Friday night in Los Angeles, the Phillies exploded for 16 runs on 21 hits against the Dodgers for a 16-1 win! Delmon Young had 3 hits and knocked in 6 runs for the Phillies, and Domonic Brown had a hit and a walk, and drove in 2 (57) and Carlos Ruiz had a double and a walk, and scored twice.......In Chicago, Michael Bourn (.303) had 3 hits, including an RBI single during the Indian's 4 -run game winning rally in the 9th as the Indians came back for a 9-8 win over the White Sox and a sweep of their doubleheader. Carlos Carrasco started and was good for the first 5 innings, but then could not get out of the 6th. In all Carlos posted 5.2 innings and was charged with 6 runs on 10 hits and 2 walks, and was optioned back to Columbus after the game..........In Arlington, the Rangers shut out the Reds, 4-0. Alfredo Simon tossed 2 scoreless frames (just 1 hit, 2 Ks) for Cincinnati.
In Lakewood, after another 2 and a half hour rain delay, the Power topped the Claws, 8-6. Red hot Willie Carmona had 3 more hits, and Art Charles added 3 hits of his own, including his 7th home run of the year, and his 1st at home thisn season........In Clearwater, the Threshers wasted another great start by Mario Hollands, dropping a 2-1 game to the Manatees. Hollands went 7 strong innings, and allowed just 2 runs on 7 hiots, NO walks, and struck out 9, but suffered his 1st loss for the Threshers. Kelly Dugan (.324) had 2 hits, and the lone run was scored on Brock Stassi's 3rd home run of the year..............In New Britain, Tyson Gillies had 4 hits, including 2 home runs, and Edgar Duran was 3 for 3 including a homer and 3 RBI as the Reading Fightin Phils got past the Rock Cats, 6-5. Trevor May (6-5) was the starter and losing pitcher for the Cats, throwing 5 innings and allowing 4 runs on 5 hits and 1 walk..........In Allentown, the IronPigs swept a pair from Durham, 6-5 and 2-1. Darin Ruf had 2 hits and 2 RBI in the opener for Lehigh Valley.
In Syracuse, Randy Ruiz (.280) had 2 hits and scored a run for Scranton, as the Rail;Riders defeated the Chiefs, 5-4...............In Nashville, Jonathan Villar had 2 hits, including a single during Oklahoma City's 4-run rally in the top of the 9th as the RedHawks baet the Sounds, 5-1 in the opener of their doubleheader. Jonathan Singleton also had 2 hits for the Hawks. Villar (.282) had 2 more hits, including his 8th home run of the year, and drove in 3 more in the second game, a 6-3 win for OKC...........In Sacramento, Tuffy Gosewisch (.291) had a double and 2 RBI for the Reno Aces in their 8-1 win over the River Cats. Michael Taylor (.315) had 2 hits for Sacramento............In Pensacola, Travis Mattair hit his 11th home runof the year to help the Blue Wahoos to a 7-6 win over Mississippi.