Category: Daily Farm Reports

Tuesday, April 17th: River Cats Win, Bees Split Doubleheader

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Burlington Bees pitcher Drew Granier (7 IP / 0 ER / 7K / Win)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Tacoma Rainiers            1

Sacramento River Cats  5

(WP – Hernandez 2-0 / 2.25)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Shortstop Adam Rosales

(2 for 4 / Double / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Shortstop Adam Rosales doubled and drove in 2 runs, raising his average to .341, hot-hitting outfielder Michael Taylor had 2 doubles, and left-hander Carlos Hernandez struck out 4 over 3 scoreless innings for the win.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

Springfield Cardinals  2

Midland RockHounds  1

(LP – Straily 0-1 / 1.65)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Daniel Straily

(6 2/3 IP / 1 ER / 10 K)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Daniel Straily had another strong outing, allowing 1 run and striking out 10 over 6 2/3 innings. Infielder Josh Horton had 2 hits, and hot-hitting outfielder Shane Peterson clubbed his first homer of the season for the Rockhounds’ only run.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Lake Elsinore Storm  2

Stockton Ports          0

(LP – Krol 0-1 / 6.30)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Ian Krol

(6 IP / 1 ER / 6K)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Ian Krol turned in an impressive performance, allowing 1 run on 1 hit and striking out 6 over 6 innings of work. Third baseman Tony Thompson and first baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones both doubled, and outfielder Rashun Dixon contributed 2 hits in the loss.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

GAME #1

Burlington Bees                  5

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers  1

(WP – Granier 2-0 / 1.69)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Drew Granier

(7 IP / 0 ER / 7K / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Drew Granier allowed 0 earned runs and struck out 7 over 7 innings, third baseman B.A. Vollmuth doubled and drove in 2 runs, and catcher Nick Rickles and outfielder Ryan Consigli contributed 2 hits apiece.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

GAME #2

Burlington Bees                  0

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers  2

(LP – Joseph 0-1 / 5.93)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher John Nester

(2 for 3 / Double)

 

 

Worth Noting: Catcher John Nester and Taiwanese infielder Chih Fang Pan had 2 hits apiece, and center fielder Aaron Shipman singled in his first game with the Bees this season.

 

 

Monday, April 16th: Parker Earns Win for Cats as Hounds & Ports Lose

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats pitcher Jarrod Parker (6 IP / 1 ER / 7K)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Reno Aces                     1

Sacramento River Cats  2

(WP – Parker 1-0 / 2.50)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Jarrod Parker

(6 IP / 1 ER / 7K)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Jarrod Parker had his second consecutive solid outing, giving up just 1 run and striking out 7 over 6 innings for the win. Left-hander Pedro Figueroa contributed 2 shutout innings, and right-hander Jim Miller tossed a scoreless ninth for his 2nd save. Shortstop Adam Rosales and outfielder Brandon Moss doubled, and outfielder Michael Taylor had 3 hits, raising his average to .413.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

Springfield Cardinals  5

Midland RockHounds  3

(LP – Smyth 0-1 / 7.36)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher A.J. Griffin

(5 2/3 IP / 2 ER / 9 K)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter A.J. Griffin had another strong outing, striking out 9 over 5 2/3 innings, even though he gave up his first 2 runs of the season. Hot-hitting first baseman Anthony Aliotti had 2 hits, raising his average to .393, and shortstop Dusty Coleman doubled in 2 runs in the loss.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Lake Elsinore Storm  4

Stockton Ports          0

(LP – Bowman 0-2 / 6.75)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Josh Bowman

(6 IP / 1 ER / 6K)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Josh Bowman gave up just 1 earned run over 6 innings, but 2 unearned runs helped hand him the loss. Reliever Sean Doolittle gave up his first earned run of the season but struck out 4 over 2 innings of work. The Ports managed just 3 hits, including a triple from the hot-hitting Miles Head.

