Winnipeg 6, Chicago 12 – Boxscore
The Winnipeg Goldeyes (31-27) lost 12-6 to the Chicago Dogs (39-19) at Impact Field on Wednesday afternoon.
Chicago (39-19) took a 5-0 lead in the top of the first beginning with an RBI single from Ryan Lidge. KC Hobson followed with a two-run home run to the left-center. Stevie Wilkerson singled to the right and scored from first on Grant Kay’s double to left-center. Two batters later, Trenton Bauer hit a two-out single down the left field line that scored Kay.
Michael Crouse drove in Chicago’s 10th run in the bottom of the fifth with an RBI groundout. Lidge then hit a two-run home run to left-center that pushed the lead to 12-0.
The Goldeyes got on the board in the top of the sixth. Raul Navarro and Max Murphy singled back-to-back with one out. David Washington ripped a single up the middle to score Navarro. Two batters later, Reggie Pruitt Jr. singled through the right side to chase home Murphy.
Chicago starter Jordan Kipper picked up the win, allowing two earned runs on nine hits in six innings. Kipper walked one and struck out eight.
Kansas City 1, Milwaukee 2 – Boxscore
The Milwaukee Milkmen defeated the Kansas City Monarchs Wednesday night 1-2 at Franklin Field.
Milwaukee began the scoring in the bottom of the fourth with a solo home run from Will Kengor.
Then scored again in the bottom of the sixth Keon Barnum singled to right field to bring home Corelle Prime.
Kansas finally got on the board in the top of the seventh when Pete Kozma singled to left field to bring home Matt Adams.
A.J Schugel was the winning pitcher and threw for 5 innings.
Kane County Cougars 0, Lake Country DockHounds 5 – Box Score
The Kane County Cougars (29-30) get shut out by the Lake Country DockHounds (21-37) on Wednesday night at Wisconsin Brewing Company Park.
The DockHounds opened their scoring in the bottom of the second with an unearned run scored by Gio Brusa to put them up one.
Tristen Carranza homered solo in the sixth inning and Efrain Contreras scored off T.J. Bennett’s single to increase the DockHounds lead to 3-0.
Zion Pettigrew sealed the deal for Lake Country scoring a two-run home run in the eighth inning bringing home Carranza.
Winning pitcher Angel Ventura threw for all nine innings allowing only four hits.
Explores 4, Saltdogs 9 – Boxscore
Skyler Weber hit a grand slam, Matt Goodheart drew four walks and the Saltdogs beat the Sioux City Explorers, 9-4, at Haymarket Park on Wednesday night.
Weber’s grand slam came as part of a six-run 6th inning. After both Welington Dotel and Josh Altmann drew bases-loaded walks, Weber hit a grand slam down the right-field line for his second grand slam of the year. Goodheart’s four walks tied Ryan Long for both the season high and franchise record.
The Lincoln Saltdogs (28-31) took a 2-1 lead on Ryan Long’s two-run double in the 3rd inning. The Sioux City Explorers (23-34) had opened the scoring on an RBI single from Trey Martin in the 1st.
After the X’s tied the game with an RBI single from Danry Vasquez in the 5th inning, Altmann hit a groundout that scored a run and restored Lincoln’s lead.
Martin later connected on a two-run homer in the 7th to make it 9-4, but the ‘Dogs held on to even the five-game series at two apiece.
Garett Delano earned the win, allowing two runs over five innings. Carter Hope allowed two runs in two innings, while Jonathan Cheshire tossed two scoreless innings to end the game.
RedHawks 7, Canaries 2 (10 Innings) – Boxscore
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks (39-19) struck for five runs in the top of the tenth inning to break open a tight contest as the RedHawks topped the Sioux Falls Canaries (23-33) 7-2 on Wednesday.
Jabari Henry homered with one out in the first inning to give Sioux Falls an early 1-0 lead. The score held until the top of the fourth when Ben Livorsi tied the game with a two-out single and Manuel Boscan doubled home Evan Alexander an inning later to put Fargo in front.
But Zane Gurwitz had an answer, tying the game with a solo homerun in the bottom of the fifth and the Sioux Falls pitching staff would not allow a baserunner until extra innings. There the RedHawks took advantage of a drawn-in infield and the lone Sioux Falls fielding error of the game to break the game open.
Five different Canaries recorded a hit while Colby Wyatt, Mitchell Walters and Riley Ferrell combined to toss three perfect innings of relief.
Cleburne RailRoaders 16, Gary Southshore RailCats 13 – Box Score
The Cleburne RailRoaders (24-34) edge out the Gary Southshore RailCats (24-35) in a high-scoring game on Wednesday night at U.S. Steel Yard.
Nate Scantlin opened the scoring for the RailCats from a double hit by Jonathan Engelmann. Engelmann scored later in the inning off a sacrifice fly.
Jackson Smith added to the lead, scoring a home run in the second. Michael Woodworth, Engelmann and Jesus Marriaga all found home plate in the second to stretch the lead to 7-0.
Scantlin and Woodworth both scored again in the fourth making the score 11-1.
It was all Cleburne after that as Hector Sanchez homered a two run home run. Zach Nehrir and Hill Alexander also scored home runs in the seventh as they continued to chip away at the lead.
Hunter Wolfe and Nick Shumpert scored in the eighth to seal the deal and take the comeback win for Cleburne.
Winning pitcher Nick Gardewine threw for one inning allowing only one hit