Minor Details: Games of April 17

Lachlan Wells has a dominant outing.  The Kernels take it one run at a time.  No runs for the Lookouts.

BILOXI 5, CHATTANOOGA 0 IN CHATTANOOGA (5 1/2 INNINGS--RAIN)

Mauricio Dubon hit a three-run double in the fourth and the Shuckers added two more in the sixth to get the win.  The Lookouts only had four hits but still had men in scoring position in the first, second, and fifth.

Kohl Stewart pitched four innings, giving up three unearned runs on two hits and four walks with one strikeout.  Nick Gordon was 2-for-3 to raise his average to .300.  Ryan Walker was 1-for-1 with a walk and is batting .318.  Jose Gonzalez was 1-for-2 and is batting .308.

FORT MYERS 2, FLORIDA 1 IN FORT MYERS

It was scoreless until the seventh, when Trey Vavra hit a two-run homer.  Ronald Acuna homered leading off the ninth for the Fire Frogs, but they did not get the tying run on base.  Neither team got a hit until the bottom of the third and Florida did not get a hit until one out in the fifth.

Lachlan Wells struck out eight in seven shutout innings, giving up three hits and no walks.  In fourteen innings, he has an ERA of 0.64 and a WHIP of 0.86 with 17 strikeouts and one walk.  Chris Paul was 1-for-3 and is batting .311.  Daniel Kihle was 1-for-3 with a double and is batting .303.  Six of the nine Miracle starters are batting under .200.

CEDAR RAPIDS 8, PEORIA 2 IN PEORIA

The Kernels scored single runs in six of the first eight innings and capped it with two in the ninth.  They scored in the first and never trailed.

Clark Beeker struck out nine in 7.2 innings, giving up two runs on seven hits and a walk.  Colton Davis retired all four batters he faced, striking out two of them.  Aaron Whitefield, batting ninth, was 4-for-5 with two home runs (his second and third) and three RBIs and is batting .351.  Jermaine Palacios was 3-for-4 with two walks and is also batting .351.  Brandon Lopez was 2-for-4 with a walk and is batting .300.  Mitchell Kranson was 2-for-5 and is batting .357.  Jaylin Davis was 2-for-4 with a home run (his second) and two RBIs.

TODAY'S TILTS

5:35  Florida (Drew Harrington, 1-1, 5.23) at Fort Myers (Dereck Rodriguez, 0-1, 4.38)
6:05  Rochester at Gwinnett (Sean Newcomb, 1-0, 4.66)
6:15  Biloxi (Jorge Lopez, 1-1, 3.00) at Chattanooga
6:30  Cedar Rapids (Tyler Beardsley, 1-0, 1.80) at Peoria (Bryan Dobzanski, 0-0, 1.50)

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