Oklahoma City (48-41), 2.0 GB
Corpus (8-9), 2.0 GB
Nick Tropeano pitched a gem as the Hooks shutout Tulsa 5-3. Trope went 6 IP, allowing just 3 H with 6K:1BB. Kenny Long threw 1.2 IP, giving up 1 H with 1K:2BB. Andrew Robinson finished up with 1.1 IP and 2 K.
Erik Castro was 1x4 with a solo HR. Jonathan Meyer went 2x4 with a solo HR and 2 R. Enrique Hernandez was 2x4 with a solo HR.
Man of the Match: Nick Tropeano
Lancaster (14-4), 3.0 up
The JetHawks scorched High Desert 10-2. Brady Rodgers turned in a strong 6 IP, giving up 8H/1R with 5 K. Cameron Lamb threw 3 IP and gave up 2H/1R with 1K:4BB
Nolan Fontana went 1x4 with 2 BB and 2 R. Carlos Perdomo was 2x4 with 2 BB, 1 3B, 2 R, and 2 RBI. Andrew Aplin was 1x5 with 1 BB, 1 HR, and 2 RBI. Chris Epps was 3x5 with 2 2B, 2 R, and 1 RBI
Man of the Match: Brady Rodgers
Quad Cities (12-5), 0.0 GB
QC moved into a three way tie for first by beating Kane County 12-5. Colton Cain went 5.1 IP, allowing 5H/4R (2 ER) with 6K:3BB. Gerardo Sanchez threw 1.1 IP, allowing 3H/1R with 1 K. Mitchell Lambson pitched 1.1 innings, allowing 1 H with 1 K. Chia-Jen Lo pitched a perfect ninth to wrap up the win.
Jordan Scott went 3x5 with 1 2B, 1 SB, and 1 R. Dan Gulbransen was 2x5 with 1 2B, 2 R, and 1 RBI. Jesse Wierzbicki was 2x5 with 2 2B, 1 R, and 3 RBI. Rio Ruiz went 3x4 with 1 BB, 1 2B, 1 HR, 3 R, and 2 RBI. Roberto Pena was 1x4 with 1 HR and 2 RBI. Brian Blasik went 1x4 with a Grand Slam.
Man of the Match: Rio Ruiz
Tri-City (13-8) 1.0 up
A key error and lack of offense led to the ValleyCats 3-1 loss to Aberdeen. Kyle Westwood gave a strong performance in 5 IP, allowing just 1 H with 3K:1BB. Chris Cotton threw 2.1 IP and gave up 4H/3R (1 ER) with 1 K. Andrew Walter finished up with 1.2 scoreless IP with 1 H and 1 K.
John Kemmer was 1x2 with 2 BB and 1 2B. Chan Moon was 1x2 with 1 SB and 1 R.
Man of the Match: Kyle Westwood
Greeneville (9-8), 4.0 GB
The Astros couldn't overcome a three run 1st by Kingsport, eventually losing 4-1. Edison Frias went 5 IP, allowing 6H/4R (2 ER) with 5 K. Tyler Brunneman threw 1 scoreless inning with 2 K.
Chase McDonald was 1x3 with a solo HR. Christian Moronta went 2x2 with 1 2B.
Man of the Match: Chase McDonald
GCL Astros (7-5), 1.5 GB
DSL Astros (17-11) 2.5 GB