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Minor Details: Games of July 14

LOUISVILLE BATS 9, ST. PAUL SAINTS 4 IN LOUISVILLE

Louisville scored four in the fourth to take a 4-1 lead.  St. Paul cut it to 4-3, but Louisville got five in the sixth.

Multi-hit games:  Maddux Houghton was 2-for-3.  Alex Isola was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  Anthony Prato (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Yunior Severino 2 (51).

Stolen bases:  Payton Eeles 2 (4).

Pitching prowess:  Aaron Rozek struck out five in three perfect innings.  Ronny Henriquez struck out two in 1.2 scoreless innings, giving up one hit.  Caleb Baragar pitched a perfect inning.

Loss:  Zack Weiss (0-1).

Opposition standout:  Livan Soto was 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs.

Record:  St. Paul is 6-12, in tenth (last) place, five games behind Nashville.

SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 16, WICHITA WIND SURGE 9 IN SPRINGFIELD

Wichita cut a 10-0 deficit to 10-9, but that was as good as it would get.

Multi-hit games:  Ben Ross was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs.  Dalton Shuffield was 2-for-5 with a home run, a double, two runs, and four RBIs.  Tanner Schobel was 2-for-5 with a double.

Home runs:  Carson McCusker (9); Shuffield (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Shuffield 4 (9); McCusker 2 (43).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  None.  Pitchers allowed sixteen hits and seven walks.  They also weren't helped by five Wichita errors.

Loss:  Andrew Morris (4-2).

Opposition standout:  R. J. Yeager was 3-for-6 with a double, three runs, and three RBIs.

Record:  Wichita is 5-13, in fifth (last) place, seven games behind Springfield.

BELOIT SKY CARP 3, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 2 IN BELOIT

Cedar Rapids scored two in the first, but Beloit tied it in the fourth and Mark Coley II singled home the go-ahead run in the seventh.

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

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Jacob Wosinski struck out five in 2.1 innings, giving up one run on one hit and one walk.  Gabriel Yanez struck out two in a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.

Loss:  Wosinski (2-3).

Opposition standout:  Carlos Santiago was 2-for-2 with a home run, a walk, two runs, and two RBIs.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 13-8, in second place, 1.5 games behind Wisconsin.

DAYTONA TORTUGAS 6, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 3 IN FORT MYERS

Leading 3-1, Daytona scored three in the sixth.

Multi-hit games:  Yolander Martinez was 2-for-3 with a double and a walk.  Walker Jenkins was 2-for-5 with a double.

Home runs:  Agustin Ruiz (3).

Multi-RBI games:  Ruiz 2 (33).

Stolen bases:  Angel Del Rosario (15); Brandon Winokur (14).

Pitching prowess:  Nolan Santos pitched 1.2 scoreless innings, giving up a hit and a walk.  Samuel Perez pitched two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk.

Loss:  Spencer Bengard (6-2).

Opposition standout:  Sammy Stafura was 3-for-4 with a triple and a walk.

Record:  Fort Myers is 12-7, in first place, one game ahead of Lakeland.

TODAY'S TILTS

10:00  DSL Twins at DSL Mets Orange
11:00  FCL Twins at FCL Braves

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 12

LOUISVILLE BATS 5, ST. PAUL SAINTS 1 IN LOUISVILLE

Louisville scored two in the first and led 5-0 after four.  The lone St. Paul run came in the eighth.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Adam Plutko pitched five innings, giving up one run on two hits and striking out two.

Loss:  David Festa (3-3).

Opposition standout:  Jacob Hurtubise was 3-for-4 with a home run and three runs.

Record:  St. Paul is 6-10, in tenth (last) place, four games behind Nashville.

SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 9, WICHITA WIND SURGE 7 IN SPRINGFIELD

Springfield scored four in the fifth to go up 7-3, Wichita scored four in the sixth to tie it, but Springfield got two in the eighth for the win.

Multi-hit games:  Noah Cardenas was 2-for-3 with a home run, a double, a walk, and five RBIs.  Tyler Dearden was 2-for-4.  Jake Rucker was 2-for-5.

Home runs:  Cardenas (3)

Multi-RBI games:  Cardenas 5 (25).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  None.

Loss:  Taylor Floyd (0-2).

Opposition standout:  Jimmy Crooks was 3-for-4 with a home run, a walk, two runs, and three RBIs.

