Dickerson drives in seven and everybody plays longball

Alex Dickerson homered twice and drove in seven, Jarek Cunningham also went deep twice, and the farm system totaled 15 longballs

The four full-season teams saw action on Sunday, with Bradenton playing two.

-- Six different Indianapolis players went deep as the Indians trounced Columbus, 13-3. Chase d'Arnaud led off the game with his first HR of the year. He was eventually followed by Tony Sanchez (7th), Jerry Sands (5th), Jared Goedert (8th), Brett Carroll (10th) and Ivan De Jesus, Jr. (2nd). Sands went 3-4 and Sanchez 2-4, and they each also had a double and a walk. Carroll went 2-5, as did Josh Harrison. John McDonald had a monster game, going 2-4 and grounding into only one double play. Charlie Morton had an uneven rehab start. He allowed a two-run HR in the 1st, then no more runs after that. He only lasted 4.2 IP, though, as he threw only 49 of 86 pitches for strikes. He allowed three hits, walked four and struck out four. He got some help from Sanchez, who threw out two of two base stealers. Duke Welker managed a scoreless inning, something of a rarity for him lately.

-- Altoona clubbed five longballs of its own and scored seven in the 2nd in stomping Portland, 13-6. Alex Dickerson (pictured) led the way, going 3-4 with a double and two HRs, one a grand slam. Dickerson drove in seven runs and now has five HRs on the year. Jarek Cunningham also homered twice, giving him eleven. He went 4-5 with a double. Andrew Lambo went 2-5 with his thirteenth HR. Gift Ngoepe and Charlie Cutler each also went 2-5. Casey Sadler started and allowed four runs in 5.2 IP.

-- Bradenton split a doubleheader with Jupiter. The Marauders dropped game one, 12-6, as Zack Dodson got torched for seven runs, six earned, in three innings. He gave up eight hits and a walk, and struck out none. Chris Lashmet went 3-3 with his first HR, Dan Gamache 2-4 with a triple and Elias Diaz 2-3 with a double. Gregory Polanco went 2-2 and then came out of the game. (He played in game two.) Alen Hanson went 0-3.

Bradenton won game two, 7-1, behind five shutout innings from Robby Rowland. He gave up five hits and a walk, and fanned two. Hanson, Gamache, Benji Gonzalez, Willy Garcia and Eric Avila each had two hits. Hanson, Gamache and Avila had doubles and Garcia a triple. Jacob Stallings hit his third HR and Polanco went 1-4.

-- West Virginia dropped an 8-5 decision to Lakewood. Tyler Glasnow had another odd start in which he gave up only a few baserunners, but most of them scored. In five innings he allowed just two hits and two walks, but that resulted in three runs. Lakewood got a run in the 1st on a double, a flyball, a walk and a double steal. They added two in the 2nd on a walk and a HR. Jake Burnette followed Glasnow and took the loss, giving up five runs in an inning and two-thirds. Max Moroff hit his fourth HR and went 1-2 with three walks. Stetson Allie hit number 16 in three ABs, and also drew a walk. Josh Bell and Walker Gourley each went 2-5.

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