White Sox 11, Cubs 0
Caleb Daniel and Miles Owen combined to pitch a no-hit shutout for the White Sox in their 11-0 win over the Cubs in Cartersville Minor League baseball play the week of April 28. Daniel pitched 2 2/3 innings with six strikeouts and three bases on balls, and Owen pitched 1 1/3 innings with four strikeouts and one hit by pitch.
The Cubs missed two scoring opportunities when Hayden James and Daniel combined to put out two runners trying to advance from third base to home on wild pitches. James was the catcher, and Daniel was the pitcher covering home for the tag out.
The White Sox had three hits. In the first inning, Nick Hruby had a double that scored one run, and Jon Quincy McDowell had a double that scored two runs. In the third inning, James had an inside-the-park, three-run home run that scored Owen and Daniel.
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Twins 12, Orioles 0
After receiving their only loss of the season to the Orioles in their last meeting, the Twins exploded for 12 runs in just five innings to hold on to a 12-0 win. The Twins were led by Cade Horn, Turner Abernathy, Jimmy Channel and Tom Bowing, who all went 2-for-2 at the plate. Wade Litton was cited for his outstanding play in the field as well as the plate.
Good hitting by Brayden Pope and Brayden Jackson led the O’s.
Reds 20, A’s 15
The Reds scored nine runs in the sixth inning and held on to win the slugfest. Powering the Reds at the plate were Dawson Bishop (4-for-4), Eli O’Dell (4-for-4), Cedric McClinic Jr. (3-for-3) and Chaz Jones (3-for-4). Six Reds hitters had two hits each: Eaiden Neal (2-for-3), JP Gooch (2-for-3), Evan Eaton (2-for-3), Denzel Reid (2-for-3), Andrew Lutjens (2-for-4) and Geoffrey Gore (2-for-4). Evan Archer and Alex Cook each went 1-for-2.
For the A’s, Gavin Tatum went 3-for-3 and knocked in four runs, and Lee Camp went 4-for-4 for the A’s.
Rays 20, Orioles 17
In another slugfest, the Rays kept coming back to finally edge the Orioles. The Orioles were led by two inside-the-park home runs from Cony Barrett and another by Sawyer Wilson. Good defensive outs were made by Adarian Taylor Wilson.
D’Backs 13, A’s 12
In a back-and-forth game, the D’Backs pushed across the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the sixth to claim the victory. For the A’s, Adam Cornwell went 4-for-4 with an inside-the-park home run, and Blake McWhorter also went 4-for-4.
For the D’Backs, Collin Genrich had a bases-loaded, base-clearing double and played great defense. Noah Greer and Charlie Rothschild also contributed both at the plate and in the field.
Twins 13, Reds 3
The Twins improved to 12-1 on the season with a 13-3 win over the Reds, as they continued to swing hot bats and play outstanding defense. The Twins hitting attack was led by Cade Horn (3-for-3), Turner Abernathy (3-for-3 including an inside-the-park home run), Grant Knight (2-for-2) and Cliff Chatman (2-for-2). Horn was cited for his solid hitting and outstanding defense from the pitcher’s mound.
The Reds’ offense was led by Dawson Bishop and Eli O’Dell (each 2-for-2). Four other Reds had one hit each: Andrew Lutjens (1-for-2), Justin Hilburn (1-for-2), Cedric McClinic Jr. (1-for-2) and JP Gooch (1-for-1).