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Saturday, July 12th: Drew Pomeranz Impresses in Rehab Start for River Cats while Hiro Nakajima Homers in Hounds Win and Andy Parrino Rejoins A’s Roster

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Pitcher Drew Pomeranz (4 IP / 1 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 7 K)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Pitcher Drew Pomeranz (4 IP / 1 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 7 K)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Reno Aces                          3

Sacramento River Cats  4

WP – Buschmann 6-4 / 4.46

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Drew Pomeranz

(4 IP / 1 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 7 K)

LHP Drew Pomeranz was impressive in his rehab start for the River Cats on Saturday, allowing just 1 hit, a home run in the 2nd inning, while walking none and striking out 7 over 4 innings of work. RHP Matt Buschmann gave up 2 runs, 1 earned, in 4 innings of relief to pick up the win, while RHP Jeremy McBryde tossed a scoreless 9th for his 8th save. Third baseman Alden Carrithers had 2 doubles and drove in a run, while left fielder Shane Peterson walked and doubled in a pair, and center fielder Kenny Wilson singled, walked, stole a base and scored a run for the River Cats. With Oakland infielder Alberto Callaspo landing on the disabled list, River Cats infielder Andy Parrino was recalled by the A’s on Saturday.

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Saturday, July 5th: Nate Long Pitches Hounds to Victory while Josh Whitaker Hits 1st HR for River Cats and A’s Send Tommy Milone to Sacramento

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Pitcher Nate Long (6 2/3 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 3 BB / 8 K / Win)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Pitcher Nate Long (6 2/3 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 3 BB / 8 K / Win)

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  1

NW Arkansas Naturals    0

WP – Long 8-4 / 3.24

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Nate Long

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

RHP Nate Long turned in another strong start in a tight game for the RockHounds on Saturday. Long allowed just 3 hits while striking out 8 over 6 2/3 scoreless innings to earn his 8th win, while RHP Jose Flores got the final five outs for his 1st save. Left fielder D’Arby Myers drove in Midland’s sole run with a sacrifice fly, while center fielder Billy Burns walked and doubled twice, and first baseman Max Muncy and right fielder Chad Oberacker had a pair of hits apiece for the Hounds.

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Wednesday, June 25th: Nunez’s 2 HRs Help Ports Win 9th Straight while Granier Pitches Hounds to Victory and Cats’ Ladendorf Gets 50-Game Suspension

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Designated Hitter Renato Nunez (4 for 4 / 2 Home Runs / 3 RBIs)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Designated Hitter Renato Nunez (4 for 4 / 2 Home Runs / 3 RBIs)

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Stockton Ports       10

Lancaster JetHawks  2

WP – Joseph 3-3 / 5.21

HR – Nunez 2 (14), Olson (20), Kirkland (2)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Designated Hitter Renato Nunez

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

Designated hitter Renato Nunez helped the Ports post their 9th straight win on Wednesday. Nunez had 4 hits, including a pair of home runs, and drove in 3 runs for Stockton. And the 20-year-old is now 15 for 27 with 4 doubles, 5 home runs and 13 RBIs in 7 games since the California League All-Star break. First baseman Matt Olson hit his league-leading 20th home run, while second baseman Wade Kirkland hit his 2nd, while center fielder Herschel Powell tripled in a pair of runs for the Ports. Starter Chris Lamb allowed 2 runs on 5 hits and 5 walks over 4 2/3 innings of work, while RHP Jonathan Joseph pitched 3 1/3 perfect innings in relief to pick up the win.

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Friday, June 13th: Nate Freiman’s Grand Slam Leads Cats to Victory while Ports & Snappers Win, Hounds Fall and Vermont Drops Season Opener

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Designated Hitter Nate Freiman (Grand Slam)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Designated Hitter Nate Freiman (Grand Slam)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Iowa Cubs                           5

Sacramento River Cats  7

WP – Smyth 1-1 / 3.21

HR – Freiman (10)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Designated Hitter Nate Freiman

(Grand Slam)

Designated hitter Nate Freiman wielded the big stick for Sacramento on Friday night. With 2 outs, the bases loaded and the River Cats down by 2 runs in the bottom of the 7th, Freiman slugged a grand slam to provide the margin of victory for the Cats. Freiman also notched his 18th double earlier in the game, and he’s now tied for 5th in the PCL in doubles and is 2nd in the league in RBIs with 59. Outfielder Shane Peterson had a pair of hits, while first baseman Daric Barton, outfielder Michael Taylor and third baseman Colin Walsh all drove in runs for the River Cats. Starter Marcus Walden allowed 5 runs over 6 innings of work, while RHP Paul Smyth picked up the win with 1 scoreless inning in relief, and RHP Jeremy McBryde got the final 3 outs for his 4th save. With Sacramento shortstop Andy Parrino promoted to Oakland due to Alberto Callaspo’s paternity leave, infielder Wade Kirkland was reassigned to the River Cats from Stockton.

