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Minor Details: Games of April 11

ST. PAUL SAINTS 5, IOWA CUBS 2, IN ST. PAUL

Diego Castillo hit a three-run homer in the sixth to give St. Paul a 3-1 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Anthony Prato was 2-for-3 with a walk.  DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. was 2-for-4 with a home run.

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

Multi-RBI games:  Castillo (3).

Stolen bases:  Michael Helman, 2 (4).

Pitching prowess:  Jordan Balazovic retired all seven men he faced, striking out four.  Scott Blewett struck out the side in a perfect inning.  Hobie Harris pitched a perfect inning.

Opposition standout:  Chris Clarke pitched 3.2 scoreless innings, despite giving up three hits and five walks.  He struck out one.

Record:  St. Paul is 6-5, tied for third with Indianapolis, 1.5 games behind Omaha.

SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 7, WICHITA WIND SURGE 6 IN SPRINGFIELD (10 INNINGS)

Wichita scored single runs in the seventh, eighth, and ninth to tie it  6-6, but Chandler Redmond singled home the winning run with one out in the tenth.

Multi-hit games:  Andrew Cossetti was 3-for-5 with a home run, two runs, and three RBIs.  Emmanuel Rodriguez was 2-for-4 with a home run, a double, a walk, and three runs.  Kyler Fedco was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  Cossetti (1), Noah Cardenas (2), Rodriguez (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Cossetti, 3.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Alex Whorff pitched four innings, giving up one run on three hits and three walks.  John Stankiewiez pitched 1.1 scoreless innings, giving up two hits and striking out one.  Hunter McMahon pitched two perfect innings.

Opposition standout:  Nathan Church was 2-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs.

Record:  Wichita is 1-4, in fifth (last) place, four games behind Springfield.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 8, DAYTON DRAGONS 4 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Keoni Cavaco hit a two-run double to break a 4-4 tie in a four-run eighth.

Multi-hit games:  Luke Keaschall was 2-for-4 with a home run, a walk, and three RBIs.  Jose Salas was 2-for-5.

Home runs:  Keaschall (1).

Mulit-RBI games:  Keaschall, 3; Cavaco, 2.

Stolen bases:  Keaschall (1).

Pitching prowess:  Andrew Morris pitched six innings, giving up one run on three hits.  Kyle Bischoff struck out two in 1.1 scoreless innings, giving up a hit and a walk.

Opposition standout:  Kevin Abel struck out six in four innings, giving up one run on two hits and a walk.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 2-3, tied for third with Peoria and Quad Cities, two games behind Wisconsin.

CLEARWATER THRESHERS 10, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 5 IN CLEARWATER

Trailing 5-4, Clearwater scored four runs in the seventh.

Multi-hit games:  Trevor Larnach was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, and two RBIs.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Larnach, 2; Rafael Cruz, 2.

Stolen bases:  Angel Del Rosario (3).

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

Opposition standout:  Otto Kemp was 3-for-3 with a home run, a double, two walks, three runs, and two RBIs.

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

TODAY'S TILTS

5:05  Wichita (Marco Raya, 0-0, 3.00) and Travis Adams, 1-0, 0.00) at Springfield (doubleheader)
5:30  Fort Myers (Jeremy Lee, 1-0, 2.25) at Clearwater
6:35  Dayton at Cedar Rapids (John Klein, 0-0, 0.00)
6:37  Iowa at St. Paul (Joe Gunkel, 0-0, 7.71)

Happy Birthday–April 10

Ross Youngs (1897)
Bubba Hyde (1908)
Chuck Connors (1921)
Frank Lary (1930)
Robert Nederlander (1933)
Wes Stock (1934)
Joe Gibbon (1935)
Bob Watson (1946)
Lee Lacy (1948)
Tom Lundstedt (1949)
Ken Griffey (1950)
Mike Devereaux (1963)
Starvin’ Marvin Freeman (1963)
Alberto Reyes (1971)
Mike Lincoln (1975)
Andre Ethier (1982)
Corey Kluber (1986)
Charlie Culberson (1989)
Scott Blewett (1996)

Bubba Hyde was an outfielder in the Negro Leagues for twenty-six years.

