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Cannonballs coming: Jack Herman goes 4-5, Travis Swaggerty 3-5

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— Indianapolis (45-38) beat Louisville, 4-2. Brandon Waddell, who’d been struggling since his promotion from Altoona, gave up two runs on nine hits in seven innings. He walked two and struck out three. Jordan Luplow went 2-3 with a walk. Sean Rodriguez continued his rehab, going 1-4.

Kevin Newman, Jose Osuna, Adam Frazier: all 1-3, BB
Kevin Kramer: 0-3

— Altoona (43-38) lost to Trenton, 8-3. Starter Eduardo Vera faced only three batters, leaving after getting hit on the arm with a line drive. The Curve had to go with the bullpen, including infielder Logan Ratledge, who got the last out in his seventh career mound appearance. Cole Tucker went 1-2 with two walks and his second home run. Bryan Reynolds was 3-5 with a double and Ke’Bryan Hayes was 2-5. Will Craig was 0-5

— Bradenton (39-39) dropped a 3-2 game to St. Lucie. Starter Mike Wallace gave up three runs on nine hits over six and a third innings. Garrett Brown and Bligh Madris each had two hits. Jared Oliva was 0-4

— West Virginia (45-34) lost to Lexington, 6-0. Domingo Robles gave up 11 hits in six innings, but only two of the four runs he allowed were earned. He walked one and struck out six. The Power had only five hits, with Cal Mitchell going 2-4.

— Morgantown (8-11) scored three runs in the bottom of the eight to come from behind and beat Williamsport, 7-5. The Black Bears had 14 hits, with Travis Swaggerty going 3-5 with a walk. Brett Kinneman was 2-4 with a double and Connor Kaiser 0-3. Newly signed third baseman Mike Gretler made his debut and went 1-3 with a walk.

— Bristol (7-8) got hammered by Johnson City, 11-2. Bristol went with a Sunday lineup and things went about the way they do with Sunday lineups. The only player of any note in the lineup was Dean Lockery, who was 0-3 with a walk.

— The GCL Pirates (5-8) pummeled the Phillies West, 13-5. Jack Herman (pictured) went 4-5 with a double and a triple. He’s off to an 8-for-14 start as a pro. Steven Kraft hit a grand slam, which was his first pro home run. Pat Dorrian was 3-5 with an inside the park home run, which was his first pro longball. He drove in three. Starter Brad Case gave up two runs on eight hits over five innings.

Jean Eusebio: 0-5
Joseivin Medina: 2-5, 3B, 3 runs

— The DSL Pirates1 (12-16) beat the Dodgers Guerrero, 7-1. Bryan Torres, who was arguably the Pirates’ top pitching prospect in the 2017-18 signing period, continued to pitch well. He came out after four and two-thirds innings, with no walks and three hits. Torres struck out three. Juan Pie was 2-5 with a double and Randy Romer, 2-4 with a double.

— The DSL Pirates2 (13-15) beat the Royals2, 4-1. Francisco Hodge gave up a run over five innings. He gave up four hits and a walk, and struck out four. Angel Basabe was 2-3 with a double and a walk. He’s now hitting 355/423/597. Eduar Ramirez and Ivan Rosario each had two hits.