Colorado Springs: Look who returned to the lineup last night: Jeff Salazar. He went 1-for-5 with 2 Ks. Jeff Baker hit his 5th homer, a 2-run shot, in the 5-4 loss and now has 41 RBI. Ryan Shealy hit his 7th double and knocked in RBI #s 28 & 29 in game 30. Mike Esposito wasn't that hot last night as he allowed 10 hits and 5 runs in 6 1/3 innings. He did K 5, though, in this effort that brought his record to 2-6.
Tulsa: Ubaldo Jimenez picked up his 6th win after pitching 6 innings, allowing 3 hits and 1 run. He walked 2 and K'ed 5. Manuel Corpas picked up his 16th save. Ian Stewart picked up his 24th RBI despite going 0-for-4 with 2 Ks. Jordan Czarniecki hit his 6th homer for his 26th RBI.
Modesto: This was the Nuts' turn for a double-header. . . and they lost both. In the first game Jeff Dragicevich hits his first homer of the season, a three-run blast. Ryan Mattheus took the loss after going 5 innings and allowing 9 hits and 6 runs. The final score was 10-3.
In the second game, it was a little bit closer but still a loss (6-2). Michael Davies had both of the team's RBI. In Jake Postelwait's fourth start since being promoted to HiA, he has yet to get a win and has fallen to 0-2 for Modesto. He went 4 innings, allowedthat many hitsand double the amount of hits.
Asheville: Brandon Durden went 6 strong innings, though he did allow 10 hits. He gave up only 2 runs and K'ed 8, while allowing only 1 walk. Andrew Johnston picked up his 1st save of the season. Daniel Carte, Cole Garner, and Mike Paulk (2) all had RBI. Chris Nelson had 2 hits and his 6th SB of the season. EY Jr. accounted for 4 of the team's 13 Ks.