Postgame notes: Sky Sox 8, Sacramento 3

Published: July 10, 2013, 5:31 pm, by Joe Paisley

t551_main_logoBen Paulsen’s RBI double in the third moved him into the PCL lead with 46 extra-base hits this season, not including Wednesday night’s results. … Wednesday was Triple-A All-Star third baseman Ryan Wheeler’s 25th birthday. … Righty Rob Scahill (3-0, 4.36ERA, 1 save) was activated from the temporary inactive list. … Tuesday night’s win by Jeff Francis was his first in Colorado Springs. His previous win for the Sky Sox was on Aug. 14, 2004, a franchise-record span of 3,251 days. The previous mark was 2,800 by Jerry DiPoto (Aug. 7, 1992-April 7, 2000). … With was far less media attention with The Denver Post and mlb.com staying home.  …  Four Japanese media took advantage of the series to catch up with Sacramento infielder Hiro Nakajima and left-hander Hideki Okajima and Sky Sox lefty Hisanori Takahashi. …  Sacramento fell to 25-22 on the road. … Manship last went seven innings for the International League’s Rochester (Twins) on May 21, 2012 against Triple-A Gwinnett (Braves).