Monday's action, with Bradenton off:
-- Indianapolis lost to Syracuse, 6-2. Graham Godfrey gave up four runs in five innings. Duke Welker gave up a run on three hits in two innings. He struck out one. Alex Presley, Felix Pie and Ivan De Jesus, Jr., each went 2-4. De Jesus had a double and Pie his eighth HR.
-- Altoona split a doubleheader with Reading. The Curve lost game one, 4-2. Nick Kingham gave up two runs in five innings. He allowed eight hits and two walks, and fanned seven. Tyler Waldron gave up two unearned runs in the 7th, breaking a 2-2 tie. Alen Hanson went 0-3 and Gregory Polanco 1-3. Travis Snider went 1-3 in his first rehab game.
The Curve won game two, 3-2. Polanco went 2-3 with a double. Quinton Miller got a spot start and allowed one run in four innings.
-- West Virginia blew a 3-2 lead when Cesar Lopez gave up two HRs and three runs in the top of the 9th, giving Hickory a 5-3 win. Kyle Haynes had a strong start, giving up two runs, one earned, in seven innings. He allowed three hits and a walk, and struck out seven. Dilson Herrera had a double in four ABs. Josh Bell didn't play.
-- Jamestown edged Auburn, 8-7. The Jammers sat a number of their regulars, but still had a dozen hits. Edwin Espinal (pictured) had a double and his first HR, and drove in four. Adam Frazier went 2-3 with a walk and drove in three. Wyatt Mathisen moved up a level and went 2-3 with two walks. Candon Myles, who also was recently promoted, went 1-3 with a triple and two walks. Cody Dickson had a rough start, giving up five runs in three and two-thirds innings. Two of the runs scored after he came out. Dickson walked two and fanned none.
-- The GCL Pirates beat the Yankees2, 3-2. James McDonald made a rehab start and recorded only two outs. He allowed two runs on two hits and a walk, and struck out one. Five relievers followed with eight and a third scoreless innings. Blake Taylor recovered from a bad outing to throw three scoreless innings. He gave up two hits and a walk, and struck out three. Mervin Del Rosario fanned five in three scoreless innings. Austin Meadows went 1-3 with a double and Reese McGuire 1-4.
-- The DSL Pirates1 routed the Yankees2, 11-3. Dennis Hurtarte went 4-5, Sandy Santos 2-4 with a triple and four RBIs, and Ramses Pena and Deybi Garcia both 2-4.
-- The DSL Pirates2 won their 13th straight, beating the Cubs, 2-1. Dario Agrazal, who seems to be something of a prospect, threw five scoreless innings, giving up two hits and three walks, striking out two. Jose Salazar went 2-4 with two doubles and Alexis Bastardo 2-4 with one double. Michael De La Cruz extended his hitless streak to 24 ABs, although he walked twice.