Max Kepler gets a couple of hits. Glendale is led by a pair of Sox. Mesa wins using Soler power.
GLENDALE 6, PEORIA 0 IN PEORIA
Twins: Eddie Rosario was 1-for-4 with a walk and an RBI. Max Kepler was 2-for-4 with a double and a run.
Glendale: Jared Mitchell (White Sox) was 2-for-3 with two walks and a home run (his second), scoring twice. Stephen McCray (White Sox) pitched four shutout innings, giving up one hit and no walks with one strikeout.
Peoria: Brandon Maurer (Seattle) pitched four shutout innings, allowing two hits and one walk with three strikeouts.
The game: It was scoreless through seven innings. Mitchell's homer in the eighth gave Glendale a 1-0 lead and they put it away with five in the ninth. Peoria made three errors in the ninth inning.
MESA 7, SCOTTSDALE 4 IN MESA
Scottsdale: Alen Hanson (Pittsburgh) was 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and scored twice. Alex Dickerson (Pittsburgh) was 2-for-4 with a double.
Mesa: C. J. Cron (Angels) was 3-for-5 with a home run, his third. Jorge Soler (Cubs) was 3-for-4 with a run and two RBIs. Brian Goodwin (Washington) was 2-for-5 with a run and an RBI.
The game: Hanson, the second batter of the game, hit a two-run homer to give Scottsdale a 2-0 lead. That was the end of the good news for Scottsdale. Mesa tied it with two in the bottom of the first on a two-run Soler single. Goodwin hit an RBI single in the second to make it 3-2 and Mesa added three more in the third on a Cron homer, two singles, two walks, and a sacrifice fly. Scottsdale never really got back into the game.
SALT RIVER 10, SURPRISE 9 IN SALT RIVER
Surprise: Henry Urrutia (Baltimore) was 3-for-6 with a double and a grand slam, scoring twice. Brett Nicholas (Texas) was 3-for-5 with a double and a run. Jason Rogers (Milwaukee) was 2-for-4 with two walks and a home run, scoring twice.
Salt River: Jake Lamb (Arizona) was 2-for-4 with a walk and scored twice. Cristhian Adames (Colorado) was 2-for-4 wtih an RBI. Derrick Chung (Toronto) was 2-for-4 with an RBI.
The game: Surprise had leads of 2-0 and 6-3. In the bottom of the fifth, Salt River came back with six runs, aided by an error and two wild pitches, to go ahead 9-6. Surprise came back with single runs in the sixth and seventh to cut it to 9-8, but Salt River got an insurance run in the seventh on an RBI single by Adames. Surprise cut it to 10-9 in the eighth and got the tying run into scoring position in both the eighth and the ninth.