Thursday, April 21st: Andrew Lambo’s Grand Slam Leads Sounds to Victory while Chapman, Healy & Rodriguez all Homer to Help Hounds Win

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Designated Hitter Andrew Lambo (3 for 4 / Grand Slam / 5 RBIs)

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Designated Hitter Andrew Lambo (3 for 4 / Grand Slam / 5 RBIs)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Nashville Sounds              9

Colorado Springs Sky Sox  8

WP – Neal 2-1 / 3.52

HR – Wendle (3), Lambo (1)

Prospect Of The Game:

Designated Hitter Andrew Lambo

(3 for 4 / Grand Slam / 5 RBIs)

Designated hitter Andrew Lambo had a big day at the plate for the Sounds on Thursday. The 27-year-old singled, doubled and slugged a grand slam in the 6th inning to clear the bases and break a 4-4 tie, and he ended up finishing the day with 5 RBIs. Second baseman Joey Wendle hit his 3rd home run in the 5th and also doubled in the game, while left fielder Max Muncy had 2 doubles and a walk and scored twice, and first baseman Rangel Ravelo and third baseman Renato Nunez had a pair of hits apiece and each drove in a run. Starter Zach Neal allowed 6 runs, 5 earned, through 5 1/3 innings but still picked up his 2nd win, and RHP Ryan Brasier got the final two outs in the 9th to earn his 1st save.

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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  9

San Antonio Missions    2

WP – Mengden 1-0 / 1.00

HR – Chapman (4), Healy (3), Rodriguez (1)

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Prospect Of The Game:

Second Baseman Josh Rodriguez

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

 

Second baseman Josh Rodriguez singled, doubled, homered and drove in 3 runs, while first baseman Ryon healy tripled, homered and also drove in 3. Third baseman Matt Chapman singled, doubled, walked and slugged a solo shot, his 4th homer on the season, and designated hitter Viosergy Rosa had 3 hits, including 2 doubles, and drove in a pair. RHP Daniel Mengden turned in another solid start, allowing 2 runs over 6 innings of work to earn the win for the RockHounds.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Inland Empire 66ers  3

Stockton Ports         2

LP – Meisner 0-1 / 4.80

HR – Marincov (3)

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Prospect Of The Game:

Outfielder Tyler Marincov

(Home Run)

 

Starter Casey Meisner allowed 3 runs in 5 innings of work to take the loss on Thursday. Outfielder Tyler Marincov slugged his 3rd home run, while second baseman Joe Bennie doubled, walked and drove in a run, and first baseman Sandber Pimentel had a pair of hits for the Ports.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Beloit Snappers  4

Burlington Bees    2

WP – Biegalski 2-0 / 3.12

HR – Iriart (4)

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Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Xavier Altamirano

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

 

Starter Xavier Altamirano allowed just 1 hit over 4 scoreless innings on Thursday, while RHP Boomer Biegalski gave up 2 runs in 4 innings of relief to pick up the win, and RHP Cody Kurz got the final three outs for his 2nd save. First baseman Chris Iriart hit his 4th home run, a 2-run shot, to put Beloit on the board in the top of the 1st, while outfielder Brett Siddall tripled, doubled, walked and drove in a run for the Snappers.

 

Friday’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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