The Springs, W 4-1: Jason Hirsh won his first game in what is likely to be his last start for the Sky Sox. He didn't allow a run in 6 1/3 innings pitched, but did walk three. Edwin Bellorin hit his ninth homer, but Seth Smith was unable to come up with another hit. He did drive in his 63rd run.
Tulsa, W 4-1: Despite walking five batters, Ching-Lung Lo went seven innings and allowed only one run on one hit last night. He also struck out four. Jarrett Grube and Steven Register pitched perfect innings of relief to limit Arkansas to a total of one hit the entire game. Aaron Rifkin doubled in two runs in the top of the ninth inning to give the Drillers a more comfortable lead entering the bottom of the frame.
Modesto, W 3-1: Chaz Roe had a great start last night, allowing one run on two hits over six innings. He struck out nine. Tomas Santiago, Jonathan George, and Pedro Strop pitched the final three innings and saw no runs score. Strop picked up his fifth save. Jeff Kindel and Daniel Carte each drove in a run in the sixth inning to put the Nuts ahead.
Tri-City, W 8-6: Darin Holcomb hit two homers last night for eight this season. Helder Velazquez drove in two, and Everth Cabrera drove in one. Bruce Billings was touched for five runs in 4 1/3 innings.
Casper, L 2-7: Zack Murry had two hits and scored twice in a lackluster night for the offense. This was actually a close game before the eight inning. For the first five, Juan Nicasio struck out four and allowed two runs. Jonnathan Aristil came in for the eighth inning and allowed three runs on two home runs.