The Tri-City Dust Devils lost 9-2 to the Vancouver in the final game of the Northwest League Championship Series. Starting pitcher Tyler Gagnon allowed three runs (one earned) on seven hits, walked one and struck out four in 4 1/3 innings.
The Dust Devils swept their best-of-three series and will play the winner of the Vancouver/Eugene series in the Northwest League Finals. Starting pitcher Tyler Gagnon allowed one run on six hits and struck out six in six innings.
Tuls’s Rob Scahill took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and, thanks to a pair of double plays, had faced the minimum through six. Scahill allowed one run on three hits, walked three and struck out seven in eight innings to pick up his 11th win.
Ryan Spilborghs had another big night on his rehab assignment at Colorado Springs, going 3-for-4 in a 23-11 Sky Sox loss. Spilborghs is 9-for-16 so far on his four-game rehab.
Ryan Spilborghs hit two home runs, including a two-run walkoff home run in the 10th inning of his third game on rehab with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox. Relievers Huston Street and Matt Lindstrom also made rehab appearances, pitching an inning each.
Ryan Spilborghs started his rehab with Triple-A Colorado Springs, going 1-for-3 with a double, an RBI and a run scored, while Jordan Pacheco made his second start at third base this week.
Drew Pomeranz officially joined the Colorado Rockies organization to complete the Ubaldo Jimenez trade with Cleveland and quickly made an impact at Double-A Tulsa. Pomeranz carried a perfect game one out into the seventh inning of a 6-0 Drillers win.
Modesto starting pitcher Chad Bettis pitched another gem, striking out 11 in seven shutout innings, while third baseman Nolan Arenado became the first minor leaguer with 100 RBI this season.
Tulsa starter Christian Friedrich rebounded from a pair of rough starts and took a no-hitter one out into the sixth inning. Friedrich allowed just one hit and four walks and struck out seven in six shutout innings. He was not involved in the decision as the Drillers’ bullpen allowed three runs.
Colorado Springs left fielder Mike Paulk was 2-for-5 with a double in a 2-1 Sky Sox loss, the fifth multhit game in his past eight for Paulk, who is hitting .358.
Ian Stewart was 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI in a 9-2 Sky Sox loss, his first game for for Triple-A Colorado Springs since being optioned Wednesday.
Tri-City starting pitcher Christian Bergman allowed four hits, walked no one and struck out six in seven shutout innings Tuesday. Bergman has not allowed a run in his past four starts. In 30 innings during that span, he has allowed just 16 hits and two walks and has struck out 24.