Rockies farm roundup: Pomeranz shines in Rockies debut
Triple-A Colorado Springs (L, 5-4 at New Orleans, box)
First baseman Jorge Cantu was 1-for-4 with a three-run home run. Center fielder , left fielder Mike Paulk, second baseman Jesus Merchan and catcher each had two hits. Starting pitcher Billy Buckner allowed five runs in six innings. played third base.
Double-A Tulsa (W, 6-0 vs. Midland, box)
officially joined the Colorado Rockies organization to complete the trade with Cleveland and quickly made an impact in front of General Manager Dan O’Dowd and Assistant General Manager Bill Geivett, both of whom were in attendance. Pomeranz carried a perfect game one out into the seventh inning. He allowed two hits, walked no one and struck out four in seven innings. Reliever walked one and struck out two in two innings to complete the shutout. Shortstop was 3-for-4, with a double, a triple and a home run, missing a cycle by only a single. He also scored three times. Center fielder was 2-for-4 with a double. First baseman was 1-for-3 with a double and three RBI.
High Class-A Modesto (W, 7-3 at Lancaster, box)
Third baseman was 1-for-4 with a home run and three RBI. First baseman Kiel Roling was 2-for-4 with a triple, a home run, two RBI and a run. Starting pitcher Parker Frazier allowed three runs in five innings.
Low Class-A Asheville (W, 5-2 at Savannah, box)
Starting pitcher Nick Schnaitmann allowed one run on seven hits, walked one and struck out three in seven innings. Second baseman Brett Tanos was 3-for-5 with a run. Center fielder Rafael Ortega was 2-for-4 with an RBI, a run and a stolen base.
Short-Season Class-A Tri-City (L, 7-6 at Boise, box)
Center fielder Brian Humphries was 3-for-5 with a triple and a run. Third baseman Jayson Langfels was 1-for-3 with a two-run home run and two runs scored. Starting pitcher Ben Alsup allowed three runs in 3 2/3 innings.
Rookie Casper (L, 5-1 vs. Great Falls, box)
Shortstop was 2-for-4 with a triple, an RBI and a stolen base. Starting pitcher Ben Hughes allowed five runs (four earned) in five innings.