Rockies farm roundup: Arenado homers twice for Modesto
Triple-A Colorado Springs (L, 8-6 at Sacramento, box)
Center fielder Joe Mather was 2-for-4 with a home run, three RBI and two runs. First baseman was 3-for-5 with an RBI and run. Starting pitcher Billy Buckner allowed seven runs in five innings.
Double-A Tulsa (W, 6-2 vs. NW Arkansas, box)
Starting pitcher Joey Williamson allowed two hits, walked one and struck out five in six scoreless innings. Second baseman Thomas Field was 2-for-4 with two runs. Designated hitter Michael Mitchell was 2-for-2 with a triple, an RBI and a run.
High Class-A Modesto (W, 11-5 vs. Stockton, box)
Third baseman was 2-for-4 with two home runs, four RBI and three runs scored. Right fielder Kent Matthes was 3-for-4 with a double and a grand slam. The four RBI raised his season total to 95. Shortstop Josh Rutledge was 2-for-5 with a double to extended his hitting streak to 26 games. Starting pitcher Alan DeRatt allowed four runs in six innings.
Low Class-A Asheville (W, 10-5 vs. Charleston, box)
Center fielder Rafael Ortega was 3-for-5 with two home runs and four RBI. Left fielder Corey Dickerson was 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs scored. First baseman Helder Velazquez was 2-for-5 with a two-run home run. Starting pitcher allowed three runs on five hits, walked four and struck out six in 6 2/3 innings.
Short-Season Class-A Tri-City (L, 9-4 at Eugene, box)
Catcher Ryan Casteel was 3-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a stolen base. Starting pitcher Chris Jenson allowed four runs (three earned) in 3 1/3 innings.
Rookie Casper (W, 4-1 at Idaho Falls, box)
Shorstop was 4-for-4 with a run. Catcher Will Swanner was 1-for-4 with a double and two RBI. Starting pitcher Daniel Winkler allowed one run on three hits, walked one and struck out five in six innings.