Oklahoma City (34-46)
Round Rock got out to a 6-0 lead by the end of the 2nd, but the Express and RedHawks traded four-run innings and OKC lost 12-9. Gustavo Chacin lasted 3IP, allowing 12H/8ER, 2K:0BB, and 4HR. Danny Meszaros gave up a hit and two walks (3Ks) in 2IP; Sam Gervacio allowed 3H/4ER, 1K:2BB, HR in 1.2IP; Jose Valdez walked one and struck out one; and Emerson Frostad became the second OKC catcher to make an appearance on the mound, and got two outs without incident.
Collin DeLome was 3x5 with three doubles and 2RBI, while Drew Locke hit his 5th homer, drew a walk, and got two other hits for a 3x5 night, and Oswaldo Navarro also had three hits. J.B. Shuck and Brian Bogusevic were 1x4 with a walk, and OKC as an offense was 4x18 w/RISP, leaving 15 men on base.
Man of the Match: Collin DeLome
Lancaster never trailed, taking an 8-0 lead before High Desert got on the board, JetHawks win, 12-7. Our Boy Andrew Robinson threw 7IP, 8H/3ER, 2K:1BB for the win; Yordany Ramirez allowed 2H/3ER, 2K:1BB in 0.2IP, Mike Ness gave up a solo homer (accounting for two of Ramirez' runs), and Kirk Clark threw a perfect 9th inning.
Kody Hinze was 3x5 with a three-run homer and 6RBI on the night. Grant Hogue (2B, RBI), Jiovanni Mier (BB, RBI), Jonathan Meyer (RBI), Rene Garcia (SB) and Andy Simunic (BB) had two hits each.
Man of the Match: Kody Hinze
West Virginia broke a 3-3 tie in the bottom of the 8th, going on to beat Lexington 4-3. Ruben Alaniz allowed 5H/3ER, 7K:2BB in 5IP, and David Martinez got the final nine outs, allowing 1H/1ER, 2K:1BB in 3IP and taking the hard-luck loss.
The Legends only got four hits - a homer from Tyler Burnett, a double from Ben Heath, and hits from Emilio King and Ben Orloff. Telvin Nash made his return to the Legends' lineup, and went 0x4.
Man of the Match: David Martinez
Tri-City held off a late Connecticut rally, where the Tigers scored the final three runs, but still lost to the ValleyCats 6-5. Juri Perez threw 5IP, 6H/2ER, 7K:1BB; Travis Smink allowed 4H/1ER, 1K:0BB in 2IP; Garrett Bullock allowed 1H/0ER, 1K:1BB in 1IP, and Ryan Cole got the save despite a 3H/2R (1ER) IP.
Justin Gominsky, John Hinson (SB), and Brandon Meredith (2 2Bs, SB, RBI) had two hits each, while Drew Muren, Zach Johnson (BB), and Miles Hamblin (2B) added RBIs.
Man of the Match: Brandon Meredith
Brutal start to the season for the Gastros. They had a 5-1 lead going into the 8th, allowed five runs in the top of the inning, got it back in the bottom half, and allowed two runs in the top of the 10th for an 8-6 loss to Kingsport. Luis Ordosgoitti allowed 3H/1ER, 3K:1BB in 6IP, getting 11 grounders to three flyball outs; Zach Dando allowed 3H/4R (3ER), 1K:2BB. Jeremiah Meiners got the blown save, allowing an unearned run and a walk, with no hits, yet costing Dando two earned runs. Paris Shewey took the loss with 3H/2ER, 2K:0BB in the 10th.
Leadoff hitter Garen Wright was 3x5 with his first homer of the season; Ernesto Genoves was 2x4 with a double and an RBI. Chase Davidson and Luis Alvarez were each 1x4 with a walk and an RBI, with Davidson hitting his 4th homer of the season.
Man of the Match: Garen Wright
GCL Astros (3-4)