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Cannonballs coming: Logan Hill hits 14th bomb

— Tyler Eppler had a decent start against the International League’s highest-scoring team as Indianapolis (28-22) beat Lehigh Valley, 8-5. Eppler gave up three runs in six innings on seven hits. He didn’t walk anybody and struck out five. Chris Bostick was 2-5 with his fifth HR, and Max Moroff and Danny Ortiz each went 2-4. Ortiz had a double and a triple. Clay Holmes threw a scoreless inning in relief, walking one and striking out one.

Austin Meadows: 1-5, 2B
Barrett Barnes: 0-2, BB
Edgar Santana: IP, 2 H, R, 2 K
A.J. Schugel: IP, 2 H, R, BB, 2 K

— Altoona (28-21) blew a two-run lead in the top of the ninth but beat Akron, 5-4, on a two-out, walkoff single by Wyatt Mathisen in the tenth. Brandon Waddell had his best start of the season, throwing six shutout innings. He gave up five hits, walked none and fanned six. Tate Scioneaux had a rare poor outing, blowing two leads and allowing four runs, three earned, in three innings. Mathisen and Jordan Luplow each went 2-4 with a walk, with Luplow hitting his 11th HR. Edwin Espinal was 2-5 with a pair of doubles.

Kevin Newman: 1-5
Connor Joe: 0-5, 3 K
Jin-De Jhang: 0-3, 2 BB

— Gage Hinsz recovered from a four-run second inning to go six in Bradenton’s (30-22) 8-4 win over Fort Myers. Hinsz allowed six hits, walked one and struck out four. He’d failed to last five innings in his previous three starts. Casey Sadler threw two perfect innings with two strikeouts and Seth McGarry fanned the side in the ninth. Logan Hill (pictured) went 3-4, including a walk and his 14th HR, and drove in four runs. Hill leads the Florida State League in longballs by two. Kevin Krause added his fifth HR.

Cole Tucker: 0-4, BB
Ke’Bryan Hayes: 1-5, SB (17)
Will Craig: 2-5
Christian Kelley: 1-3, 2 BB

— West Virginia (23-25) dropped Charleston, 4-2. Luis Escobar allowed an unearned run over six innings on three hits and two walks. He struck out five. Adrian Valerio stayed hot, going 3-5. He’s now batting .469 (15-for-32) since going 1-for-20 after returning from a broken hand. Albert Baur was 4-4.

Hunter Owen: 1-4
Trae Arbet: 0-4
Brent Gibbs: 0-4