In the other NL game Colorado took the 5-2 victory to take a 2 game lead while going to San Jose, with the TCB needing to win three games in a row. David Anderson pitched 7-2/3 innings of solid pitching, while the 2-6 hitters for the Blasters hit a combined 7-16 and scoring and driving in all 5 runs.
New Britain pounded out 15 hits during a 9-4 victory and got some decent pitching to take the two game lead. New Britain got homeruns from Sherm Norton, Ellis Thomas and Omar Gonzalez and 5 decent innings from Josh Nielsen. Burlington's Duke Weston struggled going 5-2/3 innings and allowing 8 ER.
Louisville looks to be headed to the next round after defeating Scottsdale 7-2. Willie Lopez collected 3 hits including a homerun but was a little scary in the field after committing 2 errors. Tomas Calles scored 3 runs in the victory as the Sluggers got 7 solid innings from Bob Creek in the victory.