Better known as an actor, Chuck Connors was a first baseman for the Chicago Cubs in 1951.  He also played professional basketball, and was the first player to break the glass backboard with a slam dunk in a professional basketball game.

Robert Nederlander is a part-owner of the New York Yankees and was managing partner in from 1990-1991, when George Steinbrenner was suspended.

Continue reading Happy Birthday–April 10

Minor Details: Games of April 7

NASHVILLE SOUNDS 8, ST. PAUL SAINTS 1 IN NASHVILLE

Nashville scored all eight of their runs in the fourth inning, including a two-run homer by Joey Wiemer.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  Will Holland (1).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Scott Blewett struck out two in a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.  Matt Bowman pitched a perfect inning and struck out one.

Opposition standout:  Wiemer was 2-for-3 with a two-run homer, a walk, and two runs.

Record:  St. Paul is 5-3, in second place, a half-game behind Gwinnett.

FRISCO ROUGHRIDERS 12, WICHITA WIND SURGE 8 IN WICHITA

Wichita scored six in the first to take a 6-3 lead.  They fell behind 7-6, scored two in the eighth to go up 8-7, but Frisco came back with five in the ninth to win it.

Multi-hit games:  Carson McCusker was 3-for-4 with a double and two runs.  Tanner Schobel was 2-for-3 with two walks.  Andrew Cossetti was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  Kala'i Rosario (2); Noah Cardenas (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Rosario, 3; Cardenas, 2.

Stolen bases:  Emmanuel Rodriguez (4).

Pitching prowess:  Pierson Ohl pitched five innings, giving up three runs (two earned) on five hits and a walk and striking out four.  Regi Grace pitched a scoreless inning, giving up a walk.

Opposition standout:  Max Acosta was 3-for-5 with two doubles and two runs.

Record:  Wichita is 1-2, in third place, two games behind Springfield and Tulsa.

CEDAR RAPIDS AT BELOIT

Rained out.  Will be made up April 27.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSLES 5, TAMPA TARPONS 2 IN FORT MYERS

Fort Myers scored two in the second to take a 4-2 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Wilfri Castro was 2-for-3 with a double.  Rayne Doncon was 2-for-4 with a home run, a double, and three RBIs.  Byron Chourio was 2-for-4 with two runs.

Home runs:  Doncon (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Doncon, 3.

Stolen bases:  Isaac Pena (1), Chourio (1), Brandon Winokur (2), Carlos Aguiar (2).

Pitching prowess:  Aaron Holiday walked three in a scoreless inning.  Paulshawn Pasqualotto pitched five shutout innings of relief, giving up two hits and two walks and striking out three.  Wilker Reyes pitched a scoreless inning, walking one and striking out one.  Samuel Perez pitched a scoreless inning, striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Montana Semmel struck out three in two perfect innings.

Record:  Fort Myers is 2-1, tied for first with Dunedin and Clearwater.

TUESDAY'S TILTS

4:07  Iowa at St. Paul (Caleb Boushley, 1-0, 1.59)
5:30  Fort Myers at Clearwater
6:35  Dayton at Cedar Rapids (Darren Bowen)
6:35  Wichita (TBD) at Springfield

Minor Details: Game of April 2

NASHVILLE SOUNDS 5, ST. PAUL SAINTS 4 IN NASHVILLE

Yonny Hernandez hit a three-run homer in the eighth to give Nashville a 5-4 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Jose Miranda was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBIs:  None.

Stolen bases:  Will Holland (1), DaShawn Kiersey, Jr. (2)

Pitching prowess:  Simeon Woods Richardson pitched five shutout innings, giving up three hits and two walks and striking out four.  Scott Blewett retired both men he faced.

Opposition standout:  Hernandez, of course, but the homer was his only hit.  Brewer Hicklen was 2-for-4 with a double and two runs.

Record:  The Saints are 2-1, tied for third with Omaha, a half game behind Louisville and Memphis (3-1).

TOMORROW'S TILT

6:35  St. Paul (Caleb Boushley) at Nashville

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)