Tuesday, July 22nd: Shane Peterson Singles in Winning Run in 13th for River Cats as Drew Pomeranz Is Solid in His Third Start for Sacramento

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Outfielder Shane Peterson (3 for 6 / RBI)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Outfielder Shane Peterson (3 for 6 / RBI)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Sacramento River Cats  3

El Paso Chihuahuas          2

WP – Savery 6-1 / 2.51

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Shane Peterson

(3 for 6 / RBI)

With two outs, the bases loaded and the game tied in the top of the 13th inning, outfielder Shane Peterson stepped to the plate and singled home the winning run for the River Cats on Tuesday. It was the third hit of the night for Peterson, who was last week’s Pacific Coast League Player of the Week. Second baseman Jose Martinez singled, doubled and drove in 2 runs, while first baseman Anthony Aliotti had a pair of doubles and scored twice. Starter Drew Pomeranz was solid, allowing just 1 run and striking out 5 over 6 innings of work, while RHP Evan Scribner gave up the tying run in the bottom of the 9th. LHP Joe Savery pitched 2 perfect innings in relief to pick up the win, and RHP Seth Frankoff tossed a scoreless frame in the bottom of the 13th to earn his 1st save for Sacramento.

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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

GAME #1

Frisco RoughRiders        6

Midland RockHounds  7

WP – Doolittle 4-3 / 4.05

HR – Coleman (11)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Shortstop Dusty Coleman

(Home Run / Double / 4 RBIs)

 

With the RockHounds down by a run in the bottom of the 6th, shortstop Dusty Coleman hit a 2-run homer to provide the margin of victory for Midland in the first game of Tuesday’s doubleheader. Third baseman Jefry Marte had 2 hits and drove in a pair, while first baseman Max Muncy singled, walked and drove in a run, and outfielder Billy Burns singled, doubled, stole a base and scored twice for the RockHounds. Starter Drew Granier allowed 6 runs, 5 earned, over 5 innings of work, while RHP Ryan Doolittle pitched a perfect inning in relief to pick up the win, and RHP Jose Flores struck out the side in the final frame for his 4th save. Meanwhile, catcher Bruce Maxwell was promoted to Midland from the Ports.

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

GAME #2

Frisco RoughRiders        8

Midland RockHounds  3

LP – Smith 1-2 / 3.90

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Kent Matthes

(2 for 4 / 3 RBIs)

 

RHP Murphy Smith had a rough time in a spot start in the second game of Tuesday’s doubleheader, allowing 6 runs on 8 hits over 4 innings of work to take the loss for Midland. Left fielder Kent Matthes had 2 hits and drove in all 3 of the RockHounds’ runs, while right fielder Jeremy Barfield singled and doubled, and center fielder Billy Burns had a pair of hits and stole his 47th base in the loss.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Stockton Ports        0

Inland Empire 66ers  3

LP – Lamb 3-2 / 3.46

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Ryan Gorton

(2 for 3)

 

Last week’s California League Pitcher of the Week, LHP Chris Lamb, allowed 3 runs on 3 hits and struck out 5 in 5 innings of work to take his 2nd loss, while LHP Omar Duran and RHPs Jonathan Joseph and Austin House each pitched a perfect inning in relief. Catcher Ryan Gorton had a pair of singles to account for half the Ports hits on the night. Meanwhile, Stockton catcher Bruce Maxwell was promoted to Midland, and RHP Dylan Covey was reassigned to Stockton from the Snappers.

 

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

Vermont Lake Monsters  7

Lowell Spinners                    5

WP – Burke 3-1 / 3.29

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Shortstop Yairo Munoz

(Triple / Double / RBI)

 

Starter A.J. Burke allowed 3 runs on 7 hits and struck out 4 in 5 innings of work to earn his 3rd win, while RHP Koby Gauna got the final four outs to earn his 3rd save. 19-year-old shortstop Yairo Munoz doubled, tripled and drove in a run, while catcher Seongmin Kim doubled in a pair, and first baseman John Nogowski and third baseman Jose Brizuela both doubled and drove in a run for the Lake Monsters. And with minor league free agent catcher Josh Ludy joining Beloit, catcher Jose Chavez was sent from the Snappers to Vermont.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL A’s          6

AZL Indians  11

LP – Ferreras 1-1 / 10.64

HR – Soto (1)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Michael Soto

(Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

Starter Kevin Ferreras allowed 5 runs, 4 earned, in 4 innings of work to take his 1st loss on Tuesday. First baseman Michael Soto hit a 2-run homer, while designated hitter Jonesy Zarraga had 2 hits and drove in a pair, and catcher Argenis Raga and outfielder Robert Martinez doubled and drove in a run in the loss.

 

Wednesday’s Games:

Sacramento @ El Paso – 6:05pm PT

Frisco @ Midland – 4:30pm PT / 6:30pm CT

Beloit @ Fort Wayne – 4:05pm PT / 6:05pm CT

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

AZL A’s @ AZL Brewers – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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