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Tuesday Pebble Report: Modesto, Grand Junction Open Up The Offenses

Modesto 14, Lancaster 4
The Nuts used innings of eight and four runs to demolish Lancaster pitching. In the eight-run fourth inning, Rafael Ortega and Hector Gomez each hit a two-run triple while Brett Tanos had one of his two doubles and drove in a run. Tanos went 4-for-6 with three runs scores and two RBI.

Jared Clark drove in his first run of the game on a sac fly in the fourth, but he unleashed his bat for a three-run home run (13) in the sixth inning.

Grand Junction 11, Orem 6
Julian Yan and Franmy Pena had the big bats in this game, hitting a grand slam and a three-run home run, respectively, in the fifth inning. Max White hit a double and stole a base, but also struck out three times. David Dahl picked up two singles and stole a base.

Grand Junction used seven pitchers in this contest.

Colorado Springs 5, Tacoma 4
Dustin Molleken and Mike Ekstrom nearly surrendered the lead to Tacoma in the final two innings of play by allowing three runs, but the Rainiers were able to completely collapse the Sky Sox relievers.

Sky Sox starter Carlos Torres threw five innings of one-hit ball. Chad Tracy drove in three runs, one on a solo home run (4) and two more on a double.

Springfield 5, Tulsa 1
Parker Frazier allowed four runs over five innings, three of those runs coming on a Jamie Romak three-run home run in the four-run first inning. Angelys Nina had a pinch-hit RBI single in the fifth inning for the only Drillers run of the game. Nolan Arenado has at least one hit in his last four games after singling in this one.

Augusta 3, Asheville 2
Asheville scored its two runs in the sixth inning on a Will Swanner single to left field and Trevor Story scoring on a Will Swanner stolen base that resulted in a throwing error by the catcher. Swanner went 3-for-4 at the plate.

Daniel Winkler allowed three runs, one in the fourth inning and two in the fifth, and completed six innings of work. He struck out five. Augusta's pitchers combined to strike out 13 batters, including Jared Simon four times.

Yakima 7, Tri-City 3 (11 innings)
Tri-City took a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning on Tom Murphy's three-run blast and then went scoreless for the next 10 innings. After Ryan Arrowood threw 3.2 shutout innings and struck out four, Trent Blank allowed three runs over the next 3.1 innings, two runs on a two-run home run.

In the top of the 11th inning, Chris Dennis allowed two singles and walked a batter to load the bases. Josh Parr then clubbed a grand slam. The Dust Devils went down quietly in the bottom of the inning on a called strike three and two ground outs.

DSL Rockies 8, DSL Reds 3
Angel Lezama struck out seven and allowed three runs (one earned) in five innings for the win. 2B Miguel Dilone went 3-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI. CF Marcos Derkes went 3-for-4 with two RBI.