Triple-A: Colorado Springs 2-0 W
Jeff Manship, Nick Schmidt and Logan Kensing combined to throw a shut out for Colorado Springs on Thursday. Manship worked 6.1 scoreless innings, while giving up just two hits and striking out 6. The Sky Sox held the Tucson Padres to just four hits.
Colorado Springs got their two runs on RBIs from Corey Dickerson and Lars Davis. With just six hits, the only extra base hit came from Charlie Culberson, a double.
Double-A- Tulsa 4-3 W
Christian Bergman turned a solid performance allowing three runs in seven innings of work. Joe Gardner and Cole White both pitched two scoreless innings behind him and White picked up the win in the 11th.
Tulsa outhit Arkansas 16-6, but they were only able to push across four runs. Dustin Garneau hit his 7th home run of the season in the 4th inning, but it was Jayson Langfels 7th home run in the top of the 11th -- a solo shot-- that propelled the Drillers to victory.
Class A Advanced: Modesto 2-0 L
Tyler Gagnon pitched six innings and gave up just two runs, but the Modesto offense was held in check all game.
Modesto managaed just four singles and two walks on the night. Ryan Casteel was 2-for-4, but Modesto was 0-for-7 with RISP.
Class A: Asheville 5-2 L 4-2 L
The Tourists' lost both games of a doubleheader on Thursday. In game one, Ben Hughes worked six innings and gave five runs to take the loss, just one run was earned thanks to errors behind him.
Matt Wessinger was 2-for-4 atop the lineup and despite 7 hits in seven innings, Asheville couldn't bunch anything together.
Game 2 saw more of the same from both teams as Asheville lost 4-2. Ryan Arrowood took the loss after giving up three runs in three innings.
Rosell Herrera was 2-for-3 with a double and his 61st RBI in the middle of the order, but it was to no avail as the offense once again combined for just two runs.
Class-A Short Season: Tri-City 5-3 W
Tri-City scored five runs in the first two innings and held on to win 5-3. Starter Ryan Warner, pitched 6.1 innings while allowing two runs to improve to 2-1 3.40 ERA on the season.
Warner was backed up by RBIs from Patrick Valaika, Alec Mehrten, and Julian Yan.
Roookie: DSL Rockies 6-4 L
Ismael Viloria took the loss after giving up five runs, four earned, in four innings.
Denzel Richardson had three RBIs and Henry Garcia had one.
Rookie: Grand Junction 10-8 W
Grand Junction held on to a late 9-1 lead and won 10-8 on Thursday. Starter Joel Payamps gave up three runs in 6.2 innings, but the bullpen struggled behind him until Jacob Newberry pitched the final 0.2 innings for the save.
GJ got 16 hits and five doubles, including three hit performances from Correlle Prime and Emerson Jiminez. Jose Briceno and Ryan McMahon also continue to hit well as they both collected two hits.