Sacramento squeaked by Tacoma, 5-4. Jorge Campillo's ten punchouts weren't enough to stop the Rivercats as they rallied in the bottom of the ninth against George Sherrill to take home the victory. The Rainiers got things started early as they scored two in the first off John Rheinecker but failed to get much else going throughout the game with the exception of an extremely rare Ramon Santiago homerun.
Jorge Campillo: 6.0 IP, 4 H, 4 ER, 1 BB, 10 K, 1 HR.
Ramon Santiago: 2-3, 1 HR, 2 BB, 1 RBI.
Dustin Delucchi: 2-5.
Abraham Nunez: 0-3, 3 K.
Mike Morse: 2-4, 1 RBI.
Shin-soo Choo: 1-4.
Midland outslugged San Antonio, 10-8. Once you pop, the fun don't stop! Both teams combined for 25 hits on a night when the gods forgot about pitching. Yuniesky Betancourt led the way for the Missions as he came a double away from the cycle and Rene Rivera chipped in with four hits.
Jon Huber: 2.1 IP, 6 H, 5 ER, 4 BB, 1 K.
Ryan-Rowland Smith: 1.1 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 HR.
Yuniesky Betancourt: 3-5, 1 3B, 1 HR, 3 RBI.
Nate Espy: 1-5, 1 HR, 2 RBI.
T.J. Bohn: 2-4, 1 HR, 1 RBI.
Jon Nelson: 1-4, 2 RBI.
Ismael Castro: 1-4.
Rene Rivera: 4-4, 1 2B, 2 R.
Inland Empire beat High Desert, 8-2. Aaron Trolia only went four innings but was effective for those four as he only gave up one run on a single hit while striking out four. The bottom of the order provided the offense as Matt Rogelstad and Justin Ruchti both had three RBI. Little Garciaparra helped out with three hits of his own.
Aaron Trolia: 4.0 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 K.
Michael Garciaparra: 3-5, 1 R.
Bryan LaHair: 0-4, 3 K.
Wladimir Balentien: 1-3, 2 BB.
B.J. Garbe: 2-5.
Matt Rogelstad: 3-4, 3 RBI.
Justin Ruchti: 1-4, 1 2B, 3 RBI.
Wisconsin hammered Quad Cities, 9-2. After a six-run first inning, Wisconsin set cruise control and kick their collective feet up. Mumba Rivera was solid in his five innings of work and Yung Chi Chen and Matt Tuiasosospo both had multi-hit games.
Mumba Rivera: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 K.
Oswaldo Navarro: 0-3, 1 BB.
Josh Womack: 1-3, 1 2B, 2 R.
Yung Chi Chen: 2-4, 1 RBI.
Matt Tuiasosopo: 2-4, 1 2B, 2 RBI.
Brandon Green: 1-4, 1 2B, 2 RBI.