Colorado Springs 14, Las Vegas 2
The Sky Sox bludgeoned the 51s on Monday night by scoring 10 of 14 runs over a four-inning span. Matt McBride capped things off with a grand slam in the eighth inning. He went 4-for-5 with three runs scored, two doubles, the home run and five RBI.
Charlie Blackmon finished the night at 3-for-6 with three runs scored, three RBI, a double and a solo home run.hit a three-run homer to start things off in the top of the second inning.
Tulsa 7, Arkansas 6 (10 innings)
With two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning, Angelys Nina kept the inning alive with a pop up single to the shortstop. Nina advanced to second on a Josh Rutledge single and then scored on Mike Mitchell's liner to center field.
That was Mitchell's second RBI of the game, plating the first run during the three-run third inning. Lars Davis and Nolan Arenado drove in the other two runs of the inning on doubles. The other runs scored on a wild pitch in the fourth inning and on a Nina grounder and a Rutledge sac fly in the sixth inning.
Edwar Cabrera allowed three runs over six innings, serving up three solo homers. He did strike out six Travelers. Cory Riordan lost the lead for the Drillers when he allowed four straight hits in the seventh inning, including three straight doubles. Michael Marbry and Coty Woods kept things locked down with three innings of scoreless relief and three strikeouts.
Modesto 6, Visalia 5 (10 innings)
Throw two more errors to the Modesto Nuts' season total, but also add a victory in extra innings for them. In the bottom of the 10th, Kurt Yacko did allow a run by surrendering a couple of singles and a double before a sac fly plated the runner, but luckily for the Nuts they scored two runs in the top half of the inning.
Bryce Massanari drove in Cristhian Adames and Timothy Smalling to break the 4-4 tie the teams were in after regulation innings ended.
Visalia opened up with a 4-0 lead after the first two innings. Leuris Gomez pitched the first 3.1 innings and suffered as a result of the poor defense. In the second inning, Gomez struck out the first two batters he faced, but then a walk and a fielding error by Adames set up an at-bat for Carter Bell, who singled a run home. Michael Freeman was the next Rawhide batter to enter the batter's box. He singled to right field, where Corey Dickerson mishandled the ball, and knocked in two runs.
Dickerson and Adames did make up for those errors by each driving in run, the former on a home run (1) in the sixth inning. A fielding error in the sixth also gave a run to the Nuts. Smalling hit an RBI double in the eighth inning to tie the game at 4-4;