Will Savage pitched 5 solid innings AND hit a 2-run homer, and drove in 3 runs for Albuquerque in the Isotopes' 15-5 win over Oklahoma City. They were the first RBI of Will's career! Savage, who improved to 5-0, 3.34 for the year, allowed 4 runs on 8 hits and 3 walks, picking up 3 strike outs. Derrick Loop, who spent the last 2 seasons with Clearwater and Reading, threw 2 scoreless innings for the Isotopes.
In Daytona, the Cubs beat the Threshers, 6-5. 2 hits each for Brandon Tripp (HR, 3 RBI), Albert Cartwright, and Edgar Duran. Scoreless relief from Tyler Knigge (5 up, 5 down, 2 Ks), and Juan Sosa ( 1 IP, 1 hit, 2 Ks).......In Charleston, the BlueClaws wasted a fine effort from Colin Kleven, who threw 6 shut out innings, and 3 hits from Harold Martinez, as well as taking the lead in the 10th, only to lose it in the bottom half, 6-5 to the River Dogs. Kleven had his best outing yet, allowing just 4 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 8.
In Reno, the Las Vegas 51s took an early lead and held on for a 5-4 win over the Aces. Travis d'Arnaud (.283) had 2 more hit and scored a run, and Anthony Gose was 1 for 5, and scored once. Andrew Carpenter started the game and threw 2 shut out innings, but the win went to Bobby Korecky, his second of the year, with 2 shut out innings of his own.
In Little Rock, Josh Outman made a rehab appearance for Tulsa, throwing 2 innings and giving up a run on 2 hits and 1 walk, striking out 3 in the Drillers' 7-4 win over the Arkansas Travelers.