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Colorado Rockies prospects: Ryan McMahon hits pair of home runs in Nuts loss

Ryan McMahon hit a pair of home runs, but Modesto lost one of several close games played by Rockies affiliates.

Triple-A - Albuquerque Isotopes 4, Memphis Redbirds 2 (11 innings)

Isotopes Outlast Memphis 4-2 In 11 Innings | Albuquerque Isotopes News
After stringing together scoreless frames, the Isotopes were finally able to break through with two runs in the 11th. An intentional walk to Bernadina loaded the bases, and Angelys Nina delivered a clutch two-out, two-RBI double to give the Isotopes the 4-2 lead and eventual win.

Isotopes relievers Rex Brothers and Jairo Diaz combined to pitch three hitless innings to close the game out, walking just one and striking out five.

High-A - Visalia Rawhide 13, Modesto Nuts 12 (10 innings)

Nuts Crack Four Homers in 13-12 Loss | Modesto Nuts News
Ryan McMahon cracked two homers but the Modesto Nuts fell in walk-off fashion to the Visalia Rawhide 13-12 in ten innings on Monday night at Recreation Park.

Outfielder Raimel Tapia added three hits to McMahon's pair of home runs, but it was not enough as the Nuts allowed five unearned runs in an extra-inning loss to Visalia.

In other news from Modesto, starting pitcher Alex Balog, who pitched 7⅔ hitless innings on Saturday was names California League Pitcher of the Week:

Low-A - Kannapolis Intimidators 8, Asheville Tourists 4

The Intimidators rallied for 5 runs in the 9th to beat Asheville | Kannapolis Intimidators News
Asheville overcame a 3-1 deficit with a three-run frame in the home half of the seventh. The Tourists pounded out three extra-base hits, including an RBI-double by Dom Nunez and run-scoring triple by Yonathan Daza to take a 4-3 lead.

The Tourists entered the ninth with a 4-3 lead, but closer Josh Michalec committed three errors and allowed five runs in the top of the ninth as the Intimidators took the win.

Short-Season A - Eugene Emeralds 7, Boise Hawks 4

Emeralds Crack Hawks 7-4 | Boise Hawks News
The Hawks got on the board first, putting up a three spot in the second inning off Emeralds starting pitcher, Kyle Miller. Terry McClure and Wesley Jones hit back-to-back one out singles that set up Wilkyns Jimenez for an RBI single. Newly acquired Boise Hawk, Jensen Park followed with a two-run triple to right field and the Hawks took a 3-0 lead.

Hawks starter Jack Wynkoop allowed just two runs in his five innings of work, but Eugene scored five runs in the final two innings to take the win.

Rookie - Grand Junction Rockies 6, Great Falls Voyagers 3

Rockies win to open series in Great Falls | Grand Junction Rockies News
With the aid of three runs in first and fifth innings, the Grand Junction Rockies drew even on their 7-game Montana road trip with a 6-3 win over the Great Falls Voyagers Monday night at Centene Stadium.

Eight different Rockies had hits and five Rockies had doubles as Grand Junction cruised to a win.

DSL - DSL Rockies 10, DSL Mariners1 2
Rockies third baseman Joel Diaz had a pair of doubles and starting pitcher Alexander Guillen pitched five shutout innings as the Rockies took down a talented Mariners squad.