Tuesday, May 17th: Dillon Overton & Ryon Healy Help Sounds Win 4th Straight while James Naile Pitches Snappers to Victory

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Pitcher Dillon Overton (6 2/3 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 8 K / Win)

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Pitcher Dillon Overton (6 2/3 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 8 K)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Fresno Grizzlies      1

Nashville Sounds  2

WP – Overton 2-4 / 4.37

Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Dillon Overton

(6 2/3 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 8 K / Win)

LHP Dillon Overton delivered a strong start for Nashville, allowing just 1 run on 5 hits while walking 1 and striking out 8 over 6 2/3 innings to earn his 2nd victory as the Sounds won their 4th straight on Tuesday. RHP J.B. Wendelken got the final two outs in the 9th to notch his 3rd save for Nashville. First baseman Ryon Healy collected 3 hits, including a triple, and drove in the tying run in his Triple-A debut after being promoted from Midland on Tuesday, while right fielder Matt Olson doubled in the winning run in the 6th inning for the Sounds. Meanwhile, Jesse Hahn and Max Muncy were recalled by the A’s and LHP Eric Surkamp was optioned back to Nashville.

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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Frisco RoughRiders     11

Midland RockHounds  8

LP – Cochran-Gill 1-2 / 4.94

HR – Kirkland (1)

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Prospect Of The Game:

Shortstop Matt Chapman

(4 for 8 / Double / 2 RBIs)

 

Starter Joey Wagman surrendered 5 runs, 3 earned, over 4 innings of work in his first start for the RockHounds after being reassigned from Stockton. RHP Trey Cochran-Gill allowed 4 run unearned runs in the top of the 15th inning, with the help of a dropped would-be third out by second baseman Franklin Barreto, to suffer the loss. Matt Chapman, making his third start at shortstop, had 4 hits, including a double, and drove in a pair, while first baseman Wade Kirkland homered in the 13th to tie the game for the RockHounds. Meanwhile, outfielder Tyler Marincov was promoted to Midland from the Ports on Tuesday.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

San Jose Giants  12

Stockton Ports     5

LP – Fillmyer 3-2 / 3.80

HR – Bennie (2)

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Prospect Of The Game:

Second Baseman Joe Bennie

(1 for 4 / Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

Starter Heath Fillmyer allowed 4 runs, 2 earned, over 4 2/3 innings to take the loss on Tuesday. Second baseman Joe Bennie homered for the second straight game, slugging a 2-run shot to put the Ports on the board on the bottom of the 1st inning. With Stockton outfielder Tyler Marincov reassigned to the RockHounds, outfielder Alex Glenn was added to the Ports roster and tripled and walked in his Stockton debut on Tuesday.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Beloit Snappers          5

Cedar Rapids Kernels  3

WP – Naile 2-5 / 3.72

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Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher James Naile

(7 IP / 4 H / 2 R / 1 ER / 2 BB / 9 K / Win)

 

RHP James Naile turned in a solid start for the Snappers on Tuesday, allowing 2 runs, just 1 earned, while striking out 9 over 7 innings of work to earn his 2nd win, while RHP Corey Miller got the final out in the 9th to notch his 2nd save. Third baseman Edwin Diaz had 2 hits and drove in a pair for the Snappers.

 

Wednesday’s Games:

Frisco @ Midland – 4:30pm PT / 6:30pm CT

San Jose @ Stockton – 7:10pm PT

Beloit @ Cedar Rapids – 4:35pm PT / 6:35pm CT

 

 

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