Sunday, August 14th: Biegalski Pitches Beloit to Victory while Top Draft Picks Puk, Logan & Jefferies Are All Solid on Sunday

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Pitcher Boomer Biegalski (6 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 5 K / Win)

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Pitcher Boomer Biegalski (6 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 5 K)

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers  1

Beloit Snappers                 3

WP – Biegalski 7-7 / 3.62

HR – Siddall (8)

Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Boomer Biegalski

(6 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 5 K / Win)

Last year’s 14th-round draft pick for the A’s, RHP Boomer Biegalski, turned in an outstanding start for the Snappers, allowing just 3 hits while striking out 5 over 6 shutout innings to earn his 7th win on Sunday. LHP Andrew Tomasovich got the final out in the 9th to notch his 1st save for the Snappers. First baseman Chris Iriart singled in a run in the bottom of the 1st to put Beloit on the board, while designated hitter Brett Siddall homered in the 4th, and left fielder Luis Barrera doubled and scored in the 1st and tripled in a run in the 7th for the Snappers.

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PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Reno Aces              6

Nashville Sounds  3

LP – Jensen 2-6 / 4.66

HR – Olson (13)

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Prospect Of The Game:

First Baseman Matt Olson

(1 for 4 / Home Run)

 

RHP Chris Jensen had a shaky start on Sunday, allowing 4 runs over 3 2/3 innings to suffer his 6th loss for the Sounds. First baseman Matt Olson hit his 13th home run in the bottom of the 2nd inning to tie the game, while shortstop Arismendy Alcantara singled and scored in the 3rd and doubled in a run in the 7th, and Renato Nunez, making his first career start in left field, had a pair of hits in the loss.

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  3

Springfield Cardinals      6

LP – Trivino 1-1 / 4.35

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Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Brandon Mann

(6 IP / 4 H / 3 ER / 0 BB / 10 K)

 

LHP Brandon Mann started out the day looking dominant. He gave up just 1 run over his first 6 innings before allowing a home run and a single to start off the bottom of the 7th. Mann ended up being charged with 3 runs on just 4 hits while walking none and striking out 10 over 6 innings of work for the RockHounds. RHP Lou Trivino surrendered 3 runs, 2 earned, in just 1 inning of relief to take the loss on Sunday. Shortstop Franklin Barreto had a pair of hits, while first baseman Viosergy Rosa singled in a run and walked twice, and right fielder Tyler Marincov singled in a pair of runs for the RockHounds.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

High Desert Mavericks  5

Stockton Ports             3

LP – Friedrichs 3-7 / 4.66

HR – Brizuela 2 (12)

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Prospect Of The Game:

Third Baseman Jose Brizuela

(2 for 4 / 2 Home Runs)

 

Third baseman Jose Brizuela belted a pair of home runs for Stockton, but it wouldn’t be enough for the Ports to prevail on Sunday. Catcher Iolana Akau singled in a run, while shortstop Richie Martin had 3 hits on the day. Starter Kyle Friedrichs allowed 3 runs, 2 earned, over 5 1/3 innings to suffer his 7th loss for Stockton.

 

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

GAME #1

Tri-City ValleyCats             3

Vermont Lake Monsters  0

LP – Bowers 2-6 / 4.09

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Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher A.J. Puk

(3 2/3 IP / 1 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 8 K)

 

This year’s top draft pick for the A’s, LHP A.J. Puk, was impressive in his seventh start for the Lake Monsters on Sunday, allowing just 1 hit while striking out 8 over 3 2/3 innings of work, and he exited with the game a scoreless tie. RHP Heath Bowers gave up 3 runs, just 1 earned, in 3 1/3 innings of relief to suffer his 6th loss for the Lake Monsters. Vermont was shut out on just 1 hit in the first game of Sunday’s doubleheader, with designated hitter Eli White collecting the sole single for his team in the loss.

 

GAME #2

Tri-City ValleyCats             1

Vermont Lake Monsters  2

WP – Milburn 1-0 / 15.00

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Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Logan Shore

(3 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 4 K)

 

This year’s 2nd-round draft pick and A.J. Puk’s college teammate at Florida, RHP Logan Shore, looked strong in his third start for the Lake Monsters on Sunday, allowing 2 hits while walking none and striking out 4 over 3 innings of work, and he left with the game a scoreless tie. 21-year-old Venezuelan LHP Ivan Andueza gave up 1 run in 3 innings of relief. Right fielder Steven Pallares scored the tying run on a passed ball in the 6th inning, and Pallares then singled in the winning run in the 7th to lead Vermont to victory in the second game of Sunday’s doubleheader.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL Angels  5

AZL A’s       2

LP – Tovar 1-2 / 4.91

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Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Daulton Jefferies

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

 

This year’s supplemental 1st-round pick for the A’s, RHP Daulton Jefferies, was solid in his second start for the AZL A’s, striking out the first four batters he faced and failing to allow a base runner over 2 innings of work on Sunday. But 18-year-old Venezuelan RHP Oscar Tovar gave up 5 runs in 3 1/3 innings of relief to suffer his 2nd loss for the A’s. Center fielder James Terrell tripled in his team’s only 2 runs in the loss.

 

Monday’s Games:

Reno @ Nashville – 5:05pm PT / 7:05pm CT

Stockton @ Visalia – 7:00pm PT

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

AZL A’s @ AZL White Sox – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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