Friday, April 19th: Ports Ride Granier’s 10 K’s & Muncy’s 2 HRs to Victory while Cats & Hounds Both Fall

 

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Stockton Ports’ Pitcher Drew Granier (5 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 4 BB / 10 K)

Stockton Ports’ Pitcher Drew Granier (5 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 4 BB / 10 K)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Sacramento River Cats  5

Las Vegas 51s                 10

LP – Werner 1-3 / 11.32

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Stephen Vogt

(3 for 4 / Double / RBI)

 

Starter Andrew Werner had another rough outing for the River Cats on Friday, allowing 7 runs over 5 innings to take his 3rd loss. Catcher Stephen Vogt and designated hitter Luke Montz both went 3 for 4 with a double and an RBI. Vogt is now hitting .521 while Montz is hitting .371.

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  0

San Antonio Missions    10

LP – Hernandez 1-2 / 4.11

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Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Anthony Aliotti

(2 for 4)

 

Starter Carlos Hernandez allowed 5 runs, 4 earned, on 9 hits over 5 innings to take his 2nd loss. Midland managed just 5 hits in the game, 2 off the bat of first baseman Anthony Aliotti, who’s now batting .358.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Modesto Nuts      1

Stockton Ports  9

WP – Walz 2-0 / 2.08

HR – Muncy 2 (7), Thompson (2), Rosales (1)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Drew Granier

(5 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 4 BB / 10 K)

 

Starter Drew Granier had another impressive outing for Stockton on Friday, allowing just 1 run while striking out 10 over 5 innings of work. The right-hander now has 26 strikeouts in 20 innings for the Ports this season. Granier left after 5 innings with the game tied 1-1. But shortstop Adam Rosales led off the 6th inning with a home run to give the Ports the lead, which they would never relinquish. First baseman Max Muncy, continuing his hot-hitting, followed up with his 6th home run, and then slugged his 7th homer in the 7th. Third baseman Tony Thompson added his 2nd home run of the season, while second baseman Antonio Lamas collected 3 hits and drove in a pair of runs in the win.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Beloit Snappers

Burlington Bees

(POSTPONED)

 

Saturday’s Games:

Reno @ Sacramento – 7:05pm PT

Midland @ San Antonio – 5:05pm PT / 7:05pm CT

Modesto @ Stockton – 7:05pm PT

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

Game #2 – Beloit @ Burlington

 

 

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1 Comment

What’s with all of the strikeouts for Addison Russell (13 K’s in 24 AB’s)? Is he trying to be selective at the plate, or is he over matched in Hi A ball?

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