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Minor Details: Games of July 15

FCL BRAVES 3, FCL TWINS 2 AT BRAVES (8 INNINGS)

Each team scored two in the fourth.  The Twins loaded the bases with one out in the eighth but did not score.  The deciding run came home on a wild pitch.

Multi-hit games:  Hendry Chivilli was 3-for-3.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Yasser Mercedes (18); Bryan Acuna (5).

Pitching prowess:  Anthony Narvaez pitched five innings, giving up two runs on two hits and a walk and striking out two.  Devin Kirby pitched 2.1 innings, giving up an unearned run on a hit and a walk and striking out two.

Loss:  Kirby (2-1).

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

Record:  The FCL Twins are 25-27, in fourth place, 6.5 games behind the FCL Rays.

DSL METS ORANGE 9, DSL TWINS 4 AT METS ORANGE (7 INNINGS)

The Twins scored three in the sixth to tie it 4-4, but the Mets Orange scored five in the bottom of the sixth.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Merphy Hernandez (18).

Pitching prowess:  Santiago Rojas pitched four innings, giving up two unearned runs on two hits and a walk and striking out two.

Loss:  Anderson Ramos (2-2).

Opposition standout:  Elwis Mijares struck out six in five innings, giving up one run on four hits and a walk.

Record:  The DSL Twins are 15-14, tied for fourth with the DSL Rockies, 8.5 games behind the DSL Rangers Red.

TODAY'S TILTS

10:00  DSL Marlins at DSL Twins
11:00  FCL Braves at FCL Twins

Minor Details: Games of July 11

LOUISVILLE BATS 3, ST. PAUL SAINTS 2 IN LOUISVILLE

Erik Gonzalez hit a two-run double in the seventh to put Louisville in front to stay.

Multi-hit games:  None.  St. Paul had two hits.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Louie Varland struck out six in 5.2 scoreless innings, giving up two hits and three walks.

Loss:  Ryan Jensen (3-3).

Opposition standout:  Justus Sheffield pitched five no-hit innings, walking two and striking out two.

Record:  St. Paul is 6-9, tied for ninth with Toledo, three games behind Nashville.

SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 6, WICHITA WIND SURGE 4 IN SPRINGFIELD

Springfield scored two in the seventh to break a 4-4 tie.

Multi-hit games:  Luke Keaschall was 3-for-4 with a home run.  Tanner Schobel was 2-for-4 with two home runs.  Tyler Dearden was 2-for-4 with a double.

Home runs:  Jorel Ortega (6); Schobel 2 (4); Keaschall (4).

Multi-RBI games:  Schobel 2 (35).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Jared Solomon pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.  Ricardo Velez pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.

Loss:  Scott Engler (4-1).

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

Record:  Wichita is 5-10, in fifth (last) place, six games behind Tulsa.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 4, BELOIT SKY CARP 2 IN BELOIT (10 INNINGS)

Cedar Rapids scored two in the tenth to win it.

Mulit-hit games:  Kyle Hess was 2-for-4.  Ricardo Olivar was 2-for-5.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Hess (3).

Pitching prowess:  Ty Langenberg pitched six innings, giving up six hits and a walk and striking out five.  Jacob Wosinski pitched two perfect innings, striking out one.  Kyle Bischoff struck out three in two shutout innings.

Win:  Bischoff (3-2).

Opposition standout:  Mark Coley II was 2-for-4 with a triple.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 12-6, tied for first with Wisconsin.

DAYTONA DRAGONS 15, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 4 IN FORT MYERS

Fort Myers scored two in the first, but Daytona came back with five in the second and led 13-2 after five.

Multi-hit games:  Angel Del Rosario was 2-for-4.  Rixon Wingrove was 2-for-4.  Byron Chourio was 2-for-5.

Home runs:  Carlos Aguiar (4).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Chourio (17).

Pitching prowess:  Nolan Santos pitched two shutout innings, giving up one hit.  Matthew Clayton pitched a scoreless inning, walking one.

Loss:  Ross Dunn (1-3).

Opposition standout:  Luis Reyes was 3-for-3 with a double, a walk, two runs, and four RBIs.

Record:  Fort Myers is 11-6, in first place, one game ahead of Dunedin.

FCL RAYS 7, FCL TWINS 3 AT RAYS

Nicandro Aybar hit a two-run triple in the sixth to break a 3-3 tie.

