Saturday, June 25th: Brett Siddall’s Big Bat Helps Beloit Win Big while Sounds, Hounds & Ports All Come Up Short

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Outfielder Brett Siddall (2 for 5 / Home Run / Double / 4 RBIs)

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Outfielder Brett Siddall (2 for 5 / HR / Double / 4 RBIs)

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Beloit Snappers        12

Cedar Rapids Kernels  1

WP – Hurlbutt 1-0 / 3.15

HR – Siddall (4)

Prospect Of The Game:

Outfielder Brett Siddall

(2 for 5 / Home Run / Double / 4 RBIs)

Beloit won big over Cedar Rapids on Saturday night. Right fielder Brett Siddall homered, doubled and drove in 4 runs to lead the Snappers’ attack. Second baseman Trent Gilbert collected 4 hits and drove in 3, while designated hitter Jean Carlo Rodriguez tripled, doubled and drove in a run. Center fielder Justin Higley had 2 hits and drove in a pair, and catcher Jose Chavez went 0 for 2 with a pair of walks in his return from the disabled list on Saturday. RHP Dustin Hurlbutt was solid in his third start for the Snappers, allowing 1 run on just 3 hits over 5 innings of work to post his 1st professional win.

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PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Omaha Storm Chasers  4

Nashville Sounds         2

LP – Castro 0-5 / 5.50

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Prospect Of The Game:

Designated Hitter Matt McBride

(1 for 3 / Double / Walk / Run)

 

Starter Angel Castro allowed 4 runs over 6 1/3 innings to suffer his 5th loss for the Sounds on Saturday. Designated hitter Matt McBride doubled and scored the Sounds’ first run in the 2nd inning and walked in the 4th but was left stranded. First baseman Rangel Ravelo singled in a run in the 7th, and right fielder Josh Reddick went 0 for 5 with a pair of strikeouts and has now gone 1 for 16 with 6 strikeouts during his rehab assignment with the Sounds. And with LHP Dillon Overton promoted to start Saturday night’s game for the A’s, LHP Eric Surkamp was optioned back to Nashville on Saturday.

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

San Antonio Missions    16

Midland RockHounds   0

LP – Wagman 1-1 / 6.38

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Prospect Of The Game:

Second Baseman Yairo Munoz

(1 for 3)

 

The RockHounds were shut out on just 2 hits on Saturday. Second baseman Yairo Munoz singled with one out in the 2nd inning and the Hounds didn’t record another hit until catcher Carson Blair singled with two outs in the 9th. RHP Joey Wagman had a rough start in his return to the RockHounds, allowing 7 runs in just 3 innings of work to suffer the loss on Saturday.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

San Jose Giants  7

Stockton Ports   4

LP – Meisner 0-12 / 4.80

HR – Bennie (7)

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Prospect Of The Game:

Left Fielder Joe Bennie

(1 for 3 / Home Run / Walk)

 

Left fielder Joe Bennie slugged his 7th home run in the 2nd inning to put the Ports on the board, while first baseman Sandber Pimentel singled and walked with the bases loaded to bring home a run in the 4th. Starter Matt Stalcup allowed 3 runs in 3 innings of work for Stockton, while RHP Casey Meisner gave up 4 runs in 1 1/3 innings of relief to suffer his 12th loss on Saturday.

 

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE  (Class-A Short-Season)

Staten Island Yankees       6

Vermont Lake Monsters  8

WP – Kelliher 1-0 / 2.70

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Prospect Of The Game:

First Baseman Miguel Mercedes

(3 for 3 / RBI)

 

21-year-old Venezuelan LHP Ivan Andueza allowed 2 runs, just 1 earned, over 4 innings of work in his Vermont debut, while RHP Branden Kelliher gave up 1 run in 2 1/3 innings of relief to pick up the win, and this year’s 9th-round draft pick for the A’s, LHP Dalton Sawyer, got the final three outs in the 9th to notch his 1st professional save for the Lake Monsters. First baseman Miguel Mercedes collected 3 hits and drove in a run, while 3rd-round catcher Sean Murphy singled, walked twice and drove in a run. 5th-round third baseman JaVon Shelby doubled in a run and walked, and 13th-round second baseman Nate Mondou singled and drove in a pair for the Lake Monsters.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL A’s          5

AZL Mariners  6

LP – Ortiz 0-1 / 9.00

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Prospect Of The Game:

First Baseman Robert Mullen

(1 for 3 / Double / 2 Walks / 2 RBIs)

 

This year’s 29th-round draft pick for the A’s, RHP Matt Milburn, allowed 1 unearned run in 2 innings of work in his pro debut for the AZL A’s on Saturday, while 31st-round RHP Sam Sheehan struck out 3 over 2 scoreless innings of relief, and 21-year-old Puerto Rican RHP Phillip Ortiz gave up 3 runs in 1 inning of relief to take the loss. First baseman Robert Mullen drew a pair of walks and doubled in a pair of runs in the top of the 5th inning to give the A’s the lead, while 27th-round center fielder Cole Gruber had a pair of hits and a walk, and 18th-round catcher Skyler Weber singled in the go-ahead run in the 8th for the A’s.

 

Sunday’s Games:

Omaha @ Nashville – 4:35pm PT / 6:35pm CT

San Antonio @ Midland – Noon PT / 2:00pm CT

San Jose @ Stockton – 2:09pm PT

Beloit @ Cedar Rapids – 12:05pm PT / 2:05pm CT

Staten Island @ Vermont – 2:05pm PT / 5:05pm ET

 

 

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