Kansas City 4, Sioux Falls 2 (Game 1 – 7 Innings) – Box
The Kansas City T-Bones scored all four of their runs in the second inning and that is all that they would need as they beat the Sioux Falls Canaries by the score of 4-2 in game one of a doubleheader. Kansas City CF Robby Kuzdale was a perfect 2-for-2 at the plate with a run scored while SS Vladamir Frias added a two-run home run in a 1-for-3 night. T-Bones 2B TJ Mittelstaedt chipped in with two RBI as well. Kansas City starting pitcher Casey Barnes picked up the win as he went five innings and gave up an earned run on six hits. For Sioux Falls in the loss, 3B Carlos Mendez hit his third home run of the season.
Kansas City 10, Sioux Falls 0 (Game 2 – 7 Innings) – Box
Kansas City completed the doubleheader sweep of Sioux Falls as they shutout the Canaries, 10-0 in game two. T-Bones CF Robby Kuzdale continued his solid night at the plate as he went 2-for-3 with a home run, two runs scored and three RBI. Kuzdale in the doubleheader had a 4-for-5 night with three runs scored and three RBI. Kansas City 1B David Espinosa had a 2-for-3 game with two runs scored while 2B TJ Mittelstaedt had two hits and two RBI. T-Bones hurler Derek Gordon went the distance giving up three walks and four hits while fanning three batters.
Laredo 22, Amarillo 5 – Box
What an offensive outburst by the Laredo Lemurs tonight as they defeated the Amarillo Sox by a 22-5 final. The Lemurs set a new league record for most hits in a game with 27, with six batters collecting three hits or more. Laredo DH John Alonso had a monster game going 5-for-6 with two doubles, a home run, four runs scored and seven RBI. Lemurs RF Denis Phipps and 1B Gerardo Avila each had four hits in the contest and they both combined for five runs scored and seven RBI. Laredo starting pitcher Jeremy Strawn picked up his first win of the season as he went six innings giving up two walks and seven hits.
St. Paul 2, Gary SouthShore 1 – Box
St. Paul 3B Jared McDonald’s sacrifice fly in the seventh inning plated LF Brandon Tripp with the go ahead run as the Saints edged past the Gary SouthShore RailCats, 2-1. Tripp was one of three batters in the St. Paul lineup that had two hits. Saints 1B Henry Wrigley also had two hits, including his 11th home run of the season. St. Paul starting pitcher Drew Gay notched his first of the winning season with a solid six inning performance. Gay gave up an earned run on four hits and fanned two batters.
Winnipeg 8, Fargo-Moorhead 4 – Box
The Winnipeg Goldeyes continue their hot streak as they win their 10th game in a row in an 8-4 victory over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks. Winnipeg banged out 16 hits in the game with six batters in the lineup collecting at least two. Goldeyes 1B Casey Haerther went 4-for-5 and scored a run while SS Tyler Kuhn had a 2-for-5 game with two runs scored and two RBI. Winnipeg C Luis Alen had a 2-for-4 game with a run scored and a RBI. Goldeyes starting pitcher Chandler Barnard improved his record to 3-0 win the victory.
Wichita 2, Sioux City 0 – Box
Wichita 2B Jake Kahaulelio hit a two-run home run in the first inning and behind a solid pitching performance the Wingnuts would get a 2-0 win over the Sioux City Explorers. Kahaulelio went 2-for-4 on the night. Wichita starting pitcher Jon Link continued his solid season as he went seven sharp innings allowing only four hits while fanning seven batters. The bullpen duo of Patrick Mincey and Matt Nevarez finished the game off striking out three batters. Link notched the win to move to 6-2 on the season while Nevarez collected his league leading tying 14th save of the season.
Grand Prairie 8, Lincoln 7 – Box
Grand Prairie scored four runs in the seventh inning to overcome a 5-4 deficit and would hold on late to beat the Lincoln Saltdogs, 8-7. AirHogs SS Jimmy Mojica went 2-for-3 with a run scored and two RBI while RF Abel Nieves had two hits, including a home run and three runs batted in. Grand Prairie 2B Alex Nunez chipped in with three hits in five at-bats and C Vince DiFazio scored two runs. AirHogs reliever Brett Wallach picked up the win in relief going two innings and allowing two earned runs on three hits. Wallach improved his record to 3-0 on the season.