A couple scheduled off days and rain caused a short slate of minor league games down on the farm. Nathaniel Lowe hit the daily HR by a Lowe for his 21st of the season tying him for the organization lead with Brandon Lowe. Supplemental first rounder Nick Schnell collected three hits including a double in the GCL.
Triple-A Durham Bulls (56-43)
The Durham Bulls had a scheduled off day.
Double-A Montgomery Biscuits (52-44)
The Montgomery Biscuits fell to the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 7-6 in extras. Nathaniel Lowe picked up his 11th AA homer and 21st overall this season. Nathan Lukes and Thomas Milone also homered for Montgomery. A five run eighth was too much for the Biscuits offense to overcome.
RF Nathan Lukes: 1-for-3, HR (4), R, 3 RBI, BB
2B Peter Maris: 1-for-5
1B Nathaniel Lowe: 2-for-4, HR (11), R, RBI, K, BB
LF-RF Dalton Kelly: 1-for-5, 2B (18)
SS Jake Cronenworth: 2-for-4, 2B (12), 2 R, 2 K
DH David Rodriguez: 2-for-4, 2B (9), R, RBI, K
CF Thomas Milone: 1-for-3, HR (4), R, RBI, K
LHP Matt Krook: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 K, 2 BB, 1 HBP
RHP Sam McWilliams: 5.1 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 8 K, 2 BB
RHP Roel Ramiez (BS, 1): 0.2 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 1 K, 0 BB, 1 HRA
RHP Yoel Espinal: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 1 K, 2 BB
RHP Mike Broadway (L, 0-1): 0.1 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 K, 1 BB, 2 HBP
Port Charlotte Stone Crabs (50-46)
The Port Charlotte Stone Crabs game against the Florida Fire Frogs was postponed due to wet field conditions.
Class A Bowling Green Hot Rods (66-34)
The Bowling Green Hot Rods fell to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 5-3. The Hot Rods have won 66 of their first 100 games which is a 107 win pace over a 162 game season. Trey Hair collected a pair of doubles to lead the Hot Rods offense. Ronaldo Hernandez and Jim Haley had a pair of singles each.
2B Vidal Brujan: 1-for-4, K, CS (14)
SS Taylor Walls: 1-for-4, 2B (20), R
CF Carl Chester: 0-for-2, R, RBI, HBP
LF Moises Gomez: 0-for-3, BB
C Ronaldo Hernandez: 2-for-4
3B Zach Rutherford: 0-for-4
2B Trey Hair: 2-for-3, 2 2B (5), R, BB, SB (3)
1B Jim Haley: 2-for-4, RBI, K, SB (8)
RHP Paul Campbell: 4.2 IP, 8 H, 3 ER, 3 K, 0 BB
RHP Phoenix Sanders (L, 5-2): 1.1 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 3 K, 1 BB
RHP Orlando Romero: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 K, 0 BB
Rookie Hudson Valley Renegades (23-12)
The Hudson Valley Renegades had a scheduled day off.
Rookie Princeton Rays (18-10)
The Princeton Rays double header against the Elizabethton Twins was cancelled due to rain. Apparently rain is the only way to hold Wander Franco hitless for two days!
GCL Rays (15-13)
The GCL Rays rallied for a 5-4 victory in extras over the GCL Twins. The Rays scored three runs in the bottom of the tenth to walk off victors after allowing two in the top of the inning. Nick Schnell led the way offensively with three hits including a double and walk. Kaleo Johnson hit a two-run walk-off homer.
RF Aldenis Sanchez: 1-for-4, RBI, BB
2B Luis Leon: 1-for-4, 2 R, BB
1B Russ Olive: 1-for-4, 3B (1), R, RBI, K, BB
3B Kaleo Johnson: 2-for-5, HR (4), R, 3 RBI, K
CF Nick Schnell: 3-for-3, 2B (4), BB, CS (6)
SS Jelfry Marte: 1-for-4, R
RHP Christian Fernandez: 4.1 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 5 K, 3 BB
RHP Aldor Rodriguez: 2.2 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 2 K, 1 BB
RHP Jose Roca (BS, 1)(W, 1-0): 3.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 K, 2 BB
DSL Rays 1 (30-12)
The DSL Rays 1 defeated the DSL Athletics 10-4. Julio Meza and Stir Candelario led the way offensively with three hits a piece. The Rays 1 pitching staff held the Athletics to three hits but walked six and hit three.
CF Roimer Bolivar: 1-for-4, RBI, 2 K, HBP, SB (6), CS (3)
SS Jhosner Vargas: 0-for-3, 2 R, K, 2 BB
DH Julio Meza: 3-for-5, 2B (5), 2 R
2B Alfredo Balbuena: 1-for-5, R, RBI, 3 K
LF ONeill Manzueta: 1-for-3, 2B (3), 2 R, RBI, K, 2 BB, CS (2)
RF Stir Candelario: 3-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI, K
C Nigel Calmes: 1-for-4, 3B (2), 2 RBI, 2 K
3B Juan Garcia: 1-for-4, R, 2 RBI, K
RHP Janick Lopez: 4.0 IP, 2 H, 3 ER, 0 K, 2 BB, 2 HBP
RHP Henry Torres: 0.0 IP, 0 H, 1 ER, 0 K, 3 BB, 1 HBP
RHP Luis Trinidad (W, 3-0): 3.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 3 K, 1 BB
RHP Jose Cerda: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 5 K, 0 BB
DSL Rays 2 (28-14)
The DSL Rays 2 are trailed 4-0 to the DSL Indians before the game was suspended due to rain in the fourth inning.
2B Alberto Figuereo: 0-for-1, BB, SB (21)
LF Saul Fortuna: 1-for-2
C Angel Nelo: 0-for-1, BB
RF Johampher Arrendoll: 1-for-1
RHP Fernando Melo: 4.0 IP, 3 H, 4 ER, 1 K, 2 BB, 2 HBP, 2 HRA