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Minor Details: Games of July 10

LOUISVILLE BATS 6, ST. PAUL SAINTS 5 IN LOUISVILLE

St. Paul had leads of 4-0 and 5-3, but Michael Trautwein hit a two-run walkoff homer in the ninth for Louisville.

Multi-hit games:  Edouard Julien was 3-for-4 with a home run and a walk.  Anthony Prato was 2-for-3 with a double and a walk.

Home runs:  Yunior Severino (16); Chris Williams (10); Julien (5); Payton Eeles (1).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Prato (8); Eeles (2).

Pitching prowess:  Scott Blewett struck out three in 1.2 scoreless innings, giving up one hit and three walks.  Nick Wittgren pitched 2.1 scoreless innings, giving up one hit and striking out one.  Zack Weiss struck out four in two shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Loss:  Diego Castillo (0-1).

Opposition standout:  Luis Soto was 2-for-3 with a walk.

Record:  St. Paul is 6-8, tied for eighth with Toledo, two games behind Memphis and Nashville.

WICHITA WIND SURGE 7, SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 3 IN SPRINGFIELD

Jeferson Morales hit a two-run double in the seventh to break a 2-2 tie.

Multi-hit games:  Ben Ross was 3-for-5 with two runs.  Luke Keaschall was 2-for-4 with a walk and two RBIs.  Morales was 2-for-5 with a double and two RBIs.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Morales 2 (40); Keaschall 2 (16).

Stolen bases:  Ross (11).

Pitching prowess:  Kyle Jones pitched four innings, giving up one run on two hits and striking out three.  Jaylin Nowlin pitched five innings, giving up two runs on seven hits and two walks and striking out two.

Win:  Nowlin (5-4).

Opposition standout:  Matt Lloyd was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs.

Record:  Wichita is 5-9, in fifth (last) place, five games behind Tulsa.

BELOIT SKY CARP 3, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 1 IN BELOIT

Beloit scored one in the fourth and two in the fifth to take a 3-0 lead.

Multi-hit games:  None.  Cedar Rapids had two hits.

Home runs:  Kevin Maitan (5).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Mike Paredes pitched four innings, giving up one run on five hits and striking out three.  Gabriel Yanez struck out three in two perfect innings.

Loss:  Paredes (1-1).

Opposition standout:  Emmett Olson pitched 6.1 innings, giving up one run on two hits and three walks and striking out five.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 11-6, tied for first with Wisconsin.

DAYTONA TORTUGAS 5, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 4 IN FORT MYERS

Trailing 5-1, Fort Myers scored two in the seventh and one in the eighth, but the comeback fell short.

Multi-hit games:  Daniel Pena was 2-for-4 with a walk and two RBIs.  Nick Lucky was 2-for-5 with a triple.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Pena 2 (5).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Xander Hamilton struck out three in two shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Loss:  Ricky Castro (3-2).

Opposition standout:  Jack Moss was 2-for-3 with a double.

Record:  Fort Myers is 11-5, in first place, 1.5 games ahead of Lakeland.

DSL RANGERS RED AT DSL TWINS (GAME 1)

The game was suspended in the fourth inning with the Twins leading 4-0.  It will be completed July 19.

DSL TWINS AT DSL RANGERS RED (GAME 2)

Rained out.  Will be made up August 13.

TODAY'S TILTS

10:00  DSL Twins at DSL Phillies White
11:00  FCL Twins at FCL Rays
5:35  St. Paul (Louie Varland, 3-7, 6.57) at Louisville
6:05  Daytona at Fort Myers (Ross Dunn, 1-2, 5.92)
6:35  Cedar Rapids (Ty Langenberg, 3-0, 4.79) at Beloit
7:05  Wichita (Travis Adams, 4-6, 4.80) at Springfield

Minor Details: Games of July 6

GWINNETT STRIPERS 4, ST. PAUL SAINTS 1 IN ST. PAUL

It was 1-1 after three, but Gwinnett scored single runs in the fourth, fifth, and sixth.

Multi-hit games:  None.  The Saints had two hits.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Ryan Jensen struck out two and walked three in two shutout innings.

Loss:  Aaron Rozek (0-1).

Opposition standout:  Drake Baldwin was 2-for-5 with a home run.

Record:  St. Paul is 5-6, tied for sixth with Gwinnett and Indianapolis, 1.5 games behind Iowa and Memphis.

TULSA DRILLERS 7, WICHITA WIND SURGE 4 IN TULSA

Tulsa scored four in the seventh to break a 1-1 tie.

Multi-hit games:  Noah Cardenas was 2-for-4.  Jeferson Morales was 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs.  Carson McCusker was 2-for-5 with a home run.  Jake Rucker was 2-for-5.

McCusker has had at least two hits in seven of his last nine games.

Home runs:  McCusker (7); Morales (5); Jorel Ortega (5).

Multi-RBI games:  Morales 2 (38).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Cory Lewis struck out four in four shutout innings, giving up one hit and three walks.  Regi Grace struck out three in two innings, giving up an unearned run on one hit.

Loss:  Cody Laweryson (1-1).

Opposition standout:  Kendall Williams pitched six innings, giving up one run on six hits and three walks and striking out two.

