Friday, May 31st: Crocker & Peters Help Ports Win while Cats, Hounds & Snappers All Fall on Friday

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Stockton Ports Outfielder Bobby Crocker (Home Run / 3 RBIs)

Stockton Ports Outfielder Bobby Crocker (Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Salt Lake Bees                  2

Sacramento River Cats  1

LP – Gray 5-3 / 2.40

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Sonny Gray

(7 IP / 9 H / 2 ER / 1 BB / 7 K)

 

Top pitching prospect Sonny Gray had another strong start for Sacramento, allowing just 2 runs while striking out 7 in 7 innings of work, but he still ended up taking the loss on Friday. Shortstop Hiro Nakajima and designated hitter Jemile Weeks contributed a pair of hits apiece for the River Cats.

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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Springfield Cardinals     15

Midland RockHounds  5

LP – Murphy 2-2 / 4.68

HR – Ladendorf (2)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Infielder Tyler Ladendorf

(Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

Starter Sean Murphy had his worst outing of the season on Friday, allowing 7 runs in just 2 2/3 innings to take his 2nd loss, while RHP Mike DeMark gave up 5 runs in just 2/3 of an inning of relief. Outfielder Conner Crumbliss collected 3 hits, while infielder Tyler Ladendorf launched a 3-run homer in the loss.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Stockton Ports   4

San Jose Giants   3

WP – Peters 6-3 / 4.41

HR – Crocker (4)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Bobby Crocker

(Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

Outfielder Bobby Crocker did most of the damage for the Ports on Friday, hitting his 4th home run in the 1st inning and driving in 3 of the team’s 4 runs on the night. RHP Tanner Peters had another solid start for Stockton, allowing 2 runs and striking out 6 in 6 innings to earn his 6th win. RHP Seth Frankoff returned from the disabled list to toss a scoreless 8th, and RHP Jose Macias got the final 3 outs in the 9th to post his 5th save.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Quad Cities River Bandits  6

Beloit Snappers              3

LP – Powers 2-2 / 3.97

HR – Mathews (6)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Raul Alcantara

(8 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 9 K)

 

RHP Raul Alcantara had another impressive outing for the Snappers on Friday, allowing just 1 run while walking none and striking out 9 over 8 innings of work, and he left with the game tied. RHPs Ryan Dull and Tucker Healy followed with 2 scoreless innings apiece, and the game remained tied until LHP Brent Powers gave up 5 runs in the 14th inning to take his 2nd loss. Third baseman Renato Nunez collected a pair of hits, while designated hitter Ryan Mathews slugged his 6th home run of the season for the Snappers.

 

Saturday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Tacoma – 7:00pm PT

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

Stockton @ San Jose – 7:00pm PT

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

 

 

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1 comment for “Friday, May 31st: Crocker & Peters Help Ports Win while Cats, Hounds & Snappers All Fall on Friday

  1. Wade
    June 1, 2013 at 6:28 am

    two more K’s and two more BB’s for Addison Russell…I would imagine that he’s among the TTO leaders in the Cal League

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