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Saturday, August 29th: Sean Manaea’s 7 Shutout Innings & Anthony Aliotti’s 2-Run HR Help Hounds Win while Matt Stalcup Pitches Ports to Victory

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Pitcher Sean Manaea (7 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 3 BB / 7 K / Win)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds LHP Sean Manaea (7 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 3 BB / 7 K / Win)

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Frisco RoughRiders       1

Midland RockHounds  2

WP – Manaea 5-1 / 2.68

HR – Aliotti (3)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Sean Manaea

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

LHP Sean Manaea, acquired from Kansas City in the Ben Zobrist trade, turned in another impressive start for the RockHounds on Saturday, scattering just 3 hits while striking out 7 over 7 shutout innings to earn his 5th win for Midland. RHP Tucker Healy tossed a scoreless 8th inning and RHP Brendan McCurry picked up his 4th save despite giving up a run in the top of the 9th. First baseman Anthony Aliotti hit a 2-run homer in the 6th to provide all the runs the RockHounds would need on Saturday. Shortstop Chad Pinder doubled, walked and scored a run, while third baseman Ryon Healy and designated hitter Renato Nunez had a pair of hits apiece, and second baseman Colin Walsh drew 3 walks to increase his league-leading total to 110 and raise his league-leading on-base percentage to .447.

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Thursday, August 6th: Sounds Win Behind Barry Zito’s 6 Shutout Innings while Chad Pinder’s 4th HR in 3 Days & 5 RBIs Help Hounds Win

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Pitcher Barry Zito (6 IP / 1 H / 0 ER / 3 BB / 3 K / Win)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Pitcher Barry Zito (6 IP / 1 H / 0 ER / 3 BB / 3 K / Win)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

GAME #1

Memphis Redbirds   3

Nashville Sounds   8

WP – Zito 8-7 / 3.48

HR – Gentry (4)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Barry Zito

(6 IP / 1 H / 0 ER / 3 BB / 3 K / Win)

In the completion of Wednesday’s suspended game, LHP Barry Zito took the mound with Nashville down by 3 runs and gave up just 1 hit over 6 shutout innings to keep the lid on Memphis and allow the Sounds to overcome a 3-run deficit, and the veteran ended up earning his 8th win for Nashville. Center fielder Craig Gentry singled and homered, while second baseman Joey Wendle doubled, tripled and scored twice. Right fielder Jason Pridie singled, doubled, walked and drove in 2 runs, including the tying run, and first baseman Max Muncy singled, doubled, walked and drove in the winning run for the Sounds.

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Monday, August 3rd: Jake Sanchez Leads Hounds to Shutout Win while Sounds Stage Comeback Victory & Jacob Nottingham hits 1st HR for Stockton

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Pitcher Jake Sanchez (6 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 3 BB / 4 K / Win)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Pitcher Jake Sanchez (6 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 3 BB / 4 K / Win)

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Frisco RoughRiders       0

Midland RockHounds  5

WP – Sanchez 9-7 / 4.78

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Jake Sanchez

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

Starter Jake Sanchez allowed just 3 hits while striking out 4 over 6 shutout innings to earn his 9th win for Midland on Monday. And it was the second straight start in which Sanchez has not allowed an earned run over 6 innings of work for the RockHounds. RHP Tucker Healy tossed a scoreless 7th and RHP Ryan Doolittle got the final six outs to complete the 4-hit shutout for the Hounds. Designated hitter Ryon Healy had 2 hits and 2 walks and drove in 2 runs, while right fielder Matt Olson singled, doubled and drove in a run for the RockHounds. Healy was named the Texas League Player of the Week, while LHP Sean Manaea was named the Texas League Pitcher of the Week. Healy went 12 for 27 with 2 doubles and 2 home runs while driving in 9 runs last week. And Manaea struck out 9 in 7 shutout innings to earn the win in his debut for Midland last week after coming over from Kansas City in the Ben Zobrist trade.

