Friday, August 10th: Anderson Pitches Cats to Victory in Impressive Rehab Start as Bees Win and Hounds & Ports Fall

 

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats pitcher Brett Anderson (6 IP / 0 ER / 4 K / Win)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE (TRIPLE-A)

Sacramento River Cats    3

Oklahoma City RedHawks  0

(WP – Anderson 1-0 / 3.93)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Brett Anderson

(6 IP / 0 ER / 4 K / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: Stater Brett Anderson’s latest rehab outing with Sacramento on Friday was his best yet. The left-hander threw 80 pitches and struck out 4 over 6 scoreless innings to earn the win. Third baseman Josh Donaldson and catcher Anthony Recker both homered for the River Cats.

 

TEXAS LEAGUE (DOUBLE-A)

Midland RockHounds   4

NW Arkansas Naturals  5

(LP – Castro 1-4 / 4.73)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Conner Crumbliss

(2 Triples / Walk / Run / Assist)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Fabio Castro had a rough outing, allowing 5 runs on 10 hits in just 4 innings to take the loss. Second baseman Josh Horton drove in 2 of the RockHounds’ 4 runs on the night, while outfielder Conner Crumbliss legged out 2 triples, scored a run and threw a man out at the plate on Friday.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE (HIGH-A)

Modesto Nuts    8

Stockton Ports  5

(LP – Murphy 6-6 / 4.60)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Dusty Robinson

(Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Sean Murphy had a rocky outing, allowing 6 runs, 4 earned, while striking out 8 over 5 innings to take the loss. Right-hander Jonathan Joseph, in his first game with the Ports since being promoted from Burlington, tossed 2 scoreless innings in relief. Outfielder Dusty Robinson clubbed a 2-run homer, his 14th, while shortstop Yordy Cabrera launched his 1st home run for the Ports.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE (CLASS-A)

Peoria Chiefs        5

Burlington Bees  10

(WP – Lamb 1-2 / 6.17)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Bobby Crocker

(Double / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Chris Lamb allowed 4 runs over 6 1/3 innings to earn his 1st win for the Bees. Outfielder Bobby Crocker doubled and drove in 3 runs, while catcher Nick Rickles, shortstop Sean Jamieson and third baseman Wade Kirkland all doubled and drove in a run in the win.

 

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE (CLASS-A SHORT-SEASON)

Vermont Lake Monsters  0

Brooklyn Cyclones            1

(LP – Duran 0-1 / 0.93)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Kris Hall

(3 IP / 0 ER / 1 K)

 

 

Worth Noting: This year’s 8th-round draft pick Kris Hall tossed 3 scoreless innings, allowing just 1 baserunner, and this year’s 6th-round draft pick Seth Streich followed with 3 scoreless innings, allowing just 2 baserunners. Outfielder Austin Booker and third baseman Daniel Robertson had Vermont’s only 2 hits on the night.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE (ROOKIE SHORT-SEASON)

AZL Reds         6

AZL Athletics  4

(LP – Azor 2-1 / 3.44)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Vince Voiro

(3 IP / 0 ER / 6 K)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Vince Voiro struck out 6 over 3 scoreless innings, while right-hander Jose Azor gave up 4 runs, 2 earned, in just 1/3 of an inning to take the loss. Second baseman Melvin Mercedes tripled in a pair of runs in the loss.

 

Saturday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Oklahoma City – 5:05pm PT

Midland @ Tulsa – 7:05pm CT

Modesto @ Stockton – 7:05pm PT

Burlington @ Quad Cities – 7:00pm CT

Vermont @ Brooklyn – 6:00pm ET

AZL Athletics @ AZL Indians – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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1 Comment

What was interesting in the Lake Monsters game is that it was a double no-hitter going into the 8th inning (and a perfect game for Brooklyn).

I also think the Streich striking out 5 over 3 IN was more impressive the Hall striking out just 1.

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