Colorado Springs, W 12-4: Valerio De Los Santos allowed two unearned runs and walked three in five innings. Josh Towers entered in the seventh inning and allowed two runs on five hits to "blow" the save. Luckily for him, the offense in the bottom of the seventh had something to say about that.
Earlier in the game, Doug Bernier hit his ninth homer, a two-run shot, and Edwin Bellorin had another triple, this time bringing in a run. In the bottom of the seventh, Christian Colonel started the scoring with an RBI single, which was (after a pitching and defensive changes) followed by a Joe Koshansky grand slam. A few batters later, Chris Frey had a two-run triple and then scored on an Humberto Cota single.
Tulsa: Postponed due to rain. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader when Midland hosts Tulsa over the weekend.
Dexter Fowler's season would be complete if he wins the gold medal with Team USA and then gets called up.
Modesto, L 2-6: Jhoulys Chacin wasn't his usual sharp self last night. He allowed six runs on nine hits in five innings. He struck out six and walked one. Those runs were split evenly between the third and fifth innings with two of them put on the scoreboard by a home run. Andy Graham, Tommy Baumgardner, and James Burok allowed one hit over the last four innings
Matt Repec and Nelson Robledo each had two hits. One of those hits for both went for doubles; Mike McKenry also had a double.
Asheville, W 9-8 in 10 innings: Despite two runs allowed in the top of the 10th, the Tourists came back to win in the bottom of the inning. Brian Rike started the inning with a walk and advanced to second on a Darin Holcomb single. Both moved to theor next respective bases on a Jeff Cunningham walk. Bo Bowman then singled in Rike and Holcomb. Kevin Clark put down a sac bunt to move Cunningham into scoring position, who scored the winning run on a David Christensen single.
Darin Holcomb went 3-for-5, two of those being doubles (42). The first double scored two in the first inning. Beau Seabury hit his first homer of the season, and Everth Cabrera stole his 69th base.
Tri-City, W 3-2: Down by a run in the bottom of the ninth, a Patrick Rose RBI ground out and a Jordan Pacheco RBI single tied and won the game for the Dust Devils. Pacheco also had an RBI triple in the previous inning to put his team on board for the first time in the game.
Parker Frazier allowed two runs in 6 2/3 innings. J.R. Murphy struck out three in 1 1/3 innings of relief.
Casper, W 8-7: Wilin Rosario hit two homers, both solo shots, and is now at 11 for the season. Kiel Roling hit his fourth, a two-run shot. Chad Jacobsen went 2-for-4 and drove in two runs. Delta Cleary and Zack Murry knocked in the other runs.
Dan Houston went five innings, allowed four runs on four hits, struck out four, and walked three. Brandon Walker didn't allow a run in his inning of work, but Alan Deratt was charged with two runs after Isaiah Froneberge allowed those inherited runners to score. Kurt Yacko picked up his eighth save after allowing an unearned run in the bottom of the ninth.