Alex Torres had his first rough outing of the year, issuing seven walks over 4.1 innings. He allowed six runs (three earned) on seven hits with two strikeouts. Russ Canzler
picked up two hits, while Desmond Jennings, Brandon Guyer, and Ray Olmedo each hit doubles. Paul Phillips pitched 2.2 innings of clean-up duty, and catcher Craig Albernaz made his second appearance on the mound in 2011, pitching a scoreless 8th.
Montgomery Biscuits 3, Mississippi Braves 1
Joe Cruz had his best start of the season, allowing a run on five hits in 5 innings, with three strikeouts and no walks. Frank De Los Santos pitched the final four innings,
allowing just one hit while striking out five. John Shelby Jr. was 2-4 with a solo home run, and Cole Figueroa went 3-4.
Fort Myers Miracle 12, Charlotte Stone Crabs 10
Charlotte dropped a shootout as Fort Myers was able to score five runs off starter Alex Koronis, two off of Sergio Espinosa, and five more off of Deivis Mavarez. The teams traded leads thanks to huge night from Tyler Bortnick (5-5 with a double, triple, and a walk), Hak-Ju Lee (4-5 with a double, home run, and a walk), and Mark Thomas (3-4 with a home run). Dustin Biell also had two hits and two RBIs.
Bowling Green Hot Rods 5, South Bend Silver Hawks 4
Luke Bailey broke out of a slump with a 2-4 night including a walk-off 3-run homerun. Nick Schwaner also had two hits including a home run, but the top of the order (Cody Rogers, Steve Tinoco, Derek Dietrich, and Phil Wunderlich failed to collect a hit. Braulio Lara allowed four runs (three earned) in 4.1 innings, striking out three and walking one. Steve Hiscock, Matt Stabelfeld, and Austin Hubbard combined for 4.2 scoreless relief innings.