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Michael Kopech bounced back from a pair of brief starts in which he allowed a combined 10 runs with a dominant performance in a 1-0 win. He pitched seven shutout innings, allowing just two hits and walking two batters while striking out nine. Kopech's ERA remains a hair above 4.00 on the season, but he upped his strikeout total to 53 in 40.1 innings. This was his first win of the campaign.
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Dylan Cease logged six shutout innings in a 6-0 win. He allowed two hits and walked two, striking out six. His ERA fell to 3.12 on the season, and he has 48 strikeouts in 40.1 innings. Luis Alexander Basabe had a big night at the plate, banging out three hits, including a home run and a double, driving in two runs and scoring a run. Joel Booker also homered and scored three times. Blake Rutherford and Micker Adolfo each had a hit and two walks.
Dane Dunning didn't fare quite as well as his fellow highly rated pitching prospects, lasting just four innings in an 8-0 loss. Only three of the five runs he allowed were earned and he struck out six, but he also allowed six hits and walked a pair. Eloy Jimenez, Zack Collins and Seby Zavala were a combined 1-for-11.