Results from games played Sunday, June 15th.
The Redbirds jumped out to an early lead and held on for the victory. Oscar Taveras appears to be finding his stroke with two hits, including his eighth home run of the season. Stephen Piscotty reached base five times with two hits and three walks. Also, Piscotty drove in three runs.
Monday's game: Memphis (34-36) vs. Reno (39-31), 7:05 CDT, Zach Petrick (3-3, 4.77 ERA)
The Cardinals scored twice in the eighth to eventually force extra frames. Joe Donofrio was charged with the loss after allowing the eventual winning run to reach base in the bottom of the tenth. Starter Sam Gaviglio spun six solid innings but did not factor in the decision.
Having just arrived back in Springfield, Mike O'Neill singled twice out of his customary leadoff spot. James Ramsey had two hits and is now batting .308 on the season.
Monday's game: Springfield (33-36) at Tulsa (34-26), 7:05 CDT, Jonathan Cornelius (6-5, 3.82 ERA)
The Beach Birds were off on Sunday for the final day of the Florida State League All-Star Break.
Monday's game: Palm Beach (34-33) vs. Jupiter (27-40), 6:35 EDT, Nick Petree (3-2, 1.76 ERA)
After hitting his 10th home run in the sixth, Mason Katz led off the bottom of the tenth. Instead of looking for help, Katz decided to go ahead and end the game and give the Chiefs the victory. The former LSU Tiger launched the ball over the centerfield fence off reliever Rafael Pineda.
Monday's game: Peoria (37-32) starts its all-star break. The Midwest League All-Star Game will be played on Tuesday night.
State College was shut out until the ninth when Nick Thompson did something about it. The Spikes' left fielder hit a two-run blast for his first professional home run. The Spikes only other hit was a single off the bat of Rowan Wick.
Monday's game: State College (2-1) vs. Williamsport (1-2), 7:05 EDT, Dailyn Martinez (0.00 ERA)
No game scheduled.
Monday's Game: DSL Cardinals (6-7) vs. DSL Mets1 (5-8), 10:30 EDT
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