|Rochester||Lost, 10-2||vs. Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m.||Tetreault (2-2, 3.86) vs. Eastman (0-3, 4.73)|
|@ Portland, 1 p.m.||TBD vs. TBD|
|Wilmington||Lost, 5-2||vs. Jersey Shore, 6:35 p.m.||Shuman (1-0, 2.92) vs. Je. Brown (1-2, 4.50)|
|Fredericksburg||Lost, 6-4||@ Delmarva, 7:05 p.m.||A. Lara (0-2, 5.56) vs. De Los Santos (1-3, 1.97)|
Lehigh Valley 10 Rochester 2
• Sharp (L, 1-1) 4IP, 7H, 6R, 5ER, 1BB, 7K, HR
• Garrett 1IP, 0H, 0R, ER, 1BB, 3K
• Fox 3-4, R, HR, 2RBI
• Barrera 1-3, 2B
Lehigh Valley broke a 2-2 tie with a four-run 4th and cruised to 10-2 win over Rochester. Sterling Sharp struck out a season high of seven but also gave up a season-worst six runs (five earned) on seven hits and a walk to take the loss. Lucius Fox singled twice, homered, and drove in two while Tres Barrera and Richard Urena both doubled to lead the Red Wings’ offense.
Harrisburg 7 Portland 2 – GAME ONE
• Herrera (W, 3-2) 7IP, 6H, 2R, 2ER, 0BB, 5K, HR
• Longo 2-3, 2R, HR, 3RBI, SB
• Hubbard 2-3, 2R, 3B, RBI
• Lindsly 1-2, BB, 2B, RBI
The Senators broke open a 2-1 gave with a five-run 6th to take the opener, 7-2. Roland Herrera, who flirted with a no-no in his last start, became the first pitcher to log a complete game, going all seven innings and allowing both Sea Dogs runs on six hits (one HR) and no walks. He struck out five while earning his third win. Mitch Longo singled, homered, and drove in three while Dondrei Hubbard singled and tripled to pace the Harrisburg offense.
Harrisburg 3 Portland 1 (8 inn.) – GAME TWO
• Fuentes 5IP, 3H, R, ER, 0BB, 3K, WP
• Clemmer (W, 1-0) 2IP, 1H, 0R, 1BB, 1K
• Brill (SV, 9) 1IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 0K
• Cluff 2-3, 2R, HR, RBI
• Flores 2-4, RBI
Jackson Cluff homered to tie it at 1-1 in the 5th and scored the insurance run in the 8th as Harrisburg completed the doubleheader sweep of Portland with a 3-1 win. Steven Fuentes tossed five innings of one-run ball on three hits, no walks, and three whiffs. Cluff and Jecksson Flores had two hits apiece while Wilson Garcia doubled and Jake Alu singled to comprise the Sens’ six-hit effort.
Roster moves: LHP Evan Lee placed on 7-Day I.L., retroactive to May 18; RHP Franklyn Kilome reassigned from XST.
Jersey Shore 5 Wilmington 2
• Cate (L, 2-2) 4IP, 6H, 4R, 4ER, 0BB, 4K, WP
• Kirian 2IP, 1H, 0R, 0BB, 2K
• Barley 2-4, 2B, SB
• Méndez 1-4, R, HR, RBI
Tim Cate bookended his four innings with crooked numbers as the BlueClaws tied up the series with a 5-2 win over the Blue Rocks. Cate let in four runs on six hits without a walk and fanned four as he lost his second game. Michael Kirian led a trio of relievers to combine for five innings of one-run relief, but the offense did not take advantage. Jordy Barley singled and doubled while Ricardo Méndez homered to account for three of the six Wilmington hits.
Roster moves: LHP Tim Cate MiLB rehab ended, demoted from Harrisburg; LHP Lucas Knowles placed on 3-Day T.I.L.
Delmarva 6 Fredericksburg 4
• Rutledge (L, 0-2) 2⅔ IP, 6H, 6R, 6ER, BB, 4K, 2WP
• Greenhill 2⅓ IP, 2H, 0R, 0BB, 2K, 1-0 IR-S
• J. Young 2-5, R, SB
• Berríos 1-4, R, HR, 3RBI
A 4-0 lead after a 1/2 inning was too little support for Jackson Rutledge, as Delmarva got six runs against him to take their fourth straight over Fredericksburg, 6-4. Rutledge was savaged for six hits over two and 2/3rds innings. He gave up a walk, threw two wild pitches, and struck out four. The FredNats ‘pen combined five and 1/3rd scoreless innings of relief, but the Shorebirds pitchers were equal to the task as they put up eight straight goose eggs after the 1st. Jacob Young singled twice, scored, and swiped his 16th bag (T2nd in the Carolina League) while Allan Berríos smacked a three-run HR in his third game back in the lineup.