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Wednesday, July 29th: Ryon Healy’s 5 Hits Help Hounds Win 5th Straight while Matt Chapman Hits 22nd HR in Ports Loss

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Third Baseman Ryon Healy (5 for 5 / Home Run / 3 RBIs)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Third Baseman Ryon Healy (5 for 5 / Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  5

Frisco RoughRiders       4

WP – Sanchez 8-7 / 5.02

HR – Healy (7)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Ryon Healy

(5 for 5 / Home Run / 3 RBIs)

Third baseman Ryon Healy had a big night at the plate for the RockHounds on Wednesday, collecting 5 hits, including his 7th home run, while driving in 3 runs to help the Hounds win their fifth straight. And it was the second time this season that Healy’s had a 5-hit game. Second baseman Colin Walsh had 3 hits, including a double, to run his hitting streak to 17 games, while right fielder Matt Olson and designated hitter Rangel Ravelo each singled in a run in the 1st for the RockHounds. Starter Jake Sanchez was solid, allowing just 2 unearned runs while striking out 6 over 6 innings of work to earn his 8th win on Wednesday. RHP Brendan McCurry pitched 2 perfect innings in his first appearance for Midland, and RHP Seth Frankoff picked up his 6th save despite giving up 2 runs in the 9th for the RockHounds. Meanwhile, recently-acquired LHP Sean Manaea has joined the team and should soon be officially added to the RockHounds roster.

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Thursday, July 23rd: Parker Frazier Leads Midland to Shutout Win while Franklin Barreto & Dylan Covey Land on DL for Stockton

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Pitcher Parker Frazier (8 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 4 BB / 1 K / Win)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds RHP Parker Frazier (8 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 4 BB / 1 K / Win)

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

San Antonio Missions    0

Midland RockHounds  7

WP – Frazier 2-0 / 0.44

HR – Olson (9)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Parker Frazier

(8 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 4 BB / 1 K / Win)

RHP Parker Frazier, recently acquired from the Arizona organization, allowed just 3 hits over 8 shutout innings to earn the win for the RockHounds on Thursday. And Frazier has now tossed 14 2/3 scoreless innings over his last two starts for Midland. RHP Ryan Doolittle returned from the disabled list to toss a scoreless 9th and complete the 4-hit shutout for the RockHounds. Left fielder Jaycob Brugman had 3 hits, including a pair of doubles, and drove in a run, while center fielder Chad Oberacker singled, doubled, tripled and scored twice. Right fielder Matt Olson slugged his 9th home run, his first since June 20, and second baseman Colin Walsh had a pair of doubles to run his league-leading total to 29.

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Saturday, July 18th: Matt Chapman Hits 17th HR as Ports Win in Extras while Jason Pridie Helps Sounds Win in a Walk-Off

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Third Baseman Matt Chapman (Home Run / 2 Doubles / 2 RBIs)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Third Baseman Matt Chapman (Home Run / 2 Doubles / 2 RBIs)

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A)

Bakersfield Blaze  3

Stockton Ports    4

WP – Roberts 4-2 / 3.30

HR – Chapman (17)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Matt Chapman

(Home Run / 2 Doubles / 2 RBIs)

Designated hitter B.J. Boyd may have singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 14th for the Ports on Saturday, but it was third baseman Matt Chapman who was the hitting star for Stockton. Chapman collected 3 extra-base hits on the night, including 2 doubles to go along with his 17th home run, while driving in a pair for the Ports. Starter Matt Stalcup allowed 2 runs over 6 innings of work, while RHP Sam Roberts tossed a scoreless top of the 13th and 14th to post his 4th win for the Ports.

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Sunday, July 12th: Jake Sanchez Leads Hounds to Second Straight Shutout Victory while #1 Picks Matt Chapman & Richie Martin Homer for Stockton & Vermont

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Pitcher Jake Sanchez (6 2/3 IP / 5 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 6 K / Win)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Pitcher Jake Sanchez (6 2/3 IP / 5 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 6 K)

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds   2

NW Arkansas Naturals   0

WP – Sanchez 7-5 / 4.70

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Jake Sanchez

(6 2/3 IP / 5 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 6 K / Win)

The RockHounds shut out the Naturals for the second straight night on Sunday. RHP Jake Sanchez turned in an impressive start, striking out 6 over 6 2/3 shutout innings to earn his 7th win. RHP Tucker Healy got the final out in the 7th, then RHP Bobby Wahl tossed a scoreless 8th, and RHP Ryan Dull pitched a perfect 9th to notch his 9th save and complete the 6-hit shutout on Sunday. Shortstop Chad Pinder doubled in the RockHounds’ first run in the 3rd, while first baseman Rangel Ravelo had 3 hits and drove in a run in his second game since joining Midland.

