Monday, August 22nd: Overton’s Arm and Wendle’s & Brugman’s Bats Help Sounds Win 3rd Straight as Chapman Hits 1st Triple-A HR

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Pitcher Dillon Overton (6 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 3 BB / 7 K / Win)

A’s Prospect Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Pitcher Dillon Overton (6 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 3 BB / 7 K / Win)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Nashville Sounds       12

Omaha Storm Chasers  3

WP – Overton 12-5 / 3.38

HR – Brugman (7), Chapman (1)

Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Dillon Overton

(6 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 3 BB / 7 K / Win)

After scoring 13 runs on 18 hits in Sunday’s game, the Sounds came back to plate 12 runs on 17 hits to win their third straight on Monday. Meanwhile on the mound, LHP Dillon Overton was outstanding, allowing just 1 run while striking out 7 over 6 innings of work to earn his team-leading 12th win for Nashville. Second baseman Joey Wendle had a big night at the plate, collecting 4 hits, including a triple and a pair of doubles, while driving in 3 runs. Center fielder Jaycob Brugman homered for the second straight day, slugging a 3-run shot for the Sounds, while third baseman Matt Chapman notched his 1st home run for Nashville, and shortstop Josh Rodriguez and right fielder Rangel Ravelo had 3 hits apiece in the win. RHP Carlos Navas, who was promoted from the Ports earlier in the day, tossed 1 scoreless inning in his Triple-A debut. And with Nashville’s Arismendy Alcantara recalled by the A’s on Monday, Stockton outfielder B.J. Boyd was reassigned to the Sounds.

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MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Clinton LumberKings  4

Beloit Snappers        2

LP – Duno 6-6 / 2.68

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Prospect Of The Game:

Third Baseman Trace Loehr

(3 for 4 / Double / RBI)

 

RHP Angel Duno had his second straight rough start for the Snappers, allowing 4 runs on 9 hits in just 4 innings of work to suffer his 6th loss on Monday. Third baseman Trace Loehr had 3 hits, including a double, and drove in a run for Beloit. RHP Yordy Alejo, who was reassigned to the Snappers from the Lake Monsters earlier in the day, tossed 1 scoreless inning in relief. Meanwhile, one of Beloit’s top bullpen arms, LHP Jared Lyons, was promoted to the Ports on Monday.

 

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

Vermont Lake Monsters  1

Aberdeen IronBirds            2

LP – Beasley 1-2 / 6.23

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Prospect Of The Game:

Pitcher Jesus Zambrano

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

 

RHP Jesus Zambrano turned in a solid start for the Lake Monsters on Monday, allowing just 1 unearned run over 5 innings of work, and he left with the game a 1-1 tie. And it remained tied until the bottom of the 9th inning, when LHP Derek Beasley gave up the winning run with two outs to suffer his 2nd loss as the Lake Monsters lost in a walk-off on Monday. Center fielder Steven Pallares had a pair of doubles, while designated hitter Eli White and first baseman Miguel Mercedes both singled twice in the loss.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season)

AZL A’s     6

AZL Cubs  3

WP – Highberger 2-2 / 3.86

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Prospect Of The Game:

First Baseman Charley Gould

(3 for 4 / Walk / RBI)

 

Rehabbing RHP Dustin Driver allowed 4 hits and 3 walks over 2 2/3 scoreless innings of work on Monday, while RHP Branden Kelliher gave up 3 runs, 2 earned, in 2 1/3 innings of relief in his return to the AZL A’s from Vermont. RHP Nick Highberger tossed 2 scoreless innings to earn the win, and RHP Joseph Camacho got the final six outs to post his 3rd save for the A’s. First baseman Charley Gould had 3 hits and a walk and drove in a run, while second baseman Josh Vidales walked, stole a base and tripled in a run, and catcher Miguel Guzman and third baseman Casey Thomas had a pair of hits apiece and each drove in a run in the win.

 

Tuesday’s Games:

Nashville @ Omaha – 10:05am PT / 12:05pm CT

Midland @ Corpus Christi – 5:05pm PT / 7:05pm CT

Stockton @ Inland Empire – 7:05pm PT

Clinton @ Beloit – 5:00pm PT / 7:00pm CT

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

AZL Reds @ AZL A’s – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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