Oklahoma City (49-41), 1.0 GB
Asher Wojciechowski was super-human last night as OKC beat the Junior Rangers 5-0. Wojo pitched a complete game one-hitter, striking out five and walking one. Two double plays along the way meant that he faced the minimum, 27 batters.
Grossman was 2x4 with 2 RBI. Marwin Gonzalez was 1x5 with 1 2B and 3 RBI. George Springer went 1x3 with 1 BB and 1 SB
Man of the Match: Asher Wojciechowski
Corpus (9-9), 1.0 GB
Bobby Doran turned in a strong start and Preston Tucker showed signs of getting things on track as he propelled CC to a 4-2 win over Tulsa. Doran turned in 6 IP, allowing 4H/2R with 2K:2BB. Carlos Quevedo, Pat Urckfitz, and Jorge De Leon combined for 3 shutout innings in relief, with Quevedo giving up 1 H and De Leon adding 1 K.
Tucker went 2x4 with 2 HR and 3 RBI. Max Stassi added a solo HR as he went 1x4.
Man of the Match: Preston Tucker
Lancaster (14-5), 2.0 up
Lancaster lost to High Desert 7-3. Tyson Perez threw 6 IP and gave up 8H/6R with 1K:3BB. Theron Geith threw 2 IP and allowing 3H/1R with 2 K.
Andrew Aplin was 2x4 with 1 2B, 1 R, and 1 RBI. Joe Sclafani went 2x3 with 1 BB
Man of the Match: Andrew Aplin
Quad Cities (12-5), 0.0 GB
Tri-City (14-8) 2.0 up
The ValleyCats and the IronBirds locked up for 11 and a half innings before a walk-off home run in the 12th gave Tri-City a 2-1 win. Randall Fant threw 5 scoreless innings with 4 H and 2 K. Zach Morton went 4 IP, allowing 3H/1R with 5K:1BB. Richard Rodriguez went the final 3 IP allowing 1 H and striking out an amazing 8 batters.
Tony Kemp was the only ValleyCat hitting for most of the game, finishing 4x5 with 1 R, but had 2 CS. Ryan Dineen supplied the game-winner while going 1x5.
Man of the Match: Tough call. Four strong individual performances and one clutch hit. (channeling my inner Oprah) YOU get a Man of the Match, YOU get a Man of the Match, YOU get a Man of the Match, YOU get a Man of the Match, YOU get a Man of the Match! EVERYBODY GETS A MAN OF THE MATCH!!!!!
Greeneville (10-8), 2.5 GB
The Astros avoided the sweep by beating Kingston 3-2. Sebastian Kessay threw 2.2 IP, allowing just a solo HR with 3 K. Christian Garcia went 2.1 scoreless innings with 1 H, 1 K, and 1 BB. Austin Chrismon threw 2 IP, giving up 3H/1R. JD Osborne went the final 2 scoreless with 2 H and 5 K for his fifth save. Osborne has been lights out so far for Greeneville. In 6 games and 10 innings, he has yet to allow a run while tallying 19 strikeouts to just 2 walks. With runners on, opponents are hitting just .053 against him so far.
Tanner Mathis was 2x3 with 1 RBI. Chase McDonald went 1x4 with 1 HR and 2 RBI.
Man of the Match: JD Osborne
GCL Astros (8-5), 1.5 GB
The Astros unloaded on the Braves, winning 13-1. Joe Bircher went 5 shutout innings with 6 H and 4 K. Javier Lozano threw 1 IP, giving up 0H/1R (unearned) with 1K:1BB. Chris Munnely went 1 scoreless with 1 BB. Kevin Ferguson went the final 2 IP with 1 K.
Luis Reynoso went 4x6 with 1 2B and 2 R. Tyler White went 2x3 with 1 2B, 2 R, and 2 RBI. Jean Batista was 3x4 with 1 2B, 2 R, and 2 RBI. Jacob Nottingham was 1x2 with 2 BB, 1 HR, 2 R, and 2 RBI. Luis De La Rosa was 1x2 with 1 BB, 1 2B, 1 R, and 3 RBI.
Man of the Match: Joe Bircher
DSL Astros (18-11) 1.5 GB
The Astros squeeked one out against the Red Sox, winning 4-3. Juan Hernandez pitched 1.1 innings and gave up 3H/2R with 2K:2BB. Junior Garcia went 4.2 scoreless IP with 1 H and 3 K. Victor Mesa threw 1 IP, allowing 2H/1R (unearned) with 1K:1BB. Christhoper Santamaria went 1.1 scoreless, and Angel Heredia (yep, this guy) finished up the final .2 IP with 1 H and 2 K.
Luis Payano was 1x3 with 1 2B, 1 R, and 1 RBI. Hector Roa was 1x4 with 1 2B and 1 R. Jarico Reynoso was 1x3 with 1 R and 1 RBI.
Man of the Match: Junior Garcia