West Virginia was off and Bradenton had another doubleheader washed out. The Marauders haven’t played since last Thursday.
— Indianapolis (75-60) split a doubleheader with Louisville, with the Indians winning the first game, 7-1. Kevin Newman went 2-4 with two doubles and Joey Terdoslavich drove in three runs. Tyler Eppler threw a seven-inning complete game, giving up a run on a solo HR. Eppler allowed six hits, walked none and struck out two. He needed only 80 pitches to go seven. Chris Bostick was 1-2 with a walk.
Indy lost the second game, 4-3, in eight innings. Brandon Cumpton gave up a two-out HR in the eighth to end it. Indy had just six hits, including Danny Ortiz’ 15th HR.
— Altoona (70-63) lost to Richmond, 2-1, in 15 innings. The Curve managed only six hits in all those innings, and half of the hits were bunts. They repeatedly missed out on scoring chances in extra innings, with the chances coming mainly on walks. Starter Alex McRae managed to allow just one run in six innings, despite control problems. He gave up seven hits and three walks, and struck out two. Sean Keselica, Johnny Hellweg, Luis Heredia and Jake Brentz combined for seven shutout innings, with Hellweg and Heredia showing better control. The Curve eventually went with backup catcher Tomas Morales, who threw one scoreless inning before giving up a walkoff single. Altoona couldn’t even manage to score off the Richmond center fielder, who got by two innings despite walking three.
— Morgantown (35-31) lost to State College, 10-6. Beau Sulser gave up three runs on seven hits over five innings. Tristan Gray went 2-3 with his sixth HR and a walk. Bligh Madris was 2-5 with a double, his fifth HR and three RBIs. Hunter Owen moved his rehab to Morgantown, going 0-4 and playing the whole game at third.
— Bristol (16-47) seems determined to finish its season on a less dismal note. The Pirates scored two in the bottom of the tenth to beat Kingsport, 6-5. After a leadoff walk, Matt Diorio doubled in the tying run and Paul Brands brought Diorio in with a walkoff single. Ben Bengtson was 2-4 with his fourth HR and three RBIs. Starter Hunter Stratton gave up three runs in five innings. Argenis Romano threw the other five innings, allowing two runs, one earned, on three hits and two walks. He fanned six.
— The GCL Pirates (23-32) got walloped by the Braves, 9-1. Shane Baz had a good enough start, allowing one run over three innings. He gave up two hits and two walks, and struck out three. The Pirates managed only four hits.