Multi-hit games:  Hendry Chivilli was 2-for-4 with two doubles and two runs.  Yasser Mercedes was 2-for-5 with a double.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Chivilli 2 (12).

Pitching prowess:  None.

Loss:  Eduardo Soriano (1-4).

Opposition standout:  Osleivis Basabe was 4-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 23-26, in fourth place, 5.5 games behind the FCL Rays.

DSL PHILLIES WHITE 1, DSL TWINS 0 AT PHILLIES WHITE (7 INNINGS)

The game's lone run came in the third inning on a stolen base-plus-error.

Multi-hit games:  None.  The Twins had three hits.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Alver Medina (3).

Pitching prowess:  Leonardo Rondon pitched five innings, giving up one run on two hits and striking out four.  Nestor Cafe struck out two and walked one in a scoreless inning.

Loss:  Rondon (0-1).

Opposition standout:  Hanfermin Vargas pitched six shutout innings, giving up two hits and striking out five.

Record:  The DSL Twins are 15-11, in third place, six games behind the DSL Rangers Red.

TODAY'S TILTS

10:00  DSL Marlins at DSL Twins
11:00  FCL Twins at FCL Red Sox
6:05  Daytona at Fort Myers (Tanner Hall, 0-0, 4.70)
6:15  St. Paul (David Festa, 3-2, 3.77) at Louisville
6:35  Cedar Rapids (Darren Bowen, 2-3, 5.02) at Beloit
7:05  Wichita (Marco Raya, 0-2, 5.12) at Springfield

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 June 28

IOWA CUBS 8, ST. PAUL SAINTS 1 IN IOWA

Leading 2-1, St. Paul scored six in the eighth.

Multi-hit games:  DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. was 2-for-4 with a home run.  Those were the only two Saints hits.

Home runs:  Keirsey, Jr. (10).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Caleb Boushley pitched six innings, giving up two runs on six hits and two walks and striking out five.  Jordan Balazovic struck out two and walked one in a scoreless inning.

Loss:  Boushley (8-2).

Opposition standout:  Riley Thompson pitched 6.2 innings, giving up one run on one hit and four walks and striking out three.

Record:  St. Paul is 2-2, tied for third with Iowa, Louisville, Nashville, and Toledo, one game behind Columbus and Memphis.

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS NATURALS 11, WICHITA WIND SURGE 7 IN WICHITA

Northwest Arkansas scored four in the sixth to take a 7-4 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Carson McCusker was 3-for-5 with a home run, a triple, a walk, and five RBIs.  Tanner Schobel was 2-for-4 with a walk and three runs.

Home runs:  McCusker (5).

Multi-RBI games:  McCusker 5 (32).

Stolen bases:  Ben Ross 2 (10); Schobel (9).

Pitching prowess:  Marco Raya struck out seven in four innings, giving up two runs on three hits and two walks.  Scott Engler struck out two and walked one in two shutout innings.

Loss:  Jaylin Nowlin (4-4).

Opposition standout:  Leonel Valera was 3-for-4 with a triple and three RBIs.

Record:  Wichita is 1-3, tied for fourth with Springfield, two games behind Arkansas and Northwest Arkansas.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 7, BELOIT SKY CARP 6 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Cedar Rapids won in with two in the ninth.  The tying run scored on a bases-loaded walk and a sacrifice fly brought home the decider.

Multi-hit games:  Jay Harry was 2-for-4 with a double.

Home runs:  Rayne Doncon (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Doncon 2 (15).

Stolen bases:  Payton Eeles 2 (7).

Pitching prowess:  Juan Mendez struck out two in two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk.  Jacob Wosinski pitched two shutout innings, giving up one hit and two walks and striking out one.

Win:  Wosinski (2-2).

Opposition standout:  Josh Zamora was 2-for-5 with two home runs and three RBIs.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 5-2, in first place, a half game ahead of South Bend.

TAMPA TARPONS 9, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 2 IN FORT MYERS

Tampa led 5-0 after three.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Byron Chourio (15).

Pitching prowess:  Ben Ethridge struck out three in three innings, giving up one run on a hit and a walk.  Samuel Perez pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Loss:  Charlee Soto (0-3).

Opposition standout:  Josh Grosz pitched 6.1 scoreless innings, giving up two hits and two walks and striking out six.

