Durham Bulls 13, Charlotte Knights 5
The Bulls offense came alive Monday night as they dominated the Knights 13-5. The Bulls produced 18 hits in the contest with every player reaching base. The Bulls pushed across runs in five of the eight frames. The offense was led by Jesus Feliciano, Matt Mangini and Juan Miranda who each had three hits. Brandon Guyer delivered a two run homer in the fourth inning for the Bulls lone home run of the contest. On the mound, Matt Torra earned the win while Cesar Ramos, Romulo Sanchez and John Gaub combined for 3 1/13 scoreless innings of relief.
Pensacola Wahoos 6, Montgomery Biscuits 5
Henry Wrigley demonstrated his power on Monday night as he struck two home runs to power the Biscuits offense but it wasn't enough as the Biscuits drop the series finale against Pensacola. Cole Figueroa also went deep in tithe game with his second home run of the season. The Biscuits even battled back after giving up a grand slam in the third inning but could only tie the game briefly before giving up the winning run in the bottom of the eighth. Jim Paduch was charged with the loss. Jake Thompson pitched 4 innings and was responsible for the grand slam in the third.
St. Lucie Mets 6, Charlotte Stone Crabs 5
The Stone Crabs suffered their first loss of the season in an exciting see-saw matchup against the St. Lucie Mets. Both clubs exchanged runs throughout the contest only to have the Mets deliver a walk-off homer in the bottom of the ninth to hand the Stone Crabs the loss. Much of the Charlotte offense was delivered by two players with Ty Morrison going 2 for 3 with a triple and 2 walks and Hector Guevera who plated two of the Stone Crabs runs by going 2 for 4. BJ played 4 innings in his rehab debut, going 0 for 2 with an RBI. Braulio Lara made his first start of the season, allowing 4 runs on 7 hits in 3 2/3 innings before reaching his pitch count limit. The loss was charged to Nate Garcia.
West Michigan White Caps 4, Bowling Green Hot Rods 0
The Hot Rods suffered a shut-out loss at the hands of the White Caps in the opener to their seven game road trip on Monday night. The Hot Rods managed five hits on the night with Jeff Malm and Jake Hager each recording a double but they couldn't translate those hits to runs as they suffered the loss. Ryan Carpenter was responsible for all 4 runs as he suffered the loss in his debut. Andrew Bellatti pitched 2 scoreless innings to wrap up the game.