Harrisburg 4 Rock Cats 1 GAME 1
W: Adam Carr (5-1)
L: Tyler Robertson (0-6)
S: Zech Zinicola (6)
HR: HAR - Danny Espinosa (7), Chris Marrero (9)
NOTES ... New Britain's Tyler Robertson has yet to notch a win despite his twelve starts this season ... Rock Cats reliever Loek Van Mil has only allowed 1 earned run and has struck out 7 batters in 5.2 innings since being called up from Fort Myers ... SS Chris Cates stole his first base since joining New Britain, this season he is 4 for 4 on SB attempts ...
Harrisburg 11 Rock Cats 6 GAME 2
W: Rafael Martin (2-0)
L: Kyle Gibson (3-3)
HR: HAR - Danny Espinosa (8), NB - Joe Benson (6)
NOTES ... Minnesota Twins 2009 12th round pick Tony Davis saw his first action with New Britain, throwing one inning out of the pen and only allowing a walk ... Harrisburg's Chris Marrero is 7 for 16 in the series ... OF Mark Dolenc has hit safely in five straight games for the Rock Cats ...
"New Britain handed the ball to Kyle Gibson to salvage the nightcap of Wednesday night's doubleheader, but he struggled from the get-go..." Full double header recap
Akron 4 Fisher Cats 1
W: Chen-Chang Lee (4-3)
L: Kyle Drabek (7-6)
S: Bryce Stowell (5)
NOTES ... Fisher Cats starter Kyle Drabek leads the Eastern League in innings pitched (84) and strikeouts (67) ... Akron closer Bryce Stowell has appeared in 9 games with the Aeros since being called up from Kinston (Carolina League) and has not allowed a run in 16 innings of work, striking out 19 batters and earning 5 saves ... New Hampshire 3B Shawn Bowman has hit safely in his last six games ...
"Kyle Drabek held the Akron Aeros to one earned run over 6.1 innings...but three unearned runs in the seventh inning propelled the Aeros to a 4-1 victory over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats on Wednesday night at Merchantsauto.com Stadium." Full recap
Erie 9 Sea Dogs 3
W: Thad Webber (4-7)
L: Alex Wilson (0-1)
HR: ERIE - Cale Iorg (4), Andy Dirks (8), Josh Burrus (7); POR - Yamaico Navarro (4)
NOTES ... Portland's Yamaico Navarro hit his fourth home run on the season, his first since June 3rd ... Over his last 10 games, Sea Dogs 2B Ray Chang is batting .415 with 17 hits and 9 RBIs ... Portland reliever Santo Luis threw two innings of scoreless ball and struck out 4 Erie batters, he has allowed only 1 run over the last 17.2 innings he has pitched ...
"The Erie SeaWolves snapped an eight game slide by defeating the Portland Sea Dogs 9-3 Wednesday night at Hadlock Field." Full recap
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