Monday, June 11th: A’s Affilates All Lose as Miles Head Has Big Night for Stockton

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Stockton Ports third baseman Miles Head (4 for 4 / Home Run / 3 RBIs)



Sacramento River Cats  2

Fresno Grizzlies             3

(LP – Farquhar 0-1 / 4.50)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Designated Hitter Manny Ramirez

(2 for 4 / Double / RBI)



Worth Noting: Manny Ramirez has started to pick up the pace of late, collecting 2 doubles and driving in 4 runs over his last 2 games while raising his average at Sacramento to .282. Starter Bruce Billings, in his return from the disabled list, allowed just 1 run over 4 innings before departing with the game tied. Right-hander Danny Farquhar, in his 1st appearance since returning to the A’s organization, allowed 1 run in 2 innings of relief to take the loss.



Midland RockHounds  1

Frisco RoughRiders   10

(LP – Haviland 4-5 / 5.53)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Jeremy Barfield

(Double / Run Scored)



Worth Noting: Neither Midland’s hitters or pitchers could do much against Frisco on Monday night. The RockHounds scored 1 run on 4 hits thanks to a double by outfielder Jeremy Barfield followed by a single off the bat of infielder Josh Horton, while starter Shawn Haviland allowed 6 runs over 5 1/3 innings to earn his 5th loss.



Bakersfield Blaze  6

Stockton Ports     3

(LP – Hoehn 0-2 / 4.94)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Miles Head

(4 for 4 / Home Run / 3 RBIs)



Worth Noting: Third baseman Miles Head posted another impressive performance for the Ports, going 4 for 4 with a home run and driving in all 3 of Stockton’s runs in the game. Starter Josh Bowman turned in his best outing of the year, throwing 6 shutout innings before leaving the game with a 2-run lead. Right-hander Connor Hoehn allowed 6 runs in 2 innings of relief to take the loss.



Quad Cities River Bandits  18

Burlington Bees                  7

(LP – Granier 8-3 / 2.95)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Bobby Crocker

(Home Run / Double / 2 RBIs)



Worth Noting: Quad Cities paid Burlington back for the extra-innings beating they endured the night before by notching 18 runs against the Bees on Monday night. Starter Drew Granier had his worst outing of the season, allowing 10 earned runs over 5 innings to run his record to 8-3. Outfielder Bobby Crocker, catcher Nick Rickles and last night’s hero, infielder Wade Kirkland, all drove in 2 runs in the loss.


Tuesday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Fresno – 7:05pm PT

(Peacock vs. Stevenson)

Midland @ Frisco – 7:00pm CT

(Smith vs. TBD)

Game #1 – Bakersfield @ Stockton – 11:05pm PT

(TBD vs. TBD)

Game #2 – Bakersfield @ Stockton

(TBD vs. TBD)

Burlington @ Cedar Rapids – 6:35pm CT

(Cole vs. Reynolds)



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1 comment for “Monday, June 11th: A’s Affilates All Lose as Miles Head Has Big Night for Stockton

  1. June 12, 2012 at 4:58 pm

    I completely forgot Manny was even in the A’s organization. I don’t think I’ll be seeing the A’s anytime this year, but it should be a fun show to watch on TV.

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