Scranton-Wilkes Barre RailRiders (3-4) beat the Syracuse Chiefs (2-5) 7-2
The RailRiders had a good day at the plate and on the mound as they scored seven runs and held the Chiefs to only two, both of which came in the second inning. RailRiders’ starter Graham Stoneburner pitched 5 innings while allowing 2 runs, 4 hits, 2 walks, and striking out 5. Danny Burawa, who pitched 2 scoreless innings, picked up the win. On the offensive side, Corben Joseph and Adonis Garcia each had two RBI (Garcia’s coming on a home run in the eighth inning). Mark Montgomery shut the door with two shutout innings.
Trenton Thunder (4-3) beat the Erie SeaWolves (2-4) 6-4
Mason Williams, Francisco Arcia, and Ali Castillo each had two hits in the Thunder’s 6-4 victory over the SeaWolves. It was Arcia who carried the offense, as he went 2-for-3 with three RBI, which would prove to be the difference between a win and a loss for Trenton.
Tampa Yankees (4-3) beat the Clearwater Threshers (1-6) 7-3
The first four batters in Tampa’s lineup (Jake Cave, Cito Culver, Eric Jagielo, and Peter O’Brien) all had at least one RBI in the Yankees’ 7-3 win over the Threshers. Jagielo went 1-4 with 2 RBI and O’Brien, who is now hitting .370 on the season, went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in the second inning (his third this season). Eric Wooten picked up the win for Tampa as he pitched 6 shutout innings, allowing only 3 hits while striking out 6.
Charleston RiverDogs (3-4) lose to the Augusta GreenJackets (4-4) 5-1
Charleston only managed three hits in a 5-1 loss to Augusta. Though the RiverDogs had a 1-0 lead through five innings, the GreenJackets scored five in the sixth and seventh innings.