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Minor Details: Games of July 13

LOUISVILLE BATS 5, ST. PAUL SAINTS 4 IN LOUISVILLE (10 INNINGS)

St. Paul scored two in the eighth to tie it 4-4, but Louisville won it on a walkoff (or maybe a runoff) wild pitch.

Multi-hit games:  Alex Isola was 2-for-4 with a walk and two RBIs.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Isola 2 (24)

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Randy Dobnak struck out six in five innings, giving up three runs (one earned) on five hits and two walks.  Josh Winder pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.  Jeff Brigham struck out five in two shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Loss:  Diego Castillo (0-2).

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

Record:  St. Paul is 6-11, in tenth (last) place, four games behind Nashville.

SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 10, WICHITA WIND SURGE 2 IN SPRINGFIELD

Springfield scored three in the third and four in the fourth to take an 8-0 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Carson McCusker was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs.

Home runs:  McCusker (8).

Multi-RBI games:  McCusker (41).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  None.

Loss:  Cory Lewis (0-2).

Opposition standout:  Brandon Komar pitched six shutout innings, giving up one hit and striking out five.

Record:  Wichita is 5-12, in fifth (last) place, six games behind Springfield and Tulsa.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 3, BELOIT SKY CARP 2 IN BELOIT (11 INNINGS)

Cedar Rapids scored one in the ninth to tie it and Jay Harry singled home the go-ahead run in the eleventh.

Multi-hit games:  Ricardo Olivar was 2-for-4 with a walk.  Harry was 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs.  Kevin Maitan was 2-for-5 with two doubles.

Home runs:  Harry (8).

Multi-RBI games:  Harry 2 (37).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Christian MacLeod struck out eleven in 5.2 innings, giving up two runs on five hits and a walk.  Juan Mendez struck out three in 1.1 scoreless innings, giving up one hit.  Jarret Whorff struck out three in two shutout innings, giving up three hits and a walk.  Kyle Bischoff pitched two perfect innings, striking out one.

Win:  Bischoff (4-2).

Opposition standout:  Cade Gibson pitched six shutout innings, giving up four hits and a walk and striking out three.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 13-7, in second place, a half-game behind Wisconsin.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 4, DAYTONA TORTUGAS 3 IN FORT MYERS (GAME 1)

Walker Jenkins hit a two-run single in the sixth to break a 2-2 tie.

Multi-hit games:  Ryan McCarthy was 2-for-3 with a walk.  Byron Chourio was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Jenkins 2 (23).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Charlee Soto struck out six in five shutout innings, giving up two hits and a walk.  Xander Hamilton struck out three in a scoreless inning, giving up a hit and a walk.

Win:  Tanner Hall (1-0).

Save:  Hamilton (6).

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

Record:  Fort Myers is 12-6, in first place, one game ahead of Lakeland.

DAYTONA AT FORT MYERS (GAME 2)

Rained out.  It appears that it will not be made up.

FCL TWINS 3, FCL RED SOX 1 AT TWINS (7 INNINGS)

Amilcar Vasquez hit a two-run double in the fourth to give the Twins a 2-0 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Vasquez was 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs.  Dameury Pena was 2-for-2 with a double and a walk.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Vasquez 3 (7).

Stolen bases:  Jayson Bass 2 (8); Hendry Chivilli (13).

Pitching prowess:  Liam Rocha struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk.  Kyle Bloor pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and striking out one.  Ezequiel Ventura struck out four in four innings, giving up one run on three hits and a walk.

Win:  Ventura (2-2).

Opposition standout:  Gilberto Batista struck out four in 3.1 innings, giving up two unearned runs on two hits and two walks.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 25-26, in fourth place, 5.5 games behind the FCL Rays.

DSL NYY YANKEES 6, DSL TWINS 2 AT YANKEES (7 INNINGS)

The Yankees scored two runs in each of innings three through five.

Multi-hit games:  Eduardo Beltre was 2-for-3.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Luis Rodriguez 2 (6); Beltre 2 (2); Nestor Urbina (5).

Pitching prowess:  None.

Loss:  Cristian Hernandez (0-2).

Opposition standout:  Jorge Luna pitched 4.1 innings, giving up an unearned run on two hits and striking out four.

