Buffalo Bisons (30-25) – 7
Syracuse Chiefs (27-26) – 5
A late offensive surge got things going for the Bisons in this win. After being shut out for the first 5 innings the Herd bat came to life. All 7 of their runs were scored in their final 3 innings. A.J. Jimenez collected a pair of double in the rally and scored a run. This was his 3rd straight game with multiple hits. Dalton Pompey scored 2 run and collected an RBI while stealing 2 bases during his 1-3 performance. Matt Dominguez collected 2 RBIs and on 2 hits and extended his hitting streak to 5. Leading the Herd’s charge was Jesus Montero as he went 2-4 with a double, a triple, and 4 RBIs.
On the mound Roberto Hernandez pitched well. He threw 6.1 innings of work and most of the damage to his performance was on a pair of solo homers. He allowed 3 earned runs on 5 hits while walking a pair and striking out 5. Chad Jenkins pitched a shut out inning and 2/3. Pat Venditte worked into some trouble and allowed a pair of runs on 3 hits while only recording an out. Dustin Antolin came on and recorded the 2 out save. It was his 6th save of the season. The Herd is now a game out of first place and currently on a 4 game winning streak.
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (25-28) – 4
Reading Fightin Phils (27-18) – 5
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The Fisher Cats were done in by a pair of home runs in the 9th that led to the Phils walk off. The Phils had the long ball working earlier in the game as John Anderson allowed a solo homer in the 4th to Rhys Hoskins. Anderson pitched 6 innings and allowed 3 earned runs on 4 hits while walking a pair and striking out 7. Colt Hynes pitched well for 2 innings and only allowed a hit. In the 9th the ball was turned over to Murphy Smith who allowed the the game to get tied on a solo homer to clean up hitter Dylan Cozerns. Then he promptly allowed the walk off homer to Christian Marrero.
On offence the Cat attack was able to scrounge together 4 runs on 8 hits but came up short in some other scoring opportunities. Rowdy Tellez hit a solo homer in the 1st inning to get things started but they did not score another run until the 4th. The Phils helped out the Cats by allowing a pair of runs on errors through out the game. The only other RBI was for the Cats was cashed in by Dwight Smith Jr on a double. He also scored a run in the loss.
Dunedin Blue Jays (25-30) – 3
Palm Beach (26-29) – 0
The D-Jays pitching staff shut out the Cards in this one and only allowed 5 hits through out the game. Taylor Cole got the start and pitched a spectacular 5 innings of work. He allowed only 3 hits and a walk while striking out 3. Kyle Westwood followed suit and pitch 3 innings of 2 hit baseball. Westwood picked up the win for the effort.
On offence the D-Jays only needed a big top of the 8th inning to secure the win. Dickie Joe Thon supplied all the runs on a 3 run homer in the inning. The game winning homer was his 2nd of the season. Derrick Loveless went 2-4 with a triple and a stolen base. D.J. Davis had a double and started off the rally in the 8th. The win was the 3rd win in a row for the D-Jays.
Lansing Lugnuts (28-26) – 0
Bowling Green Hot Rods (28-26) – 5
An incredible start by Angel Perdomo goes to waste as the Hot Rods had the Lugnut hitters stuck in neutral. Perdomo allowed only 1 hit through his 6 innings of work. The only other base runners were due to 2 walks in the first 6 innings. Perdomo also struck out a popping 8 Hot Rod hitters. Josh DeGraaf came on in the 7th and would allow the Hot Rods to get on the board in the 8th. Dan Lietz continued to let the game slip away as he allowed 3 runs in the 9th. The Lugnuts are now 5-5 in their last 10 games.