Pawtucket 4, Rochester 1 in Pawtucket. The Red Sox scored three in the sixth to break a 1-1 tie. The Red Wings had only two hits in the game, both singles, and struck out fourteen times. Eric Hacker gave up two runs on eight hits and a walk in 5.2 innings to take the loss.
Portland 4, New Britain 3 in Portland. The Sea Dogs’ Alex Hassan led off the bottom of the ninth with a walk-off homer off Bruce Pugh. Five Rock Cats had one hit each. Bobby Lanigan gave up three runs on six hits and three walks in six innings. Tony Davis pitched 1.2 scoreless innings despite giving up a hit and four walks.
St. Lucie at Ft. Myers. Postponed. Game will be made up as part of a doubleheader this evening.
Beloit 14, Clinton 5 in Clinton. The Snappers scored eight runs in the third. Michael Gonzales hit two homers and a single, driving in five and raising his average to .305. Jairo Perez had a homer and two singles, raising his average to .406 in 64 at-bats. Daniel Santana had two singles and a double, Wang-wei Lin singled and doubled, and Nate Roberts had two hits. Ryan O’Rourke got the win, striking out six in five innings while giving up two runs on five hits and a walk.
Elizabethton 4, Johnson City 3 in Johnson City. The Twins scored two in the eighth to take a 4-1 lead, then hung on. Eddie Rosario hit two solo homers to raise his average to .395 in 38 at-bats. Matej Hejma hit a two-run homer in the eighth. David Hurlbut was the winner, giving up a run on five hits in five innings. Bart Carter struck out four in two shutout innings. Madison Boer pitched the final 1.1 innings, giving up a hit and striking out two for the save.
GCL Rays 2, Twins 0 at Twins. The Twins out-hit the Rays 7-4. Phillip Chapman and Kelly Cross each had two hits. Hein Robb struck out six in four hitless innings, walking two. Cole Johnson pitched two shutout innings. Mark Trau took the loss, giving up a run on a hit and two walks.
DSL Twins 5, Diamondbacks 2 at Twins. The Twins scored three in the first and two in the seventh. Ernesto Ciprian had a triple and two singles, driving in three. Ronald Jimenez had two hits. Jose Abreu pitched four shutout innings, giving up three hits and a walk. Felix Jorge and Elias Villasana each pitched two shutout innings, with Jorge striking out four. Yeison Florentino retired the final two batters of the game to get the save.