Tucson Padres: Sky Sox walk off with doubleheader sweep

2013-04-12T00:00:00Z Tucson Padres: Sky Sox walk off with doubleheader sweepArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
April 12, 2013 12:00 am  • 

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox had walk-off wins Thursday to sweep a doubleheader against the visiting Tucson Padres.

In the first game, Ryan Wheeler's solo homer in the bottom of the seventh gave the Sky Sox a 5-4 victory.

Afterward, a three-run rally in the second game, including a two-run triple by Charlie Blackmon, gave Colorado Springs a 4-3 win.

Colorado Springs took a 3-0 lead in the first inning of the first game before the Padres answered with three in the second to tie it and then tied it again at 4 in the fifth when Kyle Blanks scored on a wild pitch.

Wheeler hit his first homer of the season off losing pitcher Nick Vincent (0-2) with one out.

Tucson jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the fourth inning of the second game on a two-run single by Jaff Decker and an RBI single by Gregorio Petit.

Tucson reliever Miles Mikolas (0-1) was tagged with the loss and a blown save after taking over for Tommy Layne, who gave up a single in the seventh to the only batter he faced. With a runner on and no one out, Mikolas struck out one but gave up two hits and was charged with giving up two of the three runs in the inning.

Compiled from a news release

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