Rockies farm roundup: Matzek wins again for Asheville
Triple-A Colorado Springs (W, 17-7 at Salt Lake, box)
Left fielder Scott Beerer was 5-for-6 with four RBI and two runs. Center fielder and designated hitter Jorge Cantu each had three hits and two doubles — Taveras also drove in two runs, Cantu three. started at third base and was 3-for-6 with a double and two RBI. Starting pitcher Edgar Gonzalez allowed five runs in 5 2/3 innings.
Double-A Tulsa (L, 7-3 vs. Springfield, box)
The Drillers’ nine-game winning streak was snapped. First baseman hit a two-run home run. Shortstop Thomas Field was 2-for-4 with two runs. Starting pitcher allowed seven runs (six earned) on 10 hits in 3 1/3 innings.
High Class-A Modesto (W, 5-3 at Stockton, box)
Third baseman was 2-for-4 with a double and his 19th home run. He drove in three, bringing his season total to 119. Shortstop Josh Rutledge was 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs. He extended his hitting streak to 10 games. Starting pitcher allowed one run on four hits, walked one and struck out nine in five innings.
Low Class-A Asheville (W, 5-4 at Charleston, box)
Starting pitcher allowed three unearned runs on two hits, walked four and struck out two in seven innings. Matzek won his third consecutive start and pitched seven innings for the fourth straight time and fifth time in his past six. Shortstop Cristhian Adames was 2-for-4 with two RBI and two runs. Right fielder was 2-for-3.
Short-Season Class-A Tri-City (W, 7-2 vs. Salem-Keizer, box)
Starting pitcher Tyler Gagnon allowed one run on two hits and struck out two in six innings. Center fielder Leonardo Reyes and shortstop Taylor Featherston had three hits each.
Rookie Casper (W, 8-6 vs. Ogden, box)
Designated hitter Samuel Mende was 2-for-4 with a double and a solo home run. Third baseman was 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI. First baseman Harold Riggins homered and drove in two. Starting pitcher Jefri Hernandez allowed six runs (five earned) in 4 1/3 innings.