Advanced A Lancaster's loss to Lake Elsinore (Padres) on Friday night eliminated the JEtHAwks from the post-season for the first time since 2011. Thier seven-year run was the longest in the minor leagues.
Also, Hartford, the Rockies AA affiliate in the Eastern League, suffered a 4-2 loss at Binghamton on Friday night, officially eliminating the Yard Goats from the post-season forthe first time since 2016.
In Friday's Games:
AAA Albuquerque (60-77) lost 6-5 at Fresno (Nationals). Roberto Ramos hit a two-run home run in the first inning, his 29th home run of the season tying him with Mitches Jones (2005) for third on the Isotopes all-time home run list. Briand Mundell hit his 11th home run, a two-run shot, in the eighth, and Todd Czinege delivered his ninth home run, in a pinch-hit role, in the ninth. Pat Deal (3-13, 7.54) allowed six runs on five hits and four walks, striking out two in 4 1/3 innings. He alllowed three home runs, giving him 34 allowed this season.
AA Hartford (35-34, 72-64) lost 4-2 at Binghamton (Mets). Jordan Foley (4-5, 4.78) allowed three runs on five hits and a walk, striking out two in two innings. Matt Whitehouse (4.66) and allowed one run on five hits and a walk, striking out seven, in six innings.
Advanced A Lancaster (33-34, 67-68) lost 5-2 at Lake Elsinore (Padres). Ryan Rolison (6-7, 4.87) allowed four runs on six hits and four walks, striking out six in six innings. Luis Castro (.319) was 2-for-4 with a double, run scored and RBI.
A Asheville (37-30, 66-71) won 4-1 at Rome (Braves) remaining one game behind Giants' affiliate Agusta. Ryan Feltner (9-9, 5.07) allowed one run in five innings for the win. Will Golsan (.259) had three hits and scored a run.
Short-season A Boise (11-24, 26-47) lost 6-0 at Hillsboro (Diamondbacks). Luke Chevalier (0-5, 4.80) allowed two unearned runs in 4 2/3 innings. He gave up six hits and a walk, striking out three. Boise was limited to three hits.
Rookie Grand Junction (14-15, 33-34) lost 13-3 at Ogden (Dodgers). Jared Horn (2-1, 2.79) allowed seven runs, four earned, on eight hits, striking out two in 3 1/3 innings Brenton Doyle (.358) was 1-for-4 with two RBI.