Wednesday, May 29th: Voiro & Thomas Pitch Snappers & Cats to Victory while Hounds & Ports Pitchers Get Pounded on Wednesday

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Beloit Snappers’ Pitcher Vince Voiro (6 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 3 K / Win)

Beloit Snappers’ Pitcher Vince Voiro       (6 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 3 K / Win)



Salt Lake Bees                  2

Sacramento River Cats  7

WP – Thomas 3-3 / 4.34

HR – Parrino (2)



Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Justin Thomas

(7 IP / 6 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 4 K / Win)


LHP Justin Thomas had his 3rd straight quality start for Sacramento, allowing 2 runs, just 1 earned, in 7 innings of work to earn his 3rd win on Wednesday, while RHPs Chris Resop and Dan Otero each tossed a scoreless inning of relief for the River Cats. Left fielder Michael Choice collected a pair of doubles and drove in 3 runs, while shortstop Andy Parrino blasted a 2-run homer, third baseman Hiro Nakajima had a pair of hits to raise his average to .301, and A’s outfielder Josh Reddick started in right field and went 1 for 4 with a walk and a stolen base and scored twice in his second rehab game with the River Cats.

Click here for more on Midland, Stockton & Beloit…



Tulsa Drillers                 16

Midland RockHounds  1

LP – Neal 5-2 / 3.97



Farmhand Of The Game:

Designated Hitter Anthony Aliotti

(Double / RBI)


RHP Zach Neal had a rare rough outing for the RockHounds on Wednesday, allowing 11 runs on 13 hits over 6 innings to take his 2nd loss against 5 wins. Long-time major leaguer Roy Oswalt was the winner for the Drillers. RHP Gary Daley made his return to the RockHounds after serving a 50-game suspension for testing positive for banned drugs, and he allowed 5 runs in just 1/3 of an inning in relief. Designated hitter Anthony Aliotti doubled and drove in Midland’s only run of the game.



Inland Empire 66ers  14

Stockton Ports          1

LP – Simmons 1-1 / 2.40

HR – Richard (4)

Myrio Richard - Kane County Cougars


Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Myrio Richard

(Home Run)


After not allowing a run in his first two starts for Stockton, former 1st-round draft pick James Simmons had a rougher time of it on Wednesday, allowing 5 runs, 4 earned, on 8 hits over 4 innings to take his 1st loss. LHP Jake Brown surrendered 4 runs, and RHP David Mota gave up 5 runs, 3 earned, in relief. Outfielder Myrio Richard hit his 4th home run to account for the Ports’ only run of the game.



Wisconsin Timber Rattlers  0

Beloit Snappers               3

WP – Voiro 3-1 / 3.00

HR – Olson (7), Bostick (3)



Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Vince Voiro

(6 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 3 K / Win)


RHP Vince Voiro had his best outing of the season on Wednesday, allowing just 2 hits over 6 scoreless innings to earn his 3rd win, while RHP Derek De Young tossed 3 scoreless innings in relief to notch his 2nd save. Second baseman Chris Bostick belted his 3rd home run, while first baseman Matt Olson slugged his 7th for the Snappers.


Thursday’s Games:

Salt Lake @ Sacramento – 7:05pm PT

Tulsa @ Midland – 5:00pm PT / 7:00pm CT

Stockton @ San Jose – 7:00pm PT

Wisconsin @ Beloit – 9:00am PT / 11:00am CT



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fwiw, Addison Russell is #10 on Keith Law’s recently updated Top 25 Prospect List

Thanks for the heads up – imagine where he’d be on the list if he was hitting closer to .300 than .200!

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