*Org goes 3-1 on the day; cumulative 112-68 record
*Carlos Correa hit a homer on to the roof of a building across the street in Fresno's win over Memphis
*Vince Velasquez and Michael Feliz combined for 9IP, 15K:1BB in a 4-1 win over NW Arkansas
*Joe Musgrove struck out nine in 6IP and Brett Phillips was 4x5 in a 10-2 Lancaster win
*Quad Cities got shut down 3-0 despite Akeem Bostick's solid start
Fresno answered Memphis' 1st inning run with a run of their own and never trailed again, defeating the CardinAAAls 5-2. Asher Wojciechowski threw 6IP, 5H/2ER, 4K:4BB; Richard Rodriguez (1H), Jason Stoffel, and Kevin Chapman retired nine of the last ten batters they faced.
Matt Duffy (2B, RBI), Matt Dominguez, Tyler Heineman (2RBI) and Carlos Correa were each 2x4. Correa hit the homer in the bottom of the first to tie the game at 1-1, and hit it a long way. How long of a way? It was estimated at 424 feet and...
Man of the Match: Carlos CorreaCarlos Correa hits one WAY outta here. Like onto the roof of a building across the street from the stadium far. That's his 3rd Triple-A HR.— Fresno Grizzlies (@FresnoGrizzlies) May 27, 2015
Corpus and NW Arkansas battled to a 0-0 tie until the 6th inning, when the Hooks got a 2-run inning on their way to a 4-1 win. Vince Velasquez threw 5IP, 3H/0ER, 8K:1BB and Michael Feliz followed that up with 4IP, 1H/1ER, 7K:0BB for a total of 15K:1BB.
Andrew Aplin (RBI, SB) and Brandon Meredith (BB) had two hits each; Teoscar Hernandez was 1x3 with a walk and an RBI. Jio Mier, Tony Kemp, Jon Kemmer, and Roberto Pena added hits.
Man of the Match: Velasquez and Feliz
Inland Empire answered Lancaster's 3-0 lead with two of their own in the 5th before Lancaster put up five runs in the bottom half, cruising to a 10-2 win over the 66ers. Joe Musgrove threw 6IP, 7H/2ER, 9K:0BB; Reymin Guduan struck out three in two perfect innings, and Frederick Tiburcio allowed two hits and a walk in 1IP.
Brett Phillips was 4x5 with a double and a 2-run homer (4RBI), A.J. Reed was 3x5 with an RBI; Jack Mayfield (BB, RBI), James Ramsay (2B, 2RBI), and Marc Wik (2R, SB) had two hits each. J.D. Davis was 1x4 with a walk, and Ronnie Mitchell drew two walks.
Man of the Match: Brett Phillips
Quad Cities (33-13)
Kane County put up two in the first, which was all they needed in a 3-0 win over Quad Cities. Akeem Bostick allowed 3H/2ER, 7K:0BB in 5IP; Brandon McNitt allowed 3H/1ER, 2K:0BB in 3IP, and Aaron Greenwood closed out the 9th with no hits and no walks.
There wasn't much going on offensively for Quad Cities, but Jacob Nottingham had a double and Mott Hyde got a hit and a walk; Sean McMullen and Ryan Bottger had your other hits.
Man of the Match: Akeem Bostick