Rockies farm roundup: Dickerson’s big day leads Asheville
Triple-A Colorado Springs (W, 8-5 vs. Tacoma, box)
Left fielder was 2-for-4 and scored a run. Third baseman was 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs. Designated hitter Jorge Cantu and shortstop Jesus Merchan drove in two runs each. Starting pitcher Edgar Gonzalez allowed four runs and struck out nine in six innings.
Double-A Tulsa (W. 5-4 at NW Arkansas, 10 innings, box)
Designated hitter Mike Zuanich was 2-for-4 with a home run — the eventual game-winner in the 10th innings — and two RBI. Shortsop and right fielder Bronson Sardinha also homered. Starting pitcher allowed three runs in five innings.
High Class-A Modesto
(Game 1, W 6-5 at Visalia, 7 innings, box)
Shortstop Josh Rutledge hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning that brought the Nuts back from a 5-3 deficit. Third baseman and second baseman Angelys Nina had three hits each. Starting pitcher allowed four runs and struck out seven in five innings.
(Game 1, L 6-1 at Visalia, 7 innings, box)
First baseman Kiel Roling produced the Nuts’ only run with a solo home run. Starting pitcher Leuris Gomez allowed three runs in three innings.
Low Class-A Asheville (W, 21-11 vs. Hagerstown, box)
Corey Dickerson homered three times — his 28th, 29th and 30th — and drove in six runs. Second baseman Brett Tanos was 4-for-6 with two home runs, three RBI and three runs. Catcher Dustin Garnau homered, drove in five runs and scored five. First baseman Mark Tracy and right fielder Avery Barnes also homered. Starting pitcher Nick Schnaitmann allowed seven runs (six earned) in five innings.
Short-Season Class-A Tri-City (L, 9-4 at Vancouver, box)
Catcher Ryan Casteel hit a three-run home run. Starting pitcher Ben Alsup allowed five runs in 4 2/3 innings.
Rookie Casper (L, 3-1 at Billings, box)
First baseman Harold Riggins produce the Ghosts’ only hit, a single off the Billings bullpen after starting pitcher Tony Cingrani struck out 13 in six near-perfect innings. Left fielder Francisco Sosa drove in the lone run with a sacrifice fly. Starting pitcher Daniel Winkler allowed three runs in six innings.