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Monday Pebble Report: All our affiliates are belong to them

AAA - Colorado Springs: L 5-2 in 6 innings (51-64)
Brad Eldred went 2-for-3 with a walk and his 27th home run of the season. Michael McKenry hit his ninth home run of the year, as well. Alan Johnson pitched all six innings, and allowed five runs on ten hits - including three homers.

AA - Tulsa: L 4-1 (52-60)
Kiel Roling had the Drillers' only two hits - one of which was a solo home run. Cory Riordan was decent in six innings, allowing two earned runs on five hits while striking out six. However, he walked three batters and allowed two long balls. Rex Brothers also allowed a solo homer, but that was the only hit he gave up in two innings while striking out five batters. It looks like he's starting to adjust to the AA level after struggling mightily upon arriving.

A (Advanced) - Modesto: L 5-3 (57-56)
Erik Wetzel led the Nuts' offense by going 3-for-3 with an RBI and a walk. Thomas Field and Ryan Peisel each had two hits, and Ben Paulsen hit his 10th homer of the year in the loss. Josh Sullivan started the game and lasted just two innings, allowing three unearned runs on a hit and three walks. Kenneth Durst did a nice job in relief, as he tossed six hitless innings while allowing just one walk and striking out two and maintaining a 2-to-1 GO/FO ratio. Kurt Yacko took the loss as he gave up two runs on two hits in the top of the ninth inning.

A - Asheville: L 4-3 (54--57)
Eliezer Mesa, Jared Clark, and Avery Barnes each had two hits for the Tourists, who outhit Augusta 10-8 but still walked away with an L. Jonathan Vargas started the game and went 5.2 innings, allowing four runs on seven hits and three walks. He was hurt by two home runs.

A (Short Season) - Tri-City: L 4-3 in 10 innings (22-28)
Tri-City completed the affiliate-wide sweep as Nathan Hines (2-for-5) and Bryce Massanari (3-for-5) pretty much provided all of the Dust Devils' offense. Josh Hungerman went 4.1 innings and allowed an unearned run on a hit and four walks while notching five Ks.

Casper, as well as the DSL Rockies, had Sunday off.