Tulsa 6, NW Arkansas 0
Edwar Cabrera threw a gem of a start on Monday night, holding the Naturals to one hit and zero runs over seven innings. He struck out five and had an 11-2 GO-FO. Josh Sullivan threw the last two innings of the game and allowed a hit, making this a two-hit shutout victory for Tulsa.
Corey Dickerson had a solid debut upon his promotion to Double-A, hitting a home run in the fourth inning. He went 1-for-3 in the game and also reached on catcher's interference. Also in the fourth inning, Lars doubled in a run and Michael Mitchell plated another on a single.
The other runs scored on an Angelys Nina double and on an error in the first inning and a Kent Matthes single in the fifth. Nolan Arenado hit the ball that resulted in the error and scored that fifth-inning run after a walk.
Modesto, 19, Visalia 6
The Nuts paced the offenses in this game with an 11-run third inning. In that inning alone, Rafael Ortega hit a two-run home run, Jared Clark drew a bases-loaded walk, Mark Tracy clouted a grand slam, Casey Frawley doubled in two runs, Brett Tanos hit a sac fly, and Kyle Parker singled in the 11th and final run. Mark Tracy, batting sixth, ended the inning on a called strike three, leaving the team three batters short of batting around for a second time.
Tracy had six total RBI (he also hit a two-run home run) while Ortega followed closely with five. Brett Tanos went 4-for-5 with three RBI.
Christian Bergman allowed four runs on seven hits (two solo home runs) in five innings. Nick Schnaitmann allowed one run when he pitched the eighth inning.
Asheville 8, Greenville 1
After he allowed a leadoff home run to Greenville's Jose Garcia, Daniel Winkler and his bullpen didn't allow another run over the 27 outs they needed to record. Winkler wound up allowing nine hits over six innings while striking out six. Michael Wolford allowed one hit over 1.1 innings before Russell Brewer picked up his second save after pitching the final 1.2 innings.
Tyler Massey went 3-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored. David Kandilas doubled and drove in two runs. Will Swanner added two walks to his one double. Trevor Story also doubled and he drove in a run.
Colorado Springs 3, Reno 1
A Matt McBride RBI triple followed by a Brandon Wood triple in the eighth inning broke a 1-1 tie and gave the Sky Sox a 3-1 lead. Zach Putnam came in, threw a 1-2-3 inning and picked up his ninth save of the season.
Tim Wheeler hit a double to score on McBride's triple. He had two hits on the night. Starter Edgar Gonzalez struck out five in four innings of work.
DSL Rockies 5, DSL D-backs 3
Designated hitter Dawin Garcia -- still 18 for a couple more months -- clubbed a three-run triple in the top of the seventh for a 5-0 lead. Good thing he did, as Francis Jesus and Carlos Leon allowed three runs in the bottom of the eighth (Jesus walked the first two batters he faced and was pulled).
Jayson Aquino started and threw six scoreless innings of three-hit ball. He struck out five and walked two.