Friday, June 22nd: Recker’s Walk-Off HR Leads Cats to Victory as Bees Win and Hounds & Ports Fall

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats catcher Anthony Recker (Walk-Off HR)

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Fresno Grizzlies             1

Sacramento River Cats  2

(WP – Farquhar 1-2 / 10.13)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Anthony Recker

(Walk-Off Home Run)

 

 

Worth Noting: Catcher Anthony Recker broke up a 1-1 tie with a walk-off homer in the bottom of the 12th inning to give Sacramento the win over Fresno on Friday night. Starter Bruce Billings allowed just 1 run and struck out 6 over 6 innings of work, while right-hander Danny Farquhar picked up his 1st win with 2 innings of scoreless relief.

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

San Antonio Missions  8

Midland RockHounds   3

(LP – Smith 4-5 / 4.58)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Infielder Josh Horton

(2 for 4 / Home Run)

 

 

Worth Noting: The RockHounds managed only 6 hits on Friday night, 2 of them home runs off the bats of infielders Josh Horton and Tyler Ladendorf. Starter Murphy Smith had a rough outing, allowing 7 runs, 5 earned, in 4 2/3 innings to take the loss.

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Stockton Ports  0

Modesto Nuts   3

(LP – Murphy 3-2 / 3.05)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Beau Taylor

(2 for 3 / Double)

 

 

Worth Noting: Modesto managed to shut out Stockton on just 4 hits on Friday night, 2 of them courtesy of catcher Beau Taylor. Starter Sean Murphy allowed 3 runs over 6 1/3 innings to take the loss and run his record with Stockton to 3-2.

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers  1

Burlington Bees                  2

(WP – Urlaub 5-4 / 2.90)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Eliezer Mesa

(2 for 4 / 2 Runs / Stolen Base)

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Eliezer Mesa had 2 of Burlington’s 5 hits and scored both the Bees’ runs on Friday. Starter Max Perlman allowed 1 run on just 2 hits over 5 innings of work, while left-hander Jeff Urlaub struck out all 4 batters be faced in 1 1/3 innings of scoreless relief to earn his 5th win.

 

CLASS-A SHORT-SEASON NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE

Vermont Lake Monsters  3

Lowell Spinners              5

(LP – Wunderlich 0-1 / 11.25)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Brent Powers

(3 IP / 0 ER / 5 K)

 

 

Saturday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Las Vegas – 7:05pm PT

(Peacock vs. TBD)

San Antonio @ Midland – 7:00pm CT

(Cashner vs. Gray)

Stockton @ Modesto – 7:05pm PT

(Brown vs. Gomez)

Wisconsin @ Burlington – 6:30pm CT

(Gagnon vs. Frankoff)

Vermont @ Lowell – 7:05pm ET

(Jimenez vs. Taveras)

 

 

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2 Comments

Not much to vote on today…you could make the case that Billings or Perlman were the players of the day; and they’re not even in the poll.

How about Bruce Maxwell down in the AZL? 4-4 with 2 doubles and 2 walks yesterday; looks like he’s poised to continue compiling statistics that belong in Triple Play 2000.

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