Chris Parmelee and Liam Hendriks have nothing to learn in Rochester. The Snappers win with Twins Baseball. Good job, Hein Robb!
ROCHESTER 10, LEHIGH VALLEY 0 IN LEHIGH VALLEY
Batting stars: Chris Parmelee was 3-for-4 with a walk, a double, and two home runs, giving him fifteen. He scored three times and drove in four. Matt Carson was 2-for-5 with a double and a home run, his thirteenth. Clete Thomas was 2-for-4 with a home run, his twelfth.
Pitching stars: Liam Hendriks worked seven strong innings, giving up four hits and a walk. Caleb Thielbar struck out two in two shutout innings, allowing two hits.
Opposition star: Andres Blanco was 3-for-3.
Key inning: The third. The Red Wings led 2-0 on Parmelee’s first-inning homer. Parmelee drew a two-out walk which was followed by back-to-back homers by Carson and Thomas to give Rochester a lead that would never be threatened.
READING 8, NEW BRITAIN 3 IN NEW BRITAIN
Batting stars: Daniel Rohlfing was 3-for-4. Deibinson Romero was 2-for-4. Chris Colabello was 1-for-2 with two walks.
Pitching star: Aaron Thompson threw two shutout innings, giving up one hit.
Opposition stars: Steven Lerud was 3-for-3 with a walk. Cody Asche was 2-for-5 with two doubles, driving in three. Trevor May struck out eight in six innings, allowing two runs on seven hits and three walks.
Key inning: The ninth. The Rock Cats had cut a 4-0 lead to 4-3 when the Phillies scored four times to put the game out of reach. A single, a walk, and an error loaded the bases. Asche then doubled and ended up circling the bases on a throwing error by Oswaldo Arcia, giving Reading an 8-3 advantage.
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BELOIT 6, PEORIA 5 IN BELOIT
Batting stars: Stephen Wickens was 2-for-2 with a walk and a double, scoring three times. Kennys Vargas was 2-for-3 with a double and a home run (his eighth), driving in three.
Pitching star: Corey Kimes allowed a run on three hits in 3.1 innings.
Opposition stars: Wes Darvill was 2-for-3 with a walk. Zeke DeVoss was 2-for-4 with a walk.
Key inning: The sixth. In a 5-5 tie, the Chiefs put runners on first and third with none out and did not score. In the bottom of the inning Wickens doubled, went to third on a bunt, and scored on an Adam Pettersen sacrifice fly to give the Snappers the lead.
Other: Miguel Sano was ejected in the third inning after being called out on strikes.
ELIZABETHTON 3, BRISTOL 1 IN BRISTOL
Batting stars: Niko Goodrum and Adam Walker were each 3-for-5. Max Kepler was 2-for-5.
Pitching star: Hein Robb struck out five in five shutout innings, giving up just one hit.
Opposition stars: Todd Kibby struck out six in six shutout innings, allowing four hits.
Key inning: The ninth. Trailing 3-0, the White Sox used two walks and a single to cut the lead to 3-1 and put the tying run on base with one out. J. T. Chargois then buckled down to strike out the next two batters and end the game.
Other: Chargois worked two innings. Five of the six outs he recorded were strikeouts.
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