Friday, August 9th: Peters Pitches Ports to Victory while Cats, Hounds & Snappers All Fall on Friday

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Stockton Ports Pitcher Tanner Peters (8 1/3 IP / 1 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 14 K / Win)

Stockton Ports Pitcher Tanner Peters   (8 1/3 IP / 1 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 14 K)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Sacramento River Cats  4

Omaha Storm Chasers      9

LP – Werner 10-13 / 6.16

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Designated Hitter Michael Choice

(3 for 4 / 2 RBIs)

 

Starter Andrew Werner had a rocky outing for the River Cats, allowing 6 runs on 8 hits over 4 2/3 innings to take his 13th loss on Friday, while designated hitter Michael Choice had 3 hits and drove in a pair of runs for the Cats.

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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  1

Springfield Cardinals       2

LP – Gailey 1-3 / 2.29

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Carlos Hernandez

(6 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 6 K)

 

LHP Carlos Hernandez made his eighth straight strong start for Midland on Friday, allowing just 1 run while striking out 6 over 6 innings of work and left with the game tied, but LHP Frank Gailey gave up the go-ahead run in the bottom of the 9th inning to take the loss. Shortstop Darwin Perez and outfielders D’Arby Myers and Conner Crumbliss had a pair of hits apiece for the RockHounds.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Modesto Nuts      0

Stockton Ports  2

WP – Peters 11-5 / 3.84

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Tanner Peters

(8 1/3 IP / 1 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 14 K / Win)

 

RHP Tanner Peters turned in another impressive start for Stockton, allowing just 1 hit while walking none and striking out 14 over 8 1/3 scoreless innings to earn his 11th win on Friday. RHP Seth Frankoff got the final 2 outs for his 4th save, while first baseman Tony Thompson had 3 hits, including a double, and drove in a run for the Ports.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Cedar Rapids Kernels  7

Beloit Snappers         4

LP – Lamb 2-4 / 5.45

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Dylan Covey

(5 IP / 6 H / 2 ER / 2 BB / 3 K)

 

Starter Dylan Covey had a solid outing for the Snappers on Friday, allowing 2 runs over 5 innings of work and left with the game tied, but LHP Chris Lamb gave up the go-ahead run in the 6th inning to take the loss, and RHP Trevor Bayless allowed 2 runs in 2 innings of relief in his debut for the Snappers. Catcher Ryan Delgado singled, doubled and drove in a run, while outfielder Ryan Mathews collected a pair of doubles for Beloit.

 

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

Williamsport Crosscutters   1

Vermont Lake Monsters  2

WP – Vattuone 1-0 / 0.00

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Hunter Adkins

(5 IP / 4 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 7 K)

 

Starter Hunter Adkins was solid in his debut for Vermont on Friday, striking out 7 over 5 shutout innings, but he left with the game a scoreless tie. RHP Dominique Vattuone picked up the win with 2 scoreless innings in relief, while RHP Bobby Wahl got the final 6 outs for his 2nd save. Third baseman Ryon Healy doubled and drove in a run for the Lake Monsters.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL A’s           5

AZL D-backs  10

LP – Nolasco 2-3 / 5.29

HR – McKinney (2)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Designated Hitter Billy McKinney

(Home Run)

 

Starter Alex Nolasco had a rough outing, allowing 5 runs on 8 hits over 3 innings to take his 3rd loss on Friday. Top draft pick Billy McKinney hit his 2nd home run, while shortstop Edwin Diaz and outfielder Justin Higley had a pair of hits apiece for the A’s.

 

Saturday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Omaha – 5:05pm PT

Midland @ Springfield – 4:09pm PT / 6:09pm CT

Modesto @ Stockton – 7:05pm PT

Beloit @ Burlington – 4:30pm PT / 6:30pm CT

Williamsport @ Vermont – 3:05pm PT / 6:05pm ET

AZL Padres @ AZL A’s – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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