April 2012

Sunday, April 29th: Peacock and Alcantara Pitch Cats and Bees to Victories, Hounds Win, Ports Fall

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats pitcher Brad Peacock (5 IP / 1 ER / 8 K / Win)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Tucson Padres                3

Sacramento River Cats  11

(WP – Peacock 2-1 / 3.49)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Brad Peacock

(5 IP / 1 ER / 8 K / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Brad Peacock allowed just 1 run and struck out 8 in 5 innings for the win, and Fautino De Los Santos struck out 4 in 2 perfect innings of relief. Josh Donaldson, who was Sunday’s starting catcher, slugged a 3-run homer, outfielder Grant Green had 2 hits and drove in 2 runs, and outfielder Collin Cowgill had 3 hits, including a double, and crossed the plate 3 times.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

San Antonio Missions  5

Midland RockHounds   7

(WP – Simmons 1-2 / 5.56)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Shortstop Dusty Coleman

(2 for 3 / Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Shortstop Dusty Coleman and catcher Ryan Lipkin each drove in a pair of runs, and outfielders Michael Choice and Conner Crumbliss contributed 3 hits apiece. Starter Sonny Gray allowed 4 runs over 6 innings, former first-round draft pick James Simmons gave up one run in 2 innings of work for the win, and right-hander Jonathan Ortiz struck out 2 in 1 scoreless inning of relief for his 4th save.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Stockton Ports          4

Lancaster JetHawks  5

(LP – Guzman 2-1 / 2.31)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Infielder Miles Head

(2 for 5 / Double / RBI)

 

 

Worth Noting: Stockton’s hottest hitter, infielder Miles Head, had 2 hits, including a double, and drove in a run, outfielder Rashun Dixon also doubled, and outfielder Myrio Richard and second baseman Nino Leyja contributed 2 hits apiece. Starter Josh Bowman allowed 4 runs on 10 hits over 5 innings of work, but right-hander Jose Guzman gave up 1 run in the bottom of the 8th inning to take the loss.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Burlington Bees            7

Lake County Captains  2

(WP – Alcantara 1-3 / 6.45)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Raul Alcantara

(5 IP / 1 ER / 5 K / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Raul Alcantara had his best outing so far this season, allowing just 1 run and striking out 5 over 5 innings to earn his 1st win. Outfielder Dusty Robinson doubled and drove in 2 runs, and first baseman Doug Landaeta doubled and drove in a run as well.

 

Sunday’s Links:

A’s Farm’s Weekly Minor League Update on A’s Nation

Sacramento River Cats Complete Season Stats

Midland RockHounds Complete Season Stats

Stockton Ports Complete Season Stats

Burlington Bees Complete Season Stats

 

 

Saturday, April 28th: Head Leads Ports to Win as Cats, Hounds & Bees Fall

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Stockton Ports infielder Miles Head (4 for 5 / 2 Doubles / Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Tucson Padres               6

Sacramento River Cats  4

(LP – Billings 1-1 / 4.61)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Stephen Parker

(3 for 4 / Home Run / Double)

 

 

Worth Noting: Third baseman Stephen Parker, serving as the designated hitter for the day with Josh Donaldson stationed at third, had 3 hits including a homer and a double. Donaldson also homered. Starter Bruce Billings allowed 5 runs over 5 2/3 innings for the loss, but right-hander Andrew Carignan struck out 4 in 2 1/3 innings of scoreless relief.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

San Antonio Missions  9

Midland RockHounds   6

(LP – Huttenlocker 0-2 / 7.50)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Shortstop Dusty Coleman

(Double / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Shortstop Dusty Coleman and outfielder Conner Crumbliss each drove in a pair of runs, starter Daniel Straily allowed 5 runs over 5 1/3 innings, but left-hander Sean Doolittle, making his first appearance since his promotion to Midland, struck out 2 in 1 inning of scoreless relief.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Stockton Ports          11

Lancaster JetHawks   4

(WP – Long 2-0 / 1.29)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Infielder Miles Head

