Tacoma skated by Portland, 6-3. Andrew Lorriane had one of his rare games where he was both effective and not extremely wild. Lorraine went six solid innings giving up two runs on five hits while walking only one and striking out five. Scott Spiezio spent the night trying to prove that he's a better option in Seattle than Greg Dobbs, and didn't disappoint. Speizio had three hits on the night including a double and a homerun. Abraham Nunez and Hunter Brown also had multi hit nights to lead the Rainier offense.
Andrew Lorraine: 6.0 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 5 K, 1 HR.
Jamal Strong: 0-4, 1 BB.
Greg Jacobs: 0-5.
Chris Snelling: 1-3, 1 BB.
Scott Spiezio: 3-4, 1 2B, 1 HR, 1 RBI.
Abraham Nunez: 2-4, 1 2B, 2 RBI.
Hunter Brown: 2-2, 1 2B, 2 BB, 1 RBI.
San Antonio outlasted Frisco, 7-4 (11). Juan Sandoval got the start and was beat up in his five and a third innings of work. Sandoval gave up four runs on nine hits while walking out two and striking out two. The Mission bullpen held on to keep the game tied until the to of the 11th when the bats finally exploded:
Gary Harris singles on a ground ball to center fielder Cameron Coughlan.
With Ismael Castro batting, wild pitch by Wes Littleton, Gary Harris to 2nd.
Ismael Castro walks.
Brian Moon singles on a ground ball to right fielder Juan Senreiso. Gary Harris scores. Ismael Castro to 3rd.
Eriberto Menchaca strikes out swinging.
With Jaime Bubela batting, wild pitch by Wes Littleton, Ismael Castro scores. Brian Moon to 2nd.
Wes Littleton intentionally walks Jaime Bubela.
Jesus Guzman singles on a ground ball to center fielder Cameron Coughlan. Brian Moon scores. Jaime Bubela to 2nd.
Thomas BohnJr. grounds into a force out, fielded by third baseman Seth Taylor. Jaime Bubela out at 3rd.
Renee Cortez came in to close it out and pick up his third save and that was that.
Juan Sandoval: 5.1 IP, 9 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 2 K.
Jesus Guzman: 1-6, 1 RBI.
T.J. Bohn: 2-5, 1 BB.
Nate Espy: 2-4, 1 BB.
Gary Harris: 2-5.
Ismael Castro: 2-4, 1 3B, 1BB, 2 RBI.
Brian Moon: 2-5, 2 RBI.
Stockton handled Inland Empire, 6-3. Miguel Martinez was looking great until everything unraveled in the fifth inning. Martinez brought a 1-0 into the bottom of the frame only to watch it evaporate and turn into a three run deficit that the offense couldn't overcome. Martinez finished only going the five innings giving up four runs on three hits while issuing five free passes and fanning three. The 66'ers had only two XBH's all night, doubles off the bats of Michael Nesbit and Bryan Lahair. Other than that, both Michael Garciaparra and Matt Rogelstad had multi-hit nights.
Miguel Martinez: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 4 ER, 5 BB, 3 K, 1 HR.
Michael Garciaparra: 2-4.
Matt Rogelstad: 2-4.
Adam Jones: 0-4, 3 K.
Bryan Lahair: 1-4, 1 2B.
Michael Nesbit: 1-4, 1 2B, 1 RBI.
Wisconsin smashed Southwest Michigan, 10-4. Jason Snyder wasn't anything special in this one, but it didn't really matter as the T-Rat offense was hitting on all cylinders from the beginning. Wisconsin hitters put up a huge seven run inning the bottom of the fourth to put them up 9-2 going into the fifth. Sebastien Boucher and Yung Chi Chen both had multi-hit nights and Robert Johnson homered to lead the rout.
Jason Snyder: 5.2 IP, 8 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 5 K, 2 HR.
Sebastien Boucher: 2-4, 3 RBI.
Asdrubal Cabrera: 0-3, 2 BB.
Robert Johnson: 1-3, 1 HR, 1 BB, 1 RBI.
Matt Tuiasosopo: 0-3, 1 BB.
Yung Chi Chen: 2-3, 1 2B, 2 RBI.
On the docket:
San Antonio: Thomas Oldham at Frisco. Game time is 5:05pm PDT.
Inland Empire: Jason Mackintosh at Stockton. Game time is 12:05pm PDT.