Sioux Falls 9, Sioux City 6 – Box
Sioux Falls rallied for four runs in the bottom of the ninth inning, including the game winning home run by 3B RJ Perucki, to defeat the Sioux City Explorers, 9-6. Along with the home run, Perucki had a double, scored two runs and drove in three. Canaries C Richard Stock had a three-hit game with a run scored and three RBI while 1B David Bergin had two hits in three at-bats and plated two runs. Sioux Falls reliever Cameron McVey threw a scoreless ninth inning to earn his first win of the season. Catcher Matt Koch hit for the cycle in the loss for Sioux City.
Laredo 11, Amarillo 0 – Box
It was all Laredo in this one as the Lemurs shutout the Amarillo Thunderheads by the score of 11-0. Laredo pounded out 14 hits in the contest with five batters having multi-hit games. Lemurs 3B Juan Silverio led the offense going 3-for-5 with a home run, two runs scored and two RBI. Laredo RF Kevin Taylor went 2-for- 3 with two runs scored and two RBI while CF Denis Phipps had two hits in five at-bats with a home run and three runs batted in. Lemurs starting pitcher Greg Holle tossed eight strong innings en route to his second win of the season. Holle gave up seven hits and fanned seven batters.
Grand Prairie 3, Trois-Rivieres 2 – Box
Grand Prairie 3B Ridge Hoopii-Haslam singled home C Zane Chavez with the go ahead run in the sixth inning as the AirHogs downed the Trois-Rivieres Aigles, 3-2. AirHogs 1B Victor Diaz went 1-for-2 in the contest with a first inning two-run home run. Grand Prairie DH/LF Brian Myrow also collected two hits in four at-bats. AirHogs starting pitcher Bennett Whitmore tossed a solid seven inning performance in earning the victory. Whitmore gave up two earned runs on eight hits and struck out two batters. For Trois-Rivieres in the loss, 2B Jose Cuevas went 2-for-4 and scored a run.
Winnipeg 7, Fargo-Moorhead 3 – Box
The Winnipeg Goldeyes staged a big time rally as they scored five runs in the top of the ninth inning to overcome a 3-2 deficit and beat the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 7-3. Winnipeg CF Nic Jackson and SS Josh Mazzola went a combined 4-for-7 at the plate and scored four runs. Goldeyes 2B Brad Boyer also had a 2-for-4 night and drove in two runs. Winnipeg pitcher Brendan Lafferty picked up the win in relief tossing 1 1/3 scoreless innings and allowing a hit. For Fargo-Moorhead in defeat, SS Zach Penprase had two hits along with scoring a run and driving in one.
Joplin 6, Lincoln 5 (11 Innings) – Box
Joplin rallied for two runs in the ninth inning to send the game to extra innings and then plated two more in the 11th to take home a 6-5 win over the Lincoln Saltdogs. The victory by the Blasters was their fourth straight. Joplin 2B Omar Luna and 3B Mitch Glasser each went 3-for-5 in the contest with a run scored and a RBI. Blasters RF Jesus Solorzano chipped with a big two-run ninth inning home run that tied the game at 4-4 in the ninth. Joplin reliever Victor Capellan threw two scoreless innings to notch the win while Winston Abreu gave up a run in the bottom of the 11th but held on to get his fifth save of the season.
Kansas City 13, Wichita 8 – Box
The Kansas City T-Bones outlasted the Wichita Wingnuts, 13-8 in a slugfest at CommunityAmerica Ballpark tonight. Both teams combined for 21 runs on 27 hits and five home runs. T-Bones RF Adam Bailey had a monster game at the plate going 4-for-5 with a home run, three runs scored and four RBI. Kansas City DH Kyle Robinson went a perfect 3-for-3 with a double and 3B Jake Blackwood had two hits, scored three runs and drove in one. T-Bones LF Nate Tenbrink also had two RBI and scored three times. Kansas City starter Robert Doran picked up his third win of the season as he went five innings giving up two earned runs on five hits.
Gary SouthShore 8, St. Paul 5 (11 Innings) – Box
After giving up two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to send the game to extra innings, Gary SouthShore plated three runs in the top of the 11th to beat the St. Paul Saints, 8-5. RailCats 1B Michael Schroeder went 2-for-4 with a run scored and a RBI while C Jaime Del Valle scored two runs in a 1-for-3 night. Gary SouthShore LF Roger Bernal also contributed with a hit and two RBI. RailCats reliever Paul Mittura earned the victory throwing two scoreless innings giving up a hit and fanning a batter. St. Paul C Vinny DiFazio had two hits, including a home run, with two runs scored and two RBI in the loss.
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