Record:  Wichita is 5-11, in fifth (last) place, six games behind Tulsa.

BELOIT SKY CARP 9, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 4 IN BELOIT

Beloit scored six runs in the first inning.

Multi-hit games:  Agustin Ruiz was 3-for-4 with two doubles.

Home runs:  Nate Baez (10).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

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

Loss:  Darren Bowen (2-4).

Opposition standout:  Brock Vradenberg was 2-for-3 with a home run, a triple, two runs, and four RBIs.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 12-7, in second place, one game behind Wisconsin.

DAYTONA AT FORT MYERS

Rained out.  will be made up today.

FCL TWINS 4, FCL RED SOX 2 AT RED SOX (7 INNINGS)

Trailing 2-0, the Twins scored all of their runs in the sixth.  Javier Roman hit a bases-loaded triple in the inning.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Roman 3 (10).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Connor Prielipp made his 2024 debut, striking out six in two shutout innings and giving up one hit.  Cleiber Maldonado pitched two shutout innings, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Win:  Adrian Bohorquez (2-3).

Save:  Maldonado (4).

Opposition standout:  Adam Bates struck out four in four perfect innings.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 24-26, in fourth place, five games behind the FCL Rays.

DSL MARLINS 7, DSL TWINS 6 AT TWINS

The Twins trailed 7-2 before scoring one in the seventh, one in the eighth, and two in the ninth.  The tying run was on second when the game ended.

Multi-hit games:  Daiber De Los Santos was 2-for-4 with a walk and two RBIs.

Home runs:  Victor Leal (2).

Multi-RBI games:  De Los Santos 2 (17).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Aiberson Ventura pitched a perfect inning.

Loss:  Melvin Rodriguez (1-3).

Opposition standout:  Jose Paulino struck out five in three shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Record:  The DSL Twins are 15-12, in fourth place, seven games behind the DSL Rangers Red.

TODAY'S TILTS

9:00  FCL Red Sox at FCL Twins
9:00  DSL Twins at DSL NYY Yankees
3:05  Daytona at Fort Myers (Charlee Soto, 0-3, 6.39 and TBD)--2
6:15  St. Paul (Randy Dobnak, 7-5, 3.92) at Louisville
6:35  Cedar Rapids (Christian MacLeod, 3-1, 2.92) at Beloit
6:35  Wichita (Cory Lewis, 0-1, 1.88) at Springfield

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: Game of July 7

ST. PAUL SAINTS 4, GWINNETT STRIPERS 3 IN ST. PAUL

Gwinnett scored two in the fifth to take a 3-2 lead, but homers by Jair Camargo and Chris Williams in the sixth put St. Paul ahead to stay.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  Williams (9); Camargo (6).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowessHobie Harris pitched a scoreless inning, giving up a hit and a walk and striking out one.  John Stankiewicz pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.  Matt Bowman pitched a scoreless inning, walking one.  Diego Castillo pitched a scoreless inning, walking one and striking out one.

Win:  Harris (2-4).

Save:  Castillo  (6).

Opposition standout:  Eddie Rosario (yes, that one) was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs.

Record:  St. Paul is 6-6, tied for third with Columbus, Nashville, and Toledo, one game behind Iowa and Memphis.

TODAY'S TILTS

10:00  DSL Phillies White at DSL Twins
11:00  FCL Orioles at FCL Twins

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 5

ST. PAUL SAINTS 11, GWINNETT STRIPERS 5 IN ST. PAUL

St. Paul scored two in the fifth to take a 6-4 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Chris Williams was 3-for-3 with two home runs, three runs, and four RBIs.  Edouard Julien was 2-for-4 with a home run, a walk, and four RBIs.

Home runs:  Williams 2 (8); Julien (3).

Multi-RBI games:  Williams 4 (19); Julien 4 (9); Anthony Prato 3 (11).

Stolen bases:  Prato (7); Julien (4); Payton Eeles (1).

Pitching prowess:  Ronny Henriquez pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and two walks and striking out one.

Win:  Adam Plutko (3-1).

Opposition standout:  Andrew Velasquez was 2-for-4 with a home run, two runs, and three RBIs.

Record:  St. Paul is 5-5, tied for fourth with Indianapolis, 1.5 games behind Memphis.

TULSA DRILLERS 5, WICHITA WIND SURGE 4 IN TULSA (COMPLETION OF SUSPENDED GAME)

Wichita scored two in the ninth to take a 4-2 lead, but Tulsa came back with three in the bottom of the ninth.  Damon Keith won it with a walkoff homer.

