Omaha finally got on the board in the 5th inning and made that lone run stand up, as they beat Nashville 1-0 in the series finale. The Storm Chasers return to Werner Field to play Memphis over the weekend (I hope the weather gets better).
September 05, 2012; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Everett Teaford (61) delivers a pitch during the first inning of the game against the Texas Rangers at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
Everett Teaford got the spot start and pitched four perfect innings. He struck out four and threw 37 of his 55 pitches for strikes. Louis Coleman followed, but allowed a double to start the 6th inning. That was the only hit he allowed over three scoreless innings to earn his first win of the season. He also struck out four.
NW Arkansas was postponed against Springfield and the game will be made up as part of s doubleheader on June 13th. The two teams finish their series on Friday. Pitcher Matt Ridings was activated today, as Santiago Garrido was placed on the DL.
For the second straight night, the Wilmington Blue Rocks walked off against Salem. However this time it took 11 innings to win 7-6. Justin Trapp doubled to lead off the bottom of the 11th inning and moved to third base on a sac bunt. Jorge Bonifacio was the hero as he delivered the walk off sac fly.
The Blue Rocks trailed 6-2 heading into the bottom of the sixth when they erupted for four runs to tie the game. With the bases loaded and two outs, Daniel Mateo once again came through with a bases clearing double. Bonifacio followed with an RBI single.
The two teams’ pitching staffs shut down the opposing offenses, as both teams had chances to score, especially in extra innings. The Blue Rocks had the winning run on third base in the ninth, but a ground out sent the game into extra innings. In the tenth, Salem had the bases loaded, but a ground out ended the inning.
Every Blue Rocks hitter had at least one hit, with Mateo, Bonifacio, and Parker Morin picking up two each. Those three drove in all seven runs.
Lexington came back to beat host Delmarva, 3-2. The Legends scored the tying run in the top of the ninth on Humberto Arteaga‘s RBI single (one of his two hits). In the top of the tenth, they scored the go ahead run on a wild pitch (and had the bases loaded).
Michael Antonio and Adalberto Mondesi each picked up two hits.