Louisville Bats 11, Durham Bulls 8
The Durham bullpen allowed eight runs in the final three innings. Jake McGee allowed two runs in 1.1 innings, Mike Ekstrom allowed three runs in 1.2, and Dane De La Rosa allowed three in 1.0. Brandon Guyer went 2-3 with a walk in his return to the offense, while Chris Carter had two hits and drove in four. Felipe Lopez and Ray Olmedo also had two hits apiece.
Montgomery Biscuits 14, Birmingham Barons 5
Stephen Vogt homered and drove in three while John Shelby knocked two doubles and drove in five to lead the charge for the Biscuits. Daniel Mayora picked up three hits and Nevin Ashley and Henry Wrigley each had two. Joe Cruz allowed three runs on eight hits in 6 innings, striking out six and walking two. Chad Thall pitched the final three innings.
Lakeland Flying Tigers 10, Charlotte Stone Crabs 1
Alex Koronis allowed nine runs (eight earned) in 5.2 innings, with the bulk of the damage coming during a seven-run third inning. As a silver lining, Crabs pitching (Koronis, J.P. Howell, and Scott Shuman) combined for ten strikeouts and no walks. Mayobanex Acosta hit a solo home run for Charlotte's only run, and no Stone Crab had more than one hit.
West Michigan Whitecaps 6, Bowling Green Hot Rods 3
Derek Dietrich went 3-5 with two doubles and Cody Rogers hit a home run, but a controversial play took two runs off the board for the Hot Rods. Victor Mateo allowed four runs (two earned) in 5.2 innings, and Omar Bencomo allowed the other two in 3.1. Todd Glaesmann went 2-4 with a walk.