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Wins and losses and blowouts and shutouts for Rockies affiliates since Thursday

Colorado Rockies affiliates scoreboard and recaps for July 9-11, 2015.

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Triple-A: Albuquerque Isotopes 7, El Paso Chihuahuas 3 | box score

Parker Collects Four Hits In Isotopes 7-3 Win | Albuquerque Isotopes News
Albuquerque wasted no time jumping out front and never let off the gas Thursday evening. Trevor Story drew a one-out walk in the first inning and advanced to second on a wild pitch. He then scored on a single by Cristhian Adames, who later scored on Kyle Parker's double. El Paso plated a run in the home half of the frame, but the Isotopes responded with another run in the second on Tim Wheeler's RBI single. Albuquerque managed to put the game out of reach with a pair of two-run frames in the third and fourth. Angelys Nina blasted a two-run triple in the third. In the fourth, Rafael Ynoa picked up his first homer with the Topes, and Parker doubled in another run.

All the scoring came in the first four innings, with Kyle Parker being an offensive juggernaut. Parker went 3-5 with two doubles, two RBI, and a run scored. John Lannan went six innings, only allowing three runs despite giving up 11 hits. Trevor Story went 1-4, but with two runs scored and a walk.

Double A: Binghamton Mets 2, New Britain Rock Cats 1 | box score

The offense couldn't do much with six hits in a 2-1 loss to the Binghamton Mets. Zach Osborne was the lone player who picked up more than one hit, going 2-3 with a double and an RBI. Matt Flemer went seven innings, throwing 110 pitches with 78 for strikes. Flemer only allowed two runs, one of which came on a solo home run, and two walks, while striking out three.

High-A: Modesto Nuts 7, Inland Empire 66ers 4 | box score

Top of the Order Does Bulk of the Damage in 7-4 Win | Modesto Nuts News
Raimel Tapia recorded his first four-hit game of the season in addition to a walk in five at bats as the leadoff man. Jordan Patterson cracked three hits in five at bats out of the two-hole for the Nuts (43-41; 10-4). Tapia recorded two RBI and two runs scored. Patterson drove in a pair and scored a run to secure the series victory and set up a chance for a sweep on Friday night in the four-game series finale.

Starter Zach Jemiola improved to a 3-2 record on the season, going six innings and allowing eight hits. He gave up four runs, though only three were earned.

Class A: Asheville Tourists 6, Greenville Drive 3 | box score

Two-Out Hits The Difference In Rivalry Win | Asheville Tourists News
The Asheville Tourists continued their winning ways on Thursday night and did so against one of their Southern division rivals in the Greenville Drive. The biggest factor in the victory: two-out hitting. All six of the Tourists runs came on two-out RBI base hits. The pitching was stellar and helped Asheville prevail with a 6-3 victory.

Yonathan Daza, Max George, and Jairo Rosario all collected two RBI each, with Rosario hitting a two-run homer to help the Tourists to a 6-3 victory.

Short-Season A: Everett AquaSox 7, Boise Hawks 2 | box score

Designated hitter Kevin Padio collected both RBI in the game in this 7-2 loss to Everett. Starter Colin Welmon threw five innings and gave up two runs, neither of which were earned. The pitching staff gave up a total of three earned runs in the duration of the game.

Rookie: DSL Rockies 4, DSL Yankees1 5 | box score

Joel Diaz went 2-4 with two doubles and two runs scored while Jose Gomez went 3-4 with a run scored and a double, but that wasn't enough to help the DSL Rockies go for a win.


Double-A: New Britain Rock Cats 9, New Hampshire Fisher Cats 1 | box score

Rock Cats Hit New Hampshire Hard At Home | New Britain Rock Cats News
The Rock Cats' offense came ready to hit and showed it in the opening frames against New Hampshire starter RHP Murphy Smith. The righthander allowed five runs on six hits over the first two innings, highlighted by a two-run double by LF Mike Tauchman and RBI single from 1B Will Swanner in the bottom of the first and a double off the bat of CF Noel Cuevas that scored two in the second inning.

