Toledo Mud Hens 8, Louisville Bats 3 (box)
Daniel Norris received plenty of run support, including a 2-0 lead before he even took the mound, in a blowout win over the Bats. Norris did his part to earn his third win of the season, scattering 10 hits over 6 1/3 innings while striking out nine. Steven Moya and Dixon Machado paced the Mud Hens' offensive attack with a home run apiece, Moya's being his 12th of the season. Catcher John Hicks added three hits, including a pair of doubles. Blaine Hardy retired all four batters he faced, lowering his minor league ERA to 1.00.
Machado: 3-5, HR, 2 R, 2 RBI, SB
Hicks: 3-5, 2 2B, 2 R, RBI, SO
Moya: 2-4, HR, R, 2 RBI, 2 SO
Norris (W): 6.1 IP, 10 H, 3 ER, BB, 9 SO
Hardy: 1.1 IP, 0 ER, SO
Coming up next: Matt Crouse (0-0, 4.50 ERA) will start against Louisville's Keyvius Sampson (2-1, 2.13 ERA) as the Mud Hens and Bats conclude their four-game series.
Corey Jones hit a solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning, but the SeaWolves only managed two more hits in another loss to the Mets. Casey Frawley and Harold Castro recorded the other hits for Erie, while three other players drew walks. Meanwhile, starter Cory Riordan could not make it through the sixth inning. He allowed five runs on 10 hits in 5 1/3 innings, raising his season-long ERA to 5.01. Kurt Spomer worked 2 2/3 scoreless innings in relief.
C. Jones: 1-3, HR, R, RBI
Riordan (L): 5.1 IP, 10 H, 5 ER, 3 BB, 4 SO
Spomer: 2.2 IP, H, 0 ER, 2 SO
Coming up next: The SeaWolves will try to avoid a three-game sweep at the hands of the Mets in an 11:05 a.m. ET start at Jerry Uht Park. Mickey Jannis (1-4, 5.55 ERA) will start for Binghamton.
Led by Michael Gerber's double and triple, the Flying Tigers offense broke out for 13 hits in a win over Brevard County. Gerber drove in a run and scored twice, while Grayson Greiner led the team with three hits and two RBI. Christin Stewart also reached base three times and drove in a run. Starter Endrys Briceno got back on track as well, with five strikeouts and one run allowed in four innings. Calvin Drummond picked up the win in relief, working 2 2/3 scoreless innings with three strikeouts.
Greiner: 3-4, R, 2 RBI
Gerber: 2-3, 2B, 3B, 2 R, RBI, SO
Stewart: 2-3, RBI, BB
Briceno: 4.0 IP, 5 H, ER, 5 SO
Drummond (W): 2.2 IP, H, 0 ER, BB, 3 SO
Coming up next: Tyler Alexander (4-3, 1.66 ERA) looks for his fifth win of the season as the Flying Tigers finish up their series against Brevard County at Henley Field.
West Michigan Whitecaps 3, Great Lakes Loons 0 (box)
Starter Matt Hall continued his dominant start to the 2016 season, working six shutout innings to lower his ERA to a minuscule 0.72 in 50 1/3 innings. He struck out six and only allowed three hits. Will Allen led the Whitecaps offense with a pair of hits, including a solo home run, his second of the season. Derek Hill and Jose Azocar both scored once, with Azocar stealing his seventh base of the year. David Gonzalez doubled and drove in a run.
Allen: 2-4, HR, R, RBI, 2 SO
Gonzalez: 1-4, 2B, RBI
Azocar: 1-4, R, 3 SO, SB
Hill: 1-4, R, 2 SO
Hall (W): 6.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, BB, 6 SO
Coming up next: The Whitecaps and Loons conclude their three-game series on Thursday at 7:05 p.m. ET. Trent Szkutnik (1-0, 1.66 ERA) will start for West Michigan.