Modesto shortstop Josh Rutledge had three hits, including a two-run home run, extending his current hitting streak to 11 games and backing Chad Bettis, who allowed two hits and struck out nine in five innings.
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.
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.
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.
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 starter Tyler Gagnon allowed three hits, walked one and struck out seven in seven scoreless innings. Gagnon has allowed one run and 13 hits in 31 1/3 over his past five starts.
Starting pitcher Edgar Gonzalez allowed one run on two hits, walked two and struck out three in seven innings. But he was denied a when by a two-run walkoff home run off reliever Jim Miller.
Asheville’s Tyler Matzek won for the first time in 15 starts this season, allowing two runs on four hits and three walks and striking out eight in five innings of a 12-4 Tourists win.
Colorado Springs second baseman Chris Nelson was 4-for-5 with two home runs, six RBI and three runs while Esmil Rogers was solid in his latest rehab start.
One night after Tulsa’s Wilin Rosario hit two home runs, two Colorado Rockies top position-player prospects — Tulsa’s Tim Wheeler and Asheville’s Kyle Parker — added two home runs of their own.
While the Colorado Rockies’ top position player prospects were playing in the Futures Game, one of their best pitching prospects, Tulsa’s Christian Friedrich, put together one of his best starts of the season, allowing just one run on six hits, walking no one and striking out five in eight innings of a 3-2 loss.
Modesto third baseman Nolan Arenado followed up Monday’s two-homer night by going 2-for-4 with a solo home run in a 9-4 Nuts loss.