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A’s Final 2015 Minor League Hitting & Pitching Leaders

Included: Nashville Sounds (AAA), Midland RockHounds (AA), Stockton Ports (A), Beloit Snappers (A), Vermont Lake Monsters (A), AZL A’s (Rk)

 

–HITS–

jwWendle, Joey3167 Joey Wendle 2B (Nas)

157 Brett Vertigan OF (Sto-Bel)

153 Ryon Healy 3B-1B (Mid)

151 Chad Pinder SS (Mid)

148 Jason Pridie OF (Nas)

 

–DOUBLES–

jwWendle, Joey342 Joey Wendle 2B (Nas)

39 Colin Walsh 2B (Mid)

37 Matt Olson 1B-OF (Mid)

35 Joe Bennie OF (Bel)

33 Ryan Roberts 3B (Nas)

 

–TRIPLES–

bbBoyd, B.J.28 B.J. Boyd OF (Sto)

8 Jaycob Brugman OF (Mid)

8 Joey Wendle 2B (Nas)

7 Jason Pridie OF (Nas)

7 Brett Vertigan OF (Sto-Bel)

 

–HOME RUNS–

mcChapman, Matt323 Matt Chapman 3B (Sto)

20 Jason Pridie OF (Nas)

18 Renato Nunez 3B-1B (Mid)

17 Matt Olson 1B-OF (Mid)

15 Chad Pinder SS (Mid)

 

–TOTAL BASES–

jwWendle, Joey3255 Joey Wendle 2B (Nas)

246 Jason Pridie OF (Nas)

232 Chad Pinder SS (Mid)

229 Colin Walsh 2B (Mid)

216 Ryon Healy 3B-1B (Mid)

 

–RBIs–

jpPridie, Jason389 Jason Pridie OF (Nas)

86 Chad Pinder SS (Mid)

75 Matt Olson 1B-OF (Mid)

75 Tyler Marincov OF (Sto)

74 Yairo Munoz SS (Bel-Sto)

 

–RUNS–

bvVertigan, Brett298 Brett Vertigan OF (Sto-Bel)

97 Colin Walsh 2B (Mid)

84 Jason Pridie OF (Nas)

82 Matt Olson 1B-OF (Mid)

80 Joey Wendle 2B (Nas)

 

–WALKS–

cwWalsh, Colin3124 Colin Walsh 2B (Mid)

105 Matt Olson 1B-OF (Mid)

68 Brett Vertigan OF (Sto-Bel)

66 Joe Bennie OF (Bel)

62 Jaycob Brugman OF (Mid)

 

–STRIKEOUTS–

jhHigley, Justin2140 Justin Higley OF (Bel-Sto)

140 Tyler Marincov OF (Sto)

139 Matt Olson 1B-OF (Mid)

137 Joe Bennie OF (Bel)

131 Colin Walsh 2B (Mid)

 

–STOLEN BASES–

bvVertigan, Brett230 Brett Vertigan OF (Sto-Bel)

25 Justin Higley OF (Bel-Sto)

25 Craig Gentry OF (Nas)

20 Jason Pridie OF (Nas)

19 Chad Oberacker OF (Mid)

 

–ERRORS–

fbBarreto, Franklin334 Franklin Barreto SS (Sto)

34 Yairo Munoz SS (Bel-Sto)

28 Jose Brizuela 3B (Bel-Sto)

26 Chad Pinder SS (Mid)

19 Matt Chapman 3B (Sto)

 

–BATTING AVERAGE– (minimum 300 at-bats)

cpPinder, Chad3.317 Chad Pinder SS (Mid)

.310 Jason Pridie OF (Nas)

.302 Colin Walsh 2B (Mid)

.302 Ryon Healy 3B-1B (Mid)

.302 Franklin Barreto SS (Sto)

 

–ON-BASE PERCENTAGE– (minimum 300 at-bats)

cwWalsh, Colin3.447 Colin Walsh 2B (Mid)

