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Cannonballs Coming: Mitch Keller muddles through for a win

— Mitch Keller managed to get through five and a third innings for his first win as Indianapolis (8-4) edged Toledo, 4-3. Keller allowed only one run, but he gave up seven hits and walked four, and had some hard-hit outs. He struck out five. Erich Weiss provided most of the offense, going 3-4 with a triple and his first home run. He drove in three. Elias Diaz caught seven innings and went 2-4. Gregory Polanco was 0-2 with two walks and two strikeouts. Michael Feliz gave up two hits and a walk in the ninth, but got through it without allowing a run.

Cole Tucker: 1-5
Ke’Bryan Hayes: 0-2, BB
Bryan Reynolds: 1-4
Brandon Maurer: IP, 3 H, 2 R

— Altoona (6-6) lost to Harrisburg, 2-1. Dario Agrazal gave up a run in six innings, on six hits and no walks. He struck out four. The Curve had only six hits, all singles, and got their only run when Agrazal drew a bases-loaded walk. Jake Brentz threw a scoreless inning in relief. He seems to have reinvented himself by toning down the velocity. He’s allowed no runs and one hit so far in four and a third innings, with two walks and six strikeouts. Angel German gave up the losing run on a double, steal and sacrifice fly.

Jared Oliva: 0-4
Stephen Alemais: 2-4
Bligh Madris: 0-3, BB

— Bradenton (9-4) trailed by a run going into the ninth, but exploded for six and an 11-6 win over Tampa. Chris Sharpe hit a two-run home run, his first longball on the year, to put the Marauders ahead, then came up again later in the inning and drew a bases-loaded walk. He finished 2-5 with three RBIs. Dylan Busby (pictured) had a game that epitomized his season: He went 1-4 with a three-run home run (his fourth longball on the season), three strikeouts and a hit batsman. On the year he’s batting just .235 with 15 strikeouts in 34 ABs, but he’s slugging .706. He has only two walks but he’s been plunked five times. Daniel Amaral also had an interesting game, going 3-5 with a walk and three runs. He’s now batting .393. Cal Mitchell and Raul Hernandez each went 3-5 as well. Starter Oddy Nunez gave up five runs on four hits and six walks in five and two-thirds innings.

— Greensboro (6-7) got only two hits in a 3-1 loss to Augusta. The Grasshoppers were getting no-hit until Mason Martin hit his first home run of the year to tie the game in the seventh. Lolo Sanchez had the only other hit. Jonah Davis is struggling badly; he fanned all three times up and now is 2-for-20 with 13 whiffs. Greensboro wasted another strong start by Osvaldo Bido, who gave up just two hits and a run in six innings. He walked one and fanned six.

Ji-Hwan Bae: 0-4
Conner Loeprich: 1.2 IP, 4 H, 2 R, BB, 3 K