W – Hunter (3-2)
SV – White (6)
HR – Gold (23), Fox (1)
71-61, 9.0 GU
Tommy Hunter struggled a bit in his first game back at Triple-A, allowing four runs on nine hits in five innings pitched. He walked one and struck out two.
DH Nate Gold (.303/.390/.598 since the All-Star break) continued his outstanding second half by going 3-for-3 with a walk, a home run, and three runs batted in.
Third baseman Adam Fox (1/4, HR) belted his first Triple-A round-tripper of the season.
Chris Shelton (2/5, 2B) doubled while Craig Gentry (2/4, BB), Casey Benjamin (2/4, BB) and Kevin Richardson (2/4) all singled twice.
Second baseman Ryan Roberts was 1-for-3 with his seventh triple of the year.
Bill White picked up his sixth save with two shutout innings. He walked two and struck out two.
L – Jones (2-1)
HR – Tracy (3)
35-23, 1.0 GB
The ‘Riders pounded out 12 runs on 19 hits on Wednesday and still lost.
Starting pitcher Zack Parker entered the game having walked 26 batters in 60.1 innings this season. On Wednesday, he issued eight free passes in just 2 2/3 innings. The left-hander allowed four runs.
Despite walking eight batters while recording just eight outs, Parker managed to somehow throw more strikes  than balls .
DH Chad Tracy hit Frisco's only home run of the game. It was a two-run shot in the top of the 10th. In all, he was 3-for-6 with a double, a home run, a walk, and three runs batted in.
Third baseman Thomas Berkery (2/5, 2B, BB) doubled twice and walked.
Julio Borbon (2/6, 2B, BB), Jose Vallejo (2/6, 2B, BB), Hank Blalock (2/5, 2B, BB) and Manny Pina (3/6, 2B) all doubled once.
Borbon swiped three bases in the game, giving him 49 on the season. Elvis Andrus also stole his 49th bag.
Dustin Majewski (1/5, 2 BB) and Steve Murphy (3/7) both reached base three times.
Relievers Clayton Hamilton, Andrew Laughter, and Beau Jones had one blown save apiece. Frisco lost leads in the sixth, eighth, and tenth innings.
Laughter was roughed up especially hard, as he allowed five runs on five hits in 2 2/3 innings.
The game took four hours and thirty six minutes to complete.
L – Reed (7-9)
24-35, 11.0 GB
Evan Reed gave up five runs – four earned – in 4.1 innings pitched on Wednesday night. He walked one and struck out three.
Second baseman Renny Osuna singled twice in four trips. He was the only Bakersfield player with multiple hits.
Relievers Ryan Falcon (2.2 IP) and Josh Lueke (2 IP) both tossed scoreless relief for the Blaze.
30-28, 6.5 GB
The LumberKings return home to face Kane County (27-31) on Thursday night.
L – Hurley (2-1)
HR – Guinn (5)
42-20, 6.0 GB
Martin Perez posted a strong start, allowing one run in five innings pitched. The left-hander gave up three hits while walking and striking out three apiece.
Dennis Guinn (.277/.395/.477) was 1-for-4 with his fifth home run of the season.
Mike Bianucci (1/5, 3B) hit his first professional triple.
Jason Ogata (1/3, 2 BB) reached base three times while Jake Kaase (2/5) singled twice.
W – Henry (2-2)
12-8, 3.5 GB
Max Ramirez and Nelson Cruz made rehab appearances for the AZL Rangers on Wednesday night. Ramirez played behind the plate and went 2-for-2 with a double and a walk. Cruz was 1-for-4 with a double and two walks.
Starter Hector Nelo yielded one run in four innings pitched, walking three and striking out four.
Ben Henry followed by striking out five in three scoreless innings. He gave up two hits and didn't walk a batter.
Third baseman Johan Yan (1/4, 2B) doubled and struck out three times.
Edward Martinez (2/3, 2 BB) and Clark Murphy (2/5) both singled twice.
Relievers Cody Eppley and Justin King both struck out one and walked one in a scoreless, hitless inning of work.
L – Arrendell (0-1)
Ezequiel Rijo (1.39 ERA/.191 BAA) yielded one run in six innings. He scattered eight hits, walked three, and struck out two.
Shortstop Edwin Garcia (2/3, 2B, BB) and right fielder Juan Polanco (1/5, 2B) both doubled.
Jhonny Gomez (1/3, BB) and Tomas Telis (1/4, BB) both singled and walked.
Kelvin Arrendell suffered the loss despite surrendering just one run in four innings pitched.
W – De La Cruz (2-9)
SV – Zapata (1)
Michael De La Cruz picked up just his second win of the season after allowing two runs in 5.1 innings. He gave up five hits while walking one and striking out six.
Left fielder Luis Cabrera doubled for the Rangers' only extra-base hit.
RF Edward Ceballo (2/4) and DH Yefry Castillo both singled twice in four at-bats.
Shortstop Alex Gonzalez was 0-for-1 with three walks and two stolen bases, giving him 25 on the year.
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