.388 Matt Olson 1B-OF (Mid)

.380 Jason Pridie OF (Nas)

.365 Brett Vertigan OF (Sto-Bel)

.363 Joe Bennie OF (Bel)

 

–SLUGGING PERCENTAGE– (minimum 300 at-bats)

mcChapman, Matt3.566 Matt Chapman 3B (Sto)

.515 Jason Pridie OF (Nas)

.500 Franklin Barreto SS (Sto)

.486 Chad Pinder SS (Mid)

.480 Renato Nunez 3B-1B (Mid)

 

–ON-BASE + SLUGGING– (minimum 300 at-bats)

cwWalsh, Colin3.918 Colin Walsh 2B (Mid)

.907 Matt Chapman 3B (Sto)

.894 Jason Pridie OF (Nas)

.847 Chad Pinder SS (Mid)

.833 Franklin Barreto SS (Sto)

 

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Monday, August 17th: B.J. Boyd’s Big Bat Helps Ports Win Big while Sounds Drop 3rd Straight

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Outfielder B.J. Boyd (2 for 4 / Walk / Home Run / 5 RBIs)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Outfielder B.J. Boyd (2 for 4 / Walk / Home Run / 5 RBIs)

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

San Jose Giants   2

Stockton Ports  13

WP – Finnegan 7-8 / 5.79

HR – Marincov (13), Soto (8), Boyd (5)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder B.J. Boyd

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

Outfielder B.J. Boyd had a big night at the plate for the Ports, singling in a pair of runs in the 4th inning and belting a 3-run homer in the 8th. First baseman Michael Soto singled and homered, while outfielder Tyler Marincov homered and drove in 3. Designated hitter Jacob Nottingham had 3 hits, including a double, and drove in a run, while shortstop Yairo Munoz and outfielder Brett Vertigan had a pair of hits apiece for the Ports. Starter Raul Alcantara was solid, scattering just 2 hits over 4 scoreless innings of work, while RHP Kyle Finnegan allowed 2 runs, just 1 earned, over 3 1/3 innings to pick up his 7th win for the Ports.

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Tuesday, June 9th: 3-Run HRs by Matt Carson & B.J. Boyd Help Sounds & Ports Win while Colin Walsh Hits 2 HRs in Hounds Loss

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Outfielder Matt Carson (Home Run / 3 RBIs / Stolen Base)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Outfielder Matt Carson (Home Run / 3 RBIs / Stolen Base)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Nashville Sounds       6

New Orleans Zephyrs  3

WP – Castro 2-1 / 3.12

HR – Carson (3)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Matt Carson

(Home Run / 3 RBIs / Stolen Base)

With two on, one out and his team down by a run in the 2nd inning, outfielder Matt Carson smacked a 3-run homer to give the Sounds a lead they would never surrender on Tuesday. Carson reached base on a fielder’s choice in the 4th, then stole second and eventually came around to score on catcher Carson Blair’s sacrifice fly. He also scored the Sounds’ final run in the 6th after being hit by a pitch and ultimately coming home on a single by outfielder Craig Gentry. Designated hitter Jason Pridie had a pair of hits and drove in outfielder Kent Matthes, who’d doubled in the 5th. Starter Sean Nolin allowed 2 runs over 3 2/3 innings in his return from the 7-day disabled list, while RHP Angel Castro gave up 1 run in 1 1/3 innings of relief in a game that was called in the top of the 6th due to rain. While Nolin was activated from the disabled list on Tuesday, infielder Ryan Roberts was placed on the temporarily inactive list for the Sounds.

