The Springs, W 6-5: It wasn't the best night for Franklin Morales to make his home debut. He went 4 1/3 innings, allowed five runs on nine hits, walked four, and struck out five. He threw 48 of his 84 pitches for strikes. Matt Macri hit a three-run homer, his first at the Triple-A level, to give the Sky Sox the lead. Joe Gaetti also added two RBI.
Tulsa, W 8-4: Ryan Mattheus went 5 2/3 innings, allowed three runs, and struck out on his way to his ninth win. Former major leaguer Todd Williams made his first appearance for the Drillers and allowed one run in his one inning of work. Jonathan Herrera, Chris Frey, and Christian Colonel all had multi-hit games, with Herrera including a triple. Colonel has a 13-game hitting streak. Herrera (17) and Frey (9) stole a bag each, too.
Modesto, W 5-2: Chaz Roe came within one out of throwing a complete game shutout before a two-out, two-RBI double by Mark Wagner ended any chance of that. He allowed six hits and struck out four. EY Jr., Justin Nelson, and Cole Garner each had two hits and an RBI.
Asheville, L 4-10: Simon Ferrer was touched for 10 runs last night over five innings, six of the runs off four homers. Josh Sullivan pitched two innings, walked one, and struck out one. Michael Marbry pitched one inning in between Ferrer and Sullivan. He played in 10 games for the GCL Braves last season, mostly as a shortstop. Mike McKenry hit his fifteenth homer, a two-run shot, as part of his three-RBI night.
Tri-City, W 6-5: Darin Holcomb hit his 10th homer and Brian Lapin had his first homer on the way to victory. Bruce Billings went six innings, allowed four runs, and struck out five.
Casper, W 7-3: Parker Frazier had the best start of his season last night after pitching five inning of two-hit baseball. Both runs he allowed were unearned. Joey Williamson went 2 1/3 innings of relief for his first save and recorded his first save. Scott Robinson and David Christensen drove in two apiece, and Jordan Pacheco and Zack Murry had three hits each. Carlos Martinez had a double, the only extra-base hit of the 15 hits by the offense last night.