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With a six-game winning streak to close the season, Montgomery joined Bowling Green and Charleston in the postseason.

2021 Sirius XM Futures Game Photo by Mary DeCicco/MLB Photos via Getty Images

The regular season is now over for Montgomery, Bowling Green, Charleston, and the FCL Rays. The FCL Rays are now done playing, while the other three will play in best of-five championship series. Durham has 10 more games. Those aren’t playoff games, but they apparently also aren’t regular-season games.

Triple-A Durham Bulls (77-43)

Seymour throws another scoreless start
Romero, bullpen edge Knights in pitchers’ duel
Bulls score 8 unanswered runs in big comeback
Durham can’t rally again
Homers help Bulls come back
Durham scores 8 unanswered runs again

Vidal Brujan: 5-for-20, 2 R, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 2 K, 4-for-4 SB (.803)
Josh Lowe: 10-for-21, 4 R, 2 2B, 2 RBI, 2 BB, 4 K, 1-for-1 SB (.918)
Miles Mastrobuoni: 7-for-19, 3 R, 3 2B, 1 RBI, 1 RBI, 3 BB, 7 K (.804)

Tommy Romero: 6 23 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 6 K (3.78)
Brent Honeywell: 6 IP, 8 H, 4 ER, 0 BB, 5 K (3.99)
Tobias Myers: 3 IP, 8 H, 5 R (4 ER), 0 BB, 7 K (5.59)

Double-A Montgomery Biscuits (62-55)

Biscuits win behind Cardenas homer
Montgomery rallies to win doubleheader opener
Proctor’s big game helps Biscuits sweep doubleheader
Montgomery edges Birmingham to reach championship

Xavier Edwards: 7-for-15, 2 R, 2 2B, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K, 2-for-3 SB (.744)
Blake Hunt: 1-for-2, 1 R, 2 BB (.370)
Jonathan Aranda: 3-for-11, 3 R, 1 3B, 3 BB, 2 K (.950)
Ruben Cardenas: 5-for-13, 3 R, 1 2B, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 0 BB, 4 K, 1-for-1 SB (.763)

Jack Labosky: 6 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 K (4.20)
Joel Peguero: 3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K (4.50)
Justin Sterner: 3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 2 K (3.54)

High-A Bowling Green Hot Rods (82-36)

Hot Rods crushed by Blue Rocks
Qsar’s big game leads Bowling Green
Bradley, bullpen shut down Wilmington
Hot Rods crush Blue Rocks

Curtis Mead: 4-for-12, 5 R, 2 HR, 2 RBI, 1 BB, 2 K (.814)
Alika Williams: 2-for-6, 2 R, 1 RBI, 1 K (.777)
Diego Infante: 8-for-15, 1 R, 2 2B, 2 RBI, 1 BB, 4 K (1.124)

Taj Bradley: 3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K (1.96)
Carlos Garcia: 5 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 K (4.23)
Alan Strong: 2 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 K (6.71)

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs (82-38)

RiverDogs drop wild 10-inning game
Johnson, bats down Wood Ducks
Charleston falls short against Down East
RiverDogs drop game to Wood Ducks
Moncada, bullpen shut out Down East
RiverDogs fall in finale

Osleivis Basabe: 4-for-15, 2 R, 1 2B, 1 BB, 2 K (.732)
Matt Dyer: 7-for-25, 6 R, 1 2B, 3 HR, 4 RBI, 0 BB, 8 K (.981)
Ben Troike: 8-for-20, 3 R, 1 2B, 2 RBI, 4 BB, 3 K, 2-for-2 SB (.874)

Seth Johnson: 5 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 K (2.88)
Ben Brecht: 5 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 4 K (3.23)
Andrew Gross: 3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 4 K (1.66)

Florida Complex League Rays (42-15, 1st out of 8)

FCL Rays crush FCL Orioles
Spikes hits 1st pro homer
Goss earns win pitching behind rehabbers
FCL Rays’ bats remain hot in win
FCL Rays finish season with win

