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Minor Details: Games of June 4

SYRACUSE AT ST. PAUL

Rained out.  Will be made up as part of a doubleheader tomorrow.

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS NATURALS 10, WICHITA WIND SURGE 1 IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS

Northwest Arkansas hit three solo homers in the third to take a 4-0 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Carson McCusker was 2-for-4.  Tanner Schobel was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  Ben Ross (3).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:   None.

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

Record:  Wichita is 19-32, in fifth (last) place, eleven games behind Arkansas.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 5, GREAT LAKES LOONS 2 IN GREAT LAKES

Dalton Shuffield hit a three-run single-plus-error in the sixth to give Cedar Rapids a 5-1 lead.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  Rubel Cespedes (7).

Multi-RBI games:  Cespedes 2 (41); Shuffield 2 (8).

Stolen bases:  Rayne Doncon (1).

Pitching prowess:  John Klein struck out seven in 5.1 innings, giving up two runs on four hits and a walk.  Jordan Carr pitched 1.2 scoreless innings, giving up a walk.  Gabriel Yanez struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Opposition standout:  Brandon Neeck retired all eight men he faced, striking out four.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 31-20, in second place, 1.5 games behind Wisconsin.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 4, TAMPA TARPONS 2 IN TAMPA

Fort Myers scored single runs in the second, fourth, seventh, and ninth.  Tampa got both of their runs in the bottom of the ninth on solo homers.

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

Home runs:  Brandon Winokur (4).

Multi-RBI games:  Isaac Pena 2 (11).

Stolen bases:  Byron Chourio (9).

Pitching prowess:  Jose Olivares struck out six in five innings, giving up four hits.  Spencer Bengard pitched two perfect innings, striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Jackson Castillo was 2-for-4 with a home run.

Record:  Fort Myers is 25-27, in fourth place, nine games behind Clearwater and Lakeland.

FCL TWINS 4, FCL RAYS 1 AT RAYS

The Twins scored two in the fourth and two in the sixth.

Multi-hit games:  Hendry Chivilli was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs.  Javier Roman was 2-for-3 with two RBIs.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games;  Roman 2 (5).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Eduardo Soriano pitched three shutout innings, giving up two hits and a walk and striking out two.  Cleiber Maldonado struck out three in two innings, giving up an unearned run on two hits and a walk.  Devin Kirby struck out two in two perfect innings.

Opposition standout:  Erick Lara was 2-for-3 with a double.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 14-9, tied for second with the FCL Pirates, one game behind the FCL Rays.

DSL METS ORANGE 8, DSL TWINS 5 AT TWINS (7 INNINGS)

The Mets Orange built a 4-0 lead through three innings, then scored four in the sixth to put it out of reach.  The Twins scored four in the seventh to make the final score look better.

Multi-hit games:  Yandro Hernandez was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Hernandez 2 (2).

Stolen bases:  Daiber De Los Santos (1); Luis Fragoza (1).

Pitching prowess:  Fabian Herrera pitched 1.1 scoreless innings, giving up a hit and a walk and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Jesus Anton struck out four in 3.1 innings, giving up one run on no hits and no walks, which isn't easy to do.

Record:  The DSL Twins are 0-1, tied for ninth, 1.5 games out of first.

TODAY'S TILTS

10:00  DSL Twins at DSL Nationals--completion of suspended game
12:00  Fort Myers (Ty Langenberg, 2-3, 3.56) at Tampa
6:05  Cedar Rapids (Christian MacLeod, 0-0, 2.70) at Great Lakes
7:05  Wichita (Travis Adams, 2-4, 5.85) at Northwest Arkansas
7:07  Syracuse at St. Paul (Caleb Boushley, 5-1, 4.24)

Minor Details: Games of May 22

ST. PAUL SAINTS AT BUFFALO BISONS

The game was suspended in the top of the third with St. Paul leading 3-0.  It will be completed as part of a doubleheader today.

SAN ANTONIO MISSIONS 4, WICHITA WIND SURGE 3 IN WICHITA (10 INNINGS)

San Antonio scored in the ninth on three walks and a hit batsman to tie it 3-3.  Cole Cummings singled home the deciding run in the tenth.

Multi-hit games:  Jeferson Morales was 2-for-4 with a double.  Kala'i Rosario was 2-for-5.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Noah Cardenas 2.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Zebby Matthews struck out eight in six innings, giving up two runs (one earned) on three hits and a walk.  John Stankiewicz struck out two and walked one in two shutout innings.

Opposition standout:  Ex-Twin Bobby Milacki pitched 2.1 scoreless innings, giving up one hit.

