Colorado Springs 13, Tacoma (AAA) 4
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Ivan De Jesus doubled and singled, driving in a run and also scoring one as the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (61-39) topped the Tacoma Rainiers (52-51) 13-4 on Tuesday.
Chris Colabello homered and singled with three RBIs and two runs for Col. Springs.
Col. Springs grabbed a 3-1 lead in the fourth after Nick Noonan hit a two-run double and then scored on a sacrifice fly by Keon Broxton.
Col. Springs later scored in three additional innings, including a five-run sixth, when Colabello hit a three-run home run to help finish off the blowout.
Col. Springs right-hander Angel Ventura (5-2) picked up a quality start and the win after allowing one run on seven hits over six innings. Opposing starter Casey Lawrence (2-4) took the loss in the Pacific Coast League game after a rough outing in which he allowed six runs and eight hits over five innings.
Arkansas (AA) 5, NW Arkansas 0
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Lindsey Caughel allowed just three hits over seven innings, leading the Arkansas Travelers (47-55) over the Northwest Arkansas Naturals (52-50) in a 5-0 win on Tuesday.
Caughel (8-8) picked up the win after he struck out seven.
In the sixth inning, Arkansas took a 1-0 lead on a single by Kyle Waldrop that scored Seth Mejias-Brean. The Travelers scored again in the seventh when Tyler Marlette and Waldrop hit two-run singles.
Zach Lovvorn (4-5) went one inning, allowing one run and three hits in the Texas League game.
Humberto Arteaga singled three times for the Naturals. NW Arkansas was held scoreless for the eighth time this season, while the Arkansas staff recorded its eighth shutout of the year.
San Jose 3, Modesto (High-A) 2
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Ronnie Jebavy hit a run-scoring single in the seventh inning, leading the San Jose Giants (43-59) to a 3-2 win over the Modesto Nuts (57-45) on Tuesday.
Dylan Rheault allowed a run, but got Eric Filia to hit into a forceout with a runner on first to end the game for his 14th save of the season.
The single by Jebavy, part of a two-run inning, gave the Giants a 2-1 lead before Bryan Reynolds hit an RBI single later in the inning.
In the top of the ninth, Modesto cut into the lead on a sacrifice fly by Gianfranco Wawoe that scored Joe DeCarlo.
Reynolds singled three times, scoring a run and also driving one home for San Jose.
Will LaMarche (3-0) got the win with 1 2/3 innings of scoreless relief while Joey Strain (2-2) took the loss in the California League game.
The Clinton LumberKings were off on Tuesday. They start a three-game series against Quad Cities on Wednesday.
Everett (Short-A) 10, Spokane 9
SPOKANE, Wash. – Ronald Rosario homered and singled, scoring two runs as the Everett AquaSox (19-21) defeated the Spokane Indians (17-23) 10-9 on Tuesday.
Johnny Adams singled twice with two runs for Everett.
David Gerber struck Yonny Hernandez out with a runner on second to end the game for his third save of the season.
Everett took the lead in the first when it crossed the plate for four runs, including a double by Eugene Helder that scored Joseph Rosa.
Trailing 10-7, the Indians cut into the deficit in the eighth inning when Clayton Middleton hit a sacrifice fly and Matt Whatley scored on a wild pitch.
Everett left-hander Lane Ratliff (1-0) picked up the win after allowing two runs on seven hits over five innings. Opposing starter Alex Speas (0-6) took the loss in the Northwest League game after allowing seven runs and four hits over 2 1/3 innings.
In the losing effort, Spokane got contributions throughout its order, as five players had at least two hits. Whatley homered and singled, driving in three runs and scoring a pair. The Indians also recorded a season-high 16 base hits.
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