All day games today.
The Tennessee Smokies were shut out by the Jackson Generals (Diamondbacks), 2-0.
Starter Preston Morrison really only made one mistake: a solo home run in the third inning by Kelly Dugan, who played for the Smokies last season. But that was enough to earn him the loss. Morrison pitched six innings and allowed one run on four hits. He walked three and struck out two.
The Smokies only managed three hits today. Center fielder Jacob Hannemann was 1 for 4 with a double.
Myrtle Beach Pelicans
Adbert Alzolay had the seven-inning complete game shutout today. He had a no-hitter going until one out in the seventh. He gave up just two hits and three walks. Alzolay struck out three.
The only run of this game came on a home run by DH Tyler Alamo in the fourth inning. It was his fourth home run of the year. Alamo was 1 for 3.
In game two, starter Casey Bloomquist took the loss after allowing four runs on six hits over just three innings. Bloomquist struck out one and walked nobody.
Left fielder Eddy Martinez and third baseman Adonis Paula were both 2 for 3.
South Bend Cubs
The South Bend Cubs were stung by the Burlington Bees (Angels), 4-3 in ten innings.
Starter Bryan Hudson turned in his best start of the season. Hudson allowed one run on four hits over six innings. Hudson struck out three and walked one.
Jared Cheek took the loss in relief. Cheek entered the game in the bottom of the tenth and promptly retired the first two batters. He then allowed a single, two walks to load the bases and a walkoff single.
Shortstop Isaac Paredes was 3 for 3 with a double and a walk. Paredes had a sacrifice fly.
Right fielder Brandon Cummins was 3 for 4 with a stolen base. He scored once.
Second baseman Yeiler Peguero was 2 for 3 with a two-run double in the third inning. He also had two sac bunts.