Minors 4.13.16: Joe Tuschak again delivers decisive RBI

SACRAMENTO 6, LAS VEGAS 1: Sacramento built a 5-0 lead and third baseman Conor Gillaspie went 5-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs. 51s second baseman T.J. Rivera finished 2-for-4 with a double and RBI and reliever Chase Huchingson was 2-for-2. Las Vegas right-hander Stolmy Pimentel suffered the loss. He allowed three runs on seven hits and three walks in 2 2/3 innings. Box

BINGHAMTON 5, HARRISBURG 1: Kyle Johnson collected two hits, an RBI and scored twice and Rainy Lara earned the win with five scoreless innings. The B-Mets opened the scoring on doubles by Xorge Carrillo and Maikis De La Cruz in the second. The lead swelled an inning later. Johnson and L.J. Mazzilli singled to place runners on the corners. Niuman Romero then bounced into a run-scoring double play for a 2-0 lead. That score held until the seventh, when Harrisburg reliever Robert Fish issued walks to De La Cruz and Matt Oberste. Johnson then deposited a double into shallow left, scoring De La Cruz and advancing Oberste to third. Oberste scored on Mazzilli's sacrifice fly, which also advanced Johnson to third. Romero followed with a weak grounder that shortstop Wilmer Difo threw over the head of Spencer Kieboom, allowing Johnson to score for a 5-0 lead. The Senators loaded the bases against David Roseboom in the eighth. Kieboom then squirted a weak grounder toward Roseboom. It was bobbled as Shawn Pleffner came in to score Harrisburg's lone run. Lara allowed seven hits and one walk with three strikeouts. He won his fourth consecutive start dating to Aug. 24, 2015. Roseboom worked a four-pitch walk in his first career plate appearance. Dominic Smith went 2-for-3 with a double and walk. Box

ST. LUCIE 7, DUNEDIN 2: St. Lucie exploded for seven runs in the first inning as Blue Jays starter Tom Robson and reliever Carlos Ramirez combined to walk five batters in the frame. Left fielder David Harris dropped what would have been the third out of the inning on a liner by Jhoan Urena. Two runs scored on the play to make it 4-0. Luis Guillorme capped the scoring flurry with a two-run single. That was plenty of support for Josh Prevost. He held the Blue Jays to two runs on six hits in 5 1/3 innings. Prevost did not walk a batter and struck out five. Ben Griset needed only 29 pitches to retire the game's final nine batters. His three perfect innings resulted in his first save. Griset has not allowed a hit or run in 5 1/3 relief innings this season. Michael Katz went 2-for-4. His RBI single in the first started the scoring. Robson lasted only two-thirds of an inning. Only two of the seven runs with which he was charged were earned due to Harris’ error. John Mora’s six-game hitting streak ended. He walked twice and was robbed of a hit on a tumbling catch by right fielder J.D. Davis. Lefty reliever Josh Edgin made his second rehab appearance as he works back from Tommy John surgery. He entered the game with one out and two on in the sixth. He allowed a run-scoring single on the first pitch, then needed only four pitches to retire the next two batters on infield pop-ups. He threw five pitches (four strikes). Box

COLUMBIA 3, ROME 2: The Fireflies trailed 2-1 in the sixth when David Thompson walked. He advanced to second when Braves reliever Grayson Jones threw a pitch to the backstop. Dash Winningham followed with a game-tying RBI single. Another wild pitch moved Winningham into scoring position. Joe Tuschak then laced a single. It marked the second straight night Tuschak drove in the go-ahead run. Chase Ingram, Craig Missigman and Alex Palsha combined to strike out a season-high 14 batters. The Fireflies lead the South Atlantic League with 70 strikeouts. Columbia pitchers also haven’t walked a batter in three straight games. Columbia had jumped to a 1-0 lead in the third. Milton Ramos and Vinny Siena walked, and Ramos scored on Thompson's single. Missigman and Palsha fanned six batters over the final three innings to close out the series sweep. Meanwhile, Witt Haggard was placed on the disabled list, and fellow right-hander Nicco Blank was added to the roster. Box

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