Pentecost returns! Jon Harris and Angel Perdomo combined to two hit and shutout the visiting Cubs in Lansing. Perdomo, in particular, posted an impressive stat line of four no-hit innings of work. Further up the ladder Wade LeBlanc shutout the Durham Bulls and Rowdy Tellez homered in AA.
BUFFALO 3 Durham 0
Wade LeBlanc pitched six and a third shutout innings. He scattered nine hits and struck out six. Dalton Pompey had a hit in four trips, extending his hitting streak to five games. Jio Mier had two hits and a walk.
NEW HAMPSHIRE 5 Hartford 3
Hartford? They’re new right? Rowdy Tellez homered as part of a two-hit night. Roemon Fields, Jon Berti, Dwight Smith Jr., and Christian Lopes also had two hits. John Anderson took the bump and pitched six innings of three run (two earned) ball. He walked two and struck out four. Chris Smith pitched a perfect inning in relief.
Dunedin 2 CLEARWATER 5
Jason Leblebijian had two hits and Anthony Alford had two walks. Alford stole a base as well. Francisco Rios pitched five and a third of four run baseball. He struck out six and walked two.
South Bend 0 LANSING 5
The big story on the farm was the Max Pentecost sighting in Lansing. Pentecost did not disappoint. DH’ing, Pentecost homered, collected three hits, and drove in two. Another first rounder Jon Harris pitched five shutout innings of two hit baseball. He struck out two and walked two. Angel Perdomo pitched four shutout, no-hit innings in relief. He struck out seven and walked just the one batter.
3. Jon Harris
2. Angel Perdomo
1. Max Pentecost