MILWAUKEE BREWERS 7, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
The Brewers used a four run eighth inning to knock off the Pirates by a score of 7-4 in Pittsburgh on Saturday night. Jimmy Nelson got the start and went 5.1 innings, allowing just one run. Carlos Torres was credited with the win and Tyler Thornburg earned the save. Chris Carter went 4-for-5 with a home run while Keon Broxton and Orlando Arcia finished with three hits each.
COLORADO SPRINGS SKY SOX 1, Iowa Cubs 5
Iowa scored two in the second and three in the third as they topped Colorado Springs 5-1. Wei-Chung Wang started for the Sky Sox and suffered the loss, going 4.2 innings and allowing all five runs. Michael Reed reached base three times with a walk and two singles. Nate Orf also recorded a pair of hits and Ramon Flores added a double.
BILOXI SHUCKERS 2, Mississippi Braves 6
Biloxi was eliminated from playoff contention, falling to the Braves 6-2. Starting pitcher Taylor Jungmann was charged with the loss after giving up three runs over 5.2 innings. Angel Ortega finished with three hits for the Shuckers. Johnny Davis went 2-for-3 with a triple and a walk while Brett Phillips and Javier Betancourt each added two hits.
Daytona Tortugas 3, BREVARD COUNTY MANTEES 5
Brevard County used a four-run sixth inning to knock off Daytona 5-3. Phil Bickford got the start and earned the win, going 6.1 innings and allowing just two earned runs. Jon Olczak worked a scoreless ninth to notch his tenth save. Trey York walked, singled and tripled while Wendell Rijo and Dustin Houle each added a hit and a walk.
WISCONSIN TIMBER RATTLERS 8, Beloit Snappers 4
Wisconsin scored in seven of nine innings as they lowered their magic number to clinch a playoff spot to one with an 8-4 victory over Beloit. Jake Drossner started for the Rattlers and picked up the win, going five innings and giving up two runs. Alan Sharkey led the offense, going 3-for-5 with a double while Max McDowell added two hits and Monte Harrison walked three times.
HELENA BREWERS 4, Billings Mustangs 5
Billings plated a run in the bottom of the ninth to walk off with a 5-4 win over Helena. Nattino Diplan started and went 4.1 innings, allowing four runs, three earned. Jack Finnegan allowed the final run and was tagged with the loss. Yerald Martinez drew three walks and belted his tenth home run of the season while Franly Mallen also homered for the Brewers.
TOP 20 PROSPECT RESULTS
|1. ORLANDO ARCIA||MILWAUKEE BREWERS (MLB)||3-for-5, 2B, RBI, R, K|
|2. LEWIS BRINSON||COLORADO SPRINGS SKY SOX (AAA)||DNP|
|3. LUIS ORTIZ||BILOXI SHUCKERS (AA)||DNP|
|4. COREY RAY||WISCONSIN TIMBER RATTLERS (A)||0-for-3, 2 R, 2 BB, K|
|5. JOSH HADER||COLORADO SPRINGS SKY SOX (AAA)||DNP|
|6. TRENT CLARK||WISCONSIN TIMBER RATTLERS (A)||DNP|
|7. PHIL BICKFORD||BREVARD COUNTY MANATEES (A+)||W, 6.1 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 K|
|8. ISAN DIAZ||WISCONSIN TIMBER RATTLERS (A)||0-for-4, RBI, 2 K|
|9. BRETT PHILLIPS||BILOXI SHUCKERS (AA)||2-for-5, RBI, 2 K|
|10. CODY PONCE||BREVARD COUNY MANATEES (A+)||DNP|
|11. GILBERT LARA||HELENA BREWERS (R)||1-for-4, R|
|12. JORGE LOPEZ||BILOXI SHUCKERS (AA)||DNP|
|13. MARCOS DIPLAN||BREVARD COUNTY MANATEES (A+)||DNP|
|14. JACOB NOTTINGHAM||BILOXI SHUCKERS (AA)||DNP|
|15. LUCAS ERCEG||WISCONSIN TIMBER RATTLERS (A)||1-for-3, 2B, R, K|
|16. DEVIN WILLIAMS||BREVARD COUNTY MANATEES (A+)||DNP|
|17. BRANDON WOODRUFF||BILOXI SHUCKERS (AA)||DNP|
|18. KODI MEDEIROS||BREVARD COUNTY MANATEES (A+)||DNP|
|19. MONTE HARRISON||WISCONSIN TIMBER RATTLERS (A)||0-for-2, 3 BB, 3 R|
|20. DEMI ORIMOLOYE||HELENA BREWERS (R)||0-for-4, 2 K|
ON DECK FOR SUNDAY
MILWAUKEE BREWERS @ Pittsburgh Pirates 12:35 PM
Probable Starter: Chase Anderson
COLORADO SPRINGS SKY SOX @ Iowa (Cubs) 1:08 PM
Probable Starter: Aaron Wilkerson
BILOXI SHUCKERS@ Mississippi (Braves) 5:00 PM
Probable Starter: Brandon Woodruff
Daytona (Reds) @ BREVARD COUNTY MANATEES 4:05 PM
Probable Starter: Marcos Diplan
WISCONSIN TIMBER RATTLERS @ Beloit (A’s) 2:00 PM
Probable Starter: Trey Supak
HELENA BREWERS @ Billings (Reds) 2:05 PM
Probable Starter: Cameron Roegner
* Game times are CST