Rockies farm roundup: Herrera homers for Casper
Triple-A Colorado Springs (L, 6-4 at Salt Lake, box)
First baseman and designated hitter Mike Paulk each had two hits. Catcher was 1-for-4 with a two-run home run. Right fielder was 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI. Center fielder and were each 0-for-3. Starting pitcher Edgar Gonzalez allowed three runs (two earned) in five innings.
Double-A Tulsa (Did not play)
High Class-A Modesto (Postponed)
Low Class-A Asheville (W, 8-7 at Greenville, box)
Center fielder Rafael Ortega was 2-for-5 with double and two runs scored. Third baseman Helder Velazquez was 3-for-5 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored. Starting pitcher Albert Campos allowed four runs (none earned) in six innings. He allowed five hits, walked one and struck out four.
Short-Season Class-A Tri-City (L, 3-2 vs. Boise, box)
Shortstop Jeffrey Squier was 2-for-3 with a solo home run. Catcher Ryan Casteel was 2-for-4 with a double. Starting pitcher Vianney Mayo allowed four hits, walked one and struck out four in 4 1/3 shutout innings.
Rookie Casper (L, 5-4 vs. Idaho Falls, box)
Shortstop was 3-for-4 with a two-run home run. Herrera is hitting .367 after eight games. Center fielder David Kandilas was 2-for-4 with a triple and two runs scored. First baseman Harold Riggins was 1-for-3 with a double, an RBI and a run scored. Starting pitcher Brook Hart allowed one run in three innings.