The Springs, L 2-3: Seth Smith (10) and Joe Koshansky (15) hit homers back-to-back in the sixth innings. Bobby Keppel was perfect through 4 1/3 innings before allowing a double. He left after 7 1/3 innings and struck out seven. Josh Newman struck out four in 2 2/3 innings.
Tulsa, W 5-4: Bill Geivett watched Ryan Mattheus pitch last night. He struck out three and walked two, but in that article Geivett (and Stu Cole) will tell you how Mathheus pitched. The relief pitching was solid with Bright and Grube in the eighth and Steven Register recording his 28th save after pitching the ninth. Christian Colonel entered double-digit territory in the home run category after hitting his tenth last night. Corey Wimberly stole his 20th base.
Modesto, W 5-1: Xavier Cedeno followed his last start (7 IP, 9 K, 1 ER) with a similar one. He went six innings, struck out three, and allowed one earned run to pick up his fourth win. He also walked four, but had a 10-5 GO-FO. On offense, Jeff Kindel hit his seventh homer, while Cole Garner had a double and a triple in the game. EY Jr. stole his 52nd base and had a double. He has five doubles in his last 10 games.
Asheville, L 7-10: Anthony Jackson (4) and Mike McKenry (12) each had solo shots, with McKenry adding two more RBI to his one from the homer. Following up on his cycle from Sunday, Jhaysson Agustin had a double, the only other extra-base hit by the Tourists, and an RBI. Simon Ferrer allowed four runs on eight hits over seven innings and struck out four. Zach Simons allowed six run in the eighth inning by allowing three doubles, a few singles, two walks, and a sac fly.
Tri-City, L 3-7: Brandon Reichert and Helder Velazquez both had their first homers of the season in this contest, while Brian Rike knocked in Velazquez for his first RBI. Marco Duarte is making a huge impression in his first two relief appearances. After striking out three in three innings on Thursday, Duarte came in last night for another three innings and struck out five.
Casper, L 5-9: Down nine runs entering the bottom of the sixth, Casper was able to score five runs over the next two innings, but unable to come back. The Star Tribune will give you the game story.