Louisville edged out the IronPigs in a barn burner, winning 10-9. Tim Crabbe got the start for the Bats, and couldn't make it out of the 3rd inning. He gave up 4 runs (2 earned) in 2.2 innings on 3 hits and 3 walks, while striking out 2. Nick Christiani followed Crabbe, and gave up 3 in 2.1 innings. He was followed by Carlos MarmLOL, who I kind of forgot the Reds had signed. He gave up a pair of runs in 2 innings. Fortunately, the offense. Chris "After the Rain" Nelson drove in 5 runs on 3 well placed singles, and Thomas "The Train" Neal went 2-4 with 2 doubles and 2 ribeyes. Up Next: Josh Smith (6-1, 3.31 ERA) faces off against Lehigh Valley in the series finale tonight at 7:05 ET.
Pensacola smothered the Biscuits, beating Montgomery 13-2. Juan Duran was hungry like the wolf, going 4-4 with a pair of wangers and 3 RsBI. The other Juan, Silverio, had a nice night as well, going 2-4 with a double and a dinger. Moose Mattair went 1-5 with 4 strikeouts and a 2-run long one. Daniel Corcino, who has been on a bit of a hot streak as of late, tossed 6 innings of 5-hit ball, giving up a run, while walking 1 and striking out 5 batters. Carlos "Quite" Contreras made his first appearance back from an injury that kept him on the shelf during the month of May. He threw a scoreless inning of relief, striking out 2. Up Next: Bobby Steve (2-5, 3.39 ERA) goes a-plunderin' at 8:05 ET.
Bakersfield beat up on the Stockton Ports, and won 9-5. Seth Mejias-Brean went 3-4 with a double and a 3-run casserole. Kyle Waldrop smacked a pair of doubles on a 2-4 night and Jesse Winker went 2-4 with no doubles. Drew Cisco struck out 6 with no walks in 5 innings, but gave up 5 runs on 7 hits. Up Next: Mike Dennhardt (3-3, 5.27 ERA) takes the hill as the Blaze roll in to Rancho Cucamonga at 10:05 ET.
Dayton split a partial double header in Bowling Green, losing 4-3 in the reconvened game and then winning a 7 inning affair 7-4. Ismael Guillon started the game on Wednesday, and threw a scoreless inning before the game was postponed. Dan Langfield threw 3 innings last night, giving up an unearned run, while striking out 3 batters. JamRod McGruder went 2-5, and Jon Matthews went 3-4 with 2 runs batted in. In the nightcap, Amir Garrett struck out 7 in 5.2 innings pitched, but gave up 4 runs on 6 hits and a walk. The Hot Rods helped out the Dragons, by committing 3 errors, leading to 3 unearned runs. Brandon Dailey went 2-2 with a home run and a walk, and Phil Ervin went 1-4 with an RBI. Up Next: Nick Travieso (6-2, 3.17 ERA) looks to stall out the Hot Rods at 8:05 ET.