- Portland Tribune - Sports
Next up: The Bevos finish their first homestand with night games through Friday with Sacramento, and then travel to Colorado Springs and Tucson for a four-game series. Pitching prospect Cesar Carrillo looks to rebound in his third scheduled start, Wednesday against Sacramento. Carrillo gave up nine runs on nine hits in three innings of work in last Friday’s home opener. “He didn’t have the same life to his pitches,” Renteria says, comparing Carrillo’s second outing to his first. “He didn’t command his fastball, and you got to establish your fastball for other (pitches) to work.” … Justin Germano, meanwhile, has a 2-0 record and a 0.75 ERA. He’s been impressive changing speeds and working both sides of the plate, Renteria says. … Pitchers Jack Cassel and Tim Stauffer have been roughed up as well. … The ball has been rocketing off Jack Cust’s bat lately. Cust, who went 0-for-17 to start the season, hit safely in the next six.