Good pitching in both games that were played. Good offense in one of them.
CHARLOTTE AT ROCHESTER
NEW BRITAIN AT HARRISBURG
FORT MYERS 7, BRADENTON 1 IN FORT MYERS
Batting stars: Travis Harrison was 3-for-5 with a double, scoring once and driving in two. Levi Michael was 2-for-5 with a double, scoring once and driving in one. Aderlin Mejia was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.
Pitching stars: Matt Tomshaw, in his first start of the season, struck out four in four innings, giving up one run on five hits and a walk. Tim Shibuya pitched two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk with one strikeout. Tyler Jones retired all five batters he faced, striking out two.
Opposition stars: Max Moroff was 2-for-4 with a double. Jason Creasy pitched five innings, allowing one run on four hits and no walks with four strikeouts.
The game: Jordan Steranka triple and scored in the second to give Bradenton a 1-0 lead. In the third, Harrison doubled and scored on a Dalton Hicks single to tie the score. It stayed tied until the sixth, when Mejia hit a two-run double to put Fort Myers in front 3-1. Harrison delivered a two-run single in a four-run eighth that put the game away. The Miracle was aided by two Marauder errors in the inning.
Of note: Jorge Polanco was 0-for-5. Adam Brett Walker II was 2-for-4 with a run. Max Kepler was 0-for-3 with a run.
KANE COUNTY 2, CEDAR RAPIDS 1 IN CEDAR RAPIDS
Batting stars: Mitch Garver was 3-for-4 with a double and a run. Zach Larson was 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI. Ivory Thomas was 1-for-3 with a walk.
Pitching stars: Ethan Mildren pitched six innings, giving up one run on eight hits and no walks with four strikeouts. Alex Muren pitched two shutout innings, giving up one hit.
Opposition stars: Jacob Hanneman was 3-for-4 with a double and a triple, scoring once and driving in one. Will Remillard was 3-for-4. Tyler Skulina pitched five innings, allowing one run on four hits and a walk with two strikeouts.
The game: Garver doubled and scored on a Larson single in the fourth to give Cedar Rapids a 1-0 lead. Hanneman tripled and scored in the sixth to tie it up. In the eighth, a walk and a pair of singles put Kane County ahead 2-1. The Kernels twice put men on first and second, with one out in the seventh and with none out in the ninth, but could not tie the score.
Of note: Jason Kanzler was 0-for-4. Tanner Vavra was 1-for-4. Chad Christensen was 0-for-4.
6:00 New Britain (Taylor Rogers, 0-3, 9.33) at Harrisburg (Matt Purke, 0-4, 9.37)
6:05 Bradenton (Tyler Glasnow, 0-0, 0.00) at Fort Myers (Brett Lee, 2-1, 3.04)
6:35 Kane County (Juan Paniagua, 0-1, 5.17) at Cedar Rapids (Josue Montanez, 0-0, 6.75)
Rochester--No game scheduled.