Gwinnett 5, Pawtucket 6
Wes Timmons extends his hit streak to 5 games, and he's 11-20 with 3 doubles, a triple, and 5 RBI in that span. Freddie Freeman has a 5 game hitting streak of his own going and is 9-16 with 3 doubles and 4 RBI to go with 5 walks and just 1 strikeout in those games. The people who were writing him off after the first week of the season look pretty riduculous now. Luis Bolivar has 3 hits in his first 7 at bats with Gwinnett. This was Chirs Resop's first poor start of the year and it still wasn't that bad. He's been a pleasant surprise in the G-Braves rotation.
Mississippi - off
Myrtle Beach 9, Potomac 1
Australian Matt Kennelly had one of the best games of his professional career as he drove in 5 runs, most of them coming on a 7th inning grand slam, and even added a stolen base, the second of his career. Every starter for the Pelicans had a hit except shortstop Ryan Barba, with everyone except Cole Miles having a multiple hit game. This was a rare offensive outfburst for the team and hopefully it will start a trend. Randall Delgado had his best start of the young season, striking out 7 while only walking 1. He's been good two starts in a row, combining for 12 innings, allowing just 3 earned runs while walking just 3 and striking out 14. It's possible the adjustment period is over for him and he's about ready to start dominating the Carolina League.
Rome 5, Hagerstown 11
Rome has lost 10 of their last 12 and games like this have to be wearing on the players' psyches. Chris Masters continued his dominant work, allowing just 1 run over the first 7 frames, then Cory Rasmus, who's been arguably the team's best reliever, allows 4 runs, 2 earned, in just one third of an inning. But, to be fair, he was aided by 2 errors by catcher Braeden Schlehuber and one by right fielder Robby Hefflinger. Tom Berryhill, who had also been great this season, and got the R-Braves out of the 8th by inducing a double play, allowed 6 runs, 5 earned in the 9th. Myke Jones has a nice rebound after makinghis own defensive miscues last night with a pair of hits, including a double, and Jordan Schafer picks up another single as he rehabs his wrist. Cory Harrilchak was 0-4, but he did earn a promotion to Myrtle Beach after the game.