Colorado Springs, L 4-9
Greg Smith allowed two runs over six innings, but Huston Street's rehab appearance is the story of this game. He gave up three runs on a double and three singles in the seventh. Juan Rincon also allowed three runs in one-third of an inning, though two scored when Damian Moss relieved him.
Chris Nelson hit his fourth homer of the season, a solo shot in the fourth. Travis Metcalf followed with a two-run shot. Dexter Fowler went hitless in three at-bats, but he also walked twice.
Modesto, W 10-2
Rob Scahill tossed seven good innings of ball. He allowed only a run and struck out nine. The offense exploded in the seventh inning, putting up a seven spot. Two runs scored as a direct results of three errors and four more scored on a Beau Seabury two-run single and a Scott Robinson two-run double. Robinson went 3-for-5 with a double, two runs, two solen bases (12), and two RBI. Ben Paulsen also checked in with three hits, two for doubles.
Tulsa, L 3-6
Greg Reynolds allowed two runs on a walk and three hits in 1 2/3 innings. Both runs scored in the second inning. He did not strike anyone out. Cory Riordan relieved him and allowed three runs over the next 5 1/3 innings. He struck out six. Daniel Mayora drove in two of the Drillers' three runs.
Asheville, W 5-3
Asheville used six pitchers to win this game. Starter Jonathan Vargas walked four and allowed six hits, but Kannapolis was only able to score one run off of him. Dan Perkins, Rhett Ballard, and Paul Bargas combined to throw three scoreless innings of relief. In the ninth, Sheng-An Kuo pitched to three batters and let them get on base by a walk, a hit, and an HBP. Leuris Gomez relieved him and allowed two runs to score on a walk and a force ground out. He finished the inning without another run scoring and picked up his first save.
Offensively, Eliezer Mesa drove in two, hit his sixth triple of the season, and stole his 16th base of the season. Angelys Nina collected four hits, and catcher Jose Gonzalez got three hits and scored twice.