 

 

Sunday, April 15th: RockHounds Score 18 as 3 of 4 Affiliates Win

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Midland RockHounds outfielder Jeremy Barfield (HR / 2 Doubles / 6 RBIs)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Reno Aces                    1

Sacramento Rivercats  3

(WP – Threets 2-0 / 6.00)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Travis Banwart

(5 IP / 1 ER / 4K)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Travis Banwart had his best start of the season, allowing just 1 run over 5 innings, but left-hander Erick Threets earned the win with 2 scoreless innings of relief. Catcher Petey Paramore homered, third baseman Stephen Parker singled in the tying run, and Wes Timmons sacrificed to score the winning run for the Rivercats.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

Springfield Cardinals   4

Midland RockHounds  18

(WP – Daley 2-0 / 2.19)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Jeremy Barfield

(Home Run / 2 Doubles / 6 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Jeremy Barfield continued his hot hitting, going 4 for 5 with 6 RBIs, outfielder Shane Peterson also collected 4 hits, and outfielder Michael Choice, first baseman Anthony Aliotti and infielder Josh Horton contributed 3 hits apiece. Starter Gary Daley notched his second win by allowing 3 runs over 6 1/3 innings of work.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Modesto Nuts    9

Stockton Ports  10

(WP – Guzman 2-0 / 2.70)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Infielder Ryan Pineda

(Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Second baseman Ryan Pineda, serving as the DH for the day, hit a walk-off 3-run homer in the bottom of the 9th to give the Ports the win. First baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones also homered, and outfielder Myrio Richard and the hot-hitting Miles Head contributed 3 hits apiece. Starter Blake Hassebrock had a rough outing, allowing 6 runs on 11 hits over 4 1/3 innings.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Kane County Cougars  10

Burlington Bees             7

(LP – Murphy 0-1 / 2.89)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Dusty Robinson

(2 for 4 / Home Run / Double / RBI / 2 Runs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Dusty Robinson slugged his 4th homer of the season and first baseman Doug Landaeta hit his 2nd homer of the week. The Bees committed 3 errors and starter Sean Murphy allowed 6 runs, 3 earned, over 4 1/3 innings for the loss.

 

 

Saturday, April 14th: Miles Head’s Hot Hitting Continues as A’s Affiliates Win 3 of 4

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Stockton Ports infielder Miles Head (HR / 3 RBIs)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Reno Aces                    3

Sacramento Rivercats  4

(WP – Castro 1-0 / 3.00)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Chris Carter

(Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: First baseman Chris Carter hit a 2-run homer to give the Rivercats the lead, catcher Derek Norris and outfielder Grant Green had 2 hits apiece, and our favorite diminutive Dominican Republican – 5’7” starting pitcher Fabio Castro – allowed just 1 run and struck out 5 over 5 innings to earn his first win for the Rivercats.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

Arkansas Travelers    2

Midland RockHounds  3

(WP – Smith 1-0 / 1.80)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Shane Peterson

(Double / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Shane Peterson doubled in 2 runs to give the RockHounds the lead, second baseman Conner Crumbliss and outfielder Michael Choice had 2 hits apiece, and starter Murphy Smith allowed 2 runs over 6 innings for his first win.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Modesto Nuts   2

Stockton Ports  4

(WP – Long 1-0 / 0.00)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Miles Head

(Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Infielder Miles Head continued his hot hitting, blasting a 3-run homer to give the Ports the lead, outfielder Josh Whitaker and shortstop Michael Gilmartin had 2 hits apiece, and starter T.J. Walz allowed just 1 run and struck out 5 over 6 innings of work.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Kane County Cougars  6

Burlington Bees            2

(LP – Alcantara 0-1 / 7.88)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Infielder Sean Jamieson

(2 for 4 / 1 RBI)

 

 

Worth Noting: Shortstop Sean Jamieson, serving as the DH for the day, had half the Bees’ hits and RBIs in the loss. Starter Raul Alcantara had a rough day, giving up 5 runs over 4 innings of work, but left-hander Brent Powers had a strong outing, tossing 3 shutout innings in relief of Alcantara.

