AAA: SWB (65-59) continues to slump, blowing leads in both the 10th and 11th innings to lose 8-7. They scored in the top of the tenth only to give it back in the bottom of the inning. They then scored twice in the top of the eleventh only to give back three.
DH Clint Frazier 2 hits, RBI. 39-year-old C Erik Kratz 2 HR, 3 RBI. 1B Ryan McBroom 2-run HR in the 11th. 3B Mandy Alvarez 2 hits.
Ben Heller back off of IL. Opener. 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 0.00 for AAA.
Deivi Garcia replaced him 5 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 H, 5 W, 7 K. 5.01 at AAA.
Garcia’s total numbers this season (A+/AA/AAA): 5-9, 4.08 but 154 K in 102 2/3 IP (13.5 K/9). 51 walks. Get the walks down a little. (4.47/9).
Not doing well were recently acquired David Hernandez (2/3 IP, 3 R) and Brady Lail, who recently made his MLB debut, then was DFA’d then reassigned to AAA. Lail lost the game, giving up 3 R, 2 ER, in 1/3 IP.
AA: Trenton (67-56) lost 7-1 to Reading, getting just 3 hits, 2 by RF Ben Ruta. C Brian Navaretto solo HR.
High A: Tampa (56-65) split two games.
Completion of suspended game from Friday: Won 6-1. CF Estevan Florial 2 hits, solo HR. 2 hits, 2 RBI, 2-run HR for SS Diego Castillo. 1B Steven Sensley solo HR. A 3-hitter with 16K.
Frank German 3 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 7 K. 3.78
Otto (W, 2-2, 2.31) 4 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 4 W, 7 K.
Wivinis 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 2 K. 2.91
Lost the regularly scheduled game, 5-3, giving up 2 in the bottom of the seventh (with the suspended game, the regular game is only 7 innings). CF Florial 2 hits. 3B Oswaldo Cabrera 2 hits, 3 RBI, 3-run HR.
Low A: Charleston (64-61) gave up 2 in the bottom of the ninth and lost 6-5. SS Oswald Peraza 3 hits, RBI. Solo HR. LF Canaan Smith 2 hits (.309). DH Josh Breaux 2 RBI. RF Frederick Cuevas 3 hits.
SWB has blown a big lead. Their lead in the IL North is down to one game over Buffalo, 2 over Syracuse, 3 over Rochester and 4 1/2 over Lehigh Valley. They have lost six in a row and 10 of their last 11.
Trenton won the first half Eastern League East with 38-28 record so they are guaranteed a playoff spot. They are in second, 4 back, at 29-28, in the second half.
Tampa is 28-27, 2 games out, in the second half. They finished the first half 28-38, 13 1/2 out and in fifth place in the FSL North.
Charleston is tied for 3rd, 27-28, 5 out in the SAL South. They were 3rd, 37-33, just a 1/2 game out, in the first half.