Nashville got on the board early and held on for a 7-5 victory. Michael Blazek started and worked four scoreless innings, striking out five. Jose De La Torre followed with two shutout innings and picked up the win and Dustin Molleken retired the final batter to notch his third save. Eugenio Velez singled twice, walked twice and stole a base. Jason Rogers went 2-for-3 with a walk. Matt Clark added two hits and Hector Gomez added a single and knocked in two runs.
Jackson scored four runs in the first inning and Huntsville never recovered as they lost 5-2. Hainley Statia went 2-for-4 with a home run. Yadiel Rivera picked up two hits in four at bats. Robinzon Diaz and Shea Vucinich each added a double and a walk in four plate appearances. Jacob Barnes started and took the loss, giving up five runs in five and a third.
Tyler Wagner hurled seven innings of shutout baseball and left in line for the win, but Fort Myers rallied late to force extra innings. The Manatees scored two runs in the top of the 11th to re-take the lead, but Fort Myers answered with two in the bottom of the 11th and then walked off with a run in the 12th. Trevor Seidenberger was tagged with the loss after giving up three runs in 1.1 innings. Michael Reed singled, homered and drew a walk in five plate appearances. Nathan Orf went 3-for-5 and Alfredo Rodriguez singled and doubled in five at bats.
The Timber Rattlers had a scheduled off day on Tuesday. They start a three game series at Lake County on Wednesday night.
Grand Junction scored five runs in the sixth as they knocked off Helena 8-7. Cy Sneed made the start and went four innings, allowing three runs. Luis Ortega followed and gave up five runs in 1.2 innings and was charged with the loss. Brandon Moore worked three scoreless innings of relief. Mitch Meyer went 2-for-4 with a double and a triple while Sthervin Matos doubled and knocked in three runs.
The Brewers were crushed by the Padres, falling by a score of 20-3. Kodi Medeiros started and took the loss after giving up seven runs, three earned in 2.1 innings. Jorge Quiterio singled twice and drew a walk in four plate appearances while Carlos Belonis, Milan Post and Tanner Norton each added a single and a walk.
The Brewers nipped the Rangers by a score of 2-1. Orlando Torrez started and tossed five scoreless innings to improve his record to 5-0 on the season. Melvin Tejada worked a third of an inning and Juan Diaz pitched the final three and two-thirds innings to pick up the save. Kevin Martinez went 3-for-4 with a double to lead the offense. Nicolas Pierre went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and Johel Atencio added two hits and knocked in two runs.