Multi-hit games:  Carson McCusker was 3-for-4 with a home run and a walk.  Luke Keaschall was 2-for-3 with a double and a walk.

Home runs:  Aaron Sabato (9); McCusker (6); Ben Ross (6).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  McCusker (6); Keaschall (5).

Pitching prowess:  Kyle Jones struck out three in three shutout innings, giving up one hit and two walks.

Loss:  Travis Adams (4-6).

Opposition standout:  Taylor Young was 3-for-4 with a walk.

TULSA DRILLERS 7, WICHITA WIND SURGE 0 IN TULSA (SCHEDULED GAME)

Tulsa scored five in the fifth to take a 6-0 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Jorel Ortega was 2-for-3.  Jake Rucker was 2-for-5.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Jared Solomon struck out two in a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and two walks.  Ricardo Velez struck out two in a scoreless inning, giving up two hits and striking out one.

Loss:  Marco Raya (0-2).

Record:  Wichita is 4-7, in fifth (last) place, three games behind Tulsa.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 11, QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS 5 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Cedar Rapids led 4-1 after one and scored three in the sixth to go up 8-3.

Multi-hit games:  Tyler Dearden was 4-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs.  Nate Baez was 3-for-5 with a triple and two RBIs.  Gabriel Gonzalez was 3-for-6 with a home run and two RBIs.  Ricardo Olivar was 2-for-4 with a triple, two walks, and three runs.  Rayne Doncon was 2-for-6 with a home run, a triple, and two runs.

Home runs:  Jay Harry (7); Doncon (6); Gonzalez (3).

Multi-RBI games:  Baez 2 (23); Gonzalez 2 (19); Dearden 2 (2).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  John Klein pitched six innings, giving up three runs on seven hits and a walk and striking out two.

Win:  Klein (6-2).

Opposition standout:  Jared Dickey was 5-for-5 with a triple, two doubles, two runs, and three RBIs.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 10-4, in first place, two games ahead of Wisconsin.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 7, BRADENTON MARAUDERS 3 IN FORT MYERS

Leading 3-2, Fort Myers scored three in the sixth.

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

Home runs:  Carlos Aguiar (3); Chourio (2); Wilfri Castro (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Castro 2 (5).

Stolen bases:  Ryan McCarthy (4).

Pitching prowess:  Charlee Soto struck out six in four innings, giving up two runs on four hits and two walks.  Wilker Reyes struck out three and walked two in two shutout innings.  Nolan Santos struck out four in three innings, giving up one run on two hits and three walks.

Win:  Reyes (2-1).

Save:  Santos (8).

Opposition standout:  None.

Record:  Fort Myers is 10-3, in first place, 2.5 games ahead of Lakeland.

FCL RED SOX 3, FCL TWINS 0 AT TWINS (GAME 1--7 INNINGS)

The Red Sox scored one in the first and two in the fifth.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Kyle Bloor pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.  Cleiber Maldonado pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.

Loss:  Adrian Bohorquez (1-3).

Opposition standout:  Adam Bates struck out seven in four shutout innings, giving up two hits.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 20-24, in fifth place, eight games behind the FCL Rays.

FCL RED SOX AT FCL TWINS

The game was suspended in the bottom of the first.

DSL TWINS 9 DSL TIGERS 2 5 AT TWINS (7 INNINGS)

Trailing 5-0, the Twins scored five in the fifth and four in the sixth.

Multi-hit gamesIrvin Nunez was 2-for-3 with a home run, two runs, and five RBIs.  Ricardo Paez was 2-for-3 with two runs.

Home runs:  Nunez (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Nunez 5 (11); Eduardo Beltre 2 (11).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Alberson Ventura pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.  Melvin Rodriguez struck out four in three shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Win:  Rodriguez (1-2).

Opposition standout:  Newremburg Rondon was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

Record:  The DSL Twins are 13-10, in third place, six games behind the DSL Rangers Red.

