Kane County Cougars (18-17) 10, Gary SouthShore RailCats (17-20) 4 – Box Score
The Cougars late-game rally sets them up to beat the RailCats on Wednesday at the U.S. Steelyard.
The RailCat’s bats were ready to open up the game when Zach Welz hit a solo shot to put Gary SouthShore up 1-0. Later that inning Michael Woodworth scored and elevated their lead.
Kane County answered back when Sherman Johnson walked with bases loaded, scoring Ernie De La Trinidad. Just a few outs later Alexis Pontoja hit a 3-run shot that scored Sherman Johnson and Josh Rolette.
Vance Worley got the win for the Cougars with a stat line of 6 IP, 3 ER, and 3 K’s.
Sioux City Explorers (14-20) 0, Kansas City Monarchs (24-11) 2 – Box Score
The Monarchs beat the Explorers in a close battle Wednesday night at Legends Field.
The first run of the game came from Joel Booker who was batted in with a fielder’s choice by Gabriel Guerrero. Later in the 6th inning, Joel Booker stole 2nd base to put him in scoring position. Darnell Sweeney then hit a ball up the middle that would score him from 2nd.
Matt Hartman earned the win for Kansas City. He struck out 7 batters through 6 innings and allowed no runs.
Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks 5, Lake Country DockHounds 1 – Boxscore
Fargo (26-10) continued their win streak against Lake Country (14-23).
Fargo opened the scoring in the top of the first with a single by John Silviano to score Peter Maris. Manuel Boscan then crossed the plate from a walk by Evan Alexander.
Peter Maris hit two home runs to single-handedly increase Fargo’s lead. A solo home run in the fourth and a two-run home run in the eighth. Lake Country got on the board in the ninth inning with a solo home run by Gabriel Noriega.
Winning pitcher Tyler Grauer threw for eight innings, allowing one run on eight hits.
Winnipeg Goldeyes 14, Cleburne Railroaders 7 – Boxscore
The Winnipeg Goldeyes (18-17) beat the Cleburne Railroaders (10-25) by a score of 14-7 at The Depot at Cleburne Station on Wednesday night.
Raul Navarro led off the game and reached second on an error by Railroaders’ third baseman Chase Simpson. Three batters later, Ian Sagdal smacked a two-out, two-run home run to left-center to give Winnipeg a 2-0 lead.
David Washington crushed a two-out, two-run home run to left-center field. Eric Rivera reached on an infield single and scored on a long single to right-center from Logan Hill.
The Goldeyes loaded the bases with two outs on three walks in the top of the fifth and opened an 11-1 lead when Murphy singled on a line drive to center that plated Hidekel Gonzalez and Tristan Pompey.
The Railroaders fought to within 12-7 on a three-run home run from Hill Alexander in the sixth, and a three-run home run from Simpson in the seventh.
Austin Fairchild (0-1) started for the Railroaders and took the loss, allowing eight runs, one earned, on six hits in two and two-thirds innings. Freisis Adames (3-3) started for the Goldeyes and picked up the win, allowing four earned runs on six hits in five and two-thirds innings. Adames walked two and struck out a season-high nine.
Milwaukee Milkmen 13, Chicago Dogs 8 – Box Score
The Milwaukee Milkmen (19-16) grabbed the win off the Chicago Dogs (22-13) on Wednesday night at Impact Field.
The Milkmen started the night with three runs in the first inning. Chad Sedio scored off of a double hit from Corelle Prime to put the Dogs on the board. The Dogs continued to score in the third by hitting two home runs, both solos from Corelle Prime and Will Kengor.
Chicago answered in the bottom of the third, hitting two home runs of their own, a solo by Ryan Lidge and a two-run home run by Grant Kay.
Milwaukee scored another home run hit by Keon Barnum that also brought home Corelle Prime. Chicago rallied back after K.C. Hobson hit a grand slam to bring the Dogs within one.
Milwaukee scored another home run to increase their lead and not look back. Chad Sedio hit and scored Christ Conley and Logan Trowbridge.
Winning pitcher Bret Helton pitched 2.2 innings, allowing one run on three hits.