Colorado Springs: W 7-4 (32-22)
Chris Frey hit a three-run home run, and Matt Murton had two hits in his first game back with the Sky Sox. In addition, Eric Young Jr. had three hits and a stolen base to raise his total to 37. Chris Iannetta went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts and a passed ball, as his rehab assignment nears the end. Alan Johnson pitched 6 strong innings to earn the victory as the bullpen, led by Juan Rincon - who picked up the final five outs of the game (four via the strikeout) - was able to hold on.
Tulsa: L 2-1 (29-24)
The Drillers' offense wasted a solid pitching performance by Samuel Deduno and two relievers. Deduno lasted 5 innings, allowing two runs on four hits while striking out five and walking three. John George and Adam Bright combined for three scoreless innings, but the bats stayed quiet, so Deduno took the loss. Tulsa's only run was scored on an RBI single by Brad Corley in the top of the fifth inning. No Driller had more than one hit.
Modesto: W 3-1 (32-23)
Jay Cox had three hits including a double, and Matt Repec hit his first home run of the year. Charlie Blackmon and Jason Van Kooten each added an RBI double for good measure. Connor Graham worked 6.2 innings, allowing a run on six hits while punching out five. Edgmer Escalona inherited some of Graham's traffic in the top of the seventh, but struck out Visalia's Manuel Ferrer to end the inning. After that, Matt hew Reynolds struck out the side in the eighth and Craig Baker pitched a 1-2-3 ninth to earn his 18th save.
Asheville: L 10-2 (20-35)
Asheville continued their losing ways, this time getting spanked by the Bowling Green Hot Rods. The Tourists were only able to muster up two hits in the game, one being a two-run triple off the bat of Delta Cleary in the bottom of the eighth with the Tourists already down by double digits. Carlos Martinez had the only other hit for Asheville. Ethan Hollingsworth, who had been pretty solid before tonight, was absolutely hammered - giving up 9 runs on 10 hits (two of which were home runs) in five innings of work. Two previously struggling relievers in Alan Deratt and Isaiah Froneberger (who had five K's in two innings) combined for four innings of scoreless relief in the losing effort.