Omaha 2, Albuquerque 1 (Game Two - Seven Innings)
WP: Will Smith (5-3)
HR: Brett Hayes (8)
Brett Hayes hit a two-run walk-off home run in game two as the Storm Chasers split a doubleheader at home. Hayes recorded two of the four Omaha hits. Everett Teaford held the Isotopes to a run on five hits over 5.0 innings. Will Smith earned the win after 2.0 innings of scoreless relief. Christian Colon's home run gave Omaha an early 1-0 lead in game one. The Storm Chasers added a second run before Albuquerque scored nine times in the third.
NW Arkansas Naturals (26-46)
Arkansas 8, NW Arkansas 3
LP: Aaron Brooks (2-1)
Northwest Arkansas let a 3-2 lead slip away as the Travelers plated six in the seventh. Aaron Brooks (6.1 IP, 7 H, 6 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO) lost for the first time in Double-A. Cheslor Cuthbert drove home two runs while Orlando Calixte was 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs. The Naturals are at Tulsa (Rockies) tonight.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (33-37)
The Blue Rocks were off due to the Carolina League All-Star Break. They host Salem (Red Sox) on Friday.
Lexington Legends (33-35)
The Legends enjoyed a final off day due to the South Atlantic League All-Star Break. They host Savannah (Mets) tonight.
Idaho Falls Chukars (0-0)
Idaho Falls opens the 2013 season tonight vs. Orem (Angels). The Chukars roster includes 2013 first-round pick Hunter Dozier.
Burlington Royals (0-0) )
Burlington kicks off the 2013 season tonight after an exhibition win on Wednesday. Matt Tenuta is slated to start. He was the Surprise Royals Pitcher of the Year in 2012.
Surprise Royals (0-0)
Surprise will be the home team in tonight's opener against the Arizona Rangers.