Thursday, April 26th: Godfrey Gets the Win for Cats as Hounds, Ports & Bees Lose

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats pitcher Graham Godfrey (7 IP / 1 ER / 7 K)




Tucson Padres               1

Sacramento River Cats  5

(WP – Godfrey 1-0 / 1.29)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Graham Godfrey

(7 IP / 1 ER / 7 K / Win)



Worth Noting: In his first game back with the River Cats, starter Graham Godfrey allowed 1 run and struck out 7 over 7 innings for the win. Right-hander Fautino De Los Santos, also making his first appearance for Sacramento this season, struck out 2 in 1 scoreless inning of relief. Outfielder Jermaine Mitchell had 3 hits, outfielder Collin Cowgill drove in 2 runs, and third baseman Josh Donaldson tripled in his first game back in a River Cats uniform.




Midland RockHounds   4

Corpus Christi Hooks  5

(LP – Simmons 0-2 / 5.79)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Ryan Lipkin

(2 for 4 / 2 RBIs)



Worth Noting: First baseman Anthony Aliotti had 3 hits, and catcher Ryan Lipkin had 2 hits and drove in 2 of the RockHounds’ 4 runs. Starter Gary Daley allowed 4 runs on 8 hits over 4 1/3 innings of work. Former first-round draft pick James Simmons allowed 1 run in 2 2/3 innings of relief for the loss.




Bakersfield Blaze  8

Stockton Ports     1

(LP – Cole 0-3 / 6.41)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Myrio Richard

(2 for 4 / Double)



Worth Noting: Outfielder Myrio Richard had 2 of the Ports’ 3 hits on the day. Starter A.J. Cole struggled, allowing 6 earned runs over 4 2/3 innings for his 3rd loss, but left-hander Jacob Brown contributed 3 1/3 scoreless innings in relief.




Burlington Bees         2

Fort Wayne TinCaps  6

(LP – Urlaub 1-1 / 3.72)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman B.A. Vollmuth

(Double / RBI / Stolen Base)



Worth Noting: Third baseman B.A. Vollmuth and outfielder Dusty Robinson drove in the Bees’ only 2 runs in the game. Starter Jonathan Joseph turned in a solid effort, allowing 2 runs over 6 2/3 innings, but left-hander Jeff Urlaub gave up 3 runs, 2 earned, in 2/3 of an inning of relief for the loss.



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