Friday, July 12th: Peters & Smith Pitch Hounds & Ports to Victory while Cats & Snappers Win As Well

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Stockton Ports Pitcher Tanner Peters (6 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 6 K / Win)

Stockton Ports Pitcher Tanner Peters   (6 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 6 K / Win)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Fresno Grizzlies                3

Sacramento River Cats  9

WP – Viola 1-0 / 0.00

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Jemile Weeks

(2 for 3 / 2 Walks / 3 Runs / 1 RBI)

 

The River Cats lineup came alive on Friday. Center fielder Jemile Weeks led the way, reaching base 4 times on 2 hits and 2 walks while scoring 3 times and driving in a run. First baseman Daric Barton collected 3 hits and drove in a run, while outfielder Michael Taylor and designated hitter Michael Choice both singled, doubled and drove in a pair of runs for the River Cats. Starter Travis Banwart allowed 2 runs on 6 hits and struck out 6 over 4 2/3 innings of work, while LHP Pedro Viola picked up the win with 1 1/3 scoreless innings in relief.

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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  8

San Antonio Missions     1

WP – Smith 7-7 / 3.33

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Murphy Smith

(6 IP / 8 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 4 K / Win)

 

Starter Murphy Smith had another solid outing for Midland, allowing just 1 run while striking out 4 over 6 innings to earn his 7th win on Friday. Third baseman Vinnie Catricala and second baseman Dusty Coleman collected 3 hits apiece, while first baseman Anthony Aliotti had 2 hits, including a double, and drove in a run, and outfielder Chad Oberacker drove in a pair of runs for the RockHounds.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Stockton Ports  3

Modesto Nuts      1

WP – Peters 8-5 / 4.50

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Tanner Peters

(6 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 6 K / Win)

 

Starter Tanner Peters had a strong outing for Stockton, allowing just 1 run and striking out 6 over 6 innings to earn his 8th win on Friday, while RHP Ryan Dull got the final 3 outs for his 4th save. Shortstop Addison Russell and outfielder Myrio Richard both doubled, while first baseman Max Muncy, third baseman B.A. Vollmuth and designated hitter Tony Thompson drove in a run apiece for the Ports.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Lake County Captains  6

Beloit Snappers         7

WP – Mota 1-0 / 1.17

HR – Rickles (5)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Nick Rickles

(3 for 4 / Home Run / 4 RBIs)

 

Catcher Nick Rickles had a big night at the plate for Beloit, collecting a pair of singles and a home run and driving in 4 runs, including the tying run in the 8th inning, while third baseman Renato Nunez had 3 hits and drove in a pair of runs for the Snappers. Starter Vince Voiro allowed 5 runs on 9 hits over 3 2/3 innings of work, while RHP David Mota tossed 2 scoreless innings in relief to earn the win.

 

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

Vermont Lake Monsters  2

Batavia Muckdogs               4

LP – Hansen 1-2 / 3.72

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Brent Powers

(5 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 4 K)

 

Starter Brent Powers had a solid outing on Friday, allowing just 1 run while striking out 4 over 5 innings of work, but RHP Derek Hansen allowed 3 runs in the 6th inning to take his 2nd loss. Outfielder B.J. Boyd and designated hitter Herschel Powell contributed a pair of hits apiece for Vermont.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL A’s 

(OFF DAY)

 

Saturday’s Games:

Fresno @ Sacramento – 7:05pm PT

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

High Desert @ Stockton – 7:05pm PT

Fort Wayne @ Beloit – 5:00pm PT / 7:00pm CT

Vermont @ Mahoning Valley – 4:05pm PT / 7:05pm ET

AZL A’s @ AZL Brewers – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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