3 out of 4 A’s Affiliates Win on Opening Night!

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Outfielder Dusty Robinson Burlington Bees (Opening Night Grand Slam)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Sacramento Rivercats  11

Las Vegas 51s              6

(WP – Wagner 1-0 / 0.00)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Derek Norris

(Home Run / Double / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Grant Green and Brandon Moss also homered, and Michael Taylor and Chris Carter had 3 hits apiece.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

Midland Rockhounds  0

Arkansas Travelers    1

(LP – Huttenlocker 0-1 / 0.00)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher A.J. Griffin

(5 innings / 0 Runs / 8 Strikeouts)

 

Worth Noting: 2007 first-round draft pick James Simmons, rebounding from injuries, pitched 2 1/3 innings of scoreless relief.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Stockton Ports          7

Lake Elsinore Storm  2

(WP – Treinen 1-0 / 2.84)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Josh Whitaker

(Home Run / Double / 2 Runs / 1 RBI)

 

Worth Noting: Former first baseman Sean Doolittle, trying to convert to a pitcher after injuries, struck out 4 of the 5 batters he faced in 1 2/3 innings of relief.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Burlington Bees         8

Clinton LumberKings  2

(WP – Kilcrease 1-0 / 2.25)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Dusty Robinson

(Grand Slam)

 

 

Worth Noting: Taiwanese import Chih Fang Pan had 2 hits, including a double, on opening day for Burlington.

 

 

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