Rockies farm roundup: Bettis again sharp for Modesto
Triple-A Colorado Springs (L, 5-3 at Sacramento, box)
Reliever allowed his first earned run of the season after 10 2/3 innings. The run came as the result of three successive singles to start the bottom of the eighth inning. Daley, who had allowed two unearned runs before Sunday, has a 0.77 ERA with nine hits, two walks and 12 strikeouts in 11 2/3 innings for the Sky Sox. Right fielder was 2-for-4 with and RBI. Shortstop was 1-for-3 with a double. Catcher hit a two-run home run in his first since being activated by the Sky Sox. Left fielder was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored.
Double-A Tulsa (L, 9-8 at NW Arkansas, box)
Left fielder Scott Beerer was 3-for-5 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored. Beerer has a nine-game hitting streak. Center fielder was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk and two runs scored. He has two hits in each of his past five games and is hitting .500 (12-for-24) over a seven-game hitting streak. Shortstop and designated hitter James Cesario drove in two runs each. Starting pitcher allowed three runs in five innings.
High Class-A Modesto (W, 7-6 vs. Visalia, box)
Starting pitcher allowed two runs in seven innings and struck out seven. It was the longest outing of the season for Bettis, who was 47 strikeouts in 40 innings. First baseman Mike Zuanich was 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored. Left fielder Orlando Sandoval homered for the first time this season, a three-run shot. Right fielder Kent Matthes doubled to extend his hitting streak to 11 games.
Low Class-A Asheville (L, 10-5 vs. Delmarva, box)
Right fielder Corey Dickerson was 2-for-5 with two doubles and three RBI. Left fielder Avery Barnes 3-for-4 with two doubles, an RBI and two stolen bases. Designated hitter Helder Velazquez was 2-for-4. Starting pitcher Ricardo Ferrer allowed six runs in 4 1/3 innings.