Tacoma 1, Fresno 0 in 12 innings
W- Casey Coleman (2-0)
L- Reymin Guduan (0-2, 1-2 season)
Fresno home runs: None.
The Grizzlies literally walked off with a loss; a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 12th allowed the only run of the game to score.
Colin Moran and A.J. Reed both finished 2-5; Moran was starting at shortstop for the first time in his professional career.
Mike Hauschild went 7 innings and allowed 7 hits, walked 1, and struck out 6. Josh Fields was the first reliever to appear for the Grizzlies; in 1.2 innings, he allowed a hit and struck out 2. Kevin Chapman recorded the final out of the 9th inning. Jandel Gustave was next; he went 2 innings and allowed a hit, walked 1, and struck out 2. Reymin Guduan recorded 2 outs in the 12th inning, but three consecutive walks, one of which was intentional, allowed Tacoma to score the winning run. Guduan also allowed a single and struck out 1 in the 12th.
The Grizzlies and Rainiers will wrap up their series tonight as Tommy Shirley faces off against Cody Martin. First pitch is at 6:05 Pacific.
Corpus Christi 8, San Antonio 4
W- Keegan Yuhl (7-1)
L- Zech Lemond (0-1)
CC home runs: None.
The Hooks stormed out to an 8-2 lead after the 3rd inning, and the early offensive outburst held up thanks to a fine pitching performance from Keegan Yuhl.
Yuhl went 7 innings and allowed 2 unearned runs on 5 hits, walked 2, and struck out 3. Michael Freeman pitched the final 2 innings, allowing 2 runs on 5 hits and striking out 2.
Teoscar Hernandez led off the game with a single, and then stole 2nd (25). Alex Bregman and D.J. Fisher both walked to load the bases, and the Hooks immediately took advantage as all three of them scored. J.D. Davis hit an RBI single to open the scoring, and then Conrad Gregor and Nick Tanielu followed with a sacrifice fly and an RBI single, respectively. Danry Vásquez struck out to become the second out of the inning, but Roberto Peña came through with an RBI single. In the 2nd inning, Gregor struck again as he added a 2-run double to his ledger, and Tanielu followed with another RBI single. Teoscar hit an RBI single in the 3rd.
Peña finished 3-4 with a double and a run scored to go with his RBI single in the 1st inning. Hernandez (RBI, R, SB), Gregor (2B, 3 RBI, R), and Tanielu (2 RBI) all finished with 2 hits in the game. Fisher drew 2 walks, scored 2 runs, and stole his 14th base of the season.
Kent Emanuel will start game 2 of this series. He will face Dinelson Lamet at 7:05.
Bakersfield 12, Lancaster 2
W- Eddie Campbell (7-5)
L- Dean Deetz (3-3)
Lancaster home runs: None.
The JetHawks were swept to close out the first-half portion of their schedule. They sputtered towards the finish, going 2-9 in their final 11 games.
Lancaster's two runs in this game came in the 5th inning: Aaron Mizell hit an RBI groundout, and Drew Ferguson ripped an RBI double. Bryan Muñiz had two of Lancaster's 4 hits in this game.
Dean Deetz went 5.1 innings and allowed 5 runs (3 earned, 1 inherited runner charged to him) on 7 hits, walked 5, and struck out 5. Kevin Comer was the first reliever to appear for the JetHawks; in 1.2 innings, he allowed 5 runs (4 earned) on 4 hits (3-run homer), walked 1, and struck out 2. Andrew Thome allowed a run on 3 hits in the 8th, and Ryan Deemes allowed a run on 2 hits, walked 1, and struck out 1 in the 9th inning.
The California League All-Stars will take on the Carolina League All-Stars on Tuesday in Lake Elsinore. Lancaster will return to action on Thursday when they begin a 4-game series with Lake Elsinore.
Quad Cities 4, Cedar Rapids 3
W- Justin Ferrell (3-3)
L- Sam Clay (4-4)
S- Adam Whitt (4)
QC home runs: None.
The River Bandits earned a series split to close out the first half of the Midwest League schedule as they took a pair of one-run games from the Kernels.
Osvaldo Duarte put Quad Cities on the board with an RBI single in the 3rd inning. Later in the frame, Myles Straw scored on a wild pitch. The Banditos also scored twice in the 5th inning on a pair of RBI doubles from Marlon Avea and Straw.
Straw and Duarte both had 2 hits and stole a base; Straw stole his 7th, while Duarte now has 13 stolen bases on the season. Hector Roa also finished with 2 hits.
Justin Ferrell went 6 innings and allowed 2 runs (1 earned) on 5 hits, walked 1, and struck out 4. Juan Carlos Santos walked 2 and struck out 2 in 1.2 innings, and Adam Whitt was able to record the save despite allowing a run in the top of the 9th. In 1.1 innings, Whitt also allowed 2 hits, walked 1, and struck out 1.
The Midwest League All-Star Game will take place tomorrow in Cedar Rapids. The River Bandits will return to action on Thursday in Wisconsin.
Brooklyn 2, Tri-City 1
W- Alejandro Castro (1-0)
L- Erasmo Pinales (0-1)
S- Taylor Henry (1)
TC home runs: None.
Both teams scored in the 7th inning, but the Cyclones scored one more run in their half of the inning.
Chuckie Robinson's RBI single in the top of the 7th represented Tri-City's only scoring play. Carmen Benedetti, who scored on the play, finished 3-4.
Austin Nicely pitched 4 scoreless innings, allowing a hit and walking 1. Erasmo Pinales was the first man out of the Tri-City bullpen; he went 3 innings and allowed 2 runs (both in the 7th) on 4 hits, walked 1, and struck out 2. Enrique Chavez pitched a 1-2-3 8th inning.
In game 2 of this series, Brett Adcock will make his professional debut. First pitch is at 7:00 Eastern.
Conrad Gregor, 1B, Corpus Christi
2-4, 2B, 3 RBI, R
Keegan Yuhl, RHP, Corpus Christi
W (7-1), 7 IP, 5 H, 2 unearned runs, 2 BB, 3 K
Mike Hauschild, RHP, Fresno
7 IP, 7 H, BB, 6 K