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Wednesday, August 1st: Cats, Hounds and Bees All Claim Clutch Wins on Wednesday

 

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Midland RockHounds designated hitter Matt Rizzotti (3 for 6 / 2 Doubles / Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE (TRIPLE-A)

Memphis Redbirds           2

Sacramento River Cats  5

(WP – Leon 3-0 / 1.83)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Daric Barton

(2 for 3 / Home Run / RBI)

 

 

Worth Noting: With Sacramento down by a run, first baseman Daric Barton blasted his 7th home run for the River Cats to tie the game in the bottom of the 8th inning. Outfielder Collin Cowgill later singled in the go-ahead run, and third baseman Josh Donaldson doubled in 2 insurance runs. Starter Graham Godfrey had another solid outing, allowing 1 run on just 3 hits while striking out 4 over 6 innings of work, but right-hander Arnold Leon picked up the win with 2 innings in relief.

 

TEXAS LEAGUE (DOUBLE-A)

Midland RockHounds  6

Frisco RoughRiders      5

(WP – McSwain 1-0 / 4.50)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Designated Hitter Matt Rizzotti

(3 for 6 / 2 Doubles / Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Designated hitter Matt Rizzotti had a big night for Midland, blasting a home run and 2 doubles and driving in 3 runs, including the tying run in the 6th inning and the go-ahead run in the 8th inning. Frisco came back to tie the game in the bottom of the 8th against right-hander Jonathan Ortiz, but outfielder Eliezer Mesa drove in third baseman Leonardo Gil for the winning run in the 12th. Starter Shawn Haviland allowed 4 runs and struck out 5 over 5 innings of work on Wednesday.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE (HIGH-A)

Lancaster JetHawks  15

Stockton Ports          2

(LP – Hassebrock 2-5 / 8.08)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher A.J. Huttenlocker

(3 IP / 0 ER / 4 K)

 

 

Worth Noting: After turning in one of his better outings since returning from the disabled list his last time out, right-hander Blake Hassebrock had a much rougher time of it on Wednesday. With the help of a 2-out error by first baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones, Hassebrock surrendered 6 runs, 2 earned, on 4 hits over just 2/3 of an inning to take his 5th loss. Left-hander A.J. Huttenlocker struck out 4 in 3 scoreless innings of relief, and third baseman B.A. Vollmuth had 2 hits, including a double, and drove in a run but also committed 2 errors in the loss.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE (CLASS-A)

Burlington Bees                3

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers  1

(WP – Frankoff 3-7 / 5.27)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Aaron Shipman

(Triple / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: With the game tied 1-1, outfielder Aaron Shipman tripled in the winning run in the top of the 9th inning for the Bees, while first baseman Max Muncy doubled and homered earlier in the game. Starter Drew Granier had another solid outing, allowing just 1 run and striking out 8 over 6 innings of work, but right-hander Seth Frankoff picked up the win with 2 scorless innings in relief.

 

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE (CLASS-A SHORT-SEASON)

Mahoning Valley Scrappers  6

Vermont Lake Monsters     1

(LP – Ynoa 0-1 / 7.71)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder John Wooten

(Double / RBI)

 

 

Worth Noting: In his debut with Vermont, former top prospect Michael Ynoa had a rocky outing, allowing 3 runs, 2 earned, on 5 hits and 2 walks over 2 1/3 innings to take the loss. Outfielder John Wooten doubled and drove in Vermont’s only run in the loss. The team’s lineup should be getting a bit of a boost with the arrival of this year’s top draft pick, shortstop Addison Russell.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE (ROOKIE SHORT-SEASON)

AZL Athletics  4

AZL Brewers    2

(WP – Paulino 4-2 / 4.19)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Gregory Paulino

(6 IP / 0 ER / 6 K / Win)

Worth Noting: Starter Gregory Paulino struck out 6 over 6 scoreless innings to earn his 4th win, while last night’s hero, catcher Phil Pohl, hit his 2nd homer in 2 nights and drove in a pair of runs in the win.

