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J.Rodriguez throws six scoreless, Sands slams the Sox

Joely Rodriguez had another strong outing, Stolmy Pimentel didn't, Jerry Sands may be finding his lost power, and Stetson Allie and Max Moroff each get three hits

Monday's roundup:

-- Jerry Sands hit a 1st inning grand slam, his second HR on the year, and Indianapolis went on to beat Pawtucket, 8-4. Jared Goedert added his fourth HR and went 3-4. Alex Presley, Josh Harrison and Felix Pie all had two hits. Brooks Brown gave up three runs over six and two-thirds. He allowed eight hits and didn't walk or strike out a batter. Old friend Brock Holt had three hits.

-- Stolmy Pimentel continued to struggle as Altoona dropped a 6-3 decision to Reading. Pimentel allowed five runs on eight hits, including two HRs. It wasn't all bad, though, as he lasted seven innings and threw strikes, 76 of them in 103 pitches. He walked one and fanned five. Jarek Cunningham and Adalberto Santos hit HRs, Cunningham's seventh and Santos' second. Santos went 2-4.

-- Bradenton lost to Tampa, 2-1. The Marauders had only six hits. Alen Hanson went 2-4 with a double and Gregory Polanco 1-4 with two strikeouts. Willy Garcia fanned all four times up. Hard-luck starter Eliecer Navarro dropped to 0-8 despite allowing only the two runs on four hits and a walk in six innings. He fanned six. Zac Fuesser followed with three scoreless innings.

-- West Virginia hammered Kannapolis, 13-2. Joely Rodriguez threw six shutout innings, allowing six hits and one walk with three strikeouts. Bryton Trepagnier gave up the two runs, one earned, over three innings, which got him a save. Stetson Allie went 3-4 with a double, a walk and three RBIs. Walker Gourley hit his second HR, Max Moroff went 3-5 with a double, and Josh Bell went 2-4 with a double and a walk. Dilson Herrera went 1-4 with a walk.