Portland Beavers


Next: The Beavers, still trying to push above .500, finish their four-game series with Salt Lake at 7 tonight at PGE Park. The Bevos get to enjoy the first of nine days off Wednesday, before four games at Las Vegas, Thursday through Sunday.

• All seven Bevo wins entering Monday were by starting pitchers - two each by Shawn Estes, Wade LeBlanc and Cesar Ramos and one by Josh Geer.

• Averages entering Monday: Luis Rodriguez, .465 (second in the Pacific Coast League); Luke Carlin, .439; Edgar Gonzalez, .361; Will Venable (disabled list, left shoulder strain), .356; Brian Myrow, .333; Nick Hundley, .310 (team-leading four HRs). Top prospects Matt Antonelli (.231) and Chase Headley (.230) had not hit their stride.

• Myrow hit .519 (14 of 27) on the recent seven-game road trip. … The Bevos had 10 or more hits in seven of eight games entering the Salt Lake series but were shut out 5-0 on five hits Sunday. … In sweeping Colorado Springs, Portland outscored the Sky Sox 23-5. … The organization had a record of 7,500 wins and 8,072 losses through Sunday.

- Jason Vondersmith