Monday, April 15th: Cats Ride Chavez’s Arm & Choice’s Bat to Victory while Hounds & Ports Both Fall


A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats’ Pitcher Jesse Chavez (7 IP / 6 H / 2 ER / 0 BB / 9 K / Win)

Sacramento River Cats’ Pitcher Jesse Chavez  (7 IP / 6 H / 2 ER / 0 BB / 9 K / Win)



Sacramento River Cats  7

Reno Aces                         3

WP – Chavez 1-1 / 2.45

HR – Choice (4)



Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Jesse Chavez

(7 IP / 6 H / 2 ER / 0 BB / 9 K / Win)


Starter Jesse Chavez had another solid outing for Sacramento, allowing 2 runs while walking none and striking out 9 to earn the win, and RHP Mike Ekstrom gave up a run in 2 innings of relief to pick up his 2nd save. Outfielder Michael Choice hit his 4th home run, his 3rd in the last 2 days, and drove in 3 runs for the River Cats.



Arkansas Travelers       12

Midland RockHounds  4

LP – Leon 1-1 / 7.27

HR – Head (2), Goebbert (1)



Farmhand Of The Game:

Designated Hitter Miles Head

(Home Run / 2 RBIs)


After making a stunning debut in his first start for Midland, RHP Arnold Leon struggled mightily in his second outing, allowing 9 runs, 7 earned, on 10 hits over 3 2/3 innings to take the loss. Designated hitter Miles Head hit his 2nd home run and outfielder Jake Goebbert slugged his 1st for the RockHounds.



Stockton Ports   6

San Jose Giants  12

LP – Hassebrock 0-1 / 8.49

HR – Lamas (1)



Farmhand Of The Game:

Second Baseman Antonio Lamas

(Home Run / 3 RBIs)


Starter Blake Hassebrock had a tough time of it on Monday, allowing 9 runs, 7 earned, on 8 hits over just 2 2/3 innings to take the loss. Second baseman Antonio Lamas hit a 3-run homer, his 1st for the Ports, while outfielder Josh Whitaker had 2 hits and drove in a pair of runs in the loss.



Burlington Bees

Beloit Snappers



Tuesday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Las Vegas – 7:05pm PT

Arkansas @ Midland – 4:30pm PT / 6:30pm CT

Stockton @ San Jose – 7:00pm PT

Game #1 – KaneCounty @ Beloit – 2:00pm PT / 4:00pm CT

Game #2 – KaneCounty @ Beloit



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Early going and SSS but you still have to love how Choice is responding after last year’s injury.

Yep, he looked great in spring training too. He got off to a slow start the first week or so at Sacramento, but now he’s heating up again!

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