Monday, July 9th: Granier K’s 11 in Bees Win while Hounds and Ports Fall

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Burlington Bees pitcher   Drew Granier (7 2/3 IP / 0 ER / 11 K / Win)



Springfield Cardinals   13

Midland RockHounds   3

(LP – Daley 7-8 / 4.97)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Michael Choice

(Triple / RBI)



Worth Noting: Starter Gary Daley had a rough outing, allowing 9 runs, 5 earned, on 8 hits over 4 1/3 innings to take his 8th loss. Outfielder Michael Choice had 2 hits, including a triple, and drove in a run, while first baseman Michael Spina and shortstop Dusty Coleman both doubled in a run in the loss.



Stockton Ports         5

Lancaster JetHawks  8

(LP – Urlaub 0-1 / 7.50)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Shortstop Michael Gilmartin

(Double / 2 RBIs)



Worth Noting: Right-hander Blake Hassebrock had one of his better outings since returning from the disabled list, striking out 5 in 3 2/3 scoreless innings. Shortstop Michael Gilmartin doubled in the go-ahead run for the Ports in the top of the 6th inning, but left-hander Jeff Urlaub gave up 5 runs in the bottom of the 7th to take the loss.



Burlington Bees  3

Beloit Snappers   0

(WP – Granier 10-5 / 3.38)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Drew Granier

(7 2/3 IP / 0 ER / 11 K / Win)



Worth Noting: Starter Drew Granier delivered another impressive outing for Burlington, allowing just 2 hits while striking out 11 over 7 2/3 innings to earn his 10th win. Catcher John Nester collected 3 hits, including a homer and a double, and drove in 2 runs in the win.



State College Spikes        1

Vermont Lake Monsters  2

(WP – Dull 2-0 / 0.00)


Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder John Wooten

(Double / RBI)



Worth Noting: Outfielder John Wooten doubled in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 8th inning for Vermont on Monday. Starter Julio Ramos tossed 3 scoreless innings, allowing just 1 baserunner on a walk, while right-hander Ryan Dull picked up his 2nd win with 1 scoreless inning in relief.



AZL Athletics  3

AZL Mariners   5

(LP – Johnson 1-1 / 6.00)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Reynaldo Mateo

(Double / 2 RBIs)

Worth Noting: Starter Vince Voiro allowed just 1 run in 3 innings of work, while catcher Reynaldo Mateo, serving as the designated hitter for the day, had 2 hits, including a double, and drove in 2 of the A’s 3 runs on the day.


Tuesday’s Games:

Springfield @ Midland – 6:30pm CT

(McGregor vs. Castro)



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1 comment for “Monday, July 9th: Granier K’s 11 in Bees Win while Hounds and Ports Fall

  1. July 10, 2012 at 11:45 am

    I think John Nester had the second best performance by an A’s minor leaguer yesterday; why can’t we vote for him?

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