Record:  Wichita is 4-8, in fifth (last) place, four games behind Tulsa.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 8, QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS 2 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Leading 3-1, Cedar Rapids scored three in the fourth on a Kevin Maitan three-run homer.

Multi-hit games:  Rayne Doncon was 3-for-4 with a double and a walk.  Tyler Dearden was 3-for-4.  Maitan was 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs.  Ricardo Olivar was 2-for-3 with a double, two walks, and two runs.  Misael Urbina was 2-for-3.

Home runs:  Maitan (4).

Multi-RBI games:  Maitan 3 (20).

Stolen bases:  Gabriel Gonzalez (3).

Pitching prowess:  Christian MacLeod pitched 5.1 innings, giving up one run on two hits and two walks and striking out four.  Juan Mendez pitched a perfect inning.  Juan Mercedes struck out two in a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.

Win:  MacLeod (3-1).

Opposition standout:  None.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 11-4, in first place, two games ahead of Wisconsin.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 6, BRADENTON MARAUDERS 1 IN FORT MYERS

Leading 3-1, Fort Myers scored two in the sixth, their only multi-run inning.

Multi-hit games:  Dameury Pena was 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs.  Ryan McCarthy was 2-for-4 with a double.

Home runs:  Pena (2).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Tanner Hall struck out seven in three innings, giving up an unearned run on one hit and two walks.  Jack Noble pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.  Zack Weiss pitched two shutout innings, walking one.  Paulshawn Pasqualotto struck out six in three shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Win:  Noble (4-2).

Save:  Pasqualotto (2).

Opposition standout:  None.

Record:  Fort Myers is 11-3, in first place, 2.5 games ahead of Lakeland.

FCL TWINS 4, FCL RED SOX 3 AT TWINS (COMPLETION OF SUSPENDED GAME--7 INNINGS)

The deciding run scored on a passed ball in the seventh inning.

Multi-hit games:  Anderson Nova was 2-for-3.  Javier Roman was 2-for-4 with a double.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Miguel Cordero pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.  Matthew Helwig pitched two shutout innings, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Win:  Helwig (2-0).

Opposition standout:  Kleyver Salazar was 2-for-3 with two home runs and three RBIs.

FCL TWINS 11, FCL RED SOX 7 AT RED SOX (SCHEDULED GAME--7 INNINGS)

Yasser Mercedes hit a two-run homer in the sixth to break a 5-5 tie.

Multi-hit games:  Mercedes was 2-for-4 with two home runs and five RBIs.  Emmanuel Rodriguez was 2-for-4 with two doubles, a walk, and two RBIs.

Home runs:  Mercedes 2 (6).

Multi-RBI games:  Mercedes 5 (19); Rodriguez 2 (2).

Stolen bases:  Hendry Chivilli  (8); Amilcar Vasquez (1).

Pitching prowess:  None.

Win:  Devin Kirby (3-0).

Opposition standout:  Andruw Musett was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 22-24, in fourth place, 6.5 games behind the FCL Rays.

DSL TWINS 6, DSL ARIZONA BLACK 3 AT ARIZONA BLACK

The Twins scored three in the ninth to break a 3-3 tie.

Multi-hit gamesAlver Medina was 3-for-5.  Victor Leal was 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs.  Ricardo Paez was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.

Home runs:  Leal (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Paez 2 (7); Ruben Velasquez 2 (5).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Cristian Hernandez struck out eight in four innings, giving up one run on four hits and two walks.  Jose Vasquez struck out five in two shutout innings, giving up two hits and three walks.  Sebastian Pulido retired all five men he faced, striking out two.

Win:  Pulido (2-0).

Opposition standout:  Luis Carrasco pitched three shutout innings, giving up three hits and striking out one.

Record:  The DSL Twins are 14-10, in third place, six games behind the DSL Rangers Red.

TODAY'S TILTS

2:07  Gwinnett at St. Paul (Randy Dobnak, 6-5, 4.05)

Oddly, most of the minor leagues are taking today off.  There's probably a reason, but we have no idea what it is.

Minor Details: Games of July 2

ST. PAUL SAINTS 5, GWINNETT STRIPERS 2 IN ST. PAUL

St. Paul scored all their runs in the second inning.  Patrick Winkel had a two-run double and Brooks Lee hit a three-run homer.

Multi-hit games:  Matt Wallner was 2-for-4 with a double.

Home runs:  Lee (7).

Multi-RBI games:  Lee 3 (21); Winkel 2 (21).

Stolen bases:  DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. (19).

Pitching prowess:  Randy Dobnak pitched five innings, giving up one run on five hits and a walk and striking out two.  Jeff Brigham pitched a scoreless inning, walking two.  Nick Wittgren pitched a scoreless inning, giving up two hits and striking out one.

Win:  Dobnak (7-5).

Opposition standout: Chadwick Tromp was 3-for-3 with a home run, a walk, and two RBIs.

Record:  St. Paul is 4-3, in second place, a half-game behind Memphis.

WICHITA WIND SURGE 6, TULSA DRILLERS 2 IN WICHITA

Wichita scored in innings two through five to build a 6-0 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Jeferson Morales was 2-for-3 with a double and a walk.  Noah Cardenas was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Andrew Morris struck out nine in 6.1 scoreless innings, giving up three hits and three walks.  Taylor Floyd pitched a scoreless inning, giving up two hits and striking out one.

