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Minor Details: Games of May 19

OMAHA STORM CHASERS 11, ST. PAUL SAINTS 2 IN ST. PAUL

Omaha scored six runs in the first inning.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Will Holland (7).

Pitching prowess:  Ryan Jensen retired all five men he faced, striking out four.  Nick Wittgren pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.  Diego Castillo struck out two in a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.

Opposition standout:  Ryan Fitzgerald was 4-for-5 with two home runs, a double, two runs, and five RBIs.

Record:  St. Paul is 18-25, in ninth place, 10.5 games behind Omaha.

TULSA DRILLERS 6, WICHITA WIND SURGE 5 IN TULSA

Trailing 5-3, Tulsa scored one in the eighth and two in the ninth.  An Alex Freeland single drove in the deciding run.

Multi-hit games:  Andrew Cossetti was 3-for-5 with a double.  Alerick Soularie was 2-for-3 with a home run, a walk, and two RBIs.

Home runs:  Emmanuel Rodriguez (6); Soularie (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Soularie 2.

Stolen bases:  Noah Cardenas (3); Aaron Sabato (1).

Pitching prowess:  John Stankiewicz pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.  Austin Brice pitched a perfect inning, striking out two.

Opposition standout:  Freeland was 2-for-3 with a home run, two walks, two runs, and two RBIs.

Record:  Wichita is 16-22, in fifth (last) place, six games behind Springfield.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 5, QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS 3 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Cedar Rapids scored two in the seventh to break a 3-3 tie.  Ricardo Olivar doubled home the go-ahead run.

Multi-hit games:  Luke Keaschall was 2-for-2 with a double, a walk, and two runs.  Olivar was 2-for-4 with a double, two runs, and two RBIs.  Rubel Cespedes was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Olivar 2.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Gabriel Yanez struck out two in two perfect innings.  Rafael Marcano pitched a scoreless inning, walking one.  Kyle Bischoff pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Carter Jensen was 1-for-2 with a home run and two walks.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 24-14. in second place, 1.5 games behind Wisconsin.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 8, LAKELAND FLYING TIGERS 2 IN LAKELAND

Leading 2-1, Fort Myers scored six runs in the sixth.

Multi-hit games:  Isaac Pena was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.  Gregory Duran was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBi games:  Pena 2; Duran 2.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Ben Ethridge pitched 3.1 scoreless innings, giving up one hit and striking out one.  Danny Moreno pitched a scoreless inning, walking one and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Duque Hebbert pitched five innings, giving up two runs on two hits and one walk and striking out four.

Record:  Fort Myers is 16-23, in fifth place, eleven games behind Cleawater.

TODAY'S TILT

11:00  FCL Braves at FCL Twins

Minor Details: Games of May 15

OMAHA STORM CHASERS 6, ST. PAUL SAINTS 0 IN ST. PAUL

Omaha scored five in the second inning, which would be more than enough.

Multi-hit games:  DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. was 2-for-4 with a double and a walk.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Keirsey, Jr. (11).

Pitching prowess:  Ronny Henriquez pitched two shutout innings, giving up one hit and striking out one.  Nick Wittgren pitched a scoreless inning, striking out one.  Ryan Jensen pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.

Opposition standout:  Luis Cessa struck out five in five innings, giving up two hits and a walk.

Record:  St. Paul is 17-22, in ninth place, 8.5 games behind Omaha.

WICHITA WIND SURGE 7, TULSA DRILLERS 1 IN TULSA

Wichita broke a 1-1 tie with a four-run fifth.

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

Home runs:  Rucker (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Morales 2; Kyler Fedco 2.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Zebby Matthews struck out six in five innings, giving up one run on three hits.  Mike Paredes pitched two perfect innings.  John Stankiewicz retired all four men he faced.

Opposition standout:  Sauryn Leo struck out three in 1.2 scoreless innings, giving up two hits.

Record:  Wichita is 15-19, in fourth place, five games behind Springfield.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 3, QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS 0 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Misael Urbina's two-run single in the third broke a scoreless tie.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Urbina 2.

Stolen bases:  Luke Keaschall (12).

Pitching prowess:  Andrew Morris pitched seven shutout innings, giving up one hit and striking out six.  Ricardo Velez struck out four in two shutout innings, giving up two hits and a walk.

Opposition standout:  A. J. Block struck out three in two perfect innings.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 20-14, in second place, 2.5 games behind Wisconsin.

LAKELAND FLYING TIGERS 16, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 1 IN LAKELAND

Lakeland scored eight runs in the first inning.

Multi-hit games:  Kyle Hess was 2-for-3.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Payton Eeles (3).

Pitching prowess:  Aaron Holiday struck out three and walked three in 1.1 scoreless innings, giving up one hit.  Matthew Clayton pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Daneurys De La Cruz was 3-for-4 with two doubles, a walk, three runs, and three RBIs.

Record:  Fort Myers is 14-21, in ninth place, 9.5 games behind Clearwater.

TODAY'S TILTS

11:00  FCL Rays at FCL Twins
5:30  Fort Myers (Ty Langenberg, 0-3, 4.44) at Lakeland
6:35  Quad Cities at Cedar Rapids (Darren Bowen, 2-2, 4.23)
6;37  Omaha at St. Paul (Randy Dobnak, 3-3, 4.42)
7:00 Wichita (Jaylin Nowlin, 2-2, 3.33) at Tulsa

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 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 10

IOWA CUBS 4, ST. PAUL SAINTS 1 IN ST. PAUL

Patrick Wisdom hit a three-run homer in the fifth to break a scoreless tie.

Multi-hit games:  Chris Williams was 2-for-4 with a double.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. (4).

