Rockies farm roundup: Gomez leads big night for Drillers
Triple-A Colorado Springs (W, 12-4 vs. Las Vegas, box)
Second baseman was 3-for-5 with a double, a home run and two RBI. Center fielder . was 3-for-4 with a double, a triple, an RBI and two runs. Catcher was 2-for-3 with a triple, three RBI and a run. Right fielder Joe Mather was 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI. Starting pitcher Billy Buckner allowed four runs in six innings.
Double-A Tulsa (W, 13-8 at Springfield, box)
Shortstop was 4-for-5 with a double, two home run and seven RBI. Catcher was 4-for-5 with an RBI and three runs. It was the third straight multihit game for Rosario, who has raised his batting average from .245 to .266 in that span. Center fielder was 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs. Right fielder Brian Rike was 2-for-4 with a solo home run. Starting pitcher Josh Sullivan allowed six runs in four innings.
High Class-A Modesto (L, 7-6 at Rancho Cucamonga, 10 innings, box)
Third baseman was 3-for-3 with a double, an RBI and two runs. Right fielder Kent Matthes was 2-for-5 with a double and three RBI. Starting pitcher allowed six runs on eight hits, walked two and struck out six in seven innings. Reliever Coty Woods suffered the loss in extra innings when his own throwing error on a pickoff attempt scored the winning run.
Low Class-A Asheville (W, 10-3 at Greensboro, box)
Center fielder Rafael Ortega was 2-for-5 with a home run, three RBI and two RBI. Shortstop Joey Wong was 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI. Left fielder Corey Dickerson hit a two-run home run. Starting pitcher Joshua Slaats allowed five hits, walked two and struck out eight in seven scoreless innings.
Short-Season Class-A Tri-City (L, 9-6 vs. Yakima, box)
Second baseman Timothy Smalling was 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and a run. Center fielder Jaron Shepherd was 2-for-3 with three runs. Starting pitcher Christian Bergman allowed five runs in six innings.
Rookie Casper (L, 12-3 vs. Helena, box)
Right fielder Robert De La Cruz was 1-for-4 with a double and two RBI. Catcher Angel Reyes was 1-for-3 with a solo home run. Starting pitcher Patrick Johnson allowed five runs in three innings.