A pair of rainouts. Liam Hendriks doesn't seem to be learning in Rochester. Four Fort Myers pitchers combine for a shutout.
TOLEDO 12, ROCHESTER 2 IN TOLEDO
Batting stars: Nate Hanson was 2-for-3 with a double and a walk. Jeff Clement was 2-for-4 and scored once.
Pitching star: Virgil Vasquez pitched two perfect innings.
Opposition stars: Jose Alvarez struck out eleven in seven innings, allowing two runs on six hits and a walk. Kevin Russo was 4-for-5 with a double, scoring once and driving in two. Nick Castellanos was 3-for-4 with two doubles, scoring three times and driving in two.
Key inning: The fifth. The Mud Hens already led 3-1. Liam Hendriks retired the first two batters, but then Jordan Lennerton singled, Castellanos doubles, and Danny Dorn hit a three-run homer to put the game out of reach.
PORTLAND AT NEW BRITAIN
FORT MYERS 8, JUPITER 0 IN JUPITER
Batting stars: Joel Licon was 3-for-5 with a double, scoring once and driving in two in his debut in Class A. Jonathan Murphy was 3-for-5 with a double, scoring once and driving in one. Aderlin Mejia was 2-for-3 with a double and a walk, scoring once and driving in one.
Pitching stars: Starter Tom Stuifbergen pitched two innings, giving up two hits, before being removed following a rain delay. Cole Johnson struck out four in three innings, giving up two hits. Dakota Watts struck out two in two innings, giving up one hit.
Opposition stars: Isaac Galloway was 2-for-4 with a triple. Austin Barnes was 2-for-4 with a double.
Key inning: The third. In a scoreless tie, the Miracle scored their first two runs without a hit. Mejia walked, Stephen Wickens reached on an error, Miguel Sano walked to load the bases, an another error plated two runs. It was one of four two-run innings for Fort Myers.
CEDAR RAPIDS AT QUAD CITIES
3:30 Portland (Charlie Haeger, 0-0, 0.00) at New Britain (Trevor May, 1-1, 3.90)
Game 2 Portland (Brandon Workman, 4-0, 2.80) at New Britain (Cole De Vries, 0-0, 2.25)
5:00 Cedar Rapids (Hudson Boyd, 1-1, 5.48) at Quad Cities (Vincent Velasquez, 3-0, 3.03)
Game 2 Cedar Rapids (TBA) at Quad Cities (Josh Fields, no record)
5:35 Fort Myers (Taylor Rogers, 2-1, 1.59) at Jupiter (Anthony DeSclafani, 4-1, 0.70)
6:05 Columbus (Toru Murata, 0-2, 6.00) at Rochester (Samuel Deduno, 0-0, 0.00)