Rain in Florida caused an abbreviated farm schedule on Sunday, but we still had 5 games, so let’s get to it:
Las Vegas 12, Albuquerque 1
This could be the beginning of Noah Syndergaard’s turnaround; he struck out 8 in 7 innings, allowing 1 run on 6 hits and no walks. Ryan Reid threw 2 scoreless innings to finish off the game. Kevin Plawecki had 3 hits and 3 RBI’s. Cesar Puello returned from the DL and went 2 for 5 with 2 solo homers. Wilmer Flores was 2 for 4 and homered again, while driving in 3 runs. Andrew Brown had 3 hits and an RBI. Matt den Dekker had 2 hits and 2 runs scored. Omar Quintanilla doubled and drove in 3.
Erie 10, Binghamton 9 (10 innings)
Rainy Lara started and let up 6 runs on 11 hits over 5.1 innings. Jack Leathersich had a nice outing, striking out 3 in 1.2 innings, but Adam Kolarek and Chase Huchingson both allowed 2 runs, getting the blown save and loss respectively. Dilson Herrera was 3 for 6 with a double. T.J. Rivera was 4 for 4 with a 2-run homer. Dustin Lawley and Travis Taijeron also homered. Brandon Nimmo was 0 for 4 with a walk and run scored.
Savannah 8, Hickory 2
Robert Gsellman let up 2 runs on 7 hits over 6.1 innings to earn his 7th win of the season, walking 2 and striking out 7. Dominic Smith was 3 for 4 with a double and 2 RBI’s. Jorge Rivero had 3 hits and 3 RBI’s. Patrick Biondi, Yeixon Ruiz, and Matt Oberste all had 2 hits; Oberste hit his 4th homer of the season.
Brooklyn 7, Aberdeen 0
Carlos Valdez threw 5 shutout innings, allowing just 2 hits and striking out 6. Gaither Bumgardner piggybacked for 4 hitless innings, striking out 4. Jhoan Urena was 3 for 4 with an RBI. Michael Katz doubled twice and Jeff Diehl had 2 hits and an RBI. Amed Rosario was 1 for 4.
Pulaski 4, Kingsport 1
Andrew Church was a little better, giving up 2 runs (1 earned) on 6 hits over 6 innings, with no walks and 2 strikeouts, although he still took the loss. The K-Mets managed just 4 hits, including 2 singles and an RBI by Jose Garcia. In other news, Wuilmer Becerra and Vicente Lupo were arrested over the weekend for drag racing at over 100 miles per hour; both have played in games since.