Miami placed SS J.T. Riddle and 1B Justin Bour on the 10-day-DL, sent RHP Brad Ziegler on a rehab assignment with the GCL Marlins, and called up C Tomas Telis and SS Mike Aviles from the New Orleans Baby Cakes.
LHP Dylan Lee was placed on the seven-day-DL by the Grasshoppers.
Pacific Coast League
New Orleans Baby Cakes 3, Fresno Grizzlies 10
The Grizzlies (60-43) defeated the Baby Cakes (40-62) in the first meeting of the season between the two clubs, in front of 4,975 at Chukchansi Park.
Mike Kickham struck out seven but surrendered three earned runs on six hits and a walk in four innings. Tayron Guerrero (0-1, 9.00) took the loss, allowing four runs (two earned) in one inning, on two hits and a walk.
After Fresno scored three times in the first, New Orleans scored all of their runs in the fifth, on a Brandon Barnes (9) solo homer and a Peter Mooney two-RBI-double to tie it at three. The score would remain until the eighth inning, when the Grizzlies crossed the plate seven times.
Brian Anderson and Mooney each finished with a single and a double.
Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 2, Mississippi Braves 3
2,043 were on hand to witness the home team Braves (45-55) defeat the Shrimp (45-56) by a 3-2 final at Trustmark Park.
Matt Tomshaw pitched well in his start, allowing two runs on six hits and a walk in seven innings, striking out as many batters. Severino Gonzalez (4-5, 4.34) took the loss. He came in with the score tie at two apiece to start the ninth and promptly gave up a walkoff game-winning home run to Connor Lien (9).
Chris Diaz finished with a single and a double, and Cam Maron hit a pair of singles in the loss.
Florida State League
Jupiter Hammerheads 8, Florida Fire Frogs 6
The Hammerheads (51-49) defeated the Fire Frogs (36-58) by an 8-6 final on Tuesday night with 389 in attendance at Roger Dean Stadium.
Jeff Brigham surrendered four runs in only two innings before getting pulled in favor of Ben Holmes, who was victimized for a pair in 2 1⁄3 innings. Ryan Beckman (2-1, 1.23) struck out five in 2 2⁄3 innings of shutout ball for the victory, and Marcus Crescentini earned his first high-A save of the season, striking out two in two scoreless innings.
After spotting Florida a four run lead in the top of the second, the Hammerheads began to mount their comeback in the third with RBI-singles from John Silviano and Stone Garrett. The Frogs scored another pair in the fifth to make it 6-2, bad guys.
Jupiter scored runs in the fifth on another Garrett RBI-single, in the sixth on another Silviano RBI-single and another Garrett RBI-single, in the seventh on a Brian Schales two-RBI-single, and in the eighth on Garrett’s fourth RBI-single of the game.
Schales finished with three singles and a double, joining Garrett with four hits for the game. Silviano hit two singles and a double.
South Atlantic League
Greensboro Grasshoppers 4, Asheville Tourists 3
The Hoppers (52-46) defeated the Tourists, 4-3 with 3,280 in attendance at First National Bank Field.
Ethan Clark struck out four in five frames, allowing one run on three hits and a walk. Reilly Hovis struck out three batters in one inning of work, but surrendered a run, Jared Lakind (1-0, 3.18) earned the win despite getting just one out, and Chad Smith pitched a clean ninth, whiffing one for his fifth save of the season.
Manuel Melendez (7) led off the game with a homer for Asheville, but the Hoppers scored in the bottom of the inning on a Walker Olis RBI-single. They took the lead in the sixth on a Jarrett Rindfleisch RBI-double, but allowed the Tourists to tie in up with a Vince Fernandez RBI-single in the same inning. Tyler Nevin (4) gave Asheville a 3-2 lead with a homer in the eighth.
In the bottom of the eighth, Rindfleisch hit his second RBI-double of the afternoon to tie the game, then J.C. Millan scored the eventual game-winner when he crossed the plate on a Salvador Justo wild pitch.
Brian Miller and Olis finished with a pair of singles each.
New York-Penn League
Batavia Muckdogs 4, West Virginia Black Bears 14
The Black Bears (22-12) plastered Batavia (11-23) with 2,027 in attendance at Monongalia County Ballpark last night.
