Godwin's Flying Feet Wins in 10th For Ogden

Adam Godwin stole a run in the last of the 10th as Ogden earned a 6-5 win over Idaho Falls. Scott Erickson worked six inning and Cody Ross slugged his fifth homer in the last six games as Las Vegas stopped Tacoma 6-4. Birmingham smothered the Jacksonville offense to win 3-1. Vero lost their 11th in 14 games, 3-2 to Brevard and wet grounds postponed the Columbus-Augusta game.

LAS VEGAS, Nevada-- Las Vegas starter Scott Erickson (2-3) recorded his second straight victory, pitching six solid innings and allowing 6 hits, two runs and striking out five in a 6-4 win over Tacoma. Buddy Carlyle pitched a scoreless ninth inning to earn his second save. The 51s recorded 11 hits and were led by second baseman Delwyn Young with a 3-for-5, a double and an RBI. First baseman Brian Myrow was 2-for-3 and hit his 21st home run in the third inning. Left fielder Nick Theodoreau was 2-for-4 with a run batted in and center fielder Cody Ross was 1-for-3 with a solo home run (20th) in the third. It was Ross' fifth home run over the last six games.

JACKSONVILLE, Florida-- Birmingham pitching retired the final 13 Jacksonville batters in a 3-1 win over the Suns that was delayed one hour, 55-minutes. The Suns did not get a hit after the third inning until the ninth, when Russell Martin and Nick Alvarez singled to bring the winning run to the plate. However, Sergio Garcia became the sixth Suns batter to take a called strike three. Beltran Perez (1-2) worked five innings, his longest outing of the season, but gave up three runs – two earned – and lost. The Suns banged out 10 hits but Andy LaRoche drove in the only run on a two-out single in the first inning. The Barons moved to a 21/2-game lead over Jacksonville. Justin Orenduff (5-1, 3.99 ERA) and Alvis Ojeda (1-0, 0.00) are scheduled to start Games 1 and 2 against Carolina this evening. Sun Spots: SS Joel Guzman was suspended one game by the Southern League because of his ejection Sunday. He was in street clothes in the stands. …Nick Alvarez was the designated hitter and played for the first time since Wednesday because of a sore leg. …C Eric Langill left the team following the game to play for Team Canada in the IBAF World Cup, held in The Netherlands, Sept. 3-17. …CF Todd Donovan stole his Minor League-leading 63rd base – his 60th with the Suns – in the first inning. …It was Perez's first start since Sept. 1, 2004. --Joe Block

VERO BEACH, Florida-- The Dodgers dropped their 11th game in the last 14 starts, losing 3-2 on a ninth inning home run to Brevard County. Blake DeWitt went 3-for-5 with a homer in his Holman Stadium debut. Brevard took a lead in the second inning on a two-run homer off starter Danny Muegge. Those were the only runs Muegge allowed in 8 innings - his longest appearance of the season. He allowed only a bunt single after the fifth inning. DeWitt's home run came in the third inning and accounted for the Dodgers first run. Vero tied the score at two in the fifth. Jamie Hoffman reached on an infield single and advanced to second on a wild pitch. Two outs later Matt Kemp singled him home. However, Vero Beach managed just three singles the rest of the way off Brevard's bullpen.

COLUMBUS, Georgia-- Due to rain and unplayable field conditions, the series opener between Columbus and Augusta GreenJackets has been postponed. The series will continue tonight with a single game and the rainout will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Wednesday

OGDEN, Utah-- Adam Godwin stretched a single into a double leading off the tenth inning, advanced to third on a short passed ball and scored the winning run on a wild pitch as Ogden protected their one-game lead with a 6-5 win over Idaho Falls. It was their third straight win. The Raptors lead 2-1 after two when Andrew Locke homered and Kengshill Pujols scored on an error. For Locke, it was the third long ball in the last three games and the 11th of the season. Ogden trailed by a run heading into the fourth inning. However, Ken Pujols and Juan Rivera singled before Jesus Soto doubled in Pujols. Russ Mitchell singled in a run and BJ Richmond hit a sac fly giving the Raptors a 5-3 lead. The Chukars tied the game in the top of the ninth inning against Ogden closer Ramon Troncoso (6-1), who blew the save but collected the win. Rivera, Soto, Mitchell and Pujols had two hits apiece for the Raptors. The Raptors and Chukars conclude their two-game series tonight with only 10 games left in the regular season.

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