(4 for 5 / 2 Doubles / Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Stockton’s slumbering offense finally woke up on Saturday, exploding for 11 runs. Infielder Miles Head had 4 hits, including 2 doubles and a home run, and drove in 3 runs, outfielder Rashun Dixon doubled, homered and drove in 4, and first baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones doubled and drove in 2. Starter Blake Hassebrock allowed 3 earned runs and struck out 8 over 5 1/3 innings, but right-hander Nate Long tossed 2 2/3 scoreless innings in relief for the win.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Burlington Bees            0

Lake County Captains  6

(WP – Granier 4-0 / 1.33)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Seth Frankoff

(4 IP / 0 ER / 4 K)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Royce Consigli had 2 of the Bees’ 5 hits on the night, starter Jose Macias allowed 5 runs on 8 hits in just 3 innings of work, but right-hander Seth Frankoff turned in a noble effort, striking out 4 in 4 innings of scoreless relief.

 

 

Friday, April 27th: Hounds & Bees Win as Cats & Ports Fall

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Midland RockHounds first baseman Michael Spina (Home Run / Double / 4 RBIs)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Tucson Padres              5

Sacramento RiverCats  1

(LP – Banwart 2-1 / 6.26)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Jermaine Mitchell

(Home Run / 2 Walks)

 

 

Worth Noting: First baseman Chris Carter and shortstop Adam Rosales doubled, outfielder Jermaine Mitchell homered for the River Cats’ only run, and starter Travis Banwart allowed 3 runs over 6 innings for the loss.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

San Antonio Missions  4

Midland RockHounds   7

(WP –Griffin2-0 / 2.08)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Fist Baseman Michael Spina

(Home Run / Double / 4 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: First baseman Michael Spina homered, doubled and drove in 4 runs, outfielder Michael Choice, catcher Ryan Ortiz and second baseman Tyler Ladendorf each drove in a run, and starter A.J. Griffin allowed 3 runs and struck out 4 over 6 2/3 innings for the win.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Stockton Ports            0

Lancaster JetHawks  10

(LP – Walz 2-1 / 2.70)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Beau Taylor

(2 for 3)

 

 

Worth Noting: The Ports were shut out on Friday, with catcher Beau Taylor collecting Stockton’s only 2 hits on the night. Starter T.J. Walz allowed 8 runs, 4 earned, over 4 innings for his 1st loss.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Burlington Bees        10

Fort Wayne TinCaps  1

(WP – Granier 4-0 / 1.33)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Dusty Robinson

(Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Dusty Robinson homered and drove in 3 runs, third baseman B.A. Vollmuth doubled and drove in 3, and outfielder Chad Oberacker doubled and drove in 2. Starter Drew Granier had another solid outing, allowing just 1 run and striking out 5 over 5 innings for his 4th win of the season.

 

 

Thursday, April 26th: Godfrey Gets the Win for Cats as Hounds, Ports & Bees Lose

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats pitcher Graham Godfrey (7 IP / 1 ER / 7 K)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Tucson Padres               1

Sacramento River Cats  5

(WP – Godfrey 1-0 / 1.29)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Graham Godfrey

(7 IP / 1 ER / 7 K / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: In his first game back with the River Cats, starter Graham Godfrey allowed 1 run and struck out 7 over 7 innings for the win. Right-hander Fautino De Los Santos, also making his first appearance for Sacramento this season, struck out 2 in 1 scoreless inning of relief. Outfielder Jermaine Mitchell had 3 hits, outfielder Collin Cowgill drove in 2 runs, and third baseman Josh Donaldson tripled in his first game back in a River Cats uniform.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

Midland RockHounds   4

Corpus Christi Hooks  5

(LP – Simmons 0-2 / 5.79)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Ryan Lipkin

(2 for 4 / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: First baseman Anthony Aliotti had 3 hits, and catcher Ryan Lipkin had 2 hits and drove in 2 of the RockHounds’ 4 runs. Starter Gary Daley allowed 4 runs on 8 hits over 4 1/3 innings of work. Former first-round draft pick James Simmons allowed 1 run in 2 2/3 innings of relief for the loss.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Bakersfield Blaze  8

Stockton Ports     1

(LP – Cole 0-3 / 6.41)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Myrio Richard

(2 for 4 / Double)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Myrio Richard had 2 of the Ports’ 3 hits on the day. Starter A.J. Cole struggled, allowing 6 earned runs over 4 2/3 innings for his 3rd loss, but left-hander Jacob Brown contributed 3 1/3 scoreless innings in relief.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Burlington Bees         2

Fort Wayne TinCaps  6

(LP – Urlaub 1-1 / 3.72)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman B.A. Vollmuth

(Double / RBI / Stolen Base)

 

 

Worth Noting: Third baseman B.A. Vollmuth and outfielder Dusty Robinson drove in the Bees’ only 2 runs in the game. Starter Jonathan Joseph turned in a solid effort, allowing 2 runs over 6 2/3 innings, but left-hander Jeff Urlaub gave up 3 runs, 2 earned, in 2/3 of an inning of relief for the loss.

