The Sounds were off on Wednesday. They return home to play host to Round Rock in a series that opens Thursday night.
The Stars used a six run sixth to help knock off Birmingham 110-5. Drew Gagnon made the start and picked up the win despite allowing five runs in five innings. Tim Dillard, Kevin Shackelford and Manny Barreda combined for four scoreless innings of relief. Nick Shaw went 3-for-5 with a double and a walk. Hector Gimenez doubled and homered while Josh Fellhauer, Hainley Statia and Josh Prince each added two hits.
The Manatees jumped out to an early lead before a rain delay, then held on once play resumed for a 6-5 win in game one of their doubleheader. Taylor Williams worked the first two innings on the mound and retired all six batters he faced, striking out three. Stephen Peterson worked 4.2 innings and gave up four runs to earn the win, with Tyler Spurlin recording the final out for the save. Parker Berberet, Garrett Cooper and Brandon Macias each went 1-for-3 with a double.
Mike Strong was perfect through the first five innings, but Tampa got two runs off of him in the sixth and Chad Pierce surrendered a run in the eighth as the Manatees lost game two 3-2. Brevard managed just five hits, a triple by Nathan Orf and singles from Orlando Arcia, Cameron Garfield, Mike Garza and Greg Hopkins.
The Rattlers scored six runs in the fourth inning and beat Cedar Rapids 6-1. Chad Thompson allowed only one run over 6.2 innings and got the win. Seth Harvey worked 1.1 scoreless innings and Chris Razo pitched a clean ninth. Chris McFarland went 2-for-4 with a double and a walk. Michael Ratterree and Dustin DeMuth each doubled and Johnny Davis singled, drew two walks and stole a base.
Helena won the front end of their doubleheader by a score of 4-3. Devin Williams started and got the win, going five innings and giving up just one run. Wesley Cox worked the final two frames and got the save. Francisco Castillo hit his first home run of the season and Jack Cleary went 2-for-3 with a double.
In a back-and-forth contest, Idaho Falls had the last laugh, scoring two runs in the bottom of the eighth to split their doubleheader with the Brewers. Brandon Woodruff started and allowed two runs, one earned, over three innings of work. Brandon Moore followed with three innings of one run baseball but Donnie Hissa allowed four runs in an inning and a third and was charged with the loss. Natanael Mejia went 2-for-4 with a double and a home run and Alan Sharkey and Sthervin Matos each added a double.
Three Brewers pitchers combined to shut out the Mariners as they picked up a 1-0 win. Wei-Chung Wang started and worked 2.1 scoreless innings. Miguel Diaz followed and went 4.2 innings without allowing a run to earn the win. Kodi Medeiros tossed the final two frames to preserve the shutout and notch his first professional save. Tanner Norton reached base in all four plate appearances, collecting two singles and two walks while Matt Martin added a double.
The Marlins knocked off the Brewers 10-3. Yosmer Leal started and took the loss after going five innings and giving up six runs, though only two were earned. Jesus Brea followed Leal with a pair of scoreless innings. Nicolas Pierre hit his fifth home run of the season. Raphachel Colatosti singled and walked while Franly Mallen and Julio Mendez each went 1-for-3 with a double.
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