This is a string getting played out. Omaha went ahead and just finished off the sweep with a 6-2 win over Round Rock. Sergio Perez threw 4IP, 5H/5ER, 2K:4BB, 2WP, and Yorman Bazardo threw 4IP as well, allowing 6H/1ER, 2K:2BB. Oswaldo Navarro and Edwin Maysonet had two hits each, with Navarro hitting two doubles, and Maysonet collecting the lone RBI.
Man of the Match: Yorman Bazardo
The Hooks had a 7-2 lead going into the 6th, which dwindled to 7-3, 7-5, 7-7, and ended up losing in 12 innings to Frisco 8-7. Pat Urckfitz had a solid start, throwing 5IP, 8H/2ER, 4K:1BB. Matt Nevarez allowed two runs charged to Jared Wells, and Jose Valdez allowed two runs charged to Matt Nevarez. Jailen Peguero took the loss. J.D. Martinez (BB), Jimmy Van Ostrand (2RBI), Wladimir Sutil (BB), and Ben Heath - in his Double-A debut - (2RBI, BB) had three hits each, while Koby Clemens hit his 25th homer of the year for a 2x6, BB night. Jon Gaston was 0x3, but drew three walks.
Man of the Match: Ben Heath
Lancaster battled back from a 6-1 deficit with a 5-run 4th, but Lake Elsinore was too much, winning 9-8. Leandro Cespedes allowed 8H/6R (5ER), Ashton Mowdy gave up a solo homer in 3IP, Kyle Godfrey had a rough one, allowing 3H/2ER in 0.1IP, and David Berner gave up a hit and three walks in 2.2IP. Jose Altuve hit his 2nd homer for Lancaster, while Mark Ori (3RBI), and Lee Cruz (2RBI) hit homers, as well. Brian Pellegrini was 2x4 with a walk, and Andy Simunic was 2x2 with two walks and a stolen base.
Man of the Match: Mark Ori
Back and forth game with Hagerstown, but Lexington comes out on top 8-6. Tanner Bushue threw 5IP, 10H/5ER, 4K:3BB; Dan Sarisky threw 2IP, 2H/0ER; Brendan Stines walked two in 0.1IP, and Kirk Clark got the Blown Save and the Win. Jimmy Paredes (2BB, HR, 2RBI, SB), Kody Honze (2BB, RBI), Jonathan Meyer (2RBI), Roberto Pena (RBI), and Grant Hogue (SB) had two hits each. Jake Goebbert hit his 10th homer of the year in the 3rd and added a sac fly for a 2RBI night.
Man of the Match: Jimmy Paredes
Tri-City and Connecticut are battling it out for Stedler supremacy with both winning last night. Lowell was the ValleyCats' victim, 3-1. Carlos Quevedo threw 6IP, 5H/0ER, 4K:1BB; Alex Sogard allowed the lone run in 0.2IP, Murillo Gouvea gave up one hit in 1.1IP, and Mike Ness threw a perfect 9th. Austin Wates had himself a game: 3x3, 3B, BB, RBI, 2SB, and scored two of the ValleyCats' three runs. Ben Orloff, Adam Bailey, and Chris Wallace had two hits each.
Man of the Match: Austin Wates