Syracuse Chiefs lost 6-2. Jason Jones pitched 7 innings and allowed 8 hits and 4 runs. Justin Maxwell went 2 for 4 on the night. He is hitting .286.
Harrisburg won with a 4-0 shutout. Andrew Kown (3-4) pitched 6 shut out innings, allowing 1 hit and striking out 4. Overall, he is 4-6 with a 3.63 ERA. Cole Kimball threw two shutout innings and struck out 4 to lower his AA ERA to 1.09. Overall, between A and AA, Kimball is 5-1 with 6 saves and an ERA of 1.46. Marvin Lowrance went 2 for 3. Jesus Valdez went 2 for 4 and hit his 4th home run. Tim Pahuta hit home run number 7 for Harrisburg and 17th overall, leading the Nationals system.
Potomac Nationals won 7-4. Trevor Holder pitched 4.1 innings allowing 7 hits and 3 runs. Corey Van Allen (2-3) picked up the win, throwing 1.2 innings and not allowing a run or hit. Derek Norris hit his 5th home run and scored twice and drove in two runs. He is hitting .239. Michael Burgess was 2 for 5 with 2 RBI.
Hagerstown Suns lost 7-2. Josh Smoker (1-9) continues to struggle, pitching 4 innings, allowing 6 hits and 4 runs. Eury Perez was 3 for 4 with a triple. Perez is 5 for 13 in his last 4 games.
Vermont Lake Monsters did not play.
Gulf Coast Nationals won 8-4. Kelvin Lopez pitched a full, 9 inning complete game for the Nats, allowing 11 hits, 3 earned runs and struck out 9. He is now 1-0 with a 3.50 ERA. Wander Ramos went 3 for 5, doubled and drove in 2 runs. He is batting .314. Hector Tavares also went 3 for 5, drove in 1 run and scored twice. Tavares raised his batting average to .346. 2010 draftee Jeremy Mayo hit his 1st home run in a pinch hit scenario. He drove in 2 runs and is hitting .364.