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The Iowa Cubs fell after a three hour rain delay then saw their second game suspended while Kris Bryant and Willson Contreras accounted for all of Tennessee’s and Daytona’s offense, respectively but they fell anyway.
Final: Memphis Redbirds (Cardinals) 1, Iowa 0
Dallas Beeler gave up a walkoff home run with one out in the seventh as Iowa fell 1-0 after a 3 hour and 55 minute rain delay. Game 2 of the double header was suspended in the sixth inning with Iowa trailing 2-1.
Iowa managed just three hits, all singles, in the first game. Javier Baez failed to record a hit and his 11-game hitting streak was snapped.
In the second game, Carlos Pimentel allowed one run over the first five innings. He gave up three hits, including a solo home run. He did however walk five batters while striking out six.
Marcus Hatley allowed a run on three straight singles with two outs in the sixth.
Game 2 will resume Thursday afternoon prior to the televised game on CBS Sports Network at 7 p.m. CT (weather permitting).
Final: Huntsville Stars (Brewers) 2, Tennessee 1 in 11th
P.J. Francescon allowed the winning run on a walk and two singles in the 11th as the Smokies fell 2-1 in extras.
Dae-Eun Rhee started for the Smokies and allowed only one run on seven hits while striking out eight and walking one over seven innings. Arodys Vizcaino tossed a scoreless eighth, striking out two and walking one.
Offensively, the Smokies had six hits, four came from Kris Bryant, who went 4-for-4 with a double and his 15th home run of the season.
Final: Palm Beach Cardinals 7, Daytona 2
Nathan Dorris surrendered five runs on eight hits in only 4 1/3 innings as Daytona fell 7-2.
Dorris struck out two and walked one.
Willson Contreras was Daytona’s offense with two RBI singles as he went 2-for-4. Gioskar Amaya also was 2-for-4 with a double.
Final: Kane County 7, Clinton Lumberkings (Mariners) 1
Danny Lockhart and Trey Martin went 3-for-5 with doubles to lead the Cougars to a 7-1 win.
Lockhart scored two runs and Martin also scored and had a RBI.
Starter Paul Blackburn had a rough outing, allowing 13 baserunners on ten hits over 4 1/3 innings, but allowed just one run in the fifth on a solo home run. He struck out four, walked two, and hit one batter.
Zak Hermans entered with a 5-1 lead in the fifth and earned the win. Hermans retired 10 of 11 batters and hit one while striking out four.