Thursday, April 14th: Hounds Win Behind Ryon Healy’s Big Bat while Sounds, Ports & Snappers Fall

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Midland RockHounds First Baseman Ryon Healy (3 for 5 / Home Run / Double / 5 RBIs)

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Midland RockHounds First Baseman Ryon Healy (3 for 5 / HR / Double / 5 RBIs)

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Arkansas Travelers        3

Midland RockHounds  9

WP – Avila 1-0 / 4.50

HR – Healy (1)

Prospect Of The Game:

First Baseman Ryon Healy

(3 for 5 / Home Run / Double / 5 RBIs)

First baseman Ryon Healy had a big night at the plate for the RockHounds on Thursday, singling, doubling, homering and driving in 5 runs to help the Hounds take the opener in their 3-game series against Arkansas. Healy doubled in the tying run then came around to score the go-ahead run in the bottom of the 3rd, he singled in a pair of runs in the 4th, and he then hit a 2-run homer for the Hounds in the 8th. Catcher Carson Blair singled in a pair of runs in the 3rd, and center fielder Jaycob Brugman singled, doubled, walked, drove in a run and stole a base. The RockHounds swiped 5 bases on the night – 1 each by Brugman, left fielder J.P. Sportman and third baseman Matt Chapman and a pair by shortstop Franklin Barreto. Starter Raul Alcantara gave up 2 runs over 4 innings of work, throwing 82 pitches in the process, while RHP Andres Avila allowed 1 run in 2 innings of relief to pick up the win for Midland. RHP Daniel Mengden is set to make the start for the RockHounds in game two of the series on Friday.

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PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Colorado Springs Sky Sox  7

Nashville Sounds              5

LP – Triggs 2-1 / 8.10

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Prospect Of The Game:

Outfielder Jake Smolinski

(2 for 4 / Double / Walk / 2 RBIs)

 

Starter Dillon Overton allowed 3 runs over 5 innings of work, and RHP Andrew Triggs gave up 4 runs, 3 earned, in the 8th inning to take the loss for the Sounds on Thursday. Center fielder Jake Smolinski singled, doubled, walked and drove in a pair of runs, while shortstop Tyler Ladendorf had 3 hits, including a double, but also made an error that helped lead to an unearned run in the 8th.

SS Tyler Ladendorf: 3 for 4 / Double / Walk / Error

2B Chad Pinder: 2 for 5

LHP Dillon Overton: 5 IP / 9 H / 3 ER / 1 BB / 2 K

RHP Ryan Brasier: 2 IP / 0 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 2 K

RHP Andrew Triggs: 1/3 IP / 4 H / 4 R / 3 ER / 0 BB / 1 K

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Stockton Ports  2

Modesto Nuts     5

LP – Graves 0-2 / 9.35

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Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Lou Trivino

(2 1/3 IP / 0 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 3 K)

 

RHP Brett Graves had a shaky start for Stockton on Thursday, allowing 5 runs on 5 hits and 5 walks over just 3 2/3 innings to take the loss. RHP Lou Trivino then came on to pitch 2 1/3 spotless innings, retiring all 7 batters he faced while striking out 3. Left fielder B.J. Boyd went 2 for 3 with a walk.

RHP Brett Graves: 3 2/3 IP / 5 H / 5 ER / 5 BB / 2 K

RHP Lou Trivino: 2 1/3 IP / 0 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 3 K

LF B.J. Boyd: 2 for 3 / Walk

RF Tyler Marincov: 1 for 4 / RBI

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Burlington Bees    3

Beloit Snappers  1

LP – Naile 0-2 / 6.00

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Prospect Of The Game:

Outfielder Skye Bolt

(3 for 4 / Double)

 

The Snappers were shut out for the first 8 frames on Thursday, extending their scoreless streak to 27 innings, before the team finally pushed a run across the plate in the bottom of the 9th. Center fielder Skye Bolt, who had a pair of singles and a double in the game, scored Beloit’s only run on catcher Nick Collins’ RBI single. Starter James Naile gave up 2 runs over 4 2/3 innings to take the loss while LHP Evan Manarino allowed just 1 run and struck out 6 in 4 1/3 innings of relief.

RHP James Naile: 4 2/3 IP / 6 H / 2 ER / 0 BB / 4 K

LHP Evan Manarino: 4 1/3 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 2 BB / 6 K

2B Trent Gilbert: 2 for 4 / Double

C Nick Collins: 1 for 4 / RBI

 

Friday’s Games:

Nashville @ Oklahoma City – 5:05pm PT / 7:05pm CT

Arkansas @ Midland – 5:00pm PT / 7:00pm CT

Stockton @ Modesto – 7:05pm PT

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

 

 

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