G-1 Tsunamis score 2, top 1 & Birds score 3, bottom 1, capped by a N. Cruz 2-run homer (#8). Tsunamis get 2nd inning RBIs from Marte & M. Cabrera for a 4-3 lead. Tsunamis add several more runs, 2 on a K. Vargas double, to take a 7-3 lead. Birds score 3 in the 5th, with Cruz hitting another 2-run homer (#9) to close the gap to 7-6. Birds scored an unearned run for the tie before C. Dickerson hit a 2-out 10th inning double for an 8-7 Tsunamis win. Tsunamis 1- 4 hitters combined for 11-19 with 5 RBIs.
G-2 P. Hughes (8) threw a CG 5-hitter & M. Cabrera & D. Gordon each drove in 2 in a 6-0 Tsunamis win.
G-3 Tsunamis used a 2-run homer from K. Vargas to take a 3-1 lead. Birds got 5 consecutive 2-out singles to score 3 runs in the 3rd, with Lagares driving in the go-ahead run. V. Worley, Neshak & Street combined to shut out the Tsunamis for the next 6 innings, to give the Birds a 4-3 win.
In a run & gun series, the teams combined for 8 outfield assists, with the Birds getting 6 (Cabrera 3 & Markakis 2). Molina threw out 3 of 5 attempted base stealers.
Tsunamis scored 17 runs on 37 hits. They also drew 15 walks, while giving up 4.