Oklahoma City (48-61)
Omaha (somewhere in middle America) scored nine runs before OKC got their first one, and cruised to a 12-3 win. Brad Hennessey was your starter, and went 2.2IP, allowing 11H/9ER, 1K:2BB; Sam Gervacio came in in relief, and allowed 1H/0ER, 0K:1BB in 3.1IP. Casey Fien gave up 2ER in 1IP, Fernando Abad allowed 1ER in 1IP, and Ross Wolf threw a scoreless 9th.
J.B. Shuck was 3x4 with an RBI triples; Oswaldo Navarro was 2x4 with an RBI; Robinson Cancel, J.R. Towles, and Wladimir Sutil had your other hits, and Brian Bogusevic was hitless, but drew two walks.
Man of the Match: J.B. Shuck
Corpus had a pair of four-run innings, Midland scored the final six runs of the game, but Corpus had the edge, winning 8-7 at Midland. The Hooks used six pitchers: Henry Sosa came back to earth, allowing 9H/6ER, 3K:2BB in 4.2IP; Arcenio Leon got the win with 2H/1R (0ER); Chris Hicks (1.1IP), Josh Zeid (0.2IP), Xavier Cedeno (0.1IP) threw scoreless outings, and Jason Stoffel got his 3rd save since coming over from the Giants organization. Three of the six pitchers used were acquired in trades over the last ten days.
Jimmy Van Ostrand was 3x4 with a walk; Brandon Wikoff (BB, RBI) and Jon Gaston (HR, 3RBI) had two hits each; Jonathan Villar added a solo homer, T.J. Steele drew two walks, and Jose Vallejo was 1x4 with 2RBI.
Man of the Match: Jon Gaston
Lancaster had a two-run lead twice, and gave it up once in a 4-3 win over Bakersfield. Our Boy Andrew Robinson threw 6IP, 8H/2ER, 6K:1BB, improving to 5-8; Kyle Greenwalt threw 2IP, allowing 1H/1R (0ER), 2K:1BB; Kirk Clark threw 1IP, giving up nada.
Erik Castro was 2x3 with two solo homers (6th/7th of the year); David Flores added a solo homer and a single, and Austin Wates had your other RBI. Newcomer Jonathan Singleton got a double in his JetHawks debut, and Grant Hogue got a double, going 1x2.
Man of the Match: Erik Castro
Lexington got two runs in the bottom of the first, but Rome chipped away, ultimately winning 3-2. Mike Foltynewicz threw 6IP, 5H/2R (1ER), 3K:1BB; Gabe Garcia took the loss, allowing 5H/1ER, 1K:0BB, in 3IP.
Lexington only got three hits on the day: Ben Orloff (BB), Ben Heath (RBI), Dan Adamson (RBI), and Mike Kvasnicka, Telvin Nash, Bryce Lane, and Jhonny Medrano drew walks.
Man of the Match: Mike Foltynewicz
The ValleyCats never led in this one, losing 6-1 to Auburn. Juri Perez lasted 3.1IP, 7H/4ER, 3K:3BB; Travis Smink allowed 2H/2ER, 1K:1BB in 1.2IP; Joan Belliard (2IP), Kristian Bueno (3BB), and Ryan Cole threw scoreless outings.
And lots of walks, only two hits (Drew Muren, Hector Rodriguez) to report. Miles Hamblin (3BB), John Hinson and Neiko Johnson each drew two walks. Zach Johnson and Jacke Healey had your other walks.
Man of the Match: Gah. How about Miles Hamblin, went 0x1, but with three walks?
Princeton got three in the top of the 1st, and that was all they needed for a 6-1 win over the Gastros. Ricardo Batista threw 4IP, 5H/3ER, 3K:4BB; Rodney Quintero walked two, allowing an earned run; Paris Shewey gave up 2H/1ER in 1.2IP, and Zach Dando allowed 3H/1ER, 1K:1BB.
Luis Alvarez was 2x3 with a walk, Jorge Sosa (BB), Jesse Wierzbicki, Chase Davidson, Ariel Ovando (2B), and Darwin Rivera (BB) all had a hit each.
Man of the Match: Luis Alvarez
GCL Astros (11-24)
Despite allowing two runs in the top of the 9th, the GCL Astros beat the GCL Cardinals 4-3. Enderson Franco threw 5IP, 5H/1ER, 2K:3BB; Juan Mojica allowed 2H/0ER in 2IP, Steve Dennison gave up a hit in 1IP, and Blake Ford gave up 5H/2ER in the 9th.
Jose Fernandez was 2x4 with a double and an RBI, and Rafael Valenzuela and Justin Shults had your other RBIs.
Man of the Match: Enderson Franco