Oklahoma City (39-52)
Final day of the All-Star Break, which also contained the IL/PCL All-Star Game, which the International League won 3-0. J.B. Shuck - the lone OKC representative - drew a walk in his only AB.
Back and forth game at High Desert: Lancaster got a run in the top of the 1st, High Desert answered in the bottom half with five runs. Lancaster chipped away, tying it up with a three-run 8th inning at 6-6, and David Berner gave up a walk-off homer to Denny Almonte - his second of the game. Jake Buchanan threw 7.2IP, 9H/6R (1ER - five unearned runs on Jiovanni Mier's fielding error), 7K:2BB, while Berner gets the loss with 1H/1ER in 0.2IP.
Jonathan Meyer was 2x5 with an RBI, while Grant Hogue, Adam Bailey, Federico Hernandez, and Miguel Arrendell added RBIs. Jiovanni Mier drew two walks and got an RBI, as well, and David Flores was 1x2 with two walks.
Man of the Match: Jake Buchanan
Game 1: Lexington won it with a bottom of the 7th two-run walkoff homer by Telvin Nash. Alex Sogard threw 6IP, 6H/0ER, 7K:0BB, and Jorge De Leon got the win with a perfect 7th.
Up to that point in the 7th, the Legends only had two hits, but Kvasnicka (H/BB) got on base ahead of him, and Nash put the game away. Jay Austin had your other hit.
Man of the Match: Telvin Nash
Game 2: Didn't go as well. It was 0-0 heading into the 5th, and then Savannah scored the next seven runs for a 7-3 win over Lexington. Murilo Gouvea threw 3IP, 2H/0ER, 4K:1BB; David Martinez threw 2IP, 2H/3R (0ER), 0K:2BB; Adam Champion gave up 4H/4ER (all on a grand slam), 1K:1BB in 2IP.
Emilio King and Ben Orloff had two hits; Enrique Hernandez was 1x2 with a walk and a two-run homer. Delino DeShields had a hit, walk, and an RBI.
Man of the Match: Enrique Hernandez
Kerrazy game at Batavia! Tri-City was up 2-1 going into the 9th, scored three in the top half, and then Batavia answered with three runs in the bottom of the 9th, but fell short - and Tri-City wins 5-4. Kyle Hallock allowed 2H/0ER, 4K:3BB in 6IP; Travis Smink gave up 3H/1ER, 2K:0BB in 2IP; Ryan Cole have up 3H/3ER, 1K:2BB and Mitchell Lambson got the final out for his first professional save.
John Hinson was 2x5 with a double, Matt Duffy was 1x4 with 2RBI; Justin Gominsky and Drew Muren had a hit and a walk. Tri-City won this game despite going 1x10 with RISP, and getting out-hit 8-6.
Man of the Match: Kyle Hallock
Greeneville overcame a 4-0 deficit to beat Johnson City 7-4. Danilo Del Rio allowed 5H/4ER, 2K:3BB in 4IP; Zach Dando did some serious work, allowing just 1H/0ER, 5K:0BB in 4IP, and Steve Martin got his first save, despite 2BB in 1IP.
Chase Davidson was 2x3 with two walks, and his two hits were solo homers. Jordan Scott (RBI) and Jose Vargas also had two hits. Josh Magee (RBI) Jesse Wierzbicki (2RBI) had a hit and a walk each.
Man of the Match: Chase Davidson