There were a slew of walk-off games last night, some good and some bad. Let’s check it out:
Sacramento 7, Las Vegas 6 (10 innings)
Logan Verrett got beat up, allowing 5 runs on 11 hits over 3.2 innings. The bullpen settled things down, but Zack Thornton gave up a run in the bottom of the 10th to take the loss. Wilmer Flores was 3 for 5 with 2 doubles and 2 RBI’s. Danny Muno also had 3 hits. Matt den Dekker was 2 for 5 with a double, triple, and 2 RBI’s. Allan Dykstra hit his 11th homer of the season to force extra innings.
Binghamton 8, Altoona 7
Steven Matz struck out 9 in 6 shutout innings, allowing just 5 hits and 1 walk. Randy Fontanez got touched up for 6 runs, but Adam Kolarek and Cody Satterwhite helped get Matz his first AA win. Dilson Herrera was 4 for 5 with a homer and 5 RBI’s. Kyle Johnson was 2 for 4 with a walk and 3 runs scored. Xorge Carrillo was 3 for 4. Brandon Nimmo was 0 for 4 with a strikeout.
St. Lucie 4, Bradenton 3
Eudy Pina hit a walk-off homer to lead off the 9th, giving St. Lucie the win. Aderlin Rodriguez and L.J. Mazzilli had 2 hits each. Gabriel Ynoa started and let up 1 run over 7 innings, striking out 5 without allowing a walk.
Savannah 4, Rome 3
Jorge Rivero singled home Champ Stuart in the bottom of the 9th to give the Gnats a walk-off win. Both Rivero and Yeixon Ruiz had 2 hits and 2 RBIs. Dominic Smith was 1 for 4 with a strikeout. Chris Flexen had another strong outing, allowing 2 runs on 7 hits over 6.1 innings, walking 3 and striking out 3.
Staten Island 11, Brooklyn 5
Carlos Valdez gave up 5 runs without getting out of the 1st inning, and then Gaither Bumgardner gave up 5 more runs in 4 innings of work. Jhoan Urena was 2 for 4 with a double and RBI. Michael Bernal hit a 3-run homer. Amed Rosario was 0 for 4 with a strikeout.
Kingsport’s game was suspended due to rain after 3 innings, with the K-Mets trailing 8-1.
GCL Mets 7, GCL Cardinals 2
Adrian Almeida got the win, throwing 3 hitless innings in relief, striking out 6 and walking 4. Luis Mateo made another rehab appearance, tossing 2 scoreless innings, striking out 2. Enmanuel Zabala, Alfredo Reyes, Dash Winningham, and Gregory Valencia all had 2 hits each. Winningham drove in 3 runs and hit his first professional homer.