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Oklahoma City (56-49), 3.0 GB
The RedHawks put up seven runs in the 8th and two more in the 9th to stun Omaha with an 11-4 win. Brad Peacock threw 6IP, 8H/4ER, 6K:1BB and two homers allowed. Phil Humber got the win with 3IP, 0H/0ER, 4K:0BB.
Jose Martinez (two doubles, RBI), George Springer (2B, RBI), and Jimmy Paredes (2RBI) were each 3x5; Brandon Laird was 2x4 with a two-run homer and a walk, Ruben Sosa was 2x4 with a two-run homer.
Man of the Match: Jose Martinez
Corpus (59-43), 1.5 GB
The Hooks gave Mike Foltynewicz a 1-0 lead in the first, and that was all he would need in a 5-0 win over San Antonio. Foltynewicz needed 109 pitches to get through eight scoreless innings, allowing six hits, eight strikeouts and two walks to run his record to 5-1 and drop his ERA to 2.49.
Drew Muren was 2x4 with a double and an RBI; Max Stassi hit his 11th homer of the season, a two-run shot. Domingo Santana was 1x3 with a walk and a stolen base.
Man of the Match: Mike Foltynewicz
Lancaster (61-43), 3.5 up
Wild one in Lancaster as the JetHawks overcame three deficits to win on a 9th-inning walkoff courtesy of Chris Epps, defeating San Jose 8-7. Tommy Shirley allowed 8H/4ER, 5K:4BB in 7IP; Cameron Lamb walked the only batter he faced; Kenny Long gave up a hit that scored Lamb's runner; and Travis Ballew allowed 2H/2ER, 4K:1BB in 1.2IP to get the BS/W.
Tyler Heinenam was 4x5 with three doubles and a homer, leading to 3RBI, and scored the game-winning run; Chris Epps was 3x4 with a double, a walk, and 2RBI. Delino DeShields was 2x3 with two stolen bases; Joe Sclafani (RBI) and Matt Duffy (2B) had two hits each.
Man of the Match: Tyler Heineman
Quad Cities (17-13), 3.5 GB
A 5-run 2nd inning paced Quad Cities to an 8-5 win over Burlington. Lance McCullers threw 5IP, 2H/2ER, 6K:4BB, and needed just 49 pitches to do it. Juri Perez allowed 1H/2ER but 0K:4BB; Gera Sanchez threw 2IP, 1H/0ER, 2K:0BB and Jordan Jankowski gave up 3H/1ER in 1IP.
Teoscar Hernandez was 2x4 with a HR, BB, 2RBI and Roberto Pena added two hits, including a double. Rio Ruiz hit a two-run triple; Dan Gulbransen was 1x3 with a walk and an RBI and two runs scored.
Man of the Match: Teoscar Hernandez
Tri-City (25-12), 4.5 up
A four-run 5th was all the ValleyCats needed, and all the scoring there was in a 4-0 Tri-City win over Hudson Valley. Chris Cotton threw 5.1IP, 3H/0ER, 4K:1BB (lowering his ERA to 0.51); Andrew Walter allowed 2H/0ER, 3K:0BB in 2.2IP; J.D. Osborne gave up a hit and a walk, but struck out the side.
Mike Martinez was 2x4 with an RBI; Conrad Gregor was 1x4 with 2RBI; Chan Moon had a double and a walk, and James Ramsay added a triple and a walk.
Man of the Match: Chris Cotton