Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders 9, Toledo Mud Hens 1 (box)
The RailRiders jumped out to an early 6-0 lead against Toledo starter Mike Belfiore, tagging him for five runs in the second inning alone. Belfiore only made it through the two frames, and reliever Alberto Cabrera allowed two more runs in his three innings of work. Daniel Fields scored Toledo's only run of the game after leading off the bottom of the third inning with a triple. Mike Hessman had two of Toledo's five hits.
Fields: 1-3, 3B, R, BB
Hessman: 2-4, SO
Machado: 1-4, RBI
Belfiore (L): 2.0 IP, 5 H, 6 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO
COMING UP NEXT: The Mud Hens are off on Monday, but will be back in action on Tuesday as they kick off a three-game series with the Indianapolis Indians. Luis Cessa (0-1, 14.40 ERA) will square off against Chris Volstad (9-4, 3.06 ERA).
Erie SeaWolves 5, Harrisburg Senators 0 (box)
Michael Fulmer earned his second win in as many outings for the SeaWolves, tossing six shutout innings with five strikeouts. Joe Mantiply and Melvin Mercedes combined to work three scoreless innings to preserve the shutout. Wynton Bernard led the way offensively for the SeaWolves, reaching base three times and scoring twice. Dean Green plated a pair of runs with an RBI single in the eighth, and Alberto Gonzalez also added two RBI.
Bernard: 3-4, 3B, 2 R
Robbins: 2-3, R, BB
Green: 1-4, 2 RBI
Gonzalez: 1-3, 2 RBI
Fulmer (W): 6.0 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, BB, 5 SO
Mantiply: 2.0 IP, 0 ER, BB, 3 SO
COMING UP NEXT: Erie is off on Monday, and will travel to Portland for a two-game series beginning on Tuesday. Tommy Collier (3-1, 3.59 ERA) will start for Erie against Aaron Wilkerson (0-0, 9.64 ERA).
Daytona Tortugas 2, Lakeland Flying Tigers 1 (box)
Lakeland took a 1-0 lead into the ninth inning, but Daytona was able to plate a pair of runs off Flying Tigers reliever Whit Mayberry, who ended the game with a blown save and loss. The ninth-inning meltdown wasted another stellar outing from Kevin Ziomek, who struck out five batters in seven shutout innings. He has not allowed a run in 15 innings in his last two starts. Raph Rhymes hit a solo home run in the seventh, one of two hits for him on the day.
Rhymes: 2-4, HR, R, RBI
Powell: 1-3, 2B, BB, SO
Martinez: 1-4, 2B
Ziomek: 7.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO
Mayberry (BS, L): 1.2 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 2 BB
COMING UP NEXT: The Flying Tigers will kick off a three-game series with the Clearwater Threshers on Monday evening, starting at 6:30 p.m. ET. Kyle Lobstein (0-1, 3.00 ERA) will make another rehab start for Lakeland, facing Clearwater's Victor Arano (4-10, 4.57 ERA).
West Michigan Whitecaps 6, Kane County Cougars 3 (box)
After falling behind 1-0 early, the Whitecaps exploded for five runs in the bottom of the third, earning Fernando Perez his second win of the season. Kade Scivicque, Christin Stewart, and Joey Pankake all picked up RBI hits in that frame, with Stewart tallying his fourth double in a Whitecaps uniform. Perez worked six solid innings for West Michigan, and Trey Teakell and Joe Jimenez combined for three spotless innings to close the door on the Cougars. West Michigan currently sits 1 1/2 games out of first place.
Stewart: 2-4, 2B, R, RBI, SO
Pankake: 1-4, 2 RBI
Scivicque: 1-4, R, RBI
Perez (W): 6.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R (2 ER), 2 BB, 6 SO
Jimenez (S): 1.0 IP, 0 ER, 2 SO
COMING UP NEXT: The Whitecaps will enjoy an off day before traveling to Wisconsin for a three-game series. Ross Seaton (9-5, 3.63 ERA) will start for West Michigan against Wisconsin's Jon Perrin (1-3, 4.56 ERA).
Connecticut Tigers 4, Auburn Doubledays 2 (box)
The Connecticut offense broke out for four runs in the top of the third inning thanks to five hits and a pair of Doubledays errors. They only tallied four hits throughout the other eight innings, but the big inning was enough for the win. Ryan Castellanos picked up his first win of the season with five shutout innings, while Jake Schull earned his fifth save of the year with a scoreless ninth.
Zeile: 3-4, 2B, 3B, R
Padron: 2-3, R, BB
Allen: 1-4, 2 RBI
Gibson: 1-3, R, BB, SO
Castellanos (W): 5.0 IP, 4 H, 0 ER
Shull (S): 1.0 IP, 0 ER
COMING UP NEXT: Connecticut and Auburn will continue their three-game series tonight at Dodd Stadium at 7:05 p.m. ET. Lefty Tyler Alexander (0-2, 0.82 ERA) will start for the Tigers against Matthew Crownover (0-4, 5.00 ERA).