Record:  The DSL Twins are 15-13, in fourth place, seven games behind the DSL Rangers Red.

TODAY'S TILTS

11:05  Daytona at Fort Myers (Spencer Bengard, 6-1, 1.32)
12:05  St. Paul (Caleb Boushley, 8-3, 4.30) at Louisville
1:05  Cedar Rapids (Jeremy Lee, 1-3, 3.90) at Beloit
1:05  Wichita (Andrew Morris, 4-1, 1.17) at Springfield

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 June 27

IOWA CUBS 11, ST. PAUL SAINTS 9 IN IOWA

St. Paul led 5-0 and 9-5, but Iowa scores six in the seventh to take the game.  Cole Roederer hit a three-run homer to give Iowa the lead.

Multi-hit games:  Brooks Lee was 3-for-4 with a walk and two runs.  DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. was 2-for-5 with a double.

Home runs:  Matt Wallner (19); Yunior Severino (15); Chris Williams (4).

Multi-RBI games:  Wallner (52); Severino (45); Tony Kemp (25); Williams (13).

Stolen bases:  Keirsey, Jr (17); Diego Castillo (7); Wallner (4).

Pitching prowess:  Randy Dobnak struck out six in five innings, giving up three unearned runs on six hits and a walk.

Loss:  Nick Wittgren (1-1).

Opposition standout:  Jack Reinheimer was 2-for-4 with a home run and three runs.

Record:  St. Paul is 2-1, tied for second with Memphis, a half game behind Toledo.

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS NATURALS 7, WICHITA WIND SURGE 2 IN WICHITA (10 INNINGS)

Northwest Arkansas scored five in the tenth to win it.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  Ben Ross (5).

Multi-RBI games:  Ross 2 (16).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Zebby Matthews pitched 5.2 innings, giving up two runs on five hits and a walk and striking out five.  Cody Laweryson retired all seven men he faced, striking out one.

Loss:  Jared Solomon (2-4).

Opposition standout:  Tyler Tolbert was 2-for-5 with a double, two runs, and two RBIs.

Record:  Wichita is 1-2, tied for fourth with Springfield, one game behind Arkansas, Northwest Arkansas, and Tulsa.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 4, BELOIT SKY CARP 1 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Agustin Ruiz opened the scoring with a two-run homer in the second and Cedar Rapids led the rest of the way.

Multi-hit games:  Jose Salas was 2-for-4 with a double.  Gabriel Gonzalez was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  Ruiz (4).

Multi-RBI games:  Ruiz (30).

Stolen bases:  Payton Eeles (5); Jay Harry (5).

Pitching prowess:  Jeremy Lee pitched six innings, giving up an unearned run on five hits and striking out three.  Kyle Bischoff struck out two and walked one in two shutout innings.  Ricardo Velez struck out three in a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.

Win:  Lee (1-3).

Save:  Velez (7).

Opposition standout:  Josh Ekness struck out three in two shutout innings, giving up two hits and two walks.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 4-2, tied for first with Beloit and South Bend.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 6, TAMPA TARPONS 2 IN FORT MYERS

Nick Lucky hit a three-run homer in the second and Fort Myers led the rest of the way.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  Lucky (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Lucky 3 (4).

Stolen bases:  Byron Chourio 2 (14); Isaac Pena 2 (8); Yohander Martinez (5).

Pitching prowess:  Kyle Jones struck out four in three perfect innings.  Spencer Bengard struck out six in five innings, giving up two runs on six hits and a walk.  Xander Hamilton pitched a perfect inning and struck out one.

Win:  Bengard (5-1).

Opposition standout:  Osiel Rodriguez struck out four in 2.2 scoreless innings, giving up one hit.

Record:  Fort Myers is 5-1, tied for first with Bradenton.

FCL BRAVES 5, FCL TWINS 0 AT BRAVES (GAME 1--7 INNINGS)

The FCL Braves scored four in the first and were in control.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen basesAriel Castro (2).

Pitching prowess:  Eduardo Soriano struck out eight and walked three in 2.2 scoreless innings.  Matthew Helwig pitched 1.1 scoreless innings, walking two.

Loss:  Dylan Questad (2-4).

Opposition standout:  J. R. Ritchie struck out three and walked two in three shutout innings.

