Carl Pavano and Kyle Gibson make rehab starts. Liam Hendiks has nothing to learn in Rochester. A Dustin Martin sighting!
SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE 3, ROCHESTER 1 IN ROCHESTER (11 INNINGS)
Batting stars: None.
Pitching star: Liam Hendriks worked seven shutout innings, giving up three hits and two walks.
Opposition stars: Chris Dickerson was 3-for-5 with a walk. Adam Warren struck out nine in eight innings, allowing one run on two hits and two walks.
Key inning: The eleventh. The score was tied at one. A single, a bunt, an error, and a walk loaded the bases for the Yankees with one out. A strikeout gave the Red Wings hope, but Dickerson delivered a two-run single for what turned out to be the winning runs.
Other: Rochester had only two hits in the game.
BINGHAMTON 9, NEW BRITAIN 8 IN BINGHAMTON (GAME 1—SCHEDULED 7 INNINGS)
Batting stars: Rene Tosoni was 3-for-4 with two doubles. Nathan Hanson was 2-for-3 with a home run, his fifth.
Pitching stars: None.
Opposition stars: Juan Lagares was 3-for-4. Dustin Martin was 2-for-3 with a walk and a double, scoring three times.
Key inning: The seventh. It was a 6-6 tie. Aaron Hicks led off the inning with a home run to put the Rock Cats in the lead. Chris Herrmann singled, Oswaldo Arcia doubled, and Chris Colabello singled in an insurance run. A walk loaded the bases, still with none out, but a strikeout and a double play ended the inning. The failure to get more proved costly, as the Mets came back with three to win the game. Two walks, a single, and an error brought in one run and loaded the bases with one out. The next batter hit into a force out to score two, as Martin scored all the way from second on the play to give Binghamton the victory.
NEW BRITAIN 8, BINGHAMTON 1 IN BINGHAMTON (GAME 2—SCHEDULED 7 INNINGS)
Batting stars: Aaron Hicks was 2-for-3 with two doubles and a walk. Chris Colabello was 2-for-4. Oswaldo Arcia hit a grand slam, his sixth homer of the season.
Pitching star: Andrew Albers struck out five in five shutout innings, allowing just one hit and no walks.
Opposition star: Francisco Pena hit a home run.
Key inning: The fifth. The Rock Cats led 1-0. Deibinson Romero and Daniel Rohlfing led off the inning with doubles to make it 2-0. Two-out walks to Hicks and Rene Tosoni loaded the bases, and Arcia hit a grand slam to put New Britain ahead 6-0.
FORT MYERS 22, JUPITER 5 IN FORT MYERS
Batting stars: Lance Ray was 4-for-6 with a double and two home runs, giving him thirteen. He had seven RBIs. Steven Liddle was 4-for-5 with a double, scoring three times and driving in three. Angel Morales was 3-for-6 with a double and a home run (his sixth), driving in three.
Pitching star: Nelvin Fuentes struck out three in 2.2 scoreless innings, giving up two hits.
Opposition star: Ryan Fisher was 2-for-3.
Key inning: The third. The Miracle led 2-1. Liddle led off the inning with a single and two walks loaded the bases. Ray then hit a grand slam. The rally was not killed, as Kyle Knudson singled. With one out, Morales singled and a walk loaded the bases again. Another walk forced in a run, Liddle singled in another, Josmil Pinto doubled in two, and a sacrifice fly brought in one more. When the inning was over, nine runs had scored and Fort Myers led 11-1.
Other: Carl Pavano made a rehab start, giving up one run on two hits.
BELOIT 10, WISCONSIN 4 IN BELOIT
Batting stars: Nate Roberts was 3-for-5 with a double and a triple, scoring three times. Eddie Rosario was 2-for-3 with a walk and a home run (his eighth), driving in four. Tyler Grimes was 2-for-3 with a double and a walk.
Pitching star: Steven Gruver threw two shutout innings, allowing a hit and a walk.
Opposition stars: Cameron Garfield was 2-for-4. Chadwin Stang was 2-for-5 with a double. Nick Ramirez was 2-for-5.
Key inning: The fourth. The Snappers led 4-2. With two on and two out, Miguel Sano hit a two-run triple to give Beloit a substantial lead.
JOHNSON CITY 4, ELIZABETHTON 2 IN ELIZABETHTON
Batting stars: Max Kepler was 2-for-5 with two doubles. Candido Pimentel was 2-for-4 with a double.
Pitching stars: Chris Mazza struck out two in 2.2 scoreless innings, giving up one hit. Luis Nunez walked two in two shutout innings.
Opposition stars: C. J. McElroy was 2-for-4 with a double. Juan Bautista allowed one run on five hits and three walks, striking out five in 5.1 innings.
Key inning: The third. The Cardinals led 1-0 when they came up with a three-run inning. A McElroy double and a home run by Ildemaro Vargas made the score 3-0. Adam Ehrlich then singled and scored on a double by Jeremy Schaffer to put Johnson City up 4-0.
GCL TWINS 4, RAYS 2 AT TWINS
Batting stars: Bryan Santy was 3-for-4 with a double. Jeremias Pineda was 3-for-5.
Pitching star: Gonzalo Sanudo struck out four in five innings of scoreless relief, giving up only one hit.
Opposition stars: Jiminson Natera was 2-for-4 with a double. Jordan Harrison worked four shutout innings, giving up five hits and a walk.
Key inning: The seventh. The Twins trailed 2-0. A pair of singles and a walk loaded the bases with one out. A wild pitch brought in one, John Murphy put the Twins ahead with a two-run single, and Santy doubled in an insurance run.
Other: Kyle Gibson started and pitched three innings. He allowed a run on three hits and a walk and struck out four.
DSL TWINS 15, PADRES 4 AT TWINS (COMPLETION OF SUSPENDED GAME)
Batting stars: Eddy Concepcion was 3-for-5 with a triple, driving in three. Junior Amarante was 3-for-5. Jorge Andrade was 2-for-5.
Pitching stars: Reudis Reyes and Elias Villasana each pitched a scoreless inning, each walking one.
Opposition stars: Jose Urena was 3-for-3 with a walk. Moises Lendor was 2-for-4.
Key inning: The third. It was a 1-1 tie. The Twins scored three runs without a hit, getting two hit batsmen, a walk, a wild pitch, and two errors. Rafael P. Valera then singled in a run, the only Twins hit of the inning. Another error plated two more runs and gave the Twins a 7-1 lead.
Other: There were ten errors in the game, seven by the Padres.
DSL PADRES 3, TWINS 1 AT TWINS (GAME 2—SCHEDULED 7 INNINGS)
Batting stars: None.
Pitching stars: Reyson Zoquiel and Fernando Romero each struck out four in two shutout innings.
Opposition stars: Ricardo Valenzuela was 2-for-3. Ivan Marcano allowed one run on three hits and a walk in six innings.
Key inning: The seventh. Leading 2-1, the Padres scored an insurance run, as Moises Lendor singled, stole second, stole third, and scored on a sacrifice fly.
9:30 DSL Orioles at Twins
11:00 GCL Orioles at Twins
5:35 New Britain at Binghamton
6:00 Elizabethton at Johnson City Brett Lee v. Silfredo Garcia
6:05 Jupiter at Fort Myers Robert Morey v. Pat Dean
6:05 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Rochester Michael O’Connor v. Shairon Martis
7:00 Beloit at Quad Cities Matt Tomshaw v. Bradley Watson