NW Arkansas Naturals (9-28 in second half, 46-61 overall)
Springfield 9, NW Arkansas 5
LP: Nick Rogers (0-2 with NW Arkansas, 2-5 overall)
Northwest Arkansas tied the game at 4-4 with three runs in the eighth, only to see Springfield plate five in the ninth. Starter Yordano Ventura (1 2/3 innings, four hits, four earned runs, two walks, one strikeout) left early due to injury. Ethan Hollingsworth scattered four hits and a walk over 6 1/3 scoreless innings of relief. Yem Prades went 3-for-5 with two doubles, an RBI and two runs.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (18-18 in second half, 47-59 overall)
The Blue Rocks were off on Monday. They begin a six-game road trip tonight at Winston-Salem (White Sox).
Kane County Cougars (19-17 in second half, 53-53 overall)
Kane County 5, Quad Cities 3
WP: Angel Baez (6-3)
SV: Malcom Culver (five)
Kane County earned a three-game sweep with a matinee win. Jorge Bonifacio broke out of a 0-for-24 slump with a tie-breaking double in the fifth. Alex Llanos recorded three hits, an RBI and a run. Baez (five innings, five hits, three earned runs, three walks, four strikeouts) picked up his fifth win over his last seven starts.
Idaho Falls Chukars (2-0 in second half, 19-21 overall)
Idaho Falls 4, Grand Junction 3 (13 innings)
WP: Cory Hall (1-1)
Ysmelin Alcantara drew a bases-loaded walk in the 13th to lift Idaho Falls past Grand Junction. Ethan Chapman recorded two hits, a walk and two runs. He has a hit in 10 straight games (.381, 13-for-42) and has scored 13 runs over that stretch. Starter Alec Mills fanned seven while yielding two runs and four hits over five innings.
Burlington Royals (25-10)
Princeton 8, Burlington 2
LP: Colin Rodgers (3-1)
HR: Bubba Starling (five)
Burlington's 13-game home winning streak was stopped by Princeton. The Rays scored five runs (three earned) in five innings against Rodgers. Kansas City's third-round pick entered with 16 scoreless innings and just two hits allowed over his previous three starts. Starling finished 2-for-4 with a solo homer.
Surprise Royals (14-17)
Surprise 10, Peoria Mariners 7
WP: Dylan Sons (3-1)
SV: Jose Brazoban (two)
HR: Chad Johnson (one), Mark Donato (two)
Mauricio Ramos posted three hits and three RBIs as Surprise won at home. Johnson hit his first professional home run, a two-run blast in the second. Donato added a two-run homer in the fourth. Sons limited the M's to two unearned runs over 5 1/3 innings.