Saturday, April 28th: Head Leads Ports to Win as Cats, Hounds & Bees Fall

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Stockton Ports infielder Miles Head (4 for 5 / 2 Doubles / Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Tucson Padres               6

Sacramento River Cats  4

(LP – Billings 1-1 / 4.61)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Stephen Parker

(3 for 4 / Home Run / Double)

 

 

Worth Noting: Third baseman Stephen Parker, serving as the designated hitter for the day with Josh Donaldson stationed at third, had 3 hits including a homer and a double. Donaldson also homered. Starter Bruce Billings allowed 5 runs over 5 2/3 innings for the loss, but right-hander Andrew Carignan struck out 4 in 2 1/3 innings of scoreless relief.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

San Antonio Missions  9

Midland RockHounds   6

(LP – Huttenlocker 0-2 / 7.50)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Shortstop Dusty Coleman

(Double / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Shortstop Dusty Coleman and outfielder Conner Crumbliss each drove in a pair of runs, starter Daniel Straily allowed 5 runs over 5 1/3 innings, but left-hander Sean Doolittle, making his first appearance since his promotion to Midland, struck out 2 in 1 inning of scoreless relief.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Stockton Ports          11

Lancaster JetHawks   4

(WP – Long 2-0 / 1.29)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Infielder Miles Head

(4 for 5 / 2 Doubles / Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Stockton’s slumbering offense finally woke up on Saturday, exploding for 11 runs. Infielder Miles Head had 4 hits, including 2 doubles and a home run, and drove in 3 runs, outfielder Rashun Dixon doubled, homered and drove in 4, and first baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones doubled and drove in 2. Starter Blake Hassebrock allowed 3 earned runs and struck out 8 over 5 1/3 innings, but right-hander Nate Long tossed 2 2/3 scoreless innings in relief for the win.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Burlington Bees            0

Lake County Captains  6

(WP – Granier 4-0 / 1.33)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Seth Frankoff

(4 IP / 0 ER / 4 K)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Royce Consigli had 2 of the Bees’ 5 hits on the night, starter Jose Macias allowed 5 runs on 8 hits in just 3 innings of work, but right-hander Seth Frankoff turned in a noble effort, striking out 4 in 4 innings of scoreless relief.

 

 

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