Fargo-Moorhead 6, Texas 3 – Box Score
Fargo-Moorhead 3B Leobaldo Pina hit a grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the RedHawks a stunning 6-3 walk-off win over Texas.
The RedHawks jumped on the AirHogs early as they plated a run in the bottom of the first inning thanks to an RBI single from RF Tim Colwell. Fargo-Moorhead would increase their lead to 2-0 in the third as Colwell came around to score on a double from CF Devan Ahart. Texas would come storming back in the fifth as they took the lead at 3-2 via a LF Song Yunqi two-run home run and a groundout off the bat of DH Jonathan Moroney. The score stayed that way until the ninth when Pena’s home run gave the RedHawks the big victory.
Colwell went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI while Ahart had a double and two walks in a 1-for-2 day.
Fargo-Moorhead reliever Geoff Broussard threw a scoreless inning and earned his first win of the year. Broussard allowed two hits in the four batters that he faced.
Chicago 13, Milwaukee 3 – Box Score
Milwaukee rolled out to a 3-0 lead after two innings of play but it was all Chicago after that as they plated 13 runs over their next three frames and cruised to a 13-3 win. With the victory, the Dogs swept the three-game series.
Chicago pounded out 16 hits in the contest with six players having multi-hit games. Leadoff hitter Harrison Smith went 2-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI while Kelly Dugan had a pair of doubles and two RBIs in a 3-for-5 day. Keon Barnum also added a grand slam and Edwin Arroyo and Victor Roache each collected two hits and two runs.
Dogs starter Jake Dahlberg gave up three earned runs in eight innings of work to notch the victory. Dahlberg allowed a walk and six hits to go along with seven strikeouts.
Sam Dexter had a 2-for-3 outing with a run scored in the loss for Milwaukee.
Winnipeg 3, Kansas City 1 – Box Score (Game 2/7 Innings – Completion of Suspended Game from May 25)
Winnipeg jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead in the first inning and would cruise from there to a 3-1 victory over Kansas City. With the win, the Goldeyes gained in a split in the twinbill.
The pair of runs in the first came off the bat of RF Willy Garcia who hit a two-run home run with one out in the frame. Garcia went 1-for-3 with two runs batted in. Center fielder Reggie Abercrombie also plated an insurance run in the sixth for Winnipeg and had a 1-for-2 outing.
Goldeyes starting pitcher Parker French tossed a solid performance and earned his first win of the season. The righty gave up an earned run on three hits with two walks and three strikeouts. French threw 98 pitches in the contest with 56 going for strikes.
For Kansas City, CF Forrestt Allday hit a solo home run in the fifth inning to account for the team’s lone run.
Winnipeg 4, Kansas City 2 – Box Score (Regularly Scheduled Game)
Winnipeg plated three runs in the bottom of the second inning to take a 3-1 advantage and would go on to defeat Kansas City by a 4-2 final.
After giving up a run in the top of the second to fall behind 1-0, the Goldeyes plated their three runs in the bottom frame via a sacrifice fly by 3B Wes Darvill, a groundout by SS Adrian Marin and an RBI single by C Kevin Garcia. Winnipeg added an insurance run in the sixth as Marin scored on a single by DH Josh Romanski. The T-Bones would score a run in the ninth but it would not be enough.
Goldeyes starter Kevin McGovern threw seven solid innings and earned the win. The southpaw allowed an unearned run on three hits with a walk and 11 big strikeouts. McGovern is now 2-0 on the year.
First baseman Carlos Franco went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI in the loss for Kansas City.