Saturday, June 7th: Neal, Streich & Leon Lead Hounds, Ports & Cats to Victory while Russell’s Set to Return to Stockton on Sunday

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Pitcher Zach Neal (7 2/3 IP / 6 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 6 K / Win)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Pitcher Zach Neal (7 2/3 IP / 6 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 6 K / Win)

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  6

Frisco RoughRiders        1

WP – Neal 2-0 / 0.78

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Zach Neal

(7 2/3 IP / 6 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 6 K / Win)

RHP Zach Neal turned in his second straight strong start since his return to the RockHounds, striking out 6 while walking none over 7 2/3 scoreless innings to earn his 2nd win on Saturday. First baseman Max Muncy had 3 hits, including a double, and drove in a run, while outfielder Josh Whitaker singled, doubled and drove in 3. Outfielder Billy Burns continued his hot hitting of late, collecting 4 hits, including a triple and a double, and also notched his 27th stolen base.

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PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Sacramento River Cats  13

Salt Lake Bees                     4

WP – Leon 6-1 / 5.28

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Arnold Leon

(5 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 2 BB / 3 K / Win)

 

RHP Arnold Leon had a solid start for Sacramento on Saturday, allowing just 1 run on 4 hits over 5 innings of work to earn his 6th win for the River Cats. Sacramento’s offense kept the pressure off Leon, putting 7 runs on the board over the first 5 innings. Outfielder Nick Buss collected 4 hits and drove in 2 runs, while designated hitter Daric Barton bashed 3 doubles and drove in 3, and shortstop Andy Parrino and third baseman Jose Martinez had 3 hits apiece and each drove in a pair for the Cats.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

High Desert Mavericks  1

Stockton Ports             5

WP – Streich 7-4 / 3.21

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Seth Streich

(6 2/3 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 2 BB / 7 K / Win)

 

RHP Seth Streich had another strong start for Stockton on Saturday, allowing just 1 run while striking out 7 over 6 2/3 innings to earn his 7th win on Saturday, while RHP Michael Ynoa tossed 1 1/3 perfect innings in relief, and RHP Nolan Sanburn got the final 3 outs in the win. Catcher Bruce Maxwell singled, doubled and drove in a pair of runs, while second baseman Wade Kirkland and third baseman Ryon Healy each drove in a run for the Ports. Maxwell exited the game in the 6th inning shortly after being struck by a bat on the backswing. After the game, Maxwell claimed that he was fine and experiencing no symptoms and ready to be back out there on Sunday. Also expected to make his first appearance for Stockton this season in Sunday’s game is rehabbing shortstop Addison Russell.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Beloit Snappers

Burlington Bees

(POSTPONED)

 

Sunday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Salt Lake – 12:05pm PT

Midland @ Frisco – 12:05pm PT / 2:05pm CT

High Desert @ Stockton – 2:09pm PT

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

 

 

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