Friday, May 17th: Werner & Streich Pitch Cats & Snappers to Victory while Smith’s & Granier’s Efforts Aren’t Enough for Hounds & Ports

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats’ Pitcher Andrew Werner (7 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 2 BB / 5 K / Win)

Sacramento River Cats’ Pitcher Andrew Werner (7 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 2 BB / 5 K)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Oklahoma City RedHawks  2

Sacramento River Cats   4

WP – Werner 4-5 / 6.92

HR – Moore (4), Parrino (1)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Andrew Werner

(7 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 2 BB / 5 K / Win)

 

LHP Andrew Werner had one of his best starts of the season on Friday, allowing 1 run on just 3 hits and striking out 5 over 7 innings to earn his 4th win, while RHP Dan Otero got the final 4 outs to pick up his 10th save. First baseman Scott Moore and third baseman Andy Parrino hit back-to-back home runs in the bottom of the 5th inning, while catcher Stephen Vogt and designated hitter Jemile Weeks each collected a single and a double, and outfielder Michael Taylor went 0 for 3 in his return to the River Cats’ lineup.

Click here for more on Midland, Stockton & Beloit…

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Corpus Christi Hooks      1

Midland RockHounds  0

LP – Smith 4-4 / 2.00

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Murphy Smith

(6 2/3 IP / 8 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 2 K)

 

Starter Murphy Smith had another solid outing for the RockHounds, allowing just 1 run over 6 2/3 innings of work, but he ended up taking the loss on Friday. Midland collected just 7 hits, 2 of them triples off the bat of outfielder Chad Oberacker. Both his triples came with just 1 out, but each time, his teammates were unable to push him across the plate.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Bakersfield Blaze  1

Stockton Ports   0

LP – Granier 4-3 / 2.28

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Drew Granier

(6 1/3 IP / 4 H / 0 ER / 4 BB / 8 K)

 

Starter Drew Granier delivered another impressive performance for the Ports, allowing just 1 unearned run while striking out 8 over 6 1/3 innings, but he still ended up being saddled with the loss. Stockton’s lineup managed just 4 hits on Friday. And first baseman Max Muncy and outfielder Myrio Richard both doubled in the loss.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Beloit Snappers            3

Quad Cities River Bandits  1

WP – Streich 4-2 / 6.63

HR – Wooten (7), Olson (5)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Seth Streich

(6 IP / 7 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 4 K / Win)

 

The A’s 6th-round draft pick last year, RHP Seth Streich, had a solid outing for the Snappers on Friday, allowing just 1 run while striking out 4 over 6 innings to earn his 4th win. RHP Tucker Healy tossed 2 scoreless innings in relief to lower his ERA to 1.59, while RHP Ryan Dull got the final 3 outs to pick up his 5th save. Outfielder John Wooten and first baseman Matt Olson both homered in the win.

For an update on some of the A’s top prospects at Beloit, check out Josh Flickinger’s piece for the Beloit Daily News here.

 

Saturday’s Games:

Oklahoma City @ Sacramento – 7:05pm PT

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

Bakersfield @ Stockton – 7:05pm PT

Beloit @ Quad Cities – 5:00pm PT / 7:00pm CT

 

 

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