Oklahoma City (44-40), 3.5 GB
OKC brought a 3-0 deficit back to 3-3, but ultimately gave up the go-ahead run in the top of the 6th to lose 6-4 at home to Albuquerque. Three errors suck, especially when they lead to three unearned runs. Jarred Cosart allowed 6H/3R (1ER), 7K:3BB in 5IP; Kevin Chapman gave up two runs (one earned) in 1IP; Jason Stoffel allowed 2H/1ER, 1K:1BB in 2IP and Josh Zeid struck out two in a clean 9th inning.
Brandon Laird was 2x4 with a home run and a walk; Jon Singleton (RBI, Error) and Robbie Grossman also had two hits. George Springer hit his 2nd homer at Triple-A, drew two walks, and stole a base.
Man of the Match: George Springer
Corpus (5-7), 1 GB
And Tulsa completed the three-game sweep with a dominant two-hit shutout of Corpus in a 3-0 win. Bobby Doran threw 5IP, 6H/2R (1ER), 2K:1BB; Kenny Long allowed 2H/1ER, 2K:0BB in 1IP; Andrew Robinson (2K) and Carlos Quevedo threw hitless innings, and Pat Urckfitz allowed a hit in the 9th.
Erik Castro had a hit and a walk; Jonathan Meyer had your other hit. Enrique Hernandez, Domingo Santana, and Drew Muren each drew walks.
Man of the Match: Bobby Doran.
Lancaster (10-2), 1.0 up
Lancaster came back from a 5-3 deficit with five late runs for an 8-5 win over Bakersfield. Chris Devenski allowed 8H/4ER, 5K:0BB in 3.2IP; Theron Geith allowed 2H/1ER in 1.1IP and Brady Rodgers closed it out with 4IP, 3H/0ER, 2K:0BB.
Brandon Meredith was 2x4 with a three-run homer; Delino DeShields was 2x4 with a walk and three stolen bases. Andrew Aplin, Telvin Nash, Chris Epps, and Carlos Perdomo each drew a hit and a walk as eight different JetHawks crossed the plate.
Man of the Match: Delino DeShields
Quad Cities (8-3), 3.0 GB
Quad Cities scored three runs in the bottom of the 9th for a nice walk-off 9-8 win, but Carlos Correa was hit on the right hand (again) by a Matt Anderson pitch in his first AB and left the game. X-Rays will apparently be taken, but it seems as though the fear is that he has broken his hand. Colton Cain allowed 7H/4R (2ER), 1K:2BB; Jamaine Cotton allowed 8H/4ER, 0K:1BB in 3.1IP and Mitchell Lambson allowed just one hit, no runs, 3K:2BB in 2.2IP.
Brett Phillips was 3x5 with 2RBI; Jordan Scott (2B, RBI), Roberto Pena, and Austin Elkins (2B, RBI, 2BB) each had two hits. The RiverBandits committed four errors on the night.
Man of the Match: Brett Phillips
Postponed - rain.
Greeneville (7-5), 3.0 GB
Game 1: Greeneville held Burlington to three hits in a 7-0 win. Edison Frias allowed 3H/0ER, 5K:0BB in 6IP; Christian Garcia struck out one in a clean 7th inning. Ariel Ovando hit his 2nd homer for the Gastros, going 2x3 with 2RBI; Marc Wik and Bobby Borchering (2B, BB) also had two hits. Jack Mayfield was 1x1 with a double, 2RBI, and two walks.
Man of the Match: Ariel Ovando
Game 2: And Greeneville extended their win streak to six with an 8-1 win in Game 2. Enderson Franco allowed 4H/1ER, 3K:1BB in 5IP; Ryan Connolly gave up 3H/0ER in 1IP; Gonzalo Sanudo allowed 1H/0ER in 1IP. Angel Ibaniez was 3x3 with a walk; Juan Santana (2RBI), Marc Wik, Bobby Borchering (HR, 2RBI), and Ariel Ovando (2B) had two hits each.
Man of the Match: Bobby Borchering.
GCL Astros (5-3), 0.5 up