Albuquerque 7, Tacoma (AAA) 3
TACOMA, Wash. – Jordan Patterson doubled twice and singled, driving home two runs as the Albuquerque Isotopes (39-41) topped the Tacoma Rainiers (41-38) 7-3 on Friday.
Ryan McMahon homered and singled with a pair of runs and a couple of RBIs for Albuquerque.
Trailing 1-0 in the second, Tacoma tied the game when Tyler O’Neill hit a solo home run.
The Isotopes grabbed the lead in the sixth inning when Patterson hit an RBI double and then scored on a two-run home run by Domonic Brown.
The Isotopes later added two runs in the seventh and one in the eighth. In the seventh, McMahon and Patterson hit RBI singles, while Rafael Ynoa scored on a sacrifice in the eighth.
Shane Carle (2-4) got the win with 3 1/3 innings of scoreless, five-hit relief while Tacoma starter Rob Whalen (0-6) took the loss in the Pacific Coast League game.
San Antonio 6, Arkansas (AA) 4
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Noah Perio tripled and singled twice, also stealing two bases as the San Antonio Missions (47-31) topped the Arkansas Travelers (34-44) 6-4 on Friday.
Franmil Reyes homered and singled with a pair of runs and a couple of RBIs for San Antonio.
Arkansas cut the deficit to 3-2 in the third after Chuck Taylor hit a two-run home run.
The Missions added to their lead in the fifth inning when Nick Torres hit a two-run double.
The Missions tacked on another run in the ninth when Perio hit an RBI single, scoring Auston Bousfield.
San Antonio starter Kyle Lloyd (7-4) picked up the win despite allowing four runs and seven hits over 5 1/3 innings. Opposing starter Brett Ash (5-7) took the loss in the Texas League game after a rough outing in which he allowed five runs and nine hits over 4 2/3 innings. Aroni Nina pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings for his first save of the season.
Taylor homered and doubled, driving home three runs for the Travelers.
San Jose 2, Modesto (High-A) 1
MODESTO, Calif. – Conner Menez allowed just six hits over eight innings, leading the San Jose Giants (35-44) over the Modesto Nuts (45-34) in a 2-1 win on Friday.
Dylan Rheault got Joey Curletta to hit into a double play with a runner on first to end the game for his seventh save of the season.
Menez (6-3) allowed one run while striking out six and walking two to get the win.
San Jose started the scoring in the second inning. After leading off the inning with a single, Aramis Garcia scored following singles by Gio Brusa and John Polonius.
After San Jose added a run in the sixth when Ronnie Jebavy scored on an error, the Nuts cut into the deficit in the eighth inning when Braden Bishop hit an RBI single, bringing home Rayder Ascanio.
Nathan Bannister (3-5) went seven innings, allowing two runs and four hits while striking out five to take the hard-luck loss in the California League game.
Cedar Rapids 6, Clinton (Low-A) 2
CLINTON, Iowa – Christian Cavaness hit a two-run single in the seventh inning, leading the Cedar Rapids Kernels (43-36) to a 6-2 win over the Clinton LumberKings (33-43) on Friday.
The single by Cavaness, part of a four-run inning, gave the Kernels a 4-2 lead before Travis Blankenhorn hit a two-run double later in the inning.
Ryan Mason (1-1) got the win with 1 1/3 innings of scoreless relief while Ronald Dominguez (0-5) took the loss in the Midwest League game.
HILLSBORO, Ore. – Connor Grey tossed seven scoreless innings, leading the Hillsboro Hops (8-8) over the Everett AquaSox (7-9) in a 5-4 win on Friday.
Erbert Gonzalez struck Austin Grebeck out with runners on first and second to end the game for his second save of the season.
Grey (2-1) picked up the win after he struck out five while allowing three hits.
Hillsboro broke a scoreless tie in the bottom of the sixth when Tra’mayne Holmes scored on an error and Bryan Araiza hit an RBI single.
After Hillsboro added three runs in the seventh, the AquaSox cut into the deficit with four runs in the eighth inning, including a single by Eugene Helder that scored Joseph Rosa.
Ryne Inman (0-3) went six innings, allowing two runs and four hits while striking out five to take the tough loss in the Northwest League game.
Helder doubled and singled twice for the AquaSox.
With the win, Hillsboro improved to 5-2 against Everett this season.
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