Wednesday, May 11th: Angel Duno’s 6 Shutout Frames Help Snappers Salvage Doubleheader Split while Renato Nunez Hits 6th HR in Sounds Loss

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Pitcher Angel Duno (6 IP / 4 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 6 K / Win)

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Pitcher Angel Duno (6 IP / 4 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 6 K / Win)

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

GAME #2

Peoria Chiefs        0

Beloit Snappers  4

WP – Duno 3-1 / 1.80

HR – Iriart (6)

Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Angel Duno

(6 IP / 4 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 6 K / Win)

RHP Angel Duno delivered another impressive start for the Snappers to help his team salvage a split of Wednesday’s doubleheader in Beloit. The 22-year-old Venezuelan allowed 4 hits while walking 2 and striking out 6 over 6 shutout innings to earn his 3rd win on Wednesday. Duno has now allowed just 7 earned runs over 7 appearances while walking just 4 and striking out 32 in 35 innings of work. RHP Cody Kurz tossed a scoreless 7th to complete the 7-inning shutout. Designated hitter Jesus Lopez tripled with two outs in the 2nd to clear the bases and give Beloit an early 3-run lead, and first baseman Chris Iriart slugged his 6th home run for the Snappers.

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PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Nashville Sounds  2

Iowa Cubs               4

LP – Overton 1-4 / 4.89

HR – Nunez (6)

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Prospect Of The Game:

Third Baseman Renato Nunez

(2 for 4 / Home Run)

 

Thrid baseman Renato Nunez slugged his 6th home run in the 6th inning on Wednesday to tie him for the team lead with Max Muncy. He also singled in the game, while first baseman Rangel Ravelo singled and doubled in the Sounds’ other run in the 2nd. Starter Dillon Overton allowed 4 runs over 6 innings of work to suffer his 4th loss for the Sounds. In other news, Nashville catcher Bruce Maxwell was placed on the disabled list, while LHP Daniel Coulombe was optioned back to the Sounds, and pitchers Eric Surkamp and Zach Neal were both promoted to Oakland on Wednesday.

LHP Dillon Overton: 6 IP / 9 H / 4 ER / 2 BB / 6 K

1B Rangel Ravelo: 2 for 4 / Double / RBI

CF Jake Smolinski: 2 for 3 / Double

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Stockton Ports   6

Visalia Rawhide   5

WP – Stull 1-1 / 1.23

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Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Brett Graves

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

 

After getting off to a rough start this season, RHP Brett Graves turned in his third straight solid appearance for Stockton, allowing 2 runs, just 1 earned, over 5 innings of work on Wednesday. Graves left the game with a 2-run lead, but RHP Joey Wagman surrendered 3 runs in 2 innings of relief. LHP Cody Stull pitched a perfect 8th to pick up the win, while RHP Carlos Navas got the final three outs in the 9th to post his 1st save for the Ports. Left fielder B.J. Boyd went 4 for 4 with a walk and drove in a pair, while center fielder James Harris collected 3 hits, and catcher Argenis Raga had 2 hits, including a 2-run single to drive in the tying and winning runs in the top of the 9th for Stockton.

RHP Joey Wagman: 2 IP / 4 H / 3 ER / 3 BB / 0 K

LHP Cody Stull: 1 IP / 0 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 2 K

RHP Carlos Navas: 1 IP / 0 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 0 K

LF B.J. Boyd: 4 for 4 / Walk / 2 RBIs

CF James Harris: 3 for 6

C Argenis Raga: 2 for 5 / 2 RBIs

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

GAME #1

Peoria Chiefs        4

Beloit Snappers  0

LP – Naile 1-5 / 4.26

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Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher James Naile

(5 IP / 2 H / 2 ER / 2 BB / 3 K)

 

The Snappers were shut out on just 2 hits in the first game of Wednesday’s doubleheader. Starter James Naile allowed 3 runs, just 2 earned, on 2 hits and 2 walks while striking out 3 but still ended up taking the loss on Wednesday.Designated hitter Trent Gilbert reached base twice, on a double and a walk, for the Snappers.

DH Trent Gilbert: 1 for 2 / Double / Walk

LF Justin Higley: 1 for 3

RHP Corey Miller: 2 IP / 2 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 2 K

 

Thursday’s Games:

Nashville @ Iowa – 10:08am PT / 12:08pm CT

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

Stockton @ Visalia – 7:00pm PT

Quad Cities @ Beloit – 4:30pm PT / 6:30pm CT

 

 

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