Durham 3, Pawtucket 2. Jeff Niemann was strong in his second outing of the year but he had a case of Kazmir-itus. Niemann worked 5 scoreless innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 6, but it took 96 pitches. Jeff Ridgway and Chad Orvella combine to throw 3 shutout innings. Scott Dohmann was brought in to close out the 2-0 game in the 9th, but gave up two run scoring hits. In the bottom of the 9th, Justin Ruggiano walked to lead off the frame, then stole second, moving to third on a throwing error. After a walk to Jorge Velandia, Elliot Johnson drove in the winning run with a single through the drawn-in infield. Chris Richard hit his 3rd home run of the season.
Chatanooga 5, Montgomery 1. Derek Feldkamp gave up all 5 runs (3 earned) in 5+ innings.Nick DeBarr pitched 2.1 perfect innings. Evan Longoria was 1-3 with a double. Reid Brignac was 0-3.
Vero Beach 4, Daytona 3. Wade Davis gave up 7 hits and 2 walks in 6 innings. He only struck out 2. Erold Andrus was 3-4 with a home run and a double.
Columbus 6, Greenville 0. Ryan Morse pitched 6 scoreless innings, striking out 4. Ryan Royster hit his first home run of the year. Columbus hitters struck out 16 times.