Sunday, August 11th: Snappers Slug their Way to Victory while Cats & Hounds Win and Ports Come up Short on Sunday

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Beloit Snappers Shortstop Daniel Robertson (2 Home Runs / 4 RBIs)

Beloit Snappers Shortstop Daniel Robertson (2 Home Runs / 4 RBIs)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Sacramento River Cats  4

Omaha Storm Chasers      3

WP – Banwart 8-5 / 4.64

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Travis Banwart

(6 IP / 8 H / 2 ER / 1 BB / 4 K / Win)

 

RHP Travis Banwart had a solid start for Sacramento on Sunday, allowing 2 runs and striking out 4 over 6 innings to earn his 8th win, while RHP Brian Gordon got the final 3 outs for his 15th save. First baseman Anthony Aliotti had 3 hits, including a double, and drove in a run for the River Cats.

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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  11

Springfield Cardinals        5

WP – Gailey 2-3 / 2.21

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Second Baseman Dusty Coleman

(3 for 5 / Double / 2 RBIs)

 

RHP Drew Granier had his second straight rough start on Sunday, allowing 5 runs on 9 hits over just 2 2/3 innings of work, while LHP Frank Gailey picked up the win with 2 scoreless innings in relief. Second baseman Dusty Coleman collected 3 hits, including a double, and drove in 2 runs, while first baseman Max Muncy had 2 hits and drove in a pair of runs for the RockHounds.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Modesto Nuts      7

Stockton Ports  5

LP – Bowman 4-6 / 6.32

HR – Russell (13), Lamas (11)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Second Baseman Antonio Lamas

(Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

Starter Josh Bowman had a shaky outing for Stockton, allowing 6 runs on 7 hits over 5 1/3 innings to take his 6th loss on Sunday. Second baseman Antonio Lamas hit a 2-run homer, while shortstop Addison Russell slugged a solo shot for the Ports.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Beloit Snappers  10

Burlington Bees       5

WP – Avila 5-3 / 5.96

HR – Nunez (19), Olson 2 (17), Robertson 2 (6)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Shortstop Daniel Robertson

(2 Home Runs / 4 RBIs)

 

Shortstop Daniel Robertson and first baseman Matt Olson both had big days at the plate on Sunday, with each belting a pair of home runs and driving in 4 runs for the Snappers. It was feast or famine for Olson, who struck out in all 3 at-bats in which he didn’t homer. Starter Andres Avila had a rocky outing, allowing 4 runs on 7 hits over 5 innings, but still picked up his 5th win for the Snappers.

 

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

Williamsport Crosscutters   7

Vermont Lake Monsters  2

LP – Trivino 2-3 / 3.12

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder B.J. Boyd

(2 for 3 / Walk / Run)

 

Starter Lou Trivino allowed 6 runs, just 2 earned, over 4 innings of work to take his 3rd loss on Sunday, while outfielder B.J. Boyd had a pair of hits, a walk and scored a run for the Lake Monsters.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL Royals  3

AZL A’s        4

WP – Acevedo 1-0 / 6.14

Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Piikea-Jiro Kitamura

(Double / 2 RBIs)

With 2 outs in the bottom of the 9th inning and the A’s down by a run, third baseman Piikea-Jiro Kitamura doubled in a pair of runs to give the A’s the walk-off win on Sunday. Starter Carlos Navas allowed 2 runs, just 1 earned, over 6 innings of work, while LHP Chris Kohler struck out 5 in 2 scoreless innings of relief.

 

Monday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Iowa – 5:05pm PT

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

 

 

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