Tuesday, June 18th: Goebbert’s Grand Slam Leads Hounds to Win while Cats & Lake Monsters Both Fall

 

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Midland RockHounds First Baseman Jake Goebbert (Grand Slam)

Midland RockHounds First Baseman Jake Goebbert (Grand Slam)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Sacramento River Cats  0

Salt Lake Bees                 10

LP – Billings 8-4 / 4.37

Scott Moore

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Scott Moore

(3 Walks)

 

It wasn’t a good night for the River Cats. Starter Bruce Billings had his worst outing in over a month, allowing 5 runs on 8 hits over 3 1/3 innings to take his 4th loss, while RHP Darren Byrd surrendered another 4 runs in 2 2/3 innings of relief. Third baseman Scott Moore drew 3 walks to reach base in all but 1 of his plate appearances, but the River Cats totaled just 3 hits on the night, including doubles by first baseman Daric Barton and outfielder Michael Taylor, who now holds the River Cats’ all-time hit record with 402.

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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  9

Frisco RoughRiders        4

WP – Smith 6-7 / 2.79

HR – Goebbert (13)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Jake Goebbert

(Grand Slam)

 

With the bases loaded and 2 outs and the game tied in the top of the 5th inning, first baseman Jake Goebbert clubbed a grand slam to give the RockHounds a lead they would never relinquish. Starter Murphy Smith had another solid outing, allowing 3 runs over 7 innings to earn his 6th win for the Hounds.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Stockton Ports

(OFF DAY – ALL-STAR BREAK)

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Beloit Snappers

(OFF DAY – ALL-STAR BREAK)

 

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE (Class-A Short Season)

Vermont Lake Monsters  6

Tri-City ValleyCats              9

LP – Jimenez 0-1 / 5.79

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder B.J. Boyd

(3 for 4 / 2 Runs / 1 RBI)

 

Starter Deyvi Jimenez didn’t fare much better for Vermont on Tuesday than he did for much of the season with Stockton, allowing 3 runs over just 4 2/3 innings to take his 1st loss with the Lake Monsters. Outfielder B.J. Boyd and shortstop Melvin Mercedes each collected 3 hits and drove in a run, while outfielder Kelvin Rojas had 2 hits, drove in 2 runs and made 2 errors. Meanwhile, RHP David Mota and LHP Omar Duran have both been reassigned to Vermont from Stockton.

 

Wednesday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Salt Lake – 6:05pm PT

Midland @ Frisco – 9:05am PT / 11:05am CT

Vermont @ Tri-City – 4:00pm PT / 7:00pm ET

 

 

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