 

Thursday’s Games:

Memphis @ Sacramento – 7:05pm PT

Midland @ Frisco – 7:00pm CT

Lancaster @ Stockton – 7:05pm PT

Burlington @ Wisconsin – 12:05pm CT

Mahoning Valley @ Vermont – 7:05pm ET

AZL Brewers @ AZL Athletics – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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Tuesday, July 31st: Green and Stassi Lead Cats and Ports to Victory while Hounds and Bees Fall

 

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats infielder   Grant Green (Home Run / 4 RBIs)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE (TRIPLE-A)

Sacramento River Cats  11

Reno Aces                         8

(WP – Thompson 2-2 / 3.65)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Infielder Grant Green

(Home Run / 4 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Grant Green, getting the start at second base on Tuesday, blasted a 3-run homer in the 6th inning to give the River Cats the lead, which they never relinquished. Third baseman Josh Donaldson and catcher Derek Norris, in his first game back with Sacramento, each contributed 2-run homers, while hot-hitting outfielder Shane Peterson collected 3 hits to raise his batting average since joining the team to .442. Left-hander Brett Anderson, in his second rehab start with Sacramento, fared a little better than his last time out, allowing 2 runs on 4 hits while walking 2 and striking out 4 over 4 innings of work. Right-hander Rich Thompson picked up the win with 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief.

 

TEXAS LEAGUE (DOUBLE-A)

Midland RockHounds  1

Frisco RoughRiders      5

(LP – Smith 6-8 / 4.42)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Beau Taylor

(2 for 4 / Double / RBI)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Murphy Smith allowed 4 runs on 9 hits over 5 1/3 innings to take his 8th loss. Catcher Beau Taylor had 2 hits, including the RockHounds’ only extra base hit, a double, and drove in the team’s only run in the loss.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE (HIGH-A)

Lancaster JetHawks  5

Stockton Ports         6

(WP – Urlaub 1-1 / 3.14)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Max Stassi

(3 for 5 / Double / RBI)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Jacob Brown had another sooid outing, allowing just 2 runs over 6 innings, but the Ports’ bullpen let the lead slip away. Catcher Max Stassi ended the game in the bottom of the 10th inning with a walk-off double to drive in the winning run. First baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones slugged a 3-run homer to give the Ports the lead in the 4th inning, and outfielder Chad Oberacker contributed a solo shot in the 5th.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE (CLASS-A)

Burlington Bees                3

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers  5

(LP – Lamb 0-1 / 6.38)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Rashun Dixon

(Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Chris Lamb had a rocky outing, allowing 5 runs on 8 hits over 4 2/3 innings to take the loss. Right-hander Jose Macias struck out 6 of the 8 batters he faced in relief, while outfielder Rashun Dixon homered and drove in all 3 of the Bees’ runs on the night.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE (ROOKIE SHORT-SEASON)

AZL Padres    10

AZL Athletics  9

(LP – Voiro 2-2 / 5.48)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Phil Pohl

(Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Vince Voiro had a rough outing, allowing 8 runs in just 2 2/3 innings to take his 2nd loss. Catcher Phil Pohl clubbed a 2-run homer in the bottom of the 9th inning to bring the team within a run, and shortstop Addison Russell, serving as the designated hitter for the day, tripled and drove in 2 runs in the loss.

 

Wednesday’s Games:

Memphis @ Sacramento – 7:05pm PT

Midland @ Frisco – 7:00pm CT

Lancaster @ Stockton – 7:05pm PT

Burlington @ Wisconsin – 7:05pm CT

Mahoning Valley @ Vermont – 7:05pm ET

AZL Athletics @ AZL Brewers – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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Monday, July 30th: Peters Pitches Bees to Victory while Cats & Hounds both Fall on Monday

 

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Burlington Bees pitcher Tanner Peters (6 IP / 0 ER / 3 K / Win)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE (TRIPLE-A)

Sacramento River Cats  7

Reno Aces                       9

(LP – McCarthy 0-1 / 14.73)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Anthony Recker

(3 for 3 / Home Run / Double / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Brandon McCarthy had a rocky outing in his first rehab start with Sacramento, allowing 6 runs on 7 hits over 3 2/3 innings to take the loss. Catcher Anthony Recker collected 3 hits, including a home run and a double, and drove in 2 runs. First baseman Kila Ka’aihue and outfielders Michael Taylor and Shane Peterson also homered in the loss.

