Thursday, August 8th: Peterson Leads Cats to Victory while Ports Win and Hounds & Snappers Both Fall

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats Outfielder Shane Peterson (Home Run / 2 RBIs / GWRBI)

Sacramento River Cats OF Shane Peterson (HR / 2 RBIs / GWRBI)



Sacramento River Cats  6

Omaha Storm Chasers      4

WP – Newby 1-1 / 3.72

HR – Peterson (9)



Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Shane Peterson

(Home Run / 2 RBIs / GWRBI)


With the game tied 4-4 in the 9th inning, outfielder Shane Peterson hit a 2-run homer to drive in the go-ahead for the River Cats on Thursday. LHP Tommy Milone made his first start for Sacramento, allowing 2 runs on 8 hits and striking out 7 over 5 innings of work, while RHP Kyler Newby tossed 2/3 of an inning in relief to pick up the win, and RHP Brian Gordon got the final 3 outs for his 14th save.

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Midland RockHounds  2

Tulsa Drillers                  4

LP – Neal 7-10 / 4.28

HR – Crumbliss (8), Muncy (1)



Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Max Muncy

(Home Run)


Starter Zach Neal allowed 4 runs over 7 innings of work to take his 10th loss on Thursday, while first baseman Max Muncy and outfielder Conner Crumbliss both singled and homered for the RockHounds.



Bakersfield Blaze  10

Stockton Ports   13

WP – Viola 1-0 / 0.00

HR – Dixon (11), Richard (10)



Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Tony Thompson

(2 for 5 / 4 RBIs)


First baseman Tony Thompson had 2 hits and drove in 4 runs, while outfielder Rashun Dixon homered, doubled and drove in a pair of runs for the Ports. RHP James Simmons had his 6th straight rough start for Stockton, allowing 7 runs on 9 hits over 3 innings of work, while LHP Pedro Viola tossed 2 scoreless innings in relief to pick up the win in his debut for the Ports.



Cedar Rapids Kernels  7

Beloit Snappers         2

LP – De Young 5-5 / 4.30



Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Aaron Shipman

(2 for 3 / Walk / Run / Stolen Base)


Starter Derek De Young had a rocky outing for Beloit, allowing 6 runs over 4 innings of work to take his 5th loss on Thursday, while outfielder Aaron Shipman had 2 hits and a walk, stole a base and scored a run for the Snappers.


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

Jamestown Jammers           4

Vermont Lake Monsters  0

LP – Powers 4-2 / 2.35



Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Tyler Johnson

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


Starter Brent Powers had a shaky outing on Thursday, allowing 4 runs on 6 hits over 5 innings to take his 2nd loss, while RHPs Junior Mendez and Tyler Johnson each tossed a pair of scoreless innings in relief. Vermont managed just 2 hits in the game, 1 each courtesy of catcher Ryan Gorton and first baseman Michael Soto.


ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL Brewers  2

AZL A’s         6

WP – Doolittle 1-0 / 1.69

Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Shawn Duinkerk

(Triple / 3 RBIs)

Starter Dustin Driver tossed 1 2/3 scoreless innings despite walking 3 batters, while RHP Ryan Doolittle picked up the win with 2 1/3 scoreless innings in relief. First baseman Shawn Duinkerk tripled and drove in 3 runs for the A’s.


Friday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Omaha – 5:05pm PT

Midland @ Springfield – 5:09pm PT / 7:09pm CT

Modesto @ Stockton – 7:05pm PT

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

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

AZL A’s @ AZL D-backs – 7:00pm PT



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