Sunday, August 25th: Robertson’s 2 HRs Lead Snappers to Victory while Cats, Hounds & Ports All Win as Well

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Beloit Snappers Shortstop Daniel Robertson (2 Home Runs)

 Beloit Snappers Shortstop Daniel  Robertson (2 Home Runs)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Sacramento River Cats  12

Colorado Springs Sky Sox   4

WP – Hernandez 1-2 / 6.00

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Michael Taylor

(3 for 4 / 2 RBIs)

 

LHP Carlos Hernandez earned his 1st win in his 3rd start for Sacramento, allowing 4 runs, just 2 earned, over 6 innings of work on Sunday. Outfielder Michael Taylor collected 3 hits and drove in 2 runs, while designated hitter Michael Choice and first baseman Anthony Aliotti each had 2 hits and drove in a pair of runs for the River Cats. Third baseman Daric Barton left the game in the 3rd inning, presumably just in case Josh Reddick’s sprained wrist lands him on the disabled list and Barton needs to be called upon by the A’s.

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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  4

Frisco RoughRiders        2

WP – Hunter 2-1 / 3.90

HR – Ladendorf (6)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Second Baseman Tyler Ladendorf

(2 for 4 / Home Run / 3 Runs)

 

Second baseman Tyler Ladendorf singled and scored in the 3rd inning to put the RockHounds on the board, homered with 2 outs in the 7th to tie the game, and walked and scored in the 12th to help the Hounds win on Sunday. Starter Murphy Smith had a strong outing, allowing 2 runs on just 2 hits over 7 innings of work and left with the game tied, while RHP Brett Hunter struck out 3 over the last 2 innings to pick up his 2nd win.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Visalia Rawhide     8

Stockton Ports  10

WP – Simmons 8-7 / 5.62

HR – Richard (11)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Designated Hitter Myrio Richard

(Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

Starter James Simmons allowed 4 runs on 8 hits over 7 innings to pick up his 8th win, while RHP Jonathan Joseph got the final 2 outs for his 6th save on Sunday. Designated hitter Myrio Richard hit a 2-run homer, while third baseman B.A. Vollmuth singled, doubled and drove in 2 runs, outfielder Bobby Crocker had 2 hits and drove in a run, and catcher Bruce Maxwell drove in a pair for the Ports.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Clinton LumberKings  4

Beloit Snappers       6

WP – Finnegan 1-0 / 3.60

HR – Robertson 2 (9)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Shortstop Daniel Robertson

(2 Home Runs)

 

Shortstop Daniel Robertson had a big day at the plate, slugging his 8th and 9th home runs for the Snappers. RHP Kyle Finngean, was solid in his first start for Beloit since being promoted from Vermont. The A’s 6th-round draft pick this year allowed 2 runs over 5 innings to earn his 1st win for the Snappers.

 

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

Brooklyn Cyclones            12

Vermont Lake Monsters  5

LP – Perez 0-1 / 8.44

HR – Boyd (8)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder B.J. Boyd

(2 for 3 / Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

RHP Cristhian Perez struggled in his first start for Vermont since being promoted from the Arizona League. The 21-year-old allowed 5 runs over just 3 innings of work to take the loss, while RHP Bobby Wahl, the A’s 5th-round draft pick this year, had his roughest outing so far this season, giving up 5 runs in just 1 1/3 innings of relief. Outfielder B.J. Boyd singled, homered, walked twice and drove in 2 runs, while second baseman Melvin Mercedes singled, doubled, stole a base and drove in a pair for the Lake Monsters.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL A’s         7

AZL Brewers  3

WP – Herrera 6-4 / 3.82

HR – De La Cruz (2)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Ronald Herrera

(6 IP / 4 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 4 K / Win)

RHP Ronald Herrera turned in a strong outing on Sunday, allowing just 1 unearned run on 4 hits over 6 innings to earn his 6th win. Outfielder Jonesy Zarraga singled, doubled and drove in 4 runs, while outfielder Vicmal De La Cruz singled, homered and drove in a pair for the A’s.

 

Sunday’s Games:

Fresno @ Sacramento – 7:05pm PT

Midland @ Frisco – 5:05pm PT / 7:05pm CT

Visalia @ Stockton – 7:05pm PT

Clinton @ Beloit – 5:00pm PT / 7:00pm CT

Vermont @ Staten Island – 4:00pm PT / 7:00pm ET

AZL Reds @ AZL A’s – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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