Win:  Morris (4-1).

Save:  Cody Laweryson (2).

Opposition standout:  Dalton Rushing was 2-for-5 with a double.

Record:  Wichita is 4-4, tied for second with Northwest Arkansas, Springfield, and Tulsa, one game behind Arkansas.

CEDAR RAPIDS AT QUAD CITIES

Rained out.  Will be made up today.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 6, BRADENTON MARAUDERS 4 IN BRADENTON

Trailing 4-3, Fort Myers scored single runs in innings four, five, and six.

Multi-hit games:  Ryan McCarthy was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, and two runs.  Angel Del Rosario was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Walker Jenkins 2 (20).

Stolen bases:  Jenkins 2 (2); McCarthy (3).

Pitching prowess:  Wilker Reyes struck out two in a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.  Zack Weiss pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.  Nolan Santos struck out three in two perfect innings.

Win:  Ricky Castro (3-1).

Save:  Santos (7).

Opposition standout:  Magdiel Cotto struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Record:  Fort Myers is 8-2, in first place, two games ahead of Lakeland.

FCL TWINS 4, FCL PIRATES 3 AT TWINS (7 INNINGS)

Trailing 3-1, the Twins scored three in the sixth when Ariel Castro hit an inside-the-park three-run homer.

Multi-hit games:  Castro was 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs.  Dameury Pena was 2-for-3.

Home runs:  Castro (4).

Multi-RBI games:  Castro 3 (24).

Stolen bases:  Pena (4).

Pitching prowess:  Joel Garcia pitched five innings, giving up two runs on three hits and striking out four.  Cleiber Maldonado pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.

Win:  Garcia (2-1).

Save:  Maldonado (2).

Opposition standout:  Yordany De Los Santos was 3-for-3 with a home run, a double, two runs, and two RBIs.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 20-22, in fourth place, seven games behind the FCL Rays.

DSL RANGERS RED AT DSL TWINS

Rained out.  Will be made up July 19.

TODAY'S TILTS

4:30  Cedar Rapids (Jeremy Lee, 1-3, 4.76 and TBD) at Quad Cities (2).
5:30  Fort Myers (Ross Dunn, 1-1, 4.84) at Bradenton
6:07  Gwinnett at St. Paul (Caleb Boushley, 8-2, 3.48)
6:35  Tulsa at Wichita (Zebby Matthews, 2-1, 1.75)

Minor Details: Games of July 1

WICHITA WIND SURGE 12, TULSA DRILLERS 5 IN WICHITA

Wichita led 2-0 after one and 6-1 after seven, then scored six in the eighth.

Multi-hit gamesJake Rucker was 3-for-5 with three runs and two RBIs.  Carson McCusker was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, two runs, and two RBIs.  Aaron Sabato was 2-for-4 with two doubles and a walk.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Rucker 2 (43); McCusker 2 (36); Jeferson Morales 2 (35).

Stolen bases:  Andrew Cossetti 2 (5); Jorel Ortega (6).

Pitching prowess:  Aaron Rozek struck out six in five innings, giving up one run on three hits and three walks.  John Stankiewicz pitched 2.2 scoreless inning, giving up two hits and striking out two.

Win:  Rozek (4-3).

Opposition standout:  Damon Keith was 3-for-5.

Record:  Wichita is 3-4, tied for fourth with Springfield, one game behind Arkansas, Northwest Arkansas, and Tulsa.

QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS 1, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 0 IN QUAD CITIES

The lone run scored in the seventh on a wild pitch.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Jordan Carr pitched 5.2 scoreless innings, giving up six hits and two walks and striking out four.  Kyle Bischoff struck out four and walked one in 1.2 scoreless innings.

Loss:  Ricardo Velez (7-1).

Opposition standout:  Ryan Ramsey struck out five in five shutout innings, giving up four hits and two walks.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 7-3, in first place, one game ahead of Quad Cities and Wisconsin.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 9, BRADENTON MARAUDERS 6 IN BRADENTON (11 INNINGS)

Fort Myers led 1-0, 5-1, and 6-3, but it took three in the eleventh to win it.  Byron Chourio had a two-run single in the inning.

Multi-hit games:  Isaac Pena was 2-for-4 with a walk.  Maddux Houghton was 2-for-5 with a double.

Home runs:  Nick Lucky (2); Dameury Pena (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Chourio 2 (20); Lucky 2 (7).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Cesar Lares struck out five in four innings, giving up two runs on four hits.  Samuel Perez pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.

Win:  Xander Hamilton (6-7).

Opposition standout:  Axiel Plaz was 2-for-4 with two home runs, a walk, and three RBIs.

Record:  Fort Myers is 7-2, in first place, 1.5 games ahead of Lakeland.

FCL TWINS 7, FCL PIRATES 3 AT PIRATES (7 INNINGS)

The Twins scored three in the third to take a 4-0 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Ricardo Pena was 3-for-3 with a walk.  Jayson Bass was 2-for-2 with a triple, two walks, two runs, and two RBIs.

