Charlotte Knights 4, Durham Bulls 3
Alex Torres struck out nine and walked one in five scoreless innings in his first triple-A start, but the Charlotte Knights got their scoring done late against the bullpen. Brian Baker allowed a run, R.J. Swindle surrendered a game-tying home run, and Brandon Gomes lost it in the 9th. Desmond Jennings was 1-3 with a walk, Brandon Guyer picked up two hits, and Robinson Chirinos got his first hit of the season.
Montgomery Biscuits 10, Birmingham Barons 3 (7 innings)
Stephen Vogt hit a grand slam and Matt Sweeney added a three-run shot to help the Biscuits to their second win of the season. Nick Barnese struck out five but allowed three runs over 3.2 innings in his double-A debut. Jeremy Hall pitched three scoreless relief innings and got the win as the game was called early due to lightning. Tim Beckham was 2-3 with a walk.
Charlotte Stone Crabs 7, Palm Beach Cardinals 5
Greg Sexton (2-4 with a HR and 4 RBI) and Tyler Bortnick (3-5 with 2 RBI) led the offensive charge and Charlotte survived a late rally off Shane Minks. Alex Koronis struck out seven and walked one in his first professional start and Josh Satow got the save.
Bowling Green Hot Rods rained out
The Hot Rods and Fort Wayne Tincaps will play a doubleheader today.