Three Run Double Boosts Suns

Las Vegas saw a 2-0 lead disappear as Sacramento hung a 5-2 loss on the 51s. Jacksonville used a three-run double by John Lindsey to dump Montgomery 8-4. Inland Empire's three-run rally in the ninth fell short and Lake Elsinore won 5-3. Great Lakes wasted great pitching by Francisco Felix and lost to Quad Cities 4-2.

51s Lead Disappears-- Las Vegas scored single runs in the second and third inning but Sacramento rallied to take a 5-3 win.

Starter Greg Miller had control problems but allowed only two runs, one of them earned, over the first three innings. He walked six and had four strikeouts before leaving the game. Spike Lundberg (1-2) took over with the score tied and allowed another run, again unearned, and took the loss.

With one out in the second, Delwyn Young singled and after Andy LaRoche walked, Sergio Garcia's two-out single made it 1-0. Tony Abreu lived on an error in the third and scored on Larry Bigbie's triple for the 51s second, and final, run of the game.

Las Vegas loaded the bases in the seventh when Abreu and Bigbie singled and James Loney walked. But Matt Kemp popped up and Young bounced out to end the inning.

Luis Gonzalez pitched a scoreless sixth but got into trouble in the seventh before Casey Hoorelbeke rescued him. Hoorelbeke then allowed the final two runs of the game, one by Hiram Bocachica who has terrorized Las Vegas throughout the series.

Bigbie went 3-for-5 to lead the 51s, who had their losing streak extended to five games. Las Vegas (11-13) had seven hits, all singles.
 Score by innings
Sacramento 	000 300 020-5
Las Vegas	011 000 000-2

 Las Vegas	ab r  h  bi  ave
Abreu ss	5  0  1  0  .337
Bigbie cf	5  1  3  0  .449
Loney 1b	4  0  0  0  .253
Kemp rf	        3  0  0  0  .269
Young dh 	3  1  1  1  .250
LaRoche 3b	3  0  0  0  .238
Jones lf	3  0  0  0  .266
Garcia 2b	3  0  1  1  .322
Huckaby c	4  0  1  0  .275
 Totals	        33 2  4  2
 Sacramento	35 5 11 5

 Error- Huckaby (3), Garcia (2). 
S- Garcia. SF- Young. DP- Kemp 
and Huckaby. Perez. LOB- 
Las Vegas 10,  Sacramento 16.

 Las Vegas   	 in  h  r-er bb so era
Miller 	        3.0  1  2-1  6  4  2.61
Lundberg (1-2)	2.0  4  1-0  1  1  7.71
Gonzalez	1.2  2  0-0  3  3  1.74
Hoorelbeke	2.1  4  2-2  1  1  6.75
 WP- Gonzalez. HBP-Kemp. 
T- 3:16. Att- 2,433.
Four-Run Fourth Wins-- A bases-loaded double by John Lindsey keyed a four-run fourth inning and Jacksonville collected an 8-4 win. Lindsey, who also singled twice, recorded his 20th run batted in to move into a tie for the Southern League RBI lead.

Xavier Paul hit safely in his 11 straight game with a two-run homer in the sixth inning. Paul, the designated hitter, homered against the Biscuits in each of the last two games. Shortstop Chin-Lung Hu singled twice and boosted his average to .340. Alberto Concepcion singled three times and Jesus Gonzalez added two hits

William Juarez boosted his record to 3-1, allowing three runs -- one earned -- on six hits over five innings. Matt Riley was tagged for a pair of runs and one run over his two innings, while Zachary Hammes worked two scoreless innings in his first appearance of the season for the Suns who moved to 14-11. The 22-year-old Hammes missed the month of April due to a strained back.

The Suns host Montgomery again tonight in the Baseball Grounds at Jacksonville.
 Score by innings
Montgomery	001 020 100-4
Jacksonville	020 402 00x-8

 Jacksonville 	ab r  h  bi  ave
Hu c	        5  1  2  0  .340
Meza 2b	        5  0  0  0  .250
Paul dh	        4  2  1  2  .293
Lindsey 1b	4  0  3  3  .243
Raglani lf	2  1  0  0  .262
Allen rf	4  1  1  1  .244
Concepcion c	4  1  3  0  .242
Gonzalez 3b	4  1  2  1  .242
Ruan cf	        4  1  1  1  .262
  Totals	36 8 13 8
  Montgomery	36 4  9 4

 Error- Meza (3). 2B- Allen (4), 
Lindsey (2). HR- Paul (3). 
SB- Hu (4), Ruan (4), Raglani (2). 
CS- Concepcion (1). DP- Concepcion 
and Hu. RBI-Allen (6), Gonzalez (5), 
Ruan (6), Lindsey (20), Paul (15). 
LOB- Jacksonville 36, Montgomery 9.

