Monday, July 29th: Hernandez Helps Hounds Win while Snappers Fall and Cats Drop a Pair

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Midland RockHounds Pitcher Carlos Hernandez (7 IP / 7 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 2 K)

Midland RockHounds Pitcher Carlos Hernandez (7IP / 7H / 0ER / 2BB / 2K)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

GAME #1

Sacramento River Cats  3

Las Vegas 51s                  8

LP – Byrd 1-1 / 5.29

HR – Aliotti (1)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Anthony Aliotti

(2 for 3 / Home Run / 1 RBI)

 

RHP Darren Byrd had a rough start for the River Cats, allowing 5 runs in just 1 1/3 innings of work to take the loss in the first game of Monday’s doubleheader. First baseman Anthony Aliotti had 2 hits, including his 1st home run for Sacramento, while designated hitter Hiro Nakajima had 2 singles, and third baseman Daric Barton drove in a pair of runs for the River Cats.

 

GAME #2

Sacramento River Cats  4

Las Vegas 51s                 10

LP – Gray 9-7 / 3.38

HR – Ortiz (1)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Ryan Ortiz

(2 for 3 / Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

Starter Sonny Gray had a rocky outing for the River Cats, allowing 7 runs, 6 earned, on 9 hits over 4 2/3 innings to take the loss in the second game of Monday’s doubleheader. Catcher Ryan Ortiz had a pair of hits, including his 1st home run for Sacramento, while outfielder Michael Choice and designated hitter Michael Taylor drove in a run apiece for the River Cats.

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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Frisco RoughRiders       2

Midland RockHounds  3

WP – DeMark 2-2 / 5.40

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Carlos Hernandez

(7 IP / 7 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 2 K)

 

LHP Carlos Hernandez had another solid outing, allowing just 2 unearned runs on 7 hits over 7 innings of work on Monday, marking his 5th straight start without allowing an earned run for Midland. Outfielder Conner Crumbliss had 2 hits and scored twice, while catcher Beau Taylor had a pair of hits and drove in a run for the RockHounds. Meanwhile, RHP Ryan Dull has been promoted from Stockton and will be joining the Hounds bullpen.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Stockton Ports

(OFF DAY)

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Quad Cities River Bandits  4

Beloit Snappers               1

LP – Streich 10-6 / 3.82

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Aaron Shipman

(2 for 4 / Double / Walk / Run)

 

RHP Seth Streich had a shaky start for the Snappers, allowing 4 runs, 3 earned, on 7 hits over 6 innings to take his 6th loss on Monday. Outfielder Aaron Shipman singled, doubled, walked and scored a run, while second baseman Chris Bostick drove in the Snappers’ only run of the game.

 

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

Lowell Spinners                   2

Vermont Lake Monsters  3

WP – Grundy 2-2 / 6.85

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Jerad Grundy

(3 IP / 1 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 4 K / Win)

 

Starter Bobby Wahl, the A’s 5th-round draft pick whose innings are being limited, struck out 3 in 1 2/3 scoreless innings of work, while the team’s 10th-round pick, LHP Jerad Grundy, struck out 4 in 3 scoreless innings of relief to pick up his 2nd win on Monday. Third baseman Michael Soto singled, doubled and scored twice, while shortstop Luis Baez had 2 hits and drove in a pair of runs for Vermont.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL A’s        10

AZL D-backs  2

WP – Perez 3-2 / 3.41

HR – Wheeler (1)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Kyle Wheeler

(3 for 5 / Home Run / Double / 2 RBIs)

 

Starter Cristhian Perez had another solid outing on Monday, allowing 2 runs on 4 hits over 5 innings to earn his 3rd win for the A’s. The team’s 26th-round draft pick, catcher Kyle Wheeler, singled, doubled, hit his 1st home run and drove in 2 runs, while third baseman Gabriel Santana had 2 doubles and drove in a pair of runs for the A’s.

 

Tuesday’s Games:

Albuquerque @ Sacramento – 7:05pm PT

Frisco @ Midland – 4:30pm PT / 6:30pm CT

Stockton @ High Desert – 7:05pm PT

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

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

AZL D-backs @ AZL A’s – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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