Nashville shutout Oklahoma City on Friday night as Taylor Jungmann went six scoreless innings to earn his fifth win. Dustin Molleken, Brent Leach and Rob Wooten combined to work the final three innings without allowing a run. Wooten earned his sixth save. Kevin Mattison finished the game 2-for-3 with a double while Eugenio Velez added a single and a walk.
A seven run second doomed the Stars as they fell to Jackson 8-3. Brent Suter started and took the loss after giving up eight runs in just an inning and two-thirds. Tommy Toledo, Manny Barreda, Greg Holle and Tim Dillard combined to work the final six and a third without allowing a run. Nick Shaw went 3-for-5 with a double while Hector Gimenez added two hits in four at bats.
Battling through a couple of rain delay’s Palm Beach jumped on Brevard County early and defeated the Manatees 13-7. Jorge Lopez took the loss after giving up nine runs in two innings. Tyrone Taylor went 3-for-5 with a home run and knocked in five runs. Nathan orf reached base safely in all five of his plate appearances, collecting three singles to go with a walk and a hit-by-pitch. Orlando Arcia singled and doubled, and Michael Reed added a double.
In a pitcher’s duel, the Rattlers dropped their series finale with Lake County 2-1. Zach Quintana made the start for Wisconsin and was charged with the loss after giving up just one earned run in four innings of work. Chris Razo and Tristan Archer each worked two scoreless innings of relief. Chris McFarland had the lone multi-hit game, going 2-for-4 while David Denson added a single and a walk.
Helena suffered their worst loss of the season, losing by a score of 22-5. Devin Williams started and went five innings, allowing four runs, three earned as his record fell to 2-5. Brandon Diaz went 2-for-3 with a pair of walks. Francisco Castillo and Sthervin Matos each added two hits and Jack Cleary contributed a double and a walk.
AZL BREWERS Idle
The Brewers had the day off on Friday. They return to play on Saturday evening when the Cincinnati Reds affiliate travels to Maryvale for a 9 pm CST start.
The Brewers were thumped 18-2 by the DSL’s top team on Friday. Nelson Hernandez started and took the loss after giving up 12 runs on 15 hits in just 2.1 innings. Yerald Martinez finished the game 1-for-4 with a double while Joantgel Segovia and Dilson Fernandez each singled and drew a walk.