Colorado Springs, W 7-6: Ryan Spilborghs (2-run homer) and Edwin Bellorin (3-run homer) led the offensive attack last night. Spilborghs also drove in a third run on a sac fly and Cory Sullivan tripled in Tim Olson for the other RBI (and stole two bases). Jorge DePaula had another effective outing despite walking four. He went six and allowed two runs on four hits. Bobby Keppel allowed four runs in 2/3 IP. After opening the eighth with a homer to Vince Sinisi, Keppel allowed a ground-rule double and walked two. Ryan Speier relieved Keppel and allowed all the inherited runners to score.
Tulsa, L 4-5: Corey Wimberly picked up his first two hits since returning to action, walked twice and stole his second base. Joe Gaetti clubbed his third homer. Ching-Lung Lo had an uneven outing since he went five innings and picked up the win, but the other stuff, not that great. He allowed five runs on four hits and walked four.
Modesto, W 8-4: Brandon Hynick continues to astound opposing batters as he recorded his fourth win. He gave up his first run of the season, but allowed only three hits and struck out six. David Arnold, on the other hand, allowed three runs in 1/3 IP. Andrew Johnston picked up his sixth save after ending the game while the bases were loaded.
Daniel Carte had a five-for-five night with three doubles. He drove in one run, along with Fowler, Cuadrado, Garner and Robledo. Chris Nelson had two for 19 on the season.
Xavier Cedeno starts today for the Nuts.
Asheville, W 6-4: Aneury Rodriguez continues to show encouraging results as he went six innings, allowed one earned run (four in total) on six hits and struck out four batters. Craig Baker pitched the seventh and picked up his first win of the season.
Free Logan Wiens! He had a three-run double in the seventh to put the Tourists in line for the win after being down 4-3 to start that inning. Hector Gomez committed his 10th error and the entire team struck out twelve times.
Here's a recap of the first month of the the season for the Tourists.