Salt Lake 13 Las Vegas 6
The Angels affiliate stormed back late in the game to score eight runs in the final two frames to steal the game. Veteran hurler Tim Redding's nightmare season continued as he allowed seven of those late-game runs. Fellow relievers Clint Everts and Jerry Gil were also torched. Starter Scott Richmond allowed three home runs, and a total of five runs in 6.0 innings. At the late, Eric Thames increased his batting average to .335 with three hits, including a solo homer. Mike McCoy had two hits, as did Mark Sobolewski. The latter player also stole home. Moises Sierra was 0-for-3 with two walks and a K.
Altoona 3 New Hampshire 2
Chad Jenkins had a solid start by allowing just one run in seven innings. He walked one and struck out six. Sam Dyson took the loss when allowed two runs (one earned) in 1.1 innings. He allowed three hits during the blown save. Brad Glenn went 2-for-3 with a double and a walk but he was also caught stealing twice. Ryan Goins went 1-for-3 with two walks. He was also picked off first base. Koby Clemens went 2-for-3 with a home run, two RBI and a walk.
Dunedin 8 Charlotte 2
Brandon Morrow's first rehab start went well from a performance perspective. He allowed three hits and a walk in 3.0 innings. He struck out two and did not allow a run. Sean Nolin returned after more than a month on the disabled list and worked a hitless, scoreless 2.2 innings. He walked one and struck out two batters. Alan Farina continued to struggle and allowed two runs in two-thirds of an inning. Jon Talley had three hits at the plate. Marcus Knecht, Jon Jones and Jack Murphy each had two hits. Murphy slugged a three-run homer. Ryan Schimpf went deep for his only hit in four at-bats. He also walked. Justin Jackson was the only regular not to get a hit and his average dropped to .207. His time in the organization might be coming to an end after this season.
Lansing 11 South Bend 10
The Lugnuts survived an outstanding start to the game by Archie Bradley, one of the top pitching prospects in all of baseball. He dominated early but tired and ended up allowing five runs in 4.2 innings. He struck out 11 Lugnuts. Lansing's Blake McFarland gave up four runs on nine hits and a walk over 4.0 innings. Krame Champlin then came in and allowed one run in 2.0 innings. Brandon Berl and Ian Kadish were beat around but Shawn Griffith pitched a scoreless ninth to help the club seal the victory. Utility man Chris Peters had three hits and two RBI. Shane Optiz also got three base knocks, including a double. Kipp Schutz drove in three runs with two hits. Chris Hawkins and Kevin Patterson also had two hits each. Kenny Wilson went 1-for-2 with two walks and three runs scored. He also stole three bases and has 41 on the year.
Everett 11 Vancouver 6
The Mariners affiliate got some redemption after a well-publicized drubbing by 17-year-old Roberto Osuna on Saturday. The club scored eight runs in the seventh and eighth innings to defeated the Canadians. Ben White had another so-so start and allowed three runs in 6.0 innings. Kyle Anderson was slammed for five runs in 1.1 innings. Jon Lucas was also hit around for three runs in one-third of an inning. Jason Leblebijian had two hits but also struck out three times. Balbino Fuenmayor drove in three runs and was 1-for-5. Art Charles was 0-for-4 with 2 Ks. Ian Parmley went 1-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored. Derrick Chung was 1-for-3 with a double, walk, RBI and run scored.
Greenville 8 Bluefield 7
Tucker Jensen allowed five runs in 4.0 innings. He allowed seven hits and walked just one batter. Oddly, he struck out seven. Les Williams allowed two runs in 1.2 innings. Shane Davis was the only pitcher to keep the Astros affiliate off the board with 1.2 scoreless innings. Julio Carmona took the loss despite striking out four batters in 2.0 innings. Jacob Anderson continues to improve from a sluggish start to the year. His three hits helped raised his average to .223. Christian Lopes had two doubles and drove in three runs. Dwight Smith Jr. also had two hits. Eric Arce was 1-for-3 with a walk and two Ks. Dickie Thon had two hits, including a solo homer. Matt Dean went 0-for-4 with two Ks.
GCL Jays - Off Day
DSL Angels 2 DSL Blue Jays 1 (12 innings)
The Jays hitters managed just four hits in 12 innings but the pitching was mostly excellent. Jose Fernandez worked five scoreless innings, allowing just three hits (no walks). He struck out four. Greylor Conde allowed one run in 4.0 innings and did not walk or strike out anyone. Wilmin Lara took the loss after allowing four walks in 2.2 innings. Angel Rojas, Edwin Fuentes, Cesar Barazarte, and Juan Tejada had the hits for the Jays. Leudy Garcia was 0-for-5 with 3 Ks.
The Three Stars
3. Jose Fernandes, 5.0 scoreless innings
2. Chris Peters, 3 hits, 2 RBI
1. Chad Jenkins, 1 run, 7 K in 7.0 IP