Rained out in Colorado Springs. Doubleheader tomorrow at 5:30 Chicago time.
The Tennessee Smokies blinded the Chattanooga Lookouts (Twins), 5-2.
A strong start today for Frank Batista, who gave up a solo home run in the top of the first inning to D.J. Hicks and precious little else. Batista got his second win after allowing only one run on three hits over seven innings. He struck out eight and walked two.
Second baseman Stephen Bruno was 2 for 4. He doubled and scored in the second inning on a Bijan Rademacher single. Rademacher was 2 for 4 and also scored as a part of a four-run fifth inning.
Albert Almora was 2 for 4 with an RBI single in that fifth inning.
Myrtle Beach Pelicans
The Myrtle Beach Pelicans were cut off by the Winston-Salem Dash (White Sox), 6-1 in a game abbreviated by rain in the bottom of the sixth.
Tyler Skulina started and lasted four innings. He allowed all six runs on eight hits. He walked two and struck out five.
In a rare walkoff RBI single in a losing game, Jacob Rogers singled home Jacob Hannemann in the last AB before the rain came. Rogers was 2 for 3 with a double and Hanneman was just two for three.
The Pelicans continue to suffer the curse of Daytona Beach this spring.
South Bend Cubs
Three South Bend pitchers combined on a one-hitter to defeat the Ft. Wayne TinCaps (Padres), 7-1.
Ryan Williams dominated the TinCaps for six innings, allowing just one baserunner, a two-out double in the third inning. Williams struck out three in his second win of the year.
Francisco Carrillo pitched in his first game of the year in which he didn't get the loss. He did allow one run on no hits and three walks over his 1.2 innings. The run was unearned. Tommy Thorpe finished out the eighth inning and pitched a perfect ninth to complete the one hitter.
Shortstop Gleyber Torres was 3 for 4 with a walk and two steals. He scored one run. Center fielder Trey Martin was 2 for 4 with a walk. Martin also had two steals. He scored one run and had two RBI.