Wednesday, April 20th: Dillon Overton Pitches Nashville to Victory as Sounds Split Twinbill while Henderson Alvarez Makes First Rehab Appearance in Ports Win

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Pitcher Dillon Overton (7 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 5 K / Win)

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Pitcher Dillon Overton (7 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 5 K / Win)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

GAME #2

Nashville Sounds  8

Colorado Springs    1

WP – Overton 1-1 / 2.81

HR – Wendle (2), Muncy (1), Pinder (1)

Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Dillon Overton

(7 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 5 K / Win)

Starter Dillon Overton allowed 1 run on just 5 hits while walking none and striking out 5 over 7 innings of work to earn the 7-inning complete game victory in the second game of Wednesday’s doubleheader. And Overton has now struck out 15 over 16 innings while posting a 2.81 ERA in his first 3 starts for the Sounds. Max Muncy, making his second start of the season in left field, hit a 2-run homer to put Nashville on the board in the 4th inning and doubled in another run in the 6th. Second baseman Joey Wendle delivered his own 2-run shot in the 4th, while shortstop Chad Pinder slugged a solo shot in the 5th and also doubled and scored in the 4th, and third baseman Renato Nunez collected 3 hits, drove in a run and stole a base as the Sounds salvaged a split in Wednesday’s doubleheader.

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PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

GAME #1

Nashville Sounds  4

Colorado Springs    5

LP – Castro 0-1 / 9.53

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Prospect Of The Game:

First Baseman Rangel Ravelo

(Double / Walk / RBI)

 

Starter Jesse Hahn allowed 1 run but exited after just 2 1/3 innings as the A’s want him to pitch again on Sunday to put him in a better position for a potential return to the A’s rotation in the near future. Hahn has now allowed just 1 run in his 14 1/3 innings with the Sounds. RHP Angel Castro surrendered 3 runs in the bottom of the 7th to take the loss in the first game of Wednesday’s doubleheader. First baseman Rangel Ravelo doubled, walked and drove in a run on a sacrifice fly for the Sounds.

RHP Jesse Hahn: 2 1/3 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 2 BB / 2 K

RHP Angel Castro: 0 IP / 3 H / 3 ER / 0 BB / 0 K

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Stockton Ports   5

Visalia Rawhide   4

WP – Fillmyer 2-0 / 2.12

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Prospect Of The Game:

Shortstop Mikey White

(3 for 4 / 2 Doubles / 2 RBIs)

 

RHP Henderson Alvarez made his first rehab appearance for the Ports on Wednesday, allowing just 1 run on 3 hits while walking none and striking out 1 over 3 innings of work. Alvarez threw a total of 30 pitches, 21 of them for strikes. RHP Heath Fillmyer followed by allowing 3 runs, just 2 earned, over 6 innings to earn his 2nd win for Stockton. Shortstop Mikey White had a big night at the plate, collecting 3 hits, including 2 doubles, while driving in a pair for the Ports.

RHP Henderson Alvarez: 3 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 1 K

RHP Heath Fillmyer: 6 IP / 8 H / 3 R / 2 ER / 0 BB / 2 K

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Beloit Snappers          2

Kane County Cougars  5

LP – Driver 0-2 / 4.91

HR – Gilbert (1)

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Prospect Of The Game:

Second Baseman Trent Gilbert

(Home Run / Double / 2 RBIs)

 

Starter Dustin Driver surrendered 3 runs on 5 hits and 4 walks over just 2 1/3 innings to take the loss for the Snappers, while RHP Kyle Friedrichs allowed just 1 run in 3 2/3 innings of relief on Wednesday. Second baseman Trent Gilbert homered, doubled and drove in both of Beloit’s runs in the loss.

RHP Dustin Driver: 2 1/3 IP / 5 H / 3 ER / 4 BB / 0 K

RHP Kyle Friedrichs: 3 2/3 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 3 K

 

Thursday’s Games:

Nashville @ Colorado Springs – 5:35pm PT / 7:35pm CT

Midland @ San Antonio – 5:05pm PT / 7:05pm CT

Inland Empire @ Stockton – 7:10pm PT

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

 

 

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