Fresno rolled all over Round Rock, roughing up Josh Banks in an 8-1 win. Banks threw 5IP, 9H/7R (5ER), 3K:1BB, WP to drop his record to 8-8. Chris Sampson, Roy Corcoran, and Jonah Bayliss held Fresno scoreless over three innings, and Fernando Abad allowed the final run of the game. Matt Kata was 2x3 with the lone RBI, while Brian Bogusevic and Chris Shelton were both 1x4 with a double, Collin DeLome provided your other hit.
Man of the Match: Matt Kata, despite him being the one committing the error leading to two unearned runs.
San Antonio put up a run over four separate innings, defeating Corpus 4-1. Jordan Lyles threw 5IP, 7H/2ER, 3K:1BB, and needed 90 pitches to do it. Matt Nevarez gave up a hit and two walks, while Erick Abreu (2IP) and Arcenio Leon (1IP) each allowed two hits, a walk, and a run. No extra-base hits, as the Hooks were held to five hits and no walks, but Cartwright, rehabbing Manzella, J.D. Martinez, David Cook, and Michael Affronti (RBI) got on base.
Man of the Match: Jordan Lyles
High drama at Inland Empire last night, as the JetHawks came back from 4-2 down in the 8th to tie the game on John Curtis' 2-run single. In the 12th, Mark Ori doubled, and John Curtis provided another RBI to give the JetHawks a 5-4 win. Pat Urckfitz threw 6IP, 7H/4R (1ER), 6K:2BB with Ashton Mowdy, Kyle Godfrey, and David Berner locking it down. Godfrey struck out six in 3IP. The bottom of the 7th was an interesting one for Inland Empire, as the three outs came by way of: hit by batted ball, caught stealing, caught stealing. John Curtis was 4x6 with 3RBI, with Jonathan Villar and Brandon Barnes providing the other two RBI. Jay Austin stole his 48th base of the year, Barnes walked three times, and Andy Simunic struck out four times, and walked twice.
Man of the Match: John Curtis
The Legends held Hagerstown to one run through five, but that quickly turned into eight runs, and the Legends lost 8-3. Tanner Bushue threw 6.2IP, 5H/6ER, 4K:2BB, 2HR, and Dan Sarisky gave up 3H/2ER in 1.1IP. Twelve of Bushue's 16 in play outs were flyballs. Jake Goebbert was 2x4 with 2RBI, while Kody Hinze provided your other RBI. Our Boy Aaron Bray was 0x3 with a walk.
Man of the Match: Jake Goebbert.
Rough one for the ValleyCats as Mahoning Valley comes up with a walkoff sac fly in the bottom of the 9th for a 3-2 loss. The winning run got to third on a single, wild pitch, single. Carlos Quevedo threw 7.2IP, 4H/2ER, 1K:0BB, Travis Blankenship walked a batter and got an out, while Brandt Walker was charged with the loss. Wilton Infante was 2x3 with an RBI, and Tyler Burnett (2B, BB) and Mike Kvasnicka had the only other two hits.
Man of the Match: Carlos Quevedo