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Colorado Rockies prospects: Zach Jemiola dominates, Asheville blasts Kannapolis

The Asheville Tourists are on a roll and so is their staff ace, Zach Jemiola.

Caitlin Rice

Asheville 13, Kannapolis 2 | MiLB.com Box |

Player of the game: Zach Jemiola/Josh Fuentes

Education Day Blowout Win Sends Tourists To Series Sweep | Asheville Tourists News

The Tourists led 13-0 before a pair of ninth inning, unearned runs by the visitors resulted in a 13-2 final score.

Josh Fuentes put Asheville on the board with an RBI single in the first. The Tourists added five more in the second. Emerson Jimenez and Max White delivered back-to-back RBI singles and Shane Hoelscher clubbed his first Home Run of the season; a three-run blast to left. In the third, Luis Jean singled home Forrest Wall and Fuentes made it 8-0 with a solo Home Run in the fourth. Asheville erased any doubt with another five-run inning in the fifth.

Zach Jemiola continued his brilliant 2015 campaign with a six inning pitching performance. Jemiola held Kannapolis scoreless while surrendering only two hits; a pair of ground ball singles that snuck through the infield.

Fuentes finished 3-for-5 with three RBI and a triple shy of the cycle. Hoelscher, Jean, and Wes Rogers all came away with multi-hit performances. Asheville finished with 33 runs in the three game series and is currently riding a season-high four game win streak.

Modesto 2, San Jose 3 | MiLB.com Box |

Player of the Game: D.J. Snelten (San Jose SP)

Passed Ball Drops Nuts 3-2 | Modesto Nuts News

The Modesto Nuts tied the game in the ninth but a passed ball brought in the walk-off run for the San Jose Giants in the Nuts' 3-2 loss at Municipal Stadium on Wednesday night. Rosell Herrera delivered an infield RBI single to tie the game at two in the ninth against Giants' (14-26) closer Dan Slania (W, 1-2).

In the bottom of the ninth, Trent Daniel (L, 1-2) retired the first two hitters before giving up a single to Dylan Davis who moved to third on Ty Ross's double. With Brandon Bednar at the plate, Nuts' (20-20) catcher Wilfredo Rodriguez had a ball kick off his glove to allow the walk-off run to score. Harrison Musgrave threw well for Modesto in his start. The southpaw tossed 5.2 innings allowing four hits and two runs with no walks and four strikeouts.

New Britain 3, Akron 4 | MiLB.com Box |

Tommy Murphy went 2-4 with a double and two RBI. Trevor Story was 1-4 with a walk and David Dahl was 0-5 with three strike outs.

Matt Flemer pitched six innings, striking out a lofty eight batters, and allowing only one run and walking only one.

Carlos Estevez made his Double-A debut and gave up two hits but no runs, striking out one in an inning of work.