The Springs, L 3-6
Chris Iannetta didn't have a hit (he did walk), but Cole Garner and veteran Jay Payton each hit a homer in the sixth. Garner's, his fifth of the season, was a solo shot and Payton's was a two-run shot.
Chaz Roe allowed only two hits over six innings, and Matt Reynolds struck out two in the seventh inning. Taylor Buchholz blew the save, allowing four runs on three hits and a walk. Two of the runs scored on a homer.
Tulsa, W 4-2
Bruce Billings turned in a quality start with six innings of no-run ball. He scattered five hits, walked two, and struck out three. Oh, and he hit a home run to right field in the fifth inning. Kiel Roling went 1-for-4 with a double and struck out three times.
Modesto, L 3-13
This was a conclusion to the April 11 game against San Jose. Brian Rike had two doubles and the pitching sucked with Kenny Durst, Jonnathan Aristil, and Stephen Dodson allowing 13 runs. Dodson's three runs were all unearned,
Modesto, W 4-1 (7 innings)
Kenny Durst started this game and did quite well last night, allowing a run on four hits in six innings. Adam Jorgenson picked up his 13th save after allowing two hits and striking out two in the seventh. Maikol Gonzalez went 2-for-2 with a triple and an RBI. Jimmy Cesario drove in the other two runs, and Thomas Field walked three times.
Asheville, W 7-6
Nolan Arenado made his 2010 debut and made an impact right away. He went 2-for-4 with two RBI. Fellow 2009 draftee Kent Matthes added a double and two RBI. Eliezer Mesa went 3-for-5 with two RBI, and Jared Clark went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI to round out the scoring. Angelys Nina stole his 11th base, but also committed two fielding errors.
Chad Rose threw three scoreless innings in relief of starter Juan Gonzalez. Sheng-An Kuo picked up his second save after pitching a scoreless 1 1/3 innings.