Kansas City 6, Lincoln 0 – Box Score
Kansas City starting pitcher Tommy Collier and two relievers combined on a seven-hit shutout as they downed Lincoln by the final of 6-0.
Collier tossed the first seven innings of the game and gave up two walks and five hits while fanning nine batters. The righty threw 114 pitches with 76 going for strikes. The bullpen duo of Brian Ellington and Carlos Diaz threw the final two innings and combined allowed two hits and a walk with two strikeouts. Collier earned the win and is now 5-3 on the year.
Offensively for the T-Bones, 1B Daniel Nava led the way going 2-for-3 with two doubles, two walks and three RBIs. Kansas City SS Shawn O’Malley had two hits in five at-bats along with three RBIs while RF Casey Gillaspie scored a run and drew two walks.
Fargo-Moorhead 7, Milwaukee 6 – Box Score
Fargo-Moorhead scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to rally from a 6-4 deficit and beat Milwaukee, 7-6.
The RedHawks had four batters with multi-hit outings including 1B Correlle Prime who went 2-for-5 with a home run, two runs scored and an RBI. Fargo-Moorhead C Daniel Comstock added a blast of his own and a pair of runs in a 2-for-2 night while LF Brennan Metzger tripled and collected two RBIs. In total, Fargo-Moorhead had 10 hits in the game.
RedHawks pitcher Luke Wilkins tossed a scoreless inning of relief and nabbed the win. The righty gave up a hit and struck one in the four batters he faced. With the victory, Wilkins is now 4-2 on the year.
For Milwaukee in the losing effort, 1B Dan Ward had a 2-for-4 night with two RBIs.
Winnipeg 7, St. Paul 6 – Box Score
Winnipeg tallied two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to erase a 6-5 deficit and beat St. Paul in walk-off fashion, 7-6.
The Goldeyes received solid production from their entire lineup tonight as eight hitters collected at least a hit and seven of those recorded at least a run. Winnipeg LF Tyler Hill went 2-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI while CF Reggie Abecrombie had a hit in three at-bats and drove in two runs. Second baseman Alex Perez and 1B Kyle Martin also chipped in two hits, a run and an RBI for the Goldeyes.
Winnipeg pitcher Victor Capellan picked-up the final out in the ninth inning and earned the win. Capellan is now 1-0 on the year.
For the Saints, RF Max Murphy went 3-for-3 with three doubles and three runs scored.
Sioux Falls 8, Sioux City 4 – Box Score
Sioux Falls scored three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to take a 5-3 lead and would go on from there to down Sioux City by a final of 8-4.
The Canaries had 10 hits in the contest with eight of the batters in the lineup picking up at least one. Sioux Falls LF Kevin Taylor led the way at the plate going 2-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI. Canaries 3B Jordan Ebert scored two runs in a 1-for-5 night while 1B Josh Rehwaldt singled and drove in two runs.
Sioux Falls starting pitcher Luis Pollorena tossed six innings of work and notched the victory. The lefty allowed four earned runs on five hits and struck out five batters. With the win, Pollorena is now 3-1 on the season.
Third baseman Jose Sermo had a 2-for-4 night with two home runs and two RBIs in the loss for the Explorers.
Chicago 13, Texas 3 – Box Score
Chicago scored 11 runs over the seventh and eighth innings to blow open a tight ballgame and beat Texas by a 13-3 final.
The Dogs had five players with multi-hit games including 1B Trey Vavra who went 3-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs. Chicago SS Harrison Smith scored three runs and drove in two in a 2-for-5 night while CF David Olmedo-Barrera collected two hits and scored a pair of runs. The Dogs had 15 hits in the game.
Chicago starting pitcher Austin Wright gave up an earned run over six innings of work and earned his second win of the season. Wright allowed three walks and three hits to go along with 13 strikeouts.
Designated hitter Jonathan Moroney went 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI for the AirHogs.
Gary SouthShore 7, Cleburne 5 – Box Score
After trailing 3-1 through three innings of action, Gary SouthShore took control of the game as they scored five runs over the next two frames and coasted to a 7-5 win over Cleburne.
The RailCats collected 14 hits as a team with six players contributing multi-hit games. Gary SouthShore CF Zach Welz led the way going 3-for-5 with two doubles, two runs scored and an RBI. RailCats LF Raymond Jones drove in two runs in a 2-for-5 night while RF Colin Willis and DH Thomas Walraven each collected two hits and plated a run.
Gary SouthShore starter Trevor Lubking threw six innings of work and notched the big victory. The southpaw gave up three earned runs on six hits and fanned two batters. Lubking is now 5-3.
For the Railroaders in the loss, 1B John Nester had a 2-for-4 outing with a home run and two RBIs.