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Saturday, June 6th: Zach Neal Pitches Sounds to Victory while Matt Chapman Hits 8th HR in Stockton’s 5th Straight Win

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Pitcher Zach Neal (8 IP / 6 H / 2 ER / 0 BB / 2 K / Win)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Pitcher Zach Neal (8 IP / 6 H / 2 ER / 0 BB / 2 K / Win)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Nashville Sounds       4

New Orleans Zephyrs  2

WP – Neal 5-0 / 1.60

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Zach Neal

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

RHP Zach Neal turned in another strong start on Saturday, allowing 2 runs on 6 hits over 8 innings of work to earn his 5th win in 5 starts for the Sounds. RHP Ryan Cook picked up his 5th save despite putting two runners on in the bottom of the 9th. First baseman Anthony Aliotti went 4 for 4 and singled in the tying run in the top of the 9th, while Craig Gentry was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to bring home the winning run for Nashville. Gentry also singled and scored in the 1st on an RBI single by designated hitter Nate Freiman, who had a pair of hits for the Sounds.

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Monday, May 18th: Franklin Barreto’s 2 HRs Help Ports Win while Nate Long Pitches Hounds to Victory and Dustin Driver Debuts for Beloit

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Shortstop Franklin Barreto (3 for 4 / 2 Home Runs / 5 RBIs)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Shortstop Franklin Barreto (3 for 4 / 2 Home Runs / 5 RBIs)

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Modesto Nuts       6

Stockton Ports  11

WP – Covey 3-3 / 3.65

HR – Barreto 2 (3), Boyd (3)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Shortstop Franklin Barreto

(3 for 4 / 2 Home Runs / 5 RBIs)

Shortstop Franklin Barreto had a big night at the plate for Stockton on Monday, collecting 3 hits and homering in back-to-back at-bats in the 5th and 6th inning while driving in 5 runs for the Ports. Barreto had gone 0 for 6 with 3 strikeouts over his last two games before his explosive performance on Monday night. Outfielder B.J. Boyd hit a 2-run homer to put the Ports on the board in the 3rd, while first baseman Michael Soto singled, doubled and drove in a pair. Second baseman Branden Cogswell tripled in a run in the 7th, and outfielder Brett Vertigan drew 3 walks, stole a base and scored twice for Stockton. Starter Dylan Covey allowed 3 runs, just 2 earned, on 5 hits while walking none and striking out 5 over 6 innings of work to earn his 3rd win for the Ports. Meanwhile, A’s infielder-outfielder Ben Zobrist is set to begin his rehab assignment with Stockton on Tuesday.

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Tuesday, May 5th: Daniel Gossett Pitches Snappers to Victory while Ports Win Behind B.J. Boyd’s Big Bat and Barry Zito Takes 3rd Loss as Sounds Drop 6th Straight

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Pitcher Daniel Gossett (5 2/3 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 3 BB / 7 K / Win)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Pitcher Daniel Gossett (5 2/3 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 3 BB / 7 K)

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Burlington Bees    1

Beloit Snappers  8

WP – Gossett 1-3 / 4.73

HR – Bennie (3)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Daniel Gossett

(5 2/3 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 3 BB / 7 K / Win)

For his second start in a row, the A’s 2nd-round pick in last year’s draft, RHP Daniel Gossett, allowed just 1 earned run while striking out 7 for the Snappers. Gossett pitched 5 2/3 innings to earn his 1st victory of the season. Outfielder Joe Bennie had another big night at the plate, collecting a home run and a double and driving in 3, while first baseman Max Kuhn doubled in a run and walked twice. Shortstop Yairo Munoz singled in a pair, and outfielder Brett Vertigan drew 3 walks and scored 3 times for the Snappers.

