|Rochester||Lost, 14-1||vs. St. Paul, 6:05 p.m.||Irvin (1-2, 6.35) vs. De Leon (0-0, 3.14)|
|Harrisburg||Lost, 5-2||vs. Somerset, 12 p.m.||Parker (0-1, 10.04) vs Fitts (0-2, 7.36)|
|Wilmington||Won, 7-3||vs. Aberdeen, 6:35 p.m.||Alvarez (1-0, 3.86) vs. TBD|
|Fredericksburg||Lost, 9-3||@ Lynchburg, 6:30 p.m.||Susana (0-1, 4.66) vs. A. Peterson (0-2, 3.12)|
St. Paul 14 Rochester 1
• Adon (L, 1-2) 4⅓ IP, 7H, 4R, 4ER, 3BB, 4K, HR, WP
• Moreno 1IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 1K
• Hill 1-4, R, HR, RBI
• Plawecki 0-2, 2BB
Red Wings pitchers couldn’t throw the shutout necessary to win with a grand total of four hits as Rochester dropped its fifth straight, 14-1. Losing pitcher Joan Adon was knocked from the box in the 5th, charged with four runs on seven hits (one HR) and three walks while striking out four. All six runners inherited by Red Wings relievers were let in with Gerson Moreno throwing the only clean inning. Derek Hill broke up the shutout bid with a solo HR in the 8th while Kevin Plawecki drew two of the six Rochester walks on the night. Roster moves: RHP Paolo Espino activated from the 7-Day I.L.; RHP Franklyn Kilome released.
Somerset 5 Harrisburg 2
• Rutledge (L, 1-1) 6IP, 7H, 5R, 5ER, 1BB, 5K, 2HR,
• Schaller 2IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 1K
• Millas 0-0, 4BB, RBI
• Tostado 1-3, R, BB
Somerset broke this one open early with a run in the 1st and four in the 2nd to hand Harrisburg a 5-2 loss in the opener. Starter Jackson Rutledge stayed in for six innings, giving up all five Patriots runs on seven hits (two HR). He walked one and struck out while taking the loss. Reid Schaller and Orlando Ribalta combined for three no-hit innings in relief, but so did Somerset’s firemen. The Senators were held to four hits and six walks – four by Drew Millas – with José Sánchez delivering the one (1) hit in eight RISP chances for an RBI single in the 2nd. Roster moves: OF Donovan Casey reassigned from Rochester; OF Justin Connell placed on the Developmental List.
Wilmington 7 Aberdeen 3
• Huff (W, 1-1) 5IP, 4H, 1R, 1ER, 0BB, 5K
• M. Perez (SV, 1) ⅔ IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 1K, 3-0 IR-S
• J. Young 2-4, R, 3SB
• Wood 1-3, 2R, BB, 2B, OF assist @ HP
• White 1-3, 2R, BB, HR, 2RBI
The Blue Rocks put up three-spots in both the 1st and 4th innings as they shot down the IronBirds, 7-3. Chance Huff picked up the win with five innings of one-run ball on four hits, no walks, and five whiffs. Marlon Perez wriggled out of a bases-loaded, one-out jam in the 9th with no runs scoring to earn the save. T.J. White scored twice and drove in two on his first HR of the season while Jacob Young singled twice and stole three bases to lead the Wilmington offense. Roster moves: C Ivan Murzi reassigned from XST.
Lynchburg 9 Fredericksburg 3
• Bennett (L, 0-2) 2⅔ IP, 4H, 6R, 1ER, 1BB, 1K, HR, HBP
• Caceres 3IP, 3H, 1R, 0ER, 3BB, 4K, 1-0 IR-S
• Cox 2-4, R, SB(5), E
• House 2-5, 2B, RBI, E
Lynchburg had no problems solving Jake Bennett on their second look as they tripled up Fredericksburg, 9-3. Huff lost for the second time in four starts, giving up six runs (one earned) on four hits, including a grand slam while walking one and striking out one. The FredNats committed seven errors by seven players to render six of their nine runs unearned. Brady House singled, doubled, and drove in a run while Brenner Cox singled twice, scored a run, and stole a base to lead the six-hit, seven-walk offense.