 

 

Friday, April 13th: All 4 A’s Affiliates Lose As Peacock Impresses

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento Rivercats pitcher Brad Peacock (6 IP / 0 ER / 8K)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Reno Aces                    2

Sacramento Rivercats  0

(LP – Peacock 1-1 / 1.50)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Brad Peacock

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

 

 

Worth Noting: The formerly hot-hitting Rivercats were shut out for the second night in a row. Starter Brad Peacock allowed no earned runs and struck out 8 over 6 innings, reliever Pedro Figueroa tossed another scoreless inning to keep his ERA for the season at 0.00, and Grant Green had 3 of the Rivercats’ 4 hits on the night.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

Arkansas Travelers    4

Midland RockHounds  2

(LP – Gray 0-1 / 4.91)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Anthony Aliotti

(Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: First baseman Anthony Aliotti hit a 2-run homer for the RockHounds’ only runs of the night, starter Sonny Gray allowed 2 earned runs over 6 innings, and right-hander Paul Smyth struck out 4 in 2 scoreless innings of relief.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Modesto Nuts   9

Stockton Ports  4

(LP – Brown 0-1 / 6.75)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Miles Head

(2 Doubles / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Infielder Miles Head had 2 doubles and drove in 2 of the Ports’ 4 runs, second baseman Nino Leyja homered, starter A.J. Cole allowed 3 earned runs over 4 innings, and reliever Sean Doolittle struck out 4 in 1 2/3 innings of work.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Kane County Cougars  11

Burlington Bees             9

(LP – Macias 0-2 / 5.00)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman John Nester

(Home Run / Double / 4 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: First baseman John Nester hit a 3-run homer and outfielder Doug Landaeta contributed a 2-run shot in the Bees’ loss.

 

 

Thursday, April 12th: Sacramento Shut Out as 3 of 4 Teams Win

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Midland RockHounds outfielder Jeremy Barfield (Grand Slam)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Sacramento Rivercats  0

Tucson Padres             5

(LP – Ross 0-1 / 4.00)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Jeff Fiorentino

(2 for 4 / Double)

 

 

Worth Noting: The hot-hitting Rivercats were shut out for the first time this season. Outfielder Jeff Fiorentino had 2 of the Rivercats’ 7 hits, and starter Tyson Ross allowed 3 runs and struck out 4 over 5 innings of work.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

Arkansas Travelers     4

Midland Rock Hounds  8

(WP –Billings 2-0 / 3.18)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Jeremy Barfield

(Grand Slam)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Jeremy Barfield hit the 5th grand slam for A’s affiliates in the first week of play, outfielder Shane Peterson had 3 hits and scored 3 runs, and starter Daniel Straily allowed 2 runs and struck out 6 over 5 innings.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Modesto Nuts   5

Stockton Ports  6

(WP – Thornton 1-0 / 0.00)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Miles Head

(Home Run / RBI / 2 Runs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Infielder Miles Head hit his second homer of the season, shortstop Michael Gilmartin and outfielder Myrio Richard had 2 hits apiece, and starter Blake Treinen allowed 4 runs over 6 1/3 innings.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Kane County Cougars  7

Burlington Bees            9

(WP – Urlaub 1-0 / 0.00)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Dusty Robinson

(Home Run / Triple / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Chad Oberacker homered for the second night in a row, outfielder Dusty Robinson hit his 3rd homer of the season, outfielder Bobby Crocker and third baseman Wade Kirkland had 3 hits and 2 RBIs apiece, and reliever Jeff Urlaub struck out 4 over 3 shutout innings for the win.

 

 

Wednesday, April 11th: Cats and Bees Both Edge Opponents 3-2

 

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Shortstop Adam Rosales Sacramento Rivercats (2 for 4 / 3 RBIs)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Sacramento Rivercats  3

Tucson Padres             2

(WP – Threets 1-0 / 9.00)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Shortstop Adam Rosales

(2 for 4 / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Michael Taylor had 3 doubles, raising his season average to .452, and starter Jarrod Parker gave up only 1 earned run over 6 innings despite allowing 9 hits.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Burlington Bees                  3

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers  2

(WP – Granier 1-0 / 3.00)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Chad Oberacker

(Home Run / Double / RBI / Stolen Base)

 

 

Worth Noting: Catcher Nick Rickles had 2 doubles, starter Drew Granier gave up 2 runs over 5 innings for the win, and reliever Drew Tyson tossed 2 shutout innings for his second save.

