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Cannonballs coming: Strong start for Domingo Robles

— J.T. Brubaker gave up one run over seven innings as Indianapolis (53-47) beat Rochester, 3-1. Brubaker allowed four hits and a walk, and struck out four. Kevin Newman and Austin Meadows each went 2-4. Newman also stole two bases, giving him a surprising 24 on the year. Jason Martin was 2-3.

Max Moroff: 0-3, BB
Jose Osuna: 1-4
Kevin Kramer: 0-2, 2 BB
Chris Bostick: 1-2, BB

— Altoona (53-46) finished yesterday’s suspended game, winning 10-2 over Akron. The game was stopped by a power failure with the Curve up, 8-2, in the eighth. Four of those runs came off a rehabbing Andrew Miller. Will Craig was 3-3 with a double and his 17th home run when the lights went out, then added a single to go 4-4. His three RBIs gave him 80, with plenty of time left to reach 100, an uncommon feat in the minors. Christian Kelley went 2-4 with a double and Bryan Reynolds 2-5. Logan Hill hit his 13th homer after play resumed. Luis Escobar gave up two runs over six innings, on three hits and three walks. He struck out three.

Cole Tucker: 1-2, 2 BB
Ke’Bryan Hayes: 0-4, BB
Stephen Alemais: 1-4

The Curve dropped the regularly scheduled game, 5-1. Cam Vieaux gave up five runs on seven hits and three walks over four and two-thirds innings. He struck out two. The Curve had only five hits. Reynolds was 2-4 with a double. Craig had a slightly different game this time, going 0-4 with three strikeouts.

Tucker: 0-3, BB
Hayes: 0-4

— Gavin Wallace got pounded early and often as Bradenton (47-51) lost to Tampa, 9-6. Wallace gave up all nine of the runs and 11 hits, but lasted five innings even though he was scored upon in every one. The Marauders had 13 hits, as Jared Oliva and Mitchell Tolman each went 3-5 with a double. Hunter Owen was 2-5 with a double and Adrian Valerio 0-3 with two walks.

— West Virginia (50-46) lost the first game of its doubleheader with Kannapolis, 6-2, in eight innings. Domingo Robles (pictured) had a strong outing, allowing one run on five hits in seven innings. He walked one and struck out four. Beau Sulser had been having a good year, but he failed to retire anybody in the eighth and ultimately gave up a walkoff grand slam. Rodolfo Castro went 1-3 with a triple and Ryan Peurifoy 2-3 with two doubles.

Lolo Sanchez: 0-4
Cal Mitchell: 1-4
Oneil Cruz: 0-2, BB

The Power also lost the second game, 8-7. Max Kranick threw two scoreless innings, but got knocked out four batters into the third, with all four scoring. Lolo Sanchez went 2-3 with a double and a walk, Cal Mitchell went 3-3 with a walk, and Fabricio Macias went 2-3 with a double and three runs.

Cruz: 1-3, 2B
Castro: 0-4, 3 K

— Morgantown (15-23) lost to Aberdeen, 5-1. Zach Spears continued to struggle, giving up four runs, three earned, in four innings. Travis Swaggerty went 2-5 and provided the only run with his third home run. Luke Mangieri was 2-4 with a double. The Black Bears went 0-for-8 with runners in scoring position and fanned 13 times. Grant Koch struck out all four times up and Brett Kinneman went 0-4 with three strikeouts.

Mike Gretler: 1-4
Connor Kaiser: 1-4

— Bristol (15-18) lost the first game of its doubleheader to Bluefield, 6-3. Oliver Garcia gave up four runs, five earned, over four innings. The Pirates had only four hits. Jonah Davis was 0-3.

The Pirates won the second game, 5-2. Sherten Apostel made his first appearance in a few days, probably because he made five errors over his last two games. He went 2-2 with two walks and his third home run. Jonah Davis went 2-4 and Mason Martin 1-3 with a double and a walk. Conner Uselton was 1-4. Starter Roger Santana gave up two runs over five innings. He allowed four hits and three walks, and struck out three.

— The GCL Pirates (12-15) lost to the Tigers West, 9-6. Noe Toribio lasted only two and two-thirds innings, allowing four runs. Ji-Hwan Bae was 3-6. He’s 13-for-28 (.464) in his last eight games and is batting .323 overall. Jack Herman was 3-4 with a double and a walk.

— The DSL Pirates1 (22-23) got a 7-6 win over the Indians on a two-out, walkoff double by Rayvi Rodriguez (20). Shendrik Apostel (18) went 3-4 with his fourth home run and drove in four. Daniel Rivero (17) went 3-5 and Norkis Marcos (17) 2-4 with a walk. Rodriguez was 2-5. Juan Pie (17) was 0-4 with a walk and three strikeouts. Julio Rosario (19) got the win with two and a third scoreless innings in relief. He fanned four.

— The DSL Pirates2 (18-26) lost to the Mariners, 4-3. Edgar Barrios (18) went 2-3 and Eduar Ramirez (17) 2-4. Ramirez is batting 350/420/450.