 

TEXAS LEAGUE (DOUBLE-A)

Midland RockHounds  2

Corpus Christi Hooks   3

(LP – Castro 1-3 / 3.40)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Jeremy Barfield

(Home Run)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Fabio Castro allowed 3 runs on 7 hits over 4 2/3 innings to take his 3rd loss, while outfielder Jeremy Barfield clubbed his 9th home run in the 4th inning for the RockHounds.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE (CLASS-A)

Cedar Rapids Kernels  0

Burlington Bees          2

(WP – Peters 1-4 / 4.02)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Tanner Peters

(6 IP / 0 ER / 3 K / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Tanner Peters had one of his best outings for Burlington, tossing 6 scoreless innings to earn his 1st win for the Bees. Outfielder Rashun Dixon and designated hitter Douglas Landaeta both drove in a run and outfielder Bobby Crocker had 2 hits, stole 2 bases, and scored twice in the win.

 

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE (CLASS-A SHORT-SEASON)

Vermont Lake Monsters  8

Aberdeen IronBirds          2

(WP – Streich 2-1 / 4.20)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Second Baseman Chris Bostick

(3 for 5 / Triple / Double / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Second baseman Chris Bostick doubled, tripled and drove in 2 runs, while catcher Bruce Maxwell, serving as the designated hitter for the day, had 2 doubles and drove in a run. This year’s 8th-round draft pick Kris Hall allowed 2 runs, 1 earned, on 4 hits over 2 2/3 innings of work, while 6th-round draft pick Seth Streich struck out 3 over 2 2/3 scoreless innings to earn the win.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE (ROOKIE SHORT-SEASON)

AZL Athletics  3

AZL Angels      5

(LP – Hansen 1-1 / 9.45)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Dayton Alexander

(Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: In his first game back in Arizona after being demoted from Vermont, outfielder Dayton Alexander blasted a 3-run homer to account for all his team’s runs on the night. Starter Kayvon Bahramzadeh allowed 1 run in 4 innings of work, but right-hander Derek Hansen took the loss after giving up the go-ahead run in the bottom of the 6th inning.

 

Tuesday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Reno – 1:05pm PT

Midland @ Frisco – 7:00pm CT

Lancaster @ Stockton – 7:05pm PT

Burlington @ Wisconsin – 7:05pm CT

AZL Padres @ AZL Athletics – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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Sunday, July 29th: 5 Teams Take the Fall on Sunday

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Midland RockHounds outfielder Tyler Ladendorf (HR / Double / 4 RBIs)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE (TRIPLE-A)

Sacramento River Cats  2

Reno Aces                       3

(LP – Figueroa 0-2 / 2.78)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Bruce Billings

(6 IP / 2 ER / 5 K)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Bruce Billings had a solid outing, allowing just 2 runs while striking out 5 over 6 innings on Sunday. First baseman Daric Barton doubled and scored a run, while third baseman Grant Green tripled in the tying run in the top of the 8th inning, but left-hander Pedro Figueroa gave up the game-winning run in the bottom of the 9th to take his 2nd loss.

 

TEXAS LEAGUE (DOUBLE-A)

Midland RockHounds  6

Corpus Christi Hooks   9

(LP – Jones 1-1 / 7.00)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Tyler Ladendorf

(Home Run / Double / 4 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Tyler Ladendorf, who’s taken over in center field since Michael Choice’s season-ending injury, homered, doubled and drove in 4 runs for the RockHounds on Sunday. Starter Carlos Hernandez allowed 3 runs while striking out 6 over 6 innings of work, but 3 RockHounds relievers coughed up 6 runs in the 8th inning to blow the lead, with left-hander Beau Jones taking the loss.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE (HIGH-A)

Stockton Ports    5

Bakersfield Blaze  6

(LP – Murphy 5-5 / 4.79)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Chad Oberacker

(Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Sean Murphy had a rocky outing, allowing 6 runs while striking out 5 over 5 innings to take his 5th loss. Outfielders Chad Oberacker, Josh Whitaker and Mitch LeVier all homered, while second baseman Ryan Pineda went 4 for 4 with 2 doubles in the loss.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE (CLASS-A)

Cedar Rapids Kernels  5

Burlington Bees          1

(LP – Chitwood 0-1 / 21.60)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher John Nester

(3 for 4 / Double)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Julio Ramos allowed 1 unearned run while striking out 3 in 3 innings of work, but right-hander Logan Chitwood, in his first game with Burlington since his promotion from Vermont, surrendered 4 runs on 6 hits in 1 2/3 innings of relief to take the loss. Catcher John Nester collected 3 hits, including a double, in the loss.

