Saturday Farm Report: Isotopes Provide Rehab x 3 Opportunity
Bryan Shaw joined Zac Rosscup and Carlos Estevez in making a rehab assignment appearance for Triple-A Albuquerque on Friday night.
Shaw, in the first of what the Rockies envisioned being two rehab appearances, gave up two runs and threw a wild pitch in the seventh inning of the Isotopes 8-4 loss to Tacoma. Gordon Beckham doubled off Shaw, and Daniel Vogelbach followed with a home run.
The left-handed Rosscup worked a shutout inning in his ninth appearance for the Isotopes. He has a 1.23 ERA, allowing two runs, one earned, on four hits and three walks while striking out nine in 7 1/3 innings.
Estevez allowed one run on two hits, striking out two, in his inning of work. Estevez is 0-1 with a 6.23 ERA in nine appearances. He has allowed six runs on 11 hits and three walks, striking out 11 in 8 2/3 innings.
In Friday's Games
AAA Albuquerque (44-43) lost 8-4 to Tacoma. Brett Oberholtzer (4-7, 6.24) allowed five runs on 10 hits, striking out three, in 5 2/3 innings. Shawn O'Malley (.274) tripled home two runs, and Jan Vazquez (.253) hit his second home run.
AA Hartford (41-44) lost 5-3 against Portland. Roberto Ramos (.304) hit his seventh home run in 14 games since being promoted from High-A Lancaster, where he had 17 home runs. Brendan Rodgers (.277) hit a two-run home run, his 17th. Ryan Castellani (5-5, 5.46) allowed four runs, two earned, on three hits and four walks, striking out six, in five innings.
High A Lancaster (10-6 2nd half; 43-43) won 6-5 against Modesto. Tyler Nevin (.290) delivered a game-winning, two-run home run in the eighth. Vince Fernandez doubled and scored on the home run. Colton Welker (.319) ran his hitting streak to 10 games with a two-run double in the fifth. Bryan Baker (2-1, 4.68) worked one inning for the win, and Reid Humphreys (1.84) earned his 19th save. Ty Culbreth (5.34) started, and allowed five runs on eight hits, striking out two, in five innings.
Low A Asheville (10-4 2nd half 37-46) won 7-4 against Rome, completing it's first series sweep of the season. Nick Kennedy (2-8, 6.41) allowed four runs on eight hits, striking out eight, in seven innings. Ramon Marcelino (.234) capped off a four-run first inning with a two-run home run. Bret Boswell (.303) hit a three-run home run in the fourth. Robert Tyler (4.93) earned his sixth save.
Short-season A Boise (12-10) lost 4-3 against Eugene. Cole Anderson (.171), who went to Rocky Mountain High School in Fort Collins, had a two-run, inside-the-park home run in the seventh. Nick Bush (0-1 3.60) allowed four runs on 10 hits in four innings, striking out three.
Rookie Grand Junction (9-13) lost 11-9 against Ogden, which had a 9-1 lead by the end of the third inning. Grant Lavigne (.408) hit his fourth home run, singled home two runs, and drove in a fourth run with a ground out. Coco Montes (.476) tripled in the fifth, extending his hitting streak to 18 games. Eris Filpo (2-2, 7.13) allowed nine runs, seven earned, on 10 hits and a walk, striking out one in 2 1/3 innings.
Dominican Summer League South (13-17) won 4-0 against the Mets. Anderson Amarista (3-3, 4.15) allowed four hits and waked two in eight shutout innings. He struck out nine. Shortstop Bladimir Restituyo (.333) was 3-for-4 with a triple and two RBI.
Dominican Summer League Northeast (16-14) lost 4-2 at the Mariners. Carlos Gonzalez (2-2, 3.63) allowed four runs, three earned, on eight hits, striking out eight, in 5 2/3 innings. Walking Cabrera (.210) hit his third home run.