Monday, July 20th: Jason Pridie’s 2 HRs Lead Sounds to Victory while Matt Chapman’s 19th HR Helps Ports Prevail

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Outfielder Jason Pridie (2 Home Runs / 4 RBIs)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Outfielder Jason Pridie (2 Home Runs / 4 RBIs)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Nashville Sounds            10

Colorado Springs Sky Sox  5

WP – Mills 4-9 / 4.09

HR – Pridie 2 (14), Freiman (1)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Jason Pridie

(2 Home Runs / 4 RBIs)

Outfielder Jason Pridie slugged a pair of home runs for the Sounds on Monday to increase his team-leading total to 14. Designated hitter Nate Freiman hit his 1st round-tripper of the season and also doubled, while second baseman Joey Wendle collected 4 hits, including a pair of doubles, for Nashville. Starter Brad Mills allowed 3 runs, 2 earned, over 7 innings of work to earn his 4th win for the Sounds.

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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  9

Corpus Christi Hooks     5

WP – Overton 2-1 / 4.50

HR – Nunez (13), Healy (6)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Bruce Maxwell

(2 for 4 / Double / 3 RBIs)

 

Catcher Bruce Maxwell singled in the top of the 4th and then hit a bases-clearing double to drive in 3 in the 5th for Midland on Monday. First baseman Renato Nunez and third baseman Ryon Healy both homered, had a pair of singles and scored twice, while starter Dillon Overton allowed 3 runs in 5 innings of work to earn his 2nd win for the RockHounds.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Bakersfield Blaze  3

Stockton Ports    4

WP – Bracewell 4-2 / 3.16

HR – Chapman (19)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Matt Chapman

(2 for 4 / Home Run)

 

Third baseman Matt Chapman hit his 19th home run, his third in the last three days, in the bottom of the 8th to tie the game, and first baseman John Nogowski singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 9th for Stockton on Monday. Nogowski had a total of 3 hits on the night, while second baseman Branden Cogswell had a pair of hits and walked 3 times for the Ports. Starter Raul Alcantara allowed 1 run over 4 innings of work, while RHP Ben Bracewell tossed a scoreless top of the 9th to pick up the win for Stockton.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Clinton LumberKings  1

Beloit Snappers        5

WP – Fillmyer 1-9 / 6.49

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Heath Fillmyer

(6 IP / 4 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 6 K / Win)

 

After going 0-9 to start the season, RHP Heath Fillmyer finally earned his 1st win of the year on Monday by allowing just 1 unearned run over 6 innings of work for the Snappers. Designated hitter Yairo Munoz had a pair of singles and drove in a run, while third baseman Jose Brizuela and outfielders Max Kuhn and Joe Bennie all singled in runs for Beloit.

 

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

Vermont Lake Monsters  4

Brooklyn Cyclones             5

LP – Gorman 0-2 / 3.00

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Kevin Duchene

(3 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 3 K)

 

This year’s 5th-round draft pick for the A’s, LHP Kevin Duchene, got things off to a good start by tossing 3 shutout innings for Vermont on Monday before leaving with the game a scoreless tie. But RHP Derek De Young allowed 1 run in 2 innings of relief, while RHP Dustin Driver gave up 3 runs, 2 earned, in 2 frames, and RHP John Gorman surrendered the winning run in the bottom of the 9th to take the loss for the Lake Monsters. First baseman Chris Iriart had 2 hits and drove in a run, while outfielder Seth Brown doubled and drove in a pair in the loss.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL A’s          2

AZL Rangers  1

WP – Nelo 1-0 / 1.68

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Xavier Altamirano

(4 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 0 K)

In the top of the 14th inning, outfielder Rodolfo Penalo was hit by a pitch, stole a base and came around to score the game-winning run on a throwing error to give the AZL A’s the win in extra innings on Monday. Catcher Breet Sunde, second baseman Carlos Hiciano and outfielder Brett Siddall had 3 hits apiece for the A’s. RHP Jordan Schwartz tossed 2 scoreless frames to get things started, while RHP Jesus Zambrano gave up 1 run over 5 innings of work. RHP Xavier Altamirano contributed 4 shutout frames in the 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th, while RHP Emerson Nelo tossed 2 scoreless innings to pick up the win, and RHP Dustin Hurlbutt got the final three outs in the bottom of the 14th for his 2nd save.

 

Tuesday’s Games:

Nashville @ Colorado Springs – 6:05pm PT / 8:05pm CT

Midland @ Corpus Christi – 5:05pm PT / 7:05pm CT

Bakersfield @ Stockton – 7:10pm PT

Burlington @ Beloit – 5:00pm PT / 7:00pm CT

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

AZL Giants @ AZL A’s – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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