Record:  Fort Myers is 5-2, tied for first with Bradenton.

FCL RED SOX 17, FCL TWINS 5 AT RED SOX (7 INNINGS)

Leading 2-1, the Red Sox scored six in the third and eight in the fourth.

Multi-hit games:  Yasser Mercedes was 3-for-4 with a home run, two runs, and two RBIs.

Home runs:  Mercedes (4); Moises Lopez (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Mercedes (14).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Zack Weiss struck out two in a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.

Loss:  Miguel Cordero (0-2).

Opposition standout:  Frederik Jimenez was 4-for-5 with two doubles, two runs, and three RBIs.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 18-21, in fourth place, 6.5 games behind the FCL Rays.

DSL TWINS 7, DSL NATIONALS 4 AT NATIONALS

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

Multi-hit games:  Eduardo Beltre was 3-for-4 with a double.  Ricardo Paez was 2-for-2 with a home run, a triple, two walks, and two RBIs.

Home runs:  Daiber De Los Santos (4); Paez (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Paez 2 (4).

Stolen bases:  Guillermo Sosa 2 (3).

Pitching prowess:  Cristian Hernandez struck out five in three innings, giving up an unearned run on four walks.  Aiburson Ventura pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.  Fabian Herrera pitched two shutout innings, giving up three hits and a walk.

Win:  Ventura (1-0).

Save:  Herrera (3).

Opposition standout:  Feldi Tavares was 2-for-5 with two doubles.

Record:  The DSL Twins are 10-9, tied for third with the DSL Tigers 2, five games behind the DSL Rangers Red.

TODAY'S TILTS

9:00  FCL Red Sox at FCL Twins
9:00  DSL Twins at DSL Mets Orange
5:05  Tampa at Fort Myers (Jose Olivares, 2-1, 2.55)
6:05  Northwest Arkansas at Wichita (Travis Adams, 4-5, 4.72)
6:08  St. Paul (Louie Varland, 2-6, 7.33) at Iowa
6:35  Beloit at Cedar Rapids (John Klein, 4-2, 4.75)

Minor Details: Games of June 24

FCL RAYS 7, FCL TWINS 5 AT TWINS

It was 7-2 before the Twins scored three in the ninth.  The Twins had the bases loaded with two out, but a force out ended the game.

Multi-hit games:  Yasser Mercedes was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs.  Daniel Pena was 2-for-4 with a home run.  Hendry Chivilli was 2-for-4 with a double.

Home runs:  Mercedes (3); Ariel Castro (2); Pena (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Castro 2 (18); Pena 2 (12).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Juan Cota pitched two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk.

Opposition standout:  Noah Myers was 3-for-4 with two doubles, a walk, two runs, and two RBIs.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 17-18, in fourth place, six games behind the FCL Rays.

DSL CARDINALS 7, DSL TWINS 3 AT CARDINALS

The Cardinals broke a 1-1 tie with five runs in the fifth.  Fecundo Velasquez hit a three-run homer and Edward Guribe hit a two-run homer.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  Yandro Hernandez (1).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Merphy Hernandez (9).

Pitching prowess:  Leonardo Rondon struck out six in four innings, giving up one run on three hits and a walk.  Eudy Garcia pitched 2.2 innings, giving up an unearned run on two hits and four walks and striking out two.

Opposition standout:  Velasquez was 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs.

Record:  The DSL Twins are 7-9, in sixth place, five games behind DSL Miami.

TODAY'S TILTS

9:00  FCL Braves at FCL Twins--doubleheader
6:05  Tampa at Fort Myers (TBD)
6:35  Beloit at Cedar Rapids (Jordan Carr, 2-1, 5.15)
6:38  St.  Paul (Adam Plutko, 2-1, 4.79) at Iowa
7:05  Northwest Arkansas at Wichita (Pierson Ohl, 4-4, 4.79)

Minor Details: Games of June 13

ST. PAUL SAINTS 18, LOUISVILLE BATS 4 IN LOUISVILLE

St. Paul scored six in the first.  They hit eight home runs in the game.

