Tacoma (AAA) 4, Sacramento 3
TACOMA, Wash. – Dan Altavilla struck Juan Ciriaco out with the bases loaded to end the game, leading the Tacoma Rainiers (52-50) to a 4-3 win over the Sacramento River Cats (40-61) on Monday. The Rainiers swept the four-game series with the win.
Tacoma starter Marco Gonzales (7-4) went six innings, allowing three runs and six hits to get the win in his first start since being acquired by the Seattle Mariners from the St. Louis Cardinals organization. He also struck out five and walked one.
Kraig Sitton (5-3) went three innings, allowing three runs and six hits while striking out one in the Pacific Coast League game.
Tacoma started the scoring in the second inning when Daniel Vogelbach hit a solo home run. Vogelbach added a single and scored two runs.
After Tacoma added three runs in the fourth, the River Cats cut into the deficit with three runs in the sixth inning, including a single by Trevor Brown that scored Justin Ruggiano.
Ruggiano doubled twice and singled, driving in a run and also scoring one for the River Cats.
Arkansas (AA) 4, NW Arkansas 3
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Kyle Waldrop homered and had two hits, driving in two, and Anthony Misiewicz tossed eight scoreless innings as the Arkansas Travelers (46-55) topped the Northwest Arkansas Naturals (52-49) 4-3 on Monday.
Ryan Kelly struck Humberto Arteaga out with a runner on first to end the game for his second save of the season.
Misiewicz (3-1) allowed four hits while striking out seven and walking one to pick up the win.
Arkansas got on the board first in the fourth inning when Waldrop hit an RBI single and Seth Mejias-Brean scored on a fielder’s choice.
After Arkansas added two runs, the Naturals cut into the deficit in the ninth inning when Mauricio Ramos hit a three-run home run.
Emilio Ogando (6-7) went seven innings, allowing three runs and four hits while striking out three in the Texas League game.
For the Naturals, Ramos homered and singled, driving home three runs. Anderson Miller singled three times.
Modesto (High-A) 7, San Jose 1
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Gianfranco Wawoe hit a three-run triple in the second inning, leading the Modesto Nuts (57-44) to a 7-1 win over the San Jose Giants (42-59) on Monday.
The triple by Wawoe scored Joe DeCarlo, Jordan Cowan, and Ryan Scott to give the Nuts a 3-0 lead.
After Modesto added a run in the third on a single by Scott, the Giants cut into the deficit in the fourth inning when Bryan Reynolds scored on a forceout.
The Nuts later added two runs in the sixth and one in the seventh. In the sixth, Cowan and Wawoe scored on an error, while Joey Curletta hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Luis Liberato in the seventh.
Bryan Bonnell (3-2) got the win with 3 1/3 innings of scoreless, one-hit relief while San Jose starter Mark Reyes (4-12) took the loss in the California League game.
Lake County 8, Clinton (Low-A) 6
EASTLAKE, Ohio – Logan Ice homered and singled three times, driving home two runs as the Lake County Captains (42-57) topped the Clinton LumberKings (43-55) 8-6 on Monday.
Luke Wakamatsu doubled and singled three times with two runs for Lake County.
Dalbert Siri struck Dimas Ojeda out with runners on first and second to end the game for his 10th save of the season.
Trailing 1-0, the Captains took the lead for good with three runs in the first inning. Emmanuel Tapia hit a two-run home run en route to the two-run lead.
The Captains later added runs in four additional innings to secure the victory.
Lake County starter Brady Aiken (4-10) picked up the win despite allowing four runs and six hits over five innings. Opposing starter Danny Garcia (6-8) took the loss in the Midwest League game after a rough outing in which he allowed seven runs and 11 hits over 4 1/3 innings.
Joe Rizzo homered and singled twice, scoring a couple of runs while also driving home two for the LumberKings.
Everett (Short-A) 13, Boise 8
EVERETT, Wash. – Johnny Adams hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning, leading the Everett AquaSox (18-21) to a 13-8 win over the Boise Hawks (19-20) on Monday. The AquaSox swept the five-game series with the win.
The home run by Adams came in the midst of a five-run inning and gave the AquaSox a 3-2 lead. Later in the inning, David Banuelos hit a two-run home run.
The AquaSox later added four runs in both the sixth and eighth innings. In the sixth, Adams hit a two-run single, while Greifer Andrade hit a two-run single in the eighth.
Everett starter Jose Santiago (1-2) picked up the win despite allowing three runs over five innings. Opposing starter Nick Kennedy (0-1) took the loss in the Northwest League game after giving up three runs and six hits over 4 2/3 innings. Paul Covelle gave up one run in 1 1/3 innings and recorded his first save of the season.
For the Hawks, Sean Bouchard homered and doubled, driving in four runs and scoring a pair.
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