 

 

Wednesday, April 25th: Barfield Slugs Hounds to Victory as Murphy K’s 13 in Bees Win

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Burlington Bees pitcher Sean Murphy (7 IP / 0 ER / 13 K / Win)

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

Midland RockHounds   9

Corpus Christi Hooks  3

(WP – Smith 3-0 / 3.15)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Jeremy Barfield

(Home Run / Double / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Jeremy Barfield and infielder Josh Horton both homered and drove in 3 runs, outfielder Shane Peterson and second baseman Tyler Ladendorf each contributed a pair of doubles, and starter Murphy Smith allowed 2 runs over 6 innings to earn his 3rd win of the season for the RockHounds.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Burlington Bees         3

Fort Wayne TinCaps  1

(WP – Murphy 2-1 / 1.17)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Sean Murphy

(7 IP / 0 ER / 13 K / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: 33rd-round draft pick Sean Murphy had probably the best outing of any A’s farmhand so far this season, allowing no runs and no walks and striking out 13 over 7 innings for his 2nd win, right-hander Ryan Doolittle tossed the final 2 innings for his 2nd save, and first baseman Doug Landaeta had 3 of Burlington’s 4 hits, homered, and drove in all 3 of the Bees’ runs.

 

 

Tuesday, April 24th: Norris Leads Cats To Win, Hounds, Ports & Bees Fall

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Burlington Bees outfielder Dusty Robinson (4 for 5 / HR / Double / 3 RBIs)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Sacramento River Cats  12

Reno Aces                     10

(WP – Souza 2-1 / 3.86)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Derek Norris

(3 for 4 / Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: The River Cats avenged Monday night’s extra innings loss by out-slugging Reno on Tuesday. Catcher Derek Norris led the attack, going 3 for 4 with a homer and 2 RBIs. First baseman Chris Carter and outfielders Grant Green and Michael Taylor also drove in 2 runs apiece. Starter Fabio Castro walked 5 and allowed 4 runs in 5 innings of work.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

Midland RockHounds   2

Corpus Christi Hooks  8

(LP – Gray 1-2 / 4.50)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Michael Choice

(2 for 4 / Double / RBI)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Michael Choice had 2 of the RockHounds’ 4 hits on the night, raising his season average to .270, catcher Ryan Ortiz doubled and scored a run, and starter Sonny Gray allowed 5 runs over 6 innings for the loss.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Bakersfield Blaze  6

Stockton Ports     4

(LP – Treinen 2-1 / 3.86)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Infielder Miles Head

(2 for 3 / Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Infielder Miles Head continued his hot hitting, going 2 for 3 with a home run and 2 RBIs, and first baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones and outfielder Myrio Richard also contributed 2 hits apiece. Starter Blake Treinen allowed 5 earned runs over 6 innings to take the loss, but left-hander Sean Doolittle continued to impress, striking out 4 over 2 innings of scoreless relief.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Great Lakes Loons  11

Burlington Bees        9

(LP – Alcantara 0-3 / 7.79)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Dusty Robinson

(4 for 5 / Home Run / Double / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Dusty Robinson hit his 6th home run and drove in 3 runs, infielder Wade Kirkland doubled and tripled, and outfielder Chad Oberacker contributed 3 hits for the Bees. But starter Raul Alcantara was roughed up early, allowing 6 runs on 11 hits over just 3 1/3 innings to take his 3rd loss of the season.

