Lincoln 6, Kansas City 5 – Box Score
The Lincoln Saltdogs (40-47) walked off on the Kansas City Monarchs 6-5 on Sunday afternoon at Haymarket Park.
The Monarchs took the lead in the top of the eighth inning when CF Jacob Robson (2-for-4) hit a grand slam to give Kansas City a 5-4 edge. In the bottom of the ninth, CF Hunter Clanin drew a lead-off walk, took second when pinch hitter Matt Goodheart singled, and scored the game-tying run when LF Justin Byrd singled later in the inning. Goodheart scored the game-winning run on a wild pitch.
Byrd finished the game 4-for-5 with two RBIs and two runs scored. DH Jason Rogers, 3B Ryan Long and RF Welington Dotel each added a pair of hits and Rogers had three RBIs.
Lake Country 2, Gary SouthShore 1 – Box Score
The Lake Country DockHounds (31-56) rallied for a pair of runs in the eighth inning to top the Gary SouthShore RailCats 2-1.
The RailCats took an early lead with a solo home run from RF LG Castillo in the top of the first. The RailCats held that lead until the bottom of the eighth when DH Lamar Briggs scored on a sac fly from 3B Tristen Carranza and 2B Jordan Schaffer (2-for-3) scored when 1B T.J. Bennett reached on a fielder’s choice.
Reliever Carlos Diaz replaced Greg Veliz in the top of the ninth and retired the side in order to earn the save. Veliz earned the win for working the eighth.
Kane County 3, Cleburne 1 – Box Score
The Kane County Cougars (45-42) plated three runs early and made them stand up on the way to a 3-1 win over the Cleburne Railroaders Sunday afternoon.
In the bottom of the second, C B.J. Lopez and SS Galli Cribbs Jr. both singled and then scored when 2B Sherman Johnson hit his 11th home run of the season. The Railroaders scored their only run of the game in the top of the fourth when 3B Chase Simpson touched the plate after a sac fly from C Wyatt Mathisen.
Starting pitcher Westin Muir earned the win as he went six innings and allowed one run on four hits while recording four strikeouts. Reliever Ryan Tapani picked up the save for working the ninth.
Chicago 6, Fargo-Moorhead 0 – Box Score
The Chicago Dogs (49-37) blanked the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks 6-0 to take the final game of the series on Sunday afternoon.
The Dogs took the lead in the bottom of the first inning as C Ryan Lidge (2-for-3) hit a solo home run. In the second, SS Connor Kopach (2-for-4) doubled home 2B Grant Kay (2-for-4) and 3B Cody Bohanek scored on a sac fly from DH Trent Bauer.
Kay homered in the fourth and Kopach homered in the sixth and Lidge added an RBI single in the fifth. Starting pitcher Jeff Kinley picked up the win as he worked 5.2 innings and gave up four hits while striking out six.
For the RedHawks, DH Drew Ward and RF John Silviano each went 2-for-4.
Winnipeg 6, Sioux City 1 – Box Score
The Winnipeg Goldeyes (47-39) gave up a run in the first and blanked the Sioux City Explorers the rest of the way as they claimed a 6-1 win on Sunday.
In the bottom of the first, LF Trey Martin (2-for-4) singled home 2B Danny Amaral to give the Explorers the early lead. The Goldeyes took the lead in the third as DH Logan Hill hit a lead-off homer and SS Raul Navarro (2-for-5) and 3B Ian Sagdal both scored when 1B David Washington reached on error.
Washington added a two-run homer in the fifth and, in the eighth, CF Reggie Pruitt Jr. scored when 2B Kevin Lachance (2-for-4) reached on an error.
Milwaukee 9, Sioux Falls 3 – Box Score
The Milwaukee Milkmen (47-40) turned 10 hits into nine runs as they dropped the Sioux Falls Canaries 9-3 to complete the series sweep.
Eight of the nine Milkmen that went to the plate recorded at least one hit in the game. CF Bryan Torres went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored and SS Jeremiah Burks went 2-for-3 with four RBIs and three runs scored including his third homer of the season. LF Aaron Hill added a pair of runs.
The Canaries saw four two-hit performances from DH Gavin LaValley, RF Aaron Takacs, 3B Angelo Altavilla and CF Kona Quiggle. Quiggle doubled twice and had two RBIs.
Starting pitcher Myles Smith earned the win for throwing eight innings and allowing one run on five hits while striking out eight batters.