The farm system went 5-0 on Wednesday, with West Virginia winning two.
-- Indianapolis shut out Scranton/Whatsis, 2-0, in game interrupted by rain. Kris Johnson went five innings before the delay, allowing just two hits and a walk, and fanning five. Ryan Reid added two scoreless innings, and Jared Hughes and Vic Black one each. Black somehow didn't strike out anybody. Felix Pie provided the offense with a two-run HR, his second. Alex Presley went 2-4.
-- Jarek Cunningham's fifth HR in the top of the 10th gave Altoona a 7-6 win over Harrisburg. Cunningham also had a double in five ABs. Andrew Lambo hit his seventh HR and fourth in five games. Charlie Cutler went 2-5 with two doubles, Alex Dickerson 2-5 with one double, and Gift Ngoepe and Drew Maggi each had two hits. Altoona, which is running short on pitchers, used reliever Luis Sanz as a starter and he gave up three runs, two earned, in three innings. Jeff Inman went two and a third, but left with an injury in the 9th. Kenn Kasparek came on and gave up a two-run HR to tie the game, but ended up with the win.
-- Bradenton beat Dunedin, 9-4. Nick Kingham had another strong start, although he did allow three runs in seven innings. Half of the six hits he allowed were of the infield variety, and he fanned seven while walking only one. Zac Fuesser pitched the last two innings and allowed the last run. Carlos Mesa went 3-4 with a double, and threw out a runner at third to kill a rally. Jose Osuna, Taylor Lewis and Dan Gamache all added two hits. Alen Hanson went 2-5 with two steals. Gregory Polanco went 0-4 with a walk.
-- West Virginia took advantage of 13 walks to sweep a doubleheader from Greenville. The Power took game one, 7-3, as Josh Bell (pictured) went 3-4 with his fifth HR and three runs scored. Francisco Diaz went 2-2 with three RBIs. Stetson Allie went 0-1 with two walks and a hit batsman. Clay Holmes continued to struggle, allowing three runs in four innings. He gave up six hits and three walks, and fanned two.
The Power took game two, 7-6. Joely Rodriguez threw six shutout innings, allowing four hits and no walks, and fanning five. The Power nearly blew a 7-0 lead when Josh Smith got torched for six runs in the 7th (and final) inning while recording only two outs, but Bryton Trepagnier came on to get the final out. D.J. Crumlich had two hits. Bell went 0-3 with a walk and Allie 0-4.