Colorado Springs 12, Tacoma (AAA) 4
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Kyle Wren had three hits and three RBI, and Taylor Jungmann allowed just one hit over six innings as the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (62-39) defeated the Tacoma Rainiers (52-52) 12-4 on Wednesday.
Jungmann (6-1) allowed two runs while striking out seven and walking three to pick up the win.
Col. Springs started the scoring in the first inning when Wren scored on an error.
Col. Springs later scored in three additional innings, including a five-run fifth, when Wren hit a two-run double to help put the game away.
Chase De Jong (3-5) went 4 1/3 innings, allowing nine runs and 11 hits in the Pacific Coast League game. He also struck out one and walked three.
Arkansas (AA) 6, NW Arkansas 4
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Ryan Casteel hit a three-run home run and had three hits, and Justin DeFratus allowed just six hits over seven innings as the Arkansas Travelers (48-55) defeated the Northwest Arkansas Naturals (52-51) 6-4 on Wednesday. With the victory, the Travelers swept the three-game series.
DeFratus (4-5) picked up the win after he struck out two while allowing one run.
Arkansas went up 6-0 in the third after Casteel hit a three-run home run.
After NW Arkansas scored a run in the fourth on a single by Humberto Arteaga, the Naturals cut into the deficit in the eighth inning when Mauricio Ramos hit a two-run single and then scored on a single by Arteaga.
Corey Ray (6-8) went three innings, allowing six runs and seven hits while walking two in the Texas League game. Ryan Kelly pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings for his third save of the season.
NW Arkansas missed an additional scoring opportunity in the eighth, when Allan de San Miguel flew out with the bases loaded to end the inning.
San Jose 4, Modesto (High-A) 3
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Jalen Miller hit a walk-off single with two outs in the 13th inning, as the San Jose Giants (44-59) defeated the Modesto Nuts (57-46) 4-3 on Wednesday.
Gio Brusa scored the game-winning run after he led off the inning with a double.
The Giants tied the game 3-3 when Bryan Reynolds hit an RBI single, scoring Ryan Howard in the ninth.
The Giants had four relievers combine to throw eight scoreless innings in the victory. Connor Kaden (4-0) got the win with a scoreless inning in relief while Matt Walker (4-3) took the loss in the California League game.
Clinton’s game against Quad Cities was postponed due to rain.
Spokane 5, Everett (Short-A) 3
SPOKANE, Wash. – Austin O’Banion drove in Miguel Aparicio with a sacrifice fly in the first inning, leading the Spokane Indians (18-23) to a 5-3 win over the Everett AquaSox (19-22) on Wednesday.
Joseph Kuzia got Johnny Adams to ground out with runners on first and second to end the game for his first save of the season.
Aparicio scored on the sacrifice fly in the first to give the Indians a 1-0 lead after he reached base on a walk and advanced to third on a single by Yonny Hernandez.
After Spokane added three runs in the fourth, the AquaSox cut into the deficit in the next half-inning when Ronald Rosario hit a solo home run.
The Indians tacked on another run in the sixth when Curtis Terry hit a solo home run.
Everett saw its comeback attempt come up short after Joseph Rosa and Eugene Helder hit RBI singles in the seventh and ninth innings to cut the Spokane lead to 5-3.
Spokane right-hander Tyree Thompson (2-1) picked up a quality start and the win after allowing two runs on eight hits over six innings. Opposing starter Anjul Hernandez (1-2) took the loss in the Northwest League game after a rough outing in which he allowed four runs and six hits over 3 2/3 innings.
Rosario homered and singled twice for the AquaSox.
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