AAA: Tucson 6, Omaha 5
L: Thad Markray (5-6, 5.22)
|1B Ryan Shealy||2||0||0||0||0||0||1||2||1||.286|
|LF Chris Lubanski||3||1||1||0||0||0||0||1||1||.233|
Each team posted a five-run inning, but Tucson ousted the Omaha Royals 6-5 on Monday night. Although his defense didn't help him, Tyler Lumsden allowed five runs (three earned) on seven hits in three innings of work. Chris Lubanski went 1-for-3 with a walk, and is batting .310 in his last ten games.
AA: Arkansas 4, Wichita 3
L: Jarod Plummer (4-5, 3.04)
|1B Kila Kaaihue||3||1||2||0||0||0||0||1||0||.258|
|Jarod Plummer (L, 4-5)||1.2||2||1||1||2||2||0||3.04|
The Wichita Wranglers were up early in the game but ultimately fell on Monday, 4-3. Single runs in the fifth, sixth, seventh, and ninth innings for Arkansas did the Wranglers in after Wichita's three-run fourth inning. Jarod Plummer allowed the winning run on a double in the ninth inning, which was his second inning of work. Kila Kaaihue went 2-for-3 with a walk, and has nine walks in his last 10 games.
High-A: Wilmington 4, Winston-Salem 2
W: Julio Pimentel (9-4, 2.76), S: Arthur Santos (7)
|CF Jose Duarte||4||1||2||0||0||0||1||0||0||.285|
|Julio Pimentel (W, 9-4)||4.2||4||2||2||4||1||0||2.76|
The Wilmington Blue Rocks came out on top on Monday, 4-2. Rehabbing Brandon Duckworth tossed 2.1 scoreless innings before reaching his pitch count. Julio Pimentel tossed the next 4.2 innings, allowing two runs on four hits. Among qualifying starters, Pimentel's 2.76 ERA ranks third in the Carolina League. Jose Duarte went 2-for-4, which gives him a team-best 34 multi-hit games this season.
Low-A: Burlington 6, South Bend 5 (Game 1, 8 innings)
W: Chris Hayes (4-4, 3.66), S: Henry Barrera (3)
|CF Jose Duarte||4||2||2||0||0||0||0||1||0||.243|
|LF Joe Dickerson||5||1||2||0||0||0||2||0||1||.289|
|Chris Hayes (W, 4-4)||4.0||4||1||1||1||2||0||3.66|
The Burlington Bees won game one of the scheduled doubleheader, 6-5. Jeff Bianchi knocked in the game winning run with a sacrafice fly in the top of the eighth inning, and Henry Barrera nailed down the victory on the bottom of the inning. Joe Dickerson went 2-for-5 with two RBI's and a two stolen bases, bringing his season total to 24. Derrick Robinson also had two hits and stole his 27th base of the year.
Game two of the Burlington Bees matchup with the South Bend was postponed due to rain.
R-Adv: Idaho Falls 5, Ogden 4
W: Greg Holland (4-1, 2.82)
HR: Clint Robinson (9)
|CF Adrian Ortiz||5||1||3||0||0||0||1||0||0||.322|
|Greg Holland (W, 4-1)||1.2||3||3||3||1||2||0||2.82|
The Idaho Falls Chukars rebounded from an ugly loss on Sunday with a 5-4 win over Ogden. Greg Holland picked up the win in relief after blowing the game in the top of the ninth. The Chukars offense came back in the top of the ninth though with three runs, and Manuel Juan hit the game-winning single to seal the victory. Adrian Ortiz went 3-for-5 with an RBI in the win.
R-Adv: Bluefield 11, Burlington 7
L: Jimmy Rollins (1-1, 4.91)
|CF Patrick Norris||4||2||2||0||0||0||1||1||0||.277|
|3B Antonio Jimenez||5||1||2||0||2||0||1||0||1||.210|
The Burlington Royals were downed 11-7 on Monday evening. The B-Royals were up 7-5 in the sixth inning, but two separate three-run innings for Bluefield did the Royals in. Patrick Norris went 2-for-4 with a walk, raising his impressive OBP to .389. Antonio Jimenez snapped out of a slump with a 2-for-5 night, including two triples.
R: Mariners 2, Royals 1
L: Onassis Sirrett (1-1, 4.32)
|DH Diego Cruz||4||0||2||0||0||0||1||0||2||.296|
|C Salvado Perez||2||0||1||0||0||0||0||1||0||.258|
The Arizona Royals were back in action on Monday, and lost in a close game to the Mariners, 2-1. Fourth round pick Mitch Hodge gave the Royals a solid start, allowing one run on three hits over four innings of work. Diego Cruz went 2-for-4 with an RBI, and Salvador Perez went 1-for-2 with a walk.