 Jacksonville 	 in  h  r-er bb so  era
Juarez (3-1)	5.0  6  3-1  3  4  4.03
Riley	        2.0  2  1-1  1  5  1.80
Hammes	        2.0  1  0-0  0  2  0.00
 T- 2:48. Att- 8,237.
Rally Falls Short-- The Sixers trailed Lake Elsinore 5-0 into the ninth inning, then mounted a frantic rally that score three runs and put the tying run on base but Inland Empire, who dropped to 13-13, could get no closer.

Miguel Pinango (0-3) allowed all five Storm runs before leaving in the middle of the fourth inning. Jordan Pratt and Jamie Leach worked the final 4.2 innings and allowed two hits and no runs, Pratt fanning five.

In the ninth, Blake DeWitt lived on an error and Lucas May was hit by a pitch with one out. Travis Denker's RBI single scored DeWitt and with two out, Jamie Hoffman singled to score May and Tony Harper singled to drive in Denker.

But with the tying runs on base, Adam Godwin was called out on strikes to end the game.
 Score by innings
Inland Empire	000 000 003-3
Lake Eisinore    101 300 00x-5

 Inland Empire	ab r  h  bi  ave
Rogowski lf	4  0  0  0  .250
DeJesus ss	3  0  0  0  .235
DeWitt 3b	4  1  0  0  .202
May dh        	2  1  0  0  .327
Denker 2b	4  1  2  1  .319
Mitchell 1b	4  0  0  0  .293
Hoffmann rf	4  0  2  1  .324
Harper c	4  0  1  1  .196
 Justis pr	0  0  0  0  .371
Godwin cf	4  0  1  0  .197
  Totals   	33 3  6 3
  Lake Eisinore  32 5 10 5

 2B- Denker (3). SB- Hoffman,
 Harper. RBI- Denker (5), Hoffmann 
(16), Harper (5). CS- May (4). 
DP- Denker, DeJesus and Mitchell, 
DeJesus, Denker and Mitchell (2). 
LOB- Inland Empire 6, Lake 
Elsinore 6.

 Inland Empire	in   h  r-er bb so  era
Pinango (0-3)	3.1  8  5-5  2  1  6.05
Pratt           3.2  1  0-0  0  5  1.59
Leach	        1.0  1  0-0  2  1  0.54
 HBP- May. T- 2:40. Att- 2,278.
Late Runs Kill Loons-- Great Lakes took a 2-0 lead into the eighth inning behind solid pitching by Francisco Felix but a four-run rally by the Swing resulted in a 4-2 loss.

Held to one hit over six innings by Felix, Garrett White (1-1) was tagged for four hits and four runs, although only three of them were earned.

The Loons (11-13), who were held to four hits, scored on third baseman Justin Fuller's solo homer and added another run in the seventh on an RBI double by designated hitter David Sutherland that scored first baseman Eduardo Perez, on base with a single.

The twenty three year old Felix, who signed as a free agent in 2003, pitched six shutout innings for Great Lakes, allowing Quad Cities just one hit and one walk while fanning five and lowering his ERA to a microscopic 0.36. He has allowed only one run in 24.2 innings this season to go along with 28 strikeouts and just four walks.

Garrett White (1-1) took the loss, surrendering four runs -- three earned -- on four hits, two walks and a pair of wild pitches in 1.2 innings.
 Score by innings
Great Lakes	001 000 100-2
Quad Cities	000 000 04x-4

 Great Lakes	ab r  h  bi  ave
Robinson cf	4  0  0  0  .235
Herrera 2b	4  0  0  0  .185
Mattingly ss	4  0  0  0  .210
Berezay lf 	4  0  0  0  .250
Perez 1b   	3  1  2  0  .274
Sutherland dh	4  0  1  1  .200
Van Slyke rf	2  0  0  0  .218
Jansen c	3  0  0  0  .128
Fuller 3b	3  1  1  1  .231
  Totals	31 2 4 1
  Quad Cities	30 4 5 3

 Error-Fuller (1). 2B- Sutherland 
(3). RBI - Fuller (2), Sutherland (5). 
LOB- Great Lakes 4, Quad Cities 7.

 Great Lakes	 in  h  r-er bb so  era
Felix	        6.0  1  0-0  4  5  0.36
White (1-1)	1.2  4  4-3  2  3  3.48
Gardner 	0.1  0  0-0  0  0  2.66
 WP- White. PB- Jansen (3). 
T- 2:27. Att- 892.

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