Three Stars Jazz Chisholm 3-5 with two home runs
Two Stars Taylor Widener 7 IP 1 run, 4 hits, 11:0 K:BB
One Star Marcus Wilson, 0-3, but drew the only Rawhide walk
Zero Stars Troy Scribner 6.0 IP 5 hits, 5 runs (4 earned runs on 4 home runs) 9:2 K:BB
Reno Aces 1 Albuquerque Isotopes 5
Troy Scribner pitched six innings, and gave up five runs (four earned) on five hits and two walks, striking out nine, but he was absolutely lit up, with four of those five hits being home runs. Anthony Vasquez struck out three in his two perfect innings of relief.
The offense really didn’t show up for this one, with Socrates Brito going 2 for 4 with a double, and Cody Decker going 2 for 3 accounting for four out of the six Aces hits in this game. Michael Perez was 1-4 with a double, and pitcher Troy Scribner, who was 1-2 at the plate, account for the remaining hits in the game.
Jackson Generals 4 Pensacola Blue Wahoos 1
Taylor Widener had an excellent start, striking out eleven while walking no batters in seven innings pitched. Widener gave up a run on four hits, but all the damage came on a solo home run in the second. Taylor Mucullough walked the two batters he faced, and was unable to get any outs. Kirby Bellow came on pitched a perfect eighth inning instead. Yoan Lopez pitched a perfect ninth, striking out a batter.
Dominga Leyba had a nice night at the plate in his 2018 debut with the Generals, going 2 for 4 with a double. Juniel Querecuto continued his hot streak, going 2 for 3 with a walk and a double. Kevin Medrano was 2-5 with two doubles. Jason Morozowksi was also 1-4 with a double and a run scored.
Modesto Nuts 3 Visalia Rawhide 5
Emilio Vargas pitched 4.2 innings, giving up two runs (1 earned) on three hits and two walks, while striking out nine. The lone earned run came on a solo home run in the fourth, and the other run came on a wild pitch in the fifth inning. Jun Garcia got the final out of the fifth inning, and would pitch the sixth and seventh inning, giving up just two walks while striking out two. Tyler Mark would give up a hit in his scoreless inning of work in the eighth. Kevin Ginkel would work the ninth, allowing a run on two hits while striking out three, earning the save.
Daulton Varsho and Drew Ellis were both 1-3 with a double. Pavin Smith was 1-3 with an run batted in. Dominic Miroglio was 2-4 with a run score, and Stephen Smith with was 2-3. Marcus Wilson was 0 for 3, but drew the lone walk by Rawhide batters in the game.
Kane County Cougars 8 Peoria Chiefs 4
Brian Shaffer pitched six innings, allowing two runs on six hits and a walk, while striking out six. Matt Brill pitched two innings, giving up 2 runs (1 earned, thanks to an error by Jazz Chisholm) on 2 hits and a walk, while striking out three. Jordan Watson pitched a scoreless ninth, giving up a hit and a walk, and striking out a batter in his inning pitched.
On the offensive side of things, Jasrado Chisholm had an awesome night at the plate, going 3 for 5 with two home runs. Gabriel Maciel was 2 for 5 with a run scored. Tim Susnara was 3 for 4 with two runs scored. Yoel Yanqui was also 1 for 3 with a double and two walks