 

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE (CLASS-A SHORT-SEASON)

Vermont Lake Monsters  1

Aberdeen IronBirds          2

(LP – Dull 3-1 / 1.46)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Tyler Vail

(5 1/3 IP / 1 ER / 2 K)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Tyler Vail had his strongest outing with Vermont so far this year, allowing just 1 run over 5 1/3 innings, but right-hander Ryan Dull surrendered the game-winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning to take the loss. Outfielder Brett Vertigan had 2 hits, including a triple, and stole a base, while catcher Bruce Maxwell doubled and scored Vermont’s only run of the night.

 

Monday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Reno – 7:05pm PT

Midland @ Corpus Christi – 7:05pm CT

Cedar Rapids @ Burlington – 6:30pm CT

Vermont @ Aberdeen – 7:05pm ET

AZL Athletics @ AZL Angels – 7:00pm PT

 

Monday’s Links:

A’s Farm’s Weekly Minor League Update on A’s Nation

Sacramento River Cats Complete Season Stats

Midland RockHounds Complete Season Stats

Stockton Ports Complete Season Stats

Burlington Bees Complete Season Stats

Vermont Lake Monsters Complete Season Stats

AZL Athletics Complete Season Stats

 

 

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Saturday, July 28th: Cats & Hounds Win behind Kila’s & Aliotti’s Big Bats while Bowman & Cole Pitch Ports & Bees to Victory

 

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats DH Kila Ka’aihue (2 Home Runs / 5 RBIs)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE (TRIPLE-A)

Sacramento River Cats  13

Reno Aces                         4

(WP – Straily 5-2 / 1.36)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Designated Hitter Kila Ka’aihue

(2 Home Runs / 5 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Designated hitter Kila Ka’aihue clubbed 2 home runs and drove in 5 runs, while third baseman Josh Donaldson collected a pair of doubles and drove in 4 for the River Cats on Saturday. Starter Daniel Straily allowed 3 runs on 7 hits while walking none and striking out 4 over 6 innings to earn his 5th win with Sacramento.

 

TEXAS LEAGUE (DOUBLE-A)

Midland RockHounds  8

Corpus Christi Hooks   3

(WP – Gray 5-7 / 4.28)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

First Baseman Anthony Aliotti

(2 Home Runs / 4 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: First baseman Anthony Aliotti blasted 2 home runs and drove in 4 runs, while outfielder Conner Crumbliss homered and drove in 2. Starter Sonny Gray allowed 2 runs on 8 hits while walking none and striking out 3 in 6 innings to earn his 5th win on Saturday.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE (HIGH-A)

Stockton Ports    6

Bakersfield Blaze  0

(WP – Bowman 4-8 / 3.42)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Josh Bowman

(6 1/3 IP / 0 ER / 7 K / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Josh Bowman had another strong outing for Stockton, striking out 7 over 6 1/3 scoreless innings to earn his 4th win. Infielder Tony Thompson hit a 2-run homer, while outfielders Josh Whitaker and Myrio Richard drove in 2 runs apiece in the win.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE (CLASS-A)

Cedar Rapids Kernels  1

Burlington Bees          6

(WP – Cole 5-2 / 2.06)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher A.J. Cole

(6 IP / 1 ER / 6 K / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter A.J. Cole had another solid outing for Burlington, allowing 1 run over 6 innings to earn his 5th win with the Bees. First baseman Max Muncy hit a 2-run homer, while third baseman Wade Kirkland doubled in 2 runs in the win.