FCL BRAVES 3, FCL TWINS 2 AT TWINS (GAME 2--7 INNINGS)

Ariel Castro hit a two-run homer in the first, but the FCL Braves came back with three in the second.  The game was played at the Braves' park, but the FCL Twins were designated as the home team.

Multi-hit games:  Jayson Bass was 2-for-2 with two walks.  Anderson Nova was 2-for-3.

Home runs:  Castro (3).

Multi-RBI games:  Castro 2 (20).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Adrian Bohorquez struck out five in 4.1 innings, giving up three unearned runs on two hits and five walks.  Yency De Jesus pitched 2.2 scoreless innings, giving up one hit and two walks and striking out one.

Loss:  Bohorquez (1-2).

Opposition standout:  Carter Rees struck out two and walked three in 1.2 scoreless innings.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 18-20, in fourth place, 6.5 games behind the FCL Rays.

DSL TWINS 9, DSL PHILLIES RED 5 AT PHILLIES RED (7 INNINGS)

The Twins scored three in the third to take a 4-1 lead.  It was 9-1 before the Phillies scored four in the seventh.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Victor Leal 3 (5); Alver Medina 2 (5).

Stolen bases:  Merphy Hernandez 3 (13); Leal (2); Guillermo Sosa (1).

Pitching prowess:  Melvin Rodriguez struck out five in 3.1 innings, giving up one run on three hits and two walks.

Win:  Jose Vasquez (3-0).

Opposition standout:  Maylerson Casanova was 1-for-3 with a walk.

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

TODAY'S TILTS

10:00  DSL Twins at DSL Nationals
11:00  FCL Twins at FCL Red Sox
6:05  Tampa at Fort Myers (Charlee Soto, 0-2, 5.94)
6:35  Beloit at Cedar Rapids (Ty Langenberg, 2-0, 4.50)
7:05  Northwest Arkansas at Wichita (Marco Raya, 0-1, 4.78)
7:08  St. Paul (Caleb Boushley, 8-1, 3.52) at Iowa

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 23

ST. PAUL SAINTS 18, BUFFALO BISONS 3 IN BUFFALO (COMPLETION OF SUSPENDED GAME)

Tony Kemp hit a three-run homer in the second and St. Paul added four in the fourth  to take a commanding lead.

Multi-hit games:  Yunior Severino was 4-for-6 with a home run, a walk, two runs, and five RBIs.  DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. was 4-for-6 with a double, a walk, three runs, and four RBIs.  Diego Castillo was 2-for-4 with a double, two walks, and four runs.  Kemp was 2-for-6 with a home run, two runs, and three RBIs.

Home runs:  Severino (7); Kemp (3).

Multi-RBI games:  Severino 5; Keirsey, Jr. 4; Kemp 3; Matt Wallner 2.

Stolen bases:  Keirsey, Jr. (13); Chris Williams (1).

Pitching prowess:  Randy Dobnak struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk.  Scott Blewett pitched three shutout innings, giving up two hits and a walk and striking out two.

Opposition standout:  Will Robertson was 3-for-5 with two RBIs.

BUFFALO BISONS 5, ST. PAUL SAINTS 1 IN BUFFALO (SCHEDULED GAME--7 INNINGS)

Orelvis Martinez hit a three-run homer in the first and that was all Buffalo would need.

Multi-hit games:  Michael Helman was 2-for-3.

Home runs:  Patrick Winkel (2).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. (14); Helman (6).

Pitching prowess:  None.

Opposition standout:  Martinez was 2-for-2 with a home run, a double, a walk, and four RBis.

Record:  St. Paul is 20-26, in ninth place, 10.5 games behind Omaha.

WICHITA WIND SURGE 8, SAN ANTONIO MISSIONS 0 IN WICHITA

Wichita scored three in the first and led the rest of the way.

Multi-hit games:  Emmanuel Rodriguez was 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, and three RBIs.  Ben Ross was 2-for-3 with a home run, a triple, a walk, two runs, and two RBIs.  Jeferson Morales was 2-for-3 with a double and a walk.

Home runs:  Rodriguez (7); Ross (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Rodriguez 3; Ross 2.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Jaylin Nowlin struck out seven in six shutout innings, giving up three hits and two walks.  Austin Brice struck out two in a scoreless inning, giving up two hits.  Jarret Whorff struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk.

