Triple-A - Albuquerque Isotopes 4, Tacoma Rainiers 3 (10 innings)
Catcher Dustin Garneau hit a pair of home runs, including a walk-off in the 10th inning, to help the Isotopes recover from a 3-1 deficit to get a 4-3 win and move above .500 to 3-2. Reliever Jairo Diaz (No. 28 PuRP) picked up the win after pitching a clean inning in the top of the 10th.
.@dusgar13 WALK OFF! Have yourself a night! #ABQTopes win 4-3. #RoxFam pic.twitter.com/hZLhrFbj2g— Albuquerque Isotopes (@AbqTopes) April 14, 2015
Double-A - New Britain Rock Cats 14, Portland Sea Dogs 4
A trio of top prospects hit home runs for New Britain as the Rock Cats cruised to a 14-4 road win over the Portland Sea Dogs. Shortstop Trevor Story (No. 8 PuRP) got the scoring started in the top of the third with a grand slam against Sea Dogs starter Mike McCarthy. New Britain scored two more in the inning to take a 6-0 lead. It was 6-1 in the fifth when catcher Tommy Murphy (No. 12PuRP) hit his 2nd home run of the season, a two-run homer against McCarthy to extend the New Britain lead to 8-1. It was 12-4 in the seventh, when designated hitter David Dahl (No. 2 PuRP) homered to right-center against Portland reliever Kyle Kraus.
High-A - Modesto Nuts 11, Bakersfield Blaze 3
Left fielder Raimel Tapia (No. 5 PuRP) and first baseman Correlle Prime (No. 21 PuRP) each had three hits as the Nuts unleashed an 11-run, 15-hit barrage in Bakersfield. Tapia's big hit was a two-run double to cap Modesto's four-run fourth. Third baseman Ryan McMahon (No. 7 PuRP) added an RBI single in the fifth and Prime drove in a run in the sixth as Modesto cruised to the win.
A - Hickory Crawdads 7, Asheville Tourists 0
The Tourists were limited to just five singles by a strong outing from the Hickory pitching staff in a 7-0 loss. The lone scoring chance for Asheville was manufactured in the fifth, when catcher Dom Nunez (No. 13 PuRP) singled and stole second but could not score on a two-out infield single from second baseman Forrest Wall (No. 9 PuRP) and was stranded on third.
Albuquerque: Jorge De La Rosa
New Britain: TBD
Modesto: Antonio Senzatela (No. 14 PuRP)
Asheville: Zach Jemiola