Omaha Storm Chasers
Omaha 9, Round Rock 8 (16 innings)
WP: Sean O'Sullivan (2-1)
HR: Johnny Giavotella (1), Irving Falu (1)
Jarrod Dyson's walk-off triple plated Irving Falu as Omaha won a marathon at home. The contest was Omaha's longest at home since Werner Park opened last year. Falu was 4-for-8 with a home run and three RBIs. Derrick Robinson recorded a 4-for-7 day with two RBIs and a run. Starter Will Smith allowed six runs on eight hits and a walk over 4 1/3 innings. Manager Mike Jirschele employed six relievers, including Jeremy Jeffress, who tossed three scoreless innings.
NW Arkansas Naturals
San Antonio 10, NW Arkansas 2
LP: Chris Dwyer (0-2)
Northwest Arkansas wrapped up the first road trip of 2012 with a 2-4 mark. Chris Dwyer (2 2/3 IP, 4 H, 5 ER, 4 BB, 1 SO) took the loss on his 24th birthday. Kurt Mertins and Yem Prades each drove in a run for the Naturals, with Prades and Sharlon Schoop recording two hits apiece. The Naturals are off on Wednesday. They start the home schedule on Thursday against Corpus Christi (Astros).
Wilmington Blue Rocks
Wilmington 3, Carolina 2
WP: Sugar Ray Marimon (1-0)
SV: Leondy Perez (1)
Wilmington evened the road series at a game apiece. Sugar Ray Marimon impressed in his first outing at this level, holding the Mudcats to a run on six hits and a walk over 5 2/3 innings. The 23-year old native of Colombia signed with KC in 2006. Brian Fletcher doubled home Whit Merrifield for Wilmington's first run. Luis Piterson recorded two RBIs, with Geulin Beltre scoring on both occasions.
Kane County Cougars
Kane County 8, Beloit 3
WP: Aaron Brooks (1-0)
Kane County built a 7-0 lead en route to its first home win of 2012. Aaron Brooks bounced back from a rough season debut with five scoreless innings. Lane Adams was 2-for-2 with four RBIs and two runs scored. Daniel Mateo added three hits, three runs and an RBI. The series concludes with a matinee on Wednesday.
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