August 13 Night Recap
Kansas City 4, Lincoln 3 (10 innings)
The T-Bones walked off on Lincoln, winning 4-3 after a 10th-inning solo shot from C Petey Paramore (pictured).
Paramore batted 3-for-5, including the homer and an eighth-inning double, and scored two runs.
The Saltdogs jumped out to a 3-0 lead after a three-run fourth inning, but Kansas City tied the score with a three-run seventh.
In that inning, SS Felix Molina drove in the T-Bones’ first run with an RBI single, and RF Luis Rivera tied the game with a two-RBI single. Rivera batted 2-for-4 with two RBI and a stolen base.
Relief pitcher Chad Robinson (2-3) earned the win after pitching two scoreless innings to end the game.
Fargo-Moorhead 4, Rockland 1
Rockland scored first in the top of the third, but the RedHawks took the lead for good in the bottom frame, scoring two runs during DH Nic Jackson’s at-bat.
With a 2-1 count, a wild pitch flew by Jackson, and C Todd Jennings advanced from second to third and then third to home on an error by Rockland Scott Knazek, tying the score.
On the next pitch, Jackson connected for the go-ahead RBI single.
RedHawks’ right-hander Taylor Stanton (8-3) kept the Boulders’ bats at bay, with six innings of six-hit ball. He allowed one earned run and struck out seven. The Boulders scored their lone run on a third-inning RBI single from 1B Carlos Rivera.
2B C.J. Retherford provided insurance for the RedHawks with a fifth-inning RBI single and a seventh-inning sacrifice fly to round out the scoring.
Winnipeg 9, Sioux City 3
Seven Winnipeg runs in the first two innings spoiled Sioux City’s chances and helped the Goldeyes to a 9-3 win.
Winnipeg starter Matthew Jackson (2-0) handled the Explorers for eight innings, allowing three runs on seven hits. He struck out five and walked one.
The Goldeyes scored two runs in the top of the first on DH Yurendell de Caster’s sacrifice fly and RF Ray Sadler’s RBI double.
In the top of the second, the Goldeyes put the game out of reach with five runs on five hits and three errors. The inning’s first two runs were scored on errors and then de Caster, Sadler and SS Josh Mazzola hit RBI singles to bring in three more runs.
Sadler, de Caster and RF Ryan Scoma all had three hits. Sadler led all Goldeyes with three RBI. Mazzola batted 2-for-5 with two RBI.
Sioux City RF Sam Judah batted 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in the loss.
Grand Prairie 5, Amarillo 2 (10 innings)
The AirHogs saved their scoring for the latter innings, mounting a two-run comeback in the top of the ninth and scoring three more in the 10th for a 5-2 win.
With the bases loaded in the ninth, Grand Prairie DH Palmer Karr hit a one-out, two-RBI single to center field to level the score at 2-2.
The AirHogs loaded the bases again in the tenth and CF Rian Kiniry scored the go-ahead run on a passed ball. A walk to 2B Ryan Pineda gave Grand Prairie another bases-loaded opportunity, and 1B Andres Rodriguez capitalized with a two-RBI single to right field.
Closer Patrick Mincey retired the Sox in order to close out the bottom of the tenth and earn his 19th save. Relief pitcher Boomer Potts (3-0) kept the AirHogs in the game with 2 1/3 innings of scoreless pitching to notch the win.
Amarillo scored its two runs in the second on an RBI single from 2B Trey Ford and a sacrifice fly from CF Jason Martin. Starter Ryan Mitchell allowed just one hit to the AirHogs in seven innings of work, but didn’t factor in the decision.
El Paso 9, Laredo 7
The Diablos scored one run in the sixth, seventh and eighth innings to overcome Laredo’s six-run fourth inning and win, 9-7.
The Lemurs led 7-6 after their scoring outburst in the fourth and fifth innings, but El Paso C Juan Apodaca tied the game in the sixth with an RBI single to left field. In the seventh, Diablos’ 3B Miguel Chacoa drove in the go-ahead run on a sacrifice fly, and Apodaca added some cushion with an RBI double in the eighth. Apodaca batted 2-for-3 with two RBI.
El Paso right-hander Jake Meiers (2-1) picked up the win after throwing a scoreless seventh inning. Closer Marshall Schuler earned his ninth save by holding the two-run lead in the ninth.
For the Lemurs, C Brian Peterson had a terrific night, batting 4-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI. RF Harrison Kain also had success at the plate, batting 3-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored.
Gary SouthShore at Wichita (Postponed – Inclement Weather)
The game between Gary SouthShore and Wichita has been postponed due to inclement weather. Tonight’s game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Wednesday beginning at 5:05 p.m.