Opposition standout:  Clay Dungan was 2-for-4 with a walk.

Record:  Wichita is 17-24, in fifth (last) place, six games behind Arkansas.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 8, PEORIA CHIEFS 5 IN PEORIA

Cedar Rapids scored two in the fifth, three in the sixth, and three in the seventh to build an 8-0 lead.  Peoria scored all their runs in the ninth.  Cedar Rapids had a combined perfect game going until the ninth.

Multi-hit games:  Luke Keaschall was 3-for-5 with two RBIs.  Rayne Doncon was 3-for-5 with two RBIs.  Jose Salas was 2-for-5 with a home run, a double, two runs, and three RBIs.  Jay Harry was 2-for-5 with a double.  Ricardo Olivar was 2-for-5.

Home runs:  Salas (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Salas 3; Keaschall 2; Doncon 2.

Stolen bases:  Keaschall (14); Salas (7); Dalton Shuffield (1).

Pitching prowess:  C. J. Culpepper struck out eight in six perfect innings.  Gabriel Yanez struck out two in two perfect innings.

Opposition standout:  Dionys Rodriguez struck out five in 2.2 scoreless innings, giving up two hits and a walk.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 26-15, in second place, a half game behind Wisconsin.

DAYTONA TORTUGAS 7, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 6 IN FORT MYERS

Fort Myers trailed 5-1 and 6-3 and tied it with a three-run eighth, but Ariel Almonte singled home the deciding run in the ninth.

Multi-hit games:  Brandon Winokur was 2-for-4 with a home run, a double, two runs, and four RBIs.  Kyle Hess was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  Winokur (3).

Multi-RBI games:  Winokur 4.

Stolen bases:  Angel Del Rosario (13); Hess (4).

Pitching prowess:  Jose Olivares struck out four in three shutout innings, giving up four hits.  Tanner Hall struck out four in two innings, giving up an unearned run on one hit.

Opposition standout:  Ricardo Cabrera was 3-for-5 with a triple.

Record:  Fort Myers is 18-24, in fifth place, eleven games behind Clearwater.

FCL TWINS 4, FCL PIRATES 2 AT TWINS (7 INNINGS)

Walker Jenkins hit a two-run triple in the second inning to give the Twins a 4-0 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Jenkins was 2-for-3 with a triple, a double, a walk, and three RBIs.  Brooks Lee was 2-for-4 with a double and two runs.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Jenkins 3.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Joel Garcia struck out two in a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.  Eduardo Soriano struck out four in three innings, giving up one run on five hits and a walk.  Miguel Cordero struck out three in three innings, giving up one run on two hits and a walk.

Opposition standout:  Carlos Tirado was 2-for-3 with a double.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 9-4, in first place, a half game ahead of the FCL Pirates.

TODAY'S TILTS

11:00  FCL Red Sox at FCL Twins
5:05  St. Paul (Caleb Baragar, 0-1, 2.45) at Buffalo
5:35  Fort Myers (Cesar Lares, 1-0, 1.76) at Daytona
7:05  Cedar Rapids (Christian MacLeod, 0-1, 2.84) at Peoria
7:05  San Antonio at Wichita (Marco Raya, 0-0, 4.98)

Minor Details: Games of May 10

ST. PAUL SAINTS 3, TOLEDO MUD HENS 1 IN TOLEDO

Yunior Severino hit a three-run homer in the fourth and it was all St. Paul would need.

Multi-hit games:  Anthony Prato was 2-for-4 with a double.

Home runs:  Severino (5).

Multi-RBI games:  Severino 3.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Randy Dobnak struck out seven in six shutout innings, giving up five hits and two walks.  Ryan Jensen struck out two in a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and two walks.  Hobie Harris struck out two in a perfect inning.

Opposition standout:  Mason Englert struck out four and walked one in two shutout innings.

Record:  St. Paul is 15-20, in ninth place, 7.5 games behind Omaha.

ARKANSAS TRAVELERS 5, WICHITA WIND SURGE 4 IN WICHITA (11 INNINGS)

Wichita scored two in the ninth to tie it 2-2.  Each team scored once in the tenth, but Arkansas put up two in the eleventh.  Wichita scored one and had the bases loaded with none out, but did not bring the tying run home.

