Rockies farm roundup: Tri-City wins playoff opener
Triple-A Colorado Springs (W, 6-5 vs. Sacramento, 10 innings, box)
Starting pitcher was promoted from Tulsa to make the Sky Sox’s final start of the season. Riordan allowed three runs on seven hits, walked no one and struck out four in seven innings. Catcher was 3-for-5 and drove in the winning run with a 10th-inning double.
Double-A Tulsa (W, 4-2 vs. NW Arkansas, box)
pitched for the first time since Aug. 17 and threw three perfect innings. He was followed by Rob Scahill, who allowed two runs on six hits in six innings. Designated hitter Mike Zuanich was 3-for-3 with a solo home run, two runs and a stolen base.
High Class-A Modesto (L, 6-4 vs. Visalia, box)
Catcher Beau Seabury doubled and drove in three runs. First baseman Jared Clark was 2-for-4 with a double and a run. Starting pitcher Daniel Perkins allowed six runs in 2 1/3 innings.
Low Class-A Asheville (L, 5-0 at Charleston, box)
Left fielder Avery Barnes was 3-for-4 with a double and a stolen base. Second baseman Brett Tanos was 2-for-4. Starting pitcher Josh Slaats allowed five runs (two earned) in six innings.
Short-Season Class-A Tri-City (W, 6-0 at Boise, box)
The Dust Devils won their first game in the Northwest League playoffs. Starting pitcher Christian Bergman took a no-hitter into the six and allowed two hits, walked one and struck out eight in seven innings. Designated hitter Juan Crousset hit a three-run home run. First baseman Tyler Massey was 2-for-4 with two doubles, two RBI and a run.
Rookie Casper (L, 3-2 at Orem, box)
Shortstop was 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBI. Starting pitcher Patrick Johnson allowed two runs in 5 2/3 innings.