3 stars: Markus Solbach, Kane County: 6 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO, W (7-2).
2 stars: Fernery Ozuna, Hillsboro - 3-for-4, TPL, R, BB, SB
1 star: Cameron Smith, Missoula: 4 relief IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, W (2-0)
0 stars: Evan Marshall, Reno - 1 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO
Triple-A Reno 5 @ Albuquerque 16. The Aces scored two in the top of the first, before the Isotopes responded with 16 unanswered runs. Caleb Clay and Evan Marshall combined to allow 14 runs on 17 hits, without retiring a batter in the fourth, though Addison Reed did work a perfect seventh, striking out a pair. CF Todd Glaesmann had his fifth HR, 1B Nick Evans and 2B Jordan Pacheco each had two-hit nights.
Double-A Mobile off day.
High-A Visalia 6, Lake Elsinore 3. The Rawhide took advantage of Storm wildness, scoring four in the fifth on one hit, a three-run double by 1B Daniel Palka. Visalia had only four hits in total, but it was enough on a night when their pitchers fanned a total of 17 batters. R.J. Hively allowed two runs in four innings, but the bullpen turned it up with 11 strikeouts over five relief frames. Nickolas Sarianides struck out the side in the ninth, for his 14th save.
A Kane County 4, Burlington 2. Markus Solbach improved to 7-2 with six innings of one-run ball, scattering five hits and a pair of walks, with one strikeout. LF Ryan Hutchinson got his first home-run of the season to break a 1-1 tie in the fifth inning, and a two-run single by 2B Henry Castillo padded the lead for the Cougars. Hutchinson, DH Cody Regis and CF Victor Reyes each had two-hit nights.and Zac Curtis picked up his 16th save with a scoreless ninth.
A Short Hillsboro 3, Vancouver 2 (11). The Hops scored a pair in the second, but had to wait a long time for anyone else to cross the plate, 2B Fernery Ozuna had three hits, including a triple, and also walked. 1B Trevor Mitsui doubled, walked and scored twice. Joey Donino scattered three hits and four walks over four scoreless, as Hillboro showed shaky control, issuing 10 free passes and three wild pitches. The Canadians tied things in the sixth, but an RBI groundout by 3B Nate Robertson gave them the lead in the 11th, and Ariel Hernandez got the save, after the tying run was on third with one out.
Rookie Missoula 6, Great Falls 1. Starter Scott Schultz allowed an unearned run over four innings, on four hits and a walk with five strikeouts. But Cameron Smith did better in relief: 13 batters faced, and the only one to reach did so on an error. 1B Austin Byler had a pair of doubles and a single, scoring twice for the Osprey. 3B Tyler Humphries had an RBI double and an RBI HBP. CF Matt McPhearson singled, stole a base and scored a run.
AZL D-backs 6, Dodgers 8. The D-backs carried a 6-3 lead into the ninth inning, but Tucker Ward and Scooter Price allowed a five-spot to blow the game. Starter Chester Pimentel was effective over five frames, allowing two runs on three hits and a walk, with seven strikeouts. 2B Alvaro Rondon had two hits and a walk for the D-backs; C Jose Herrera and CF Jacy Cave each had a single and pair of walks, Cave also adding a stolen base.