Home runs:  Moises Lopez (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Bass 2 (18); Lopez 2 (9).

Stolen bases:  Bryan Acuna (3); Ariel Castro (3).

Pitching prowess:  Juan Cota pitched three shutout innings, giving up one hit and striking out two.  Anthony Narvaez struck out four in four innings, giving up three runs (one earned) on two hits and a walk.

Win:  Narvaez (1-2).

Opposition standout:  Jose Regalado struck out three in 1.2 scoreless innings, giving up two hits and a walk.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 19-22, in fourth place, seven games behind the FCL Rays.

DSL TWINS 13, DSL MIAMI 12 AT TWINS

The Twins led 4-0, trailed 8-4, led 9-8, trailed 11-9, and trailed 12-10 before scoring three in the bottom of the ninth to win it.  Eduardo Beltre singled home the winning run.

Multi-hit games:  Daiber De Los Santos was 2-for-4 with two walks and two RBIs.  Beltre was 2-for-5 with a home run, a walk, and two RBIs.  Merphy Hernandez was 2-for-5 with a double and two runs.

Home runs:  Beltre (3).

Multi-RBI games:  De Los Santos 2 (12); Luis Fregoza 2 (9); Beltre 2 (8); Irvin Nunez 2 (6).

Stolen bases:  Hernandez (17); Fragoza (8); Luis Rodriguez (4); Nunez (2).

Pitching prowess:  Anderson Chacon struck out three in 2.2 innings, giving up one run on six hits and two walks.  Aaron Carranza pitched two shutout innings, giving up one hit and one walk and striking out one.  Fabian Herrera pitched a perfect inning.

Win:  Herrera (2-0).

Opposition standout:  Adrian Bello was 5-for-5 with a double, a walk, and two runs.

Record:  The DSL Twins are 11-10, in fourth place, six games behind the DSL Rangers Red.

TODAY'S TILTS

10:00  DSL Rangers Red at DSL Twins
11:00  FCL Pirates at FCL Twins
5:30  Fort Myers (Ricky Castro, 2-1, 3.38) at Bradenton
6:30  Cedar Rapids (Mike Paredes, 1-0, 3.38) at Quad Cities
7:05  Tulsa at Wichita (Jerming Rosario, 1-0, 2.45)
7:07  Gwinnett at St. Paul (Randy Dobnak, 6-5, 4.05)

Minor Details: Games of June 26

ST. PAUL SAINTS 9, IOWA CUBS 7 IN IOWA

St. Paul trailed 5-2 after four, but two in the fifth and four in the sixth put them in the lead to stay.

Multi-hit games:  Yunior Severino was 3-for-4 with a walk and two RBIs.  Will Holland was 2-for-3 with a walk and two runs.  Matt Wallner was 2-for-6 with a double.

Home runs:  Brooks Lee (6).

Multi-RBI games:  DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. 2 (47); Severino 2 (43); Lee 2 (18).

Stolen bases:  Holland (13).

Pitching prowess:  Josh Winder pitched 2.1 scoreless innings, giving up a hit and a walk and striking out one.

Win:  Scott Blewett (4-2).

Save:  Winder (3).

Opposition standout:  Owen Caissie was 3-for-4 with a triple and two runs.

Record:  St. Paul is 2-0, in first place, a half game ahead of Omaha and Toledo.

WICHITA WIND SURGE 6, NORTHWEST ARKANSAS NATURALS 1 IN WICHITA

Homers by Jorel Ortega and Luke Keaschall gave Wichita a 4-0 lead in the third.

Multi-hit games:  Jake Rucker was 3-for-4.  Keaschall was 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs.  Jeferson Morales was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

Home runs:  Ortega (4); Keaschall (2).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Andrew Morris struck out nine in 5.2 scoreless innings, giving up four hits.  Regi Grace pitched 2.1 scoreless innings, walking one and striking out one.

Win:  Morris (3-1).

Save:  None.

Opposition standout:  Gavin Cross was 2-for-4.

Record:  Wichita is 1-1, tied for first with Arkansas, Northwest Arkansas, Springfield, and Tulsa.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 8, BELOIT SKY CARP 6 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Beloit scored three in the eighth to break a 5-5 tie.  Jose Salas doubled home the go-ahead run.

Multi-hit games:  Salas was 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs.  Cedar Rapids was out-hit 13-7.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Salas 2 (20); Kyle Hess 2 (5); Payton Eeles 2(3).

Stolen bases:  Eeles 2 (4); Ricardo Olivar (2).

Pitching prowess:  Jacob Wosinski struck out four in 1.1 scoreless innings, giving up two hits.

Win:  Wosinski (1-2).

Save:  Gabriel Yanez (5).

Opposition standout:  Josh Zamora was 3-for-5 with a home run and two runs.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 3-2, in third place, one game behind Beloit and South Bend.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 11, TAMPA TARPONS 9 IN FORT MYERS

Tampa scored six in the first and led 9-5 after four, but Fort Myers tied it with a run in the seventh and scored two in the eighth to take the lead.

Multi-hit games:  Maddux Houghton was 3-for-4 with two runs and two RBIs.  Isaac Pena was 3-for-5 with a double and three runs.  Carlos Aguiar was 2-for-5 with a double and three RBIs.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Walker Jenkins 4 (17); Aguiar 3 (13); Houghton 2 (28).

