Buffalo 4, Rochester 2 in Buffalo (Game 1—10 innings—scheduled 7 innings). Kirk Nieuwenhuis homered to tie the score in the seventh, Nick Evans homered to tie it again in the eighth, and then Evans hit a two-run walkoff to win the game for Buffalo. Kyle Gibson pitched six no-hit innings and was removed after allowing the home run to start the seventh. He walked none and struck out six. Kyle Waldrop faced two batters in the tenth, walking the first and then allowing the game-ending homer. Chase Lambin had three hits.
Buffalo 4, Rochester 1 in Buffalo (Game 2—scheduled 7 innings). Ruben Tejada doubled with the bases loaded as the Bisons scored three in the sixth to break a 1-1 tie. Trevor Plouffe singled, doubled, and tripled. Scott Diamond allowed three runs on five hits and three walks in six innings. He struck out eight.
Portland 5, New Britain 1 in Portland. The Sea Dogs scored two in the first and three in the fourth. Steve Singleton singled and doubled. Chris Parmelee homered. Bobby Lanigan lasted only four innings, allowing five runs (four earned) on eight hits and three walks. Brett Jacobson and Michael Tarsi each threw two scoreless innings.
Ft. Myers 5, Bradenton 4 in Ft. Myers. Nick Romero’s RBI single drove in Anderson Hidalgo to break a 4-4 tie in the seventh. Hidalgo had three hits and scored three times. Romero had two hits. Starter Matt Schuld pitched five innings, allowing four runs on six hits and a walk. Shooter Hunt got the win, throwing three scoreless innings and giving up just one hit and one walk. Dakota Watts worked a scoreless ninth for the save.
Peoria 5, Beloit 4 in Peoria (7 innings—scheduled for 9). The Snappers scored four in the fifth to overcome a 4-0 deficit, but the Chiefs scored one in the bottom of the fifth and it was all they needed. Beloit had only five hits and made three errors. B. J. Hermsen took the loss, allowing five runs (four earned) on six hits and two walks in 4.2 innings. Michael Tonkin threw two shutout innings.