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.

 

 

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