Stolen bases:  Pena 3 (6); Yohander Martinez 2 (4); Brandon Winokur (13); Byron Chourio (12); Houghton (10).

Pitching prowess:  Paulshawn Pasqualotto struck out four in 2.2 scoreless innings, giving up two hits.  Julio Bonilla struck out four in two perfect innings.  Nolan Santos struck out three in two perfect innings.

Win:  Santos (3-2).

Save:  None.

Opposition standout:  George Lombard, Jr. was 2-for-4 with a double and a walk.

Record:  Fort Myers is 4-1, tied for first place with Bradenton.

DSL TWINS 7, DSL PADRES BROWN 5 AT PADRES BROWN (7 INNINGS)

The Twins trailed 4-0 after one, but led 5-4 after three.  It was tied at five when Carlos Silva singled home two runs in the seventh.

Multi-hit games:  Luis Fragoza was 2-for-3.  Silva was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.  Eduardo Beltre was 2-for-4 with a home run.

Home runs:  Beltre (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Irvin Nunez 2 (4); Silva 2 (3).

Stolen bases:  Nestor Urbina 2 (2); Merphy Hernandez (10); Nunez (1)

Pitching prowess:  Nestor Cafe pitched 1.2 scoreless innings, giving up a hit and two walks and striking out one.  Yoel Roque struck out six in 2.2 scoreless innings, giving up two hits and three walks.  Fabian Herrera struck out two in a perfect inning.

Win:  Sebastian Pulido (1-0).

Save:  Herrera (2).

Opposition standout:  Shurland Smith pitched 1.2 scoreless innings, giving up one hit.

Record:  The DSL Twins are 8-9, tied for fifth with the DSL Tigers 2, five games behind the DSL Rangers Red.

TODAY'S TILTS

9:00  FCL Twins at FCL Braves--doubleheader
10:00  DSL Phillies Red at DSL Twins
6:05  Tampa at Fort Myers (Spencer Bengard, 4-1, 1.23)
6:35  Beloit at Cedar Rapids (Jeremy Lee, 0-3, 6.48)
6:38  St. Paul (Randy Dobnak, 6-5, 4.35) at Iowa
7:05  Northwest Arkansas at Wichita (Zebby Matthews, 2-1, 1.55)

Minor Details: Games of June 25

ST. PAUL SAINTS 6, IOWA CUBS 5 IN IOWA

Will Holland and Brooks Lee hit home runs in the sixth to break a 3-3 tie.

Multi-hit games:  Tony Kemp was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, and two RBIs.  Yunior Severino was 2-for-4 with a double, and a walk.  Edouard Julien was 2-for-4 with a walk.

Home runs:  Holland (6); Lee (5).

Multi-RBI games:  Kemp 2 (23); Holland 2 (20).

Stolen bases:  Julien (3); Chris Williams (2).

Pitching prowess:  Jordan Balazovic pitched 2.1 scoreless innings, giving up one hit and striking out one.  Nick Wittgren pitched two perfect innings.

Decision:  Balazovic (5-4).

Opposition standout:  Hayden Cantrelle hit a two-run homer.

Record:  St. Paul is 1-0, tied for first with Gwinett, Omaha, and Toledo.

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS NATURALS 8, WICHITA WIND SURGE 6 IN WICHITA

Wichita led 6-4 after six, but Gavin Cross hit a two-run homer in the seventh to tie it and Luca Tresh homered in the eighth to give Northwest Arkansas the lead.

Multi-hit games:  Jeferson Morales was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, and two runs.

Home runs:  Aaron Sabato (8).

Multi-RBI games:  Sabato 2 (24); Noah Cardenas 2 (18).

Stolen bases:  Tanner Schobel (8).

Pitching prowess:  None.

Decision:  John Stankiewicz (1-3).

Opposition standout:  Tresh was 2-for-4 with two home runs.

Record:  Wichita is 0-1, tied for third (last) with Springfield and Tulsa.

BELOIT SKY CARP 7, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 2 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Leading 3-2, Beloit scored four in the fourth on homers by Tony Bullard and Carlos Santiago.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Kyle Bischoff struck out two and walked one in 1.1 scoreless innings.  Rafael Marcano pitched three shutout innings, giving up three hits and a walk and striking out one.  Juan Mercedes pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Decision:  Jordan Carr (2-2).

Opposition standout:  Jacob Miller pitched seven innings, giving up an unearned run on four hits and two walks and striking out four.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 2-2, tied for third with Peoria, two games behind Beloit.

TAMPA TARPONS 15, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 4 IN FORT MYERS

Dylan Jasso broke a 3-3 tie with a two-run homer in the third, and Tampa broke it open with a six-run sixth.

Multi-hit games:  Isaac Pena was 2-for-4 with a double.  Byron Chourio was 2-for-5 with two runs.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Matthew Clayton 2 (12).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Samuel Perez struck out four and walked one in 2.1 scoreless innings.

Decision:  Ricky Castro (2-1).

Opposition standout:  Jasso was 3-for-6 with two home runs, a double, three runs, and six RBIs.

