Tacoma (AAA) 4, Colorado Springs 3
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Gordon Beckham hit a solo home run in the top of the 10th inning to lead the Tacoma Rainiers (53-53) to a 4-3 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (63-40) on Friday.
Boog Powell hit his fifth homer of the season for Tacoma.
Reliever Jonathan Aro (5-0) picked up the win after he struck out two and walked one while allowing one hit over 2 1/3 scoreless innings. David Goforth (2-4) went two innings, allowing one run and one hit while walking one in the Pacific Coast League game. Dan Altavilla retired the side in order for his fourth save of the season.
Kyle Wren tripled and doubled, also stealing a base for the Sky Sox.
Tulsa 6, Arkansas (AA) 2
TULSA, Okla. – Matt Beaty hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning, leading the Tulsa Drillers (54-51) to a 6-2 win over the Arkansas Travelers (48-57) on Friday.
The home run by Beaty scored Jose Miguel Fernandez and Peter O’Brien to give the Drillers a 3-1 lead.
The Drillers later added single runs in the fifth, sixth and eighth innings to secure the victory.
Tulsa right-hander David Hale (2-0) picked up a quality start and the win after allowing two runs on seven hits over seven innings. Opposing starter Dylan Unsworth (9-8) took the loss in the Texas League game after giving up four runs and seven hits over five innings. Brian Moran recorded his first save of the season.
Stockton 11, Modesto (High-A) 5
MODESTO, Calif. – Sheldon Neuse hit two home runs and drove in five runs, as the Stockton Ports (50-55) defeated the Modesto Nuts (58-47) 11-5 on Friday.
Neuse hit a three-run shot in the first inning off Reggie McClain and then hit a two-run homer in the ninth off Joe Pistorese. Mikey White doubled and singled twice in the win.
Brendan Butler (3-3) got the win in relief while Modesto starter McClain (8-8) took the loss in the California League game.
For the Nuts, Willie Argo tripled, doubled and singled, scoring two runs. Luis Liberato tripled and singled, driving home three runs.
Clinton (Low-A) 6, Quad Cities 5
CLINTON, Iowa – Yojhan Quevedo hit a walk-off single with two outs in the 10th inning, as the Clinton LumberKings (45-56) topped the Quad Cities River Bandits (58-44) 6-5 on Friday.
Jhombeyker Morales scored the game-winning run after he led off the inning with a single, advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt and then went to third on a single by Luis Rengifo.
Chuckie Robinson hit an RBI double, scoring Ronnie Dawson in the first inning to give the River Bandits a 1-0 lead. The LumberKings came back to take a 2-1 lead in the first inning when Nick Zammarelli hit an RBI single and Dimas Ojeda drew a bases-loaded walk.
Quad Cities regained the lead 5-4 after it scored three runs in the fifth inning, including a two-run home run by Abraham Toro-Hernandez.
Clinton tied the game 5-5 in the fifth when Morales hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Zammarelli.
Reliever Seth Elledge (1-0) picked up the win after he struck out five while allowing one hit over two scoreless innings. Devon Carr (0-1) allowed one run and got two outs in the Midwest League game.
Gareth Morgan homered and singled, driving home two runs in the win. Zammarelli singled four times, scoring two runs.
Robinson doubled twice, scoring a run and also driving one home for the River Bandits. Toro-Hernandez homered and singled, driving home two runs.
Spokane 5, Everett (Short-A) 0
EVERETT, Wash.– Hever Bueno and Joe Barlow combined for a shutout as the Spokane Indians (20-23) defeated the Everett AquaSox (19-24) 5-0 on Friday.
Barlow (4-0) picked up the win after he struck out six while allowing one hit over 4 2/3 scoreless innings. Andres Torres (5-1) went four innings, allowing two runs and seven hits in the Northwest League game. He also struck out six and walked two.
In the top of the third, Spokane took the lead on a single by Matt Whatley that scored Miguel Aparicio and Melvin Novoa. The Indians then added a run in the sixth and two in the seventh. In the sixth, Tyler Ratliff hit a solo home run, while Whatley and Yonny Hernandez hit RBI singles in the seventh.
The AquaSox were blanked for the third time this season, while the Indians’ staff recorded their second shutout of the year.
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