New Hampshire 6 - New Britain 1
Deck McGuire's struggles continue and he dropped his second straight decision. He would go five innings allowing four runs (three earned) on seven hits and five strikeouts. Matt Wright would work 2.1 innings allowing one run on one hit and two strikeouts. Danny Farquhar would close out the last 1.2 innings allowing one run on two hits (one being a home run), two walks, and one strikeout.
Steve Hirschfield got the start for the Rock Cats and would go five innings allowing no runs on four hits, two walks, and four strikeouts. Luis Perdomo would allow the only Fisher Cat run in two innings of work. He would give up four hits and strikeout two. Lester Oliveros would go one innings allowing one walk and strikeout two. Daniel Turpen would work a perfect ninth.
Ryan Goins would be the sole Fisher Cat to collect two hits and Jonathan Diaz would drive in the only New Hampshire run. Chris Colabello (NBR) would lead all hitters going 2-3 with a double, homerun, and drive in four runs. Chris Hermann and Pedro Florimon would both add two hits apiece.
Binghamton 3 - Portland 4
The B-Mets would jump out early, but the bullpen falters late and gives up the game.
Binghamton jumped all over Portland's starter Chris Hernandez and took advantage of poor defense to put up three runs in the first frame. Hernandez would finish the game after five innings allowing six hits (one homerun), no earned runs, one walk, and three strikeouts. Eammon Portice would go one inning allowing three hits, one walk, and one strikeout. Caleb Clay would pick up the win, going two perfect innings. Aaron Kurcz would get his first save of the year, working a perfect ninth and striking out two.
Zach Wheeler (Mets) would not factor in the decision after going six innings allowing one run on five hits, no walks, and nine strikeouts. Erik Turgen would get the loss going 1.2 innings allowing three runs on four hits (two home runs) and one strikeout. Bradley Holt would work a third of an inning and strikeout one.
Jaun Carlos Linares would lead the Sea Dog hitters going 2-4 with a home run and two runs batted in. Oscar Tejada would add two hits as well for Portland and Bryce Brentz would hit the other home run. Pedro Zapata and Matt Den Dekker would collect two hits apiece, hitting a triple and double respectively. Eric Campbell would go 1-3 driving in all three runs with a homerun.
Altoona 6 - Richmond 0
Altoona took advantage of two timely Richmond errors to even the series.
Nathan Baker got the start for Altoona in the second game of the series and was near un-hittable. He would go six innings allowing two hits, no runs, three walks, and one strikeout. Victor Black would work one inning of near perfect relief, allowing one hit and striking out one. Tim Alderson would go the last two innings allowing two hits and striking out three.
Chris Heston would fight to get to six innings allowing three runs (two earned) on four hits, two walks, and five strikeouts. Jake Dunning would get shelled in his only inning of work, allowing three runs on three hits and two walks. Edwin Quirarte would go two innings allowing two hits and one strikeout.
Matt Curry would be the only Altoona hitter to pick up two hits. Ramon Cabrera would drive in two runs as a pinch hitter. Ehire Adrianza, Chris Dominguez, Wes Hodges, and Ryan Cavan would collect the lone hits for Richmond.
Bowie 2 - Erie 6
Bowie scores early but the bullpen can not hold the game late.
Zack Segovia got the start for Erie and would go six inning allowing two runs (one earned) on four hits (one home run), two walks, and two strikeouts. Michael Morrison would pick up the win going two innings in relief allowing one hit, two walk, and striking out one. Kenny Faulk would allow one hit in his one inning of work.
Cole McCurry (Bowie) would go 5.1 innings allowing two runs on five hits (one home run), one walk, and four strikeouts. Ross Wolf would be the first out of the bullpen for the Bay Sox. He would be near perfect walking one and striking out two in 1.2 innings of work. Wynn Pelzer would get the loss as he would allow two runs on one hit, one walk, and one strike out in two-thirds of an inning of work. Pedro Viola would not have much luck either. In his one-third of an inning of work he would allow two runs on two hits (one home run) and one strikeout.
Jordan Lennerton (Erie) would lead all hitters going 2-4 with a home run and driving in two. Brandon Douglas would collect two hits for the SeaWolves as well. Caleb Joseph (Bowie) would go 1-4 with a home run and Robbie Widlansky would be the only Bowie hitter to collect two hits.
Reading 3 - Harrisburg 6
Harrisburg rides a three-run seventh inning to put away the game late.
Reading would jump out early against the Senators starter Daniel Rosenbaum, but he would settle down and work 6.2 innings. He would allow three runs (two earned) on six hits and six strikeouts. Hector Nelo would get the win in his 1.1 innings of one-hit, two strikeout relief. Pat Lehman got his third save of the year going one inning and striking out one.
David Buchanan would go six innings for Reading, allowing three runs on seven hits (one home run) and two strikeouts. J.C. Ramierez would get the loss going two innings allowing three runs (no earned), one walk, and striking out two.
Eury Perez, Tim Pahuta, and Josh Johnson would each collect two hits apiece for Harrisburg. Pahuta and Jesus Valdez would both drive in two runs. Michael Spindale would be the sole R-Phil to collect two hits.
Trenton 1 - Akron 2
Akron would score two runs in the fifth inning to win this pitchers duel.
Steven Wright got the start for Akron and would up his record to 1-1 on the season. He went 5.2 innings allowing one run on two hits, four walks, and seven strikeouts. Toru Murara would work 1.1 innings in relief, allowing two hits. Coldy Allen would work two perfect innings to close out the game, striking out two along the way.
Cory Arbiso would do his part to keep Trenton in the game late. He pitched four innings of five hit, no run ball. He would walk one and strikeout three. Preston Claiborne would get the loss in his two innings of work. He would allow two runs on four hits, one walk, and three strikeouts. Ryan Flannery would work two perfect innings to close out the game, striking out two along the way.
Walter Ibarra would be the long Thunder batter to collect two hits. Tim Fedroff and Nick Welgarz would collect two hits apiece for Akron.
Bowie Baysox -
Released OF Edgardo Baez
Trenton Thunder -
Chase Whitley assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees
Akron Aeros -
Michel Hernandez assigned to Columbus Clippers
New Hampshire Fisher Cats -
LHP Evan Crawford recalled to Toronto Blue Jays