The Red Wings get shut out, wasting good pitching by Fernando Romero. The Miracle let one get away late. Randy Dobnak and two relievers combine for a shutout for the Kernels.
COLUMBUS 1, ROCHESTER 0 IN ROCHESTER
Greg Allen doubled leading off the fourth and scored on a Yandy Diaz single. The Red Wings did not get a man on base until the sixth, but they threatened in every inning after that, stranding eight runners.
Nick Buss was 1-for-4 and is batting .326. Gregorio Petit was 0-for-2 and is batting .350. The Red Wings have five players batting under .200 and eight batting under .220. The offensive shutdown wasted a fine pitching performance by Fernando Romero, who struck out ten in 6.2 innings and gave up one run on two hits and two walks. His ERA is 1.69. Matt Magill struck out four in 1.1 innings, giving up a hit and a walk. He has an ERA of zero in 5.2 innings.
CHATTANOOGA AT JACKSON
BRADENTON 4, FORT MYERS 3 IN BRADENTON
The Miracle led 3-2 through seven, but the Marauders scored on a passed ball in the eighth to tie it and Bligh Madris singled home the losing run in the bottom of the ninth.
Joe Cronin was 3-for-4 and is batting .455. Taylor Grzelakowski was 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBIs. He is batting .400. Nelson Molina was 2-for-2. Jimmy Kerrigan was 1-for-4 and is batting .397. Byron Buxton was the DH and was 0-for-4. Including Buxton, the Miracle has seven players batting below .200. Clark Beeker pitched five innings, giving up an unearned run on three hits and two walks and striking out two.
CEDAR RAPIDS 7, KANE COUNTY 0 IN CEDAR RAPIDS
The Kernels scored four in the fourth to break a scoreless tie.
Ben Rodriguez was 2-for-3 with a double and a walk, scoring twice. He is batting .333. David Banuelos was 2-for-3 with a walk. Jordan Gore was 2-for-3 with a walk and is batting .400. Mark Contreras was 2-for-4 with a double and is batting .440. Ben Rortvedt was 1-for-4 and is batting .321. The bottom four batters in the Kernels lineup went 8-for-13 with two doubles and three walks. Randy Dobnak pitched 5.2 scoreless innings, giving up six hits and two walks and striking out four. Carlos Suniaga pitched 2.2 scoreless innings, giving up two hits. His ERA is zero in 5.1 innings. Kevin Marnon struck out two in a scoreless inning, giving up a walk. His ERA is 1.50 in six innings.
4:00 Chattanooga (Zack Littell, 0-1, 3.86) at Jackson (Alex Young, 2-0, 4.80)
Game 2 Chattanooga at Jackson
4:05 Gwinnett (Mike Siroka, 1-0, 2.87) at Rochester (Dietrich Enns, 0-2, 10.29)
Game 2 Rochester (D. J. Baxendale, 0-0, 0.00) at Gwinnett (Lucas Sims, 0-0, 0.00)*
6:00 Fort Myers (Sean Poppen, 0-1, 4.00) at Clearwater (Bailey Falter, 1-0, 4.00)
6:35 Burlington at Cedar Rapids
*Game will be played in Rochester with Gwinnett designated home team.