Omaha Storm Chasers (17-15)
Reno 4, Omaha 2 -- Game 1 (seven innings)
LP: Justin Marks (0-2)
Omaha 13, Reno 1 - Game 2 (seven innings)
WP: Francisley Bueno (1-0)
HR: Johnny Giavotella (3), Max Ramirez (5)
Omaha split a pair of seven-inning games in Nevada. Marks allowed four runs on eight hits over five innings in Game 1. Irving Falu doubled home both Omaha runs. The Storm Chasers broke out the bats in Game 2, scoring three in the first and nine in the second. Ramirez recorded three hits and two RBIs, including a solo home run. Everett Teaford held Reno scoreless over 3 2/3 innings, with Bueno working the final 3 1/3 frames.
NW Arkansas Naturals (11-19)
Northwest Arkansas at Springfield -- postponed
Northwest Arkansas led, 2-1, when play was halted in the second inning on Thursday. The clubs plan to play a pair of seven-inning contests Friday, starting at 5:09 p.m. CT.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (14-19)
Potomac 3, Wilmington 2 (10 innings)
LP: Spencer Patton (3-1)
Wilmington lost by a 3-2 count for a second straight night, this time in 10 innings. Starter Aaron Brooks struck out seven while holding Potomac to two runs on three hits over seven innings. Wilmington scored twice in the opening inning, with Jorge Bonifacio and Lane Adams each driving in a run. The Blue Rocks are at Frederick (Orioles) tonight.
Lexington Legends (16-17)
Lexington 2, West Virginia 1
WP: Christian Binford (2-2)
SV: Alec Mills (5)
HR: Michael Antonio (1)
Antonio's homer in the seventh broke a 1-1 tie as Lexington opened with a win over West Virginia. Antonio, a New York City native and the Royals' third-round pick in 2010, finished 2-for-2 with a walk. Binford held the Power to a run on six hits and a walk over seven innings.