Record:  Fort Myers is 3-1, tied for first with Bradenton, a half game ahead of Dunedin and Fort Myers.

FCL TWINS 7, FCL BRAVES 1 AT TWINS (GAME 1--5 INNINGS--RAIN)

The Twins broke a 1-1 tie with four in the third.

Multi-hit games:  Yilber Herrera was 2-for-3 with a double.  Harold Grant was 2-for-3 with a double.

Home runs:  Gabriel Gonzalez (1).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Jayson Bass (5); Ricardo Pena (1).

Pitching prowess:  Joel Garcia pitched four innings, giving up one run on three hits and striking out three.  Eider Machuca pitched a scoreless inning, giving up two hits.

Decision:  Garcia (1-1).

Opposition standout:  Roiber Niazoa was 2-for-2.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 18-18, in fourth place, six games behind the FCL Rays.

FCL BRAVES AT FCL TWINS (GAME 2)

Rained out.  Will be made up tomorrow.

TODAY'S TILTS

10:00  DSL Twins at DSL Padres Brown
12:05  Beloit at Cedar Rapids (Mike Paredes, 0-1, 2.70)
12:05  Northwest Arkansas at Wichita (Andrew Morris, 2-1, 1.71)
12:08  St. Paul (Ryan Jensen, 3-2, 2.01) at Iowa
6:05  Tampa at Fort Myers (Tanner Hall, 0-0, 4.08)

Minor Details: Games of June 13

ST. PAUL SAINTS 18, LOUISVILLE BATS 4 IN LOUISVILLE

St. Paul scored six in the first.  They hit eight home runs in the game.

Multi-hit games:  Michael Helman was 4-for-5 with two home runs, a double, a walk, five runs, and three RBIs.  Matt Wallner was 4-for-6 with two home runs, four runs, and three RBIs.  Yunior Severino was 3-for-5 with two home runs, a walk, three runs, and four RBIs.  Tony Kemp was 3-for-5.  Brooks Lee was 3-for-6 with a home run, two runs, and two RBIs.  Jair Camargo was 2-for-6 with a home run, two runs, and four RBIs.

Home runs:  Wallner 2 (13); Helman 2 (12); Severino 2 (12); Camargo (4); Lee (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Severino 4 (35); Camargo 4 (17); Wallner 3 (38); Helman 3 (35); Lee 2 (4).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Scott Blewett struck out four in three shutout innings, giving up two hits.  Jordan Balazovic struck out five in three innings, giving up one run on one hit.

Opposition standout:  Rece Hinds was 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBIs.

Record:  St. Paul is 30-35, in seventh place, fourteen games behind Omaha.

MIDLAND ROCKHOUNDS 8, WICHITA WIND SURGE 5 IN WICHITA

Wichita led 4-1 and 5-4, but Midland scored two in the eighth and two in the ninth to take the game.

Multi-hit games:  Luke Keaschall was 4-for-5 with a home run, a double, and two runs.  Jake Rucker was 3-for-4 with two RBIs.  Wichita had only two other hits.

Home runs:  Keaschall (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Rucker 2 (35).

Stolen bases:  Jeferson Morales (3).

Pitching prowess:  None.

Opposition standout:  Jeisson Rosario was 4-for-5 with a double and two RBIs.

Record:  Wichita is 24-36, in fifth (last) place, nine games behind Springfield.

LANSING LUGNUTS 8, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 0 IN LANSING

Three Lansing pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter.  Lansing scored four in the fifth to take a 4-0 lead.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Jacob Wosinski pitched two shutout innings, giving up two hits and a walk.

Opposition standout:  Jake Garland struck out six in five shutout innings, giving up two walks.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 34-25, in second place, 3.5 games behind Wisconsin.

LAKELAND AT FORT MYERS (DOUBLEHEADER)

Rained out.  One game will be made up today.  The other game will not be made up.

FCL TWINS 2, FCL PIRATES 0 AT PIRATES (GAME 1--8 INNINGS)

I assume it was scheduled for seven innings, but it was scoreless until Jayson Bass hit a two-run homer in the eighth.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  Bass (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Bass 2 (13).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Adrian Bohorquez pitched four perfect innings, striking out three.  Yency De Jesus struck out three in three shutout innings, giving up two hits and a walk.  Wilker Reyes struck out three in a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.

Opposition standout:  Carlos Mateo struck out six in 3.2 scoreless innings, giving up one hit and four walks.

FCL PIRATES 9, FCL TWINS 2 AT PIRATES (GAME 2--7 INNINGS) (PLAYED AT THE PIRATES STADIUM, BUT THE TWINS WERE DESIGNATED THE HOME TEAM)

The FCL Pirates scored two in the first and built a 7-0 lead after three.

Multi-hit games:  None.  The Twins had only five hits in the doubleheader.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Yasser Mercedes 2 (15); Jayson Bass (4).

Pitching prowess:  None.

Opposition standout:  Zander Mueth struck out seven in five shutout innings, giving up three hits and two walks.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 15-13, in third place, three games behind the FCL Rays.

DSL TWINS 7, DSL NYY YANKEES 2 AT YANKEES

Leading 2-1, the Twins scored five in the fifth.

