Oklahoma City (40-35), 3.5 GB
Game 1: OKC beats Omaha in Game 1 of a double-header, 6-5, in 10 innings. Brad Peacock had one of the strangest lines I've seen with 6IP, 7H/5R (2ER), 1K:6BB; Kevin Chapman allowed a hit in 1IP, Jason Stoffel allowed 2H/0ER, 1K:1BB in 2IP and Josh Zeid gets the win by allowing just one hit in the 10th inning.
Brandon Laird was 2x5 with a 6th inning 2-run homer and the walkoff RBI double with two outs in the 10th. Jose Martinez was 2x4 with an RBI. Jon Singleton, hitting 6th, was 1x2 with two walks and no strikeouts.
Man of the Match: Brandon Laird
Game 2: Omaha overcame a 2-0 deficit to take a 3-2 lead into the bottom of the 6th. OKC tied it up, but Omaha got the run back in the 7th for a Sunday split, 4-3 win over OKC. Brady Rodgers made the spot start, throwing 5IP, 5H/1ER, 4K:0BB in his Triple-A debut. Eric Berger allowed 2H/2ER, 0K:2BB in 0.2IP and Rhiner Cruz took the loss, giving up 2H/1ER, 1K:1BB in 1.1IP.
Robbie Grossman was 2x4 with 2RBI and two stolen bases; Cody Clark was 2x3. Che-Hsuan Lin was 1x3 with a walk and an outfield assist.
Man of the Match: Brady Rodgers
Corpus (3-3), 1.0 GB
Corpus jumped out to a 3-0 lead and was able to hold on for a 6-3 win at Frisco. David Martinez took the mound for the first three innings, allowing 2H/1ER, 3K:1BB; Mike Foltynewicz allowed 5H/1ER, 1K:1BB in the next 3IP; Andrew Robinson allowed 3H/1ER, 2K:0BB; Kenny Long gave up a hit to the only batter he faced and Pat Urckfitz got the four-out save.
Rene Garcia was 3x5 with an RBI; Jonathan Meyer (RBI) and Zach Johnson (SB) were each 2x5 with a double. George Springer hit his 19th home run in what is likely his final Double-A game. and Enrique Hernandez and Raoul Torrez each had a hit and a walk.
Man of the Match: Rene Garcia
Lancaster (4-0), 1.0 up
Lancaster competed a four-game sweep of Rancho Cucamonga with a 12-6 win. Chris Devenski threw 4IP, 5H/4ER, 3K:1BB; Jonas Dufek got the win with 2IP, 2H/0ER, 4K:0BB; Theron Geith allowed 3H/2ER; Cameron Lamb and Blair Walters threw scoreless outings to close the game.
So many homers. Andrew Aplin was 3x4 with an RBI and a walk; Tyler Heineman was 2x4 with an RBI. Joe Sclafani was 1x3 with a homer and two walks; Carlos Perdomo was 2x4 with a homer and a walk; But Preston Tucker swung the Big Bat, with two three-run homers and 6RBI total.
Man of the Match: Preston Tucker
Quad Cities (4-0), tied
Quad Cities jumped on Kane County early, taking a 4-0 lead in the 1st and riding it out for a 6-1 win. Lance McCullers threw 5IP, 1H/0ER, 7K:2BB; Daniel Minor threw two perfect innings, and Mitchell Lambson gave up 5H/1ER, 1K:0BB in 2IP.
Carlos Correa was 3x5 and has an eight-game hitting streak in which six of those games are multi-hit games. He's hitting .488/.532/.561 in his last ten games. Teoscar Hernandez was 3x5 with a HR and 2RBI; Jesse Wierzbicki (SB), Rio Ruiz (2SB, 2RBI) and Ruben Sosa (SB, BB, 2RBI) had two hits each. Miles Hambin drew three walks.
Man of the Match: Lance McCullers
Tri-City (6-1), 2.5 up
Wild one at Connecticut yesterday with a scoreless game heading into the 10th, but Tri-City put up five and withstood a Connecticut rally for a 5-2 win. Adrian Houser threw 5IP, 2H/0ER, 6K:2BB; Tanner Bushue then threw four hitless/scoreless innings with six strikeouts and no walks; Pat Christensen allowed 2H/2ER in 1IP.
Dan Gulbransen was 2x5 with 2RBI; Jose Fernandez was 1x3 with two walks and an RBI. Ronnie Mitchell had a hit and a walk.
Man of the Match: Houser and Bushue
Greeneville (1-3) 3.0 GB
Home opener for the Gastros saw a 3-0 lead slip away in the 8th and a 5-3 Elizabethton win in the 10th.
Frederick Tiburcio threw 4IP, 1H/0ER, 5K:1BB while Krishawn Holley gave up 1H/0ER, 2K:1BB in 3IP; Tyler Brunnemann allowed 3H/3ER, 1K:0BB in 0.2IP. Gonzalo Sanudo gave up 4H/2ER (and two of Brunnemann's runs) in 1.2IP; Ryan Connolly allowed 1H/0ER in the final 0.2IP.
Darwin Rivera was 2x4 with a double, Tanner Mathis was 2x4; Edwin Gomez was 1x4 with a double and 2RBI. Jack Mayfield was 1x3 with a stolen base.
Man of the Match: Frederick Tiburcio