Oklahoma City (40-36), 3.5 GB
OKC had a 2-1 lead heading into the 6th, but two Omaha runs gave them the margin for a 3-2 win over the RedHawks. Phil Humber got the hard-luck loss with 7IP, 6H/3R (1ER), 3K:1BB, 2HBP, 2WP; Jose Valdez allowed only a hit in the final two innings.
Brett Wallace (2B) and Jake Elmore were each 2x4; Jimmy Paredes hit a 2-run homer. Jon Homerton was 1x3 with a walk.
Man of the Match: Unbelievably, Phil Humber.
Lancaster (5-0), 1.5 up
The JetHawks remain undefeated in the 2nd Half with three two-run innings for a 6-3 win over Bakersfield. Tyson Perez threw 3.1IP, 5H/2ER, 3K:3BB; Michael Dimock threw 1.2IP, 2H/0ER, 0K:1BB and David Rollins closed it out with the 12-out save, allowing 2H/1ER, 7K:1BB.
Carlos Perdomo was 3x5 with an RBI; MP Cokinos was 2x3 with a double and 4RBI; Delino DeShields was 0x4 with a walk and two runs scored. Preson Tucker was 1x3 with a double and walk.
Man of the Match: MP Cokinos
Quad Cities (4-0), tied
Tri-City (6-2), 1.5 up
Tri-City got shut down by Connecticut in a 4-0 loss in which the ValleyCats collected four hits. Michael Feliz threw 5IP, 3H/2R (0ER), 4K:0BB; Charles Basford allowed 2H/1ER in 1IP; Andrew Thurman allowed 4H/1ER in 2IP.
Tony Kemp, D'Andre Toney (2B), Dan Gulbransen and Luis Alvarez had your lone hits. Jon Kemmer drew the only walk.
Man of the Match: Michael Feliz.
Greeneville (1-4), 3.0 GB
Elizabethton scored the first seven runs in a 7-2 win over the Gastros. Jordan Mills allowed 2H/1R (0ER), 3K:2BB in 2IP; Christian Garcia allowed 4H/2ER, 3K:0BB in 3IP; Gerardo Ramirez allowed 5H/4ER, 2K:1BB in 1IP; J.D. Osborne struck out four in two scoreless innings, and Sebastian Kessay allowed a hit and a walk in the 9th.
Bobby Borchering was 2x4; Darwin Rivera was 2x4 with a double and a two-run homer, but committed three errors; Marc Wik had your other hit, going 1x2 before being replaced by newly-demoted Ariel Ovando, who went 0x2.
Man of the Match: Uhhhh
GCL Astros (2-1), tied
The Astros withstood a late rally by the Tigers, preserving a 5-4 win. Brandon Culbreth allowed 4H/1ER, 7K:1BB in 5IP; Javier Lozano gave up 2H/1ER, 1K:2BB in 2IP; Jose Montero allowed a hit and a walk in 1IP; Erick Gonzalez allowed 3H/2ER, 1K:1BB in 1IP.
Tyler White was 2x3 with a double and two walks; Jason Martin (SB), Brett Booth (2B, RBI) and Ydarqui Marte each had a hit and a walk. Jacob Nottingham provided a walk and an RBI.
Man of the Match: Brandon Culbreth.