Rockies farm roundup: Matzek gets first win of season
Triple-A Colorado Springs (W, 6-5 at Tucson, box)
Infielder was a late scratch in the Sky Sox lineup, suggesting he may on his way to join the Rockies to take ‘s spot on the roster. Second baseman was 2-for-5 with two doubles, two RBI and a run. Starting pitcher Alan Johnson allowed four runs in seven innings.
Double-A Tulsa (L, 10-1 at NW Arkansas, box)
Starting pitcher allowed nine runs in 2 1/3 innings. Second baseman Thomas Field was 2-for-4 with a double.
High Class-A Modesto (Did not play)
Low Class-A Asheville
(Game 1, W, 12-4 vs. Greensboro, seven innings box)
Starting pitcher won for the first time in 15 starts this season, allowing two runs on four hits and three walks and striking out eight in five innings. was 1-for-1 with a solo home run, two walks and three runs scored. Shortstop Joey Wong was 3-for-3 with a double, two RBI and a run.
(Game 2, L, 5-3 vs. Greensboro, seven innings, box)
Center fielder Rafael Ortega was 1-for-3 with a triple and two RBI. Shortstop Cristhian Adames was 2-for-3 with a double and a run. Starting pitcher Nick Schnaitmann allowed two runs in 5 1/3 innings.
Short-Season Class-A Tri-City (W, 6-3 at Yakima, box)
Starting pitcher Tyler Gagnon allowed five hits, walked one and struck out four in six scoreless innings. In his past three starts, Gagnon, a 15th-round pick in 2009, has alllowed just one run on eight hits, walked six and struck out 11 in 18 innings. Center fielder Brian Humphries was 2-for-5 with two RBI and a run.
Rookie Casper (W, 13-7 at Helena, box)
Shortstop was 3-for-5 with a home run and four RBI. Center fielder David Kandilas was 4-for-6 with a double, an RBI and a run scored. Six Ghosts hitters had at least two hits. Starting pitcher Alex Gillingham allowed four runs (three earned) in five innings.