Thursday, May 2nd: Voiro Pitches Snappers to Victory while Cats, Hounds & Ports All Fall

 

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Beloit Snappers’ Pitcher Vince Voiro (5 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 4 K / Win)

Beloit Snappers’ Pitcher Vince Voiro       (5 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 4 K / Win)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Sacramento River Cats  5

Fresno Grizzlies                11

LP – Werner 2-4 / 9.46

HR – Moore (1)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Scott Moore

(Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

LHP Andrew Werner had another shaky start for Sacramento, allowing 7 runs on 9 hits over 4 2/3 innings to take the loss. Third baseman Scott Moore homered and drove in 3 runs, while first baseman Daric Barton, second baseman Jemile Weeks and outfielder Shane Peterson all doubled for the River Cats.

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  1

Corpus Christi Hooks      6

LP – Leon 1-2 / 6.55

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Sean Murphy

(5 IP / 4 H / 2 ER / 2 BB / 5 K)

 

In his return from the disabled list, RHP Arnold Leon allowed 4 runs, 1 earned, on 4 hits over just 2 1/3 innings to take the loss. RHP Sean Murphy came in and did an admirable job in relief, allowing 2 runs and striking out 5 in 5 innings of work. Third baseman Miles Head, outfielder D’Arby Myers and designated hitter Chad Oberacker collected a pair of hits apiece for the RockHounds. And former A’s catching prospect Max Stassi hit a 2-run homer for the Hooks in the 1st inning.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Rancho Cucamonga Quakes  6

Stockton Ports                      5

LP – Brown 1-1 / 5.31

HR – Muncy (9), Whitaker (4)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Max Muncy

(Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

LHP Jake Brown, making his first start of the season for Stockton, had a rough time on Thursday, giving up 6 runs on 7 hits over 3 innings to take the loss. RHP T.J. Walz did a solid job in relief, allowing no hits and no runs while striking out 5 in 3 innings of work. First baseman Max Muncy hit a 2-run homer, his 9th, while outfielder Josh Whitaker hit his 4th, a solo shot.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Beloit Snappers   4

Great LakesLoons  0

WP – Voiro 1-1 / 4.86

HR – Robertson (2)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Vince Voiro

(5 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 4 K / Win)

 

The Snappers got a solid start for the second straight night, this time from RHP Vince Voiro, who allowed just 3 hits over 5 scoreless innings to earn his 1st win of the season. RHP Derek De Young followed up with 4 scoreless innings of relief to pick up his 1st save. Shortstop Daniel Robertson had 3 hits, including his 2nd double and his 2nd home run, while first baseman Matt Olson had 2 hits, including his 7th double, and drove in a pair of runs in the win.

You can see RHP Michael Ynoa’s form from Tuesday’s game and RHP Raul Alcantara’s form from Monday’s game below, courtesy of @TommyECook from www.shadowsofwrigley.com. And you can check out Tommy’s scouting report on Ynoa here: http://www.shadowsofwrigley.com/2013/05/02/michael-ynoa-isnt-what-id-hoped-for-scouting-report-video/

 

 

 

Friday’s Games:

Las Vegas @ Sacramento – 7:05pm PT

Midland @ Corpus Christi – 5:05pm PT / 7:05pm CT

Visalia @ Stockton – 7:05pm PT

Beloit @ Great Lakes – 4:05pm PT / 6:05pm CT

 

 

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