COLORADO SPRINGS 8, LAS VEGAS 7: The Sky Sox (10-7) pounded out 20 hits, and won the game over the 51s (10-8) with two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning. Right fielder Andrew Brown, third baseman Zach Lutz and left fielder Jamie Hoffmann had two hits apiece for Las Vegas. Brown is now hitting .343 on the season, while Hoffman (who also had three RBIs) is at .306. Center fielder Juan Lagares led off the game with his third home run of the season. Collin McHugh started for the 51s, and gave up four runs on 13 hits in 5 1/3 innings of work -- his ERA is still only 1.93. Greg Peavey took the loss, allowing two runs on three hits in two innings of work. Sean Henn blew the save. Box.
BINGHAMTON 15, NEW HAMPSHIRE 2: The B-Mets (10-7) scored five runs in the fifth inning, and four more in the sixth, to blow the game open. Left fielder Alonzo Harris (4-for-5, two RBIs) and right fielder Cory Vaughn (3-for-6, two RBIs) had seven of Binghamton's 13 hits against the Fisher Cats (8-10). Harris also stole three bases. Designated hitter Allan Dykstra and second baseman Daniel Muno had three RBIs apiece. Logan Verrett improved to 3-0 with a 2.55 ERA, giving up one run on five hits in five innings of work. Box.
ST. LUCIE 1, CHARLOTTE 0: The Mets (11-6) scored a single run in the fifth inning, and it was enough for a victory over the Stone Crabs (7-10). Each team had six hits -- six different players had one hit apiece for St. Lucie. Mets starter Hansel Robles got the win and improved to 2-1 with a 2.49 ERA, pitching six shutout innings, giving up just three hits, with six strikeouts and two walks. St. Lucie was 1-for-12 with runners in scoring position, and left 10 men on base. Box.
LAKEWOOD 5, SAVANNAH 3: The BlueClaws (5-13) jumped in front 4-0, and held on for the victory. Catcher Kevin Plawecki had two of the five hits for the Sand Gnats (9-8) on the day. Center fielder Brandon Nimmo went 0-for-3, dropping his batting average to .424, but walked twice and drove in a run. Savannah starter Logan Taylor went four innings, giving up four runs (three earned) on six hits. The Sand Gnats committed three errors in the field. Box.