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Monday, July 6th: Chad Pinder & Colin Walsh Homer as Jonathan Joseph Pitches Hounds to Victory while Franklin Barreto Has 3 Hits for Ports

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Pitcher Jonathan Joseph (7 IP / 7 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 6 K / Win)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds RHP Jonathan Joseph (7 IP / 7 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 6 K / Win)

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

NW Arkansas Naturals   4

Midland RockHounds   5

WP – Joseph 5-3 / 2.79

HR – Walsh (9), Pinder (8)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Jonathan Joseph

(7 IP / 7 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 6 K / Win)

After spending most of his career pitching out of the bullpen, 27-year-old veteran minor league RHP Jonathan Joseph has turned into a solid starter for the RockHounds. And Joseph turned in his best start yet on Monday, allowing just 1 run while striking out 6 to earn his 5th win for Midland. RHP Ryan Dull got the final two outs in the 9th to notch his 7th save. Shortstop Chad Pinder walked with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 3rd to tie the game and then hit a 2-run homer in the 5th, while second baseman Colin Walsh slugged a 2-run shot in the 4th to break the tie and doubled but was left stranded in the 6th, and catcher Nick Rickles, outfielder Josh Whitaker and third baseman Renato Nunez had a pair of hits apiece for the Hounds.

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Wednesday, July 1st: Nate Long Leads Sounds’ Shutout Victory while Justin Higley’s Grand Slam Highlights Snappers’ Win & R.J. Alvarez Lands on DL

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Pitcher Nate Long (7 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 5 K / Win)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Pitcher Nate Long (7 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 5 K)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A)

Colorado Springs Sky Sox  0

Nashville Sounds              2

WP – Long 1-1 / 3.09

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Nate Long

(7 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 5 K / Win)

After his promotion from Midland, RHP Nate Long didn’t waste any time making a positive impression on his new team in Nashville. On Wednesday, the 29-year-old minor league veteran allowed just 2 hits while striking out 5 over 7 shutout innings to earn his 1st win for the Sounds. And Long now leads all A’s minor league pitchers in strikeouts with 78. RHP Arnold Leon pitched a perfect frame in the 8th, and RHP Ryan Cook got the final three outs in the 9th to post his 7th save. Designated hitter Dayan Viciedo doubled with 2 outs in the 4th, and right fielder Jason Pridie singled him in for the Sounds’ first run, then left fielder Jake Smolinski doubled in Pridie for the Sounds’ second and final run of the game. Third baseman Ryan Roberts also doubled but was left stranded in the 6th, while shortstop Andy Parrino had a pair of singles for the Sounds. Meanwhile, RHP R.J. Alvarez was placed on the disabled list with a right forearm strain, while catcher Luke Carlin was released, and catcher Carson Blair was reassigned to Nashville from the RockHounds.

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Thursday, June 25th: Tim Atherton & Brad Mills Pitch Hounds & Sounds to Shutout Victories while Snappers Drop 9th Straight

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Pitcher Tim Atherton (8 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 7 K / Win)

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Pitcher Tim Atherton (8 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 7 K)

 

TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A)

Midland RockHounds  5

San Antonio Missions    0

WP – Atherton 5-3 / 5.31

HR – Nunez (10)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Tim Atherton

(8 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 7 K / Win)

RHP Tim Atherton turned in his best start yet for Midland on Thursday, allowing just 2 hits and 2 walks while striking out 7 over 8 scoreless innings to earn his 5th win for the RockHounds as they shut out San Antonio in the opening game of the series. RHP Andres Avila got the final three outs in the 9th to complete the shutout for the Hounds. Third baseman Renato Nunez hit a 2-run homer in the top of the 1st, while left fielder Jaycob Brugman singled in a pair in the 7th, and first baseman Matt Olson and right fielder Josh Whitaker had a pair of hits apiece for the RockHounds. In other news, Olson and Nunez were both selected to participate in the Futures Game, which will be played on Sunday, July 12 in Cincinnati.

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