Gary SouthShore 8, Sioux Falls 3- Box
A Sioux Falls rally was thwarted by three RailCats runs in the bottom of the eighth inning as Gary SouthShore pulled away for the win.
Former Canaries CF Drew Muren hit a two-run home run in that eighth for the game’s final two runs. He finished the night at 2-for-4 with the two RBIs. LF Josh Romanski was 3-for-4 with four RBIs and was a home run shy of the cycle. RF Drew Martinez and C Ryan Babineau also had two hits apiece in the winning effort for Gary. DH Craig Maddox recorded his 10th double of the season in the bottom of the second inning.
The win went to RHP Stephen Hiscock, who struck out seven and walked only one in six innings.
Fargo-Moorhead 5, St. Paul 3- Box
The RedHawks broke a 2-2 tie with three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning at Newman Outdoor Field. With two outs, DH Tim Alberts singled and 2B Brandon Newton followed by reaching on an error. The next hitter, RF Anthony Kaskadden, doubled them both home. Kaskadden scored when SS Zach Penprase hit an RBI single.
CF Nic Jackson was 3-for-4 for Fargo, and Newton was 2-for-3 with an RBI single. For St. Paul, DH Henry Wrigley and SS Joey Becker both had two hits apiece, with one hit for both coming in the form of a double.
LHP Jake Laber struck out four over six and 1/3 innings to earn the win. RHP Nate Garcia struck out two in a scoreless ninth for his 11th save.
Lincoln 6, Laredo 4- Box
Seven singles did the trick for the host Saltdogs on Tuesday, with Lincoln scoring two runs in three different innings en route to the win. CF Chad Mozingo and RF Brian Joynt both had two hits apiece for Lincoln. 1B Kevin Howard, in his first game off of the disabled list, drove in three, including two with an RBI single in the bottom of the first inning. Mozingo, Joynt and LF Matt Forgatch each had single RBIs in the contest.
For the visiting Lemurs, CF Nick Van Stratten was 3-for-5 with an RBI. DH JP Ramirez and 2B Travis Denker had two hits each, and Denker hit his 14th home run of the season on a solo shot in the first inning.
RHP Justin Kuks struck out two in six and 1/3 innings, earning himself the win. RHP Marshall Schuler racked up two strikeouts in the ninth en route to save no. 11 on the season.
Rockland 2, Sioux City 1 (10 innings)- Box
2B Matt Nandin had the game-winning RBI for the Boulders in the top of the 10th inning, scoring DH Will Walsh, who led off the extra frame with a double. The RBI was Nandin’s lone hit of the night as six Boulders had one hit apiece. Rockland’s other run came in the eighth inning on an RBI triple by RF Ryan Stovall, scoring CF Antone DeJesus.
Sioux City scored in the sixth on a sacrifice fly from SS Nate Samson, scoring CF Oscar Mesa.
RHP Fray Martinez recorded both of his outs via the strikeout in the ninth and earned a relief win. The save went to RHP Alex Kries, who struck out two in the 10th for Rockland.
Kansas City 8, Amarillo 2- Doubleheader Game One (9 innings)- Box
The T-Bones raced out to a 6-0 lead and never looked back en route to an 8-2 win over the Sox. Due to a delay that postponed the second game of the twinbill, the game was played to a full nine innings. Four Kansas City players had two hits each- SS Vladamir Frias, DH Byron Wiley, C Brian Erie and CF Robby Kuzdale.
RF Jonny Kaplan and 1B David Espinosa had two RBIs each in the win. For Amarillo, 2B Brandon Pinckney was 2-for-4.
RHP Kyle DeVore earned the win by striking out five over six innings of work.
Kansas City at Amarillo- Doubleheader Game Two, Postponed
Due to a delay before game one of the doubleheader between the T-Bones and Sox, the second game of the doubleheader was postponed until Wednesday. The teams will play a doubleheader beginning at 6:05 p.m. Central time at Amarillo National Bank Sox Stadium.
Grand Prairie at Wichita- Postponed
The game between the AirHogs and Wingnuts was postponed due to rain. The two clubs will play a doubleheader on Wednesday beginning at 11:05 a.m. Central time.
Winnipeg at Trois-Rivieres- Suspended
The game between the Goldeyes and Aigles was suspended due to rain in the fourth inning with the Goldeyes leading 5-2. The two clubs will complete the game Wednesday at 5:05 p.m. Eastern time with a seven-inning game to follow.