DJ Cain powers Rays’ comeback in Cartersville Minor League action
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In this hard-fought, back-and-forth game, the Rays battled back to tie the A’s for an 8-8 final score on April 21.

The Rays tied the game in the bottom of the sixth behind some monster hitting by DJ Cain.

Big hits by Lee Camp, Adam Cornwell and Gavin Tatum powered the A’s to an early lead.

Reds 9, Orioles 2

The Reds broke out April 21 against the Orioles, using a balanced attack that featured 17 hits by 10 different players.

Andrew Lutjens went 3-for-3. Six Reds players had two hits each: Dawson Bishop, Justin Hillburn and Chaz Jones each went 2-for-3. Cedric McClinic Jr. and JP Gooch each went 2-for-2.

Four Reds players had one hit each: Eli Odell, Eaiden Neal, Geoffrey Gore and Evan Archer.

The defense for the Orioles featured a good catch by Brock Wilson, and a nice run-saving tag-out by Davis Waddell.

Twins 15, D'Backs 5

Reds 12, D’Backs 9

The Reds won April 23 in a game that went back and forth throughout the night.

The Reds used a balanced attack featuring 17 hits by nine different players.

Jones and Neal each went 3-for-3. Four Reds players had two hits each, including Lutjens, Bishop, Hilburn and Gore.

Three Reds players had one hit, including McClinic Jr., Eaton and Alex Cook.

For the D’Backs, Collin Genrich and Boston Pittman had some great hits and Noah Greer played great defense at second base.

Ethan McBurnett hit an inside-the-park home run in the attempt to spark a D’Back rally that fell short.

Orioles 11, A’s 8

Big doubles by Sawyer and Brock Wilson and a perfect night from the plate for Annaston Wilson led the Orioles to the big win on April 24.

A huge inside-the-park home run and defense from Adarrian Taylor Wilson also contributed to the cause.

Sam Wiedetz went 3-for-3 with five RBIs for the A’s. Camp and Blake McWhorter’s good defense helped keep the game close.