Scranton lost 3-6 to Rochester:
The Yankees started strong, with Kevin Russo getting the game going with a double to left. Greg Golson followed with a single and stole second. Jorge Vazquez lined a single to left and the Yankees had two runs on the board. Rochester came roaring back in the bottom of the inning, however. Mike Hollimon singled to right and Brian Dinkelman singled to center. Jeff Bailey followed with a three run homer and the Red Wings took the lead. Chase Lambin hit a three-run shot in the bottom of the third to put Rochester down 6-2. A sac fly from Greg Golson gave the Yankees another run, but that was all they could muster as Scranton lost 6-3. Russo went 2-4 with a run scored and a double. Golson went 2-3 with a run scored and a RBI. D.J. Mitchell struggled, going just five innings and giving up six runs on ten hits.
Trenton was blanked by Richmond 5-0:
Francisco Peguero started the game with a triple to left and scored on a sac fly, giving the Flying Squirrels a 1-0 lead in the first. Richmond scored a run in each of the next three innings and added another in the ninth to give them a 5-0 win. The Thunder managed just four hits the whole day, none of which were for extra bases. They also failed to draw a walk. Robert Lyerly struck out in each of his at bats. Steve Garrison last three innings in his first start since returning from the Majors, allowing three runs on five hits.
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