Rockies farm roundup: Matzek struggles again at Modesto
Triple-A Colorado Springs (W, 2-1 vs. Fresno, box)
Third baseman Matt Macri drove in both Sky Sox runs with a two-run double. Right fielder was 2-for-4 with a double. Shortstop was 2-for-4. Starting pitcher Billy Buckner pitched five shutout innings. He was allowed by and who each pitched a shutout inning. Jim Miller allowed the only run on a solo home run in the ninth, but still struck out the side picked up his third save.
Double-A Tulsa (W, 9-5 at Midland, box)
Starting pitcher Rob Scahill allowed two runs in seven innings to win his fourth game. Scahill gave up eight hits, walked no one and struck out four. Designated hitter James Cesario was 3-for-5 with a double, a home run and five RBI. Left fielder Scott Beerer was 4-for-5 with a double, three runs and a stolen base. Third baseman Warren Schaeffer doubled and drove in three runs.
High Class-A Modesto (W, 18-10 at High Desert, box)
For the second time this season, lasted just one inning. Matzek allowed five runs on three hits — including to home runs — and five walks. He struck out two. First baseman Kiel Roling was 4-for-6 with two home runs, a double, five RBI and four runs. Shortstop Josh Rutledge was 3-for-6 with a double, a triple, two runs and four RBI. Catcher Dallas Tarleton also drove in four runs. Right fielder Mike Zuanich and third baseman hit solo home runs.
Low Class-A Asheville (Suspended in bottom of fifth with Asheville leading 4-3 at Hagerstown)
Starting pitcher allowed three runs (one earned) in four innings. He gave up six hits, walked five and struck out one.