Portland lost 9-3
A four run first set the stage for the Beavers loss. Joey Hamilton took the loss, allowing five runs, all earned, in five innings. Hamilton had allowed one run his previous outing, but his ERA still sits at 6.00.
Marty McLeary pitched one inning and allowed four runs on three hits and two walks. He did, however, strike out the side. For McLeary, it was the first runs he allowed all season.
Portland did pound out 11 hits, but just one went for extra bases, a double by Rico Washington in the second that scored Ben Petrick. Petrick also drove in a run for the second straight day.
Mobile lost 6-3 in 11
Robinson Cancel hit a three run homer off Roger Deago that ended the game and gave Montgomery the victory Thursday. Ben Johnson had tied the game in the top of the ninth with a solo homer.
Deago had allowed one run in four innings, spanning five appearances, entering the fray.
Freddy Guzman continues to swing the hot bat. He has a four game hitting streak, is batting .500 and has a stolen base in each game he has played this year (four).
The BayBears were struck out 16 times. JJ Furmaniak and Greg Sain led the group with three whiffs apiece on the day.
Lake Elsinore won 6-3
Luis Cruz and Steve Baker drove in two runs apiece and Jon Huber allowed one run over five innings to get the win, his first of the year.
Nate Sevier allowed his first earned run of the year on Thursday. He had previously allowed three runs, but none were earned.
Baker had two doubles and Kennard Jones had a double and triple.
Fort Wayne won 4-3 in 11
Brian Wahlbrink, the hottest Wizard hitter, drove in the winning run in the bottom of the eleventh to secure the victory.
Fernando Valenzuela opened the scoring with an RBI single in the bottom of the first. Juan Ciriaco tripled in Colt Morton in the fourth and scored on a Peeter Ramos single. Ciriaco leads the team with a paltry six RBI's.
Clark Girardeau allowed two runs, doubling the amount of runs he allowed over his first two starts, in five innings of work. Ryan Klatt earned the win with two innings of no hit ball. It was the second win of the season for Klatt.
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