*Org goes 4-4 on the day; cumulative 189-126 record
*Fresno dropped both ends of a doubleheader at Reno as Mark Appel gets shelled in his Fresno debut
*Chris Devenski threw four innings of 6K/one-hit relief but Corpus falls short at Frisco
*Chase McDonald hit a double, homer, two walks and a stolen base, and 2RBI in a 6-3 Lancaster win
*Six River Bandits had two hits each in a Quad Cities extra-innings victory at Cedar Rapids
*Tri-City scored four runs in the bottom of the 9th and defeated Staten Island in extra innings.
*Connor Goedert was 3x3 with a triple, walk, and 2RBI in a Greeneville comeback win
*The GCL Astros fell to 0-6 win an extra-innings loss at the GCL Pirates.
Fresno (44-32, 7.0 up)
Game 1: Mark Appel made his Triple-A debut and it was short and not so sweet. Appel threw 3IP, allowing 7H/7ER, 1K:2BB in an 8-0 Reno win. Mitch Lambson threw the next 3IP, giving up 2H/1ER, 1K:2BB. Robbie Grossman was 2x3 with a double. Alex Presley, Tyler Heinemann, and Nolan Fontana had your other hits. Matt Duffy and L.J. Hoes drew walks.
Man of the Match: Uhhhhh.....
Game 2: Fresno took a 1-0 lead but gave it right back and lost 2-1 in the 2nd game of the doubleheader. Handsome Dan Straily, who is a contender for taking Oberholtzer's spot in the rotation, threw 6IP, 5H/2ER, 7K:0BB. Alex Presley was 2x3 with a solo homer to account for the offense; Jonathan Villar, L.J. Hoes, and Robbie Grossman had your other hits.
Man of the Match: Dan Straily
Corpus (50-25, already clinched playoff spot)
Frisco got two runs in the top of the 5th to break a scoreless tie and Corpus could only get one back in a 2-1 loss. Adrian Houser threw 5IP, 8H/2ER, 4K:0BB and Chris Devenski closed it out with 4IP, 1H/0ER, 6K:0BB.
Chan Moon was 2x3 with a solo homer, your only extra-base hit of the night. Tyler White drew two walks; Jon Kemmer was 1x2 with a walk and a stolen base. Jo Mier was 1x3 with a walk.
Man of the Match: Chris Devenski
Lancaster (40-33 overall, 3-0 in 2nd half)
Lancaster and Bakersfield traded runs in the first third of the game, then went up 4-2 in the 4th on their way to a 6-3 win at Bakersfield. Bryan Radziewski threw 7IP, 6H/2R (1ER), 3K:1BB, and Keegan Muhl allowed 3H/1ER, 0K:0BB in 2IP.
Chase McDonald was 2x3 with a double, homer, two walks, a stolen base, and 2RBI on the night. Derek Fisher (2B, 2BB), Jack Mayfield (RBI), A.J. Reed (2RBI), and Ronnie Mitchell (2 2B) had two hits each. James Ramsay was 1x4 with a walk, and Brian Holberton was 1x3 with an RBI.
Man of the Match: Chase McDonald.
Quad Cities (47-24 overall, already clinched playoff spot)
Quad Cities had a 3-0 lead heading into the bottom of the 6th when Cedar Rapids put up four to take a 4-3 lead. The game stayed that way until the top of the 9th when Quad Cities tied the game and then scored two in the top of the 10th for a 6-4 win. Brock Dykxhoorn threw 5.1IP, 4H/4R (3ER), 4K:1BB, Aaron Greenwood allowed 2H/0ER, 1K:0BB in 1.2IP, and Ryan Thompson struck out four, allowing one hit, in the final 3IP.
Jacob Notthingham was 2x3 with 2BB and an RBI; Nick Tanielu (2RBI), Jason Martin (HR, RBI), Ryan Bottger (2BB), Kristian Trompiz (BB), and Bobby Boyd (RBI) had two hits each. Alex Bregman went 1x5 for a second straight night with a double, walk, and an RBI.
Man of the Match: Jacob Nottingham
Staten Island had a 10-4 lead heading into the bottom of the 7th, when the ValleyCats scored two runs to close it to 10-6. Then in the bottom of the 9th, the ValleyCats scored four runs to tie the game, and got the walk-off in the 10th for an 11-10 comeback win. Harold Arauz allowed 7H/6R (2ER), 3K:3BB in 3IP; Austin Nicely allowed 3H/3ER, 3K:2BB in 2.1IP; Joselo Pinales allowed a symmetrical 3H/1ER, 3K:1BB in 2.1IP, and Adam Whitt struck out four in 2.1 perfect IP.
Johnny Sewald and Antonio Nunez each had three hits; Edwin Medina (2B, 2BB, RBI), Trent Woodward (BB, 2RBI), and Kolbey Carpenter (2 2B, 2RBI) had two hits each. Cesar Carrasco was 1x6 with a double and 2RBI. Anthony Hermelyn was 1x2 with a walk and an RBI.
Man of the Match: Trent Woodward
Greeneville rallied with three runs in the bottom of the 7th to defeat Danville 4-3. Erasmo Pinales allowed 3H/2R (1ER), 5K:2BB in 5IP; Alex Winkelman gave up 3H/1ER, 3K:1BB in 2IP; Samil De Los Santos (K) and Steve Naemark (HBP, 2K) each threw hitless outings.
Connor Goedert was 3x3 with a triple, walk, and 2RBI; Myles Straw was 1x3 with a walk and an RBI; Aaron Mizell was 0x3 with a walk and an RBI; Justin Garcia added your other hit.
Man of the Match: Connor Goedert
GCL Astros (0-6)
The GCL Astros remained winless on the young season with a 4-3 loss to the GCL Pirates in 11 innings. Moreno Polanco threw 4IP, 1H/0ER, 4K:1BB; Abdiel Santana allowed 2H/1ER, 2K:1BB in 3IP; Starlyn Taveras struck out one in 1IP, Lachlan Madden allowed 3H/2ER in 1IP, and Junior Garcia took the loss with 2H/1ER in 1.1IP.
Kyle Tucker, Connor MacDonald (2B, BB), Jared Cruz (2B), and Jonathan Matute (2B) provided your hits. Nestor Tejada, Edgar Lorenzo, and Nestor Muriel (SB) drew walks.
Man of the Match: Moreno Polanco