Friday, June 28th: Bacus Pitches Snappers to Victory while Ports Win and Cats & Hounds Both Fall on Friday

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Beloit Snappers Pitcher Dakota Bacus (8 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 4 K / Win)

Beloit Snappers RHP Dakota Bacus (8 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 4 K / Win)



Reno Aces                         8

Sacramento River Cats  1

LP – Straily 3-1 / 1.46

HR – Peterson (6)



Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Shane Peterson

(Home Run)


Third baseman Andy Parrino’s fielding error opened the door to 4 unearned runs in the 4th inning, and starter Dan Straily ended up allowing 6 runs, just 2 earned, on 9 hits while striking out 6 over 6 innings to take his 1st loss for Sacramento. Outfielder Shane Peterson hit his 6th home run in the 2nd inning to account for the River Cats’ only run of the game.

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Midland RockHounds  3

NW Arkansas Naturals    7

LP – DeMark 1-2 / 5.63

HR – Crumbliss (4)



Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Sean Murphy

(6 IP / 4 H / 2 ER / 1 BB / 9 K)


Starter Sean Murphy had a strong outing for Midland on Friday, allowing 2 runs on just 4 hits while striking out 9 over 6 innings of work, but RHP Mike DeMark gave up 5 runs in the bottom of the 8th inning to take the loss. Center fielder Chad Oberacker had 3 hits, while left fielder Conner Crumbliss homered, doubled and drove in a pair of runs for the RockHounds.



Stockton Ports   8

San Jose Giants   6

WP – Alcantara 2-0 / 2.61

HR – Lamas (7)



Farmhand Of The Game:

Second Baseman Antonio Lamas

(Home Run / 3 RBIs)


First baseman Max Muncy doubled in a pair of runs to put the Ports on the board in the 6th inning, and later that same inning, second baseman Antonio Lamas launched a 3-run homer to give Stockton the lead. Starter Raul Alcantara allowed 5 runs, just 3 earned, on 6 hits and struck out 5 in 5 1/3 innings to post his 2nd win for the Ports, while RHP Ryan Dull pitched a perfect 9th to pick up his 2nd save.



Beloit Snappers         2

Kane County Cougars  0

WP – Bacus 7-2 / 3.46

HR – Wooten (12)



Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Dakota Bacus

(8 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 4 K / Win)


Starter Dakota Bacus had an impressive outing for Beloit on Friday, allowing just 3 hits over 8 scoreless innings to earn his 7th win, and RHP Tyler Vail got the final 3 outs to post his 2nd save for the Snappers. Third baseman Renato Nunez doubled and drove in a run, while outfielder John Wooten had a pair of hits, including his 12th home run for Beloit.


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

Vermont Lake Monsters  1

Lowell Spinners                   4

LP – Paulino 0-2 / 3.38



Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder B.J. Boyd

(2 for 4 / Double)


Starter Gregory Paulino allowed 4 runs, 3 earned, on 7 hits over 6 innings to take his 2nd loss, while LHP Taylor Massey and RHP Fernando Cruzado each tossed a scoreless inning in relief. Outfielder B.J. Boyd had a pair of hits, including a double, for Vermont.


ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL A’s       5

AZL Angels  6

LP – Vattuone 0-1 / 12.00

HR – Huck (2)



Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Ryan Huck

(Home Run / Double / 2 RBIs)


Starter Joseph Michaud allowed 2 runs on 4 hits over 2 2/3 innings of work, while RHP Dom Vattuone gave up 4 runs in 2 innings of relief to take the loss. First baseman Ryan Huck continued his hot hitting, collecting 3 hits, including a home run and a double, and drove in a pair of runs for the A’s.


Saturday’s Games:

Reno @ Sacramento – 7:05pm PT

Midland @ Arkansas – 5:10pm PT / 7:10pm CT

Stockton @ San Jose – 6:00pm PT

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

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

AZL Cubs @ AZL A’s – 7:00pm PT



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