Multi-hit games:  Michael Helman was 4-for-5 with two home runs, a double, a walk, five runs, and three RBIs.  Matt Wallner was 4-for-6 with two home runs, four runs, and three RBIs.  Yunior Severino was 3-for-5 with two home runs, a walk, three runs, and four RBIs.  Tony Kemp was 3-for-5.  Brooks Lee was 3-for-6 with a home run, two runs, and two RBIs.  Jair Camargo was 2-for-6 with a home run, two runs, and four RBIs.

Home runs:  Wallner 2 (13); Helman 2 (12); Severino 2 (12); Camargo (4); Lee (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Severino 4 (35); Camargo 4 (17); Wallner 3 (38); Helman 3 (35); Lee 2 (4).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Scott Blewett struck out four in three shutout innings, giving up two hits.  Jordan Balazovic struck out five in three innings, giving up one run on one hit.

Opposition standout:  Rece Hinds was 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBIs.

Record:  St. Paul is 30-35, in seventh place, fourteen games behind Omaha.

MIDLAND ROCKHOUNDS 8, WICHITA WIND SURGE 5 IN WICHITA

Wichita led 4-1 and 5-4, but Midland scored two in the eighth and two in the ninth to take the game.

Multi-hit games:  Luke Keaschall was 4-for-5 with a home run, a double, and two runs.  Jake Rucker was 3-for-4 with two RBIs.  Wichita had only two other hits.

Home runs:  Keaschall (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Rucker 2 (35).

Stolen bases:  Jeferson Morales (3).

Pitching prowess:  None.

Opposition standout:  Jeisson Rosario was 4-for-5 with a double and two RBIs.

Record:  Wichita is 24-36, in fifth (last) place, nine games behind Springfield.

LANSING LUGNUTS 8, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 0 IN LANSING

Three Lansing pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter.  Lansing scored four in the fifth to take a 4-0 lead.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Jacob Wosinski pitched two shutout innings, giving up two hits and a walk.

Opposition standout:  Jake Garland struck out six in five shutout innings, giving up two walks.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 34-25, in second place, 3.5 games behind Wisconsin.

LAKELAND AT FORT MYERS (DOUBLEHEADER)

Rained out.  One game will be made up today.  The other game will not be made up.

FCL TWINS 2, FCL PIRATES 0 AT PIRATES (GAME 1--8 INNINGS)

I assume it was scheduled for seven innings, but it was scoreless until Jayson Bass hit a two-run homer in the eighth.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  Bass (1).

Multi-RBI games:  Bass 2 (13).

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Adrian Bohorquez pitched four perfect innings, striking out three.  Yency De Jesus struck out three in three shutout innings, giving up two hits and a walk.  Wilker Reyes struck out three in a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.

Opposition standout:  Carlos Mateo struck out six in 3.2 scoreless innings, giving up one hit and four walks.

FCL PIRATES 9, FCL TWINS 2 AT PIRATES (GAME 2--7 INNINGS) (PLAYED AT THE PIRATES STADIUM, BUT THE TWINS WERE DESIGNATED THE HOME TEAM)

The FCL Pirates scored two in the first and built a 7-0 lead after three.

Multi-hit games:  None.  The Twins had only five hits in the doubleheader.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Yasser Mercedes 2 (15); Jayson Bass (4).

Pitching prowess:  None.

Opposition standout:  Zander Mueth struck out seven in five shutout innings, giving up three hits and two walks.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 15-13, in third place, three games behind the FCL Rays.

DSL TWINS 7, DSL NYY YANKEES 2 AT YANKEES

Leading 2-1, the Twins scored five in the fifth.

Multi-hit games:  None.  The Yankees made three errors and all but one of the Twins' runs was unearned.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen basesLuis Fragoza (4).

Pitching prowessMelvin Rodriguez struck out five in four innings, giving up one run on three hits and a walk.  Jose Vasquez struck out five in three innings, giving up one run on two hits and a walk.

Opposition standout:  Gabriel Lara was 2-for-3 with two runs.

Record:  The DSL Twins are 4-3, in third place, 2.5 games behind DSL Miami.

TODAY'S TILTS

10:00  DSL Twins at DSL Angels
11:00  FCL Twins at FCL Red Sox
3:30  Lakeland at Fort Myers (Charlee Soto, 0-2, 7.31 and TBD)--doubleheader
6:05  Cedar Rapids (Jeremy Lee, 0-2, 9.39) at Lansing
6:15  St. Paul (David Festa, 1-2, 3.56) at Louisville
7:05  Midland at Wichita (Marco Raya, 0-2, 4.99)

Minor Details: Games of May 28

ROCHESTER RED WINGS 6, ST. PAUL SAINTS 2 IN ROCHESTER (GAME 1--7 INNINGS)

Rochester scored single runs in the second, third, and fourth, then added three in the fifth to take a 6-0  lead.

