Saturday, August 24th: Carpenter Pitches Hounds to Victory while Snappers Win and Cats & Ports Fall

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Midland RockHounds Pitcher Drew Carpenter (6 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 3 K / Win)

 Midland RockHounds Pitcher    Drew Carpenter (6 IP / 2 H / 0 ER     / 2 BB / 3 K / Win)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Sacramento River Cats   1

Colorado Springs Sky Sox  3

LP – Werner 11-14 / 5.89

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Andrew Werner

(7 IP / 6 H / 3 ER / 0 BB / 7 K)

 

LHP Andrew Werner had a solid start for Sacramento, allowing 3 runs on 6 hits while striking out 7 over 7 innings of work, but he still ended up taking his 14th loss on Saturday. First baseman Anthony Aliotti singled and doubled, while catcher Ryan Ortiz doubled and scored a run, and designated hitter Jemile Weeks singled in the only run of the game for the River Cats.

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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  8

Frisco RoughRiders        3

WP – Carpenter 4-2 / 1.36

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Drew Carpenter

(6 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 3 K / Win)

 

Starter Drew Carpenter turned in an impressive outing for the RockHounds, allowing just 2 hits over 6 scoreless innings to earn his 4th win on Saturday. Outfielder Josh Whitaker collected a pair of doubles, while Conner Crumbliss singled, walked, homered and scored twice, third baseman Jefry Marte singled, doubled and drove in a run, and outfielder Chad Oberacker drove in a pair for the RockHounds.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Visalia Rawhide   2

Stockton Ports  0

LP – Doolittle 0-1 / 2.70

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Ryan Doolittle

(3 1/3 IP / 2 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 3 K)

 

RHP Ryan Doolittle, returning from Tommy John surgery, had a solid outing his first time out for Stockton, allowing just 1 run on 2 hits while striking out 3 over 3 1/3 innings of work, but he still ended up taking the loss on Saturday. The Ports managed just 3 hits in the game, one apiece from outfielder Myrio Richard, second baseman Antonio Lamas and catcher Bruce Maxwell.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Clinton LumberKings  4

Beloit Snappers       7

WP – De Young 7-5 / 4.37

HR – Wooten (19)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Designated Hitter Ryan Mathews

(4 for 5 / 2 Doubles / 2 RBIs)

 

Designated hitter Ryan Mathews had a big night at the plate, collecting 4 hits, including 2 doubles, and driving in 2 runs, while outfielder John Wooten homered and drove in a pair of runs for the Snappers. Starter Derek De Young allowed 3 runs, 2 earned, over 6 innings to pick up his 7th win on Saturday, while third baseman Renato Nunez made his organization-leading 36th and 37th errors in the game.

 

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

Brooklyn Cyclones              2

Vermont Lake Monsters  0

LP – Powers 4-3 / 2.64

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Brent Powers

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

 

Starter Brent Powers had a strong outing for Vermont, allowing 2 runs on 4 hits over 6 innings, but he still ended up taking the loss on Saturday. The Lake Monsters lineup managed just 3 hits in the game, one each from shortstop Chad Pinder, and outfielders B.J. Boyd and Herschel Powell.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL D-backs  5

AZL A’s        11

WP – Acevedo 2-1 / 5.40

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Jonesy Zarraga

(3 for 4 / Double / 2 RBIs / Stolen Base)

Starter Alex Nolasco allowed 4 runs in just 2 innings of work, while RHP Rony Acevedo picked up the win with 2 perfect innings in relief. Outfielder Jonesy Zarraga had 3 hits, including a double, and drove in 2 runs, while first baseman Shawn Duinkerk and second baseman Joe Bennie both singled, doubled and drove in a pair for the A’s. Meanwhile, rehabbing major leaguers Eric Chavez, Miguel Montero and Willie Bloomquist went a combined 0-for-10 for the D-backs.

 

Sunday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Colorado Springs – 12:05pm PT

Midland @ Frisco – 4:05pm PT / 6:05pm CT

Visalia @ Stockton – 6:05pm PT

Clinton @ Beloit – Noon PT / 2:00pm CT

Brooklyn @ Vermont – 2:05pm PT / 5:05pm ET

AZL A’s @ AZL Brewers – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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