Fresno 4, Sacramento 1
W- Juan Minaya (1-3)
L- Mike Broadway (0-3)
S- James Hoyt (13)
Fresno home runs: Jack Mayfield (1, 5 season; 3-run in 9th)
Jack Mayfield's 3-run home run with two outs in the 9th was the difference in this game.
Mayfield was the one-man show on offense from the #9 spot in the order; he finished 2-4 and drove in Fresno's first run with a sac fly that turned into a double play in the 5th inning. Matt Duffy also finished 2-4; one of his hits was a double and he also scored twice.
Mike Hauschild allowed a run on 4 hits, walked 1, and struck out 7 in 7 innings of work. Juan Minaya threw a 1-2-3 8th, getting two groundball outs and a lineout in the process, and James Hoyt worked around a walk to record his 13th save of the season, striking out the side to do so.
Tommy Shirley will start game 2 of this series. He'll take on Joan Gregorio at 7:05 Pacific.
Corpus Christi 8, San Antonio 1
W- Keegan Yuhl (6-1)
L- T.J. Weir (1-2)
S- David Paulino (1)
CC home runs: Nick Tanielu (4, 8 season; 3-run in 1st), Roberto Peña 2 (3; solo in 5th, solo in 7th)
Keegan Yuhl had his way on the mound, and the Hooks offense had its way at the plate as they dominated the Missions in game 2 of this 4-game series.
Yuhl allowed just 1 hit, walked 1, and struck out 4 over 5 shutout innings. San Antonio spoiled the shutout by scoring a run against David Paulino in the 6th, which was the only blemish on what was still a solid performance. Paulino allowed 3 hits, walked 1, and struck out 6 in 4 innings of work.
Nick Tanielu put Corpus on the board first with a 3-run home run in the 1st. Beginning in the 3rd inning and ending in the 7th, the Hooks scored 5 runs and scored one run in each inning. In the 3rd, Chase McDonald hit an RBI single. J.D. Davis was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the 4th, Roberto Peña hit his first solo homer of the evening in the 5th, Tanielu added an RBI double to his ledger in the 6th, and Peña capped off the evening with his 2nd solo shot of the game in the 7th.
Tanielu and Peña had 2 hits apiece, while Alejandro Garcia finished 3-4 with a run scored and a stolen base (1, 7 season).
In game 3 of this series, Kent Emanuel will face Michael Kelly. First pitch is at 7:05.
Rancho Cucamonga 8, Lancaster 1
W- Josh Sborz (6-3)
L- Dean Deetz (3-2)
Lancaster home runs: None.
This current roadtrip has been an absolute nightmare for the JetHawks as they've lost all 5 games so far and have been outscored 37-6.
Bobby Boyd's bases-loaded walk in the 3rd was Lancaster's only scoring play. They were held to just 3 hits on offense; all of them were singles.
Dean Deetz went 3.2 innings and allowed 5 runs (4 earned) on 5 hits (solo and 2-run homers), walked 3, and struck out 3. Rogelio Armenteros had a weird line in his 2 innings; he allowed 3 unearned runs (2 inherited runners charged to him), walked 6, and struck out 3. Kevin Comer pitched the final 2.1 innings, allowing 2 hits, walking 1, and striking out 4.
Josh James will start game 2 of this series. He'll take on Andrew Sopko at 7:05 Pacific.
Quad Cities 12, Wisconsin 0
W- Justin Ferrell (2-3)
L- Devin Williams (1-2)
S- Albert Abreu (2)
QC home runs: None.
Everyone in the Quad Cities lineup took part in the hit parade, and on the mound, Justin Ferrell and Albert Abreu shut down the Timber Rattlers.
Ferrell threw 5 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits, walking 1, and striking out 2. Abreu pitched the final 4 innings and allowed 1 hit, walked 3, and struck out 6.
Christian Correa opened the scoring with an RBI single in the 3rd inning. He advanced to 3rd on an error following an Arturo Michelena single and scored on a single from Osvaldo Duarte. Kristian Trompiz added a sac fly later in the inning. In the 4th, Pat Porter scored on an error that allowed Connor Goedert to reach; Goedert later scored on a wild pitch. Anthony Hermelyn ripped a 2-run double in the 5th, and Correa brought him home with a double. Michelena hit an RBI single to drive in Correa. Porter hit an RBI double in the 6th, and Goedert capped off the night with a 2-run double in the 8th. Michelena led the way in the hit column, finishing 3-4. Five other River Bandits had 2 hits.
In game 2 of this series, Jose Luis Hernandez will take on Marcos Diplan. First pitch is at 7:00.
DSL Astros Blue 1, DSL Royals 0
W- Jesus Bernaez (1-0)
L- Janser Lara (0-1)
S- Juan Lopez (2)
Blue home runs: Ronny Jimenez (1, solo in 1st)
Ronny Jimenez's home run in the 1st was the only scoring play of the game.
Four pitchers combined to throw a 1-hitter in this game. Maikel Sepulveda walked 4 and struck out 5 in 4 innings. Jesus Bernaez was the first man out of the Blue team's bullpen and struck out 2 in a 1-2-3 5th. Yeremi Ceballos struck out 1 in a 1-2-3 6th, and the Royals spoiled the no-hit bid against Juan Lopez, but he completed the shutout. In 3 innings, he walked 3 and struck out 4.
The Blue team is currently playing against the Rays 1.
DSL Astros Orange 7, DSL Mets2 4
W- Kilvio Peralta (1-0)
L- Jaison Vilera (0-1)
Orange home runs: Enmanuel Valdez (3, 3-run in 3rd)
Enmanuel Valdez continued the torrid start to his career; he has recorded a hit in 7 of the 8 games he has played. He clubbed a 3-run homer in the 3rd and drove in the Orange team's final run of the day with an RBI double in the 9th. Juan Infante hit an RBI double in the 2nd and scored on a single from Bernardo Heras. Hector Martinez scored on a passed ball in the 8th inning. Heras and Valdez had 2 hits apiece.
Diosward Gonzalez went 4.1 innings and allowed 3 runs (1 inherited runner charged to him) on 7 hits, walked 1, and struck out 3. Carlos Espinoza got the final 2 outs of the 5th and allowed 2 hits. Jacques Sambo struck out 1 in a 1-2-3 6th, and Kilvio Peralta pitched the final 3 innings, allowing an unearned run, a hit, walking 1, and striking out 2.
The Orange team is currently going up against the Red Sox 2.
Too Many Stars
Quad Cities River Bandits: W 12-0 vs. Wisconsin
12 R, 16 H
Albert Abreu, RHP, Quad Cities
Save (2), 4 IP, H, 3 BB, 6 K
Justin Ferrell, RHP, Quad Cities
W (2-3), 5 IP, 3 H, BB, 2 K
Jack Mayfield, IF, Fresno
2-3, 3-R HR (1, 5 season), 4 RBI
Roberto Peña, C, Corpus Christi
2-4, 2 solo HR (3)
Nick Tanielu, IF, Corpus Christi
2-5, 3-R HR (4), 4 RBI
James Hoyt, RHP, Fresno
Save (13), IP, BB, 3 K
Mike Hauschild, RHP, Fresno
7 IP, 4 H, ER, BB, 7 K
Keegan Yuhl, RHP, Corpus Christi
W (6-1), 5 IP, H, BB, 4 K
David Paulino, RHP, Corpus Christi
Save (1), 4 IP, 3 H, ER, BB, 6 K