Sunday, April 15th: RockHounds Score 18 as 3 of 4 Affiliates Win

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Midland RockHounds outfielder Jeremy Barfield (HR / 2 Doubles / 6 RBIs)




Reno Aces                    1

Sacramento Rivercats  3

(WP – Threets 2-0 / 6.00)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Travis Banwart

(5 IP / 1 ER / 4K)



Worth Noting: Starter Travis Banwart had his best start of the season, allowing just 1 run over 5 innings, but left-hander Erick Threets earned the win with 2 scoreless innings of relief. Catcher Petey Paramore homered, third baseman Stephen Parker singled in the tying run, and Wes Timmons sacrificed to score the winning run for the Rivercats.




Springfield Cardinals   4

Midland RockHounds  18

(WP – Daley 2-0 / 2.19)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Jeremy Barfield

(Home Run / 2 Doubles / 6 RBIs)



Worth Noting: Outfielder Jeremy Barfield continued his hot hitting, going 4 for 5 with 6 RBIs, outfielder Shane Peterson also collected 4 hits, and outfielder Michael Choice, first baseman Anthony Aliotti and infielder Josh Horton contributed 3 hits apiece. Starter Gary Daley notched his second win by allowing 3 runs over 6 1/3 innings of work.




Modesto Nuts    9

Stockton Ports  10

(WP – Guzman 2-0 / 2.70)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Infielder Ryan Pineda

(Home Run / 3 RBIs)



Worth Noting: Second baseman Ryan Pineda, serving as the DH for the day, hit a walk-off 3-run homer in the bottom of the 9th to give the Ports the win. First baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones also homered, and outfielder Myrio Richard and the hot-hitting Miles Head contributed 3 hits apiece. Starter Blake Hassebrock had a rough outing, allowing 6 runs on 11 hits over 4 1/3 innings.




Kane County Cougars  10

Burlington Bees             7

(LP – Murphy 0-1 / 2.89)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Dusty Robinson

(2 for 4 / Home Run / Double / RBI / 2 Runs)



Worth Noting: Outfielder Dusty Robinson slugged his 4th homer of the season and first baseman Doug Landaeta hit his 2nd homer of the week. The Bees committed 3 errors and starter Sean Murphy allowed 6 runs, 3 earned, over 4 1/3 innings for the loss.



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