Multi-hit games:  Austin Martin was 2-for-3.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Hobie Harris pitched 1.2 scoreless innings, giving up two hits and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Juan Yepez was 2-for-4 with a home run.

ST. PAUL SAINTS 4, ROCHESTER RED WINGS 1 IN ROCHESTER (GAME 2--7 INNINGS)

St. Paul scored single runs in the first, third, fourth, and fifth.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  Matt Wallner (6).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Will Holland (9).

Pitching prowess:  Caleb Boushley struck out five in five innings, giving up one run on three hits and two walks.  Josh Winder struck out three in two shutout innings, giving up two hits.

Opposition standout:  Luis Reyes pitched two shutout innings, giving up two walks and striking out one.

Record:  St. Paul is 23-28, in eighth place, eleven games behind Omaha.

SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 2, WICHITA WIND SURGE 1 IN WICHITA

Springfield scored two in the fifth to take a 2-1 lead and it held up.

Multi-hit games:  Luke Keaschall was 2-for-4 with a double in his AA debut.  Wichita was 1-for-13 with men in scoring position.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Zebby Matthews pitched five innings, giving up two runs on five hits and a walk and striking out four.  Jarret Whorff struck out four in 2.1 scoreless innings, giving up four hits and two walks.  John Stankiewicz pitched 1.2 scoreless innings, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Max Rajcic pitched five innings, giving up one run on four hits and three walks and striking out two.

Record:  Wichita is 18-27, in fifth (last) place, 7.5 games behind Springfield.

LAKE COUNTY CAPTAINS 8, CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 2 IN CEDAR RAPIDS

Josh Devers hit a two-run homer in a three-run fifth that game Lake County a 6-2 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Agustin Ruiz was 2-for-4 with a double.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Misael Urbina (9).

Pitching prowess:  Juan Mendez pitched two shutout innings, walking one and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Devers was 3-for-5 with a home run, a double, two runs, and three RBIs.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 28-17, in second place, a half game behind Wisconsin.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 5, BRADENTON MARAUDERS 2 IN FORT MYERS

Fort Myers scored two in the first and two in the second to take a 4-1 lead.

Multi-hit games:  Payton Eeles was 2-for-4 with a triple, a walk, and three runs.  Brandon Winokur was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.  Rixon Wingrove was 2-for-4 with his Fort Myers debut.  Ryan McCarthy was 2-for-4 in his Fort Myers debut.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Winokur 2.

Stolen bases:  Eeles 2 (9); McCarthy (1).

Pitching prowess:  Ty Langenberg struck out eight in 5.2 innings, giving up two runs on four hits and three walks.  Nolan Santos struck out five in three shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk.

Opposition standout:  Hunter Furtado pitched two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk.

Record:  Fort Myers is 20-26, tied for fourth place with Bradenton, twelve games behind Clearwater.

FCL ORIOLES 9, FCL TWINS 8 AT ORIOLES (7 INNINGS)

The FCL Orioles scored seven runs in the seventh to win it.  Miguel Rodriguez singled in the deciding run.

Multi-hit gamesMoises Lopez was 2-for-2 with a walk and four RBIs.  Harold Grant was 2-for-3 with a walk.  Ricardo Pena was 2-for-3 with a double.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Lopez 4; Walker Jenkins 2.

Stolen bases:  Yasser Mercedes (12); Omari Daniel (4).

Pitching prowess:  Adrian Bohorquez struck out five in four innings, giving up one run on three hits.

Opposition standout:  Rodriguez was 4-for-4 with two runs and two RBIs.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 11-6, in second place, 1.5 games behind the FCL Pirates.

TODAY'S TILTS

12:05  Lake County at Cedar Rapids (C. J. Culpepper, 2-0, 2.63)
5:05  St. Paul (Adam Plutko, 0-1, 11.57) at Rochester
6:05  Bradenton at Fort Myers (Jose Olivares, 0-0, 4.50)
7:05  Springfield at Wichita (Jaylin Nowlin, 3-2, 3.93)

Minor Details: Game of May 27

FCL PIRATES 2, FCL TWINS 1 AT TWINS (7 INNINGS)

A stolen base-plus-error scored the go-ahead run for the Pirates in the fifth.

