Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 9, Rochester 0 in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Game 1—Scheduled 7 innings). The Yankees scored three each in the first, second, and fourth. Trevor Plouffe had half of the Red Wings’ four hits, raising his average to .310. Delmon Young was 0-for-2 with a walk. Eric Hacker surrendered all nine runs on ten hits and two walks in 3.1 innings. Jake Stevens worked 2.2 scoreless innings, striking out five while giving up three hits and no walks.
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 6, Rochester 4 in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Game 2—Scheduled 7 innings). A five-run third gave the Yankees all the runs they needed. The Red Wings out-hit the Yankees 13-9. Delmon Young singled and doubled. Nate Roberts, Trevor Plouffe, and Aaron Bates each had two hits, with Plouffe raising his average to .314 and Bates raising his average to .332. Starter Thomas Diamond surrendered five runs on six hits and a walk while striking out five in 2.2 innings. Kyle Waldrop struck out three in 2.1 scoreless innings.
Binghamton 7, New Britain 6 in New Britain (Game 1—Scheduled 7 innings). The Mets scored all of their runs in the fourth inning. Brian Dozier had two hits, raising his average to .314. Bobby Lanigan allowed all seven runs on five hits and four walks in 3.2 innings. Tony Davis struck out three in two shutout innings.
Binghamton 9, New Britain 5 in New Britain (Game 2—Scheduled 7 innings). The Mets again put together a big inning, this time scoring six in the third. Chris Parmelee singled and hit his eighth home run. Chris Herrmann had two hits. Deinys Suarez was charged with all nine runs, but only four were earned, as the Rock Cats made four errors. Suarez allowed seven hits and four walks in 3.1 innings. Tyler Robertson pitched 2.2 scoreless innings.
Ft. Myers 4, Brevard County 1 in Brevard County. The Miracle scored two in the fifth to break a 1-1 tie. Josmil Pinto singled and doubled. Oswaldo Arcia hit his second home run. Logan Darnell worked seven strong innings, giving up a run on three hits and two walks. Andrew Albers pitched two shutout innings for his fourth save.
Clinton 8, Beloit 5 in Beloit. The LumberKings had four two-run innings. Jairo Perez hit two home runs and scored three times; he now has eight homers and is hitting .404. Tobias Streich singled and homered and Daniel Santana had two hits. Starter Blayne Weller pitched four innings, giving up two runs on eight hits and a walk. Andrei Lobanov took the loss, surrendering six runs on six hits and two walks in just 2.2 innings. Michael Tonkin worked 2.1 scoreless innings, striking out two.
Elizabethton 3, Greeneville 2 in Elizabethton. Niko Goodrum broke the tie by circling the bases to lead off the eighth, hitting a double and coming the rest of the way around on a throwing error. Tyler Koelling hit a two-run homer, his fourth. David Hurlbut went six innings, giving up two runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out six. Bart Carter worked two shutout innings to get the win, striking out four. Madison Boer had a perfect ninth for his fourth save.
GCL Twins 2, Red Sox 1 at Red Sox (11 innings). The Twins scored the winning run on a walk, an error, and two infield outs. Julio Torres had three of the Twins’ six hits. Starter Hein Robb lasted three shutout innings, giving up one hit and two walks. Marcus Limon gave up three hits in 2.1 scoreless innings. The win went to Tyler Herr, who allowed an unearned run on a hit and two walks while striking out three in two innings. Matthew Tomshaw pitched a perfect eleventh to get the save.
DSL Twins 7, Orioles 5. The Twins scored all of their runs in the first two innings, building a 7-2 lead. Joel Polanco had three hits. Ernesto Ciprian hit a three-run homer and drove in four. Yorman Landa gave up two unearned runs on a hit and three walks in two innings. Francisco Nunez struck out six in 3.2 scoreless innings to get the win, giving up two hits and two walks. Jose Vasquez gave up a run on a hit and two walks while striking out two in two innings to get the save. Nineteen walks were issued in the game, twelve of them by Twins pitchers.