AAA: SWB (75-65) lost 5-3 while Syracuse (Mets) won, so both teams finished tied for the International North lead what was supposed to be the end of the regular season. A one-game playoff for the division title will be tomorrow (Tuesday) afternoon (1:05) at SWB. It is sudden-death. The loser does NOT qualify for a wild card. The winner will face Durham (Rays) at Durham in the first playoff round on Wednesday night.
1B Edwin Encarnacion 0 for 4 on rehab. He packed his bags after the game to head to the Bronx and rejoin the Yankees.
3B Mandy Alvarez solo HR. 2B/1B Gosuke Katoh 2 hits.
AA: Trenton (76-62) scored in the bottom of the ninth to beat Reading 8-7. CF Ben Ruta 2 hits, RBI. RF Alexander Palma GW RBI single. 1B Chris Gittens solo HR. LF Isiah Gilliam 2 HR, 4 RBI. 3B Angel Aguilar 2 hits, solo HR. 2B Max Burt 2 hits.
Reading will be Trenton’s opponent in the first round of the Eastern League playoffs. Game 1 will be at Reading on Wednesday night.
High A: Tampa finished their season 63-71. Because of Hurricane Dorian, all games, including the playoffs, have been cancelled. The last games played were on August 29.
Low A: Charleston (73-66) finished their season. The season finale, scheduled for Labor Day, was cancelled due to rain, as Hurricane Dorian affected this too. Charleston didn’t make the playoffs.