Thursday, May 17th: Cats Plate 16 as Hounds & Bees Win and Ports Take 2nd Straight

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats first baseman Chris Carter (2 Home Runs / 6 RBIs)

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Sacramento River Cats  16

Albuquerque Isotopes    5

(WP – Peacock 5-1 / 4.17)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Chris Carter

(2 Home Runs / 6 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: The River Cats erupted for 16 runs against Albuquerque on Thursday night. The barrage was led by first baseman Chris Carter, serving as the designated hitter for the night, who had 3 hits, including 2 homers, and drove in 6 runs. Infielder Brandon Hicks had 4 hits, including a triple and a homer, and drove in 5 runs. Catcher Derek Norris had 3 hits and drove in 4, while outfielder Grant Green had 3 hits and crossed the plate 4 times. Starter Brad Peacock allowed 5 runs and struck out 6 over 6 innings to earn his 5th win. The River Cats lineup will be getting an interesting addition when Manny Ramirez joins the team this Saturday inAlbuquerque.

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

Frisco RoughRiders    3

Midland RockHounds  8

(WP – Daley 5-2 / 4.69)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Ryan Ortiz

(Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Catcher Ryan Ortiz homered and drove in 3 runs, shortstop Dusty Coleman drove in 2, and outfielder and leadoff hitter Conner Crumbliss contributed 3 hits and collected his 10th stolen base. Starter Gary Daley allowed 3 runs over 5 innings to earn his 5th win, while left-hander Sean Doolittle struck out 3 in 2 scoreless innings of relief.

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Stockton Ports  13

Modesto Nuts    1

(WP – Treinen 3-4 / 4.14)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Blake Treinen

(6 IP / 1 ER / 5 K / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: After losing 16 straight, the Ports won their 2nd in a row on Thursday night. After a few shaky outings, right-hander Blake Treinen got back on track with one of his best starts of the season, allowing just 1 run and striking out 5 over 6 innings of work to earn his 3rd win. Catcher Beau Taylor, serving as the designated hitter for the night, had 2 hits, including a triple, and drove in 5 runs, infielder Miles Head collected 4 hits and drove in 2, and outfielder Myrio Richard had 4 hits as well, including 3 doubles, and scored 4 times.

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Burlington Bees                  8

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers  3

(WP – Alcantara 3-4 / 4.42)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Infielder Wade Kirkland

(Home Run / Double / 5 RBIs)

 

Worth Noting: Infielder Wade Kirkland and outfielder Dusty Robinson both homered and doubled on Thursday, with Kirkland driving in 5 runs and Robinson driving in 2. Infielders B.A. Vollmuth and Ryan Pineda contributed 2 hits apiece, and starter Raul Alcantara allowed 3 runs and struck out 4 over 6 innings to earn his 3rd win.

 

Friday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Albuquerque – 6:05pm PT

(Godfrey vs. TBD)

Corpus Christi @ Midland – 7:00pm CT

(Cosart vs. Straily)

Stockton @ Modesto – 7:05pm PT

(Cole vs. Gomez)

Burlington @ Wisconsin – 6:35pm CT

(Murphy vs. Gagnon)

 

 

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