Remey Reed (1-2, 7.32) took his lumps in 1 2⁄3 innings to start the game, surrendering five earned runs on six hits and a walk. After Kenny Koplove and Taylor Braley combined for 3 1⁄3 perfect innings, Manuel Rodriguez allowed five earned runs on three hits and two walks while getting just two outs. Ryan McKay relieved him and allowed four unearned runs on five hits and a walk in 1 1⁄3 frames.
Mathew Brooks and Brayan Hernandez each hit a single and a double, Hernandez collecting two RBI in his first Muckdogs’ game. Ben Fisher hit two singles in the loss.
Gulf Coast League
Yeral Encarnacion scored the walkoff winning run on a Gabriel Gentner wild pitch in the 11th inning, after the Marlins (9-11) and the Cards (12-9) resumed their 6-6, 10-inning tie from last week. Bryce Howe (1-1, 1.08) earned the win, walking a batter in three innings of work.
GCL Marlins 10, GCL Cardinals 9 (10)
The Marlins (11-14) offense showed up for a dozen hits in their regularly scheduled affair with the Cardinals (12-11), and stayed for a 10-9 victory at Roger Dean Stadium.
Javier Garcia (1-1) earned the decision, striking out four in three innings, and surrendering two runs on three hits and two walks.
Encarnacion hit a grand slam, and Gerardo Nunez hit three singles with two RBI.
Dominican Summer League
DSL Marlins 8, DSL Rays1 1
Elkin Alcala (7-0, 0.75) earned another win for the Marlins, striking out one batter in two perfect innings of relief. Eliezer Rodriguez struck out seven in four scoreless innings, and Edison Suriel added five whiffs in three.
Jorge Caballero and Daniel Paulino finished with two hits each, just over half of Miami’s seven-hit output for the morning.
Fish Stripes Top 30 Prospect Watch
#1 Trevor Rogers
#2 Braxton Garrett
#3 Brian Anderson went 2-for-4 with a double and is at .361 batting fifth for New Orleans.
#4 Dillon Peters
#5 Tyler Kolek
#6 Brian Miller batted leadoff for the Grasshoppers and went 2-for-4 with a run and a whiff. He raised his average to .297 this season.
#7 Brayan Hernandez led off for Batavia and went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI, and a strikeout. He’s at .500 since joining the team.
#8 James Nelson batted third for the Hoppers and went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts, dropping his average to .305 this season.
#9 Drew Steckenrider
#10 Jeff Brigham allowed four runs (two earned) on three hits and a walk in two innings, striking one out. He’s got a 2.90 ERA this season.
#11 Cody Poteet
#12 Colton Hock surrendered two earned runs in 3 2⁄3 innings on one hit, striking out three. He’s at 7.00 for the GCL Marlins.
#13 Thomas Jones went 0-for-4 with an RBI and three strikeouts batting fifth with Batavia. He’s hitting .207 this season.
#14 Joe Dunand
#15 Riley Mahan
#16 Ryan Lillie
#17 Sam Perez
#18 Trevor Richards
#19 Brandon Miller
#20 Edward Cabrera
#21 Sean Reynolds went 1-for-5 with a run and two whiffs, and is at .278 batting fifth for GCL.
#22 Pablo Lopez
#23 Isael Soto
#24 John Norwood batted third for the Shrimp and went 1-for-4 with a run and two strikeouts, hitting .282.
#25 Austin Dean
#26 Ynmanol Marinez
#27 Albert Guaimaro went 2-for-5 with a triple and a strikeout batting third for GCL, and is hitting .220 this season.
#28 Stone Garrett batted sixth for Jupiter and went 4-for-5 with four RBI and a strikeout to raise his average to .196.
#29 Roy Morales
#30 Samuel Castro
10:30AM - The DSL Marlins will host the DSL Royals (20-22).
Noon - The GCL Marlins will host the GCL Mets (7-16).
Noon - Greensboro will get a start out of Ethan Clark (2-1, 3.00) against the Tourists.
6:30PM - The Hammerheads will host the Florida Fire Frogs (36-58) in the second of a three-game set. Starting pitching hasn’t been posted.
8:00PM - Trevor Richards (2-2, 3.51) will start for Jacksonville opposite the Mississippi Braves.
10:05PM - Justin Nicolino (4-4, 3.45) will get a turn on the hill opposite the Grizzlies.