Jose Miranda hits a homer and Charlie Barnes pitches well to put Fort Myers up in the FSL Championship Series. Randy Dobnak and Akil Baddoo lead Cedar Rapids into the semi-finals.
Ryan Jeffers, Trey Cabbage, and Jhoan Duran all shine as Cedar Rapids takes game one.
The Red Wings let one get a way. LaMonte Wade leads the Lookouts. The Miracle clinch the division. Elizabethton has its first playoff game rained out and will play tonight. The GCL Twins have a playoff game this morning. The DSL Twins are done.
ByungHo Park hits his twelfth homer. A fine game by Zack Littell. Royce Lewis hits his first Class A home run. A walk is as good as a hit for the E-Twins and the GCL Twins. Samuel Vasquez has the big hit for the DSL Twins.
Stephen Gonsalves has his first bad game in AAA. Lewis Thorpe and Brian Olson make their AA debuts. Brent Rooker keeps hitting. Royce Lewis has a big game. Brusdar Graterol pitches well.
Ben Paulsen stays hot for the Red Wings. Nick Gordon gets it going for the Lookouts. Alex Schick leads the Kernels to a win. The Miracle take the only organization loss.
Nick Gordon leads the Lookouts to a walkoff win. A big inning does in the Miracle. The Kernels get a split. The Red Wings just want to play.
Twins affiliates did not exactly get off to a rousing start. Two teams were rained out and two were shut out.
ROCHESTER AT SYRACUSE
Postponed due to inclement weather.
MOBILE 2, CHATTANOOGA 0 IN CHATTANOOGA
Mobile got an unearned run in the fifth and a Luis Tejada homer in the ninth. Chattanooga had only three hits. Two of them came in the first inning, and both runners were lost on the bases, one picked off and the other caught stealing. The Lookouts only once got a man as far as second base.
Kohl Stewart pitched six shutout innings, giving up the unearned run on three hits and three walks with one strikeout. Mason Melotakis struck out two in a scoreless inning, giving up one hit. Edgar Corcino had two of the three Lookout hits, going 2-for-4. Travis Harrison had the other, going 1-for-3. Nick Gordon was 0-for-4. LaMonte Wade, Engelb Vielma, and Tanner English were all 0-for-3.
JUPITER 4, FORT MYERS 0 IN JUPITER
Dereck Rodriguez pitched well for four innings, allowing just one run on four hits, but fell apart in the fifth, allowing three Hammerhead runs to put the Miracle down 4-0. Fort Myers had eight hits, but only once had two in the same inning. They got a man to third five times, but could never grab the other ninety feet, going 0-for-9 with men in scoring position.
Rodriguez struck out four in 4.1 innings, but allowed four runs on seven hits and a walk. Randy Wells retired all five men he faced and Lachlan Wells struck out three in two shutout innings, giving up one hit. Chris Paul and Alex Perez were each 2-for-4, with Perez getting a double. Luis Arraez was 1-for-4 with a triple. Trey Vavra was 1-for-3, Max Murphy was 0-for-3 with a walk, and Zander Weil was 0-for-4.
CEDAR RAPIDS AT BELOIT
Postponed due to wet grounds.
Rochester at Syracuse--Already postponed
4:30 Cedar Rapids (Eduardo Del Rosario) at Beloit (Brendan Butler)
5:30 Fort Myers at Jupiter (Scott Squier)
6:15 Mobile (Osmer Morales) at Chattanooga
Jose Berrios was terrific. Kohl Stewart was even better. Seven-run innings make the difference for the Miracle and the Kernels.
Familiar names come through for Rochester. Aaron Slegers and Randy LeBlanc pitch well.