Aaron Slegers needs to move up. Randy LeBlanc is injured. The Miracle remains suspended. Alex Kirilloff and Brusdar Graderol lead the Kernels to victory.
ROCHESTER 3, PAWTUCKET 0 IN ROCHESTER
Nick Buss doubled home a run in the fourth, Kennys Vargas singled one home in the fifth, and Buss homered leading off the eighth. That was more than enough for Aaron Slegers, who again dominated.
Buss was 3-for-4 and the home run was his second. Vargas was 3-for-4. Zack Granite was 3-for-5. Ryan LaMarre was 1-for-4 and is batting .387. Sean Miller was 0-for-3 with a walk and is batting .091. Miguel Sano was 0-for-2 with a walk and is 0-for-4 with three walks in his rehab.
Slegers pitched seven shutout innings, giving up five hits and no walks and striking out five. His ERA is 1.97. Tyler Duffey struck out four in two shutout innings, giving up a walk. His ERA is 1.47.
BILOXI 3, CHATTANOOGA 2 IN BILOXI (10 INNINGS)
A sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth tied it 2-2 and brought on the Manfred Rule. The Lookouts got their man to third with one out, but two strikeouts stranded him there. Mitch Ghelfi singled home the losing run in the bottom of the tenth.
Zander Weil was 2-for-4 and is batting .322. James Ramsey was 1-for-3 with a home run and a walk. Nick Gordon was 1-for-4 and is batting .331. Alex Perez was 1-for-4 and is batting .339.
Randy LeBlanc pitched 3.1 innings, giving up one run on three hits and two walks and striking out one. The game report says he left with an unknown injury, which is probably about the worst kind. His ERA is 2.17. Sam Clay pitched 2.2 perfect innings, striking out two.
ST. LUCIE AT FORT MYERS (SUSPENDED GAME)
They were in the top of the third on Saturday when the game was suspended. They managed to get to the bottom of the sixth before it was suspended again. The Mets scored two in the fourth to tie it 2-2, which is where we still are.
ST. LUCIE AT FORT MYERS (SCHEDULED GAME)
CEDAR RAPIDS 6, CLINTON 1 IN CLINTON
The Kernels scored three in the ninth to break open what had been a 3-1 game. Alex Kirilloff hit a two-run homer in the inning.
Kirilloff was 2-for-4 with three RBIs and the home run was his seventh. He is batting .324. Jordan Gore was 2-for-4 with a triple and two runs. He is batting .338. Ben Rortvedt was 2-for-4. Jose Miranda was 2-for-4.
Brusdar Graderol struck out six in five innings, giving up one run on four hits and five walks. His ERA is 0.93. He walked only one in 14.1 innings before this game. Carlos Suniaga struck out four in three perfect innings. His ERA is 2.61. Calvin Faucher pitched a scoreless inning, giving up two walks and striking out one. His ERA remains zero in 9.2 innings.
6:00 Bradenton (James Marvel, 3-3, 3.94) at Fort Myers (Clark Beeker, 1-2, 2.45)
6:05 Rochester (Dietrich Enns, 2-4, 5.20) at Lehigh Valley (Enyel De Los Santos, 4-1, 1.41)
6:30 Cedar Rapids (Edwar Colina, 2-1, 2.53) at Kane County (Matt Peacock, 2-1, 2.14)
6:35 Chattanooga (Anthony Marzi, 0-1, 3.86 at Biloxi (Kodi Medeiros, 3-1, 3.07)