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Wednesday Pebble Report: Texas League All-Stars Named; Offenses Non-Existent

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Colorado Springs, L 0-7
Esmil Rogers ran into serious problems during the second inning, allowing six runs to score on three singles, two doubles, and two walks. Matt WIlhite settled things down on the pitching side with four scoreless innings of relief, but the offense barely managed to get a hit off of Tacoma's Chris Seddon. Two of the four hits went for doubles, which was about it for the offense.

Tulsa places five in Texas League All-Star Game
Pitchers Bruce Billings, Scott Rice, and Keith Weiser, catcher Wilin Rosario, and Outfielder Jeff Kindel were named to the Northern Division All-Star Team yesterday. Kindel is currently on the DL and was replaced bu NW Arkansas OF Tim Smith.

Tulsa, L 2-4 (7 innings)
Charlie Blackmon's second home run of the season was the only highlight for the offense in the first game of the double header. Bruce Billings saw four runs score in 5 2/3 innings, three crossing the plate in the top of the sixth.

Tulsa, W 5-4 (8 innings)
Greg Reynolds, now activated as part of the Tulsa roster, went two innings, and allowed two runs. The two runs came on a first-inning homer. He also struck out two.Twenty of his 35 pitches went for strikes. Charlie Blackmon drove in three of Tulsa's five runs, including the game winning-one. He drew a bases-loaded walk to end the game in the bottom of the eighth.

Modesto, L 0-2
Ethan Hollingsworth gave up two solo shots (one in the third, one in the fourth), but other than that he kept Visalia in check over seven innings. Rex Brothers pitched a scorless eighth inning and struck out two. The offense managed three singles, a walk, and 11 strikeouts.

Asheville was rained out.