Sunday, June 9th: Nunez’s Slam Helps Snappers Sweep Doubleheader while Cats, Hounds & Ports All Fall

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Beloit Snappers Designated Hitter Renato Nunez (Grand Slam / Game-Winning RBI)

 Beloit Snappers DH Renato Nunez  (Grand Slam / Game-Winning RBI)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Sacramento River Cats  2

Tucson Padres                  4

LP – Thomas 3-4 / 4.06

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Shane Peterson

(1 for 4 / 2 RBIs)

 

Outfielder Shane Peterson singled in a pair of runs to put the River Cats on the board in the 2nd inning, but that would be all the scoring the team would do for the day. Starter Justin Thomas allowed 3 runs on 6 hits over 4 2/3 innings to take the loss.

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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Frisco RoughRiders       4

Midland RockHounds  3

LP – Hunter 0-1 / 2.57

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Zach Neal

(7 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 3 K)

 

Zach Neal had an impressive outing for the RockHounds on Sunday, allowing just 1 unearned run on 2 hits over 7 innings of work. LHP Frank Gailey and RHP Brett Hunter combined to give up 3 runs in the 9th inning, with Hunter taking the loss. First baseman Anthony Aliotti collected 3 hits, including his 22nd double, and drove in a run for the RockHounds.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Modesto Nuts     10

Stockton Ports  3

LP – Mota 0-1 / 6.57

HR – Muncy (15), Richard (5)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Max Muncy

(Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

LHP Shaeffer Hall gave up 3 runs on 8 hits over 6 innings of work and left with the game tied, but the Ports’ bullpen quickly put an end to that. RHP David Mota allowed 2 runs and RHP T.J. Walz followed by surrendering another 5 runs to put the game out of reach. First baseman Max Muncy smacked his 15th home run and drove in 2 of the Ports’ 3 runs on the day.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

GAME #1

Beloit Snappers  5

Burlington Bees     4

WP – Powers 3-2 / 3.77

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Vince Voiro

(4 IP / 6 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 2 K)

 

Starter Vince Voiro allowed just 1 run on 6 hits over 4 innings of work, while LHP Brent Powers gave up 1 run in 2 innings of relief to pick up his 3rd win. Outfielder John Wooten had 2 hits and drove in a pair of runs for the Snappers.

 

GAME #2

Beloit Snappers  8

Burlington Bees     7

WP – Vail 2-2 / 5.12

HR – Nunez (12), Olson (9), Wooten (9)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Designated Hitter Renato Nunez

(Grand Slam / Game-Winning RBI)

 

With Beloit down by 3 runs and the bases loaded in the 7th inning, designated hitter Renato Nunez slugged a grand slam to put the Snappers over the top. Starter Derek De Young allowed 7 runs, 6 earned, over 4 innings of work, but RHP Tyler Vail tossed 2 perfect innings in relief to earn his 2nd win, and RHP Tucker Healy got the final 3 outs for his 2nd save.

 

Monday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Reno – 7:05pm PT

Frisco @ Midland – 4:30pm PT / 6:30pm CT

Stockton @ Inland Empire – 7:05pm PT

Beloit @ Burlington – 4:30pm PT / 6:30pm CT

 

 

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2 comments for “Sunday, June 9th: Nunez’s Slam Helps Snappers Sweep Doubleheader while Cats, Hounds & Ports All Fall

  1. Wade
    June 10, 2013 at 6:30 am

    I wonder why Addison Russell was removed from the game yesterday in the 5th inning?

  2. Wade
    June 10, 2013 at 1:26 pm

    never mind, I saw where Russell aggravated a hand injury and is day-to-day

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