|Rochester||Won, 2-1||OFF DAY||N/A|
|Harrisburg||Won, 8-5||OFF DAY||N/A|
|Wilmington||Lost, 9-3||OFF DAY||N/A|
|Fredericksburg||Won, 7-6||OFF DAY||N/A|
|FCL Nationals||OFF DAY|
|DSL Nationals||OFF DAY|
Rochester 2 Syracuse 1
• Verrett (W, 4-5) 7IP, 2H, 1R, 1ER, 2BB, 6K
• Clippard (H, 1) 1IP, 1H, 0R, 0BB, 1K
• Weems (SV, 11) 1IP, 0H, 0R, 1BB, 0K
• Noll 2-3, R, 2B(20)
• Palacios 1-3, RBI, SB(15)
The Red Wings eked out a 2-1 win on a 4th-inning balk to split the six-game series with the Mets. Logan Verrett picked up his fourth win with seven innings of one-run ball on two hits and two walks while striking out six. Tyler Clippard worked around a hit in the 8th for the hold while Jordan Weems did the same with a walk in the 9th for his 11th save. Jake Noll singled, scored the game-winning run, and hit his 20th double while Josh Palacios singled and stole his 15th base to lead Rochester’s five-hit attack.
Harrisburg 8 Akron 5
• Troop (W, 5-1) 6IP, 5H, 0R, 0BB, 8K
• A. Lee (SV, 1) 1⅓ IP, 1H, 0R, 0BB, 2K, 2-0 IR-S
• A. Young 2-4, R, 2BB, 2-2B, 2RBI
• Perez 2-4, R, BB
• Nogowski 1-2, 2R, 3BB, 3RBI
Harrisburg played the spoiler for Akron as they raced to an early 7-0 lead and held on, 8-5. The loss dropped the RubberDucks into a tie with the Flying Squirrels. which won the first-half title for the E.L. Southwest on the tiebreaker. Alex Troop won for the second time in six starts with his first quality start of six scoreless innings on five hits, no walks, and eight K’s. Andrew Lee stranded two in the 8th and worked around a hiot in the 9th for the save, his first. Andrew Young doubled twice, walked twice, and drove in two while Wilmer Perez singled twice and scored a run to pace the Senators’ offense.
Aberdeen 9 Wilmington 3
• Knowles 4IP, 4H, 1R, 1ER, 0BB, 4K
• C. Romero (L, 3-4) 2+ IP, 3H, 4R, 4ER, 2BB, 3K, 2HR
• Pineda 2-4, R
• Jo. Sánchez 2-4, RBI
The Blue Rocks lost leads of 2-1 and 3-2 before coughing up seven in the 7th for a 9-3 loss in the series finale. Lucas Knowles stepped in for Rodney “He’s Not Hurt, Just Resting; The GM Would Never Lie” Theophile and let in one run on four hits without a walk and four whiffs. Carlos Romero suffered the loss with four runs allowed on three hits, including the game-tying HR in the 6th and a two-run shot in the 7th. Israel Pineda and José Sánchez both went 2-for-4 to lead the seven-hit Wilmington offense.
Fredericksburg 7 Salem 6
• Alvarez 5IP, 9H, 5R, 5ER, 2BB, 6K, WP
• M. Perez (W, 1-2) 2IP, 0H, 0R, 1BB, 2K
• Peterson (SV, 1) 1IP, 1H, 0R, 0BB, 1K
• V. Peña 3-4, 3B(5), 4RBI, SB
• Arias 2-2, 2R, 2BB, RBI, SB
• Infante 2-5, R, 2B, HR
Fredericksburg rallied from an early 4-0 deficit to edge Salem, 7-6, and split the six-game series. Andrew Alvarez stepped in for Andry Lara and had similar results as last Tuesday, manhandled for five runs on nine hits and two walks. Marlon Perez picked up the win in relifer with two scoreless innings while Todd Peterson worked around a hit in the 9th for his first save of ’22. Viandel Peña came up big three times in RISP situations, delivering two RBI singles and a two-run triple while Sammy Infante doubled for the 13th time and homered for the 13th time to power the FredNats comeback.
FCL Nationals (8-6, T2nd, ½ GB, FCL East)
Parity still reigns in the FCL East, as the top five teams are within a game and a half of first place. Thus far, the F-Nats have the fifth-best pitching staff in the FCL (4.21 vs 5.28 R/G lg. avg.) … and the fifth-worst hitters (4.71). This week, the F-Nats take on the two Astros teams for three games (Mon-Tue, Thu) and the Cardinals on Friday and Saturday.
DSL Nationals (8-7, 4th place, 3½ GB, DSL South)
The D-Nats won just once last to drop into 4th place in the nine-team DSL South. Like their counterparts in Florida, the pitching is quite strong — 3.73 R/G vs. 5.43 lg. avg. — but unlike the stateside crew, the DSL hitting is slightly better at 5.53 R/G. This week it’s road games against the Pit-Gold and the Twins on Tuesday and Thursday, and home games against Giants-Black, Blue Jays, and the Rockies on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.