|Rochester||Won, 2-0||vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 6:05 p.m.||Cavalli (1-2, 6.23) vs. Krook (1-2, 1.96)|
|Harrisburg||Won, 6-1||@ Bowie, 7:05 p.m.||Fuentes (1-1, 3.43) vs. Peek (0-1, 3.71)|
|Wilmington||Won, 3-2||vs. Bowling Green, 6:35 p.m.||Cate (1-1, 5.40) vs. Wiles (0-0, 6.00)|
|@ Lynchburg, 6:30 p.m.||Collins (1-0, 3.55) vs. Miller (0-1, 4.50)|
Rochester 2 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 0
• Tetreault (W, 1-2) 5⅔ IP, 3H, 0R, 0BB, 4K, PO @ 1B
• Baldonado (H, 1) ⅓ IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 0K, 3-0 IR-S
• Edwards (SV, 2) 1IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 1K
• García 2-4, 2R, 3B, HR, RBI
• Freeman 1-3, 2B
Manager Matt Lecroy emptied the Red Wings ‘pen, sending out five relievers to execute a five-hit, 2-0 shutout of the RailRiders. Jackson Tetreault got the party started with just three hits allowed over five and 2/3rds, with no walks and four whiffs. Patrick Murphy did what he could to break up the shutout, with a single and two walks issued with two out in the 7th before Alberto Baldonado came on to strand all three runners. Reed Garrett worked around a hit in the 8th for the hold and Carl Edwards Jr. pitched a 1-2-3 ninth for the save. Luis García tripled and homered and scored both runs, waiting for the light to dawn over Marblehead (a.k.a. GM Mike Rizzo).
Roster moves: RHP Luis Reyes placed on the Developmental List.
Harrisburg 6 Bowie 1
• Henry 2⅔ IP, 1H, 1R, 1ER, 5BB, 4K, 71-36 PIT-K
• A. Lee (W, 2-1) 3IP, 2H, 0R, 4BB, 4K, 3-1 IR-S
• Cronin (H, 3) 1⅓ IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 0K, 2-0 IR-S
• Hubbard 4-4, R, 2B HR, 4RBI
• Connell 1-3, 2R, BB, 2B
• Cluff 1-3, R, BB, SB
Harrisburg’s Dondrei Hubbard continues to impress in his first season of affiliated ball, going 4-for-4 with a double, a homer, and four RBI in a 6-1 win over Bowie. Cole Henry struggled for the first time this season, walking five of 14 batters faced while giving up a run and a hit over two and 2/3rds. He struck out four. The Original Lee (Andrew) came on in relief and got the next nine out for the win. Justin Connell and Jackson Cluff both went 1-for-3 with a walk, with Connell collecting a double and Cluff stealing his second base.
Wilmington 3 Bowling Green 2
• Irvin 4IP, 2H, 0R, BB, 2K,
• Schlabach (BS, 1) 1IP, 2H, 1R, 1ER, 1BB, 0K, WP
• Brzykcy (W, 3-0) 1⅓ IP, 2H, 1R, 1ER, 1BB, 4K
• Mendoza 2-4, 2B, RBI
• Antuna 2-5, 2R, 2B, HR, RBI
• Strohschein OF assist at HP
Drew Mendoza broke up the Star Trek Convention with an RBI double in the 6th and Yasel Antuna walked off the Hot Rods in the 9th with his second HR for a 3-2 Blue Rocks win. Jake Irvin tossed four scoreless for his second straight four-inning outing, allowing two hits and a walk while fanning two. Ike Schlabach lost a 1-0 lead with a run in the 7th for the blown save while Zach Brzykcy won his third game in relief as he got the last four outs by way of the K, though he gave up the tying run in the 9th. Wilmington outhit Bowling Green 11-8 but was a woeful 2-for-12 with RISP. Israel Pineda and Omar Mergildo joined Mendoza and Antuna in having multiple hits.
Lynchburg 10 Fredericksburg 7 – GAME ONE
• Rutledge 3IP, 7H, 5R, 5ER, 2BB, 3K, HR, WP
• González (L, 0-1) ⅔ IP, 2H, 5R, 5ER, 2BB, 0K, HBP, WP
• V. Peña 1-2, R, 2B, BB
• De La Rosa 2-4, 2RBI
• Boissiere 2-4, RBI
Jackson Rutledge emerged from witness protection and got whacked by Lynchburg for five runs on seven hits (one HR) and two walks as the Hillcats outslugged the Fred Nats, 10-7. The loss went to Pedro González, as the 21-y.o. Panamanian retired just two of seven batters, giving up the remaining five runs on two hits, two walks, and a Victor Robles. Jeremy De La Rosa and Branden Boissiere both went 2-for-4 and combined for three RBI to lead the Fredericksburg offense.
Fredericksburg 9 Lynchburg 1 – GAME TWO
• Thoephile (W, 3-0) 5IP, 4H, R, ER, 0BB, 10K, HR, WP
• Sinclair 1IP, 1H, 0R, 0BB, 2K
• J. Young 2-3, 2R, BB, 2B, RBI, SB(10)
• De La Rosa 2-3, 2R, BB, 2-2B, SB
• Millas 2-4, R, HR, 4RBI, CS
In the nightcap, it was all the FredNats as Rodney Theophile set a new career-high with 10K in a 9-1 declawing of the Hillcats. Theophile gave up a run on a homer and four hits total over five innings for his third win, most in the Nats minors by a starting pitcher. Jacob Young and Jeremy De La Rosa combined for four hits, four runs, three doubles, two walks, and two stolen bases as Fredericksburg squeezed nine runs from eight hits and six walks.
ICYMI: Brady House was placed on the I.L. on Wednesday. No further details are available.