Tuesday, July 9th: Bowman Pitches Ports to Victory while Vermont Wins and Cats Lose

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Stockton Ports Pitcher Josh Bowman (8 IP / 7 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 6 K / Win)

Stockton Ports RHP Josh Bowman (8 IP / 7 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 6 K)



Sacramento River Cats     3

Colorado Springs Sky Sox  10

LP – Resop 1-1 / 10.13



Farmhand Of The Game:

Second Baseman Jemile Weeks

(3 for 5 / 2 Runs)


With Sonny Gray scratched from his scheduled start due to his recall by Oakland, RHP Chris Resop made an emergency start and didn’t fare well, allowing 8 runs on 9 hits over just 2 1/3 innings to take the loss on Tuesday. Second baseman Jemile Weeks collected 3 hits and scored twice, while designated hitter Scott Moore had 2 hits and drove in a pair of runs for the River Cats.

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Midland RockHounds




Visalia Rawhide   2

Stockton Ports  7

WP – Bowman 3-2 / 6.16

HR – Vollmuth (15), Kirkland (5)



Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Josh Bowman

(8 IP / 7 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 6 K / Win)


Starter Josh Bowman had his second straight strong outing for Stockton, allowing 1 run while striking out 6 to earn his 3rd win on Tuesday. Outfielder Myrio Richard collected 4 hits, including a double, and drove in 2 runs, while second baseman Wade Kirkland homered, doubled and drove in a pair of runs for the Ports.



Beloit Snappers



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

Hudson Valley Renegades   1

Vermont Lake Monsters   2

WP – Bayless 1-0 / 0.00

HR – Gorton (1)



Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Ryan Gorton

(Home Run)


Catcher Ryan Gorton homered to tie the game in the bottom of the 6th inning. And then in the bottom of the 10th, with Wilfredo Solano at second base, Gorton bunted him over to third, and he eventually came around to score the winning run on another sacrifice bunt by outfielder Herschel Powell, who had 3 hits in the game. The A’s 4th-round draft pick this year, RHP Dylan Covey, allowed just 2 hits and struck out 5 over 4 innings of work and has now failed to allow an earned run in his first 12 innings of pro ball, while RHP Trevor Bayless picked up the win with 2 scoreless innings of relief.


ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL A’s       1

AZL Angels  6

LP – Nolasco 0-2 / 6.75

HR – Higley (2)



Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Justin Higley

(Home Run)


Starter Hunter Adkins tossed 2 scoreless innings on Tuesday, but LHP Alex Nolasco allowed 4 runs, 3 earned, over 2 2/3 innings of work to take the loss. Outfielder Justin Higley hit his 2nd home run to account for all the A’s scoring on the night.


Wednesday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Colorado Springs – 11:35am PT

Midland @ San Antonio – 5:05pm PT / 7:05pm CT

Stockton @ Modesto – 7:05pm PT

Lake County @ Beloit – 5:00pm PT / 7:00pm CT

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

AZL Dodgers @ AZL A’s – 7:00pm PT



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