The Springs, W 13-9: Eric Young, Jr. and Matt Miller had big nights. Young went 4-for-5 with a double, an RBI, three runs scored, and his 28th stolen base. Miller went 4-for-5 with a double, two runs scored, and five RBI. Christian Colonel hit a two-run homer for his second on the season. Carlos Gonzalez had a triple and two walks.
The Triple A level doesn't like Matt Belisle much either. He allowed five runs on five hits and three walks in 3 2/3 innings. He also had a balk.
Tulsa, W 6-2: Brandon Durden made a successful Double A debut last night. He allowed one run (unearned) on four hits and three walks in five innings. Ryan Harvey had a two-run homer, and Darin Holcomb hit his first longball of the season.
Modesto, L 0-2: Bruce Billings struck out 13 Inland Empire batters in the losing effort. He allowed an unearned run in 6 2/3 IP.
Asheville, W 3-2: Jimmy Ceasrio and Tyler Massey combined to knock in the three runs in the first, third, and fourth innings. Carlos Martinez and Kiel Roling each had two hits.
In his 2009 debut, Juan Nicasio went four innings, allowed a run (on a homer), walked two, and struck out three. Stephen Dodson pitched the next two innings, allowed a run (on a homer), walked one, and struck out three. Adam Jorgenson struck out three in the ninth ti pick up his ninth save.