L – Astacio (0-1)
Making his first start of the season, pitcher Ezequiel Astacio surrendered four runs – three earned – on four hits in just 3 1/3 innings. The former Astros prospect walked one and struck out four.
Leadoff hitter Freddy Guzman (.239/.361/.349) was 1-for-3 with a double and a walk.
Second baseman Tug Hulett and shortstop Ramon Vazquez also doubled for their only hit of the day.
Right-handers Franklyn German (1.2 IP) and Wes Littleton (2 IP) and southpaw A.J. Murray (1 IP) combined for 4 2/3 innings of scoreless relief.
Pitcher Scott Shoemaker was promoted to Oklahoma to replace righty Francisco Cruceta, who was suspended for 50 games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.
W – Mathis (3-1)
SV – Ingram (8)
HR – Webster (3)
Frisco hurler Doug Mathis (1.40 ERA/.211 BAA) allowed just one hit over seven scoreless innings. The former Missouri Tiger walked four and struck out four.
Centerfielder Anthony Webster (.288/.333/.596) was 2-for-3 with a home run, his third of the season.
Third baseman Travis Metcalf (.288/.349/.505) and second baseman German Duran (.299/.346/.546) each singled and walked.
L – Volquez (0-4)
Though the Blaze were no-hit by Inland Empire starter Marlon Arias, the news wasn't all bad. Starting pitcher Edinson Volquez allowed just two runs on four hits over seven innings. The hard-throwing righty walked only one batter while striking out five.
L – Ballard (3-3)
HR – Whittleman (5)
Clinton starter Michael Ballard lasted eight innings, but he yielded six runs on 11 hits. The former University of Virginia pitcher struck out 14 without issuing a walk.
Third baseman John Whittleman (.333/.437/.616) was 2-for-4 with a double and a home run on Wednesday. The home run was Whittleman's fifth of the season.
Left fielder K.C. Herren and DH Chad Tracy added two singles.