Wednesday, April 24th: Hounds & Ports Both Fall on Wednesday

 

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Stockton Ports’ Outfielder Josh Whitaker (Home Run / 2 RBIs)

Stockton Ports’ Outfielder Josh Whitaker (Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Sacramento River Cats

(OFF DAY)

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Corpus Christi Hooks      6

Midland RockHounds  3

LP – Hernandez 1-3 / 4.57

2013 Houston Astros Photo Day

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Jake Goebbert

(2 for 3 / 2 Walks / RBI / Stolen Base)

 

Starter Carlos Hernandez allowed 4 runs while striking out 8 over 6 1/3 innings to take his 3rd loss on Wednesday. Outfielder Jake Goebbert continued his hot hitting of late, going 2 for 3 with 2 walks, an RBI and a stolen base, raising his average to .328.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Stockton Ports  4

Visalia Rawhide  10

LP – Avila 0-3 / 9.19

HR – Whitaker (2)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Josh Whitaker

(Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

RHP Andres Avila had another shaky start for Stockton, allowing 6 runs in just 2/3 of an inning to take his 3rd loss and raise his ERA to 9.19. Outfielder Josh Whitaker hit his 2nd home run and drove in a pair of runs for the Ports. Shortstop Addison Russell, whose bat has started heating up over the past 2 days, had another 2-hit game to go along with 2 walks and a stolen base on Wednesday. He is now 4 for 7 over his last 2 games to boost his average from .129 to .211.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Beloit Snappers

(OFF DAY)

Word has it that the A’s’ 2nd overall draft pick last year, shortstop Daniel Robertson, has finished rehabbing from his knee injury at extended spring training in Arizona and should be ready to join the A’s 3rd and 4th overall picks, first baseman Matt Olson and catcher Bruce Maxwell, in Beloit for their game on Thursday.

 

Thursday’s Games:

Salt Lake @ Sacramento – 7:05pm

Corpus Christi @ Midland – 5:00pm PT / 7:00pm CT

Stockton @ Visalia – 7:00pm PT

South Bend @ Beloit – 4:30pm PT / 6:30pm CT

 

 

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1 comment for “Wednesday, April 24th: Hounds & Ports Both Fall on Wednesday

  1. Wade
    April 25, 2013 at 4:39 am

    It’s good to see Addison Russell having some nice games…and it’s easy to forget that he is the youngest player in the California League.

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