The Storm Chasers had just five hits, three coming from Yuniesky Betancourt, who is on a rehab assignment.
Omaha took the second game, 10-1. Mike Montgomery pitched a complete game, as he allowed just one run on two hits and three walks over his seven innings. He allowed a solo homerun to Brett Jackson in the 6th inning.
In the Storm Chasers’ five-run 2nd inning, Kurt Mertins hit a two-run homerun and Wil Myers hit a three-run bomb. Mertins had two hits and Myers finished with three hits. Derrick Robinson also had two hits.
In the top of the 9th inning, Sharlon Schoop singled to lead off the inning, but Carlo Testa grounded into a double play. Nick Van Stratten followed with a single and moved up to second base on a wild pitch. However, Julio Rodriguez grounded out to end the game.
Elisaul Pimentel took the loss, as he allowed three runs on four hits and two walks over 6.1 innings. He struck out six. The two walks and two of the hits came in the 3rd inning.
A five-run bottom of the 8th inning after Wilmington had tied the game in the top half of the inning gave Carolina a 7-2 victory. That loss ended a disappointing road trip for the Blue Rocks, as they lost 5-of-7.
The Blue Rocks recorded their runs via solo homeruns from Brett Eibner and Whit Merrifield.
The five-run 8th inning negated the solid start from Sugar Ray Marimon. He allowed two runs on five hits and a walk over six innings. He struck out eight.
Kane County and Clinton were postponed due to rain. The two teams will play a doubleheader on Friday.