Colorado Springs, W 16-15 in 10 innings: Down 5-7 entering the top of the eighth, the Sky Sox saw five more runs cross in that part of the frame. Then in the bottom of the eighth, the Sky Sox scored nine runs to take a 14-12 lead, mostly on RBI singles. Steven Register blew the save in the ninth and Joel Peralta allowed another run in the top of the 10th. However, Eric Young, Jr. hit a two-run double in the bottom of the 10th to win the game.
Carlos Gonzalez continues to use his bat for good, going 4-for-5 with six RBI. He fell a triple short of the cycle can capped things off with a three-run homer in the nine-run eighth inning. Eric Young went 2-for-3 with two doubles, three RBI and walked three times.
Alan Johnson was roughed up for seven runs in five innings. Randy Flores allowed five runs in an inning of work.
Tulsa, L 5-8: Austin Chambliss took the loss after he allowed three runs in the top of the ninth to break a 5-5 tie. Andy Graham started the game and allowed two solo homers in five innings. Jon George allowed the other three runs.
Chaz Roe was scheduled to start, but while warming up before the rain-delayed game started he experienced some pain on his left side.
Jeff Kindel went 1-for-2 and drove in three runs. Cole Garner added two hits.
Modesto, L 6-7: Kenny Durst didn't fare well last night, allowing seven runs in 4 1/3 innings. He struck out five and threw two wild pitches. One of those wild pitches allowed a run to score. Joey Williamson and Carlos Luna held Bakersfield to two hits and no runs over the rest of the game (though Williamson did allow an inherited runner to score).
Jay Cox hit a two-run homer, Hector Gomez collected three hits (all singles) and an RBI, and Charlie Blackmon stole his seventh base.
Asheville, W 5-3: Christian Friedrich may have racked up a few more strikeouts had he not thrown a brushback pitch and been ejected during last night's game. He allowed two runs on four hits and three walks in five innings. He struck out six. The two runs came on a two-run homer in the fourth inning. Michael Marbry came in and picked up the win, now 3-0 on the season.
David Christensen is doing all right. He went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a homer, and two RBI. Jimmy Cesario chipped in a two-run homer, and Scott Robinson swiped his 13th base.