TODAY'S TILTS

9:00  FCL Twins at FCL Red Sox
9:00  DSL Twins at DSL Arizona Black
5:05  Bradenton at Fort Myers (Jose Olivares, 2-1, 2.73)
6:35  Quad Cities at Cedar Rapids (Christian MacLeod, 2-1, 3.13)
6:37  Gwinnett at St. Paul (Aaron Rozek, 0-0, 18.69)
7:00  Wichita (Cory Lewis, 0-1, 2.61) at Tulsa

Minor Details: Games of July 4

GWINNETT STRIPERS 11, ST. PAUL SAINTS 0 IN ST. PAUL

Leading 4-0, Gwinnett scored six in the fourth for their second consecutive blowout win.

Multi-hit games:  Diego Castillo was 2-for-4.  Matt Wallner was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Jeff Brigham pitched 2.1 scoreless innings, giving up two hits and a walk.  Diego Castillo struck out two in a scoreless inning, giving up a hit and a walk.  Anthony Prato pitched two innings, giving up an unearned run on five hits and striking out one.

Loss:  Louie Varland (3-7).

Opposition standout:  Nacho Alvarez, Jr. was 3-for-3 with a home run, a walk, three runs, and three RBIs.

Record:  St. Paul is 4-5, tied for seventh with Gwinnett and Indianapolis, 1.5 games behind Memphis.

WICHITA AT TULSA

Suspended in the sixth with the score tied 1-1.  Will be completed today.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 8, QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS 5 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Cedar Rapids led 6-0, but Quad Cities cut it to 6-5 before Agustin Ruiz hit a two-run homer in the seventh.

Multi-hit games:  Misael Urbina was 3-for-3 with two runs.  Gabriel Gonzalez was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.  Ricardo Olivar was 2-for-4 with two runs.

Home runs:  Ruiz (6).

Multi-RBI games:  Gonzalez 2 (17).

Stolen bases:  Urbina (13); Rayne Doncon (2).

Pitching prowess:  Ty Langenberg pitched 5.2 innings, giving up two unearned runs on two hits and four walks and striking out four.  Kyle Bischoff struck out two and walked one in a scoreless inning.

Win:  Langenberg (3-0).

Save:  Bischoff (4).

Opposition standout:  Carter Jensen was 2-for-4 with a home run, a walk, and three RBIs.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 9-4, in first place, one game ahead of Wisconsin.

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

Fort Myers scored single runs in the fifth and sixth.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Walker Jenkins (3).

Pitching prowess:  Spencer Bengard pitched six shutout innings, giving up six hits and striking out five.  Xander Hamilton retired all five men he faced, striking out one.

Win:  Bengard (6-1).

Save:  Hamilton (8).

Opposition standout:  Aaron Shortridge struck out seven in four shutout innings, giving up two hits.

Record:  Fort Myers is 9-3, in first place, one game ahead of Lakeland.

FCL ORIOLES 3, FCL TWINS 1 AT ORIOLES (7 INNINGS)

The Twins scored in the first, but the Orioles scored once in each of innings two through four.

Multi-hit games:  None.  The Twins had just one hit.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Yency De Jesus struck out three in two perfect innings.

Loss:  Eduardo Soriano (1-3).

Opposition standout:  Yeiber Cartaya struck out ten in four innings, giving up one run on one hit and two walks.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 20-23, in fourth place, seven games behind the Rays.

DSL TWINS 8, DSL ROCKIES 4 AT ROCKIES

The Twins scored four in the first and led all the way.

Multi-hit games:  Carlos Silva was 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs.  Guillermo Sosa was 2-for-3 with two runs.  Eduardo Beltre was 2-for-4.  Ramiro Dominguez was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Luis Fragoza 2 (11); Silva 2 (6).

Stolen bases:  Fragoza 3 (11); Sosa (4); Silva (1).

Pitching prowess:  Leonardo Rondon pitched four innings, giving up one run on five hits and a walk and striking out three.  Eudy Garcia pitched 1.1 scoreless innings, giving up one hit and striking out one.  Neftali Rodriguez walked two and struck out one in a scoreless inning.

Win:  Garcia (1-0).

Opposition standout:  Jarol Capellan was 2-for-4 with a double and two runs.

Record:  The DSL Twins are 12-10, in third place, six games behind the DSL Rangers Red.

