Tuesday, May 3rd: Dylan Covey & Ryon Healy Help Hounds Win while Sounds Fall despite Chris Smith’s Solid Effort

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Pitcher Dylan Covey (7 2/3 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 3 BB / 7 K / Win)

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Midland RockHounds RHP Dylan Covey (7 2/3 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 3 BB / 7 K / Win)

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Corpus Christi Hooks     1

Midland RockHounds  3

WP – Covey 2-1 / 1.91

HR – Healy (6)

Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Dylan Covey

(7 2/3 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 3 BB / 7 K / Win)

RHP Dylan Covey delivered one of his best starts this season for the RockHounds, allowing just 1 run while striking out 7 over 7 2/3 innings to earn his 2nd win and lower his ERA to a paltry 1.91. RHP Aaron Kurcz got the final four outs to post his 3rd save for Midland. First baseman Ryon Healy hit his 6th home run, a 2-run shot, in the 1st inning to give the Hounds an early lead, while catcher Andy Paz singled in a run in the 7th, and left fielder Danny Oh had a pair of hits and scored a run for the RockHounds.

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PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Iowa Cubs               2

Nashville Sounds  1

LP – Smith 1-4 / 5.51

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Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Chris Smith

(7 IP / 4 H / 2 ER / 1 BB / 2 K)

 

RHP Chris Smith turned in his second straight solid start for the Sounds, allowing 2 runs on 4 hits over 7 innings of work, but he still ended up walking away with his 4th loss on Tuesday. Second baseman Joey Wendle had a pair of hits, and catcher Bruce Maxwell singled in the Sounds’ sole run in the loss.

2B Joey Wendle: 2 for 4

C Bruce Maxwell: 1 for 3 / RBI

LHP Patrick Schuster: 1 IP / 0 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 0 K

RHP Tucker Healy: 1 IP / 0 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 1 K

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

San Jose Giants  13

Stockton Ports     7

LP – Erwin 0-2 / 4.30

HR – Brizuela (1)

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Prospect Of The Game:

Third Baseman Jose Brizuela

(Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

LHP Zack Erwin had his first really rough start for Stockton and he ended up being charged with 8 runs in just 1 2/3 innings of work to suffer his 2nd loss on Tuesday. Third baseman Jose Brizuela belted a 3-run homer, while first baseman Sandber Pimentel doubled in a pair of runs, and shortstop Melvin Mercedes and designated hitter James Harris had 3 hits apiece for the Ports.

LHP Zack Erwin: 1 2/3 IP / 6 H / 8 ER / 2 BB / 3 K

1B Sandber Pimentel: 1 for 4 / Double / 2 RBIs

SS Melvin Mercedes: 3 for 5

DH James Harris: 3 for 5

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Beloit Snappers                3

West Michigan Whitecaps  6

LP – Naile 1-4 / 4.39

HR – Iriart (5)

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Prospect Of The Game:

First Baseman Chris Iriart

(Home Run)

 

Starter James Naile allowed 6 runs, 5 earned, over 4 2/3 innings to take his 4th loss for the Snappers on Tuesday. First baseman Chris Iriart clubbed his team-leading 5th home run, while center fielder Skye Bolt, second baseman Jesus Lopez and designated hitter Trent Gilbert had a pair of hits apiece for Beloit.

RHP James Naile: 4 2/3 IP / 9 H / 6 R / 5 ER / 3 BB / 3 K

CF Skye Bolt: 2 for 4

2B Jesus Lopez: 2 for 4

DH Trent Gilbert: 2 for 4

 

Wednesday’s Games:

Iowa @ Nashville – 10:05am PT / 12:05pm CT

Corpus Christi @ Midland – 4:30pm PT / 6:30pm CT

San Jose @ Stockton – 7:10pm PT

Beloit @ West Michigan – Noon PT / 2:00pm CT

 

 

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