 

 

Monday, April 23nd: Bees Win but Cats Lose in Extras as Hicks Goes 4 for 4

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats infielder Brandon Hicks (4 for 4 / 2 Doubles / 4 RBIs)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Sacramento River Cats  13

Reno Aces                     14

(LP – Wagner 1-1 / 5.62)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Infielder Brandon Hicks

(4 for 4 / 2 Doubles / 4 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Sacramento ended up losing a 10-inning slug-fest after tying the game with 5 runs in the top of the 8th. Starter Brad Peacock allowed 7 runs on 10 hits over 4 1/3 innings, but right-hander Neil Wagner took the loss after giving up 2 runs in the bottom of the 10th. Brandon Hicks led the River Cats offense with a pair of doubles and 4 RBIs. Outfielder Brandon Moss, catcher Derek Norris and shortstop Adam Rosales contributed 2 hits apiece, and first baseman Chris Carter and infielder Wes Timmons each drove in a pair of runs in the loss.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

Midland RockHounds   3

Corpus Christi Hooks  9

(LP – Straily 0-2 / 1.99)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Michael Spina

(Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: First baseman Michael Spina slugged his 3rd home run in the last 2 games, outfielder Conner Crumbliss and catcher Ryan Ortiz both doubled, and outfielders Shane Peterson and Michael Choice contributed 2 hits apiece. Starter Daniel Straily, who was the victim of a pair of errors, allowed 5 runs – only 2 of them earned – and struck out 8 over 6 1/3 innings of work.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Bakersfield Blaze  6

Stockton Ports     5

(LP – Krol 0-2 / 6.91)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Infielder Miles Head

(Triple / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Infielder Miles Head had a 2-run triple, and catcher Beau Taylor and California League Player of the Week A.J. Kirby-Jones each drove in a run. Starter Ian Krol allowed 4 earned runs on 7 hits and 4 walks over 4 1/3 innings for the loss.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Great Lakes Loons  4

Burlington Bees      8

(WP – Macias 1-2 / 5.40)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Infielder Wade Kirkland

(Double / 3 RBIs)

 

Worth Noting: Infielder Wade Kirkland and catcher Nick Rickles both doubled and had 2 hits apiece, and starter Jose Macias allowed 2 earned runs and struck out 6 over 6 innings of work for the win.

 

 

Sunday, April 22nd: Carter Slugs 3 Homers as 3 of 4 Teams Win

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats First Baseman Chris Carter (3 Home Runs / 5 RBIs)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Sacramento River Cats  12

Reno Aces                       4

(WP – Billings 1-0 / 2.25)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Chris Carter

(3 Home Runs / 5 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: First baseman Chris Carter homered thrice and outfielder Brandon Moss homered twice, outfielders Jermaine Mitchell and Michael Taylor contributed 3 hits apiece, and starter Bruce Billings allowed 1 earned run and struck out 5 over 5 innings for his 1st win for the River Cats this season.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

Midland RockHounds  10

San Antonio Missions  6

(WP – Griffin 1-0 / 1.52)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Michael Spina

(2 Home Runs / 6 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: First baseman Michael Spina hit 2 home runs and drove in 6 runs, and second baseman Tyler Ladendorf homered and scored 3 times. Starter A.J Griffin turned in another solid outing, allowing 2 runs and striking out 5 over 7 innings, but left-hander Carlos Hernandez gave up 4 runs over 1 2/3 innings in his first outing for Midland since being demoted from Sacramento.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Stockton Ports  2

Modesto Nuts   7

(LP – Bowman 0-3 / 5.28)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones

(2 for 2 / 2 Walks / RBI)

 

 

Worth Noting: First baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones and infielder Ryan Pineda had 2 hits apiece and infielder Miles Head doubled and drove in a run in the loss.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Great Lakes Loons  0

Burlington Bees       7

(WP – Granier 3-0 / 1.23)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Drew Granier

(6 IP / 0 ER / 4 K / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Drew Granier had another terrific outing, allowing no runs and striking out 4 over 6 innings, and left-hander Brent Powers tossed 3 scoreless innings in relief. Catcher John Nester, serving as the designated hitter for the day, doubled and drove in a run, and Taiwanese infielder Chih Fang Pan had 2 hits, including a double, and drove in 2 runs in the win.

