Wallace Outmuscles Fort Myers

Wednesday, June 29 2022 @ 03:32 AM EDT

Contributed by: #2JBrumfield

Dunedin got the only win on the farm Tuesday.

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 5 Buffalo 4

Tanner Morris was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded as part of a two-run first inning. Otto Lopez doubled in a run and Chavez Young singled home another. Young, Jordan Groshans and Cullen Large had two hits apiece. Lopez and Nathan Lukes both had a hit and a walk.

Casey Lawrence shut out the Yankees affiliate for four innings but gave up four runs in the fifth to take the loss. He had eight baserunners reach on five hits, two walks and a plunk over five innings while striking out three. Brandon Eisert got two outs but walked three. He was bailed out by Jake Elliott before giving up a run of his own over 1-1/3 innings. Joe Biagini struck one out in a shutout frame.

Portland 5 New Hampshire 4 (10 Innings)

Spencer Horwitz opened the scoring with his ninth home run of the season against the Red Sox affiliate. Ryan Gold had an RBI double and Rafael Lantigua doubled home two in the ninth to send the game into overtime. Zac Cook was 3-for-3 and took one for the team. Horwitz drew two walks to go with his dinger. Luis De Los Santos had two hits. Orelvis Martinez was 0-for-4 with a walk. Gold was plunked and John Aiello had a double.

Nick Fraze gave up two runs on five hits, two walks and a plunk over four innings along with three strikeouts. Andrew Bash gave up two runs in 3-2/3 innings while whiffing four. Sean Mellen allowed both Bash runners to score and surrendered the winning run in the 10th.

Spokane 6 Vancouver 4

The Rockies affiliate scored twice against Sem Robberse in the first and never looked back. Like Lawrence and Fraze, Robberse had to deal with eight baserunners on six hits, a walk and a plunk over five frames. He struck out four and got six outs on the ground. Garrett Farmer gave up four unearned runs in the sixth after a throwing error by Miguel Hiraldo at second. Mark Simon pitched a shutout ninth by working around two hits.

Steward Berroa had an RBI double and RBI single and was hit by a pitch. He also stole a pair of bases to give him 18 on the year. Hugo Cardona doubled and drew two walks.Harry Ray had a run-scoring single on a pop up to first and stole two bases. Damiano Palmegiani doubled and had a sacrifice fly in his Nat Bailey Stadium debut.

Dunedin 2 Fort Myers 0

A pair of sacrifice flies by Juan Gonzalez and Rainer Nuńez were the difference in a win over the Twins affiliate. Dasan Brown doubled, singled and stole his 9th base of the year but was also caught for the 4th time. Estiven Machado had a hit and two walks. Rikelbin De Castro had a base knock. Adriel Sotolongo had two assists from right field, including one that nailed a runner at the plate.

Trenton Wallace walked one but that was the only runner he allowed as he threw four shutout frames with six K's and five GO's. Ben Baggett put up a zero in the ninth. Matt Svanson was credited with the win by pitching four innings of three-hit ball, striking out three.

*** 3 Stars!!! ***

3. Steward Berroa, Vancouver

2. Spencer Horwitz, New Hampshire

1. Trenton Wallace, Dunedin