The Sounds were routed by Tacoma as starting pitcher Taylor Jungmann surrendered six runs, five earned in five innings. Dustin Molleken briefly stopped the bleeding with three shutout innings, but Donovan Hand got touched up for a pair of runs in the ninth. Pete Orr had the only multi-hit game for the Sounds, going 2-for-4 and Jeff Bianchi homered for the only Nashville run of the game.
The Stars got a two-run home run from D’Vontrey Richardson in the 8th inning to break a 6-6 tie, and held on for the win. First baseman Nick Ramirez went 2-for-3 with a double and was hit by a pitch. Shawn Zarraga went 2-for-4 and Hainley Statia singled and walked twice. Drew Gagnon started and went five innings, allowing three runs. David Goforth worked the final inning and a third to earn his third win of the year.
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The Manatees are off for the Florida State Leauge’s All-Star break. The FSL will hold their game on Saturday evening. The team will return to action on Monday.
The Timber Rattlers shutout the River Bandits behind a strong pitching performance from the tandem of Victor Diaz and Anthony Banda. Diaz went six innings and gave up just one hit to earn the win, and Banda tossed the final three scoreless to earn his second save. Johnny Davis led the offensive attack, going 3-for-5 with a run scored. Francisco Castillo singled, doubled and walked in four plate appearances, Jose Pena went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs batted in, and Michael Ratterree went 2-for-4.
The Brewers used a three run eighth inning to knock off the Tigers and move to 8-4 on the season. 17-year-old Venezuelan Nelson Hernandez started and went seven innings, allowing just one run on three hits to pick up his first professional win. Axel Cordero followed with a scoreless inning of relief and Doni Arias worked the ninth to record his fourth save. First baseman Raphachel Colatosti went 2-for-4 with a double and knocked in a run while center fielder Joantgel Segovia, back in action for the first time since June 2nd, went 2-for-4 with a double.
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