West Tenn 12, Jacksonville 7
Greg Halman was 5-for-5 with a homer and four RBI and Adam Moore hit a grand slam in the seventh inning as the Jaxx came back from a 5-0 deficit to rout the Suns. Johan Limonta and Jon Nelson also homered. Denny Stark and Shawn Kelley combined to throw three scoreless innings of relief to wrap up the game. Justin Thomas started and had another questionable line: 5.2 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 4 ER, 5 BB, 3 K.
Rancho Cucamonga 6, High Desert 1
Hank Conger hit three home runs for the Quakes as they shut down the Mavs, 6-1. Ricky Orta gave up all three homers but was otherwise effective, giving up four runs overall on six hits in 5 1/3 innings. He had eight strikeouts and no walks. Chris Minaker drove in the only Maverick run in the first inning. Joe Simokaitis finally cooled off a little bit, going 0-for-3 after being 6-for-12 in his first four games with High Desert.
Wisconsin 4, South Bend 1
Edward Paredes threw eight strong innings to earn his first win since May. Paredes allowed just three hits and one run, striking out six. Jeff Dunbar earned his first save as a Timber Rattler in his second appearance with the team since being called up from Pulaski. All nine Wisconsin starters had at least one hit. Joe Dunigan was 2-for-4 with three RBI.
Everett 9, Eugene 4
The AquaSox pounded out 16 hits to take the series finale from the Emeralds. Bennett Billingsley was 3-for-4 with a solo homer, two RBI, and two runs scored. Leo Nunez had four hits, and Ryan Royster had three hits and drove in three runs. Brandon Fromm hit a solo homer in the sixth inning. Christian Staehely got the win with three innings of relief, allowing three hits and one run.
Bluefield 5, Pulaski 1
The P-Mariners had their 11-game winning streak snapped on Wednesday night in Bluefield. Juan Fuentes drove in Pulaski's only run with a double in the fourth inning. The 22-year-old Fuentes is batting .452 in 21 games, with a .506 OBP. Nick Czyz took the loss for the M's, but had a decent line: 5 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 6 K.