Multi-hit games:  Ricardo Pena was 2-for-3 with a home run.  Yasser Mercedes was 2-for-3.

Home runs:  Pena (1).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Mercedes (11); Hendry Chivilli (5); Yilber Herrera (5).

Pitching prowess:  Eider Machuca pitched three innings, giving up one run on four hits and four walks and striking out one.  Andrew Huffman struck out three in 1.2 innings, giving up an unearned run on two walks.  Yency De Jesus pitched 2.1 scoreless innings, giving up two hits and two walks and striking out two.

Opposition standout:  Yordany De Los Santos was 2-for-2 with two walks.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 11-5, in second place, a half game behind the FCL Pirates.

TODAY'S TILTS

11:00  FCL Twins at FCL Orioles
3:05  St. Paul (Randy Dobnak, 3-3, 4.33 and Caleb Boushley, 4-1, 4.54) at Rochester--doubleheader
6:05  Fort Myers (TBD) at Bradenton
6:35  Lake County at Cedar Rapids (John Klein, 3-0, 3.06)
7:05  Springfield at Wichita (Zebby Matthews, 1-0, 1.02)

Minor Details: Games of May 24

ST. PAUL SAINTS 7, BUFFALO BISONS 4 IN BUFFALO

St. Paul scored three in the sixth to take a 5-4 lead and added two more in the eighth.

Multi-hit games:  Yunior Severino was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Patrick Winkel 2.

Stolen bases:  Alex Isola (2).

Pitching prowess:  Josh Winder struck out three in two shutout innings, giving up one hit.  Hobie Harris struck out five in three perfect innings.  Diego Castillo pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Brandon Eisert pitched a perfect inning, striking out one.

Record:  St. Paul is 21-26, in ninth place, 10.5 games behind Omaha.

SAN ANTONIO MISIONS 1, WICHITA WIND SURGE 0 IN WICHITA

Brandon Valenzuela hit a home run in the seventh for the game's only run.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  Marco Raya struck out six in four shutout innings, giving up no hits and two walks.  Travis Adams struck out four in four innings, giving up one run on three hits and a walk.  Miguel Rodriguez pitched a scoreless innings, walking one and striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Victor Lizarraga pitched five shutout innings, giving up three hits and three walks and striking out four.

Record:  Wichita is 17-25, in fifth (last) place, seven games behind Arkansas.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 6, PEORIA CHIEFS 4 IN PEORIA

Kevin Maitan hit a grand slam in the sixth to break a 1-1 tie.

Multi-hit games:  Jose Salas was 2-for-3 with a double and a walk.  Maitan was 2-for-4 with a home run, two runs, and four RBIs.  Ricardo Olivar was 2-for-4 with a double and a walk.

Home runs:  Maitan (2).

Multi-RBI games:  Maitan 4.

Stolen bases:  Salas (8).

Pitching prowess:  Christian MacLeod struck out four in three innings, giving up one run on two hits and three walks.  Rafael Marcano pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and one walk and striking out one.  Jacob Wosinski struck out two in a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.

Opposition standout:  Won-Bin Cho was 3-for-4 with two RBIs.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 27-15, in first place, a half game ahead of Wisconsin.

DAYTONA TORTUGAS 7, FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 4 IN DAYTONA

Daytona scored four in the fifth to go up 6-1.  Carter Graham hit a three-run double in the inning.

Multi-hit games:  Poncho Ruiz was 2-for-4 with a double.  Maddux Houghton was 2-for-4.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Brandon Winokur (11); Houghton (8).

Pitching prowess:  Ben Ethridge struck out two in 1.2 innings, giving up an unearned run on a hit and a walk.

Opposition standout:  Gabriel Aguilera struck out four in four innings, giving up one run on four hits and a walk.

Record:  Fort Myers is 18-25, in fifth place, twelve games behind Clearwater.

FCL TWINS 5, FCL RED SOX 4 AT TWINS (7 INNINGS)

The Red Sox scored one in the sixth to take a 4-3 lead, but the Twins got two in the bottom of the sixth to go ahead to stay.  Brooks Lee singled home the go-ahead run.

