|Rochester||Lost, 12-1||OFF DAY||Hinkey-dinkey, parley voo|
|Harrisburg||Lost, 2-0||OFF DAY||Cheer up the face|
|Wilmington||Won, 4-3||OFF DAY||The season’s almost thru|
|Fredericksburg||Won, 8-7 (13 inn.)||OFF DAY||Burma Shave|
Worcester 12 Rochester 1
• Muñoz (L, 2-5) 4IP, 4H, 5R, 5ER, 4BB, 2K, HR, WP
• La Sorsa 1IP, 1H, 0R, 0BB, 2K
• Hill 2-4
• Martin 1-4, 3B, RBI
Roddery Muñoz extended his streak of “dirty” (i.e., not clean) outings to seven as the (ugh) Woo Sox pounded him again for five runs in a 12-1 demolition of the Red Wings and took the series, 4-2. The 23-y.o. gave up four hits (one HR) and four walks while pitching four full innings for the second time for Rochester. Richie Martin broke up the shutout bid with an RBI triple in the 2nd while Derek Hill singled twice in his return from I.L. to lead the Red Wings’ seven-hit, one-walk offense. Roster moves: OF Derek Hill activated from the 7-day I.L.; OF Blake Rutherford optioned from Washington.
Reading 2 Harrisburg 0
• Herz (L, 1-2) 5IP, 3H, 2R, 2ER, 4BB, 7K, PTV, PO @ 1B
• Rainey 1IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 0K
• Fox 1-3
• Crews 1-4
Harrisburg was shut out for the 11th time this season, 2-0 by Reading. DJ Herz turned in five innings of two-run ball on three hits and four walks while striking out seven, but took the loss. Four relievers combined for four scoreless innings but the offense managed just two singles (Dylan Crews and Lucius Fox) and two walks (Terone Harris). The Senators lost the series, 4-2. Roster moves: RHP Odalvi Javier activatede from Developmental List; RHP Nash Walters placed on the 7-Day I.L.
Wilmington 4 Jersey Shore 3
• Luckham 6IP, 5H, 2R, 2ER, 1BB, 3K, 2WP
• Donovan (W, 1-0) 1IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 2K
• Peterson (SV, 5) 1IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 0K
• V. Peña 2-3, 2R, 2B, 2RBI
• Infante 2-3, R, 2B
The Blue Rocks rallied for three in the bottom of the 8th to erase a 3-1 deficit and take the game, 4-3, and the series, 4-2. Kyle Luckham made his 22nd start and had his sixth quality start of two runs on five hits and a walk over six innings. He struck out three and was rewarded with his 12th no-decision. Dakota Donovan got credit for the win for a goose egg in the 8th while Todd Peterson matched him with donut in the 9th for his 5th save. Viandel Peña singled, doubled, scored twice, and drove in two runs, as did Yohandy Morales with a groundout in the 1st and an RBI single to lead the Wilmington offense.
Fredericksburg 8 Salem 7 (13 inn.)
• L. Young 5IP, 4H, 3R, 3ER, 1BB, 10K, PTV
• M. Diaz (BS, 1; W, 2-1) 2IP, 3H, 2R, 0ER, 1BB, 0K
• Simpson (SV, 2) 1IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 0K
• Brown 3-6, 2B, RBI
• Vaquero 2-4, R, 3BB, 2RBI
• McHenry 2-7, 2B, 2RBI
The Fredericksburg ‘pen faltered in the 9th…and the 10th, 11th, and the 12th, but held in the 13th for an 8-7 win that secured a 4-2 series win. Luke Young struck out a career-high of ten over five innings, but gave up three runs on four hits and a walk. He was still in line for the win when Thomas Schultz let in the tying run in the bottom of the 9th. The “W” would go to Jared Simpson, the only FredNat reliever to give up neither hit nor a run as he retired the side in order in the 13th for his second save. Gavin Dugas singled twice and doubled once while Cristhian Vaquero reached base five times with three walks and two singles while driving in two runs as the FredNats totaled 13 hits on the afternoon.