Wednesday, July 24th: Hernandez Pitches Hounds to Victory while Cats & Snappers Win and Ports Fall

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Midland RockHounds Pitcher Carlos Hernandez (8 IP / 6 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 6 K / Win)

Midland RockHounds Pitcher Carlos Hernandez (8 IP / 6 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 6 K / Win)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Colorado Springs Sky Sox  2

Sacramento River Cats   5

WP – Gray 9-5 / 2.85

HR – Taylor (15), Peterson (7)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Sonny Gray

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

 

RHP Sony Gray had a solid start in his return to the River Cats, allowing 2 runs on just 4 hits over 5 innings to earn his 9th win, while LHP Pedro Figueroa tossed 1 2/3 scoreless innings in relief to post his 2nd save. Outfielders Michael Taylor and Shane Peterson both homered and drove in a pair of runs for the River Cats.

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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  6

Frisco RoughRiders        0

WP – Hernandez 6-7 / 2.43

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Carlos Hernandez

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

 

Starter Carlos Hernandez had another impressive outing for the RockHounds, allowing just 6 hits and striking out 6 over 8 scoreless innings to earn his 6th win on Wednesday. Outfielder D’Arby Myers had 3 hits, including a double, and drove in a pair of runs, while second baseman Dusty Coleman and designated hitter Jake Goebbert both tripled for the RockHounds.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Stockton Ports  5

Visalia Rawhide   7

LP – Alcantara 3-2 / 3.28

HR – Robinson (16)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Tony Thompson

(3 Doubles / 2 RBIs)

 

RHP Raul Alcantara had a rough start for Stockton, allowing 7 runs, 5 earned, on 8 hits over 5 innings to take the loss on Wednesday. First baseman Tony Thompson collected 3 doubles and drove in 2 runs, while outfielder Josh Whitaker and third baseman B.A. Vollmuth had a pair of hits apiece for the Ports.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Kane County Cougars  1

Beloit Snappers         5

WP – Streich 10-5 / 3.78

HR – Nunez 2 (15)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Seth Streich

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

 

Starter Seth Streich had another strong outing for the Snappers, allowing just 1 run while striking out 6 to earn his 10th win on Wednesday, while third baseman Renato Nunez hit 2 homers and drove in 4 of the Snappers’ 5 runs in the game.

 

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

Vermont Lake Monsters  7

Aberdeen IronBirds             5

WP – Johnson 1-0 / 1.61

HR – Marincov (2), Soto (2)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Designated Hitter Jaycob Brugman

(Triple / 2 RBIs)

 

Starter Deyvi Jimenez allowed just 1 run over 4 innings of work on Wednesday, while RHP Tyler Johnson tossed 2 scoreless innings of relief to pick up the win, and RHP Trevor Bayless got the final 6 outs for the save. Outfielder Tyler Marincov and third baseman Michael Soto both homered, while designated hitter Jaycob Brugman tripled in the tying and go-ahead runs in the 8th inning for Vermont.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL Reds  5

AZL A’s     6

WP – Perez 2-2 / 3.38

HR – Kubala (4)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman A.J. Kubala

(Home Run)

 

Starter Trey Barham allowed 2 runs on 4 hits over just 1 2/3 innings, while RHP Cristhian Perez allowed 3 runs and struck out 6 in 5 innings of relief to pick up his 2nd win. Third baseman A.J. Kubala homered in his second straight game, while outfielders Billy McKinney and Shawn Duinkerk had a pair of hits apiece for the A’s.

 

Thursday’s Games:

Colorado Springs @ Sacramento – 7:05pm PT

Corpus Christi @ Midland – 5:00pm PT / 7:00pm CT

Stockton @ Visalia – 7:00pm PT

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

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

AZL A’s @ AZL Cubs – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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