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Sunday, June 1st: Ports Win in Murphy’s Return while Cats, Hounds & Snappers All Fall on Sunday

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Pitcher Sean Murphy (4 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 6 K)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports RHP Sean Murphy (4 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 6 K)

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Modesto Nuts       0

Stockton Ports  3

WP – Joseph 1-3 / 5.64

HR – Healy (6)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Sean Murphy

(4 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 6 K)

RHP Sean Murphy, who was activated from the disabled list and sent from Sacramento to Stockton this week, made his first start for the Ports on Sunday. Murphy looked impressive in limited action in his return to the mound, allowing just 2 hits and striking out 6 while throwing 58 pitches over 4 innings of work, and he left the game with a 1-run lead. RHP Jonathan Joseph tossed 2 scoreless innings to pick up his 1st win, while RHP Josh Bowman threw a scoreless 7th, 8th and 9th to earn his 1st save. First baseman Ryon Healy hit his 6th home run in the 2nd inning, which was all the Ports would need, but they added two more runs in the 7th thanks to RBI-singles from outfielders Dusty Robinson and Bobby Crocker, both of whom also stole a base. Meanwhile, Ports catcher Ryan Lipkin was reassigned to Sacramento, while catcher Ryan Gorton returned to Stockton from extended spring training in Arizona.

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Saturday, May 17th: Covey Pitches Snappers to Victory while Cats, Hounds & Ports All Fall

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Pitcher Dylan Covey (7 IP / 4 H / 0 ER / 3 BB / 3 K / Win)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Pitcher Dylan Covey (7 IP / 4 H / 0 ER / 3 BB / 3 K / Win)

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Beloit Snappers        6

Clinton LumberKings  0

WP – Covey 3-2 / 3.26

HR – Brugman (2)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Dylan Covey

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

After RHP Kyle Finnegan tossed 7 shutout innings the previous day for the Snappers, RHP Dylan Covey followed up with 7 scoreless innings of his own on Saturday to earn his 3rd win. RHP Blake McMullen contributed 2 scoreless innings to close things out in his first appearance for the Snappers. Outfielder Jaycob Brugman bad a big night for Beloit, hitting his 2nd home run and his 7th double while driving in 5 of the team’s 6 runs on the night. Fellow outfielder Herschel Powell, who leads all A’s minor leaguers in on-base percentage, reached base 4 times, walking twice and singling twice.

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Sunday, May 4th: Marincov’s Slam Leads Snappers to Victory while Hounds Win, Cats & Ports Fall and Muncy Heads to Hospital

 

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Beloit Snappers Outfielder Tyler Marincov (Grand Slam / 5 RBIs)

 Beloit Snappers Outfielder Tyler  Marincov (Grand Slam / 5 RBIs)

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A)

Quad Cities River Bandits  3

Beloit Snappers               6

WP – Mendez 1-2 / 9.00

HR – Marincov (3)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Tyler Marincov

(Grand Slam / 5 RBIs)

With the game tied and the bases loaded in the bottom of the 4th inning, outfielder Tyler Marincov slugged a grand slam to give the Snappers a 4-run lead. Fellow outfielder Jaycob Brugman singled, tripled, walked and drove in a run in the win. Starter Chris Lamb allowed just 1 run while striking out 4 over 4 innings of work, while RHP Junior Mendez tossed 2 scoreless innings to earn his 1st win, and RHP Sam Bragg picked up his 2nd save despite giving up 2 runs in 3 innings of relief.

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Tuesday, April 29th: Hounds Win in a Walk-Off while Cats & Ports Fall and Snappers Drop a Pair

 

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Midland RockHounds Catcher Beau Taylor (3 for 5 / 3 RBIs)

Midland RockHounds Catcher            Beau Taylor (3 for 5 / 3 RBIs)

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Corpus Christi Hooks      8

Midland RockHounds  9

WP – Castillo 1-0 / 3.95

Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Beau Taylor

(3 for 5 / 3 RBIs)

