|Syracuse||Lost, 6-3||@ Rochester,
|Cole (3-2, 5.47) vs.
Wheeler (1-1, 1.80)
|Harrisburg||Lost, 4-0||vs. Akron,
|Lopez (0-3, 4.13) vs.
Polanco (AA debut)
|Potomac||Lost, 3-2 (10 inn.)||@ Winston-Salem,
|Valdez (4-1, 3.79) vs.
Stephens (0-4, 5.40)
|Hagerstown||Lost, 5-1||vs. Kannapolis,
|Rodriguez (2-2, 4.45) vs.
Banks (6-0, 2.48)
Indianapolis 6 Syracuse 3
• Espino 7IP, 6H, 3R, 3ER, BB, 10K, HR
• Davis (L, 3-1) 1⅓ IP, 1H, 2R, 2ER, 2BB, K
• Turner 2-5, R, 3B
• Severino 2-3, 2B, BB, 2RBI
Rafael Soriano J.C. Gutierrez coughed up the game-winning three-run homer to the first batter he faced in the 9th as the Indians doubled up the Chiefs, 6-3 and earn a 2-2 series split. Erik Davis was charged with the loss after issuing back-to-back walks before getting an out on a botched sacrifice. Paolo Espino struck out 10 and let in the first three on six hits and a walk over seven innings. Pedro Severino walked, doubled in two, and singled while Trea Turner singled and tripled to lead the Syracuse offense.
Akron 4 Harrisburg 0
• Mapes (L, 5-2) 6IP, 6H, 3R, 3ER, 3BB, 3K, HR
• Simms 2IP, 0H, 0R, BB, 3K
• Bautista 1-4
• Difo 1-4, SB
Harrisburg was shut out on three hits by two Akron pitchers for a 4-0 loss. Tyler Mapes was dinged for single runs in the 1st, 2nd, and 6th and gave up six hits and three walks total as he lost his second game. John Simms followed with two scoreless innings of relief before Akron got an insurance run in the 9th against Gilberto Mendez. Rafael Bautista, Wilmer Difo, and Neftali Soto each singled while Brendan Webb walked to comprise the Sens offense,
Carolina 3 Potomac 2 (10 inn.)
• Reyes 6IP, 5H, 2R, 2ER, 2BB, 3K
• Ross 2IP, 1H, 0R, 3BB, 2K
• Thomas (L, 1-2) ⅓+ IP, 2H, R, ER, 2IBB, 1K
• Keller 2-4, RBI
• Mesa 1-3, R, BB, HR, RBI
Potomac dug out of a 2-0 hole with single runs in the 6th and 7th but fell in the 10th, 3-2 and lost the series to Carolina, 2-1. Luis Reyes turned in a quality start of two runs allowed on five hits and two walks over six innings. He struck out three. The loss went to Justin Thomas, who struck out the last batter of the 9th, then gave up a leadoff triple in the 10th. After issuing a pair of intentional walks and setting up a five-man infield, Carolina’s Joel Edgerton lined one into LF for the gamewinner. Alec Keller led the P-Nats attack with a pair of singles and an RBI while Narciso Mesa started the comeback with a solo HR.
Kannapoliis 5 Hagerstown 1
• Avila (L, 1-2) 5IP, 4H, 2R, 2ER, 0BB, 7K, HR
• Torres 1IP, 1H, 0R, BB, 0K
• Ripken 2-4
• Sagdal 1-2, 2B, BB
Kannapolis got a two-run HR in the 1st and never looked back as they defeated Hagerstown, 5-1. Pedro Avila lost for the second time despite putting up four goose eggs afterwards and allowing four hits and no walks while striking out seven over five innings. The Suns were held to just five hits and two walks, with just two batters reaching base twice – Ryan Ripken (two singles) and Ian Sagdal (double and a walk).