W - Murray (1-0)
SV - Madrigal (10)
46-45, 1.0 GB
Designated hitter Chris Davis (.395/.455/.684 in 38 Triple-A at-bats) was 3-for-5 with three doubles and a walk. All three of Davis' two-baggers went to the opposite field.
First baseman Justin Smoak continued to break out of his slump on Friday going 2-for-5 with a pair of doubles.
Esteban German (3/5, 2B, BB) doubled one and walked.
Starting pitcher Kris Benson began the game with three scoreless innings, but he yielded seven runs over his next three innings.
Julio Borbon (.302/.370/.392) singled three times and walked once.
Joaquin Arias (2/6) and Emerson Frostad (1/2, 3 BB) both reached multiple times.
The RedHawks bullpen was outstanding, with Mike Hinckley, Neftali Feliz, A.J. Murray, and Warner Madrigal all throwing scoreless innings.
L - Garr (2-3)
HR - Fox (8), Gentry (7), Whittleman (7)
12-8, 3.0 GU
Third baseman John Whittleman (.236/.368/.388) belted his seventh home run of the month. He also walked twice, giving him 56 walks on the season.
Adam Fox (2/4, HR) and Craig Gentry (2/4, HR) added on with solo home runs.
Starter Mike Ballard allowed four runs—three earned—on nine hits in 5.1 innings, walking two and striking out five.
L - Tatusko (3-4)
12-10, 5.0 GB
Starter Ryan Tatusko gave up four runs in five innings. He allowed five hits, walked three, and fanned four.
Adalberto Flores (3.40 ERA/.248 BAA) helped keep the Blaze in the game by striking out three batters over two shutout frames.
Jonathan Greene (1/4, 2B), Mauro Gomez (1/4, 2B), Joey Butler (1/4, 2B) and Matt Lawson (2/3, 2B) accounted for all five of Bakersfield's hits, five of which were doubles.
W - Ramirez (2-2)
SV - Pimentel (1)
HR - Morrison (14)
14-7, 1.0 GU
Neil Ramirez turned in his best start of the season, giving up only one run on two hits in six innings. He walked one (and hit two) while striking out four.
First baseman Erik Morrison (.317/.397/.602) was 1-for-3 with a homer, a walk, and three runs batted in.
Matt West (1/4, 2B, BB), Doug Hogan (1/4, 2B, BB), Jared Bolden (1/5, 2B), Miguel Alfonzo (1/5, 2B) and Andres James (3/5, 2B) all doubled once.
Leadoff hitter David Paisano singled twice, walked once, and stole his ninth base of the year.
Carlos Pimentel finished off the game with three shutout innings. He allowed only one hit and struck out five.
W - Zegarac (2-0)
HR - Prince (2)
10-17, 8.0 GB
Matt Thompson struggled a bit, allowing five runs on nine hits in 4.1 innings. He fanned five without walking a batter.
Left fielder Jared Prince (.284/.377/.448) was 2-for-4 with a home run, a walk, and three runs batted in.
Vin DiFazio (1/4, 2B, BB), Zach Zaneski (2/4, 2B) and Denny Duron (2/4, 2B) all doubled.
Reliever Shane Zegarac didn't allow a hit in 1.2 scoreless innings.
L - Wilkins (2-1)
11-11, 3.0 GB
Richard Alvarez (4.85 ERA/.275 BAA) pitched a career-high five innings, allowing three runs on five hits. He walked one and struck out three.
Left fielder Ed Koncel was 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles.
Carlos Dominguez (1/3, 2B, BB) also doubled.
Catcher Tomas Telis (.347/.346/.440) singled three times in four at-bats.
Telis has hit safely in 14 consecutive games and in 18 of his 19 appearances with the AZL Rangers this season.
Third baseman Emmanuel Solis was hitless in four at-bats. He is now 0-for-11 since returning to Arizona.
Bobby Wilkins allowed two runs on two hits in three innings. He struck out without issuing a free pass.
W - Rojas (3-4)
SV - Ramirez (1)
10-28, 17.5 GB
Starting pitcher Jonathan Rojas earned the victory after he gave up three runs (two earned) over six innings.
Alexi Ogando (2 IP) and Carlos Ramirez (1 IP) pitched scoreless relief. Ogando fanned three while Ramirez struck out two.
First baseman Jairo Valdez was 2-for-3 with a base on balls.
Junior Payano (1/3, BB), Miguel Moreno (1/2, 2 BB) and Jose Arias (2/4) all reached base multiple times.
27-10, 6.0 GU
A game was supposed to be played, but the box score was never posted.
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