Lake County 5, Hot Rods 4
Lake County has a 1-0 lead in the best-of-3 series.
Alejandro Segovia doubled, walked twice, stole, RBI'd and scored. Cameron Seitzer doubled, singled and had three RBIs. Drew Vettleson singled thrice and scored. After Parker Markel took a five-run, 2 2/3-inning bath, Jake Partridge threw 5 1/3 shutout innings on three hits.
Renegades 3, Tri-City 2
Richie Shaffer doubled, singled, had two RBIs and scored before his sixth-inning ejection. Ian Kendall gave up an unearned run on one hit in three innings. The Renegades start the playoffs Friday.