Pitching prowess:  Matt Bowman struck out three in 1.2 scoreless innings, giving up a hit and a walk.  Ryan Jensen struck out three in a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.

Opposition standout:  Thomas Pannone struck out six in five innings, giving up one run on three hits and two walks.

Record:  St. Paul is 5-5, tied for fifth with Nashville, 1.5 games behind Iowa and Omaha.

WICHITA AT SPRINGFIELD

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

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 11, DAYTON DRAGONS 2 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Leading 3-2, Cedar Rapids scored five in the seventh and three in the eighth.  Rubel Cespedes hit a three-run homer in the seventh.

Multi-hit games:  Cespedes was 4-for-5 with a home run and seven RBIs.  Danny De Andrade was 3-for-4.  Ricardo Olivar was 2-for-3 with two walks, a double, and four runs.  Luke Keaschall was 2-for-4 with a walk and two runs.  Keoni Cavaco was 2-for-4 with a double and two runs.

Home runs:  Cespedes (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Cespedes,7.

Stolen bases:  De Andrade (1).

Pitching prowess:  Zebby Matthews struck out eight in five innings, giving up one run on four hits.  A. J. Labas struck out three in 1.2 innings, giving up an unearned run on two hits.  Ricardo Velez struck out three in 1.1 scoreless innings, giving up two hits.  Miguelangel Boadas struck out two in a scoreless inning.  Kernels pitchers recorded sixteen strikeouts.

Opposition standout:  Hector Rodriguez was 3-for-4.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 1-3, in fifth place, 2.5 games behind Wisconsin.

CLEARWATER THRESHERS 8, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 7 IN CLEARWATER

Fort Myers scored five in the seventh to take a 6-5 lead.  It was 7-5 going to the bottom of the eighth, but Clearwater scored three to win the game.  Trent Farquhar singled home the deciding run.

Multi-hit games:  Maddux Houghton was 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs.  Angel Del Rosario was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  Houghton (1), Brandon Winokur (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Houghton, 4.  Winokur, 2.

Stolen bases:  Houghton (1), Rayne Doncon (1).

Pitching prowess:  Wilker Reyes struck out three and walked two in two shutout innings.

Opposition standout:  Farquhar was 4-for-5 with a triple, a double, two runs, and two RBIs.

Record:  Fort Myers is 3-2, tied for second with Clearwater and Lakeland, one game behind Dunedin.

TODAY'S TILTS

5:30  Fort Myers (Ross Dunn, 0-0, 2.25) at Clearwater
6:35  Dayton at Cedar Rapids (Andrew Morris, 0-0, 0.00)
6:35  Wichita (Jarret Whorff) at Springfield
6:37  Iowa at St. Paul (David Festa, 0-0, 1.59)

Minor Details: Games of April 5

ST. PAUL SAINTS 6, NASHVILLE SOUNDS 5 IN NASHVILLE

Patrick Winkel hit a two-run double in the fifth to give the Saints a 3-1 lead.  They led the rest of the way, although the Sounds put the tying run on base in the seventh and the ninth.

Multi-hit games:  Winkel was 3-for-5 with a double.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Winkel drove in two  runs.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Ryan Jensen struck out four in two innings, giving up an unearned run on a hit and a walk.  Hobie Harris pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Joey Wiemer was 2-for-3 with a double, two walks, and two runs.

Record:  The Saints are 4-2, in first place, a half-game ahead of Gwinnett, Louisville, and Toledo.

FRISCO ROUGHRIDERS 6, WICHITA WIND SURGE 4 IN WICHITA

Frisco scored three in the seventh, two of them on a Kellen Strahm single, to take a 6-2 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Ben Ross was 2-for-4.  Noah Cardenas was 2-for-4.  Jake Rucker was 2-for-4.  Wichita had nine hits and five walks but stranded nine.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Emmanuel Rodriguez was 2-for-4.

Stolen bases:  Ross (1), Rodriguez (1).

Pitching prowess:  Marco Raya struck out four in three innings, giving up one run on four hits.  Cody Laweryson pitched 1.2 scoreless innings, giving up three hits.  Scott Engler pitched a scoreless inning despite giving up a hit and two walks.

Opposition standout:  Dane Acker pitched 4.2 innings, giving up one run on three hits and a walk, striking out four.

Record:  Wichita is 0-1, tied for third, one game behind Springfield and Tulsa.

BELOIT SKY CARP 3, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 1 IN BELOIT

Homers by Joe Mack and Torin Montgomery in the eighth inning resulted in all three Beloit runs.

Multi-hit games:  Gabriel Gonzalez was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Andrew Morris struck out six in four shutout innings, giving up three hits and a walk.  A. J. Labas struck out five in two shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Opposition standout:  Karson Milbrandt struck out five in five shutout innings, giving up two hits and a walk.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 0-1, tied four fourth, one game behind Beloit, Peoria, and South Bend.

TAMPA TARPONS 4, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 2 IN FORT MYERS

Roderick Arias hit a two-run homer in the seventh to give Tampa a 4-2 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Byron Chourio was 2-for-3 with two walks.  Yohander Martinez was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Opposition standout:  Arias was 2-for-5 with a two-run homer.

Record:  Fort Myers is 0-1, tied for fourth in the Florida State League, one game behind Clearwater, Lakeland, and Tampa.

TODAY'S TILTS

1:05  Cedar Rapids (John Klein) at Beloit
5:05  Tampa at Fort Myers (TBD)
6:05  Frisco at Wichita (TBD)
6:35  St. Paul (Brent Headrick, 0-0, 4.91) at Nashville

Old TBD is getting an early workout.  I have to think they know who their second starter is going to be, but have just chosen not to announce it this far ahead for some reason.