Lincoln 4, Texas 3 – Final/11 Innings — Box Score
For the second straight night, the Lincoln Saltdogs beat the Texas AirHogs with a walk-off home run. This time it came off the bat of CF Randolph Oduber in the bottom of the 11th inning to provide a 4-3 win.
LF Brandon Jacobs, who hit the walk-off home run on Monday night, saved the Saltdogs in the bottom of the ninth with a two-run shot to tie the game at 2-2. The AirHogs took the lead in the top of the 11th when CF Cameron Monger lifted a sac fly to center that scored 2B Trevor Sealey, who led the team with two hits and two runs scored. But in the bottom of the frame, SS Ivan Marin drew a lead-off walk and then Oduber turned on a 0-1 delivery to give the Saltdogs the win.
RF Denis Phipps gave Texas the lead in the top of the first inning with a two-run home run of his own, his first of the season. After Tuesday’s game, both Oduber and Jacobs have left the yard three times.
Winnipeg 8, Sioux Falls 4 — Box Score
The Winnipeg Goldeyes halted a ninth-inning rally from the Sioux Falls Canaries to seal an 8-4 win.
The Goldeyes built an 8-0 lead with the help of three three-hit performers. 1B David Bergin went 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI, 3B Wes Darvill went 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI and SS Alixon Sohn went 3-for-4 with four RBI and two runs scored. In the bottom of the eight, LF Mason Katz hit a solo home run and Sohn doubled home Darvill before scoring on a single from RF Josh Romanski to give the Goldeyes an 8-0 lead.
In the ninth, 3B Chris Jacobs and LF Ty Morrison hit back-to-back RBI singles and then came around to score themselves but Morrison’s run came on a double play and reliever Ryan Chaffee forced a fly out in the next at-bat to end the game.
Sioux City 7, Fargo-Moorhead 0 — Box Score
The Sioux City Explorer’s starter Reed Pfannenstein and reliever Keith Picht combined to shut out the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks and the bats took care of the rest as Sioux City won 7-0.
Pfannenstein worked seven innings in the winning effort and gave up just four hits while striking out three batters. Picht tossed the eighth and ninth frames and allowed just one hit to go along with his three strikeouts. Offensively for the Explorers, LF Jayce Ray went 3-for-5 with a run scored while three other batters – CF Tony Campana, 1B John Nogowski and C Dylan Kelly – each added two hits.
For the RedHawks, five different batters each recorded one hit.
Wichita 8, Salina 2 — Box Score
The Wichita Wingnuts gave up a run in the first and another in the ninth but scored more than enough in between to take an 8-2 win against the Salina Stockade.
The Wingnuts took the lead for good in the bottom of the third inning. 2B Christian Stringer broke a 1-1 tie with an RBI single to right field that plated SS Leo Vargas and then Stringer scored when 3B T.J. Mittelstaedt hit a three-run home run two batters later. Mittelstaedt when 2-for-4 in the game and 1B Matt Chavez went 3-for-4 with two RBI including a solo home run in the second.
Six different Salina batters each had one hit in the game including 3B Jordan Caillouet, who homered in the ninth. Witchita starting pitcher Ryan Kussmaul earned the win for working six innings and giving up one run on four hits while striking out five batters.
Kansas City 11, Gary SouthShore 0 — Box Score
The Kansas City T-Bones worked around a pair of rain delays to shut out the Gary SouthShore RailCats 11-0.
The T-Bones used six different pitchers in the shutout and reliever Rich Mascheri picked up the win as he worked the fifth inning. The T-Bones’ pitching staff combine to allow just five hits and they struck out nine batters. Offensively, Kansas City scored four runs in the fourth and five more in the fifth to provide more than enough run support. 2B Zach Walters went 4-for-5 with three runs scored in the game and DH Kevin Keyes, RF Daniel Rockett and C Christian Correa each finished the game with two hits including a home run.
3B Marcus Lemon also had two hits for the T-Bones. For the RailCats, OF Anthony Cheky Jr. went 2-for-4.
Cleburne 15, St. Paul 1 — Box Score
The Cleburne Railroaders scored 12 runs in the fifth through eighth innings to run away from the St. Paul Saints 15-1.
The Railroaders racked up 17 hits from seven different batters in the game and eight of those hits went for extra bases. RF Mitch Glasser led the charge as he went 5-for-5 with a double and a home run for four RBI and two runs scored. 3B Brandon Tierney also left the yard in the game and doubled twice as he went 3-for-5 with two RBI and three runs scored. Four other Railroaders, including LF Devan Ahart who scored three times, registered two-hit games.
The Saints got off to a great start as RF Danny Oh hit a solo home run in the first at-bat of the game, but starting pitcher Patrick Mincey settled down from there to earn the win. Mincey went seven innings, allowing just the one run on six hits with six strikeouts.