Colorado Springs: W 5-0 in 7 innings (36-25)
Adam Eaton picked up his first win with the Sky Sox in game one of the doubleheader, as he pitched five strong innings, allowing just three hits and a walk while striking out two. Matt Miller, Matt Murton, and Mark Bellhorn each collected run-scoring doubles in the victory.
Colorado Springs: L 1-0 in 7 innings (36-26)
Brandon Hynick pitched very well, but the outing was wasted by the Sky Sox offense, who was shut down by Vegas' Davis Romero and two relievers. Hynick gave up just the one run on four hits in 6.1 innings, but the Springs only managed three hits in the contest. Despite the loss, the Sky Sox remained in first place - a half-game ahead of Salt Lake.
Tulsa: W 3-0 (31-29)
Esmil Rogers (5-2, 2.82 ERA) was brilliant in shutting down Springfield, as he struck out ten in eight innings and only gave up 5 hits - only one of which went for extra bases. He threw 104 pitches - 78 for strikes - and had a 1:1 GB/FB ratio. Offensively, there wasn't a whole lot going on, but Michael McKenry singled and walked three times in four plate appearances, and Daniel Mayora doubled, walked and scored two runs.
Modesto: L 7-3 (36-26)
Kenneth Durst allowed a second inning grand slam to San Jose's Brian Bocock and took the loss for the Nuts, despite pitching fairly well aside from that inning. He ended up allowing six runs on as many hits and struck out five. Unfortunately, he really did himself in by walking five batters as well. Maikol Gonzalez led Modesto offensively, as he contributed a single and a double and scored a run. Rhadames Nazario hit his third homerun of the year with two outs in the first inning to give the Nuts a short-lived 1-0 lead.
Asheville: L 8-7 in 10 innings (24-38)
Adam Jorgenson was tagged for an run-scoring double in the top of the tenth inning, and the Tourists were unable to answer in the bottom half of the inning and as a result, they suffered yet another loss. Parker Frazier showed signs of brilliance in his start, but was unable to get out of the fourth inning. He struck out 8 batters in 4.2 frames, but allowed three runs on seven hits. Five different Tourists enjoyed multi-hit games, led by Jordan Pacheco, who went 3-for-5, including his sixth home run of the season, and drove in a couple of runs. David Christensen had three hits as well, but it was not enough for Asheville, whose bullpen (specifically Jorgenson and Stephen Dodson) was, for the most part, ineffective.