A full slate on Thursday, but Altoona's game was suspended.
-- Indianapolis beat Buffalo, 7-3. Starter Brandon Cumpton allowed two runs in five innings on four hits and two walks, while whiffing four. Ryan Reid, Mike Zagurski, Tim Alderson and Jared Hughes each threw a scoreless inning of relief. Reid and Zagurski struck out the side, although Reid allowed a run in the process. Felix Pie went 2-3 with a double and two walks, Matt Hague (pictured) went 2-5 with his second HR, and Alex Presley hit his fourth HR. In the bad news department, Vic Black is out with an oblique strain. The severity isn't known, but it sucks regardless.
-- Altoona's game with Reading was suspended due to rain with the score 2-2 after seven innings. Casey Sadler went six, giving up two runs on six hits and a walk. He struck out three. Justin Howard went 3-3 with a double and Andrew Lambo had a triple.
-- Bradenton gave up 14 hits but still stomped Tampa, 12-4. Every Marauder had at least one hit. Dan Gamache went 2-4 with a walk, Willy Garcia went 2-5, and Chris Lashmet and Eric Avila each drove in three. Alen Hanson went 1-4 with a walk and Gregory Polanco 1-5 with a double. Starter Adrian Sampson allowed nine hits in five innings, but somehow gave up only two runs. Both were unearned due to an error on Hanson. Sampson walked one and fanned four.
-- West Virginia pitchers fanned 24 (that is, twenty-four, or two dozen) Lakewood hitters as the Power won in 12 innings, 3-2. Starter Tyler Glasnow struck out a dozen in five innings and now has 62 Ks in 39 IP, or 14.3 K/9. He gave up two runs on two hits and two walks. The bullpen added another dozen over the next seven innings, with Jason Creasy whiffing six in two and two-thirds. Josh Smith and Thomas Harlan got another six combined in four and a third. The three relievers allowed just two hits and two walks in those seven innings. Every Lakewood hitter fanned at least twice. In case you're wondering, Lakewood is a weak-hitting team, but they're in the middle of the league when it comes to strikeouts. The Power won the game when Josh Bell tripled with two out in the bottom of the 12th, Stetson Allie was intentionally passed, and Eric Wood hit a walkoff single. For the game, Bell went 2-5 with a walk and Wood 3-6. Allie went 1-4 with his thirteenth HR and two walks. Max Moroff went 2-5 with a walk, and Walker Gourley and Junior Sosa had two hits apiece.