Grand Prairie 3, Wichita 1 (Final – 11 Innings) — Box Score
The Grand Prairie AirHogs moved ahead of the Wichita Wingnuts in the top of the 11th inning behind a key single form RF Frazier Hall and held on to claim a 3-1 win in extra innings.
Hall came to the plate with two outs and the bases loaded in the top of the ninth. His single scored SS Jimmy Mojica, who had a team-high two hits in the game, and 2B Alex Nunez. Reliever Dakota Watts came in and shut the door in the bottom of the 11th without giving up a hit and earned the save. Reliever TyRelle Harris was credited with the win for working the ninth and tenth innings without allowing a run.
At the plate for the Wingnuts, four batters registered one hit and DH Chris McMurray had the team’s only RBI.
Laredo 3, Lincoln 1 — Box Score
The Laredo Lemurs scored all three of their runs in the fifth inning and those runs turned out to be all the runs they needed as they downed the Lincoln Saltdogs 3-1.
DH J.P. Ramirez doubled in CF Nick Van Stratten and C Carlos Ramirez to open the scoring. In the next at bat Devin Goodwin singled to score Ramirez and put the Lemurs out in front by the winning margin. J.P. Ramirez was one of just four Lemurs to have a hit in the game.
The Saltdogs outhit the Lemurs 10-4 on the night as eight different batters had at least one hit. RF Brian Joynt and 3B Omar Luna both had a team-high two hits.
Fargo-Moorhead 8, St. Paul 1 — Box Score
A pair of RedHawks tallied three-RBI games to help down the St. Paul Saints 8-1 in front of the Fargo-Moorhead fans.
RedHawks LF Sawyer Carroll was 3-for-4 with three RBI and a homerun in the fifth inning. Right behind him in the batting order, 1B C.J. Retherford went 2-for-3 with three RBI. Both the leadoff man SS Zach Penprase and 3B Ronnie Bourquin – who drew four walks in the contest – crossed the plate three times. C Petey Paramore also had a strong night as he went 2-for-2 with two RBI and a pair of walks.
St. Paul took the early lead after SS Joey Becker singled in a run in the second but the RedHawks took control in the third inning and never trailed again. Starter Taylor Stanton picked up the win for his seven innings on the mound in which he allowed just one run on six hits.
Sioux Falls 6, Gary SouthShore 3 — Box Score
With three two-run innings, the Sioux Falls Canaries doubled up the Gary SouthShore RailCats 6-3 on Monday night. The first of those two-run spurts came in the third in inning as DH Chris Duffy, who was 2-for-5 with three RBI in the game, singled in a pair of runs. Duffy struck again in the fifth after 1B A.J. Kirby-Jones hit a solo blast and the Canaries tacked on some insurance runs in the ninth to close out the night.
LF Brandon Jones and 3B Carlos Mendez each added two hits for the Canaries. For the RailCats, five batters had hits in the game and four of them had two-hit games. C Craig Maddox went 2-for-4 with a runs scored while RF Drew Martinez, 3B Wally Backman and 1B Derek Smith each had two hits and an RBI.
On the mound, starter Kyle Ruwe earned the win as he went six innings and allowed three earned runs on seven hits and reliever Alan DeRatt picked up the save.
Winnipeg 4, Trois-Rivieres 0 — Box Score
Starting pitcher Nick Hernandez paved the way for the Winnipeg Goldeyes as they topped the Trois-Rivieres Aigles 4-0 in an interleague affair. Hernandez earned the win as he tossed seven innings and held the Aigles scoreless while allowing just four hits and striking out eight batters.
Hernandez’ teammates provided him with the lead in the first inning and he took care of the rest on the way to his first win of the season. Winnipeg scored a run in first and second innings and then added another pair in the top of the ninth to help salt the game away. Both 1B Casey Haerther and CF Reggie Abercrombie had two-hits and an RBI for the Goldeyes.
For the Aigles, 2B Jose Cuevas and SS Travis Weaver had two hits at the plate. 3B Eric Grabe added a double of his own and a base on balls.
Sioux City 12, Rockland 6 — Box Score
The Sioux City Explorers jumped out to an early lead and held off a Rockland rally with a five-run sixth inning to claim the interleague contest 12-6.
Both teams had no trouble putting the bat on the ball as they combined for 25 hits with the Boulders edging the Explorers 13-12 but Sioux City was able to turn those hits into more run production as they game wore on. Sioux City 1B Andres Perez and RF Peter Barrows both went 3-for-4 with a pair of runs scored in the game and Barrows had a team-high three RBI.
The Boulders put up three runs in the seventh to trim the deficit to six runs but couldn’t draw any closer. Seven Boulders have hits in the game including C Joe Maloney and Stephen Cardullo who each had three hits on the night. Cardullo finished the game 3-for-3 with three RBI.
Kansas City at Amarillo – Postponed
The game between the Kansas City T-Bones and the Amarillo Sox was postponed due to field conditions and will be made up Tuesday as part of a double header. The first game is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. Central Time.