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)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

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.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

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.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

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.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

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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