Saturday, April 16th: Sean Manaea K’s 11 in Sounds Victory while Snappers Win in a Walk-Off in 12th

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Pitcher Sean Manaea (6 2/3 IP / 6 H / 1 ER / 2 BB / 11 K / Win)

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Nashville Sounds LHP Sean Manaea (6 2/3 IP / 6 H / 1 ER / 2 BB / 11 K / Win)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Nashville Sounds          5

Oklahoma City Dodgers  1

WP – Manaea 2-0 / 1.50

HR – Nunez (2), Wendle (1)

Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Sean Manaea

(6 2/3 IP / 6 H / 1 ER / 2 BB / 11 K / Win)

A’s top pitching prospect Sean Manaea turned in another impressive start for the Sounds on Saturday, allowing just 1 run while striking out 11 over 6 2/3 innings to earn his 2nd win for Nashville. Manaea has allowed just 1 run in each of his first two starts for the Sounds while notching 17 strikeouts in 12 innings of work. RHP Eduard Santos tossed 2 1/3 scoreless innings in relief to pick up his 1st save. Third baseman Renato Nunez homered for the second straight night and also singled in the Sounds’ first run in the top of the 1st, while second baseman Joey Wendle slugged a 2-run shot in the 2nd, and first baseman Rangel Ravelo singled in Nashville’s final run in the 8th. RHP Chris Smith is set to make the start for the Sounds on Sunday.

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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Arkansas Travelers      15

Midland RockHounds  1

LP – Bragg 0-1 / 29.08

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Prospect Of The Game:

Shortstop Franklin Barreto

(2 for 4 / Double)

 

Starter Sam Bragg was charged with 7 runs, 6 earned, in the top of the 1st inning without recording an out on Saturday, while RHP Joel Seddon surrendered 5 runs in 3 innings of relief. Shortstop Franklin Barreto singled, doubled and scored a run in the loss.

RHP Sam Bragg: 0 IP / 2 H / 7 R / 6 ER / 3 BB / 0 K

RHP Joel Seddon: 3 IP / 8 H / 5 ER / 2 BB / 3 K

LF Danny Oh: 2 for 4 / Double / Error

1B Ryon Healy: 1 for 3 / Walk / RBI

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Stockton Ports  8

Modesto Nuts     5

WP – Navas 1-0 / 1.35

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Prospect Of The Game:

Second Baseman Joe Bennie

(2 for 4 / Double / 2 RBIs)

 

Second baseman Joe Bennie, designated hitter Sandber Pimentel and center fielder James Harris each drove in a pair of runs for the Ports. Starter Casey Meisner had a shaky outing for Stockton, giving up 3 runs in just 4 innings of work, but Carlos Navas allowed 1 run and struck out 6 in 3 innings of relief to pick up the win for the Ports.

DH Sandber Pimentel: 1 for 3 / Double / Walk / 2 RBIs

CF James Harris: 2 for 5 / 2 RBIs

RHP Casey Meisner: 4 IP / 4 H / 3 ER / 4 BB / 2 K

RHP Carlos Navas: 3 IP / 1 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 6 K

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Burlington Bees    2

Beloit Snappers  3

WP – Lyons 1-0 / 0.00

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Prospect Of The Game:

Outfielder Brett Siddall

(4 for 5 / Walk / GWRBI)

 

Beloit tied the game in the bottom of the 9th on center fielder Skye Bolt’s 2-out RBI single, then right fielder Brett Siddall singled in a run in the bottom of the 12th to give the Snappers the walk-off win on Saturday. Bolt also doubled in Beloit’s first run in the bottom of the 1st, and Siddall reached base 5 times, on 4 hits and a walk. RHP Kyle Friedrichs had another solid start for the Snappers, allowing just 1 run over 5 innings of work, while RHP Dustin Driver tossed 3 scoreless innings in relief, and LHP Jared Lyons picked up the win by pitching a spotless 12th.

CF Skye Bolt: 2 for 6 / Double / 2 RBIs / SB

RHP Kyle Friedrichs: 5 IP / 6 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 2 K

RHP Dustin Driver: 3 IP / 0 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 2 K

 

Sunday’s Games:

Nashville @ Oklahoma City – 12:05pm PT / 2:05pm CT

NW Arkansas @ Midland – Noon PT / 2:00pm CT

Stockton @ Modesto – 1:05pm PT

Burlington @ Beloit – Noon PT / 2:00pm CT

 

 

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