Memphis Redbirds 3, New Orleans Baby Cakes 2
Lane Thomas (CF): 1-4, HR, 3 RBI’s
Tyler Lyons (SP): 3.1 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 3 BB, 1 K
Memphis used a big third inning as their only source of runs for the game, and it was all they needed.
Three runs came in that third inning as a result of a 3-run homer by Lane Thomas. New Orleans quickly responded with two runs in the top of the fourth but neither team scored for the remainder of the game.
Tyler Lyons got the start and went 3 1⁄3 and gave up two runs, two hits, three walks, and struck one out. Chris Ellis (5-4) went slightly longer in relief, 3 2/3, and didn’t allow a run while taking home the win. Tyler Webb and Andrew Morales each pitched perfect innings.
Memphis moves to 75-48 and is 9.0 games ahead of second place Nashville in the American Southern. They lost three of four to New Orleans and start a three-game home weekend series with Round Rock tonight at 7:05.
Springfield and San Antonio was canceled due to rain
Tampa Tarpons 10 at Palm Beach Cardinals 6
Dylan Carlson (RF): 3-5, 2 2B, RBI, R
Elehuris Montero (3B): 2-4, 2B, BB, R
Jose Godoy (DH): 2-3, 2B, 2 RBI’s
Stefan Trosclair (LF): 1-3, HR, 3 RBI’s
Adam Wainwright (SP): 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s
Palm Beach’s offense showed out late in the game, but Tampa outdid them.
No scoring occurred until the bottom of the fourth when Stefan Trosclair hit a 2-run shot to give Palm Beach a 2-0 lead. Tampa tied it at 2 in the top of the sixth and took a 4-2 lead in the top of the eighth.
In the bottom of the eighth, Dylan Carlson hit an RBI double, Elehuris Montero scored on a Trosclair sac fly, and Jose Godoy hit a 2-RBI double to give Palm Beach a lead at 6-4. Tampa did the exact opposite of laying down and responded with six runs in the top of the ninth to take the game away.
Adam Wainwright had another rehab start and pitched two perfect innings. Evan Guillory entered and gave up two runs in five innings. Jacob Patterson also gave up two runs, but he only pitched 1⁄3 of an inning.
Yeison Medina (3-4) even outdid that, giving up three runs in 2⁄3 of an inning. Finally John Kilichowski gave up three runs in one inning.
Palm Beach falls to 66-51, 27-26 in the second half, and is 5.0 games behind first place Fort Myers in the South. They won three of four over Tampa and start a three-game weekend series at Charlotte tonight at 5:35.
Game 1: Peoria Chiefs 4 at Cedar Rapids Kernels 2, resumption of Wednesday’s game
Game 2: Cedar Rapids Kernels 4, Peoria Chiefs 0
Zach Kirtley (1B): 1-1, 2 BB
Thomas St. Clair (SP): 1 IP, 4 R, 4 H, 3 BB, 0 K’s
Peoria’s offense kicked in late in the first game, but failed to kick in at any point in Game 2.
Cedar Rapids rocked Thomas St. Clair from the get-go and tagged him for four runs and four hits and drew three walks in just one inning. The bullpen was much better, Ben Yokley gave up one hit in three scoreless innings. C.J. Saylor and Kodi Whitely pitched perfect innings.
Peoria falls to 70-51, 31-20 in the second half, and is tied with Cedar Rapids atop the Western. Series finale with Cedar Rapids is tonight at 6:35.
State College and Williamsport was suspended due to lightning after four innings. State College leads 3-0
Game 1: Johnson City Cardinals 3 at Princeton Rays 2
Moises Castillo (3B): 2-4, HR, RBI, 2 R
Luis Flores (CF): 2-4
Cole Aker (SP): 6 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 3 BB, 1 K
Princeton scored some late runs, but Johnson City held them off to pick up the victory.
Dariel Gomez hit a sac fly and Leandro Cedeno scored on a passed ball to give Johnson City a 2-0 lead in the top of the fourth. Moises Castillo hit a solo home run to extend it to 3-0 in the top of the fifth. Princeton scored a single run in the sixth and seventh.
Cole Aker (2-1) went six innings and gave up one run, two hits, three walks, and struck one out. Parker Kelly pitched the final inning and gave up a run.
Princeton Rays 8, Johnson City Cardinals 3
Moises Castillo (SS): 1-3, HR, 2 RBI’s
David Oca (SP): 3 IP, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 H, 1 BB, 5 K’s
Princeton’s offense was much more effective against Johnson City their second time around.
Johnson City got on the board in the top of the fifth while down 3-0 when Liam Sabino hit an RBI single. Princeton scored two more runs in the bottom half and the Cardinals brought in two with a 2-run shot by Moises Castillo in the top of the sixth. Not to be outdone, Princeton scored three more in the bottom of the sixth.
Pitching was split even with three innings each for David Oca (1-5) and Junior Gonzalez. Oca gave up two runs and three hits. Gonzalez gave up six runs, four earned, and 10 hits.
GCL Cardinals 5, GCL Mets 2
Jhon Torres (RF): 1-3, HR, 2 RBI’s
Diomedes Del Rio (CF): 1-4, 3B, 2 RBI’s
Freddy Pacheco (SP): 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 6 K’s
DSL Cardinals Blue 10 at DSL Nationals 3
Malcom Nunez (1B): 3-4, 2B, 2 RBI’s, BB
Jose Zapata (C): 2-5, 2 RBI’s
Diowill Burgos (RF): 2-4, 2B, BB, 2 R
Darlin Moquete (CF): 2-5, R
Pablo Gomez (3B): 1-4, 3B, 2 RBI’s, 2 R
Inohan Paniagua (SP): 6 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 5 K’s
DSL Cardinals Red 8, DSL D-backs2 3
Joerlin De Los Santos (CF): 3-5, 2B, 2 RBI’s, R
Yowelfy Rosario (3B-SS): 1-3, HR, 2 RBI’s, 2 BB, 3 R
Jesus Orecchia (C): 1-3, 2B, 2 RBI’s, BB, R
Allinson Benitez (SP): 4 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 1 BB, 5 K’s
MEM: Jake Woodford
SPR: Evan Kruczynski
PEO: Angel Rondon
SC: Franyel Casadilla
JC (2 games): Kyle Leahy Game 1, Game 2 TBD