Monday, August 18th: Lou Trivino Pitches Snappers to Victory while A’s Outfielder Craig Gentry Begins Rehab Assignment in River Cats Loss

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Pitcher Lou Trivino (6 IP / 5 H / 2 ER / 1 BB / 8 K / Win)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Pitcher Lou Trivino (6 IP / 5 H / 2 ER / 1 BB / 8 K / Win)

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Beloit Snappers  6

Peoria Chiefs        4

WP – Trivino 7-9 / 4.85

HR – Higley (1)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Lou Trivino

(6 IP / 5 H / 2 ER / 1 BB / 8 K / Win)

Starter Lou Trivino turned in a strong start for the Snappers, allowing 2 runs and striking out 8 over 6 innings of work to earn his 7th win on Monday. Outfielder Justin Higley doubled and hit his 1st home run for the Snappers, while catcher Josh Ludy singled, drew a pair of walks and scored twice, and third baseman Matt Chapman tripled in a run for Beloit. In other news, RHP Lee Sosa has returned to the Beloit bullpen from Vermont.

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PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Oklahoma City RedHawks  7

Sacramento River Cats    0

LP – Castro 9-7 / 4.19

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Shane Peterson

(1 for 3)

 

RHP Angel Castro had a rough start for the River Cats on Monday, allowing 6 runs on 8 hits and 4 walks over 4 2/3 innings of work to take the loss for Sacramento. The River Cats managed just 2 hits and struck out 11 times on the night, with outfielder Shane Peterson and first baseman Kyle Blanks both going for 1 for 3. Peterson was also one of two River Cats hitters not to register a strikeout in the game. A’s outfielder Craig Gentry went 0 for 4 with a pair of strikeouts while batting leadoff and serving as the designated hitter in his first rehab game with the River Cats.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

San Jose Giants   3

Stockton Ports   7

WP – Bowman 7-7 / 5.01

HR – Brugman (12)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Josh Bowman

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

 

RHP Josh Bowman turned in his third straight quality start for Stockton on Monday, allowing 3 runs, 2 earned, while striking out 7 over 6 innings of work to earn his 7th win for the Ports. Outfielder Jaycob Brugman hit his 9th home run in his last 10 games, while second baseman Chad Pinder doubled and tripled in 2 runs, and shortstop Daniel Robertson walked and singled in a pair of runs for the Ports.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL A’s           3

AZL Dodgers  6

LP – Willman 0-2 / 6.35

Farmhand Of The Game:

Shortstop Jesus Lopez

(4 for 4 / Double / 2 RBIs)

Starter Carlos Navas allowed 3 runs over 5 1/3 innings of work, while RHP Tyler Willman gave up 3 runs in 1 2/3 innings of relief to take the loss on Monday. Shortstop Jesus Lopez, batting 9th, went 4 for 4 with a double and drove in 2 runs, while second baseman Trace Loehr had a pair of hits, and first baseman Shawn Duinkerk doubled in a run for the A’s.

 

Tuesday’s Games:

Oklahoma City @ Sacramento – 7:05pm PT

Corpus Christi @ Midland – 4:30pm PT / 6:30pm CT

Stockton @ Lake Elsinore – 6:05pm PT

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

 

 

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