Colorado Springs, W 6-2: Jayson Nix had a grand slam last night, and Clint Barmes hit a triple as part of his four hits in the contest. Kevin Walker struck out three in the complete game victory.
Tulsa, W 9-5: Chris Frey doubled in a run in the five-run first inning, and Jordan Czarniecki had a two-run homer right after that double. Corey Wimberly had four singles last night, the night after he hit his first homer.
Ryan Mattheus went six innings and allowed four runs on 11 hits, but also had an 11-6 GO-FO and one strikeout. Only one of those 11 hits went for extra bases (a double). Judd Songster went the last three innings of the game and struck out three.
Modesto, L 2-7: Daniel Carte hit his eighth homer, and that was about it on offense. Xavier Cedeno allowed three runs on nine hits in five innings. Andrew Johnston pitched the sixth inning and allowed a run.
Asheville, L 1-4: Jay Cox had two of the Tourists' six hits and drove in the only run. Simon Ferrer went eight innings and allowed 11 hits, a triple being the only extra base hit. 13-8 GO-FO with three strikeouts.
Tri-City, L 6-7 in 15 innings: Robinson Fabian pitched a strong six innings last night as he allowed one run and struck out four. Then in the eighth inning, Kenny Durst and Agustin Arias allowed four runs to bring the game to a 6-5 Tri-City lead. After a ninth inning Spokane run, the game went on for a few more innings. Craig Rodriguez pitched the last 3 2/3 innings, allowing the winning run on a sac fly.
Mike Mitchell drove in three runs on two singles. Mauris Loupadiere had his first extra base hit, a double that scored a run.
Casper, L 6-8: Shane Lowe had the golden sombrero last night, while David Christensen had three. There were six errors in the field (two by Leonardo Reyes), but there were also four stolen bases. Chris Vasami drove in three runs.
Juan Nicasio allowed three runs, all unearned as a result of the porous defense. Mitch Lively went 1 1/3 innings and didn't allow any hits or runs.
From the Casper Star-Tribune:"This is one that we pissed away," Casper manager Tony Diaz said. "I told my guys, I'm not concerned about the errors, but if you're not disciplined and you make mental errors like that, that's when you have a problem."