Colorado Springs: Ryan Shealy hit his 14th homerun in the 7-4 loss last night. He now has 51 RBI and Jeff Baker has 59 after adding two yesterday. Chris Iannetta went 1-for-2 and also walked twice. In 9 games so far he has an OBP of .514. Ubaldo Jimenez made his second start on the AAA level and the results were much better this time. He went 6 2/3 innings and allowed 2 R on 7 H, but only K'ed 1.
Tulsa: Juan Morillo continues to battle bouts of wildness as he picked up his 5th loss in the 8-4 defeat. He lasted only 4 1/3 innings, saw 7 runs cross home on 8 hits and walked 6. He did, however, have an RBI for the Drillers. Koshansky, Colina and Bernier had the other RBI.
Modesto: Franklin Morales (5-6) came closer to a .500 record last night as the Nuts won 3-2 last night. He went 7 innings, allowed 1 unearned run and K'ed 5. Jeff Dragicevich had one RBI and Justin Nelson had the other two (it came off a homerun in the 4th).
Asheville: The Tourists were rained out and will play a double header tonight.
Tri-City: It was a third straight loss for the Dust Devils as they fell 6-3 to the Boise Hawks last night. Josh Banda (2) and Matt Repec (1) both had homers in the game. Aneury Rodriguez took his first loss of the season after going 4 2/3 innings. 5 R (3 ER) reached home plate on 7 H and he also K'ed 4. He also walked 3.
Casper: Ronny Lopez was pounded hard again last night in the 20-7 loss to Ogden as he gave up 10 R (8 ER) in 3 innings. The pitching didn't get much better after that as Sandy Espinosa gave up 5 runs, Michael Gibbs 4 runs and Henry Guzman 1. Gibbs and Guzman both had 2 wild pitches each. Helder Velzaquez hit his 1st homer for 2 RBI and had 4 total. Rauch, Perez and Clark also had an RBI each. The team struck out a total of 14 times last night.
Jay Cox should make his debut tonight for Casper.