Friday, August 2nd: Werner Pitches Cats to Victory while Hounds, Ports & Snappers All Fall on Friday

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats Pitcher Andrew Werner (7 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 2 BB / 5 K / Win)

Sacramento River Cats Pitcher Andrew Werner (7 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 2 BB / 5 K)



Albuquerque Isotopes       2

Sacramento River Cats  3

WP – Werner 10-12 / 5.99

Andrew Werner


Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Andrew Werner

(7 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 2 BB / 5 K / Win)


LHP Andrew Werner made his second straight strong start for Sacramento, allowing just 1 run on 5 hits over 7 innings to earn his 10th win, while RHP Brian Gordon got the final 3 outs for his 11th save. Catcher David Freitas had 3 hits, including a double, while shortstop Andy Parrino doubled and drove in a pair of runs for the River Cats.

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Midland RockHounds  5

Corpus Christi Hooks      7

LP – DeMark 2-3 / 5.89

HR – Oberacker (4), Coleman (3), Marte (1)



Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Zach Neal

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


Starter Zach Neal had a solid outing for Midland on Friday, giving up just 1 run on 6 hits over 7 innings of work and left the game with the lead. LHP Jeff Urlaub allowed 2 unearned runs, while RHP Ryan Dull surrendered the tying run in the 8th inning, and RHP Mike DeMark gave up a 3-run homer in the 10th inning to take the loss. First baseman Max Muncy had 3 hits, including a double, while third baseman Jefry Marte homered and drove in a pair of runs for the RockHounds.



Stockton Ports  0

Modesto Nuts      5

LP – Simmons 7-6 / 4.94



Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Jonathan Joseph

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


RHP James Simmons had his fifth straight shaky start for Stockton, allowing 5 runs over 6 innings to take his 6th loss, while RHP Jonathan Joseph struck out 2 in 2 perfect innings of relief. The Ports managed just 3 hits in the game, one apiece from first baseman B.A. Vollmuth, third baseman Tony Thompson and outfielder Dusty Robinson.



Beloit Snappers       3

Clinton LumberKings  7

LP – Jimenez 2-2 / 9.00

HR – Nunez (17)



Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Renato Nunez

(Home Run)


RHP Nolan Sanburn started the game by striking out 2 in 2 scoreless innings of work. RHP Deyvi Jimenez took over in the 3rd inning and allowed 7 runs on 13 hits over 4 innings to take the loss. Third baseman Renato Nunez homered for the second straight day, while outfielder Ryan Mathews singled and doubled for the Snappers.


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

Vermont Lake Monsters  0

State College Spikes           1

LP – Bragg 0-1 / 0.00



Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Brent Powers

(7 IP / 6 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 5 K)


Starter Brent Powers had a solid outing for Vermont, allowing 6 hits and striking out 5 over 7 scoreless innings on Friday. It was a scoreless tie until the bottom of the 9th inning when third baseman Ryon Healy’s throwing error helped open the door to an unearned run and saddled RHP Sam Bragg with the loss.


ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL A’s 



Saturday’s Games:

Round Rock @ Sacramento – 7:05pm PT

Midland @ Corpus Christi – 5:05pm PT / 7:05pm CT

Stockton @ Modesto – 7:05pm PT

Beloit @ Wisconsin – 4:35pm PT / 6:35pm CT

Vermont @ State College – 4:05pm PT / 7:05pm ET

AZL Angels @ AZL A’s – 7:00pm PT



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