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Thursday Pebble Report: Terrin Vavra hits walk off grand slam for Boise

In a slow day for the minor league system, Boise made sure the excitement continued. Terrin Vavra swatted a walk off grand slam for the Hawks, his first home run of the season, to propel them to a 6-5 victory over the Vancouver Canadians. Vavra had all six RBI in the victory, hitting an RBI single and double earlier in the contest. Boise entered the ninth down 5-2 but two singles and a walk loaded the bases before Vavra sent everyone home happy with a line drive gland slam over the center field wall.

The thrilling comeback lifted Boise to a 15-11 record on the season.

In other action, Grand Junction rode 10 hits to a 7-2 victory and a return to .500 and Lancaster used strong pitching to settle in for another victory over Rancho Cucamonga. Other news and notes from the affiliates are below:

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Class A Advanced: Lancaster JetHawks 6, Rancho Cucamonga Quakes 2

Tyler Nevin (No.12 PuRP): 2-for-3, 2 R, RBI

Manuel Melendez: 2-for-5, 2 R

Ben Bowden (No.20 PuRP): 1 23 IP, 2 BB, 3 K

Class-A Short Season: Boise Hawks 6, Vancouver Canadians 5

Daniel Jipping: 2-for-3, 2 R

Terrin Vavra: 3-for-5, 2B, HR, 6 RBI

Matt Hearn: 2-for-5, 2 R

Rookie League: Grand Junction Rockies 7, Billings Mustangs 2

Grant Lavigne: 1-for-4, R

Daniel Montano: 1-for-3, 2 R

Will Golsan: 2-for-3, 2 RBI

Dominican Summer League: DSL Rockies 4, DSL Twins 1

Ronaiker Palma: 2-for-3, 2 R

Jesus Baptista: 1-for-2, 3B, 2 RBI

Helcris Olivarez: 5 IP, 4 K, 1 R

Dominican Summer League: DSL Colorado 7, DSL Giants 2

Walking Cabrera: 1-for-5, 2B, RBI

Luis De Avila: 4 IP, 5 K, R

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Triple-A Albuquerque: Brett Oberholtzer (4-7, 6.24 ERA) vs. Las Vegas

Double-A Hartford: Frank Duncan (1-3, 4.95 ERA) vs. Harrisburg

Class-A Advanced Lancaster: TBD vs. Rancho Cucamonga

Class-A Asheville: Lucas Gilbreath (4-4, 5.02 ERA) vs. Lakewood, TBD vs. Lakewood (Rain Makeup)

Class-A Short Season Boise: Nick Bush (0-1, 3.60 ERA) vs. Vancouver

Rookie Grand Junction: TBD vs. Billings

DSL Rockies: TBD vs. DSL Phillies Red

DSL Colorado: TBD vs. DSL Royals 2