Monday, May 7th: Hounds and Bees Fall as Ports’ Skid Hits 8

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Stockton Ports outfielder Josh Whitaker (2 for 3 / Home Run / 1 RBI / 2 Runs / Walk)



Midland RockHounds  2

Frisco RoughRiders    4

(LP – Griffin 3-1 / 2.49)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Shane Peterson

(2 for 4 / Triple / RBI)



Worth Noting: Right-hander A.J. Griffin had his rockiest outing of the year, allowing 4 runs on 8 hits over 6 innings to take his 1st loss against 3 wins. Left-hander Sean Doolittle came on to strike out 2 in 1 2/3 innings of scoreless relief, and outfielders Shane Peterson and Michael Choice combined for 5 of the RockHounds’ 6 hits on the day.



Stockton Ports   3

Visalia Rawhide  5

(LP – Cole 0-5 / 6.00)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Josh Whitaker

(2 for 3 / Home Run / 1 RBI / 2 Runs / Walk)


Worth Noting: The Ports suffered their 8th straight loss on Sunday. Second baseman Ryan Pineda singled in 2 runs in the 7th inning and outfielder Josh Whitaker homered in the 9th to bringStockton within 2, but that’s as close as the Ports got. Top prospect A.J. Cole had another rough outing, allowing 5 runs on 10 hits over 5 2/3 innings to run his record to 0-5.



Burlington Bees         2

Clinton LumberKings  5

(LP – Powers 2-2 / 4.91)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Infielder B.A. Vollmuth

(2 for 4 / 1 RBI)



Worth Noting: Burlington’s offense remained stuck in low gear on Monday, managing only 8 baserunners and pushing just 2 men across the plate. Third baseman B.A. Vollmuth had 2 hits and drove in 1 of the Bees 2 runs. Starter Brent Powers allowed 5 runs over 3 1/3 innings, but right-hander Seth Frankoff came on to toss 4 2/3 scoreless innings in relief.


Tuesday’s Games:

Omaha @ Sacramento – 7:05pm PT

(TBD vs. Banwart)

Midland @ Frisco – 11:00am CT

(Straily vs. Pimentel)

Stockton @ Visalia – 7:00pm PT

(Walz vs. Hernandez)

Burlington @ Clinton – 12:30pm CT

(Murphy vs. Landazuri)



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