Dbacks affiliates took six out of ten games played, with Kane County playing a double header.
The Aces bullpen combined to throw a rare AAA PCL shutout. Alex Young pitched 2.0 scoreless innings, allowed just two hits while picking a runner off at first, and struck out two. Bradin Hagins followed with 4.0 scoreless innings, with just a hit and two walks, while striking out four. Joey Krehbiel followed with 1.2 perfect innings, with three strikeouts. Lucas Luetge faced one batter, and got an out. Ben Taylor struck out two in a perfect ninth.
The lone run of the game came courtesy of a Wyatt Mathisen solo homer in the bottom if the second.
Joel Payamps went 5.2 innings, and allowed six runs (one unearned thanks to a throwing error by Dom Miroglio) on eleven hits (including a two run homer) and a wild pitch, while striking out five. Cameron Gann pitched to one batter and struck him out in the sixth. Kevin McCanna pitched two scoreless innings, with a hit, a wild pitch, a walk, and three strikeouts.
The Generals jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first, after Ben DeLuzio walked, Jeffrey Baez singled, and then Pavin Smith walked to load the bases. Jamie Westbrook, the next batter, was walked, forcing in a run. Jazz Chisholm followed up with a sac fly, scoring a second run in the inning. Drew Ellis was hit by pitch, advanced to third on a Pavin Smith single, and scored on a Jamie Westbrook sac fly, to put the Generals up 2-1. Unfortunately the Generals were unable to hold on to the lead.
Jeff Bain went 5.0 innings, and allowed two runs (one unearned via a couple Camden Duzenack errors) on four hits and three walks, while striking out seven. Cole Bartlert went 3.0 scoreless innings, and allowed two hits and a wild pitch, while striking out one. West Tunnell pitched walked a pair of batters, and struck out three in a scoreless ninth inning.
Down 2-0 in the bottom of the fourth, the Rawhide scored a run after Jake McCarthy singled, Yoel Yanqui doubled, putting runners on first and third. Camden Duzenack grounded out, scoring McCarthy. The Rawhide scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth after L.T. Tolbert singled, and Renae Martinez hit a two run homer.
Jackson Goddard went 5.2 innings, and allowed two runs on three hits and three walks, while striking out four. Blake Workman went 1.1 perfect innings, and struck out three.
The Cougars scored a run in the top of the second to get a run on board first. Blaze Alexander walked and Geraldo Perdomo singled, a wild pitch let Alexander advanced to third, and Perdomo then stole second. Zach Shannon then walked to load the bases, and Tra Holmes reached on a missed catch error, allowing Alexander to score. The Bees answered with two runs in the bottom of the inning, but the Cougars scored two runs to tie it up and pull ahead by a run in the top of the third after Jose Herrera walked, and then scored after Buddy Kennedy hit a two run homer.
Matt Tabor went 5.0 innings and allowed two runs on five hits and walk, while striking out nine batters. Tabor was even better than he looked at first glance, since both runs came on a two run home run in the bottom of the third. Chester Pimentel, the first of three Pimentels pitching on Saturday, went two scoreless innings and allowed just a pair of hits, while striking out four.
The Cougars got on board first with a run in the second, after Blaze Alexander was hit by a pitch, stole second, and scores on a Keshawn Lynch single. Down 2-1, the Cougars tied it back up in the bottom for the fourth. Jose Herrera reached on fielding error, Buddy Kennedy singled, and Blaze Alexander walked to load the bases, and Keshawn Lynch hit a sac fly, scoring Herrera. With game tied going into the top of the seventh, Zach Shannon doubled, and Zachery Almond followed up with a homer, scoring two runs, and putting the Cougars up 4-2.
Adrian Del Moral went 5.0 innings, and allowed just a run on five hits, with no walks and seven strikeouts. Justin Garcia pitched 2.0 perfect innings, and struck out two. Erin Baldwin went .2 innings, with a hit, a walk, and two strikeouts. Trevor McKenna went .1 innings, walking one batter and striking out the other. Jose Cuas pitched a perfect ninth inning, and struck out one.
Steven Leyton got the Hops on board in the 4th, with a solo homer to left. With the game tied 1-1 in the bottom of the eighth, Ricky Martinez walked and stole second, Steven Leyton walked, and Andy Yerzy singled, scoring Martinez and sending Leyton to third. Jesus Marriaga ground into a double play, but Leyton managed to score on the play
The game started well enough, but an eight run sixth inning spoiled the rest of the game for the Osprey. Dustin Lacaze pitched 3.0 innings, and allowed just a pair of hits, while striking out three. Josh McMinn pitched 2.0 innings, allowing a run on three walks. McMinn walked a pair of batters in a scoreless fourth inning, and pitched a 1-2-3 scoreless fifth inning, but walked the first batter he faced in the sixth before being taken out of the game for Landon Whitson. Whitson pitched just an inning and allowed the inherited runner to score, along with seven runs on seven hits and a walk. Oliver Rosario pitched 2.0 innings, a scoreless seventh and eighth, with just two walks and a wild pitch, while striking out four. Mailon Arroyo pitched allowed a pair of hits while striking out one in a scoreless ninth.
