Sioux City Explorers 1, Kansas City Monarchs 8 – Box Score
The Kansas City Monarchs (25-11) took down the Sioux City Explorers (14-21) on Thursday afternoon at Legends Field.
Kansas City opened the scoring in the bottom of the first on back to back solo homers by Darnell Sweeney and Gabriel Guerrero. Alexis Olmeda added to the Monarchs lead with a solo home run of his own in the second.
The Explorers scored their only run in the fourth on a single by Trey Martin that scored Danny Amaral.
Kansas City broke the game open in the seventh on a David Thompson three run homer that increased the Monarchs lead to 5.
Justin Donatella was credited with the win, throwing two strong innings in relief striking out four.
Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks 17, Lake Country DockHounds 10 – Box Score
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks (27-10) beat the Lake Country DockHounds (14-24) in a offensive matchup on Thursday evening at Wisconcin Brewing Company Park.
The RedHawks scored the first runs of the contest in the 2nd inning that started off with a solo blast by Evan Alexander. The DockHounds answered quickly scoring 3 runs as well in the bottom half of the inning by a double by Wilfredo Gimenez that scored Tristen Carranza and Zion Pettigrew.
Fargo-Moorhead pulled away in the top of the 4th when they scored 6 runs. Drew Ward, John Silviano, and Sam Dexter all hit home runs that contributed to the high scoring inning.
Starting pitcher Sebastian Kessay got the win for the RedHawks after pitching 6 innings, striking out 7, and allowing 4 earned runs.
Kane County Cougars 3, Gary SouthShore RailCats 2 (Final/10) – Box Score
The Gary SouthShore RailCats (17-21) fall to the Kane County Cougars (19-17) on Thursday evening at the U.S. Steel Yard.
The Cougars scored the first run of the game from a double by Ernie De La Trinidad that scored Galli Cribbs Jr. The RailCats responded next inning when Michael Cruz hit a solo home run.
A scoreless second half of the game led to extra innings. In the top of the 10th, Dylan Busby scores from a double hit by Galli Cribbs Jr.
Jack Anderson picked up the win in relief with 2 innings pitched, 0 earned runs, and 1 K.
Lincoln Saltdogs 0, Sioux Falls Canaries 1 – Box Score
The Lincoln Saltdogs (20-15) can’t get past the Sioux Falls Canaries (11-26) at Sioux Falls Stadium on Thursday night.
Jabari Henry scored the only run of the contest with a solo home run in the bottom of the 3rd inning.
Ty Culbreth earned the win on the bump for Sioux Falls behind an 8 inning, 5 K, 0 earned run performance.
Winnipeg Goldeyes 9, Cleburne Railroaders 2 – Box Score
The Winnipeg Goldeyes (19-17) took the series against the Cleburne Railroaders (10-26) on Thursday night in The Depot at Cleburne Station.
The Goldeyes opened the scoring in the top of the first inning when Max Murphy doubled down the left field line to drive in Ian Sagdal.
Winnipeg went up 4-0 in the third inning on a three-run home run to left-centre field by David Washington, his tenth of the season and second in two games.
Cleburne got on the board in the bottom of the same inning as Zach Nehrir knocked in Chuck Taylor with a single to left field that made the score 4-1 Goldeyes.
Washington brought in Sagdal with a single to right field in the top of the fourth before Murphy belted a three-run home run to left-centre field in the sixth inning to put Winnipeg up 8-1.
Cleburne’s Hill Alexander singled to left to score Chase Simpson in the bottom of the sixth inning to cut the Goldeyes’ lead to 8-2.
Lefty RJ Martinez went six innings to earn the victory. He allowed two runs on seven hits while striking out six and walking one batter.
Milwaukee Milkmen 9, Chicago Dogs 7 – Box Score
The Milwaukee Milkmen (20-16) took down the Chicago Dogs (22-14) on the road on Thursday night at Impact Field.
Chicago came out strong scoring six runs in the first inning. Michael Crouse found home plate first off of a single hit by K.C. Hobson. Connor Kopach sent Danny Mars and Grant Kay home off of a double.
Milwaukee rallied back with a two run home run hit in the second by Will Kengor. Corelle Prime scored in the seventh inning from a double hit by Will Kengor to take the lead for the first time all game. The Milkmen increased their lead by two in the eighth when Mason Davis hit a two run home run.
Myles Smith picked up the win after throwing for six innings and allowing six runs on seven hits.