The Springs, L 0-3: Willy Taveras collected two of Colorado Springs' three hits last night. Josh Newman pitched two innings, allowed two hits, and walked one.
Tulsa, W 10-1: Christian Colonel (three-run), Jeff Dragicevich (solo), and Duke Sardinha (two-run) all had homers last night. Dragicevich also added two more RBI on a double early in the game. Ching-Lung Lo went the distance, walked three, and struck out seven.
Jordan Czarniecki has a chance to set a Drillers record.
Modesto: The Cal League has the day off.
Asheville, L 5-8: Mike McKenry and Jay Cox both had 3-for-5 nights with a double and some runs driven in, though Cox had more with his two. Andy Graham was hit hard in four innings by allowing seven runs on ten hits. Simon Ferrer relieved Graham, who allowed a two-run homer in the fifth before leaving without recording an out. Ferrer pitched the rest of the game and allowed one run on one hit. He allowed that one hit and two of his three walks in the fifth.
Tri-City, W 9-1: Darin Holcomb and Lars Davis both homered in this rout of Spokane. Davis also had a triple. Helder Velazquez and Kevin Clark each had two RBI. Velazquez (9) and Michael Mitchell (26) each stole a base. Robinson Fabian turned in an outstanding outing, allowing one unearned run in seven innings. He also struck out six. Austin Chambliss and Matthew Reynolds each had a perfect inning of relief.
Casper, L 4-5: The bottom of the order for the Rockies did all the damage last night. Zack Murry, Orlando Sandoval, and Warren Schaeffer all had two hits in the contest. Schaeffer knocked in three of the four runs. Jeff Fischer has run into some bad luck lately as he's still winless this season. He allowed three runs in six innings and struck out eight. Juan Nicasio blew the save in the seventh inning.