Omaha lost a second straight at New Orleans. Justin Marks (4.0 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 3 SO) made his first start with Omaha after two outings for Northwest Arkansas. Francisley Bueno (2.0 IP), Everett Teaford (1.0 IP) and Michael Mariot (1.0 IP) held the Zephyrs scoreless in relief. David Lough singled and drove the lone Omaha run, extending his streak to 11 games (.500, 25-for-50). Johnny Giavotella posted two hits and is batting .395 (17-for-43) over his last 10 games.
NW Arkansas Naturals (9-16)
Northwest Arkansas 4, Springfield 0
WP: Yordano Ventura (2-0)
SV: Edwin Carl (4)
HR: Yem Prades (3)
Yordano Ventura fanned 10 over 5.0 innings as the Naturals blanked Springfield. Ventura scattered three walks and a lone hit, with a quartet of relievers completing the shutout. Yem Prades homered for the third time over his last six games. Mitch Canham went 2-for-3 with an RBI, boosting his average to .300.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (10-15)
Wilmington 10, Salem 3
WP: John Lamb (2-2)
HR: Jorge Bonifacio (1)
Wilmington backed a strong start from John Lamb with 10 runs and 13 hits. Lamb struck out seven while allowing two runs on four hits and a walk over 6.0 stanzas. Jorge Bonifacio started the scoring with a two-run homer in the first. He finished 2-for-3 with two walks, two runs and three RBI. Danny Mateo posted three hits, including two doubles, to go with three runs and an RBI. Justin Trapp was 3-for-5 plus two runs, a stolen base and an RBI.
Lexington Legends (9-16)
Tuesday was a travel day for the Legends. They are at Delmarva (Orioles) tonight.