John Lamb pitched six strong innings, leading Omaha to a second straight win vs. Round Rock. The lefty kept the Express scoreless after a solo homer in the first, scattering five hits and three walks with three strikeouts. Cheslor Cuthbert tied the game at 1-1 with a home run in the first. He went 3-for-3, raising his average to .310. Whit Merrifield's 18-game hitting streak came to an end.
NW Arkansas Naturals (16-9)
NW Arkansas 5, Springfield 3
WP: J.C. Sulbaran (2-2)
SV: Daniel Stumpf (2)
HR: Bubba Starling (1 with NW Arkansas, 3 overall), Mike Bianucci (6)
Bubba Starling drove in three runs, helping the Naturals extend a franchise-best winning streak to 10 games. Starling hit his first Double-A homer, a two-run shot in the second. He doubled home a run in the fifth. Mike Bianucci hit his sixth homer, tying him for second in the Texas League. J.C. Sulbaran (6 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR) defeated Springfield for the second time in six days.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (13-11)
Wilmington at Potomac - Postponed due to rain
Rain postponed the series opener between Wilmington and Potomac. A pair of seven-inning games are scheduled for today, beginning at 4 p.m. ET.
Lexington Legends (10-15)
The Legends had Tuesday off after a road series at Asheville. They are home tonight vs. Charleston (Yankees).