Louisville Bats 5, Toledo Mud Hens 0 (box)
Three Louisville pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter against the Mud Hens, who dropped to 40-51 with the loss. The Bats jumped on Toledo starter Tim Melville early, scoring a pair of runs in the top of the first. They added to their lead in the third, then capped off the scoring with two runs in the top of the seventh off lefthander Tom Gorzelanny. Brennan Boesch hit a home run for the Bats.
Melville (L): 6.0 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 3 BB, 2 SO
Gorzelanny: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 3 BB
Nesbitt: 1.0 IP, H, SO
COMING UP NEXT: The Triple-A All-Star Game will be held on Wednesday, July 15 at 8:05 p.m. ET. The Mud Hens will be back in action on Thursday against the Indianapolis Indians.
Erie SeaWolves 8, Harrisburg Senators 1 (box)
The SeaWolves offense exploded for eight runs on 19 hits, including three runs in the top of the first off Harrisburg starter Dakota Bacus. Dean Green pounded out four hits, while five other SeaWolves had extra base hits. Every starter had at least one hit, and all but Harold Castro reached base twice. Derek Hankins was able to coast to his third win of the year, allowing a run on four hits in six innings.
D. Green: 4-5, R
A. Green: 3-5, 2B, 2 RBI, SO
Thomas: 1-4, 2B, R, 2 RBI
Harrell: 2-5, 2B, R, 2 RBI
Hankins (W): 6.0 IP, 4 H, ER, BB, 2 SO
COMING UP NEXT: The SeaWolves and Senators will cap off their four-game series today at noon. Austin Voth (3-5, 3.19 ERA) will start for Harrisburg.
The Flying Tigers stretched their scoreless streak to 21 innings on Sunday, and were shut out for the second consecutive game. Lakeland starter Kevin Ziomek allowed four runs in the second inning, but was able to right the ship and make it through six frames. The Lakeland offense managed just six hits, two from Francisco Martinez. Ryan Castellanos worked three shutout innings in relief.
Longley: 1-3, BB, 2 SO
Ziomek (L): 6.0 IP, 6 H, 4 R (3 ER), 3 BB, 4 SO
Castellanos: 3.0 IP, 0 ER, SO
COMING UP NEXT: Locke St. John (2-7, 4.90 ERA) will start for Lakeland tonight as they finish up their series with St. Lucie. Casey Meisner (2-0, 2.84 ERA) will start for the Mets.
Bowling Green Hot Rods 5, West Michigan Whitecaps 2 (box)
The Whitecaps took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second, but the Hot Rods later rallied for two runs in the fifth, taking the lead for good. They added runs in the seventh and eighth off reliever Josh Heddinger. The Whitecaps only managed three hits on the afternoon, including a triple from Midwest League All-Star Michael Gerber.
Gerber: 1-4, 3B, R
Kengor: 1-2, RBI, BB, SO
Thompson (L): 6.0 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 SO
Heddinger: 1.0 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, BB
COMING UP NEXT: Fernando Perez (1-7, 4.06 ERA) will take the mound for West Michigan in search of his second win of the season. He will face off against Bowling Green righthander Yonny Chirinos (1-0, 0.00 ERA).
Williamsport Crosscutters 3, Connecticut Tigers 2 (box)
Williamsport scored two early runs off Connecticut starter Trey Teakell, who only pitched three innings. The Tigers were able to battle back, eventually tying the game in the top of the eighth on an RBI groundout from Victor Padron. However, the Crosscutters were able to plate a run in the bottom of the inning, giving them a one-run victory. Catcher Kade Scivicque continued his hot hitting with a pair of singles.
Simcox: 1-3, 2B, R
Padron: 1-2, RBI, BB
Teakell: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, SO
Shull (L): 2.0 IP, H, ER, 3 BB, 3 SO
COMING UP NEXT: Tyler Alexander (0-0, 0.00 ERA) will make his third start for the Tigers this season, facing Luis Morales (0-1, 2.45 ERA) of the Crosscutters.