Wednesday, June 19th: Cats, Hounds & Monsters All Fall as A’s Draft Picks Debut for Vermont

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats Third Baseman Scott Moore (3 for 5 / Home Run / Double / RBI)

Sacramento River Cats 3B Scott Moore (3 for 5 / HR / Double / RBI)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Sacramento River Cats  7

Salt Lake Bees                 11

LP – Okajima 0-2 / 3.79

HR – Moore (9), Green (8)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Scott Moore

(3 for 5 / Home Run / Double / RBI)

 

Third baseman Scott Moore smacked his 9th home run in the 5th inning to give the River Cats the lead, and he also collected a double and a single and scored twice. Designated hitter Grant Green tagged a 2-run homer to put the Cats on the board in the 1st, and first baseman Daric Barton had a pair of doubles and drove in a run. Starter Justin Thomas allowed 3 runs on 6 hits over 5 innings and left the game with a 1-run lead, but it didn’t last long. LHP Hideki Okajima came on to give up 4 runs in 1 inning of relief to take the loss.

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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  5

Frisco RoughRiders        9

LP – Neal 5-5 / 3.89

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Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Jake Goebbert

(2 for 5 / Triple / Double / 2 RBIs)

 

First baseman Jake Goebbert had another big day at the plate, doubling, tripling and driving in a pair of runs for the RockHounds. But starter Zach Neal had a rocky outing on Wednesday, allowing 6 runs on 9 hits over 5 2/3 innings to take his 5th loss.

 

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  2

Tri-City ValleyCats              8

LP – Grundy 0-1 / 10.80

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder B.J. Boyd

(1 for 3 / Walk / Stolen Base)

 

The LakeMonsters lost their 3rd straight game to start the season, while many of this year’s draft picks made their debuts for Vermont. The A’s 12th overall draft pick, LHP Jerad Grundy, allowed 3 runs, 2 earned, in 1 2/3 innings to take the loss, while the team’s 11th overall pick, LHP Matt Stalcup, followed up with 1 1/3 perfect innings in relief. Vermont was held to just 5 hits on the night. Outfielder B.J. Boyd, singled, walked and stole a base, while the A’s 3rd overall pick, shortstop Chad Pinder, 10th pick, outfielder Tyler Marincov, and 19th pick, outfielder Jaycob Brugman, combined to go 0 for 12 in their debuts.

 

Thursday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Salt Lake – 6:05pm PT

San Antonio @ Midland – 5:00pm PT / 7:00pm CT

San Jose @ Stockton – 7:05pm PT

Peoria @ Beloit – 5:00pm PT / 7:00pm CT

Connecticut @ Vermont – 4:05pm PT / 7:05pm ET

AZL A’s vs. AZL Giants – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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