- Louisville won 4-2 against Indianapolis behind another strong start by Matt Maloney. Maloney struck out 7 in 6 innings of work, only giving up 2 runs on 5 hits. Carlos Fisher and Jon Adkins pitched 2 and 1 perfect innings respectively to close out the game for the Bats. Chris Valaika led the way for the Bats offense with two hits, including a triple, and Todd Frazier hit a 2-run shot for his first home run of the season. Up next: CHAPMANIA ALERT: Aroldis Chapman takes on Columbus at 7:05 in his first home start of the year.
- Carolina lost 8-4 to Montgomery, as Dallas Buck got roughed up early. He gave up 7 runs and didn't get out of the 3rd inning. Kris Negron and Jake Kahaulelio added multiple hits for the Mudcats. Up next: COCHRANIA ALERT: Tom Cochran takes on Montgomery at 7:15.
- Lynchburg got hammered 7-2 by Salem. Curtis Partch struck out 6 in 5 innings, but gave up 4 runs, even though only one of them was earned. Dave Sappelt and Enrique Rojas had two hits each to spark the offense, but it wasn't nearly enough. Up next: Brad Boxberger takes on Frederick at 7.
- Dayton lost a crazy one to Fort Wayne 5-4, despite tying the game in the top of the 9th. Ezequiel Infante gave up the winning run in the 9th without recording an out in the inning. Brian Pearl's start wasn't too bad, giving up 2 runs in 5 innings while striking out 4 and walking nobody. The Dragons lost despite 14 hits, including 3 by Andrew Means and 2 hits and a home run by Mariekson Gregorius, his first of the season. Byron Wiley, Chris Richburg, Kevin Coddington, and Frank Pfister all had multiple hits for the Dragons, but they couldn't score more than 4 runs. Up next: J.C. Sulbaran takes the hill against Fort Wayne at 7:05.
Farmers Only: MATTYMANIA STRIKES IN LOUISVILLE
By Brandon Kraeling Updated