Oklahoma City (48-62)
Despite out-hitting Omaha 6-4, Omaha out-scored OKC 2-0. Starting pitcher Lucas Harrell got tossed in the 2nd, and had a line of 1.1IP, 3H/2ER, 1K:0BB before his ejection. Wesley Wright threw 3.2 perfect innings, Doug Arguello threw two perfect innings, and Mickey Storey added a perfet inning in relief before Jeff Fulchino broke up a streak of 21 consecutive outs by RedHawks' pitchers.
J.B. Shuck is playing like a man on fire, getting another 3x4 game with a double. Robinson Cancel (BB), Collin DeLome (2SB), and Tommy Manzella added a hit.
Man of the Match: The bullpen.
Corpus had a 3-2 lead going into the bottom of the 7th, but Midland got two in the bottom half, for a 4-3 win over the Hooks. Jonnathan Aristil allowed 5H/2ER, 2K:5BB in 4.2IP; Blake King allowed 2R (1ER) in 2IP with an HBP and a walk (4Ks, though). Henry Villar gave up the hit that scored both 7th inning runs.
Brandon Barnes, Kody Hinze (BB, RBI), Jimmy Van Ostrand (BB), Chris Wallace (HR), Jon Gaston (2B, OF assist), and Brandon Wikoff had your hits.
Man of the Match: Chris Wallace
Bakersfield got two runs in the bottom of the 5th for a 4-3 win over the JetHawks. Jose Cisnero threw 5IP, but gave up 6H/4R (3ER), 7K:3BB; Wes Musick threw three scoreless IPs, allowing four hits and striking out two.
Austin Wates (2B, RBI), Jonathan Singleton (2B), Jonathan Meyer, and Erik Castro (BB, RBI) had two hits each. Miguel Arrendell got a double and a walk, and Rene Garcia hit a triple, and drew a walk. Jose Carlos Thompson was 0x5 with 3K.
Man of the Match: Austin Wates
Lexington got six runs in the bottom of the 4th, but found themselves trailing Kannapolis 7-6 in the bottom of the 9th. Runs in both that half-inning, and the bottom of the 11th gave the Legends an 8-7 win. Ruben Alaniz threw 5IP, 2H/3R (0ER); David Martinez allowed 3H/3R (1ER) in 3IP; Brian Streilein gave up 2H/1ER, 0K:3BB in 2IP, and Jason Chowning got the win with 1IP, 2H/0ER. Yes, five errors led to five unearned runs.
Emilio King was 3x5 with an outfield assist; Jay Austin (2RBI) and Dan Adamson (HR, 4RBI) had two hits each. Telvin Nash and Tyler Burnett (H) drew two walks each.
Man of the Match: Dan Adamson
Auburn was all over Tri-City in a 13-6 win. Jonas Dufek allowed 9H/5R (2ER), 5K:1BB in 3.2IP; Dayan Diaz allowed two hits and two walks (1ER); Ebert Rosario gave up 3H/2R (1ER) in 1IP, and Travis Blankenship had the Ugly with 4H/5ER, 3K:2BB in 2IP.
Brandon Meredith hit his first professional homer and added a walk to go with 2RBI. Matt Duffy (2B), Drew Muren (BB, RBI), and Neiko Johnson (BB, 2RBI) had two hits each. Bubby Williams hit his fourth homer of the year.
Man of the Match: Brandon Meredith
Greeneville got a pair of three-run innings on their way to a 7-2 win over Princeton. Tyson Perez threw 5IP, 4H/0ER, 2K:0BB; Jeremiah Meiners and Brad Propst allowed a 1H/1ER, and a walk in 2IP each.
Chase Davidson was 2x4 with his 10th homer of the season, Alex Todd was 2x3 with a double and an RBI. Ariel Ovando was 1x4 with a double and 2RBI.
Man of the Match: Chase Davidson.