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Cannonballs Coming: Will Craig finally goes deep

The GCL and DSL Pirates were off.

-- Indianapolis (49-47) lost to Louisville, 6-4.  Frank Duncan allowed three runs, two earned, in five innings.  He gave up six hits and a walk, and struck out two.  The Indians had only six hits.  Francisco Cervelli continued his rehab, catching the entire game and going 0-2 with two walks.

Alen Hanson:  0-4, BB (0-16 in last four games)
Max Moroff:  1-4, 2B
Josh Bell:  0-3, BB
Jason Rogers:  1-3, BB
Willy Garcia:  1-4

-- Altoona (52-41) dropped a 3-2 decision to Harrisburg.  Brandon Waddell recovered from a two-run first inning to have a solid start.  He went six and two-thirds, allowing three runs on five hits and two walks.  He struck out four and threw 61 of 95 pitches for strikes.  Eric Wood and Barrett Barnes each had two hits.

Kevin Newman:  1-3, 2B, BB
Harold Ramirez:  1-4
Edwin Espinal:  0-4

-- Bradenton (50-42) beat Clearwater, 11-8.  Stephen Tarpley had his second straight bad start, getting knocked out in the third inning after allowing six runs, five earned.  Pablo Reyes went 2-5 with his third HR and Kevin Kramer 2-5 with a double.

Cole Tucker:  0-5 (batting .158 in July)
Connor Joe:  2-4, 2B (batting 328/365/469 in second half)

-- West Virginia (48-45) got all of its runs on back-to-back, third-inning HRs to take the first game of a doubleheader from Hickory, 4-3.  Carlos Munoz (pictured) hit his sixth HR with two on, followed by Logan Hill's fourth HR.  Hill was 2-3.  Starter Bret Helton allowed three runs on eight hits in six innings.

Casey Hughston:  0-4
Mitchell Tolman:  0-3
Daniel Arribas:  1-2, 2B, BB
Seth McGarry:  IP, H, Sv

The Power lost game two, 6-5.  Once again, all of their runs came on longballs.  Munoz hit another three-run shot, his seventh HR, in the fourth.  In the fifth, Hughston and Logan Ratledge hit back-to-back HRs for the second time in a few weeks.  Hughston's HR was his seventh and Ratledge's his third.  Yunior Montero made a spot start and allowed four runs, two earned, in four innings.

Tolman:  1-1, 2 BB
Arribas:  0-2, BB

-- Morgantown (14-16) lost to Williamsport, 3-2.  Will Craig went 2-4 and homered for the first time as a pro.  Luis Escobar allowed three runs on four hits in four and two-thirds innings.  He walked two and struck out two.

Stephen Alemais:  0-4
Matt Diorio:  2-4
Dylan Prohoroff:  2.1 IP, BB, 4 K

-- Bristol (10-13) lost to Danville, 5-0.  Starter Ike Schlabach allowed just one run in five innings on three hits and two walks, with three strikeouts.  The Pirates had only four hits, half of them by Sam Kennelly.

Adrian Valerio:  1-3
Michael De La Cruz:  0-3, 3 K