The Springs, L 0-4: There were six hits on offense, two each by Jonathan Herrera and Edwin Bellorin. Sean Smith allowed two runs in seven innings and struck out five. Juan Morillo was charged with the other two.
Tulsa, W 6-5: Down by two in the eighth, the Drillers came back to score three that inning to take a 6-5 lead. Tony Blanco had a pinch-hit RBI single, who then scored on a fielding error on a ball put into play by Jeff Kindel. Jeff Dragicevich then singled in Corey Wimberly for the go-ahead run. Daniel Carte hit his ninth homer earlier in the game, Rick Gurano his third in the fourth inning. Corey Wimberly walked twice and stole his 55th base.
Alan Johnson allowed twelve hits and five runs in seven innings (two runs off two homers) and struck out five. Edward Valdez and Ryan Mattheus each struck out two in their innings of wrk. Mattheus now has 13 saves.
Modesto, L 3-4 in 13 innings: Mike McKenry's two-run double in the ninth tied the game at three and sent the game into extra innings, but a double and an RBI single off Tommy Baumgardner in the bottom of the 13th gave San Jose the win. Jay Cox had two doubles, 25 for the season.
Simon Ferrer allowed three runs in six innings, walking four in the process. Andy Graham (1 IP), David Patton (2 IP), and Will Harris (3 IP) kept San Jose scoreless over the next six innings.
Asheville, L 2-9: Brian Lapin hit a two-run homer in the third, which was one of only three hits by the Tourists. Bruce Billings was lit up for nine runs in 5 2/3 innings, four on a grand slam in the seven-run fourth inning. He also walked four. Matthew Reynolds and Craig Baker held the other team to three hits over the last 3 1/3 innings.
Tri-City, L 5-10: The Dust Devils liked issuing free passes last night, walking 10 over the course of the game. Brad McAtee walked six in 3+ innings (he pitched to four batters in the fourth) and allowed three runs. Two of those three scored while Brandon Miller was on the mound, who also allowed three runs of his own and walked one. He pitched to five batters in the fifth without recording an out. Michael Marbry walked one and saw three unearned runs score. Bobby Paschal walked two and gave up a run. Sean Jarrett threw two scoreless, walkless innings and struck out three.
Thomas Field had two solo homers last night, and Johnny Bowden and Scott Robinson each hit a triple and drove in a run.
Casper, L 2-13: Carlos Martinez drove in both runs, one on his second homer of the season. Chad Jacobsen, Tyler Massey, Orlando Sandoval, and Zack Murry each had two hits. Murry stole his sixth base.
Andres Marrero was the only Casper pitcher to not allow a run yesterday, pitching two innings and giving up only a hit. Ethan Hollingsworth allowed seven in five innings, Juan Rodriguez saw three cross home in one inning, and Eric Schaler put three on the board for Orem in the ninth.