Starter Ryan Carpenter went seven innings, allowing five hits and the one run. He struck out seven and walked two, throwing 97 pitches, 68 for strikes.

High-A: Modesto Nuts 7, Inland Empire 66ers 5 | box score

Resilient Nuts Sweep 66ers With 7-5 Win | Modesto Nuts News
After giving up the lead briefly in the seventh, the Modesto Nuts secured a 7-5 victory over the Inland Empire 66ers to complete the four-game series sweep at John Thurman Field on Friday night.

Angel Rosa whacked a go-ahead grand slam for the 66ers (39-45; 5-10) in the seventh to knock starter Konner Wade out of the ballgame. Jacob Newberry (W, 1-0) entered and polished off the seventh with a couple of strikeouts.

Right away, in the bottom of the seventh, the Nuts (44-41; 11-4) scored three runs charged to 66ers' starter Victor Alcantara (L, 0-1) to take the lead for good. Correlle Prime delivered a RBI single to score Raimel Tapia. Rosell Herrera followed with a RBI double to plate Jordan Patterson. On the throw to second, Herrera took out the 66ers shortstop Roberto Baldoquin. While he was on the ground, Prime came home to score the go-ahead run.

Jacob Newberry, Trent Daniel, Matt Carasiti combined for three scoreless innings in relief, giving up three hits and striking out four.

Class-A: Asheville Tourists 9, Greenville Drive 6 | box score

Battling Tourists Beat Drive 9-6 | Asheville Tourists News
Asheville Tourists' starting pitcher Helmis Rodriguez entered Friday night's game having not allowed a run in his last 14 innings pitched. The Greenville Drive made Rodriguez work and although the Tourists lefty did not have his best stuff, the offense picked him up with some big hits. The Tourists ended up with a 9-6 win; their fourth victory in a row.

Shortstop Luis Jean went 4-4 with a double and two runs scored. The six RBI in the game was spread between Drew Weeks, Shane Hoelscher, Yonathan Daza, and Jairo Rosario.

Short Season A: Boise Hawks 8, Everett AquaSox 6 | box score

Rehabbing David Dahl went 0-5 and struck out once in the Hawks' 8-6 victory. Kevin Padlo went 3-3 with a double, two runs scored, an RBI, and a walk. Ryan McCormick begun the game by throwing the first five innings, striking out two and allowing three runs. Jack Wynkoop followed McCormick and threw the last four innings, striking out two and allowing three runs. Despite that, he held on for the win.

Rookie: DSL Rockies 9, DSL Yankees1 4 | box score

Catcher Javier Guevara drove in three of the DSL Rockies' nine runs, including a solo homer, and also scored two runs.

Rookie: Helena Brewers 10, Grand Junction Rockies 5 | box score

Juan Pena pitched 0.0+ innings in relief, allowing three hits and two walks, all of which scored and lead to a blown save. Starter Parker French threw five innings of shutout ball and struck out five.

Rookie: Grand Junction Rockies 8, Helena Brewers 4 | box score

The Grand Junction Rockies finished the doubleheader with an offensive explosion that lead them to an 8-4 victory. Third baseman Chris Keck and rightfielder Jensen Park both drove in three runs apiece. Jonathan Piron went 2-4 with two runs scored.


Triple-A: El Paso Chihuahuas 4, Albuquerque Isotopes 0 | box score
Albuquerque Isotopes 9, El Paso Chihuahuas 2 | box score

Isotopes Split Doubleheader At El Paso | Albuquerque Isotopes News
THE TURNING POINT, GAME ONE: The Isotopes never got their offense rolling in game one. El Paso struck for a run in the fourth on three consecutive singles. The Chihuahuas added three more runs in the sixth inning on a three-run home run by Jake Goebbert.

THE TURNING POINT, GAME TWO: Game two was much more in Albuquerque's favor as it jumped on the board first with a solo home run from Dustin Garneau in the second. The Chihuahuas briefly took the lead with single runs in the second and third innings. Garneau again drove in a run with a double in the fourth to tie the game and then drove in three more runs with a single in the fifth to put Albuquerque on top for good. The Topes would go on to add another run in the sixth and two more in the seventh to pull away.