Record:  Wichita is 16-24, in fifth (last) place, 6.5 games behind Springfield.

PEORIA CHIEFS 3, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 2 IN PEORIA

William Sullivan singled home the deciding run in the ninth.

Multi-hit games:  Luke Keaschall was 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs.  Nate Baez was 2-for-4 with a triple.

Home runs:  Keaschall (6).

Multi-RBI games:  Keaschall 2.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  John Klein pitched 5.2 innings, giving up two runs on seven hits and two walks and striking out four.  Jacob Wosinski retired all five men he faced, striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Brody Moore was 3-for-4 with two doubles and two runs.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 25-15, in second place, 1.5 games behind Wisconsin.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 2, DAYTONA TORTUGAS 1 IN DAYTONA

Fort Myers scored two in the first and made it hold up.

Multi-hit games:  Payton Eeles was 3-for-4 with a double.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Eeles 3 (6); Byron Chourio 2 (8).

Pitching prowess:  Ty Langenberg struck out nine in six innings, giving up one run on five hits and a walk.  Xander Hamilton struck out five in three perfect innings.

Opposition standout:  Juan Martinez pitched five innings, giving up two runs on five hits and a walk and striking out four.

Record:  Fort Myers is 18-23, tied for fourth place with Bradenton, ten games behind Clearwater.

TODAY'S TILTS

10:05  St. Paul (Adam Plutko, no record) at Buffalo--completion of suspended game followed by scheduled game
11:00  FCL Twins at FCL Pirates
5:35  Fort Myers (Tanner Hall, 0-0, 5.40) at Daytona
6:35  Cedar Rapids (C. J. Culpepper, 1-0, 3.38) at Peoria
7:05  San Antonio at Wichita (Jaylin Nowlin, 2-2, 4.76)

Minor Details: Games of May 16

OMAHA STORM CHASERS 9, ST. PAUL SAINTS 8 IN ST. PAUL (11 INNINGS)

St, Paul led 7-3 after six.  Omaha scored one in the eighth and three in the ninth to tie it.  Drew Waters singled home the deciding run in the eleventh.

Multi-hit games:  Diego Castillo was 2-for-4 with a walk.  Michael Helman was 2-for-5 with a home run, two runs, and four RBIs.  Anthony Prato was 2-for-5.

Home runs:  Helman (5).

Multi-RBI games:  Helman 4.

Stolen bases:  Castillo (6).

Pitching prowess:  Austin Schulfer pitched a scoreless inning, striking out one and walking one.  Hobie Harris pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Waters was 4-for-6 with a triple, a double, and four RBIs.

Record:  St. Paul is 17-23, in ninth place, 9.5 games behind Omaha.

WICHITA WIND SURGE 11, TULSA DRILLERS 8 IN TULSA

Wichita scored three in the sixth to take a 7-6 lead and got three insurance runs in the seventh.

Multi-hit games:  Jake Rucker was 3-for-4 with two doubles, a walk, two runs, and four RBIs.  Tanner Schobel was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, two runs, and three RBIs.  Aaron Sabato was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, and two runs.

Home runs:  Emmanuel Rodriguez (5).

Multi-RBI games:  Rucker 4; Schobel 3; Rodriguez 2.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Scott Engler pitched two shutout innings, striking out one and walking one.  Jared Solomon struck out two and walked one in 1.1 scoreless innings.

Opposition standout:  Brendon Davis was 1-for-4 with a two-run homer and a walk.

Record:  Wichita is 16-19, in fourth place, four games behind Arkansas and Springfield.

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

Jay Harry's RBI single in the first brought home the game's only run.

Multi-hit games:  Harry was 2-for-3.  Luke Keaschall was 2-for-4 with a double.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  John Klein struck out six in six shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk.  Jacob Wosinski struck out four in three shutout innings, giving up two hits and a walk.

Opposition standout:  Steven Zobac pitched six innings, giving up one run on four hits and a walk and striking out one.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 21-14, in second place, 1.5 games behind Wisconsin.

LAKELAND FLYING TIGERS 3, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 2 IN LAKELAND

A passed ball with the bases loaded in the ninth brought home the deciding run.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Ty Langenberg struck out eight in five innings, giving up two runs (one earned) on four hits and a walk.  Jack Noble struck out five in three shutout innings, giving up one hit and two walks.

Opposition standout:  Jim Jarvis was 3-for-3.

Record:  Fort Myers is 14-22, in fifth place, ten games behind Clearwater and Lakeland.

FCL RAYS AT FCL TWINS

Postponed due to wet grounds.  Will be made up June 3.

