David Purcey had a Purcey-like start, he pitched 5.1 innings and gave up four runs on seven hits and four walks. Purcey threw 105 pitches, 61 for strikes. Las Vegas had only seven hits but two of them were back to back home runs in the eighth from Travis Snider and Brian Dopirak. Snider was the only 51 with two hits.
New Hampshire grabbed the lead in the first inning, Todd Donovan led off the game with a walk and he scored later on a single by Darin Mastroianni. Randy Boone gave up a double to the first hitter of the game but didn't allow another hit through seven innings. Boone walked three and had six K's. The score remained 1-0 until the seventh, Adam Calderone doubled and David Cooper drove him in with a single. With a 2-0 lead Zach Dials came on for the eighth and immediately gave up three hits and a walk and the lead was down to 2-1 and the bases were loaded with no-one out. The call went out for Danny Farquhar who got the old 1-2-3 double play and then the third out.
In the ninth Al Quintana led off with a double and Darin Mastroianni singled to bring in an insurance run. Mastroianni then scored on a single by Jon Diaz. Farquhar, having enjoyed getting out of the jam in the eighth, decided to do it again in the ninth. With one out Farquhar walked two then gave up two singles, the score was 4-2, the bases were loaded and the tying run was on second. But Farquhar again got the double play ball he needed to end the game.
New Hampshire had 13 hits, Mastroianni had three, five players had two including David Cooper.
Dunedin 0 Daytona 4 - game 1
Four Daytona pitchers combined on a no-hitter, The Jays drew two walks. Bobby Bell gave up 2 runs in each of the first and second innings but ended up pitching five innings with five hits allowed.
Dunedin 3 Daytona 2 - game 2
After being no-hit in the first game Dunedin only had four hits in game two. However three of those hits came in the second inning and one of them was a home run by Adam Loewen. On the mound Ryan Page continued his fine run with six shutout innings. Alan Farina pitched a nervous seventh giving up two runs.
Lansing outhit Great Lakes 14-10 but the Lakers bunched their hits more effectively. Chris Holquin started and gave up five runs in five innings.
Emanuele, Chavez, McDade, Sobolewski and House had two hits each.
This was another game with lots of hits, 16 for Hudson and 12 for Auburn. Auburn scored ten runs between the fifth and seventh innings to put it away. Markus Brisker led the hitters with 2 hits, a sac fly and four RBI's. Sean Ochinko had two hits and scored three runs. Lance Durham had two hits, runs and RBI's.
GCL Blue Jays 0 GCL Yankees 3 - game 1
Each team had just three hits, the Yankees did a better job of getting on base by other means. The three hitters who scored the Yankee runs got on base via a walk, a hit batter and catchers interference. A couple of timely hits and that was the game. Sam Strickland pitched five innings, gave up one run, and took the loss.
Murphy and Dominguez had two hits each.
GCL Blue Jays 6 GCL Yankees 2 - game 2
Through four innings the Jays were down 1-0 and had only two hits and it looked like a replay of game 1. But in the fifth with two on and two out Canadian Michael Crouse tripled in two runs and Gustavo Pierre followed with a double to make it a 3-1 game. In the sixth Jack Murphy doubled and Jon Fernandez singled him in. After the Yankees got that run back in the bottom of the sixth Crouse doubled and scored on a single by Nick Zaleski. John Roberts tripled him home to make it a 6-2 game. The Jays used four pitchers, Nestor Molina started and gave up one run on two hits over five innings.
Crouse was 3-4, Zaleski and Roberts had two hits each.
3rd star - Michael Crouse
2nd star - Adam Loewen
1st star - Randy Boone
Las Vegas - 58-63, last place, 16.5 GB
New Hampshire - 54-65, 5th place, 15 GB
Dunedin - 25-22, 3rd place, 9 GB
Lansing - 18-30, last place, 16.5 GB
Auburn 21-34, last place, 13.5 GB
GCL Jays 24-23, third place (tie), 3 GB