Rockies farm roundup: Rutledge extends streak to 23
Triple-A Colorado Springs (L, 4-3 at Sacramento, box)
Starting pitcher allowed four runs on seven hits, walked one and struck out two in seven innings. Designated hitter was 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBI.
Double-A Tulsa (L, 4-0 at Arkansas, box)
Shortstop was 3-for-4 with two doubles. Starting pitcher allowed three runs in six innings.
High Class-A Modesto (W, 7-3 vs. Bakersfield, box)
Starting pitcher allowed two runs on six hits, walked two and struck out nine in seven innings. Shortstop Josh Rutledge was 1-for-4 with an RBI and extended his hitting streak to 23 games. Right fielder Kent Matthes was 1-for-4 with two RBI. Third baseman was 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Left fielder David Christensen was 1-for-1 with two walks, a solo home run and three runs scored.
Low Class-A Asheville (W, 5-1 at Kannapolis, box)
Starting pitcher Joshua Slaats allowed one run on six hits, walked one and struck out seven in six innings. Slaats has pitched at least five innings in his past five starts, in which he has a 1.41 ERA in 32 innings. Catcher Dustin Garneau was 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs.
Short-Season Class-A Tri-City (W, 7-0 vs. Vancouver, box)
Starting pitcher Nelson Gonzalez allowed six hits, walked two and struck out six in six scoreless innings. Gonzalez, who has been pitching out of the bullpen since early June, has 0.86 ERA in 11 appearances. Center fielder Brian Humphries was 2-for-5 with a double and two runs. Designated hitter Tyler Massey was 3-for-4 with a double, two RBI and two runs.
Rookie Casper (W, 8-4 vs. Orem, box)
Third baseman was 3-for-5 with a double, an RBI, a run and a stolen base. Center fielder David Kandilas was 2-for-5 with a double, an RBI and a run. First baseman Harold Riggins was 1-for-3 with a double and three RBI. Starting pitcher Patrick Johnson allowed one unearned run on three hits in four innings.