TODAY'S TILTS

11:00  FCL Twins at FCL Red Sox
5:30  Fort Myers (TBD) at Lakeland
6:35  Quad Cities at Cedar Rapids (C. J. Culpepper, 0-0, 3.31_
6:37  Omaha at St. Paul (David Festa, 0-1, 3.00)
7:00  Wichita (Marco Raya, 0-0, 3.38) at Tulsa

Minor Details: Games of May 1

ST. PAUL SAINTS 8, LOUISVILLE BATS 5 IN ST. PAUL

Trailing 5-0, St. Paul scored six runs in the fourth to take the lead.  Michael Helman hit a two-run homer to put the Saints up 6-5.

Multi-hit games:  Helman was 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and a walk.  Yunior Severino was 2-for-4 with a walk.  Austin Martin was 2-for-5 with two doubles.

Home runs:  Helman (3).

Multi-RBI games:  DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. 2; Helman 2.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Jordan Balazovic pitched 1.1 scoreless innings, walking two and striking out one.  Austin Schulfer struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up two hits and two walks.  Ryan Jensen struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up two walks.  Diego Castillo struck out two in a perfect inning.

Opposition standout:  Rece Hinds was 2-for-5 with a home run.

Record:  St. Paul is 11-16, in tenth (last) place, 7.5 games behind Omaha.

WICHITA WIND SURGE 6, NORTHWEST ARKANSAS NATURALS 5 IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS

Wichita trailed 5-0 after four but scored two in the fifth, two in the seventh, and two in the eighth.  Jake Rucker's two-run double gave Wichita the lead.

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

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Rucker 3, Emmanuel Rodriguez 2.

Stolen bases:  Alerick Soularie (4).

Pitching prowess:  Nick Wittgren struck out two in a scoreless inning, walking one.  Miguel Rodriguez pitched two perfect innings, striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Gavin Cross was 2-for-4 with a home run, a double, two runs, and two RBIs.

Record:  Wichita is 8-15, in fifth (last) place, seven games behind Springfield.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 2, PEORIA CHIEFS 1 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Keoni Cavaco hit a two-run homer in the third for all the runs Cedar Rapids would need.

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

Home runs:  Cavaco (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Cavaco 2.

Stolen bases:  Luke Keaschall (10).

Pitching prowess:  John Klein struck out five in five innings, giving up one run on four hits and a walk.  Jordan Carr pitched a scoreless inning, walking one and striking out one.  Kyle Bischoff pitched two shutout innings, giving up one hit.  Ricardo Velez struck out two in a perfect inning.

Opposition standout:  Brody Moore was 2-for-3 with a double.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 11-11, in fourth place, 4.5 games behind Quad Cities.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 2, BRADENTON MARAUDERS 0 IN BRADENTON

Fort Myers pitchers held Bradenton to one hit, a two-out single in the eighth.

Multi-hit games:  Poncho Ruiz was 2-for-3 with a double.

Home runs:  Jose Rodriguez (3).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Maddux Houghton (5).

Pitching prowess:  Cesar Lares pitched six perfect innings, striking out two.  He threw 69 pitches.  Danny Moreno struck out three in 1.2 scoreless innings, giving up one hit.  Julio Bonilla struck out two in 1.1 scoreless innings.

Opposition standout:  Tyler Kennedy struck out six in two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk.

Record:  Fort Myers is 9-14, in fourth place, seven games behind Lakeland.

TODAY'S TILTS

5:30  Fort Myers (Charlee Soto, 0-1, 2.08) at Bradenton
6:35  Peoria at Cedar Rapids (Miguelangel Boadas, 1-2, 5.14)
6:37  Louisville at St. Paul (TBD*)
7:05  Wichita (A. J. Alexy, 1-1, 4.40) at Northwest Arkansas)

*The listed pitcher is Caleb Boushley.

Minor Details: Games of April 24

ROCHESTER RED WINGS 7, ST. PAUL SAINTS 5 IN ST. PAUL

Rochester scored three in the second to go up 3-1 and three in the fourth to make it 6-2.

Multi-hit games:  Anthony Prato was 3-for-3 with three doubles, two walks, and three runs.  Jair Camargo was 3-for-5 with a home run, a double, and four RBIs.  DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  Camargo (3).

Multi-RBI games:  Camargo, 4.

Stolen bases:  Camargo (1).

Pitching prowess:  Scott Blewett pitched 2.2 scoreless innings, giving up two hits and a walk and striking out two.  Ryan Jensen struck out two in a perfect inning.  Josh Staumont pitched a perfect inning.