TODAY'S TILTS

9:00  FCL Red Sox at FCL Twins (2).
10:00  DSL Tigers 2 at DSL Twins
4:30  Wichita (Marco Raya, 0-1, 4.75) at Tulsa (completion of suspended game followed by scheduled game
6:05  Bradenton at Fort Myers (Charlee Soto, 0-3, 6.58)
6:35  Quad Cities at Cedar Rapids (John Klein, 5-2, 4.66)
7:07  Gwinnett at St. Paul (Adam Plutko, 2-1, 4.75)

Minor Details: Games of July 3

GWINNETT STRIPERS 21, ST. PAUL SAINTS 6 IN ST. PAUL

Gwinnett provided the fireworks, as they scored in seven of the nine innings and scored multiple runs in six of them.

Multi-hit games:  Alex Isola was 3-for-4 with a double.  Patrick Winkel was 2-for-4 with a home run.  Matt Wallner was 2-for-4 with two doubles.  Chris Williams was 2-for-5 with a home run.  Yunior Severino was 2-for-5 with a double.

Home runs:  Williams (6); Winkel (3).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  None.

Loss:  Caleb Boushley (8-3).

Opposition standout:  Eli White was 6-for-7 with two home runs, two doubles, three runs, and seven RBIs.

Record:  St. Paul is 4-4, in fifth place, a half-game behind Columbus, Memphis, Nashville, and Omaha.

TULSA DRILLERS 3, WICHITA WIND SURGE 2 IN WICHITA (10 INNINGS)

Carson McCusker tied it 2-2 with an RBI double in the ninth, but Bubba Alleyne singled home the deciding run in the tenth.

Multi-hit games:  McCusker was 2-for-4 with a double.  Ben Ross was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.  Wichita tried three times, but was caught each time.

Pitching prowess:  Zebby Matthews struck out six in six innings, giving up two runs on four hits.  Regi Grace pitched two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk and striking out one.  Miguel Rodriguez struck out two in a perfect inning.

Loss:  Ricardo Velez (0-1).

Opposition standout:  Chris Campos struck out six in six innings, giving up an unearned run on four hits and two walks.

Record:  Wichita is 4-5, tied for fourth, two games behind Arkansas.

QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS 3, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 2 IN QUAD CITIES (GAME 1--7 INNINGS)

Quad Cities scored all their runs in the bottom of the seventh.  Jared Dickey singled home the deciding run.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  Gabriel Gonzalez (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Gonzalez (15).

Stolen bases:  Payton Eeles (8)

Pitching prowess:  Jeremy Lee struck out five in five shutout innings, giving up four hits and a walk.

Loss:  Gabriel Yanez (4-2).

Opposition standout:  Jack Pineda was 3-for-4 with two doubles.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 5, QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS 0 IN QUAD CITIES (GAME 2--7 INNINGS)

Rayne Doncon hit a two-run homer in the first and a three-run homer in the second.

Multi-hit games:  Doncon was 2-for-4 with two home runs and five RBIs.  Payton Eeles was 2-for-4 with two runs.

Home runs:  Doncon 2 (5).

Stolen bases:  Jose Salas (12).

Pitching prowess:  Mike Paredes struck out five in 3.1 scoreless innings, giving up four hits and a walk.  Jarret Whorff pitched 2.2 scoreless innings, giving up one hit and striking out one.  Juan Mendez pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.

Win:  Whorff (1-1).

Opposition standout:  Oscar Rayo struck out three in two shutout innings, giving up one hit.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 8-4, in first place, one game ahead of Quad Cities and Wisconsin.

BRADENTON MARUADERS 10, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 5 IN BRADENTON

Fort Myers scored four in the first, but Bradenton came back with three in the second and three in the third.

Multi-hit games:  Nick Lucky was 3-for-4 with a triple.  Byron Chourio was 3-for-5.  Matthew Clayton was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Clayton 2 (14).

Stolen bases:  Chourio (16); Lucky (7).

Pitching prowess:  Ben Ethridge struck out four in three innings, giving up one run on four hits and two walks.

Loss:  Ross Dunn (1-2).

Opposition standout:  Jeral Toledo was 3-for-4 with a walk and three RBIs.

Record:  Fort Myers is 8-3, in first place, one game ahead of Lakeland.

TODAY'S TILTS

9:00  FCL Twins at FCL Orioles
10:00  DSL Twins at DSL Rockies
6:05  Bradenton at Fort Myers (Spencer Bengard, 5-1, 1.51)
6:07  Gwinnett at St. Paul (Louie Varland, 3-6, 6.56)
6:35  Quad Cities at Cedar Rapids (Ty Langenberg, 2-0, 6.60)
7:00  Wichita (Kyle Jones, no record) at Tulsa

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)