 

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE (CLASS-A SHORT-SEASON)

Vermont Lake Monsters  7

Aberdeen IronBirds          2

(WP – Eppley 2-0 / 1.52)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Bruce Maxwell

(2 Doubles / 4 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Catcher Bruce Maxwell, serving as the designated hitter for the day, had his second straight big night at the plate, collecting a pair of doubles and driving in 4 runs. Starter J.C. Menna allowed 2 runs in 4 innings of work, and right-hander Nate Eppley picked up the win with 2 innings of scoreless relief.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE (ROOKIE SHORT-SEASON)

AZL Athletics  6

AZL Royals      4

(WP – Voiro 2-1 / 2.41)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Lee Sosa

(3 IP / 0 ER / 1 K)

 

 

Worth Noting: In the completion of a suspended game from earlier this month, right-hander Vincent Voiro picked up his 2nd win, allowing 1 unearned run over 2 1/3 innings, while right-hander Lee Sosa tossed 3 scoreless and hitless innings to earn the hold. The A’s first two draft picks this year, shortstop Addison Russell and third baseman Daniel Robertson, both homered in the game.

 

Sunday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Reno – 1:05pm PT

Midland @ Corpus Christi – 6:05pm CT

Stockton @ Bakersfield – 7:30pm PT

Cedar Rapids @ Burlington – 2:00pm CT

Vermont @ Aberdeen – 5:35pm ET

 

 

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Friday, July 27th: LeVier’s 2 HRs Lead Ports to Victory while Ross & Granier Pitch Cats & Bees to Wins

 

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Stockton Ports outfielder Mitch LeVier         (2 Home Runs / 4 RBIs)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE (TRIPLE-A)

Sacramento River Cats  7

Salt Lake Bees                2

(WP – Ross 4-2 / 2.72)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Tyson Ross

(9 IP / 2 ER / 8 K / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Tyson Ross picked up the complete-game victory on Friday, allowing 2 runs on just 4 hits while walking none and striking out 8 over 9 innings to earn his 4th win. Outfielder Collin Cowgill had 2 doubles while driving in a run and scoring a run in the win.

 

TEXAS LEAGUE (DOUBLE-A)

Midland RockHounds  5

Corpus Christi Hooks   6

(LP – Hunter 2-1 / 4.95)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Shawn Haviland

(6 IP / 0 ER / 3 K)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Shawn Haviland had a no-hitter going when he was removed after 6 innings on the mound, but the RockHounds’ bullpen eventually coughed up the lead. Tyler Ladendorf, who’s been playing center field since the loss of top prospect Michael Choice for the season, blasted 2 home runs and drove in 3 runs, while shortstop Dusty Coleman clubbed his 3rd home run in the last 4 games.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE (HIGH-A)

Stockton Ports    9

Bakersfield Blaze  7

(WP – Huttenlocker 1-1 / 7.64)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Mitch LeVier

(2 Home Runs / 4 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Mitch LeVier launched 2 home runs and drove in 4 runs, while first baseman Tony Thompson and shortstop Michael Gilmartin both contributed home runs as well. Starter Nate Long allowed 4 runs, 2 earned, over 4 innings of work, while left-hander A.J. Huttenlocker picked up the win in relief.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE (CLASS-A)

Beloit Snappers   2

Burlington Bees  7

(WP – Granier 11-6 / 3.01)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Drew Granier

(5 IP / 0 ER / 4 K / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Drew Granier had another solid outing, allowing just 1 unearned run over 5 innings to earn his 11th win, while outfielder Aaron Shipman and second baseman Michael Fabiaschi both drove in 2 runs in the win.

 

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE (CLASS-A SHORT-SEASON)

Vermont Lake Monsters  0

Auburn Doubledays          4

(LP – Powers 0-3 / 5.40)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Bruce Maxwell

(3 for 4 / Double)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Brent Powers allowed 4 runs over 4 2/3 innings to take his 3rd loss, while catcher Bruce Maxwell collected 3 of Vermont’s 8 hits on the night.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE (ROOKIE SHORT-SEASON)

AZL Athletics  3

AZL Cubs        1

(WP – Azor 1-0 / 3.75)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Jose Torres

(4 2/3 IP / 1 ER / 2 K)

Worth Noting: Starter Jose Torres allowed just 1 run over 4 2/3 innings, while right-hander Jose Azor picked up the win with 2 1/3 scoreless innings in relief. Third baseman Renato Nunez doubled and drove in a run in the win.