Opposition standout:  Alex Call was 2-for-4 with a double, two runs, and two RBIs.

Record:  St. Paul is 9-13, in ninth place, five games behind Iowa.

SAN ANTONIO MISSIONS 9, WICHITA WIND SURGE 6 IN SAN ANTONIO

Wichita led 5-2 through five, but San Antonio scored two in the sixth and five in the seventh.  Zach Reks hit a three-run homer in the seventh.

Multi-hit games:  Tanner Schobel was 2-for-5 with a double and two RBIs.  Carson McCusker was 2-for-5.  Jeferson Morales was 2-for-5.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Schobel, 2.

Stolen bases:  Emmanuel Rodriguez (9).

Pitching prowess:  Travis Adams pitched five innings, giving up two runs (one earned) on six hits and a walk and striking out three.

Opposition standout:  Connor Hollis was 2-for-3 with a double.

Record:  Wichita is 4-13, in fifth (last) place, ten games behind Springfield.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 3, BELOIT SKY CARP 1 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Cedar Rapids took the lead with two runs in the third.

Multi-hit games:  Gabriel Gonzalez was 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs.  Luke Keaschall was 2-for-4 with two runs.  Jay Harry was 2-for-4 with a double.

Home runs:  Agustin Ruiz (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Gonzalez, 2.

Stolen bases:  Keaschall, 2 (8).

Pitching prowess:  John Klein struck out six in five innings, giving up one run on three hits and a walk.  Juan Mercedes struck out three in two shutout innings, giving up one hit.  Jacob Wosinski struck out three in two shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Opposition standout:  Brett Roberts was 2-for-4 with a home run.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 8-8, in fourth place, 4.5 games behind Quad Cities.

PALM BEACH CARDINALS 5, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 3 IN FORT MYERS

Palm Beach scored two in the seventh to take a 4-3 lead and got an insurance run in the eighth.

Multi-hit games:  Matthew Clayton was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Rafael Cruz, 3.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Jeremy Lee struck out six in 4.1 innings, giving up two runs on four hits.

Opposition standout:  Miguel Villarroel was 3-for-4 with two doubles.

Record:  Fort Myers is 7-10, in fourth place, five games behind Clearwater.

TODAY'S TILTS

6:05  Palm Beach at Fort Myers (Cesar Lares, 0-0, 3.12)
6:05  Beloit at Cedar Rapids (Miguelangel Boadas, 1-1, 5.06 and TBD*)--doubleheader
6:37  Rochester at St. Paul (Caleb Boushley, 2-1, 5.14)
7:05  Wichita (Pierson Ohl, 0-2, 6.00) at San Antonio

*milb.com lists Boadas as the starter for both games.  It's possible they're planning to use him as an opener for both games, but it seems unlikely.

Minor Details: Games of April 12

IOWA CUBS 6, ST. PAUL SAINTS 0 IN ST. PAUL

Matt Mervis hit a two-run homer in the first and Iowa led all the way.

Multi-hit games:  Yoyner Fajardo was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Josh Staumont struck out the side in a perfect inning.

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

Record:  St. Paul is 6-6, tied for fourth with Indianapolis and Toledo, 1.5 games behind Iowa and Omaha.

SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 3, WICHITA WIND SURGE 1 IN SPRINGFIELD (GAME 1--7 INNINGS)

Noah Mendlinger hit a two-run double in the fifth to break a 1-1 tie.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Marco Raya struck out three in three innings, giving up one run on four hits.  Scott Engler struck out three in 1.1 scoreless innings, giving up a hit and a walk.

Opposition standout:  Nathan Church was 3-for-4 with two stolen bases and two runs.

SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 10, WICHITA WIND SURGE 2 IN SPRINGFIELD (GAME 2--7 INNINGS)

Springfield scored six runs in the third to take a 6-2 lead.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  Emmanuel Rodriguez (3).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  None.

Opposition standout:  Ian Bedell struck out seven in five innings, giving up two runs on three hits and three walks.

Record:  Wichita is 1-6, in fifth (last) place, six games behind Springfield.

DAYTON DRAGONS 5, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 3 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Cam Collier hit a three-run homer in the ninth to give Dayton a 5-3 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Rubel Cespedes was 2-for-3 with a walk.

Home runs:  Ricardo Olivar (1), Willie Joe Garry, Jr. (1).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Jose Salas (2).

Pitching prowess:  John Klein pitched three innings, giving up one run on two hits and four walks and striking out one.  Jacob Wosinski struck out six in three shutout innings, giving up two hits and a walk.

