Louisville beat Toledo 5-2. Mike Hessman went 2-4, slugging a double and a dinger, while Billy Quix went 2-4 with 2 singles and a stolen base. Lil' Volquez flirted with danger, lasting only 3.2 innings, walking 5 and giving up 4 hits, with 3 strikeouts, but kept the Mudhens to only 1 run. Up Next: Yohan Pino (4-7, 3.25 ERA) takes on Toledo at 7:05.
Pensacola fell 2-1 to the Huntsville Stars. Bob Steve was a little wild early on, but settled down to finish with a 5-hit performance in 5 innings, striking out 8 while walking 3, giving up 1 unearned run. Mike Costanzo drove in the only Wahoos run, going 1-3 with a walk, and Hedy LaMarre stretched out a triple on 1-4 night. Up Next: Carlos Contreras (2-2, 2.81 ERA) faces off against the Birmingham Barons at 8.
Bakersfield found themselves on the smiling side of a 2-1 scoreboard. Jake Johnson tossed 4.2 innings of 1-run ball, with 3 K and 3 BB. Juan Silva went 2-3 with a double and an RBI. Up Next: Fabulous Fabian Williamson (1-1, 5.14 ERA) squares off against San Jose at 10:15.
Dayton rode a 5-run 4th inning to a 5-3 victory over Lake County. Beau Amaral made the most of his one hit on a 1-4 night, honking a salami on rye in the 4th inning. Drew Cisco looked sharp giving up 2 runs, walking none with 6 K in as many innings. Up Next: Sal "Show Me the CarFax" Romano (7-9, 4.66 ERA) takes the hill in Lake County at 7.
Billings got slaughtered by the Chukars, losing 10-3. "Who Shot" J.R. Reynolds had the only multi-hit night, going 2-4 with a double, and Ronald "Here Is" Bueno went 1-5 with a triple. Zack Weiss got tagged for 4 runs in 3 innings, and Jose Guzman gave up 5 before making it out of the 4th. Up Next: Junior Morillo (1-2, 3.00 ERA) takes the hill against Idaho Falls at 9.
The AZL Reds lost 3-2 to the Baby Snakes in 12 innings. The Reds took a 2-1 lead in the top of the 12th, but Wagner Gomez gave up a walk off wanger. Dalton Carter provided the only real offensive performance of note, going 2-5 with a double and a honker. Up Next: More Reds Snakes action at 10.