After sub-par outing in his last start, Taijuan Walker bounced back with a much better outing, pitching six innings, allowing three runs on five hits with four walks and five strikeouts in the Rainiers' 7-6 win over Albuquerque. Walker did give up two homers in the launching pad that is Isotopes Park.
Tom Wilhelmsen had a solid relief effort, pitching two innings allowing one run on no hits with a walk and four strikeouts. Nate Tenbrink had four hits for the Rainiers.
Double A Jackson split a doubleheader with a Mississippi. Ji-Man Choi was named the Southern League player of the week for July 29-August 4, hitting .353 with two doubles, a triple, a homer and 10 RBI with eight walks during that span.
After scoring 30 runs on Friday, Class A High Desert was shutout 6-0 by Lancaster.
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Class A Clinton lost 4-2 to Peoria. DJ Peterson went 3-for-4 and is hitting .417 over his last six games. Ketel Marte had his 17-game hitting streak snapped.
Class A Everett managed just three hits in a 4-2 loss to Salem-Keizer.