Durham 18, Rochester 3 in Rochester. The Bulls took a 10-0 lead after two innings. Chase Lambin had two hits. Denard Span was 0-for-3 and Jason Kubel was 1-for-3. Andy Baldwin surrendered ten runs on eight hits and two walks in two innings, yielding five home runs. Cole DeVries worked 2.2 scoreless innings, giving up three hits, and Toby Gardenhire took the mound to pitch a scoreless ninth.
Altoona 8, New Britain 4 in Altoona. The Curve scored seven runs in the sixth. Chris Herrmann had two singles and a double. Joe Benson and Mike Hollimon each singled and doubled. Deinys Suarez pitched five shutout innings, but then surrendered all seven sixth-inning runs; for the game he allowed seven runs (four earned) on four hits and four walks in 5.2 innings, striking out five.
Clearwater 2, Ft. Myers 1 in Clearwater. The Threshers scored both their runs in the first inning. Oswaldo Arcia singled and tripled, scoring the only Miracle run. Jhon Garcia went seven innings, giving up two runs on five hits and a walk while striking out seven. Matthew Tone struck out two while giving up one hit in one inning.
Great Lakes 6, Beloit 5 in Great Lakes. The Snappers led 5-0 after seven, but the Loons scored three in the eighth and three in the ninth. Nick Akins hit a walk-off three-run homer off Bart Carter with one out in the ninth. It was the only batter Carter faced. Daniel Ortiz doubled and tripled. Jairo Perez and Derek McCallum each hit a two-run homer; it was Perez’ ninth. Starter Ryan O’Rourke pitched 5.1 scoreless innings, giving up five hits and two walks while striking out four.
Princeton 12, Elizabethton 3 in Princeton. The Rays scored three in the second, three in the fourth, and six in the seventh. Miguel Sano had two doubles. Eddie Rosario hit a two-run homer. Tim Shibuya allowed six runs (three earned) on seven hits and a walk in only four innings. Seven of the Rays’ runs were unearned.
GCL Twins 7, Rays 5 at Twins. The Twins scored four in the seventh to overcome a 5-3 deficit. Romy Trinidad, Joshua Hendricks, and Michael Quesada each singled and doubled. Jorge Polanco had two hits. Starter Angel Mata gave up an unearned run on two hits in three innings. Miguel Munoz got the win, giving up a run on a hit and three walks in three innings. Luis Nunez worked a perfect ninth, striking out two, to get the save.
DSL Twins 7, Reds 6 at Twins. The Twins led 6-0 after seven, but needed a run in the ninth to get the win. Victor Arias singled to drive in Jose Ramirez with the winning run with two out. Dubal Baez had three hits. Ronald Jimenez drove in three runs. Starter Javier Vargas pitched five hitless innings, giving up only one walk and striking out five. Elias Villasana followed with two perfect innings, striking out two. The next pitcher, Carlos Suarez, did not allow a hit either, but walked three and hit one, retiring only one batter. Both Rays hits came off Edgar Martinez. Francisco Nunez retired all four batters he faced to get the win. The two teams combined for only seven hits, but combined for six errors and thirteen walks.