6/11 Minor matters
Brad Nelson hit two home runs to help Iowa beat Oklahoma City, 7-6. Yoanner Negrin picked up the win, giving up five runs over five innings. It was Nelson’s second straight multi-homer game. Logan Watkins also had two hits and two RBIs.
Arismendy Alcantara had two hits but it wasn’t enough as Tennessee lost, 4-3, to Mobile. Rafael Lopez had two hits, both doubles, and scored a run.
Javier Baez became the second player in the 94-history of the Florida State League to hit four home runs in a game and help Daytona beat Fort Myers, 9-6. Baez went 4-for-4 with seven RBIs. He’s batting .291 for the season. Zach Cates got the win, giving up three earned runs over six innings.
Rock Shoulders had two hits but it wasn’t enough as Kane County lost, 6-2, to Cedar Rapids. Pierce Johnson gave up five runs over 4 2/3 innings.
Class A Boise opens its season Friday at Eugene. The Mesa Rookie League team begins its season June 20.