Syracuse Chiefs (AAA),13-8, last place
The Chiefs fell 3-2 in Jeff Mandel's AAA debut. Mandel tossed 5 innings, allowed 4 hits and just 1 run. A very solid debut for Mandel, after posting a 3.86 ERA in 4 starts at Harrisburg. Josh Wilkie (2-2) took the loss out of the bullpen pitching .1 innings and allowing the winning run. Kevin Mench was 2-4 with an RBI, Seth Bynum was 2-3 with a double and Chris Duncan was 3-4.
Harrisburg Senators (AA), 10-10
Sens were off last night.
Potomac Nationals (A), 9-11, 2nd place
Potomac defeated Myrtle Beach last night 5-4. 2009 draftee Evan Bronson pitched 6 solid innings allowing 2 runs on 4 hits and striking out 3. Dan Leatherman (1-0) blew the save opportunity but picked up the win allowing a run in 2 innings. Michael Burgess (.266) went 2-4 with a double and homer and drive in 2 runs.
Hagerstown Suns (A), 12-9, 2nd place
The Suns won 6-4 last night behind another strong effort on the mound by 2009 draftee Daniel Rosenbaum (1.57). Rosenbuam pitched 6 innings allowed 6 hits and 2 runs with 5 strikeouts. Rosenbaum seems Potomac bound soon. Justin Bloxom was 1-4 with an RBI and JP Ramirez homered and drove in a run for the Suns.