Friday, June 10th: Overton Tosses 6 Shutout Innings and Pinder, Brugman & Maxwell Homer to Help Sounds Win while Hounds Prevail in Extras

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Pitcher Dillon Overton (6 IP / 4 H / 0 ER / 4 BB / 3 K / Win)

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Pitcher Dillon Overton (6 IP / 4 H / 0 ER / 4 BB / 3 K / Win)



Nashville Sounds         10

Oklahoma City Dodgers  0

WP – Overton 6-4 / 3.63

HR – Pinder (5), Brugman (3), Maxwell (2)

Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Dillon Overton

(6 IP / 4 H / 0 ER / 4 BB / 3 K / Win)

LHP Dillon Overton delivered another solid start for the Sounds, throwing 6 shutout innings to earn his 6th win on Friday. And the former 2nd-round draft pick has now notched a nifty 2.05 ERA over his last 5 starts for Nashville. After appearing for Stockton on Tuesday, RHP Liam Hendriks tossed 1 scoreless inning of relief in his first rehab appearance for the Sounds, and RHP Ryan Doolittle got the final six outs to complete the 5-hit shutout. Center fielder Jaycob Brugman had a big night at the plate, belting his 3rd home run for the Sounds while also collecting a pair of doubles and driving in 3 runs. Catcher Bruce Maxwell and shortstop Chad Pinder both homered, doubled and drove in a pair to help Nashville maintain its 5-game lead in the Pacific Coast League American Southern division over rival Round Rock. In other news, Nashville’s Zach Neal and Max Muncy were both recalled by the A’s on Friday, while Oakland starter Jesse Hahn was optioned back to the Sounds. And Beloit starter James Naile was reassigned to Nashville to make Saturday’s start for Daniel Mengden, who is expected to make his major league debut for the A’s on Saturday.

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Midland RockHounds  7

Corpus Christi Hooks     6

WP – Finnegan 1-1 / 3.27



Prospect Of The Game:

Designated Hitter Viosergy Rosa

(2 for 4 / 2 Doubles / 2 RBIs)


Midland snapped its six-game losing streak with a 10-inning victory on Friday. Starter Corey Walter had his worst outing since joining the RockHounds rotation, allowing 5 runs over 4 innings of work. Designated hitter Viosergy Rosa had a pair of doubles and drove in 2 runs, including the tying run in the top of the 5th inning for the Hounds. Midland later scored 2 unearned runs off former RockHound Brendan McCurry in the top of the 10th thanks to a throwing error by Hooks shortstop Alex Bregman that allowed 2 runs to cross the plate. RHP Kyle Finnegan picked up the win despite giving up a run in the bottom of the 10th for the RockHouds.



Stockton Ports    3

Bakersfield Blaze  8

LP – Erwin 2-7 / 5.62



Prospect Of The Game:

Outfielder B.J. Boyd

(2 for 3 / Double / 2 Walks)


LHP Zack Erwin had another shaky start for Stockton, surrendering 6 runs over 5 1/3 innings to suffer his 7th loss as the Ports dropped their tenth straight on Friday. Center fielder B.J. Boyd singled, doubled, walked twice and scored a run in the loss.



Beloit Snappers        4

Clinton LumberKings  1

WP – Duno 5-3 / 2.28

HR – Martin (1)



Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Angel Duno

(6 2/3 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 3 K / WIn)


RHP Angel Duno delivered his fourth straight solid start for the Snappers, allowing just 1 run over 6 2/3 innings to earn his 5th win on Friday. LHP Jared Lyons tossed 1 1/3 scoreless innings in relief, while RHP Armando Ruiz got the final three outs for his 2nd save. Center fielder Mike Martin smacked a 2-run homer, while left fielder Justin Higley singled, doubled and drove in a run for the Snappers. Meanwhile, Beloit starter James Naile was reassigned to Nashville and reliever Andrew Tomasovich returned from the disabled list for the Snappers.


Saturday’s Games:

Nashville @ Oklahoma City – 5:05pm PT / 7:05pm CT

Midland @ Frisco – 5:05pm PT / 7:05pm CT

Stockton @ Bakersfield – 7:45pm PT

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



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