Lynchburg Hillcats 8, Salem Red Sox 2
Box Score · Hillcats improve to 53-35
It’s not often an extra innings game is a blowout, but that’s what happens when you score six runs in the top of the 10th frame.
Yesterday’s game entered extras with the score tied 2-2, but a pair of RBI doubles from Martin Cervenka and Jodd Carter plus a two-run bomb from Daniel Salters put the game completely out of reach.
Ka’ai Tom, Andrew Callica, Carter and Salters all had multi-hit games for Lynchburg and the team teed off for five doubles en route to the victory.
Brock Hartson pitched well although he earned a no decision for his efforts. Hartson tossed six innings, giving up one run on five hits while striking out six and walking one.
Box Score · Indians improve to 5-9
Indians first 2017 pick Quentin Holmes continues to showcase his talent and speed, going 2-5 yesterday with a double and triple and he was joined in the outfield by a rehabbing Greg Allen, who went 2-5 with two stolen bases and two runs scored.
Henry Pujols and Mitch Reeves both went yard with two-run and three-run bombs respectively. Wilbis Santiago and Ronny Dominguez also had multi-hit games for the Indians.
Reliever Adoni Kery had another strong showing, striking out five in two innings of work.
DSL Indians 7, DSL Astros 1
Box Score · Indians improve to 12-20
The DSL Indians received a great pitching performance from Diarlin Jimenez, who tossed six shutout innings to earn his third win of the season.
The offense scored seven runs on seven hits and seven walks. Top prospect Marcos Gonzalez went 1-3 with two walks and a stolen base in the victory.
The Columbus Clippers and Akron RubberDucks are on All-Star break, the Lake County Captains were rained out and the Mahoning Valley Scrappers had a scheduled off-day.