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DSL Astros at DSL Cardinals at 9:30 a.m. CST
Lexington at Lakewood at 6:05 CST
Probable Pitchers: RHP Jonas Dufek (1-1, 5.84) and RHP Colin Klevan (3-4, 3.59)
Midland at Corpus Christi at 7:05 CST
Probable Pitchers: RHP Shawn Haviland (3-4, 5.53) and RHP Jose Cisnero (2-5, 4.59)
Available on MiLB.tv
San Jose at Lancaster at 9:00 CST
Probable Pitchers: LHP Jack Snodgrass (5-2, 2.64) and RHP Bobby Doran (5-3, 3.31)
Oklahoma City - Off Day
DSL Astros over DSL Cardinals 5-2
RHP Harold Arauz shone in his Astros debut as he pitched four innings and allowed one unearned run on three hits and two walks with seven strikeouts. Returning RHP Victor Mesa (W, 1-0) pitched five innings giving up one unearned run on two hits and a walk with three strikeouts. 2B Luis Reynosa (two hits and two RBIs), 3B Randy Cesar (three hits with a double), and RF Tomas de la Cruz (solo home run) were the offensive stars of the day.
Lakewood over Lexington 5-4
Starter Luis Cruz just didn't have it on Tuesday as he lasted only two innings and gave up five runs on four hits and five walks. Gabriel Garcia, in his first appearance since being sent down from Lancaster, pitched four very strong innings giving up only three hits and striking out three. Euris Quezada and Murilo Gouvea finished it off without giving up a run. Unfortunately, Lexington couldn't overcome the early deficit. Drew Muren hit a solo home run; Brandon Meredith was two-for-four with a double and an RBI; and Mike Kvasnicka was two-for-two with two walks and two runs scored in a rare start in right field (he hasn't started there this season). Delino DeShields stole his 37th base of the season and was caught for the fifth time of the season.
Lancaster over San Jose 10-6
A nice come from behind win kept the Jethawks within striking distance of first place. David Martinez got hit around a little (four earned runs on ten hits) but his ultimate demise after 4.1 wasn't helped by a passed ball and catcher's interference call by Rene Garcia. Jose Trinidad (W, 5-2) allowed one inherited runner to score, but after that the bullpen in the form of Trinidad, Andrew Robinson and Jason Chowning shut down San Jose, but not without a little extra drama as Chowning walked the bases loaded on two outs before bearing down to get a strikeout for the final out in his HiA debut. Lancaster fell behind in the fourth inning, but came back with four runs in the seventh on five singles, two walks (one intentional) and two errors. Grant Hogue (two RBIs) and Rene Garcia (RBI) both had three hits; Telvin Nash hit his 15th home run; and Ben Orloff (two RBIs), Jonathan Meyer (two runs) and Kike Hernandez (run, RBI) contributed two hits each for the night.
Corpus Christi - Off Day
GAME OF THE DAY
Oklahoma City over Iowa 4-3
What went right: A two-out three-run walk-off home run by Brad Snyder, baby!
Oklahoma City has won eight in a row, thirteen in a row at home, but it looked like their luck had finally run out until Brad Snyder took things into his hands and knocked in the winning runs. Wes Musick had another solid start, giving up three runs (two earned) in six innings. Sergio Perez, Chris Hicks and Enerio del Rosario (W, 1-2) combined to provide three innings of hitless relief. But it all came down to Snyder in the end.
Wes Musick - 6IP 3H 3R/2ER 0BB 1SO
Sergio Perez - 1IP 0H 0R 2BB 1SO
Chris Hicks - 1IP 0H 0R 0BB 2SO
Enerio del Rosario - 1IP 0H 0R 0BB 2SO
Jimmy Paredes - 2x4 R
Brad Snyder - 2x4 HR 3RBI SO 2R SB
Brandon Barnes - 2x3 RBI 2CS
Angel Sanchez - 2x3
What went wrong: Matt Downs and Mike Hessman were both 0-fer with two and three strikeouts, respectively.
PITCHER OF THE DAY
Newcomer and 17-year old Harold Arauz gets the nod for a great debut.
PLAYER OF THE DAY
Brad Snyder kept the OKC win streak alive, so Brad Snyder it is!