Dustin Garneau went 3-4 with two runs scored and four RBI in game two. The game one offense was limited to four hits, with Rafael Ynoa, Roger Bernadina, Tim Smalling, and Boone Whiting getting one hit each.

Double-A: New Hampshire Fisher Cats 4, New Britain Rock Cats 2 | box score

In his first start with the Rock Cats, Harrison Musgrave threw five innings, striking out four, walking two, and allowing three runs on 86 pitches. Not a bad Double-A debut.

Rightfielder Dean Espy collected the team's lone RBI on a solo home run.

High-A: San Jose Giants 2, Modesto Nuts 0 | box score

Nuts Shutout 2-0 in Series Opener | Modesto Nuts News
After recording 43 hits in their last four games, the Modesto Nuts managed just one in the 2-0 loss to the San Jose Giants on Saturday night at John Thurman Field.

Chase Johnson (W, 5-3) tossed seven, dominant innings against the Nuts (44-42; 11-5). The righty allowed a leadoff single in the first, but that was it. He retired the next 12 in order and the only other baserunners reached on two walks.

Wilson Soriano was the only player who got aboard via base hit in the game. He also stole a base.

Johendi Jiminian went 5.2 innings, allowing two runs, one of which was earned, and striking out six.

Class A: Greenville Drive 11, Asheville Tourists 8
Four Tourists Home Runs Not Enough To Hold Off Hot Hitting Drive | Asheville Tourists News

On Saturday night the Asheville Tourists set a season-high in Home Runs hit with four. Unfortunately, the Greenville Drive also swung the bats well and overcame a late four-run deficit to beat Asheville 11-8. The loss snapped the Tourists' four-game winning streak and gave the Drive their first win of the series.

Drew Weeks was one of many players who had an outstanding game at the plate. Weeks put Asheville on the board with a two-out solo Home Run in the bottom of the first. Omar Carrizales made it 2-0 with a solo blast in the third. Carrizales has now hit six Home Runs since June 1; prior to that he had not hit one in his three year professional career.

Left fielder Drew Weeks hit two home runs in the Tourists' loss to the Greenville Drive. He went 2-5 overall with four RBI.

Starter Ryan Castellani threw four innings. He allowed three runs, two earned, and struck out five.

Short Season-A: Everett AquaSox 8, Boise Hawks 4 | box score

Jones' Two-Run Jack The Only Splash as Hawks Fall | Boise Hawks News
Logan Sawyer received his first start at Memorial Stadium for the Hawks and gave up three early runs before settling down to pitch five solid innings, giving up three earned runs on five hits with five strikeouts and picking up his first loss of the season.

Markos Derkes went 0-2 with three walks in the loss. Salvador Justo threw 0.2 clean innings, improving his ERA to 1.23.

Rookie: DSL Rockies 9, DSL Mets1 5 | box score

Ramon Marcelino went 4-4 with two runs scored while Hidekel Gonzalez drove in three runs, going 1-3 with a double and a run scored.

Henry Garcia threw three innings in relief, allowing one unearned run and striking out three.

Rookie: Grand Junction Rockies 7, Billings Mustangs 4 | box score

Park's big night lifts Rockies over Mustangs | Grand Junction Rockies News
Jensen Park tripled twice, scored two runs, drove in a run, and walked as the Grand Junction Rockies beat the Billings Mustangs Saturday night at Suplizio Field 7-4.

Park gave the Rockies the lead when he tripled home Tyler Nevin in the second inning. Then on the next pitch, Chris Rabago singled him home to give the Rockies a 2-0 lead. Brendan Rodgers increased the lead when he followed Jonthan Piron's third inning triple with an RBI single.

Chris Rabago went 2-4 with two RBI in the Grand Junction win. James McMahon threw three innings in relief, striking out three and allowing three runs.