Monday, July 11th: Graves Allows 1 Hit in Stockton’s Shutout Win while Mann, Biegalski & Altamirano Pitch Midland, Beloit & Vermont to Victory

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Stockton Ports Pitcher Brett Graves (6 IP / 1 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 3 K / Win)

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Stockton Ports Pitcher Brett Graves (6 IP / 1 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 3 K / Win)

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Stockton Ports   9

San Jose Giants  0

WP – Graves 4-7 / 5.09

HR – Nogowski (3)

Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Brett Graves

(6 IP / 1 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 3 K / Win)

2014’s 3rd-round draft pick for the A’s, RHP Brett Graves, turned in one of his best starts of the season for Stockton on Monday, allowing just 1 hit while walking none over 6 shutout innings to earn his 4th win for the Ports. Relievers Cody Stull, Joey Wagman and Lou Trivino each threw 1 scoreless inning in relief to complete the 5-hit shutout for Stockton. First baseman John Nogowski singled, homered and drove in 3 runs, while third baseman Jose Brizuela had 3 hits, including a double, and drove in a pair for the Ports.

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TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Arkansas Travelers        1

Midland RockHounds  7

WP – Mann 1-0 / 1.46

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Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Brandon Mann

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

 

LHP Brandon Mann had his second straight strong start for Midland on Monday, allowing just 1 run while striking out 8 over 6 1/3 innings to earn his 1st win for the RockHounds. Catcher Bryan Anderson had a pair of doubles and drove in a run, while shortstop Franklin Barreto doubled in a run, walked and stole his 22nd base, and third baseman Matt Chapman and designated hitter Viosergy Rosa each had a pair of hits and drove in a run to help the RockHounds win their third straight on Monday.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Burlington Bees    2

Beloit Snappers  5

WP – Biegalski 6-4 / 3.00

HR – Howell (6)

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Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Boomer Biegalski

(7 IP / 6 H / 2 ER / 0 BB / 5 K / Win)

 

Starter Boomer Biegalski allowed 2 runs over 7 innings of work to earn his 6th win for Beloit, while LHP Jared Lyons got the final out in the 9th to notch his 3rd save for the Snappers. First baseman Ryan Howell singled, homered and walked, while left fielder Justin Higley had 3 hits, including a double, and drove in a pair, and designated hitter Jordan Devencenzi singled, doubled, walked and scored twice as the Snappers won their third straight on Monday.

 

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

Vermont Lake Monsters  4

Auburn Doubledays           0

WP – Altamirano 2-0 / 0.42

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Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Xavier Altamirano

(7 IP / 4 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 4 K / Win)

 

RHP Xavier Altamirano, last year’s 27th-round draft pick for the A’s, turned in another outstanding start for the Lake Monsters on Monday, allowing 4 hits while walking none over 7 shutout innings to earn his 2nd victory for Vermont. And Altamirano has now allowed just 1 earned run over 21 1/3 innings of work for the Lake Monsters this season. RHP Yordy Alejo tossed 2 scoreless innings in relief to complete the 4-hit shutout and earn his 2nd save for Vermont. Left fielder Luis Barrera collected 3 hits and drove in 2 runs, while designated hitter Nate Mondou had 2 singles and drove in a pair for the Lake Monsters. A’s top draft pick A.J. Puk is scheduled to make his season debut for Vermont on Tuesday.

 

Tuesday’s Games:

Vermont @ Auburn – 4:05pm PT / 7:05pm ET

 

 

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