Thursday, August 22nd: Avila Pitches Snappers to Victory while Hounds Win and Ports Fall

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Beloit Snappers Pitcher Andres Avila (6 IP / 6 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 4 K / Win)

Beloit Snappers Pitcher Andres Avila (6 IP / 6 H /  0 ER / 1 BB / 4 K / Win)



Midland RockHounds  4

Corpus Christi Hooks      3

WP – Murphy 8-6 / 3.81



Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Sean Murphy

(5 1/3 IP / 9 H / 2 ER / 0 BB / 7 K / Win)


Starter Sean Murphy had a solid outing for the RockHounds, allowing 2 runs and striking out 7 over 5 1/3 innings to earn his 8th win, while RHP Brett Hunter got the final 2 outs for his 2nd save. First baseman Max Muncy had a pair of doubles, while third baseman Jefry Marte collected 3 hits and drove in a run, outfielder Conner Crumbliss singled, doubled and scored twice, and second baseman Dusty Coleman doubled and drove in a pair of runs for the RockHounds.

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Sacramento River Cats

Colorado Springs Sky Sox




San Jose Giants   8

Stockton Ports   1

LP – Anderson 0-1 / 13.50



Farmhand Of The Game:

Second Baseman Antonio Lamas

(2 for 4 / 1 Run)


A’s LHP Brett Anderson had a rocky time in his latest rehab outing on Thursday, allowing 5 runs on 5 hits over 3 1/3 innings to take the loss, while RHP Josh Bowman gave up 3 runs in 5 2/3 innings of relief for Stockton. Second baseman Antonio Lamas, shortstop Addison Russell and outfielder Bobby Crocker had a pair of hits apiece for the Ports. In other news, LHP Shaeffer Hall was placed on the disabled list and RHP Ryan Doolittle (Sean’s little brother), who’s returning from Tommy John surgery, has rejoined the Ports roster.



Beloit Snappers         4

Kane County Cougars  0

WP – Avila 6-4 / 5.38


Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Andres Avila

(6 IP / 6 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 4 K / Win)


RHP Andres Avila turned in a strong start for the Snappers, tossing 6 scoreless innings to earn his 6th win on Thursday. Second baseman Sam Roberts collected 3 hits, including a double, while shortstop Daniel Robertson drove in 2 runs, and catcher Nick Rickles and outfielders John Wooten and Aaron Shipman had a pair of hits apiece for the Snappers. Reports on Thursday night were that the A’s were on the verge of reacquiring catcher Kurt Suzuki from the Nationals and that Snappers RHP Dakota Bacus could be headed to Washington in return.


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

Tri-City ValleyCats

Vermont Lake Monsters



ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL A’s 



Friday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Colorado Springs – 3:05pm PT (Game 1)

Sacramento @ Colorado Springs (Game 2)

Midland @ Corpus Christi – 5:05pm PT / 7:05pm CT

Visalia @ Stockton – 7:05pm PT

Beloit @ Kane County – 4:30pm PT / 6:30pm CT

Brooklyn @ Vermont – 4:05pm PT / 7:05pm ET

AZL A’s @ AZL Royals – 7:00pm PT



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