Colorado Springs 10, Omaha 7
LP: Juan Gutierrez (0-1)
HR: Mitch Maier (1)
Omaha lost a fourth straight while dropping to 0-2 vs. Colorado Springs. Starter Doug Davis struck out seven while allowing five runs (four earned) on 10 hits and a walk over 6.0 innings. The Sky Sox broke a 5-5 tie with five in the eighth off of Juan Gutierrez. Mitch Maier reached base four times with an RBI double, a two-run homer and two walks. Johnny Giavotella added three hits and two RBI while Adam Moore was 3-for-4 with two runs scored.
NW Arkansas Naturals (14-30 in second half, 51-63 overall)
NW Arkansas 4, Arkansas 0
WP: Noel Arguelles (3-12)
SV: Ethan Hollingsworth (2)
HR: Carlo Testa (14), Brian Fletcher (8 with NW Arkansas, 13 overall)
The Naturals blanked Arkansas to finish 3-1 in the series. Noel Arguelles held the Travelers to two hits and a walk over 7.0 IP. Reigning Texas League Pitcher of the Week Ethan Hollingsworth followed with 2.0 perfect IP. Alex McClure singled home Carlo Testa for the game's first run in the third. Testa hit a two-run shot in the seventh and Brian Fletcher added a solo shot in the ninth.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (20-22 in second half, 49-63 overall)
The Blue Rocks were off on Monday. They begin a home series tonight vs. Winston-Salem (White Sox).
Kane County Cougars (22-21 in second half, 56-57 overall)
Kane County 5, Cedar Rapids 4
WP: Edwin Carl (5-2 with Kane County, 7-4 overall)
SV: Kellen Moen (1)
Kane County rallied with four in the sixth to take a second straight 5-4 win. Bryan Brickhouse yielded four runs (three earned) on seven hits and a walk over 5.1 IP. Kevin David tripled home a pair in the sixth. He recorded two hits, two RBI and two runs.
Idaho Falls Chukars (5-4 in second half, 22-25 overall)
Idaho Falls 6, Ogden 5
WP: Matt Strahm (1-1)
Adrian Martinez drew a bases-load walk in the 15th inning, lifting Idaho Falls to an opening win over Ogden. Adalberto Mondesi scored the winning run, capping a night that included two hits and two walks. Matt Strahm tossed 4.0 scoreless innings to earn his first pro win.
Burlington Royals (28-13)
Burlington 5, Pulaski 3
WP: Christian Binford (1-1)
SV: John Walter (7)
HR: Cam Gallagher (3)
Burlington took two of three in a home series vs. Pulaski. Christian Binford (6.0 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 4 SO) earned his first pro win after taking a shutout into the sixth. Cam Gallagher led off the fourth with a home run. He added an RBI single in the fifth. Bubba Starling also singled home a pair in the fifth.
Surprise Royals (14-22)
Surprise was off on Monday. They visit the AZL Diamondbacks tonight.