Milwaukee 6, Gary SouthShore 5 Box Score
The Milwaukee Milkmen (7-6) walk it off against the Gary SouthShore RailCats (5-8) to open the series.
At the top of the 6th inning, the RailCats led the Milkmen 6-0. But the Milkmen fought their way back, scoring 1 run in the 6th, 1 run in the 7th, and two runs in the 9th. The RailCats took a 1 run lead entering the bottom of the 9th. SS Mason Davis (3-for5, R) lead off with a single off of RailCats RP Chris Erwin. Right after Davis was DH Keon Barnum (2-for-5, R, 3 RBIs) who hit a deep fly ball over the left field wall for a two run homer to end the game.
For the RailCats, SS Daniel Lingua went 4-for-4 with a run and C Michael Cruz went 2-for-4 with 2 RBIs. Also, for Gary SouthShore, CF Javeyan Williams went 2-for-3 with 2 runs and 1 RBI.
Lake Country 15, Kane County 6 Box Score
The Lake Country DockHounds (8-5) set the tone to route the Kane County Cougars (8-5).
The Cougars and DockHounds took a 2-2 tie into the top of the 6th before Lake Country tacked on 6 runs starting with a bases loaded RBI single from DH Blake Berry (2-for-5, 2 R, 2 RBIs). The Cougars answered with two runs of their own in the bottom half of the frame thanks to an RBI from 1B Josh Rolette (2-for-3, 2R, 2 RBIs) and an RBI from 3B Dylan Busby (2-for-4, 3 RBIs).Lake Country took an 8-6 lead into the top of the 9th before they tacked on 7 more runs to increase their lead. The DockHounds held the Cougars scoreless in the bottom of the 9th to end the game.
For the Cougars, RF Steve Lombardozzi went 3-for-5 with two runs and DH Nick Anderson went 2-for-3
Kansas City 15, Sioux Falls 5 Box Score
The Kansas City Monarchs (8-6) establish control early in the series against the Sioux Falls Canaries (5-9).
The Canaries got out to an early 4-0 lead after two innings. The Monarchs woke up in the bottom of the fifth after trailing 1-4. Kansas City scored four runs, including a 2-run homer from LF Gabriel Guerrero (2-for-4, 3 R, 3 RBIs), to hoist them to a 5-5 tie entering the 6th. The Monarchs took full control of the game entering the 7th, scoring 3 runs, and solidifying the win with 7 runs in the 8th. For Kansas City, RF. Jan Hernandez went 2-for-2 with 1 run and 1 RBI and 3B Kevin Santa went 2-for-4 with 2 runs and 1 RBI
For the Canaries, C Andres Noriegs went 3-for-4 with one run and both RF Wiley Ulrich and SS Osvaldo Martinez went 2-for-5 with 1 run and 2 RBIs.
Cleburne 3, Chicago 2 Box Score
The Railroaders (3-10) secure their third win of the year as they walk it off against the Chicago Dogs on Friday night in Cleburne.
Zach Nehrir sent a two-run shot over the left-field fence in the bottom of the ninth to lift Cleburne over the Dogs for the first time in 2022, and for the first time in the 6-game set. Things seemed to be smooth sailing for Chicago’s starter A.J. Kullman as he went six innings with only giving up one run and four hits, two walks, and four strikeouts. The Dogs offense gave him two runs of support to sustain a one-run lead heading into the ninth inning. Paul Schwendel came in for the Dogs in the ninth and gave up the walk-off winner, earning the loss on the night through just a third of an inning. Nick Gardewine of Cleburne gets the win with an inning pitched and two strikeouts. Game five of six in the series is set for tomorrow in Cleburne at 7:06 p.m.
Fargo-Moorhead 5, Sioux City 4 Box Score
The Redhawks of Fargo-Moorhead stay (10-3) stay scorching hot with their ninth win in a row over Sioux City on Friday Night.
The first place Redhawks started off quickly posting three runs in the top of the first as Drew Ward went deep for a three-run shot. The Sioux City Explorers responded, however, scoring twice in the second thanks to a Mitch Ghelfi two-RBI double that scored Martin and Tiberi. Sioux City wasn’t down just yet scoring again in the third to tie the game. Then, in the fifth, the Redhawks took the lead for good and scored two more times off of a John Silviano two-run homer. Sioux City scored once more in the bottom of the eighth, but that would not be enough. The Redhawks remain in first place in the American Association West division, a half game above Lincoln.