Thursday, April 12th: Sacramento Shut Out as 3 of 4 Teams Win

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Midland RockHounds outfielder Jeremy Barfield (Grand Slam)




Sacramento Rivercats  0

Tucson Padres             5

(LP – Ross 0-1 / 4.00)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Jeff Fiorentino

(2 for 4 / Double)



Worth Noting: The hot-hitting Rivercats were shut out for the first time this season. Outfielder Jeff Fiorentino had 2 of the Rivercats’ 7 hits, and starter Tyson Ross allowed 3 runs and struck out 4 over 5 innings of work.




Arkansas Travelers     4

Midland Rock Hounds  8

(WP –Billings 2-0 / 3.18)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Jeremy Barfield

(Grand Slam)



Worth Noting: Outfielder Jeremy Barfield hit the 5th grand slam for A’s affiliates in the first week of play, outfielder Shane Peterson had 3 hits and scored 3 runs, and starter Daniel Straily allowed 2 runs and struck out 6 over 5 innings.




Modesto Nuts   5

Stockton Ports  6

(WP – Thornton 1-0 / 0.00)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Miles Head

(Home Run / RBI / 2 Runs)



Worth Noting: Infielder Miles Head hit his second homer of the season, shortstop Michael Gilmartin and outfielder Myrio Richard had 2 hits apiece, and starter Blake Treinen allowed 4 runs over 6 1/3 innings.




Kane County Cougars  7

Burlington Bees            9

(WP – Urlaub 1-0 / 0.00)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Dusty Robinson

(Home Run / Triple / 2 RBIs)



Worth Noting: Outfielder Chad Oberacker homered for the second night in a row, outfielder Dusty Robinson hit his 3rd homer of the season, outfielder Bobby Crocker and third baseman Wade Kirkland had 3 hits and 2 RBIs apiece, and reliever Jeff Urlaub struck out 4 over 3 shutout innings for the win.



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