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)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Sacramento River Cats  6

Omaha Storm Chasers      4

WP – Newby 1-1 / 3.72

HR – Peterson (9)

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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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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  2

Tulsa Drillers                  4

LP – Neal 7-10 / 4.28

HR – Crumbliss (8), Muncy (1)

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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.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Bakersfield Blaze  10

Stockton Ports   13

WP – Viola 1-0 / 0.00

HR – Dixon (11), Richard (10)

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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.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Cedar Rapids Kernels  7

Beloit Snappers         2

LP – De Young 5-5 / 4.30

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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

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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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