Colorado Springs, L 6-7
Well, yeah, Alan Johnson wasn't swell this outing: 11 H, 6 R/ER. On the positive side of things, he did strike out five. Cole Garner hit a two-run double in the third, and Chris Nelson knocked in two on a single in that inning as well.
Read Andrew's FanPost on the game for more info.
Tulsa and the Texas League had the night off.
Modesto, W 2-0
Kenny Durst came within an out of throwing a quality start, but finished with 5 2/3 innings, zero runs allowed, and five strike outs. He scattered six hits and walked two. Rex Brothers struck out two over 1 1/3 innings.
Thomas Field hit a pinch-hit home run in the seventh innings to give the Nuts an insurance run. David Christensen knocked in the first run on a single in the fourth inning.
Asheville. W 4-2
Kent Matthes led the offense with two hits (one for a double) and an RBI. He doubled to start the fifth inning and then scored on a Helder Velazquez single. Then in the sixth, Jared Clark hit a sac fly and Matthes singled in Nolan Arenado, who had reached on a double. In the top of the ninth, Clark walked and then advanced to third on a wild pitch. He eventually scored on a sac bunt.
Wes Musick picked up the win after allowing two runs over 5 1/3 innings. He struck out five. Alan Deratt allowed a single in 2 2/3 innings and struck out two. Sheng-An Kup picked up his sixth save.