Colorado Springs, W 5-1 - Jason Hirsh picked up his second win after throwing five innings of one-run, two-hit ball, but also walked seven. Matt Daley, Juan Morillo, Steven Register, and Ryan Speier each threw a scoreless inning of relief.
Ian Stewart hit his 17th homer, a two-run shot in the ninth inning, and with three hits last night Christian Colonel raised his batting average to .356, third best in the PCL.
Tulsa, W 5-4 in 11 innings - Jeff Kindel had a chance to win the game in the bottom of the ninth with a bases-loaded situation, but he struck out (Daniel Carte failed immediately after that with a fly out). Kindel recieved a chance at redemption in the bottom of the 11th and seized it by singling in Dexter Fowler from second base. Tony Blanco went 3-for-3 with a double, a three-run homer (18), and four total RBI. Alan Johnson went six innings, allowed three runs (two earned) and walked four.
Modesto, L 2-4 - Wes Roemer carried a perfect game into the seventh for Visalia before Daniel Mayora doubled. Mike Paulk doubled in Mayora and Cole Garner singled in Paulk. Those were the only three hits the Nuts collected last night.
Keith Weiser went seven innings, allowing three runs in the sixth. He struck out five. Andy Graham allowed the other run on a homer.
Asheville - Postponed due to wet grounds.
Tri-City, W 9-6 - Tri-City hitters combined for 16 hits last night. Johnny Bowden hit his first home run, a two-run shot, as part of his 3-for-5, three-RBI night. Bo Bowman and Patrick Rose each drove in two runs while Thomas Field and Jordan Pacheco each drove in one. Field alos walked three times. Charlie Blackmon had four singles and scored twice.
Brad McAtee struck out five over five scoreless innings. Rod Scurry allowed four runs, two scoring when Andy Groves came in and allowed three hits.
Casper - No games were scheduled for the Pioneer League last night.