 

 

Tuesday, April 10th: Thanks to Green, Grand Slams Continue as 3 of 4 Affiliates Win

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Outfielder Grant Green Sacramento Rivercats (Grand Slam / 6 RBIs)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Sacramento Rivercats  18

Tucson Padres              6

(WP – Banwart 1-0 / 9.58)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Grant Green

(Grand Slam / 6 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielders Brandon Moss, Michael Taylor and Jermaine Mitchell drove in 3 runs apiece, and Pedro Figueroa pitched 2 scoreless innings of relief.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

Midland Rockhounds  2

Springfield Cardinals  5

(LP – Simmons 0-1 / 12.27)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher A.J. Griffin

(6 IP / 0 Runs / 0 Hits / 8 K’s)

 

 

Worth Noting: Former first-round draft pick James Simmons gave up 5 runs in 1 1/3 innings of relief.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Stockton Ports    10

Bakersfield Blaze  9

(WP – Guzman 1-0 / 2.45)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Tony Thompson

(Home Run / Double / 5 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Ian Krol allowed 6 earned runs over 4 innings in his first start of the season for Stockton, but reliever Sean Doolittle looked impressive again, striking out 3 over 2 scoreless innings of relief.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Burlington Bees                  5

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers  1

(WP – Powers 2-0 / 0.00)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Sean Murphy

(5 IP / 0 Runs / 1 Hit / 7 K’s)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Dusty Robinson tripled and drove in a run in the Bees’ victory.

 

 

Monday, April 9th: Rivercats and Rockhounds Win as Grand Slams Continue

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Shortstop Dusty Coleman Midland Rockhounds (Grand Slam)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Sacramento Rivercats  5

Tucson Padres             4

(WP – Souza 1-1 / 2.45)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Chris Carter

(2 Doubles / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Diminutive Dominican Republican starter Fabio Castro walked 3 and allowed 2 runs over 4 innings in his first start for the Rivercats.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

Midland Rockhounds  5

Springfield Cardinals  4

(WP – Daley 1-0 / 0.00)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Shortstop Dusty Coleman

(Grand Slam)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Gary Daley threw 6 shutout innings and picked up the win in his season debut for the Rockhounds.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Stockton Ports       4

Bakersfield Blaze  10

(LP – Bowman 0-1 / 16.20)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones

(3 for 4 / Double / RBI)

 

 

Worth Noting: Catcher Max Stassi and infielder Miles Head both hit their first home runs of the season for the Ports.

 

 

CLASS-A MIDWEST LEAGUE

Burlington Bees                  2

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers  6

(LP – Perlman 0-1 / 6.75)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Bobby Crocker

(3 for 4 / 1 Run)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Raul Alcantara, acquired in the Andrew Bailey deal with Boston, gave up 6 hits and 2 runs over 4 innings in his first start for the Bees.

 

 

Sunday, April 8: Cats and Ports Win in Ross and Hassebrock’s Debuts

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

First Baseman Daric Barton Sacramento Rivercats (Grand Slam)

 

 

TRIPLE-A PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Sacramento Rivercats  10

Las Vegas 51s               3

(WP – Hernandez 1-0 / 6.00)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Daric Barton

(Grand Slam)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Tyson Ross allowed just 1 run over 4 innings but walked 3.

 

 

DOUBLE-A TEXAS LEAGUE

Midland Rockhounds   5

Springfield Cardinals  13

(LP – Haviland 0-1 / 23.63)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Conner Crumbliss

(Home Run / Double / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Shawn Haviland gave up 7 runs in just 2 2/3 innings.

 

 

ADVANCED-A CALIFORNIA LEAGUE

Stockton Ports          4

Lake Elsinore Storm  1

(WP – Hassebrock 1-0 / 1.42)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Blake Hassebrock

(6 1/3 IP / 1 Run / 0 BB / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Josh Whitaker had 2 hits, 2 runs, 1 RBI and 1 stolen base.

 

 

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