Tuesday, August 6th: Leon Pitches Cats to Victory while Hounds, Ports & Snappers All Fall

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats Pitcher Arnold Leon (7 IP / 6 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 6 K / Win)

Sacramento River Cats Pitcher Arnold Leon (7 IP / 6 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 6 K / Win)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Round Rock Express         1

Sacramento River Cats  2

WP – Leon 3-2 / 4.15

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Arnold Leon

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

 

RHP Arnold Leon had his second straight impressive start for Sacramento on Tuesday, allowing just 1 run and striking out 6 over 7 innings of work to earn his 3rd win, while RHP Brian Gordon got the final 3 outs for his 13th save. Outfielder Michael Taylor was the hitting star for the second straight night, doubling in both the River Cats runs in the 4th inning. In other news, LHP Pedro Viola was sent to Stockton to make room for LHP Tommy Milone on the River Cats roster.

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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  6

Tulsa Drillers                   9

LP – Granier 2-6 / 5.29

HR – Oberacker (5), Taylor (3)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Chad Oberacker

(Home Run)

 

Starter Drew Granier had another rough outing for the RockHounds, allowing 6 runs in just 2/3 of an inning to take his 6th loss on Tuesday. Outfielder Chad Oberacker homered, walked and scored twice for the Hounds.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Bakersfield Blaze  3

Stockton Ports   1

LP – Bowman 4-5 / 6.01

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Josh Bowman

(7 IP / 7 H / 1 ER / 2 BB / 4 K)

 

Starter Josh Bowman had a solid outing for Stockton, allowing 3 runs, just 1 earned, over 7 innings of work, but he still ended up taking the loss on Tuesday. The Ports scored just 1 run in the game when third baseman B.A. Vollmuth singled in shortstop Addison Russell in the 6th inning. Stockton placed RHP Michael Ynoa on the 7-day disabled list with shoulder tightness, and he was replaced on the Ports roster by LHP Pedro Viola, who was sent down from Sacramento.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Beloit Snappers               5

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers  8

LP – Avila 4-3 / 5.86

HR – Nunez (18)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Renato Nunez

(Home Run)

 

RHP Andres Avila had his second straight rough start for the Snappers, allowing 6 runs in just 2/3 of an inning to take the loss on Tuesday. Third baseman Renato Nunez homered, walked twice and scored twice, while outfielder Ryan Mathews and designated hitter Aaron Shipman had 3 hits apiece for the Snappers.

 

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

Jamestown Jammers           5

Vermont Lake Monsters  3

LP – Cruzado 0-2 / 7.94

HR – Healy (1)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Ryon Healy

(Home Run / Double / 2 RBIs)

 

Third baseman Ryon Healy hit a 2-run homer to put Vermont on the board in the 4th inning. Starter Lou Trivino had a solid outing, allowing just 2 unearned runs and striking out 6 over 5 innings of work, but RHP Fernando Cruzado gave up 2 unearned runs in the 11th inning, with the help of a throwing error by third baseman Luis Baez, to take his 2nd loss for the Lake Monsters.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL A’s          0

AZL Mariners  5

LP – Navas 1-2 / 5.34

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Jonesy Zarraga

(2 for 4)

Starter Carlos Navas allowed 3 runs in 3 innings of work to take the loss, while outfielder Jonesy Zarraga had 2 of the A’s 5 hits on Tuesday.

 

Wednesday’s Games:

Midland @ Tulsa – 5:05pm PT / 7:05pm CT

Bakersfield @ Stockton – 7:05pm PT

Cedar Rapids @ Beloit – 5:00pm PT / 7:00pm CT

Jamestown @ Vermont – 4:05pm PT / 7:05pm CT

 

 

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