Opposition standout:  Rhett Lowder struck out five in five innings, giving up one run on four hits and a walk.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 2-4, in fifth place, 2.5 games behind Wisconsin.

CLEARWATER THRESHERS 3, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 0 IN CLEARWATER

Clearwater scored one in the fifth and two in the seventh.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Angel Del Rosario, 2 (5); Brandon Winokur (3).

Pitching prowess:  Jeremy Lee struck out seven in 4.2 innings, giving up one run on four hits and two walks.

Opposition standout:  George Klassen struck out eight in five shutout innings, giving up two hits and two walks.

Record:  Fort Myers is 3-4, in fourth place, three games behind Dunedin.

TODAY'S TILTS

1:05  Dayton at Cedar Rapids (Christian MacLeod, no record)
2:07  Iowa at St. Paul (Aaron Rozek, no record)
5:30  Fort Myers (Charlee Soto, 0-0, 6.00) at Clearwater
6:05  Wichita (Pierson Ohl, 0-0, 3.60) at Springfield

Minor Details: Games of April 6

ST, PAUL SAINTS 3, NASHVILLE SOUNDS 0 IN NASHVILLE

Yoyner Fajardo and DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. each homered in the third to give the Saints the lead.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  Fajardo (2), Keirsey, Jr. (1).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Brent Headrick struck out seven in five shutout innings, giving up two hits and three walks.  Ronny Henriquez struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up two hits.  Diego Castillo pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.  Hobie Harris pitched a scoreless inning, walking two and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Kevin Herget pitched a scoreless inning, striking out two and walking one.

Record:  The Saints are 5-2, in first place, a half game ahead of Gwinnett and Indianapolis.

WICHITA WIND SURGE 13, FRISCO ROUGHRIDERS 3 IN WICHITA

Wichita scored four in the third and five in the fourth to build a 9-2 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Tanner Schobel was 3-for-5 with a double and two runs.  Kala'i Rosario was 3-for-5 with two runs.  Emmanuel Rodriguez was 2-for-3 with a double, two walks, and three runs.  Andrew Cossetti was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, and two runs.  The first four men in the order were 10-for-17 with a home run, three doubles, three walks, and nine runs, and ten RBIs.

Home runs:  Rosario (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Rosario, 4; Schobel, 3; Cossetti, 2; Jeferson Morales, 2.

Stolen bases:  Rodriguez, 2 (3); Alerick Soularie (1); Ben Ross (2).

Pitching prowess:  Travis Adams pitched five innings, giving up two unearned runs on a hit and a walk and striking out four.  Sheldon Reed struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up two hits.

Opposition standout:  Liam Hicks was 2-for-3.

Record:  The Wind Surge is 1-1, in third place, one game behind Springfield and Tulsa.

BELOIT SKY CARP 2, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 1 IN BELOIT

Beloit scored both of their runs on a two-run walkoff double by Cameron Barstad in the bottom of the ninth.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Misael Urbina (1), Jose Salas (1).

Pitching prowess:  John Klein struck out six in five shutout innings, giving up three hits and a walk.  Miguelangel Boadas pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and striking out one.  John Stankiewicz struck out three in two perfect innings.

Opposition standout:  Ike Buxton struck out eight in 5.1 innings, giving up an unearned run on four hits and two walks.

Record:  The Kernels are 0-2, in sixth (last) place, two games behind Beloit.

FORT MYERS MIRACLE 6, TAMPA TARPONS 4 IN FORT MYERS

Isaac Pena's two-run single broke a 3-3 tie in the sixth and the Miracle led the rest of the way.

Multi-hit games:  Poncho Ruiz was 2-for-3 with a walk and two runs.  Rayne Doncon was 2-for-4 with a double and a walk.  Byron Chourio was 2-for-5 with a triple and two runs.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Doncon, 2.

Stolen bases:  Rafael Cruz (1), Brandon Winokur (1), Carlos Aguiar (1).

Pitching prowess:  Jeremy Lee struck out six in four innings of relief, giving up one run on two hits and three walks.  Nolan Santos struck out the side in a perfect inning.  Xander Hamilton struck out two in a perfect inning.

Record:  The Mighty Mussels are 1-1, tied for second, one game behind Clearwater.

TODAY'S TILTS

11:05  Tampa at Fort Myers (Tanner Hall)
1:05  Cedar Rapids (Christian MacLeod) at Beloit
1:05  Frisco at Wichita (Pierson Ohl)
2:05  St. Paul (Simeon Woods Richardson, 0-0, 0.00) at Nashville