Last night on the farm, three different starters had double-digit strikeouts totals. Let’s check it out:
Albuquerque 9, Las Vegas 6
Cory Mazzoni struck out 10 in 6 innings while allowing 3 runs on 5 hits. But Gonzalez Germen allowed 5 runs in the 8th inning to lose the game. Andrew Brown homered twice. Cesar Puello was 2 for 3 with a 2-run homer. Matt Reynolds and Taylor Teagarden also had 2 hits each.
Richmond 2, Binghamton 1
Steven Matz struck out 10 over 5 innings, but took the tough-luck loss after allowing 2 runs on 5 hits. Brandon Nimmo was 0 for 5, as the B-Mets managed just 7 hits.
St. Lucie 3, Palm Beach 1
Seth Lugo struck out 10 over 7 innings while allowing 1 runs on 4 hits. Jake Kuebler threw 2 scoreless innings to get the save. Phillip Evans was 2 for 4 with 2 doubles. Gavin Cecchini was 2 for 4 with a triple and RBI. L.J. Mazzilli and Jairo Perez also had 2 hits.
Savannah 6, Rome 5
John Gant allowed 2 runs (1 earned) on 4 hits over 4 innings to get his 11th win of the season. Colton Plaia and Jorge Rivero both homered. Dominic Smith and Champ Stuart both had the day off.
Tri-City 3, Brooklyn 2
Corey Oswalt let up 3 runs on 6 hits over 6 innings to take the loss. Amed Rosario was 3 for 4. Michael Conforto was 1 for 4. Jhoan Urena doubled and drove in a run. Brooklyn’s lead in the wild card race is cut to 1 game, with their magic number holding at 3.
Kingsport 5, Elizabethton 2
Persio Reyes struck out 9 over 7 innings, giving up just 1 run on 3 hits and 3 walks. The K-Mets won on just 5 hits and finish the season with a record of 34-34, 3 games out of a playoff spot.