Buffalo 0 Pawtucket 1 - game 1
Pawtucket scored a run in the bottom of the ninth off Mickey Storey to win. The game had been a pitching duel between Sean Nolin and Red Sox prospect Anthony Renaudo. Both starters went six innings, Nolin allowed 3 hits and a walk, Renaudo 2 hits and 2 walks. But Nolin out-did Renaudo with 7 k's to 5.
Buffalo had just four hits.
Buffalo 3 Pawtucket 2 - game 2
Chad Jenkins made the spot start in game two having been the Bisons closer. Jenkins pitched five innings and a solo home run was all he conceded. Austin Bibbens-Dirkx gave up a run in the sixth before John Stilson bailed him out and pitched the seventh.
Anthony Gose, back from Toronto, went 3-4 and scored the first run. The big hit was a two run home run off the bat of Matt Tuiasosopo in the sixth inning. Tui had three hits too, so he and Gose had six hits between them. The rest of the lineup had one hit.
New Hampshire 2 Binghamton 3
Another bullpen loss, in this case Richard Bleier loaded the bases with two outs but Tyler Ybarra gave up the winning hit. Deck McGuire started and went just five innings, he allowed two runs on six hits and a walk.
The Fisher Cats had just four hits. One run was a solo home run from Jack Murphy, the other run was unearned.
Dunedin 1 Brevard County 3
Dunedin's Matt Boyd pitched six innings of one run ball to increase his ERA to 0.39. Efrain Nieves followed him and was hit for the two run margin of loss.
Dwight Smith and Dalton Pompey at the top of the lineup each had two hits, the only multi-hit batters. Smith drove in the only run.
Lansing 4 Beloit 10
Tom Robson's struggles continued. In this game we had unable to get out of the first inning, he faced seven hitters and gave up three runs. Alonzo Gonzalez releived and didn't provide much. Beloit hit a two run home run in the second and a three run home run in the third. After three the Lugnuts trailed 9-0. The game quieted down then until the eighth when Dickie Thon hit a two run home run. Jason Leblebijian added another two run home run in the ninth.
Thon, Mitch Nay and Derick Loveless had two hits each.
1st Star: Matt Tuiasosopo
2nd Star: Sean Nolin
3rd Star: Matt Boyd