Multi-hit games:  None.  The Yankees made three errors and all but one of the Twins' runs was unearned.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen basesLuis Fragoza (4).

Pitching prowessMelvin Rodriguez struck out five in four innings, giving up one run on three hits and a walk.  Jose Vasquez struck out five in three innings, giving up one run on two hits and a walk.

Opposition standout:  Gabriel Lara was 2-for-3 with two runs.

Record:  The DSL Twins are 4-3, in third place, 2.5 games behind DSL Miami.

TODAY'S TILTS

10:00  DSL Twins at DSL Angels
11:00  FCL Twins at FCL Red Sox
3:30  Lakeland at Fort Myers (Charlee Soto, 0-2, 7.31 and TBD)--doubleheader
6:05  Cedar Rapids (Jeremy Lee, 0-2, 9.39) at Lansing
6:15  St. Paul (David Festa, 1-2, 3.56) at Louisville
7:05  Midland at Wichita (Marco Raya, 0-2, 4.99)

Minor Details: Games of June 9

SYRACUSE METS 7, ST. PAUL SAINTS 4 IN ST. PAUL

Yolmer Sanchez hit a three-run homer to give the Mets a 5-3 lead i the fourth.

Multi-hit games:  Michael Helman was 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, and three RBIs.  Yunior Severino was 3-for-5 with a home run.  Will Holland was 2-for-3 with a double.

Home runs:  Helman (10); Severino (10).

Multi-RBI games:  Helman 3 (31).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Jeff Brigham pitched two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk and striking out one.  Kody Funderburk struck out two in a perfect inning.

Opposition standout:  Rylan Bannon was 3-for-5 with a double.

Record:  St. Paul is 27-35, in eighth place, 15.5 games behind Omaha.

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS NATURALS 3, WICHITA WIND SURGE 2 IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS

It was scoreless through seven.  Each team scored two in the eighth and Shervyen Newton singled home the deciding run in the ninth.

Multi-hit games:  Jeferson Morales was 2-for-3 with a home run and a walk.

Home runs:  Morales (3).

Multi-RBI games:  Morales 2 (21).

Stolen bases:  Kala'i Rosario (3); Aaron Sabato (3).

Pitching prowess:  Zebby Matthews struck out eight in seven shutout innings, giving up three hits.

Opposition standout:  Luinder Avila struck out six in 5.1 scoreless innings, giving up two hits and four walks.

Record:  Wichita is 23-34, in fifth (last) place, ten games behind Springfield.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 9, GREAT LAKES LOONS 6 IN GREAT LAKES

Trailing 6-3, Cedar Rapids scored five runs in the eighth.  Nate Baez hit a two-run double to give the Kernels the lead.

Multi-hit gamesRayne Doncon was 4-for-5 with a double, two runs, and three RBIs.  Baez was 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, and four RBIs.  Jose Salas was 3-for-5.  Agustin Ruiz was 2-for-5 with a home run and two runs.

Home runs:  Baez (4); Ruiz (3).

Multi-RBI games:  Baez 4 (11); Doncon 3 (7).

Stolen bases:  Salas (10).

Pitching prowess:  Mike Paredes struck out three in two shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Opposition standout:  Sam Mongelli was 2-for-4 with a home run, a walk, two runs, and four RBIs.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 32-24, in second place, 3.5 games behind Wisconsin.

TAMPA TARPONS 8, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 4 IN TAMPA

Tampa scored two in the second and two in the third to build a 4-0 lead.  Fort Myers never got closer than two runs.

Multi-hit games:  Brandon Winokur was 3-for-4 with a home run and a walk.

Home runs:  Winokur (5).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Carlos Aguiar (3).

Pitching prowess:  Danny Moreno pitched a scoreless inning, giving up a hit and a walk and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Cade Smith struck out eleven in five innings, giving up one run on four hits and two walks.

Record:  Fort Myers is 28-29, in fourth place, nine games behind Lakeland.

TODAY'S TILTS

10:00  DSL Phillies Red at DSL Twins
11:00  FCL Braves at FCL Twins

Minor Details: Games of June 2

ST. PAUL SAINTS 8, ROCHESTER RED WINGS 1 IN ROCHESTER

St. Paul scored four in the fourth to take a 4-1 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Tony Kemp was 3-for-6 with a double and two runs.  Diego Castillo was 2-for-3 with two walks and two runs.  Matt Wallner was 2-for-4 with a home run, a double, two runs, and three RBIs.  Yunior Severino was 2-for-4.  Alex Isola was 2-for-5 with a double and two RBIs.

Home runs:  Wallner (9).

Multi-RBI games:  Wallner 3 (30); Castillo 2 (21); Isola 2 (20).

Stolen bases:  Yoyner Fajardo (3).

Pitching prowess:  Randy Dobnak pitched six innings, giving up one run on three hits and five walks and striking out three.  Nick Wittgren struck out two in a perfect inning.  Ryan Jensen pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and striking out one.  Kody Funderburk pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Travis Blankenhorn was 1-for-3 with a double and a walk.

Record:  St. Paul is 25-31, in eighth place, 14.5 games behind Omaha.

SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 6, WICHITA WIND SURGE 2 IN WICHITA

Springfield scored four in the ninth to break a 2-2 tie.  Wichita had ten hits but was 1-for-12 with men in scoring position.

Multi-hit games:  Kyler Fedco was 2-for-2 with a double and two walks.  Jeferson Morales was 2-for-3.  Kala'i Rosario was 2-for-4 with a home run and a double.  Aaron Sabato was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  Rosario (5).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Andrew Morris pitched six innings, giving up one run on three hits and two walks and striking out three.  Mike Paredes pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Max Rajcic struck out seven in 5.2 innings, giving up two runs on nine hits and one walk.

Record:  Wichita is 19-31, in fifth (last) place, 10.5 games behind Springfield.

LAKE COUNTY CAPTAINS 8, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 1 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Lake County scored four in the third to take a 5-1 lead.  Cedar Rapids made two errors and issued four walks in the inning.  For the game Cedar Rapids made six errors and walked seven.

Multi-hit games:  Dillon Tatum was 2-for-3 with two doubles.  Jose Salas was 2-for-3 with a walk.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Ricardo Velez struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk.  Keoni Cavaco pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  C. J. Kayfus was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, and two runs.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 30-20, in second place, 1.5 games behind Wisconsin.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 2, BRADENTON MARAUDERS 1 IN FORT MYERS

Fort Myers took a 2-0 lead with single runs in the second and third and made it hold up.  Bradenton scored one in the ninth and had the bases loaded when the game ended.

Multi-hit games:  Payton Eeles was 2-for-3 with a walk.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Samuel Perez struck out five in four innings, giving up one hit and one walk.  Ben Ethridge pitched four shutout innings, giving up one hit and three walks and striking out two.

Opposition standout:  Connor Oliver struck out four in three shutout innings, giving up two hits and three walks.

Record:  Fort Myers is 24-27, in fourth place, ten games behind Clearwater.

TODAY'S TILTS

9:00  FCL Rays at FCL Twins--doubleheader
10:00  DSL Twins at DSL Nationals

Minor Details: Games of May 26

BUFFALO BISONS 8, ST. PAUL SAINTS 3 IN BUFFALO

Addison Barger hit a three-run homer in the third to give Buffalo a 4-2 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Michael Helman was 3-for-4.  DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs.  Austin Martin was 2-for-5 with a double.  Royce Lewis was 2-for-5 with a double.  The top four men in the lineup went 9-for-18 with two doubles and a home run, and somehow managed to produce only three runs.

Home runs:  Keirsey, Jr. (8).

Multi-RBI games:  Keirsey, Jr. 2.

Stolen bases:  Keirsey, Jr. 16.

Pitching prowess:  Nick Wittgren struck out two in a perfect inning.

Opposition standout:  Steward Berroa was 2-for-5 with a triple and two runs.

Record:  St. Paul is 22-27, in ninth place, 11.5 games behind Omaha.

WICHITA WIND SURGE 3, SAN ANTONIO MISSIONS 1 IN WICHITA

Wichita scored single runs in the first, fourth, and fifth to build a 3-0 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Emmanuel Rodriguez was 2-for-4 with a home run, a walk, and two runs.  Jorel Ortega was 2-for-4 with a double.  Jeferson Morales was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  Rodriguez (8).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Pierson Ohl pitched 6,1 innings, giving up one run on four hits and a walk and striking out five.  Taylor Floyd pitched 1.1 scoreless innings, striking out one and walking one.  Jared Solomon pitched a scoreless inning, giving up a hit and a walk.

Opposition standout:  Yovanny Cruz struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up two hits and two walks.

Record:  Wichita is 18-26, in fifth (last) place, seven games behind Arkansas.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 6, PEORIA CHIEFS 2 IN PEORIA

Luke Keaschall led off the game with a home run and Cedar Rapids led all the way.

Multi-hit games:  Nate Baez was 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBIs.  Keaschall was 2-for-5 with a home run.

Home runs:  Keaschall (7); Baez 2 (3).

Multi-RBI games:  Baez 3.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Jeremy Lee pitched 3.2 innings, giving up an unearned run on three hits and two walks and striking out two.  Juan Mercedes retired all four men he faced.  Juan Mendez struck out two in a perfect inning.  Gabriel Yanez struck out two in a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.

Opposition standout:  Gustavo Rodriguez struck out three in a scoreless inning, giving up a hit and a walk.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 28-16, in first place, a half game ahead of Wisconsin.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 7, DAYTONA TORTUGAS 4 IN DAYTONA (10 INNINGS)

Gregory Duran hit a two-run triple in the tenth to break a 4-4 tie.

Multi-hit games:  Duran was 3-for-5 with a triple, two runs, and two RBIs.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Duran 2.

Stolen bases:  Payton Eeles (7).

Pitching prowess:  Charlee Soto struck out two in two innings, giving up an unearned run on two walks.  Xander Hamilton struck out five in 2.2 scoreless innings, giving up a hit and a walk.

Opposition standout:  Carter Graham was 2-for-3 with a home run, a walk, two runs, and two RBIs.

Record:  Fort Myers is 19-26, in fifth place, thirteen games behind Clearwater.

TODAY'S TILT

11:00  FCL Pirates at FCL Twins