Corey Dickerson homered three times — his 28th, 29th and 30th — and drove in six runs in a slugfest for low Class-A Asheville. The Tourists hit eight home runs and scored 21 runs.
Tyler Matzek pitched his best game as a pro, allowing one run on two hits with two walks and 13 strikeouts for Asheville. It was the third consecutive start and fourth in his past five that Matzek pitched seven innings. In August, Matzek is 3-1 with a 2.65 ERA, 15 walks and 42 strikeouts in 34 innings.
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.
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.
Tulsa’s Tim Wheeler hit his organization-leading 29th home run in a 5-2 loss while Modesto’s Kent Matthes followed up his three-home-run night with his 21st home run in a 9-6 win.
The Sky Sox scored three runs in the top of the ninth on an error, a ground-rule double and a wild pitch to take a 6-3 lead. That followed an RBI single in the eighth inning by second baseman Chris Nelson, who was 2-for-4 with two RBI, to tie the game at 3-3.
Tulsa catcher Wilin Rosario was 2-for-3 with a solo home run in a 5-2 Drillers win on Sunday. In his past two games, Rosario is 4-for-5 with three home runs, four RBI, four walks and no strikeouts.
Double-A Tulsa catcher Wilin Rosario reached base five times, going 2-for-2 with two home runs, three walks, three RBI and three runs scored in the Drillers’ 7-6, 11-inning win.
Tulsa’s Tim Wheeler hit his 23rd and 24th home runs in an 8-4 loss. He ranks second in Double-A and among the top five in the minors in home runs and in the top 20 in RBI despite having spent the entire season hitting leadoff.
Greg Reynolds allowed seven hits, walked one and struck out seven in seven shutout innings for Colorado Springs. The Sky Sox’s 2-1 win was Reynolds’ first start back at Triple-A after making a spot start Saturday for the Rockies.
High Class-A Modesto unloaded for 17 runs Friday with seven- and six-run innings and led by Kent Matthes and Josh Rutledge, who had four RBI each.
Modesto’s Chad Bettis allowed one run on four hits, walked two and struck out eight in seven innings to pick up his fifth win, aided in part by third baseman Nolan Arenado, who was 2-for-5 with a double and three RBI.