The Sounds were off on Wednesday for the Triple-A All-Star game. They return to play on Thursday in Oklahoma City.
The Stars got a solid outing from starter Drew Gagnon, who went seven innings and allowed just two earned runs in a 6-4 victory. Jim Henderson worked a scoreless eighth inning and David Goforth finished things in the ninth to earn his 19th save of the year. Nick Ramirez had three hits in four at bats while Erik Komatsu added a 2-for-4 night and Adam Weisenburger cracked his first home run of the season.
BREVARD COUNTY, St. Lucie PPD (Rain)
The Manatees were rained out in St. Lucie. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Thursday starting at 3:00 pm.
The Timber Rattlers doubled up Bowling Green on Wednesday by a score of 6-3. Tyler Alexander started and went five innings, allowing three runs before turning this over to Taylor Williams, who tossed the final four innings without allowing a run to earn the win. Chris mcFarland led the Rattlers offense, going 4-for-5. Clint Coulter went 2-for-3 with a home run and Steven Halcomb added a pair of singles.
Orem scored three runs in the tenth inning to defeat Helena 10-7. Jorge Ortega started and went six innings, allowing five runs. Brandon Moore followed with 2.2 innings, giving up two runs and Donnie Hissa was charged with the loss after allowing three runs, one earned, in an inning and a third. Mitch Meyer had the lone multi-hit game, going 2-for-5 while Alan Sharkey added a double and Luis Aviles chipped in a triple.
In Goodyear, the Brewers were trounced by the Indians 19-1. Milton Gomez was charged with the loss after starting the game and going just 2.2 innings and giving up six runs, though only two were earned. Of the six pitchers used by the Brewers, only Alex Lavandero was unscored upon as he retired both batters he faced. The Brewers managed just two hits in the game, singles by Garrett Cooper and Carlos Belonis.
The Brewers dropped their fifth straight game on Wednesday, losing to the Tigers 11-5. Yosmer Leal got the start, but struggled, giving up six runs in just two innings of work. Juan Diaz followed and allowed three runs in 3.2 innings and Boanerges Nova tossed the final 2.1 frames, giving up two runs. Joantgel Segovia went 2-for-5 with a pair of doubles, while Nicolas Pierre and Juan De Los Santos each singled, doubled and drew a walk.