Carson Williams: 2-for-16, 1 R, 3 RBI, 9 K, 1-for-2 SB (.840)
Cooper Kinney: 2-for-12, 3 R, 1 RBI, 5 BB, 3 K, 1-for-1 SB (.840)
Ryan Spikes: 5-for-15, 5 R, 2 2B, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 3 BB, 6 K, 2-for-3 SB (.762)

Cody Reed: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 3 K
JJ Goss: 3 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
Mason Montgomery: 3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 5 K (0.84)

Stats are from Baseball Reference.

This week’s games

Durham

Wednesday, Sept. 22 vs. Gwinnett 6:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Thursday, Sept. 23 vs. Gwinnett 6:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Friday, Sept. 24 vs. Gwinnett 6:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Saturday, Sept. 25 vs. Gwinnett 6:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Sunday, Sept. 26 vs. Gwinnett 1:05 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)

Montgomery

Tuesday, Sept. 21 vs. Mississippi 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Wednesday, Sept. 22 vs. Mississippi 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Friday, Sept. 24 @ Mississippi 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Saturday, Sept. 25 @ Mississippi 7:05 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)*
Sunday, Sept. 26 @ Mississippi 6:05 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)*

* if necessary

Bowling Green

Tuesday, Sept. 21 @ Greensboro 6:30 p.m. ET
Wednesday, Sept. 22 @ Greensboro 6:30 p.m. ET
Friday, Sept. 24 vs. Greensboro 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Saturday, Sept. 25 vs. Greensboro 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)*
Sunday, Sept. 26 vs. Greensboro 3:05 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)*

* if necessary

Charleston

Tuesday, Sept. 21 @ Down East 7 p.m. ET
Wednesday, Sept. 22 @ Down East 7 p.m. ET
Friday, Sept. 24 vs. Down East 7:05 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Saturday, Sept. 25 vs. Down East 6:05 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)*
Sunday, Sept. 26 vs. Down East 5:05 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)*

* if necessary

Scouting the opposition

Gwinnett Stripers (Atlanta)
68-51
Offense: 588 R (6th out of 20) .754 OPS (9th out of 20)
Pitching: 3.76 ERA (3rd out of 20) 1.25 WHIP (3rd out of 20)
Top-30 prospects: OF Cristian Pache (1), OF Drew Waters (2), LHP Kyle Muller (5), RHP Jasseel De La Cruz (13), RHP Bryce Elder (14), RHP Daysbel Hernandez (20)

Mississippi Braves
67-44
Offense: 491 R (5th out of 8) .697 OPS (6th out of 8)
Pitching: 3.59 ERA (2nd out of 8) 1.26 WHIP (3rd out of 8)
Top-30 prospects: C Shea Langeliers (4), RHP Spencer Strider (6), SS Braden Shewmake (7), RHP Freddy Tarnok (16), RHP Indigo Diaz (18), RHP Victor Vodnik (21), RHP William Woods (23), OF Dustin Dean (26), OF Trey Harris (27), SS Luke Waddell (28)

Greensboro Grasshoppers (Pittsburgh)
74-46
Offense: 723 R (2nd out of 12) .790 OPS (3rd out of 12)
Pitching: 4.67 ERA (8th out of 12) 1.36 WHIP (7th out of 12)
Top-30 prospects: RHP Quinn Priester (3), 2B Nick Gonzales (4), SS Liover Peguero (5), RHP Carmen Mlodzinski (8), RHP Michael Burrows (10)

Down East Wood Ducks (Texas)
72-48
Offense: 641 R (6th out of 12) .723 OPS (6th out of 12)
Pitching: 4.30 ERA (4th out of 12) 1.37 WHIP (3rd out of 12)
Top-30 prospects: Luisangel Acuna (7), OF Aaron Zavala (11), RHP Owen White (21)