NW Arkansas Naturals (19-45 in second half, 56-78 overall)
NW Arkansas at Arkansas -- Postponed due to rain
Tropical Storm Isaac reached Arkansas on Thursday, postponing action between the in-state rivals. A doubleheader is scheduled for tonight beginning at 5:00 p.m. Central. Yordano Ventura will start the first contest, with Noel Arguelles slated for the nightcap.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (36-31 in second half, 65-72 overall)
Wilmington 9, Myrtle Beach 3
WP: Leondy Perez (5-4)
Wilmington completed a four-game sweep while earning a playoff berth and a share of the second-half division title. Leondy Perez (7.1 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO) carried a shutout into the eighth. The Blue Rocks broke open a 1-0 game with six in the fourth. Brett Eibner recorded three hits, two RBI and two runs. Orlando Calixte posted two hits and two RBI while Angel Franco was 3-for-4 with a run. Wilmington is enjoying an off day at home today. They host the Potomac Nationals on Saturday.
Kane County Cougars (32-34 in second half, 66-70 overall)
Quad Cities 2, Kane County 1
LP: Malcom Culver (2-1)
HR: Julio Aparicio (4)
Kane County lost a 12-inning heartbreaker at Davenport. The game was scoreless until the eighth, when Julio Aparicio homered. Quad Cities tied the game in the home half. Starter Mike Giovenco scattered three hits and three walks over 5.0 shutout innings. Jonathan Cornelius had a perfect game for Quad Cities until Justin Trapp opened the seventh with a double.
Idaho Falls Chukars (14-17 in second half, 31-38 overall)
Ogden 11, Idaho Falls 5
LP: Zeb Sneed (2-2)
HR: Adalberto Mondesi (3), Nick DelGuidice (2), Diego Goris (9 with Idaho Falls, 12 overall)
Idaho Falls dropped a slugfest that featured 3 homers by each club. Ogden broke a 1-1 tie with seven runs in the second. Adalberto Mondesi finished 3-for-4 with a home run, two RBI and two runs. Diego Goris recorded his 12th homer in 53 combined games with Surprise and Idaho Falls.
Burlington Royals (41-25)
Burlington 4, Johnson City 2; Best-of-three playoff series tied 1-1
WP: Daniel Stumpf (1-0)
SV: John Walter (1)
HR: Terrance Gore (1), Bubba Starling (1)
Burlington set up a decisive third game with a 4-2 win on Thursday. Terrance Gore gave the Royals a 3-2 lead with a solo homer in the fifth. Bubba Starling added insurance with a home run in the seventh. Daniel Stumpf stranded three inherited runners in the fourth on his way to 3.2 scoreless innings.