 

 

Saturday, April 21st: Cats and Ports Win while Hounds and Bees Fall

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Burlington Bees third baseman B.A. Vollmuth (2 Home Runs / 4 RBIs)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Sacramento River Cats  6

Reno Aces                     0

(WP – Threets 3-0 / 4.00)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Stephen Parker

(2 for 4 / Home Run / RBI)

 

 

Worth Noting: Third Baseman Stephen Parker and second baseman Brandon Hicks both homered, and outfielder Michael Taylor hit his team-leading 11th double. Starter Jarrod Parker was removed after tossing 2 2/3 scoreless innings, presumably to keep him fresh for an anticipated start with the big club on Wednesday, replacing the recently demoted Graham Godfrey.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

Midland RockHounds   1

San Antonio Missions  7

(LP – Daley 2-1 / 3.31)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Infielder Josh Horton

(2 for 4 / Double)

 

 

Worth Noting: Infielder Josh Horton had 2 of the RockHounds’ 4 hits on the night. Starter Gary Daley had a rough outing, allowing 3 earned runs over 4 innings of work, but former first-round draft pick James Simmons struck out 4 in 2 innings of scoreless relief.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Stockton Ports  15

Modesto Nuts    7

(WP – Brown 1-1 / 2.70)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Myrio Richard

(Double / Triple / Stolen Base / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Myrio Richard had 3 hits including a double and a triple, catcher Beau Taylor also contributed 3 hits, and first baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones, outfielder Eliezer Mesa and infielder Miles Head had 2 RBIs apiece. Starter Blake Hassebrock had his 2nd consecutive rough outing, allowing 5 earned runs in just 2 1/3 innings, but left-hander Jacob Brown allowed just 1 unearned run over 4 2/3 innings for the win.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Lansing Lugnuts  9

Burlington Bees   6

(LP – Frankoff 0-1 / 7.36)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman B.A. Vollmuth

(2 Home Runs / 4 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Third baseman B.A. Vollmuth had the biggest night of his pro career, slugging 2 home runs and driving in 4 runs, but starter Jonathan Joseph gave up 3 runs in 4 2/3 innings, and right-hander Seth Frankoff allowed 4 runs, 2 earned, in just 2/3 of an inning to take the loss.

 

 

Friday, April 20th: Walz Dominant for Ports as All Four Affiliates Win

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Stockton Ports pitcher T.J. Walz (7 IP / 0 ER / 9 K / Win)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Tacoma Rainiers            4

Sacramento River Cats  7

(WP – Banwart 2-0 / 6.75)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Michael Taylor

(2 Doubles / RBI / Stolen Base)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Michael Taylor had 2 doubles and raised his average to .387, outfielder Jermaine Mitchell doubled and tripled, and catcher Derek Norris drove in 2 runs. Starter Travis Banwart allowed 4 runs in 6 innings of work, and recently demoted reliever Andrew Carignan struck out 3 in 2 scoreless innings of relief.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

Midland RockHounds   6

San Antonio Missions  5

(WP – Smith 2-0 / 3.21)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Shane Peterson

(Double / RBI / 2 Runs / 2 Stolen Bases)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Shane Peterson continued his hot hitting for the RockHounds, driving in the tying run in the 8th and raising his average to .354. Outfielders Michael Choice and Conner Crumbliss both homered, shortstop Dusty Coleman doubled and outfielder Jeremy Barfield drove in 2 runs in the win.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Stockton Ports  9

Modesto Nuts   0

(WP – Walz 2-0 / 1.40)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher T.J. Walz

(7 IP / 0 ER / 9 K / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter T.J. Walz had his 3rd consecutive strong outing forStockton, tossing 7 shutout innings while striking out 9 and walking only 1 for his 2nd win on the season. Left-hander Sean Doolittle struck out 2 in 1 inning of scoreless relief, and outfielders Myrio Richard and Rashun Dixon and infielder Miles Head each contributed 2 hits in the win.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Lansing Lugnuts  0

Burlington Bees   2

(WP – Murphy 1-1 / 1.69)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Sean Murphy

(6 2/3 IP / 0 ER / 7 K / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Sean Murphy struck out 7 over 6 2/3 shutout innings for his 1st win on the season, left-hander Jeff Urlaub struck out 2 over 1 1/3 innings of scoreless relief, and catcher John Nester homered in the Bees’ win.

 

 

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