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Cannonballs Coming: Shutout pitching from J.T. Brubaker and Aaron Shortridge

— Indianapolis (7-4) got its regulars back in — plus the two ringers — and went back to battering opponents in a 9-1 win over Toledo. Cole Tucker went 3-5 and fell a home run short of a cycle, and Jake Elmore was 3-4 with a double. Tucker is batting .356. Gregory Polanco was 2-5 and Elias Diaz was 1-4 with a double and a walk. Bryan Reynolds went 1-4 with his fourth longball. Will Craig had a two-run double in four at-bats, giving him 13 RBIs in 11 games. J.T. Brubaker threw five and a third shutout innings on 87 pitches. He allowed four hits, walked nobody and struck out five.

Ke’Bryan Hayes: 0-4
Geoff Hartlieb: 1.2 IP, H, BB, 3 K
Dovydas Neverauskas: IP, H, BB, K
Clay Holmes: IP, 2 H, R, 3 K

— Altoona (6-5) dropped a 4-2 game to Harrisburg. James Marvel gave up just a run on four hits and a walk in four innings, with six strikeouts. He probably came out because he was up to 82 pitches. The game was tied 2-2 in the eighth, but Vicente Campos gave up a pair of gopher balls. Jared Oliva returned from the concussion he suffered on opening day and went 2-4 with a double. Stephen Alemais was 2-3 with a walk.

— Bradenton (8-4) got six shutout innings from Aaron Shortridge in a 4-1 win over Tampa. Shortridge allowed just two hits and a walk, while striking out four. He’s given up just one run in 17 innings so far. Drew Fischer struck out three over two hitless innings. Blake Cederlind recorded only two outs in the ninth, both on strikeouts, and gave up one run. Luis Escobar came on to strike out the last hitter. Cal Mitchell and Dylan Busby each hit home run number three, Busby’s coming off a pitcher with the unfortunate name of Janson Junk. Mitchell and Busby both went 1-4. Chris Sharpe was 2-3 with a double and a triple. Travis Swaggerty went 0-4.

— Steven Jennings continued to struggle as Greensboro (6-6) lost to Augusta, 5-4. Jennings gave up a two-run home run in the first, then tossed three shutout innings before getting knocked out with one out in the fifth. He allowed five runs on four hits and three walks, with five strikeouts. Jonah Davis (pictured) hit his first home run, a three-run shot that was his only hit in five at-bats. Lolo Sanchez was 1-4.

Connor Kaiser: 1-3, 2 BB
Mason Martin: 1-4
Rodolfo Castro: 0-4
Samuel Reyes: 2 IP, 3 K