 

Saturday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Reno – 7:05pm PT

Midland @ Corpus Christi – 7:05pm CT

Stockton @ Bakersfield – 7:30pm PT

Cedar Rapids @ Burlington – 6:30pm CT

Vermont @ Aberdeen – 7:05pm ET

AZL Royals @ AZL Athletics – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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Thursday, July 26th: Peterson Leads Cats to Victory while Ports & Bees Win and Hounds Fall

 

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats outfielder Shane Peterson (4 for 4 / Home Run / Double / 3 RBIs)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE (TRIPLE-A)

Sacramento River Cats  11

Salt Lake Bees                  7

(WP – Banwart 7-3 / 4.15)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Shane Peterson

(4 for 4 / Home Run / Double / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Shane Peterson had a big night at the plate, collecting 4 hits, including a home run and a double, and driving in 3 runs, including the go-ahead run in the top of the 8th inning. Outfielder Michael Taylor homered as well and drove in 4 runs. Left-hander Brett Anderson made his second rehab start, his first with Sacramento, and allowed 4 runs on 7 hits over 4 innings of work.

 

TEXAS LEAGUE (DOUBLE-A)

Frisco RoughRiders      6

Midland RockHounds  0

(LP – Smith 6-7 / 4.31)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Murphy Smith

(6 IP / 2 ER / 2 K)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Murphy Smith allowed 3 runs, 2 earned, over 6 innings to take his 7th loss, while infielder Josh Horton had 2 of the RockHounds’ 5 hits on the night.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE (HIGH-A)

Stockton Ports  14

Visalia Rawhide   3

(WP – Hassebrock 2-4 / 7.80)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Max Stassi

(Home Run / 4 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Catcher Max Stassi continued his hot hitting of late, blasting his 13th home run and driving in 4 runs on Thursday. First baseman Tony Thompson doubled and drove in 3 runs, while outfielder Myrio Richard doubled and drove in 2 for the Ports. Starter Blake Hassebrock had one of his better outings since returning from the disabled list, allowing 3 runs, 2 earned, on 3 hits while striking out 4 over 5 innings to earn just his 2nd win on the season.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE (CLASS-A)

Beloit Snappers   1

Burlington Bees  4

(WP – Macias 5-5 / 5.08)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Chris Lamb

(4 2/3 IP / 1 ER / 5 K)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Chris Lamb had one of his best outings for Burlington, allowing just 1 run and striking out 5 over 4 2/3 innings of work, while right-hander Jose Macias picked up the win with 2 1/3 scoreless innings in relief. Shortstop Sean Jamieson collected 3 hits and drove in a run in the win.

 

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE (CLASS-A SHORT-SEASON)

Vermont Lake Monsters  5

Auburn Doubledays          6

(LP – Gagnier 1-1 / 1.69)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder John Wooten

(Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder John Wooten launched a 3-run homer in the 6th-inning to briefly give Vermont the lead, while catcher Reynaldo Mateo, in his first game with Vermont, homered, doubled and drove in 2 runs. Starter Andres Avila allowed 2 runs in 3 innings of work, while right-hander Drew Gagnier took the loss after giving up the go-ahead run in the 8th inning.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE (ROOKIE SHORT-SEASON)

AZL Athletics  7

AZL Reds         2

(WP – Paulino 3-2 / 4.96)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Shortstop Addison Russell

(Home Run / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: 1st-round draft pick Addison Russell hit his 5th home run, while the A’s 3rd overall pick, first baseman Matt Olson, hit his 4th. Starter Michael Ynoa had his best outing so far this season, giving up just 2 hits in 3 scoreless innings, while right-hander Gregory Paulino allowed 2 runs and struck out 5 over 5 innings to pick up his 3rd win.

 

Friday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Salt Lake – 6:05pm PT

Midland @ Corpus Christi – 7:05pm CT

Stockton @ Bakersfield – 7:30pm PT

Beloit @ Burlington – 6:30pm CT

Vermont @ Auburn – 7:05pm ET

AZL Athletics @ AZL Cubs – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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Wednesday, July 25th: Peacock Pitches Cats to Victory while Ports Win and All Others Fall

 

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats pitcher Brad Peacock (6 IP / 0 ER / 4 K / Win)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE (TRIPLE-A)

Sacramento River Cats  7

Salt Lake Bees                1

(WP – Peacock 8-7 / 6.25)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Brad Peacock

(6 IP / 0 ER / 4 K / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Brad Peacock delivered an impressive performance for Sacramento, allowing just 1 unearned run on 3 hits over 6 innings to earn his 8th win. Third baseman Stephen Parker had 2 hits, including his 7th home run, and drove in 3 runs. Outfielder Collin Cowgill homered as well, while shortstop Grant Green collected 3 hits, including a pair of doubles, and drove in 2 runs in the win.

