Tuesday, August 19th: Matt Stalcup Tosses Complete-Game Shutout for Snappers while Shane Peterson Homers in Sacramento Win

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Pitcher Matt Stalcup (9 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 8 K / Win)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Pitcher Matt Stalcup (9 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 8 K / Win)

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Beloit Snappers  3

Peoria Chiefs        0

WP – Stalcup 5-4 / 4.02

HR – Soto (4)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Matt Stalcup

(9 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 8 K / Win)

Beloit starter Matt Stalcup tossed a complete-game shutout on Tuesday, allowing just 3 hits while walking none and striking out 8 to earn his 5th win for the Snappers. And last year’s 9th-round draft pick for the A’s has now walked just 18 batters over 80 2/3 innings of work this season. First baseman Michael Soto hit his 4th home run, while second baseman Melvin Mercedes drove in a pair of runs, and outfielder Justin Higley singled, stole a base and scored a run for the Snappers.

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PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Oklahoma City RedHawks  4

Sacramento River Cats    7

WP – Neal 6-7 / 4.53

HR – Peterson (11)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Shane Peterson

(Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

Left fielder Shane Peterson hit his 11th home run on Tuesday, a 2-run shot in the 6th inning, to give Peterson a total of 82 RBIs for the River Cats. The PCL All-Star has been riding a hot streak lately and is now hitting .500 with a pair of home runs over his last 4 games for Sacramento. Shortstop Jose Martinez had 3 hits and scored twice, while second baseman Colin Walsh singled in a pair of runs. Designated hitter Kyle Blanks went 2 for 5 and scored a run, and right fielder Craig Gentry went 0 for 3 in his second rehab game with the River Cats. Starter Zach Neal allowed 4 runs, 2 earned, over 6 2/3 innings of work to earn his 6th win for Sacramento.

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Corpus Christi Hooks        2

Midland RockHounds  15

WP – Haviland 6-7 / 3.97

HR – Coleman (15)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Kent Matthes

(3 for 6 / Triple / Double / 5 RBIs)

 

The RockHounds put 15 runs on the board on Tuesday. Outfielder Kent Matthes tripled, doubled, singled and drove in 5 runs, while first baseman Max Muncy had 3 hits, walked twice and drove in 3. Shortstop Dusty Coleman singled, homered and drove in 3, and catcher Blake Forsythe doubled, had a pair of singles, walked twice, scored twice and drove in a run for the RockHounds. Starter Shawn Haviland allowed 2 runs over 5 2/3 innings of work to earn his 6th win for the Hounds.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Stockton Ports         0

Lake Elsinore Storm  3

LP – Lamb 4-4 / 3.24

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Tyler Marincov

(1 for 3 / Double)

 

Stockton starter Chris Lamb allowed 3 runs over 6 innings of work to take his 4th loss on Tuesday, while RHP Michael Ynoa tossed 1 scoreless inning in relief in his first appearance for the Ports since July 27. Stockton managed just 4 hits in the game, with outfielder Tyler Marincov doubling for the team’s only extra-base hit of the night.

 

Wednesday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Memphis – 5:05pm PT

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

Stockton @ Lake Elsinore – 6:05pm PT

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

Vermont @ Tri-City – 4:00pm PT / 7:00pm ET

AZL A’s @ AZL D-backs – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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