|Syracuse||Lost, 3-1||@ Gwinnett,
|Fedde (2-2, 4.91) vs.
Allard (4-1, 2.00)
|Harrisburg||Lost, 5-3||@ Richmond,
|Darnell (3-3, 4.10) vs.
Taylor (8-1, 3.95)
|Potomac||Lost, 4-2||@ Lynchburg,
|Crowe (7-0, 2.63) vs.
Morgan (2-0, 1.96)
|Hagerstown||Won 3-1||@ Delmarva,
|Johnston (0-2, 3.56) and
Stoeckinger (2-4, 7.04) vs.
Dietz (5-1, 2.91) and
Burke (1-2, 5.81)
Charlotte 3 Syracuse 1
• Milone 6IP, 2H, R, ER, 3BB, 8K
• Goforth (L, 2-2) 1IP, 3H, 2R, 2ER, BB, 0K
• Wilson 1-2, BB
• Gosewich 1-3, RBI
Charlotte scored twice in the 7th to snap a 1-1 tie and hand Syracuse a 3-1 loss in the series finale. Tommy Milone spun six innings of one-run ball on two hits and three walks while fanning eight. David Goforth coughed up the game-winning runs on three hits and a walk in his single inning pitched. Jacob Wilson was the sole Chief to reach base twice while Tuffy Gosewich broke up the shutout with an RBI single in the 3rd.
Binghamton 5 Harrisburg 3
• Estevez (L, 0-3) 1⅔ IP, 5H, 5R, 5ER, 3BB, 0K, HR
• Self 2⅓ IP, 2H, 0R, BB, 0K, 2-0 IR-S
• Gutierrez 2-4, R, BB, RBI
• Reistetter 2-4, 2RBI
The Rumble Ponies stampeded Wirkin “For the Weekend” Estevez for all five runs in the first two innings and held on for a 5-3 win over the Senators. Estevez gave up five hits and three walks over an inning and 2/3rds. Derek Self stranded two while getting out of the 2nd, then pitched two more scoreless. The Harrisburg ‘pen combined for six and 1/3rd scoreless innings. The offense rallied for two in the 6th and one in the 7th, led by Kelvin Gutierrez and Matt Reistetter, who both went 2-for-4 and combined for all three RBI.
Frederick 4 Potomac 2
• Sharp (L, 4-3) 6⅔ IP, 7H, 4R, 4ER, 0BB, 1K, HR
• McKinney 1⅓ IP, 0H, 0R, 3BB, 2K
• Kieboom 2-4, R, 2B
• Keller 2-4, 2B
Frederick avoided the sweep with a 4-2 win vs. Potomac in the series finale. Sterling Sharp pitched into the 7th but was hit hard – four doubles and homer – and was charged with all four Keys runs on seven hits. He walked none and fanned one while losing for the third time. Carter Kieboom and Alec Keller led the P-Nats attack with each connecting for a a single and double.
Hagerstown 3 Lakewood 1
• Romero 2⅔ IP, 3H, R, ER, BB, 6K, HR, HBP, 61-36 PIT-K
• Lee (W, 2-0) 5⅓ IP, 0H, 0R, 2BB, 8K
• Bogucki (SV, 3) 1IP, 0H, 0R, 2BB, 1K
• Garcia 2-4, R, 2B, RBI
• Freeman 1-3, R, 2B, BB
Three pitchers combined for 15 K’s as the suns took the series finale, 3-1. Seth Romero struck out two before he was smoked for a HR. He finished with three hits allowed, six whiffs, and a walk over two and 2/3rds innings. Andrew Lee got the last out in the 3rd and went five more scoreless and hitless innings. He walked two and fanned a career-best eight. Hagerstown got the deciding runs in the bottom of the 8th to make a winner out of Lee, with Cole Freeman drawing a two-out walk and scoring ahead of Luis Garcia’s double. Garcia came around on Aldrem Corredor’s single. A.J. Bogucki cordero’d through the 9th with two walks but stranded both to get the save, his third.