Thursday, August 14th: D’Arby Myers’ 9th-Inning HR Helps Hounds Win while Jaycob Brugman Hits 7th HR in His Last 7 Games for Stockton

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Outfielder D’Arby Myers (Home Run / Double)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Outfielder D’Arby Myers (Home Run / Double)

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  3

Tulsa Drillers                     2

WP – Dull 5-5 / 3.20

HR – Myers (2)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder D’Arby Myers

(Home Run / Double)

RockHounds outfielder D’Arby Myers doubled and scored the Hounds’ second run of the night in the 7th. Then with two outs in the top of the 9th and the game tied, Myers smacked a solo home run to provide the margin of victory for Midland on Thursday. Designated hitter Jeremy Barfield had 3 hits and drove in a run, while outfielder Kenny Wilson singled, doubled and drove in a run for the RockHounds. Starter Shawn Haviland struck out 6 in 6 shutout innings, but LHP Omar Duran gave up 2 runs in relief, and RHP Ryan Dull tossed 1 2/3 scoreless innings to pick up the win for the Hounds.

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PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Colorado Springs Sky Sox  4

Sacramento River Cats    5

WP – Humber 6-4 / 3.77

HR – Barton (7)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Daric Barton

(Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

First baseman Daric Barton hit a 3-run homer in the 5th to give the River Cats the lead, while designated hitter Kyle Blanks went 2 for 3 with a pair of walks and drove in a run, and third baseman Alden Carrithers singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 12th for Sacramento. Starter Matt Buschmann allowed 2 runs in 6 innings of work, while RHP Paul Smyth gave up 2 runs in 2 innings of relief, and RHP Philip Humber tossed a scoreless top of the 12th to pick up the win for the River Cats.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Stockton Ports  11

Visalia Rawhide    6

WP – Avila 2-1 / 3.60

HR – Olson (35), Brugman (9)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Jaycob Brugman

(Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

Outfielder Jaycob Brugman did it again, hitting his 7th home run in his last 7 games for Stockton on Thursday. First baseman Matt Olson slugged his league-leading 35th home run, while second baseman Chad Pinder had 2 hits and drove in a run, and catcher Beau Taylor singled and drove in a pair for the Ports. Starter Chris Lamb allowed 3 runs on 9 hits over 4 innings of work, while RHP Andres Avila tossed 1 2/3 scoreless innings in relief to pick up the win for the Ports.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Cedar Rapids Kernels  10

Beloit Snappers            3

LP – Stalcup 4-4 / 4.52

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Matt Chapman

(Double / RBI)

 

Starter Matt Stalcup allowed 3 runs on 6 hits over 5 2/3 innings to take his 4th loss on Thursday, while RHP Tyler Vail surrendered 5 runs, 4 earned, in just 2/3 of an inning of relief. Beloit managed just 6 hits on the night. Third baseman Matt Chapman doubled in a run, while catcher Josh Ludy had a pair of hits for the Snappers.

 

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

GAME #1

Aberdeen IronBirds            10

Vermont Lake Monsters  7

LP – Schwartz 0-1 / 5.27

HR – Kim (1)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Seong-min Kim

(Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

Starter Corey Miller allowed 4 runs in just 2 innings of work, while RHP Jordan Schwartz allowed 4 runs, 3 earned, in 1 inning of relief to take the loss in the first game of Thursday’s doubleheader. Catcher Seong-min Kim hit a 2-run homer, while third baseman Jose Brizuela singled, doubled and drove in 2 runs, and first baseman John Nogowski singled in a pair in the loss.

 

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

GAME #2

Aberdeen IronBirds             2

Vermont Lake Monsters  3

WP – Walter 2-0 / 1.76

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Jose Brizuela

(Double / 2 RBIs)

 

Starter A.J. Burke allowed 2 runs in 4 innings of work, while RHP Corey Walter tossed 2 scoreless innings to earn his 2nd win, and RHP Koby Gauna got the final three outs for his 8th save in the second game of Thursday’s doubleheader. Third baseman Jose Brizuela singled, doubled, walked and drove in 2 runs, while shortstop Yairo Munoz had a pair of hits, drove in a run and stole a base for the Lake Monsters.

 

Friday’s Games:

Colorado Springs @ Sacramento – 7:05pm PT

Midland @ Springfield – 5:10pm PT / 7:10pm CT

San Jose @ Stockton – 7:05pm PT

Beloit @ Clinton – 4:30pm PT / 6:30pm CT

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

AZL A’s @ AZL Reds – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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