The Osprey scored a run in the bottom of the fifth, giving them a 1-0 lead. Tristan Carranza walked, advanced to second on a passed ball, and scored on a Luvin Valbuena double. After the mess that was the top of the sixth, the Osprey did their best to scratch and climb their way out of the hole that was just dug. Axel Andueza singled, and Liover Peguero homered, scoring a pair of runs. Francis Martinez singled in the seventh, advanced to second on a passed ball, then to third on a ground out, and scored on another passed ball. The Osprey scored two more in the bottom of the eighth when Axel Andueza was hit by a pitch, Spencer Brickhouse singled, putting runners on first and third. Brickhouse advances to second and Andueza then scored on ANOTHER passed ball. Brickhouse scores after Liover Peguero ao singled. The Osprey could have tied it up, as Peguero advanced on a wild pitch, and Tristen Carranza was hit by pitch, bringing the winning run to the plate, but a pitching change later, and the Osprey went down silently the rest of the inning and in the ninth.
Alex Valdez went 5.0 innings, allowed two runs on three hits, a hit by pitch, a wild pitch, and a walk, while striking out one. After allowing a run in the top of the first. The D-backs scored three runs in the bottom of the second, which was just enough for them to pull out a win. Corbin Carroll singled, then Glenallen Hill and Oscar Santos hit back to back homers. The Brewers Blue answered back with another run in the top of the fourth, but the D-Backs shut down the offense after that. Michael Kohn relieved Valdez for the sixth inning, and struck out two in a perfect inning. Antonio Cardenas pitched a scoreless seventh and eighth inning, allowed a hit, a balk, and two walks, while striking out a pair. Eduardo Herrera struck out three in a scoreless ninth inning, though he allowed a hit and hit a batter.
Corbin Carroll was 2-3 with a stolen base, Glenallen Hill was 2-3 with homer and a stolen base, and Oscar Santos was 1-3 with a homer. There were some defensive misadventures in this one. Santos had two passed balls, and Ismael Jaime had both a fielding error AND an outfield assist, interestingly enough. Wilderd Patino doubled, the only non homer extra base hit in the game, but was thrown out going for third.
The D-backs1 jumped out to a 4-0 lead after scoring two runs in the second and two runs in the third, but a six run inning in the fourth cost them the game. The D-backs1 did rally and score a run in the top of the fifth and the top of the ninth, but they were just 2-9 with runners in scoring position and stranded seven runners on base. Having only one extra base hit, a double by Osvaldo Santilien, probably played a factor as well.
Yoscar Pimentel went 3.1 innings, and allowed five runs on six hits, two hit batters, and a wild pitch, though he walked none and struck out two. Aderlyn Silverio went 1.2 innings and allowed a run on three hits, with no walks, hit batters or wild pitches, while striking out one. Jheyson Perez went two innings and allowed a run on four hits and a wild pitch. Victor Martinez allowed just a hit in a scoreless inning, and struck out one.
The Dbacks jumped out to an early lead, scoring two runs in the bottom of the first, but this would quickly turn into a bad game all around. Pitchers Diomede Sierra, Pablo Pimentel, and Osvaldo Morel gave up at least 5 runs apiece. Defensively the D-backs2 committed seven errors. Second baseman Luis Rubio committed a throwing error, shortstop Dairon Cuevas had four errors (two fielding errors, and two throwing errors), and starting pitcher Diomede Sierra had two errors himself.
Diomede Sierra pitched 4.0 innings and gave up five runs (none earned thanks to all the errors) on four hits, two wild pitches, a hit batter, and two walks, while striking out three. Pablo Pimentel pitched an inning, and allowed six runs (two unearned) on two hits, a hit batter and three walks, while striking out two. Osvaldo Morel went two innings, and allowed six runs (one unearned) on five hits (including a grand slam), a wild pitch, and three walks, while striking out three. Juan Gonzalez pitched a perfect eighth inning, and Jose Bohorquez pitched a scoreless ninth, though he walked a batter, threw a wild pitch, and hit a batter.
The Dbacks2 scored two runs in the bottom of the second thanks to a fielding error by the Cardinals Red shortstop. They added another run in the bottom of the third after Leodany Perez was hit by pitch, stole second, advanced to third on a fly ball, and then scored on a sac fly. Carlos Goris homered in the bottom of the ninth for the D-Backs2 fourth and final run of the game.