Casper: Ubaldo Jimenez did not have the best start, but Wandy Rodrgiuez was just as bad in fewer innings. Rodrgiuez allowed nine runs in three and a third innings while U-Ball allowed eight runs in nine hits in five innings. He walked four and struck out four. Josh Wilson collected three hits and three RBI, while Omar Quintanilla and Carlos Rivera both had two RBI. Salazar, Matsui and Iannetta each had an RBI.
Tulsa: Juan Morillo pitched a nice game last night in six and two-third innings. He allowed two runs, walked two and struck out nine. Seth Smith hit his thirteenth home run in the second inning for two RBI. Koshansky added two more RBI for ninety-three on the season and walked three times. Jeff Dragicevich was promoted to Tulsa and went one for three in his debut.
Modesto: Franklin Morales also performed well last night for seven innings and the win. He struck out eight and walked only two. Jonathan Herrera hit a solo shot for his fourth home run, had two more RBI, walked twice and stole his twenty-fourth base.
Asheville: The Tourists overcame a rough start by Chaz Roe to win 14-13. Chris Nelson had the biggest night as he drove in five runs and hit a two-run home run and a double. Mike Paulk followed Nelson's performance up with four RBI of his own and a two-run home run. Eric Young stole two bases for seventy-one on the season, Fowler his thirty-second and Cole Garner his twenty-seventh. Roe went three innings, allowed eight runs (five earned) on six hits and walked five. Andrew Johnston recorded his fourteenth save.
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Casper: Brandon Hynick continues his strong performance for Casper after pitching five innings, allowing no runs on three hits and striking out six. He is now 4-2 on the season. Hector Gomez hit his fifth home run, a solo shot, and had three RBI on the night in the 8-2 victory. Pedro Perez and Maruis Loupadiere also had two RBI each. Wiens, Cox and Rauch each walked twice.