Multi-hit games:  Lee was 3-for-4.  Ricardo Pena was 2-for-3.  Jayson Bass was 2-for-3.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Yasser Mercedes (8); Hendry Chivilli (4).

Pitching prowess:  Cleiber Maldonado struck out two in 1.1 scoreless innings, giving up two hits.

Opposition standout:  Kelvin Diaz was 2-for-2.

Record:  The FCL Twins are 10-4

TODAY'S TILTS

9:00  FCL Twins at FCL Red Sox
5:05  St. Paul (David Festa, 0-1, 3.18) at Buffalo
5:35  Fort Myers (Ross Dunn, 0-0, 2.49) at Daytona
6:05  San Antonio at Wichita (TBD)
7:05  Cedar Rapids (Darren Bowen, 2-2, 4.61) at Peoria

Minor Details: Games of May 21

ST. PAUL SAINTS 3, BUFFALO BISONS 1 IN BUFFALO

Homers by Will Holland and Austin Martin in the fifth inning broke a 1-1 tie.

Multi-hit games:  None.

Home runs:  Holland (3); Martin (1).

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. (12); Holland (8).

Pitching prowess:  Louie Varland pitched six innings, giving up one run on four hits and three walks and striking out three.

Opposition standout:  Hayden Juenger struck out three in two shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk.

Record:  St. Paul is 19-25, in ninth place, 9.5 games behind Omaha.

SAN ANTONIO MISSIONS 3, WICHITA WIND SURGE 2 IN WICHITA

San Antonio scored in the first and led all the way.  Wichita had the bases loaded when the game ended.

Multi-hit games:  Aaron Sabato was 3-for-4.  Andrew Cossetti was 2-for-3 with two walks.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  None.

Stolen bases:  Sabato (2).

Pitching prowess:  Andrew Morris pitched 5.1 innings, giving up two runs on seven hits and striking out three.

Opposition standout:  Jared Kollar pitched five innings, giving up one run on seven hits and striking out four.

Record:  Wichita is 16-23, in fifth (last) place, seven games behind Springfield.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 8, PEORIA CHIEFS 6 IN PEORIA (10 INNINGS)

Ricardo Olivar's RBI single brought home the go-ahead run.

Multi-hit games:  Dalton Shuffield was 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, two runs, and four RBIs.

Home runs:  Shuffield (1).

Mutli-RBI games:  Shuffield 4.

Stolen bases:  None.

Pitching prowess:  A. J. Labas struck out four in two perfect innings.  Ricardo Velez pitched two perfect innings, striking out one.

Opposition standout:  Leonardo Bernal was 2-for-4 with a double.

Record:  Cedar Rapids is 25-14, in second place, a half game behind Wisconsin.

FORT MYERS MIGHTY MUSSELS 7, DAYTONA TORTUGAS 4 IN DAYTONA

Fort Myers scored four in the second inning and led the rest of the way.

Multi-hit games:  Kyle Hess was 2-for-4 with two doubles and two runs.  Poncho Ruiz was 2-for-4 with a double and a walk.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Payton Eeles 2.

Stolen bases:  Hess 2 (3); Byron Chourio (6).

Pitching prowess:  Spencer Bengard struck out eight in six innings, giving up one run on five hits.

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

Record:  Fort Myers is 17-23, tied for fourth with Bradenton, ten games behind Clearwater.

FCL BRAVES 13, FCL TWINS 4 AT BRAVES

Douglas Glod's two-run homer in the fourth gave the Braves a 3-1 lead and they scored in every inning after that.

Multi-hit games:  Yasser Mercedes was 3-for-4 with two triples and two runs.  Dameury Pena was 2-for-4 with three RBIs.

Home runs:  None.

Multi-RBI games:  Pena 3.

Stolen bases:  Yilber Herrera (4); Omari Daniel (3).

Pitching prowess:  None.

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

Record:  The FCL Twins are 8-4, in second place, a half game behind the FCL Pirates.

TODAY'S TILTS

12:05  St. Paul (Randy Dobnak, 3-3, 4.54 at Buffalo
5:35  Fort Myers (TBD) at Daytona
6:35  Cedar Rapids (John Klein, 3-0, 3.03) at Peoria
7:05  San Antonio at Wichita (Zebby Matthews, 1-0, 0.77)