 

TEXAS LEAGUE (DOUBLE-A)

Frisco RoughRiders      3

Midland RockHounds  1

(LP – Daley 8-9 / 5.05)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Fabio Castro

(6 IP / 0 ER / 2 K)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Fabio Castro turned in a strong outing for the RockHounds, allowing just 1 unearned run over 6 innings of work on Wednesday, but right-hander Gary Daley took the loss after giving up 2 runs in 2 innings of relief. Shortstop Dusty Coleman hit his 11th home run for the RockHounds’ only run of the game.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE (HIGH-A)

Stockton Ports  3

Visalia Rawhide  2

(WP – Brown 4-7 / 4.32)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Jacob Brown

(7 IP / 1 ER / 1 K / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Jacob Brown had a solid outing for Stockton, allowing 2 runs, just 1 earned, to pick up his 4th win. Max Stassi, serving as the designated hitter for the day, catcher Ryan Ortiz and second baseman Ryan Pineda all hit solo shots to account for the Ports’ 3 runs on the day.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE (CLASS-A)

Beloit Snappers   4

Burlington Bees  1

(LP – Peters 0-4 / 4.97)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Shortstop Sean Jamieson

(2 for 4 / Double)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Tanner Peters allowed 4 runs over 6 innings to take his 4th loss, while shortstop Sean Jamieson had 2 hits, including a double, for the Bees on Wednesday.

 

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE (CLASS-A SHORT-SEASON)

Vermont Lake Monsters  7

Auburn Doubledays          8

(LP – Chitwood 3-1 / 2.28)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder John Wooten

(Double / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: This year’s 6th-round draft pick Seth Streich had a rough time in his first start for Vermont, allowing 5 runs in just 2 innings of work, but 8th-round draft pick Kris Hall followed up with 2 1/3 scoreless innings of relief. Outfielder John Wooten doubled in 2 runs in the loss.

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE (ROOKIE SHORT-SEASON)

AZL Dodgers   3

AZL Athletics  1

(LP – Voiro 1-1 / 2.76)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Herschel Powell

(3 for 3 / Double / RBI)

Worth Noting: Outfielder Herschel Powell collected 3 hits, including a double, and drove in a run, while starter Vincent Voiro allowed 2 runs over 3 1/3 innings to take the loss.

 

Thursday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Salt Lake – 6:05pm PT

Frisco @ Midland – 7:00pm CT

Stockton @ Visalia – 7:00pm PT

Beloit @ Burlington – 6:30pm CT

Vermont @ Auburn – 7:05pm ET

AZL Athletics @ AZL Reds – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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Tuesday, July 24th: Hernandez Helps Hounds Win while Cats and Ports Fall

 

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Midland RockHounds pitcher Carlos Hernandez (6 IP / 2 ER / 4 K / Win)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE (TRIPLE-A)

Sacramento River Cats  7

Salt Lake Bees               17

(LP – Billings 6-4 / 3.86)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Designated Hitter Daric Barton

(Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Bruce Billings had a rough outing, allowing 6 runs on 7 hits over just 1 1/3 innings to take his 4th loss. First baseman Daric Barton, serving as the designated hitter for the day, hit a 3-run homer, shortstop Adam Rosales doubled and drove in 3 runs, and third baseman Stephen Parker doubled and drove in a run in the loss.

 

TEXAS LEAGUE (DOUBLE-A)

Frisco RoughRiders       4

Midland RockHounds  10

(WP – Hernandez 4-4 / 5.72)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Carlos Hernandez

(6 IP / 2 ER / 4 K / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Carlos Hernandez had a solid outing, allowing just 2 runs while striking out 4 over 6 innings to earn his 4th win on Tuesday. Shortstop Dusty Coleman had 3 hits, including his 10th home run, and drove in 2 runs, while third baseman Miles Head doubled in 3 runs in the win.

