Unfortunately, the weather suspended Bowling Green's opener, pushing the series back a day. Winning the first game in those three-game series is so important. In Hudson Valley's case, they now have two chances to put away Lowell and advance to the championship, and both games will be at home.
Double-A Montgomery Biscuits (76-64)
Southern League MVP Tyler O'Neill hit a walkoff home run in Montgomery's 10-inning, 3-0 loss to Jackson in Game 1 of their semifinal series. Chih-Wei Hu dominated through 7 2/3 innings with five strikeouts, but he was edged by Generals starter Andrew Moore. He threw nine one-hit innings with a game score of 100, and he didn't allow a baserunner until Kean Wong led off the seventh with a single, the Biscuits' only hit of the game. In the 10th, Jaye Chapman was an out away from sending the game to the 11th but could not retire O'Neill.
Class-A Bowling Green Hot Rods (84-55)
Bowling Green's game was suspended with the Hot Rods trailing by a 3-0 score.
Short-Season Hudson Valley Renegades (47-27)
Jake Fraley's 11th-inning home run lifted Hudson Valley to a 6-5 win over Lowell in a key Game 1 in a short three-game series. Fraley led off the seventh with a double and scored the tying run on Miles Mastrobuoni's single. The Renegades went up 4-0 in the second when Angel Perez, Bill Pujols and Mastrobuoni drove in runs, and another scored when Fraley reached on an error.
After a smooth start, Travis Ott ran into trouble and coughed up the comfortable lead. The Spinners scored in four straight innings starting in the third, and Ott finished with four runs -- two earned -- allowed on six hits and four walks in 4 2/3 innings with six strikeouts. J.D. Busfield was good in long relief, though, and only allowed a run over 5 1/3 innings of work.
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2B Kean Wong: 1-for-4, 1 K
SS Willy Adames: 0-for-4, 3 K
1B Jake Bauers: 0-for-3, 1 K
OF Justin Williams: 0-for-3, 1 K
RHP Chih-Wei Hu: 7 2/3 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 5 K
RHP Jaye Chapman: two-thirds IP, 1 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
OF Jake Fraley: 2-for-5, 2 R, 1 2B, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 SB
OF Garrett Whitley: 2-for-6, 1 K
2B Miles Mastrobuoni: 3-for-5, 2 RBI
1B Nathaniel Lowe: 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 BB
C Daniel De La Calle: 0-for-5, 3 K
LHP Travis Ott: 4 2/3 IP, 6 H, 4 R (2 ER), 4 BB, 6 K
RHP J.D. Busfield: 5 1/3 IP, 7 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
Today's games (All probables courtesy milb.com)
Game 2 of a best-of-five series (Montgomery trails, 1-0)
Game 1 resumed of a best-of-three series (Series tied, 0-0)
Hudson Valley v. Lowell 6:35 PM ET (radio stream)
TBA v. Jason Groome (0-0, 3.38)
Game 2 of a best-of-three series (Hudson Valley leads, 1-0)
*Listed as TBA on milb.com
Scouting the opposition
Jackson Generals (Seattle)
Offense: 625 R (3rd) .717 OPS (1st)
Pitching: 3.49 ERA (3rd) 1.28 WHIP (5th)
Top 30 Prospects: OF Tyler O'Neill (4), RHP Andrew Moore (8), LHP Ryan Yarbrough (14), OF Dario Pizzano (26), OF Ian Miller (31), RHP Paul Blackburn
Great Lakes Loons (
Offense: 537 R (10th) .659 OPS (12th)
Pitching: 3.30 ERA (4th) 1.20 WHIP (1st)
Top 30 Prospects: RHP Walker Buehler (11), 2B Omar Estevez (10), IF Brendon Davis (25), RHP Jordan Sheffield
Lowell Spinners (Boston)
Offense: 370 R (2nd) .732 OPS (1st)
Pitching: 3.29 ERA (8th) 1.30 WHIP (10th)
Top 30 Prospects: OF Yoan Aybar (22), RHP Josh Pennington (29), LHP Jason Groome, SS C.J. Chatham