The misery continues for Round Rock as they drop their 8th in a row, losing 5-1 at Omaha, despite outhitting the Royals 13-8. Josh Banks threw a complete game, with 8IP, 8H/5ER, 3K:2BB, WP, HBP. Edwin Bellorin was 3x4, and Oswaldo Navarro, Chris Shelton, Brandon Barnes, Edwin Maysonet, and German Duran had two hits each. Navarro had your lone RBI, and Duran your only walk.
Man of the Match: Oswaldo Navarro
Corpus was all over Frisco offensively, and held them to three hits for a 9-0 win. Erick Abreu improved to 4-4 with 7IP, 3H/0ER, 4K:0BB; Arcenio Leon threw 1IP, 0H/0ER, 1K:2BB, and Shane Wolf threw a perfect 9th. Albert Cartwright was 3x5 with a double and 2RBI, and Federico Hernandez was 3x4 with two runs scored. David Cook and Jon Gaston hit homers, and Koby Clemens added 2RBI. Clemens and Martinez combined for a 1x8 night.
Man of the Match: Erick Abreu
Lancaster took an early 1-0 lead, but Lake Elsinore scored the next six runs for a 6-2 win. Mike Modica got the start, having made his first 35 appearances out of the bullpen, and threw 4IP, 5H/3ER; Jose Trinidad allowed 5H/2ER in 3IP, and Edwin Walker and David Carpenter threw an inning each. Brian Pellegrini and Lee Cruz each hit a solo homer for the scoring. Jay Austin stole his 53rd base of the year.
Man of the Match: Brian Pellegrini
Oof. Hagerstown scored three runs in each of the 1st and 2nd innings, and won 9-1 over Lexington. Luis Cruz allowed 6H/6R (5ER), 0K:3BB in 1.2IP. Colton Pitkin allowed 4H/3ER, 2K:1BB, WP, Balk; Yordany Ramirez threw 2IP, 2H/0ER, 2K:2BB, WP, and Mike Schurz threw 2IP, 2H/0ER to close it out. The Legends got four hits - two of them for extra bases from Barry Butera (RBI) and Brian Kemp (both doubles). Grant Hogue and Jonathan Meyer provided your other hits. Butera came in for Jiovanni Mier as a defensive replacement in the 7th.
Man of the Match: Butera
The ValleyCats kept their half-game lead over Connecticut by beating up on last-place Lowell, 11-1. They'll finish the series with Lowell today, and then head to KeySpan Park for a brutal three-game season-closing series with McNamara Division leaders Brooklyn (48-23. Yeah, 25 games over .500 after 71 games). Andrew Robinson threw a strong start, going 6IP, 2H/0ER, 2K:2BB (11 groundouts, and three flyouts). Adam Champion allowed 1H/1ER, 2K:1BB, and John Frawley closed it out with 1H/0ER, 1K:0BB in 1IP. Adam Bailey and Mike Kvasnicka (RBI) were each 3x4, and Chris Wallace was 2x4 with 2RBI. Tyler Burnett hit a 2-run homer, and Austin Wates was 0x4 with a walk, RBI, and stolen base.
Man of the Match: Andrew Robinson