 

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE (HIGH-A)

Stockton Ports   5

Visalia Rawhide  10

(LP – Huttenlocker 0-1 / 8.10)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Catcher Max Stassi

(1 for 3 / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Sean Murphy allowed 3 runs, 2 earned, while striking out 6 over 5 innings of work, but left-hander A.J. Huttenlocker took the loss after surrendering 5 runs, 4 earned, without registering an out. Catcher Max Stassi drove in 2 runs and scored a run in the loss.

 

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE (CLASS-A SHORT-SEASON)

GAME #1

Lowell Spinners                5

Vermont Lake Monsters  3

(LP – Vail 0-2 / 6.62)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder John Wooten

(2 for 3 / Double / RBI)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Tyker Vail allowed 4 runs in just 4 2/3 innings to take his 2nd loss, while outfielder John Wooten had 2 of Vermont’s 4 hits and drove in a run in the loss.

 

GAME #2

Lowell Spinners                1

Vermont Lake Monsters  5

(WP – Healy 2-0 / 5.54)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Outfielder Brett Vertigan

(3 for 3 / Double / 2 Runs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Outfielder Brett Vertigan collected 3 hits, including a double, and scored 2 runs, while outfielder John Wooten drove in a pair of runs in the win. Starter J.C. Menna allowed 1 run and struck out 5 over 3 2/3 innings of work, but right-hander Tucker Healy picked up the win after striking out 4 in 2 1/3 perfect innings of relief.

 

Wednesday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Salt Lake – 6:05pm PT

Frisco @ Midland – 6:30pm CT

Stockton @ Visalia – 7:00pm PT

Beloit @ Burlington – 6:30pm CT

Vermont @ Auburn – 7:05pm ET

AZL Dodgers @ AZL Athletics – 7:00pm PT

 

 

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Monday, July 23rd: Straily K’s 9 in Cats Win while Hounds and Bees Both Fall

 

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Sacramento River Cats pitcher Dan Straily (6 IP / 0 ER / 9 K / Win)

 

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE (TRIPLE-A)

Tucson Padres                 0

Sacramento River Cats  6

(WP – Straily 4-2 / 0.96)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Dan Straily

(6 IP / 0 ER / 9 K / Win)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Dan Straily had another dominant outing on Monday, striking out 9 over 6 scoreless innings to earn his 4th win for the River Cats. Outfielder Jermaine Mitchell and second baseman Wes Timmons drove in 2 runs apiece in the win.

 

TEXAS LEAGUE (DOUBLE-A)

Midland RockHounds  5

San Antonio Missions   6

(LP – Guzman 1-1 / 4.22)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Miles Head

(Home Run / 3 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Sonny Gray allowed 3 runs and struck out 5 over 6 2/3 innings of work, while right-hander Jose Guzman took the loss after giving up the go-ahead run in the bottom of the 8th inning. Third baseman Miles Head blasted a 3-run homer and outfielder Jeremy Barfield tripled and drove in a run in the loss.

 

MIDWEST LEAGUE (CLASS-A)

Burlington Bees                2

West Michigan Whitecaps  3

(LP – Frankoff 2-7 / 5.68)

Farmhand Of The Game:

Third Baseman Wade Kirkland

(Double / 2 RBIs)

 

Worth Noting: Third baseman Wade Kirkland doubled in 2 runs in the 3rd inning to give Burlington the lead and account for the Bees’ only runs of the game. Starter Julio Ramos struck out 2 over 3 scoreless innings, but right-hander Seth Frankoff gave up 3 runs in 3 1/3 innings innings of relief to take his 7th loss.

 

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE (CLASS-A SHORT-SEASON)

Lowell Spinners

Vermont Lake Monsters

POSTPONED

 

ARIZONA LEAGUE (ROOKIE SHORT-SEASON)

AZL Angels     10

AZL Athletics  4

(LP – Bahramzadeh 1-1 / 10.06)

 

Farmhand Of The Game:

Shortstop Addison Russell

(Triple / 2 RBIs)

 

 

Worth Noting: Starter Kayvon Bahramzadeh surrendered 6 runs in just 1 2/3 innings to take the loss, while shortstop Addison Russell tripled in 2 of the A’s 4 runs in the game.

 

Tuesday’s Games:

Sacramento @ Salt Lake – 6:05pm PT

Frisco @ Midland – 6:30pm CT

Stockton @ Visalia – 7:00pm PT

Lowell @ Vermont – 11:05am ET

 

 

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