Multi-hit games:  Jorel Ortega was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.  Kala'i Rosario was 2-for-5 with a double and a walk.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Ortega 2.

Stolen bases:  Alerick Soularie (7); Rosario (2).

Pitching prowess:  Marco Raya struck out four in four innings, giving up two runs on four hits and two walks.  Jaylin Nowlin struck out eight in 5.1 innings, giving up an unearned run on two hits and three walks.

Opposition standout:  Morgan McCullough was 2-for-4 with a home run, a walk, two runs, and three RBIs.

Record:  Wichita is 12-18, in fifth (last) place, eight games behind Springfield.

SOUTH BEND CUBS 7, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 6 IN SOUTH BEND

Trailing 6-3, South Bend scored four in the seventh.  The go-ahead run scored on a Brian Kalmer double.

Multi-hit games:  Luke Keaschall was 2-for-4 with two doubles.

Home runs:  Misael Urbina (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Urbina 2; Danny De Andrade 2.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Ricardo Velez pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Jefferson Rojas was 3-for-5 with two RBIs.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 17-13, tied for third with Beloit, 1.5 games behind Quad Cities and Wisconsin.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 4, DUNEDIN BLUE JAYS 3 IN FORT MYERS

Dunedin tied it 3-3 in the top of the ninth, but Maddux Houghton doubled home the deciding run in the bottom of the ninth.

Multi-hit games:  Rayne Doncon was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Angel Del Rosario 2.

Stolen bases:  Brandon Winokur (6); Payton Eeles (1); Doncon (3); Omari Daniel (1).

Pitching prowess:  Ty Langenberg struck out seven in six shutout innings, giving up two hits and two walks.  Xander Hamilton pitched a perfect inning.

Opposition standout:  Manuel Beltre was 1-for-2 with a double and two walks.

Record:  Fort Myers is 12-19, in fifth place, eight games behind Clearwater and Lakeland.

FCL TWINS 6, FCL RED SOX 5 AT TWINS (7 INNINGS)

A three-run double in the third by Jayson Bass put the Twins up 6-2.  The Red Sox had the tying run on second in the sixth and third in the seventh.

Multi-hit games:  Hendry Chivilli was 2-for-2 with a double and a walk.  Damuery Pena was 2-for-3 with a home run.

Home runs:  Pena (1).

Multi-RBi games:  Bass 3.

Stolen bases:  Bass (1); Yilber Herrera (1).

Pitching prowess:  Liam Rocha struck out four in 3.1 innings, giving up an unearned run on five hits and two walks.  Devin Kirby struck out two and walked one in 1.1 scoreless innings.

Opposition standout:  Jesus Garcia pitched 2.1 scoreless innings, giving up a hit and a walk and striking out one.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 3-2, tied for second with the Pirates and Red Sox, one game behind the Rays.

TODAY'S TILTS

9:00  FCL Twins at FCL Red Sox
3:05  Cedar Rapids (C. J. Culpepper, 0-0, 3.65) at South Bend
4:05  St. Paul (David Festa, 0-1, 3.75) at Toledo
5:05  Dunedin at Fort Myers (TBD)
6:05  Arkansas at Wichita (Aaron Rozek, 1-1, 0.53)

Minor Details: Games of April 21

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS 5, ST. PAUL SAINTS 0 IN INDIANAPOLIS

Indianapolis scored one in the third, one in the fifth, two in the seventh, and one in the eighth.  St. Paul had just one hit, a two-out single by Alex Isola in the seventh.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Isola (1).

Pitching prowess:  Randy Dobnak pitched 4.1 innings, giving up two runs on five hits and two walks and striking out four.  Diego Castillo pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Eric Lauer struck out eight in five perfect innings.

Record:  St. Paul is 8-12, tied for ninth (last) place, 4.5 games behind Iowa.

WICHITA WIND SURGE 6, TULSA DRILLERS 2 IN WICHITA

Wichita scored four in the fourth to break a 2-2 tie.  Andrew Cossetti hit a three-run homer in the inning.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  Cossetti (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Cossetti, 3.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Jaylin Nowlin pitched five innings, giving up two runs on four hits and three walks and striking out three.  John Stankiewicz struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk.  Jared Solomon struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Opposition standout:  Michael Hobbs struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Record:  Wichita is 4-11, in fifth (last) place, eight games behind Springfield.