Midland came back from a 6-run deficit in the 2nd inning to win in a 9th inning walk-off on Tuesday. LHP Andrew Werner made his second start in place of injured RHP Raul Alcantara and allowed 7 runs in just 1 2/3 innings of work. RHP Murphy Smith followed with another impressive outing in relief, giving up just 2 hits over 4 1/3 scoreless innings to keep his team in the game. And the Hounds took the opportunity to claw their way back, scoring 3 in the 6th and 4 in the 9th to notch a come-from-behind win. Catcher Beau Taylor had 3 hits and drove in a pair of runs in the 6th, singled in the first run in the 9th and also came around to score the tying run in the 9th. Designated hitter Miles Head doubled home a pair of runs in the 9th, and left fielder Anthony Aliotti singled in the winning run for the RockHounds. Right fielder Conner Crumbliss walked 5 times in the game, while first baseman Max Muncy drew 3 walks, and RHP Jesus Castillo picked up his 1st win after allowing 1 run in 3 innings of relief. In others news, outfielder Josh Whitaker was placed on the disabled list for the RockHounds. And infielder Hiro Nakajima, and his interpreter, are scheduled to join Midland on Wednesday, though they may not be arriving until after Wednesday’s scheduled game.

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Friday, April 25th: Goebbert’s Slam & Healy’s Homer Help Lead Cats & Ports to Victory while Hounds Win in Extras and Snappers Fall

 

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats Outfielder Jake Goebbert (2 for 6 / Grand Slam / 5 RBIs)

 Sacramento River Cats  Outfielder Jake Goebbert        (2 for 6 / Grand Slam / 5 RBIs)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

El Paso Chihuahuas            5

Sacramento River Cats  14

WP – Savery 4-0 / 5.14

HR – Goebbert (4)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Jake Goebbert

(2 for 6 / Grand Slam / 5 RBIs)

Starter Arnold Leon had a solid start for Sacramento on Friday, allowing just 1 run over 6 innings, and he left the game with a 2-run lead. El Paso took the lead in the top of the 7th inning with the help of 2 errors by second baseman Tyler Ladendorf. But the River Cats would put 11 runs on the board over the next 2 innings, highlighted by outfielder Jake Goebbert’s grand slam in the 8th. Ladendorf collected 3 hits and drove in a run, while catcher Ryan Ortiz, designated hitter Michael Taylor and outfielder Shane Peterson had a pair of hits apiece, and LHP Joe Savery picked up the win for the River Cats.

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A’s Spring Training Tour – 3/14/14

While the big league team was busy battling the Royals and dealing with injuries to starting pitchers Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin on Friday, there were also plenty of A’s minor leaguers in action around Arizona…

Intrasquad Game at A’s Minor League Camp at Papago Park

Rickey Henderson

Rickey Henderson coaching a minor league game Friday at Papago Park

Bobby Crocker

Outfielder Bobby Crocker – Drafted 4th Round 2011 / 2013 Stockton .276 / .343 / .454

Ryan Gorton

Second baseman Melvin Mercedes – Drafted 16th Round 2012 / 2013 Vermont .228 / .331 / .248

Ryan Gorton

Catcher Ryan Gorton – Drafted 31st Round 2012 / 2013 Vermont .212 / .339 / .260

Catcher Lana Akau

Catcher Lana Akau – Drafted 20th Round 2013 / 2013 AZL A’s .133 / .182 / .167

RHP Junior Mendez

RHP Junior Mendez – Drafted 16th Round 2013 / 2013 AZL A’s-Vermont 2.75 ERA / 1.20 WHIP

RHP Carlos Navas -

RHP Carlos Navas – International Free Agent / 2013 AZL A’s 4.83 ERA / 1.33 WHIP

Minor League Games at D’Backs Minor League Camp at Salt River Fields

Outfielder Chad Oberacker -

Outfielder Chad Oberacker – Drafted 25th Round 2011 / 2013 Midland .237 / .305 / .388

RHP Jonathan Joseph -

RHP Jonathan Joseph -International Free Agent / 2013 Stockton 3.50 ERA / 1.15 WHIP

LHP Brent Powers -

LHP Brent Powers – Drafted 18th Round 2011 / Vermont-Beloit 3.10 ERA / 1.22 WHIP

RHP Andres Avila -

RHP Andres Avila – International Free Agent / 2013 Beloit-Stockton 5.82 ERA / 1.69 WHIP

RHP Tucker Healy -

RHP Tucker Healy – Drafted 23rd Round 2012 / 2013 Beloit-Stockton 1.31 ERA / 0.90 WHIP

RHP Seth Frankoff -

RHP Seth Frankoff – Drafted 27th Round 2010 / 2013 Stockton 2.78 ERA / 1.08 WHIP

 

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