*Astros domestic affiliates go 4-3
*Domingo Santana had a perfect day at the plate as OKC beats Round Rock
*Kyle Weiland gave up back-to-back-to-back homers in the 9th in a Corpus loss
*Lancaster went Total Offense to whoop High Desert
*Chase McDonald and Brett Phillips homered for Quad Cities 9th win in their last 10 games
*Tri-City dropped one to Aberdeen on a walkoff in the 10th.
*Greeneville scored three late inning runs in a win over division-leading Elizabethton
*GCL Astros wild pitched their way to a loss against the GCL Yankees2
Oklahoma City (55-57, 2.5 GB)
OKC never trailed in the first of a series at Round Rock, though they did give back a 3-0 lead. The RedHawks got the go-ahead run in the 5th, and then added three in the 8th en route to a 7-3 win. Brad Peacock threw 5.2IP, 7H/3ER, 5K:1BB, Anthony Bass allowed a hit and two walks in 1.1IP; Richard Rodriguez threw a perfect 8th, and Kevin Chapman gave up two hits and a walk but struck out the side in the 9th.
Domingo Santana was 4x4 with a walk and 2RBI; Austin Wates was 3x6; Jonathan Villar (BB, 2R), Max Stassi, and Joe Sclafani (BB, RBI, 2R) had two hits each for a total of 17 hits - 16 of them singles.
Man of the Match: Domingo Santana
Corpus (18-21, 6.0 GB; 52-57 overall)
Well well. Corpus had a 4-3 lead heading into the 5th before San Antonio plated a run in the 5th, 6th, 7th, and then four in the 9th on back-to-back-to-back homers for a 10-4 San Antonio win. Brady Rodgers allowed 10H/4ER, 2K:0BB in 5IP; Colton Cain gave up 3H/2R (1ER), 3K:3BB in 3IP; and Kyle Weiland allowed 5H/4ER and all three of those 9th inning homers.
Tony Kemp was 2x5; Ruben Sosa, Conrad Gregor, and Brandon Meredith had a hit and a walk each; MP Cokinos hit a 3-run homer, his first of the season.
Man of the Match: Tony Kemp
Lancaster (20-18, 2.0 GB; 64-44 overall*)
*clinched playoff berth
Lancaster put a whoopin' on High Desert last night, up 8-2 by the end of the 2nd and cruising to 13-5 win. Evan Grills allowed 9H/5ER, 2K:0BB in 4IP; Juan Minaya allowed a hit and a walk in the 5th, and Brian Holmes threw the final 4IP, allowing just 2H/0ER, 4K:0BB.
Tyler White (2 2B, 2BB, 2RBI), Tanner Mathis (2B, 3B, BB, 4RBI), and Jack Mayfield (BB, RBI) had three hits each; Chan Moon (SB), Teoscar Hernandez (2B, RBI), Rio Ruiz (2B, RBI, SB), and Jon Kemmer (RBI) had two hits each. Jobduan Morales was 0x3 but with 3BB.
Man of the Match: Well, the offense, and Brian Holmes.
Quad Cities (21-16, 1.0 GB; 56-50 overall)
Despite allowing three runs in the top of the first, Quad Cities scored the next seven runs on their way to a 7-5 win over Clinton - their fourth straight win and 9th in their last ten games. Andrew Thurman allowed 7H/4ER, 7K:2BB in 7IP; Tyler Brunnemann gave up 2H/1ER, 1K:0BB in the 8th and Frederick Tiburcio walked one and struck out one in the 9th for his 6th save.
Chase McDonald was 3x4 with a solo homer and 3RBI total; Brett Phillips was 2x4 with a double and a solo homer; James Ramsay was 1x1 with a double, two walks, and an RBI. Marc Wik was 1x4 with a stolen base.
Man of the Match: Chase McDonald
Tri-City (31-14, 8.0 up)
Tri-City and Aberdeen traded runs in the 4th but was Aberdeen who got the 10th inning walk-off hit for a 2-1 Aberdeen win. Randall Fant threw 5IP, 5H/1ER, 8K:0BB; Francis Ramirez gave up 2H/0ER, 4K:2BB in 2.1IP and Ryan Thompson took the loss with 3H/1ER, 1K:2BB in 2IP.
Bobby Boyd (SB) and Alfredo Gonzalez (2B) had two hits each; Derek Fisher and Nick Tanielu had your other two hits; Mott Hyde and Terrell Joyce each drew two walks.
Man of the Match: Randall Fant
Greeneville (20-19, 3.5 GB)
Greeneville had a 1-0 lead heading into the bottom of the 7th, gave up two Elizabethton runs, but then scored three unanswered for a 4-2 win in a game with as many errors (six) as runs (also, yes, six). Brock Dykxhoorn threw 3IP, 1H/0ER, 2K:0BB; Keegan Yuhl allowed 2H/0ER, 1K:0BB in 3IP; Dean Deetz got the BS/W with 3H/2ER, 3K:2BB in 2IP, and Eric Peterson got his 2nd save with 2K in the 9th.
Kristian Trompiz was 2x4 with a double and an RBI; Antonio Nunez was 1x2 with 3BB. Yonathan Mejia was 1x4 with a walk. Luis Reynoso added another RBI.
Man of the Match: Antonio Nunez
GCL Astros (18-16, 1.0 GB)
The GCL Astros got a first inning run, but that was it as the GCL Yankees2 scored five unanswered runs in a 5-1 win. Harold Arauz threw 4IP, 7H/4ER, 7K:3BB, 2WP; Samil De Los Santos threw 2IP, 2H/0ER, 1K:1BB, WP; Kyle Gehrs (2H/ER, 0K:2BB), Alejandro Solarte (2K) and John Gatlin (2K:2BB, 2WP) threw an inning each.
Connor Goedert was 2x4; Alexander Melendez was 1x3 with a double and a walk.
Man of the Match: Connor Goedert