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Rays prospects and minor leagues: Chris Betts hits 15th homer of the season.

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Matthew Liberatore has a strong 6.0 inning outing for Bowling Green.

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Ronaldo Hernandez (Charlotte) hit a game winning single in extras. Chris Betts (Bowling Green) hit his 15th homer of the season. Matthew Liberatore (Bowling Green) threw 6.0 strong innings allowing two earned runs. Yunior Martinez (Princeton) had two homers including a walk-off.

Triple-A Durham Bulls (58-39)

The Durham Bulls defeated the Toledo Mud Hens 6-4. Dalton Kelly’s solo homer in the second tied the game at one. In the third Matt Duffy tied the game at two with a sacrifice fly. A wild pitch allowed Joe McCarthy to score and take a 3-2 lead later that inning. In the third the Bulls tacked on three runs on a sacrifice fly by Jesus Sanchez and RBI singles by McCarthy and Duffy.

CF Joe McCarthy: 2-for-5, 2B (6), R, RBI, K
SS Matt Duffy: 2-for-3, 2 RBI
2B Kean Wong: 1-for-4, 2B (22)
1B Dalton Kelly: 2-for-4, HR (3), 2 R, RBI, 2 K
RF Jesus Sanchez: 0-for-3, RBI, 2 K
DH Brendan McKay: 1-for-3, R, 2 K
3B Kevin Padlo: 1-for-3, R, 2 K, BB

RHP Sam McWilliams (W, 1-0): 5.0 IP, 8 H, 2 ER, 4 K, 1 BB, 1 HBP
RHP Peter Fairbanks: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 K, 1 BB
RHP Cole Sulser (H, 8): 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 3 K, 0 BB
LHP Hoby Milner (S, 5): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 2 K, 0 BB

Double-A Montgomery Biscuits (61-35)

The Montgomery Biscuits had a scheduled day off.

Class A-Advanced Charlotte Stone Crabs (57-36)

The Charlotte Stone Crabs defeated the St. Lucie Mets 4-3 in extras. Garrett Whitley homered to put the Stone Crabs on the board first. After falling behind 2-1 Ronaldo Hernandez tied the game with a RBI single in the sixth. Down by one in the ninth Jermaine Palacios came through with a RBI single to tie the game. In the tenth Hernandez plated the winning run with a RBI single.

Some might say Wander Franco has had a good season.

SS Wander Franco: 2-for-4, R, K, BB
DH Ronaldo Hernandez: 3-for-5, 2 RBI
RF Moises Gomez: 0-for-4, K, BB
LF Garrett Whitley: 1-for-4, HR (6), R, RBI, 2 K

RHP Tommy Romero: 5.1 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, 1 K, 3 BB
RHP Cristopher Sanchez: 2.2 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 3 K, 1 BB
RHP Jack Labosky (W, 1-4): 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 2 K, 0 BB

Class A Bowling Green Hot Rods (56-39)

The Bowling Green Hot Rods lost to the Kan County Cougars 6-5. Ford Proctor’s RBI double and an error tied the game at two in the fifth. Roberto Alvarez brought home the tying run in the sixth with a RBI groundout. Chris Betts homered and Grant Witherspoon tacked on a RBI single to take a 5-3 lead in the eighth. Kane County scored three in the bottom of the ninth to walk it off.

2B Ford Proctor: 3-for-5, 2B (19), R, RBI, K
DH Chris Betts: 2-for-4, HR (15), R, RBI
CF Grant Witherspoon: 1-for-4, R, RBI, K, CS (5)
C Roberto Alvarez: 1-for-4, RBI, K

LHP Matthew Liberatore: 6.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 4 K, 2 BB, 1 HBP
RHP Cristofer Ogando: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 3 K, 0 BB
RHP Joel Peguero (L, 2-1) (BS, 3): 0.2 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 0 K, 0 BB

Short Season Hudson Valley Renegades (17-13)

The Hudson Valley Renegades game against the Brooklyn Cyclones was postponed due to rain.

Short Season Princeton Rays (13-15)

The Princeton Rays defeated the Kingsport Mets 7-6. Luis Leon put the Rays on the board with a two-run homer in the first inning. In the second the Rays extended the lead to 4-0 when two runs scored on an error. Yunior Martinez tacked on a solo homer to extend the lead to 5-2 in the fourth. Diego Infante added on a solo homer in the sixth to extend the lead to 6-4. Martinez walked it off with his second homer of the game.

C Luis Leon: 1-for-4, HR (1), R, 2 RBI, K
RF Diego Infante: 1-for-4, HR (7), R, RBI, 2 K
DH Gionti Turner: 3-for-4, R
LF Yunior Martinez: 2-for-4, 2 HR (4), 2 R, 2 RBI, 2 K

RHP Aldor Rodriguez: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 5 K, 0 BB
RHP Mitchell Walters (H, 1): 2.1 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 4 K, 0 BB, 1 HRA
RHP Brayden Theriot (W, 3-0) (BS, 1): 1.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 K, 0 BB

Gulf Coast League Rays (10-9)

The GCL Rays shutout the GCL Orioles 2-0. Johampher Arrendoll drove in the first run of the game with a triple in the bottom of the fifth. Arrendoll scored on a passed ball.

CF Daiwer Castellanos: 2-for-4, CS (2)
2B Ben Troike: 1-for-3, BB
C Julio Meza: 2-for-3, R
RF Johampher Arrendoll: 1-for-2, 3B (1), R, RBI, BB

RHP Seth Johnson: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 1 K, 0 BB
RHP Wilfry Urena: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 1 K, 0 BB
RHP Emilio Alfonzo (W, 2-1): 4.0 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 2 K, 2 BB, 1 HBP
RHP Audry Lugo (S, 1): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 1 K, 0 BB

Dominican Summer League Rays 1 (18-21)

The DSL Rays 1 lost to the DSL Royals 1 8-2. Alfredo Balbuena homered for the Rays 1.

3B Alfredo Balbuena: 1-for-3, HR (4), R, RBI, 2 K
2B Roimer Polonius: 1-for-3, K

RHP Anthony Molina (L, 1-2): 3. 2 IP, 7 H, 5 ER, 0 K, 1 BB, 1 HRA
RHP Orlando Barrios: 1.2 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 2 K, 2 BB, 1 HBP
RHP Henry Torres: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 1 K, 0 BB

Dominican Summer League Rays 2 (24-14)

The DSL Rays 2 lost to the DSL Cubs 1 2-1. The Rays 2 fell behind 2-0 in the first. The Rays 2 scored their lone run on a throwing error on a stolen base attempt in the fourth inning.

1B Freddvil Chevez: 1-for-3
DH Patrick Merino: 1-for-2, 2B (4), R, BB
2B Daury Del Rosario: 1-for-3, K

RHP Cristhian Nunez (L, 2-1): 3.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 K, 2 BB
RHP Yeury Garcia: 3.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 4 K, 0 BB
RHP Christopher Caro: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 1 K, 0 BB

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