Four hits each for Polanco and Hanson, three for Herrera

Alen Hanson and Gregory Polanco led Bradenton in a rout, Dilson Herrera stayed hot, Andrew Lambo and Jarek Cunningham continued to hit bombs, and some unlikely players went deep in a heavy-hitting day on the farm

Just three games on Wednesday, with Indianapolis off.

-- Altoona lost to Reading, 7-5, when Jason Townsend gave up a three-run, walkoff HR in the bottom of the 9th. Starter David Bromberg went seven and a third, allowing four runs, all of them unearned, and fanning eight. He gave up six hits and walked none. The Curve got four of its five runs on solo HRs, with Andrew Lambo hitting his ninth, Jarek Cunningham his eighth, and Charlie Cutler and Justin Howard each his first. Mel Rojas, Jr., went 2-5 with a double and a triple. Chase d'Arnaud went 1-4.

-- Alen Hanson (pictured) and Gregory Polanco each went 4-5 to lead Bradenton to a 12-4 drubbing of Tampa. Hanson had a double and two triples, and scored three runs. His average has now crept up to .287. Polanco had a double and his sixth HR, and both scored and drove in three. Dan Gamache and Jose Osuna each had two hits. Elias Diaz hit his second HR and Dan Grovatt his first. Starter Zack Dodson went six innings, allowing two runs, both on solo HRs. He gave up six hits and one walk, and fanned five. It was his fourth start since returning from suspension and he's pitched well in the last three.

-- West Virginia outlasted Kannapolis, 8-6. Dilson Herrera went 3-5 with a double and D.J. Crumlich 3-4 with a double and a walk. Herrera is now up to .314. Stetson Allie went 2-5 with a triple, and Junior Sosa, Ashley Ponce and Francisco Diaz all went 2-5 as well. Josh Bell got a day off. Starter Clay Holmes gave up four runs in the 1st, as the first four batters got hits. He settled down enough, though, to allow only one more run on three hits and a walk in the three following innings. Pat Ludwig allowed one run over four innings to get the win. Kyle Haynes, who seems to have taken over the Power's closer role, struck out two in a scoreless 9th. Haynes has fanned 25 in 22 innings so far.

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