Wednesday, August 7th: Vermont Wins Behind Boyd’s Big HR, while Ports Lose despite Robinson’s Slam and Hounds & Snappers Both Fall

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Vermont Lake Monsters Outfielder B.J. Boyd (3 for 4 / Home Run / Game-Winning RBI)

Vermont Lake Monsters Outfielder B.J. Boyd (3 for 4 / Home Run / Game-Winning RBI)

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  9

Tulsa Drillers                 14

LP – Vidal 0-3 / 4.70

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Second Baseman Dusty Coleman

(Triple / 3 RBIs)

 

Starter Murphy Smith had a rough outing for the RockHounds, allowing 7 runs, 4 earned, on 8 hits over 3 innings of work on Wednesday, but RHP Pedro Vidal gave up 7 runs, 6 earned, in 3 innings of relief to take the loss. Second baseman Dusty Coleman tripled, singled and drove in 3 runs for the RockHounds.

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PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Sacramento River Cats

(OFF DAY)

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Bakersfield Blaze  9

Stockton Ports   5

LP – Hall 3-4 / 6.31

HR – Robinson (19)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Dusty Robinson

(Grand Slam)

 

LHP Shaeffer Hall had a shaky start for Stockton, allowing 7 runs on 9 hits over 4 1/3 innings to take the loss on Wednesday. And with his team down by 8 runs, outfielder Dusty Robinson hit a grand slam in the 8th inning for the Ports.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Cedar Rapids Kernels  7

Beloit Snappers         4

LP – Jimenez 2-3 / 9.00

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Second Baseman Chris Bostick

(2 for 4 / RBI)

 

Starter Deyvi Jimenez had a rocky outing for the Snappers, allowing 7 runs on 14 hits over 7 innings to take the loss on Wednesday. Second baseman Chris Bostick and designated hitter Ryan Mathews each a pair of hits and drove in a run for the Snappers.

 

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

Jamestown Jammers           1

Vermont Lake Monsters  3

WP – Bahramzadeh 1-1 / 3.00

HR – Boyd (6), Healy (2)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder B.J. Boyd

(3 for 4 / Home Run / Game-Winning RBI)

 

Starter Kyle Finnegan had another solid outing for Vermont, allowing just 1 run and striking out 6 over 5 innings or work, but he left with the game tied 1-1. And it would remain tied until the bottom of the 8th, when outfielder B.J. Boyd led off the inning with his 6th home run to provide the go-ahead run and third baseman Ryon Healy followed with his 2nd home run to add a little insurance. RHP Kayvon Bahramzadeh picked up the win after tossing 3 scoreless innings for Vermont, while RHP Trevor Bayless got the final 3 outs to post his 7th save for the Lake Monsters.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL A’s 

(OFF DAY)

 

Thursday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Omaha – 5:05pm PT

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

AZL Brewers @ AZL A’s – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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