Colorado Springs, W 12-1
Esmil Rogers struck out eight and allowed one unearned run in five innings. Every starter except for Cole Garner drove in a run, but Garner did have two hits (one for a double) and scored four times. Mile Paulk hit a two-run homer in the third inning and had three total RBI. Travis Metcalf also had three RBI and fell a homer short of a cycle.
Tulsa, W 11-10
Ethan Hollingsworth would like a mulligan on his first Double-A start, allowing 10 runs in 5 1/3 innings. He allowed four runs in the first (including a three-run homer), one in the third, and five in the sixth. Despite this, Drillers did win the game. Jonnathan Aristil did put three of Hollingsworth's runs across home plate in the sixth, but after that he didn't allow any more runs. Rex Brothers picked up the win, pitching the final 1 2/3 innings.
Anthony Jackson went 3-for-4 with two doubles and four RBI. Charlie Blackmon knocked in two runs, as did Matt Repec. Though Kiel Roling did not get a hit he did drive in a run and walked twice.
Modesto, W 6-4
Parker Frazier made his Modesto debut and allowed four runs in 4 2/3 innings. Half the runs came on a home run in the third inning. Alan DeRatt, Caey Weathers, and Adam Jorgenson held Lancaster scoreless for the rest of the game. Weathers struck out two in two innings of work.
Jimmy Cesario fell a triple short of the cycle in his 3-for-4, two-run homer night. Ben Paulsen also hit a homer, a solo shot in the second.
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Asheville, W 7-4
The Tourists hit three home runs last night: Orlando Sandoval's solo shot in the fifth inning, Angelys Nina's two-run shot in the fifth, and Jared Clark's 19th, also in the fifth inning. Juan Gonzalez went four inning, allowed one unearned run, and struck out five. Sheng-An Kuo picked up his 13th save, but did allow an inherited runner to score in the ninth.
Tri-City, W 13-3
Tri-City had two five-run innings last night on the way to victory. Dustin Garneau and Mark Tracy had big nights, each driving in three runs. Hector Gomez hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning (and fell a triple short of the cycle), and Jared Simon followed in the eight inning with his first of the season.
Josh Mueller went six inning and allowed a run.
Casper, W 3-1
Casper scored three runs over the eighth and ninth inning to win this game. David Kandilas tripled in the eighth and scored on a sac fly. In the ninth a Cristhian Adames walked, stole a base, and then advanced to third on a throwing error on the same play. He then scored on a wild pitch. Corey Dickerson capped things off with a homer to right field.
Alving Mejias pitched seven shutout innings, scattered five hits, and struck out three. Juan Perez allowed Great Falls' run, but picked up his fifth save.