A good day for Nick Gordon. Brent Rooker hits his eleventh homer. Alex Kirilloff keeps hitting. Jean Carlos Arias has a big day. The E-Twins and the GCL Twins get three hits apiece. Errors sink the DSL Twins.
SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE 4, ROCHESTER 2 IN ROCHESTER
The Red Wings were up 1-0 through five, but Brandon Drury hit a two-run homer in the sixth and the RailRiders led the rest of the way. Four of the last six Rochester batters struck out.
Nick Gordon was 3-for-4. Willians Astudillo was 2-for-4 with a double.
Aaron Slegers pitched 6.1 innings, giving up three runs on eight hits and no walks and striking out four. Gabriel Moya pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.
BILOXI 5, CHATTANOOGA 2 IN CHATTANOOGA
The Lookouts led 1-0 through six, but Luis Aviles, Jr. hit a two-run double in a three-run seventh and the Shuckers led the rest of the way. Chattanooga had just five hits.
Andy Wilkins was 2-for-4 with two doubles and is batting .345. Brent Rooker was 1-for-4 with a home run, his eleventh. Jimmy Kerrigan was 0-for-4 and is batting .345. Jaylin Davis was 0-for-2 and has started his AA career 0-for-6.
Sean Poppen pitched 6.2 innings, giving up three unearned runs on six hits and no walks and striking out five. Paco Rodriguez pitched a perfect inning and struck out one.
FORT MYERS 8, BRADENTON 3 IN BRADENTON
The Marauders led 3-0 through two, but the Miracle scored four in the third and led the rest of the way.
Alex Kirilloff was 3-for-5 with a double and is batting .471. Brandon Lopez was 2-for-2 with a walk. Luis Arraez was 2-for-5 with a double and is batting .307. Ben Rortvedt was 2-for-5 and is batting .361. Travis Blankenhorn was 2-for-5.
Griffin Jax pitched seven innings, giving up three runs (two earned) on six hits and one walk and striking out one. Ryan Mason struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up three hits. His ERA is 2.79.
CEDAR RAPIDS 5, WISCONSIN 3 IN CEDAR RAPIDS
Jean Carlos Arias hit a three-run homer in a four-run third, and that was all the Kernels needed. The Timber Rattlers cut the margin to 4-3 after five, Arias tripled and scored in the seventh for an insurance run.
Arias was 3-for-4 with a home run (his third) and a triple, scoring twice. Jacob Pearson was 2-for-4 with a double. Jordan Gore was 2-for-3 and is batting .301. Royce Lewis was 1-for-4 and is batting .303. Robert Molina got his first Cedar Rapids hit of the season and is batting .077.
Jordan Balazovic struck out nine in five innings, giving up three runs on ten hits but no walks. Blayne Enlow struck out four in four shutout innings, giving up two hits and a walk.
BRISTOL 4, ELIZABETHTON 0 IN BRISTOL
Mason Martin homered in the fourth and hit a two-run homer in a three run sixth. The Twins had just three hits, all singles.
Lean Marrero was 2-for-3 and is batting .545. Ryan Jeffers was 0-for-4 and is batting .579. Trevor Casanova was 0-for-3 with a walk and is batting .500. Yunior Severino was 0-for-3 and is batting .385. DaShawn Keirsey was 1-for-4 and is batting .333. Alex Robles was 0-for-3 and is batting .313. Ricky De La Torre was 0-for-3 and is batting .300.
Brian Rapp struck out five in 3.2 innings, giving up one run on two hits and two walks. Juan Gamez struck out four in two shutout innings, giving up one hit and two walks. His ERA remains zero in four innings.
GCL RED SOX 3, GCL TWINS 1 AT RED SOX
The Red Sox broke a scoreless tie with two in the fifth and led the rest of the way. The Twins had just three hits.
Yeltsin Encarnacion was 0-for-4 and is batting .400. Jordan Pacheco was 1-for-2 and is batting .333. Agustin Marte was 0-for-1 with two walks and is batting .333.
Steven Cruz struck out six in four shutout innings, giving up no hits and one walk.
DSL ROCKIES 6, DSL TWINS 2 AT TWINS (6 INNINGS--RAIN)
The Twins led 2-0 after two, but the Rockies tied it with two in the fourth and took charge with four in the fifth. The fifth inning consisted of a walk, two errors, and a three-run homer by Julio Carreras. The Twins made five errors in the game.
Yelinson Pena was 2-for-2. Carlos Aguiar was 2-for-3 with a double. Ruben Santana was 1-for-3 with a double and is batting .380. Victor Heredia was 0-for-4 and is batting .340. Francisco Martinez was 0-for-3 and is batting .316.
Jesus Toledo struck out four in four innings, giving up five runs (two earned) on two hits and a walk.
NEXT DAY'S GAMES
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Chance Adams) at Rochester (Dietrich Enns)
Biloxi (Marcos Diplan) at Chattanooga (Anthony Marzi)
Fort Myers (Andro Cutura) at Bradenton (Oddy Nunez)
Wisconsin (Carlos Herrera) at Cedar Rapids (Brusdar Graterol)
Elizabethton (Kody Funderburk) at Bristol (Steven Jennings)