Louisville rallied late, scoring 3 runs in the 9th and 1 in the 10th, to beat the Charlotte Knights 5-4. David Holmberg struggled through 5.1 innings, giving up 4 runs on 8 hits (2 of which were dingers) and 4 walks. The law firm of Hayes, Klimesh, and Adcock kept the Knights off the board through the remaining 4.2 innings. Irving Falu "Kuti" went 3-6 with a double, and Chris "Sabado" Dominguez knocked in 2 runs on a 2-5 night with 2 doubles. Jon Moscot looks to keep his perfect intact tonight against the Gwinnett Barves.
Pensacola beat the Jacksonville Suns 5-2. Daniel Wright gave up a pair of runs in the first, before settling down and tossing the next 5 scoreless frames. He finished the night with a 6 IP, 9 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 K line. Oh, and he also went 2-2 at the plate with an RBI and a run scored. Kyle Waldrop went 1-4 with a solo wanger. Wandy Peralta takes the hill against the Suns in the series finale tonight.
Daytona had a dramatic win against the Palm Beach Cardinals, winning 5-4 in 12 innings. Phil Ervin went 2-5, knocking in the tying run, while Junior Arias went 2-6 with a double, and drove in the winning run on a single in the 12th. Sal Romano tossed 8 solid innings, striking out 6 and walking none while allowing 2 runs on 9 hits. Amir Garrett faces off against the Clearwater Threshers tonight at 6:30 ET.
Dayton took the only organizational loss on Thursday, falling 5-4 in Great Lakes. Wyatt Strahan gave up 4 runs over 3 innings, but only 1 was earned. He allowed 5 hits and 3 walks while striking out 3. Jeremy "Evil" Kivel struck out 2 in a perfect inning of relief. The Dragons managed 9 hits on the night, with none being of the extra-base variety. Tejay Antone toes the rubber for Dayton tonight at 6:30 ET.