Colorado Springs, W 5-4: Alvin Colina and Ian Stewart led the offensive charge last night for the Sky Sox. In the third inning, Colina his his second homer of the season and followed that in the next inning with an RBI double that scored Ian Stewart. Also in the fourth inning, Stewart hit his fourth double of the season and drove in two runs. Ryan Spilborghs had three hits and in the seventh inning he drove in Clint Barmes for the winning run.
Kim made another rehab start and things went well. He allowed three runs in six innings and struck out seven. Jentry Beckstead and Josh Newman pitched a scoreless eight inning and then gaveway to Ryan Speier and his seventh save.
Colina, Kim and Stewart were involved in Travis Hanson's failed attempt at stealing home in the second inning.
Tulsa, L 3-5: In the eighth inning, Christian Colonel doubled to start the inning and Chris Frey doubled on a ground ball in rightfield to score him. Corey Wimberly later had a sacrifice double play to score Frey, who had advanced to third base.
Oscar Rivera went three innings, allowed only one hit, and walked and struck out two. He allowed three runs (none earned) all in the third inning, mainly due to a throwing error by Christian Colonel. Darren Clarke pitched the final two innings of the game and struck out three.
Modesto, L 10-3: Daniel Carte led the second inning off with his first triple and Philip Cuadrado followed with a sac fly. Cuadrado also drove in a run on a ground out in the fourth and Jose Valdez doubled in Cuadrado in the sixth.
Tomas Santiago (5) and Daric Merrell (6) combined to walk 11 batters last night and both allowed five runs.
Asheville, W 11-8: The Tourists opened the game by scoring in six straight innings and in the Riverdogs' final four innings they put up two runs in each inning. Jhaysson Agustin had his first two homers of the season tonight, a two-run one in the second and a three-run shot in the fifth. Michael Paulk collected three hits, bringing his average back to .400. Jay Cox and Logan Wiens each drove in a run and Cox swiped his fifth base. With two outs in the seventh, Anthony Jackson hit his fourth triple, but failed to cross the plate as Hector Gomez (who had two hits) flied out to the right fielder. The A C-T will fill you in on Mikulik's win in his 1,000th game and on several Riverdogs gaffes that led to Tourists run.
Andrew Kreidermacher took the mound tonight and made the most of it. He went six innings and struck out five. In three starts this season, he's allowed a total of one earned run. Ethan Katz gave up two doubles in the eighth, with the second one scoring two runs. He pitched to four batters in the ninth, allowed two runs and then exited without an out recorded. Sean Jarrett recorded the next two outs and then gave way to Tommy Baumgardner and his first save.