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Saturday, April 18th: Beloit Wins Behind Brett Vertigan’s Big Bat while B.J. Boyd Homers in Stockton’s 11-Inning Victory

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Outfielder Brett Vertigan (3 for 4 / Double / 3 RBIs)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Outfielder Brett Vertigan (3 for 4 / Double / 3 RBIs)

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Beloit Snappers        6

Clinton LumberKings  5

WP – Torres 1-1 / 3.18

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Brett Vertigan

(3 for 4 / Double / 3 RBIs)

Outfielder Brett Vertigan had a big night for Beloit, collecting 3 hits, including a double in the 7th inning to drive in the tying and go-ahead run for the Snappers on Saturday. Designated hitter Sandber Pimentel doubled and walked, while catcher Argenis Raga singled, walked and scored twice in the win. Starter Junior Mendez allowed 4 runs, 2 earned, in 4 innings of work, while LHP Jose Torres struck out 3 over 3 scoreless innings to earn the win, and RHP Rob Huber gave up 1 run in 2 innings of relief to pick up his 1st save for the Snappers.

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Friday, August 8th: Drew Pomeranz Pitches Cats to Victory while Daric Barton Homers and Hounds and Ports Both Go Down to Defeat

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Pitcher Drew Pomeranz (5 2/3 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 4 BB / 7 K / Win)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Pitcher Drew Pomeranz (5 2/3 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 4 BB / 7 K / Win)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Sacramento River Cats  4

Reno Aces                           2

WP – Pomeranz 2-0 / 3.12

HR – Barton (6)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Drew Pomeranz

(5 2/3 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 4 BB / 7 K / Win)

LHP Drew Pomeranz turned in his fourth straight quality start for Sacramento, allowing just 1 run and striking out 7 over 5 2/3 innings to earn his 2nd win for the River Cats on Friday. RHP Jeremy McBryde pitched a perfect 9th to post his 12th save. Designated hitter Daric Barton hit his 6th home run, a solo shot, and walked twice, while third baseman Alden Carrithers and first baseman Anthony Aliotti both singled and doubled for Sacramento.

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Thursday, August 7th: Josh Bowman Pitches 7 Shutout Innings to Help Ports Win while Cats & Hounds Both Come Up Short

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Pitcher Josh Bowman (7 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 4 K / Win)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Pitcher Josh Bowman (7 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 4 K / Win)

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Modesto Nuts      0

Stockton Ports  6

WP – Bowman 5-7 / 5.23

HR – Olson (34), Brugman (4)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Josh Bowman

(7 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 4 K / Win)

RHP Josh Bowman turned in an impressive start for Stockton to help the Ports win their sixth straight on Thursday. Bowman allowed just 3 hits while walking none and striking out 4 over 7 shutout innings to earn his 5th win. RHPs Kris Hall and Blake Hassebrock both tossed a scoreless inning in relief. First baseman Matt Olson hit a 3-run homer in the bottom of the 1st, while outfielder Jaycob Brugman had a pair of singles and homered for the second straight night for Stockton.

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Monday, August 4th: Jake Sanchez Pitches Ports to Victory as Matt Olson & Renato Nunez Homer Once Again for Stockton

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Pitcher Jake Sanchez (6 IP / 6 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 4 K / Win)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Pitcher Jake Sanchez (6 IP / 6 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 4 K / Win)

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Visalia Rawhide   2

Stockton Ports   8

WP – Sanchez 7-1 / 3.27

HR – Olson (33), Nunez (28), Robertson (15), Crocker (10)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Jake Sanchez

(6 IP / 6 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 4 K / Win)

RHP Jake Sanchez turned in another solid start for Stockton on Monday, allowing just 1 run over 6 innings of work to earn his 7th win for the Ports. Sanchez has now struck out 51 and walked only 11 in 55 innings while posting a 3.27 ERA and winning 7 of his 9 starts since joining Stockton. After slugging a grand slam in the 1st inning on Saturday, designated hitter Renato Nunez hit a 3-run homer in the 1st to give the Ports a quick lead on Monday. First baseman Matt Olson singled, doubled and homered, while outfielder Bobby Crocker singled and homered, and shortstop Daniel Robertson hit his 15th home run for Stockton. Meanwhile, Ports pitcher Chris Lamb was named the California League Pitcher of the Week on Monday.

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