WISCONSIN TIMBER RATTLERS 2, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 0 IN WISCONSIN

Wisconsin scored two in the first and that was it.  Each team had just three hits.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Darren Bowen struck out five in five innings, giving up two runs on two hits and two walks.  Jacob Wosinski struck out three in three shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Opposition standout:  Edwin Jimenez pitched five shutout innings, giving up two hits and a walk and striking out four.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 6-8, in fourth place, 4.5 games behind Quad Cities.

JUPITER HAMMERHEADS 6, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 3 IN FORT MYERS

Jupiter scored three in the first and led all the way.  Fort Myers never got closer than three runs.

Multi-hit gamesGregory Duran was 2-for-3 with a walk.  Wilfri Castro was 2-for-3 with a walk.

Home runs:  Jose Rodriguez (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Rodriguez, 2.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Xander Hamilton pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Colby Shade was 3-for-3 with a walk and three runs.

Record:  Fort Myers is 6-9, in fourth place, four games behind Clearwater.

TUESDAY'S TILTS

6:05  Palm Beach at Fort Myers
6:35  Beloit at Cedar Rapids
637  Rochester at St. Paul
7:05  Wichita at San Antonio

milb.com is not listing starting pitchers for any of these games.

Minor Details: Game of April 4

NASHVILLE SOUNDS 4, ST. PAUL SAINTS 3 IN NASHVILLE (10 INNINGS)

Nick Kahle singled home the deciding run.  It was close all the way, with neither team ever leading by more than one run.

Multi-hit games:  Jair Camargo was 2-for-4.  DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. was 2-for-5 with a double.

Home runs:  Camargo (1).  He also had a double.

Multi-RBI games:  Camargo, 2.

Stolen bases:  Keirsey, Jr. (3), Yoyner Fajardo (1), Anthony Prato (1).

Pitching prowess:  Randy Dobnak struck out four in 3.1 innings, giving up one run on three hits and four walks.  Matt Bowman struck out two in a perfect inning.

Opposition standout:  Tyler Black was 3-for-5 with a double.

TOMORROW'S TILTS

6:05  Tampa at Fort Myers (Ross Dunn)
6:35  Cedar Rapids (Andrew Morris) at Beloit
6:35  St. Paul (David Festa, 0-0, 0.00) at Nashville
7:05  Frisco at Wichita (No starters listed)

Minor Details: Game of March 30

ST. PAUL SAINTS 8, COLUMBUS CLIPPERS 1 IN ST. PAUL

Alex Isola hit a three-run homer in the second and Yoyner Fajardo hit a three-run homer in the fourth to lead the Saints to victory.

Multi-hit games:  Jose Miranda, 2-for-4; Fajardo, 2-for-4.

Home runs:  Isola, Fajardo, Miranda.

Multi-RBIs:  Isola 3; Fajardo 3.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  David Festa struck out four in three shutout innings, giving up one hit and three walks.  Randy Dobnak struck out six in four innings, giving up one run on two.  Jordan Balazovic struck out two in a perfect inning.  Scott Blewett struck out one in a perfect inning.

Opposition standout:  Nic Enright struck out all three men he faced.

TOMORROW'S TILT

2:07  Columbus at St. Paul (Brent Headrick)

 

Happy Birthday–January 17

Louis Santop (1890)
Hank Leiber (1911)
Lum Harris (1915)
Mayo Smith (1915)
Don Zimmer (1931)
Keith Lieppman (1949)
Antonio Munoz (1949)
Pete LaCock (1952)
Darrell Porter (1952)
Mark Littell (1953)
Jerry Turner (1954)
Doug Simunic (1956)
T. R. Bryden (1959)
Chili Davis (1960)
SBG (1965)
Tyler Houston (1971)
Rob Bell (1977)
Trevor Bauer (1991)
Randy Dobnak (1995)

Catcher Louis Santop was a star in the Negro Leagues, hitting .349 over fifteen seasons.

Keith Lieppman was Oakland's Director of Player Development from 1992-2021, when he became a special advisor for player development.

Antonio Munoz was a long-time star in Cuba, winning eight home run titles and becoming the all-time leader in walks.

Doug Simunic was the manager of the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks from 1996-2017.

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