon, and Chan-Jong Moon.
Man of the Match: Ronald Sanchez