The Sounds managed just one run, a Caleb Gindl solo homer, as they fell to Salt Lake 4-1. Tyler Cravy started but left the game in the fourth inning with an apparent injury. Arcenio Leon came on in relief and was charged with the loss after giving up two runs in 2.2 innings. Eugenio Velez went 2-for-4 with a double for Nashville, while Hector Gomez added a double in three at bats.
Pensacola scored two runs in the ninth to tie the game and another in the eleventh to walk off with the win against Huntsville. Joey Paciorek led the Stars offense, going 2-for-4 with a home run. Greg Hopkins also homered for Huntsville and Shea Vucinich singled twice, was hit by a pitch and stole a base. Brent Suter started and went seven innings, giving up just one run. Casey Medlen got touched up for the two ninth inning runs and Tommy Toledo surrendered the winning run in the eleventh.
The Manatees used a three run sixth inning to knock off Dunedin 6-5. Hobbs Johnson got the win despite allowing five runs in five innings of work. Kevin Shackelford followed with three scoreless innings of relief and Mark Williams closed the door in the ninth to earn his fourth save. Nathan Orf went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and was hit by a pitch, while Michael Reed added a single and a double in five at bats. Tyrone Taylor and Mike Garza each went 2-for-5 with a pair of singles.
In a game shortened by rain, the Rattlers used a three run first to complete a four game sweep of Burlington and improve their record to 4-0 in the second half. Taylor Williams picked up his fifth win of the season after going six innings and allowing just one earned run. Steven Halcomb went 2-for-3 while Rafael Neda doubled and walked and Taylor Brennan knocked in a pair of runs.
The Brewers scored in each of the first five innings as they knocked off Missoula 6-2. Brandon Diaz and Dustin DeMuth each went 2-for-4 with Diaz also drawing a walk. Mitch Meyer hit his first home run and knocked in two runs. Chad Thompson started and went five innings, allowing just one earned run to pick up the win. Javy Salas, Ryan Deeter and Wesley Cox combined to work the final four innings without allowing a run.
The Indians pushed a run across in the seventh inning to break a 3-3 tie and knock off the Brewers on Sunday night. Joshua Torres started and gave up three runs in 2.2 innings before giving way to Gian Rizzo, who worked 2.1 without allowing a run. David Burkhalter followed Rizzo and was charged with the loss after giving up a run in two innings. Jake Gatewood reached safely in three of his four plate appearances, singling twice and drawing a walk. Juan Ortiz belted his first home run of the season and knocked in three runs, while Monte Harrison reached base twice with a single and a walk.
DSL BREWERS Idle
The Dominican Summer League was off on Sunday as per usual. The Brewers will return to action on Monday morning when they host the Tigers.
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