Month: August 2014

Friday, August 1st: Zach Neal Pitches Cats to Victory as Billy Burns Steals first 2 Bases for Sacramento and Seth Streich Placed on DL for Ports

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Pitcher Zach Neal (8 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 6 K / Win)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Pitcher Zach Neal (8 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 6 K / Win)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Albuquerque Isotopes        1

Sacramento River Cats  6

WP – Neal 5-5 / 4.31

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Zach Neal

(8 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 6 K / Win)

RHP Zach Neal turned in a strong start for Sacramento, allowing 1 run on just 3 hits while striking out 6 over 8 innings of work to earn his 5th win on Friday. First baseman Daric Barton had 3 hits, including a double, and drove in a run, while left fielder Shane Peterson singled, triple, walked and drove in a pair, and center fielder Billy Burns went 0 for 4 with a walk, scored twice and stole 2 bases in his first game for Sacramento.

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Thursday, July 31st: Hounds Win with the Help of another Kent Matthes Grand Slam while Deck McGuire Pitches Cats to Victory and Billy Burns Is Sent to Sacramento

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Outfielder Kent Matthes (Grand Slam)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Outfielder Kent Matthes (Grand Slam)

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Corpus Christi Hooks      1

Midland RockHounds  6

WP – Long 10-6 / 3.16

HR – Matthes (11)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Kent Matthes

(Grand Slam)

Midland outfielder Kent Matthes hit his third grand slam in the last two weeks, which was also his sixth home run in the last six days, to help the Hounds win on Thursday. Outfielder D’Arby Myers and first baseman Blake Forsythe each drove in a run for the RockHounds. Starter Nate Long was solid, allowing just 1 unearned run while striking out 10 over 7 innings to earn his 10th win. Meanwhile, outfielder Kenny Wilson was outrighted to Midland, while former RockHounds outfielder Billy Burns was optioned to Sacramento.

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