Rockies farm roundup: Nelson homers twice for Sky Sox
Triple-A Colorado Springs (W, 11-7 vs. Tacoma, box)
Third baseman was 2-for-5 with two home runs, four RBI and two runs. Shortstop Jesus Merchan was 3-for-4 with two RBI and a run. Starting pitching allowed five runs in 5 1/3 innings.
Double-A Tulsa (W, 5-4 at Arkansas, box)
Center fielder was 3-for-5 with a home run, two RBI and two runs. Shortstop was 2-for-4 with a double. Starting pitcher Joe Gardner allowed four unearned runs in six innings.
High Class-A Modesto (Did not play)
Low Class-A Asheville (L, 5-4 at Lexington, box)
Starting pitcher Josh Slaats allowed two runs and struck out 11 in seven innings. Left fielder Avery Barnes was 1-for-5 with a home run, two RBI, two runs and a stolen base. Second baseman Brett Tanos doubled and drove in two.
Short Season Class-A Tri-City (L, 7-5 at Vancouver, box)
Shortstop Timothy Smalling was 3-for-4 with a triple, an RBI and two runs. Starting pitcher Ricardo Ferrer allowed five runs in four innings.
Rookie Casper (L, 7-6 at Billings, box)
Third baseman was 2-for-3 with a solo home run and a stolen base. Catcher Angel Reyes hit a three-run home runs. Shortstop was 2-for-4 with a run scored. Starting pitcher Jefri Hernandez allowed three runs in five innings.