Bailey Ober had another brilliant game. Trey Cabbage hit a big home run. Luke Raley continues his rehab assignment.
BUFFALO 5, ROCHESTER 3 IN BUFFALO
The Red Wings trailed 5-0 before scoring three times in the ninth. Zander Weil was 2-for-3 with a two-run homer (his twenty-second) and a walk. He is batting .258. Tomas Telis was 2-for-4 and is batting .315. Kohl Stewart struck out six in five innings, giving up two runs on three hits and three walks. His ERA is 5.14. Trevor Hildenberger pitched two shutout innings, giving up one hit. His ERA is 5.74. The Red Wings are 66-68, in fourth place, six games back. Their elimination number is one.
PENSACOLA 3, JACKSON 2 IN PENSACOLA
The Blue Wahoos scored all of their runs in the first inning, but it was enough. Ryan Jeffers was 2-for-3. He is batting .292. Bailey Ober struck out eleven in seven innings, giving up an unearned run on four hits and a walk. His ERA is 0.43 in three AA starts (twenty-one innings). Alex Phillips pitched a scoreless inning, giving up a hit and a walk and striking out one. His ERA is 4.22. The Blue Wahoos are 36-28, in third place, three games back. Their elimination number is three. However, Biloxi remains in first place by two games, and if they win the second half Pensacola will be in the playoffs because they have the second-best overall record in the division.
DUNEDIN 3, FORT MYERS 2 IN DUNEDIN (GAME 1)
Reggie Pruitt's RBI double broke a 1-1 tie in the fifth. Yeltsin Encarnacion was 3-for-3 and is batting .265. Lachlan Wells pitched five innings, giving up two runs on five hits and two walks and striking out four. His ERA is 4.09.
FORT MYERS 5, DUNEDIN 2 IN DUNEDIN (GAME 2)
Trey Cabbage hit a three-run homer in the fifth to give the Miracle a 3-1 lead. Jose Miranda was 3-for-3 with two doubles, a walk, and two runs. He is batting .253. Cabbage was 2-for-3 with a three-run homer (his eighth) and a walk. He is batting .217. Dakota Chalmers struck out seven in five innings, giving up one run on three hits and three walks. His ERA is 3.38. The Miracle is 35-29, in second place, nine games back. Fort Myers is in the playoffs because they won the first half.
CEDAR RAPIDS 4, PEORIA 3 IN CEDAR RAPIDS
Spencer Steer's RBI single in the ninth brought home the deciding run. Steer was 2-for-5. He is batting .265. Wander Javier was 1-for-3 with a home run (his tenth), a walk, and two runs. He is batting .183, but is 7-for-19 in his last five games. Luis Rijo struck out six in six innings, giving up one run on five hits and a walk. His ERA is 2.86. Dylan Thomas pitched 1.2 scoreless innings, giving up a hit and a walk and striking out one. His ERA is 2.40. The Kernels are 34-30, tied for fourth, seven games back. Their elimination number is one, but Cedar Rapids is in the playoffs because they finished second in the first half.
ELIZABETHTON 3, GREENEVILLE 1 IN ELIZABETHTON
The Twins scored two in the fourth to break a 1-1 tie. Seth Gray was 2-for-3 with two doubles. He is batting .224. Ruben Santana was 1-for-4 with a home run. He is batting .276. Brent Headrick was the opener and pitched two shutout innings, giving up two walks and striking out one. His ERA is zero. Ryan Shreve struck out six in four innings, giving up one run on four hits and no walks. His ERA is 3.40. Denny Bentley struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk. His ERA is 4.38. Tyler Beck struck out three in a scoreless inning, giving up a hit and a walk. His ERA is 1.23. The Twins are 33-33, tied for third, one game back. Their elimination number is one.
GCL TWINS 3, GCL RAYS 2 AT TWINS (GAME 1--10 INNINGS)
Alec Craig singled home the deciding run with two out in the tenth. Luke Raley, on a rehab assignment, was 3-for-5 and is batting .400. Craig was 1-for-3 with two walks and is batting .241. Evan Gillespie struck out four in four shutout innings, giving up two hits and no walks. His ERA is 2.16. Anthony Escobar pitched 5.1 innings of relief, giving up two runs on four hits and no walks and striking out three. His ERA is 3.83.
GCL TWINS 6, GCL RAYS 4 AT RAYS (GAME 2)
The Twins had a five-run rally in the second to take a 6-0 lead. The rally consisted of four walks, a wild pitch, a sacrifice fly, another wild pitch, another walk, an error, another wild pitch, and three more walks. In total, eight walks, three wild pitches, and an error. No hits. Jesus Feliz was 1-for-2 with a triple and two walks. He is batting .228. Danny Moreno pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit. His ERA is zero. Steve Theetge pitched a perfect inning and struck out one. His ERA is 3.09. The Twins are 30-21, in second place, seven games back. Their elimination number is two. They are second in the wild card race, a half game back.
9:00 GCL Twins at GCL Braves
Game 2 GCL Twins at GCL Braves
4:00 Fort Myers at Dunedin
Game 2 Fort Myers at Dunedin
5:30 Greeneville at Elizabethton
6:05 Rochester at Buffalo
6:35 Quad Cities at Cedar Rapids