Josh Banks had a fantastic start for the Beavers but his efforts were ruined. Chad Huffman homers and Greg Burke continues his impressive streak but the Missions. Nathan Culp pitches shutout ball and the power numbers are rising for Cedric Hunter. Wynn Pelzer continues to shine after a slow start, and Shane Buschini provides the muscle.
May 20, 2008
Chip Ambres gets the crucial hit to key a win and Jared Wells skirts trouble. Kyle Blanks comes through with the game-winner in the ninth while Ray Chang's last five hits have been doubles. Mitch Canham reaches base five times only to see defeat. Fort Wayne splits a doubleheader, giving up just one run behind Allen Harrington and Matt Teague.
May 16, 2008
Josh Banks settles down after a three-run homer in the first but Portland can't muster enough offense. Matt Buschmann and his relief corps combine to post a San Antonio shutout. Two homers and 10 hits against – Drew Miller still got the win. Mat Latos is terrific but the bullpen allows 10 runs in four innings.
May 13, 2008
Jared Wells picked up his first victory with two scoreless frames. Stephen Faris can't get an out in the second frame but the Missions battle back and make it a game. Mitch Canham plated four but has also seen more base runners steal against him than any other.
May 1, 2008