Sunday, June 23rd: All 6 Affiliates Win as Granier & Alcantara Make Impressive Debuts for Hounds & Ports

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Stockton Ports Pitcher Drew Granier (7 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 4 K / Win)

Midland RockHounds Pitcher Drew Granier (7 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 1 BB /    4 K / Win)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Colorado Springs Sky Sox    4

Sacramento River Cats   20

WP – Billings 9-4 / 4.46

HR – Choice (11), Montz (9)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Stephen Vogt

(3 for 5 / Double / 5 RBIs)

 

Starter Bruce Billings allowed 4 runs on 5 hits while striking out 6 over 6 2/3 innings to pick up his 9th win. But it was the River Cats’ hitters who did moost of the heavy lifting on Sunday. Catcher Stephen Vogt had 3 hits, including a double, and drove in 5 runs, while third baseman Scott Moore also doubled and drove in 5, and second baseman Grant Green collected 4 hits, including a pair of doubles, drove in a run and scored 3 times for the River Cats.

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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

San Antonio Missions       3

Midland RockHounds  14

WP – Granier 1-0 / 1.29

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Drew Granier

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

 

Starter Drew Granier made a strong debut for the RockHounds on Sunday, allowing just 1 run on 4 hits over 7 innings to earn his 1st Texas League win. Outfielder Chad Oberacker had 2 hits, including a triple, and drove in 3 runs, while shortstop Dusty Coleman collected 3 hits, including a pair of doubles, drove in a run and scored 3 times for the RockHounds.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

San Jose Giants    1

Stockton Ports  10

WP – Alcantara 1-0 / 0.00

HR – Muncy (19), Russell (8)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Raul Alcantara

(5 IP / 4 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 0 K / Win)

 

Starter Raul Alcantara had a solid debut for Stockton on Sunday, allowing just 1 unearned run on 4 hits over 5 innings to earn his 1st win for the Ports, while RHPs Seth Frankoff and Tucker Healy each contributed a pair of scoreless innings in relief. Shortstop Addison Russell hit his 8th home run, stole his 9th base and drove in 4 runs, while designated hitter Max Muncy hit his 19th home run and drove in a pair, and outfielder Myrio Richard collected 4 hits, including a double, drove in a run and scored 3 times for the Ports.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Peoria Chiefs         1

Beloit Snappers  3

WP – Avila 2-1 / 3.44

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Second Baseman Chris Bostick

(3 for 4 / 2 RBIs)

 

RHP Michael Ynoa had another strong outing for the Snappers on Sunday, allowing just 2 hits while striking out 6 over 5 scoreless innings, but RHP Andres Avila picked up the win with 3 scoreless innings in relief. With the game tied in the bottom of the 8th inning, second baseman Chris Bostick singled in a pair of runs to clinch the win for the Snappers.

 

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

Lowell Spinners                   1

Vermont Lake Monsters  3

WP – Jimenez 1-1 / 3.12

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder B.J. Boyd

(2 for 4 / Double / RBI)

 

The A’s 6th overall pick in this year’s draft, RHP Dylan Covey, made a solid debut for Vermont, allowing just 1 unearned run while striking out 3 in 2 innings of work on Sunday. The A’s 13th overall pick, RHP Lou Trivino, followed up with 2 scoreless innings in relief, and RHP Deyvi Jimenez picked up the win with 4 scoreless innings of work. Outfielder B.J. Boyd doubled in the go-ahead run in the 7th inning, while shortstop Chad Pinder and outfielder Jaycob Brugman collected a pair of hits apiece for Vermont.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL D-backs  3

AZL A’s          8

WP – Azor 1-0 / 0.00

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Designated Hitter Billy McKinney

(2 for 4 / 2 RBIs)

 

The A’s top pick in this year’s draft, Billy McKinney, had another solid performance at the plate on Sunday, collected 2 hits and driving in a pair of runs, and he now has 7 hits in his first 14 at-bats. Outfielder Ben McQuown had 3 hits, including a triple, while first baseman Ryan Huck collected a pair of doubles. RHP Jose Azor picked up the win with a scoreless inning in relief.

 

Monday’s Games:

Colorado Springs @ Sacramento – 7:05pm PT

Visalia @ Stockton – 7:05pm PT

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

AZL A’s @ AZL D-backs – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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