AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (15-8) lost 7-3 (BOX SCORE)
Fresno fell behind early as the starter, Mike Hauschild, allowed 4 runs, 3 earned in 5 innings of work. The offense would put together a little rally in the 5th picking up 3 runs on a Reed 2 run HR and another run scoring on an error to make it 4-3. The offense was unable to get anything else going and the bullpen allowed Tacoma to tack on some insurance as they pulled away and won 7-3.
Note: Reed has 3 HR and 9 RBI over his last 8 games.
- Tony Kemp, CF: 2-for-5, R, SB
- Tyler White, 2B: 1-for-3, R, 2B, BB
- AJ Reed, 1B: 1-for-2, R, HR, 2 RBI, BB
- Mike Hauschild, RHP: 5.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Jacob Dorris, LHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 1 K
- Buddy Boshers, RHP: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (14-8) won 6-1 (BOX SCORE)
Fresh off his Texas League pitcher of the week honors, Cionel Perez put together another strong outing. He went 4.2 innings allowing 1 unearned run while picking up 5 strikeouts. The Hooks tied the game at one in the 4th and the game stayed tied at 1 until the 6th. In the 6th the Corpus Christi offense exploded for 5 runs thanks to a Randy Cesar 3 run HR and Myles Straw 2 run triple. Nunn relieved Perez tossing 4.1 scoreess innings to close it.
Note: Cesar is hitting .412 with 8 RBI over his last 9 games.
- Myles Straw, CF: 2-for-4, 3B, 2 RBI, SB
- Yordan Alvarez, DH: 1-for-4
- Nick Tanielu, 3B: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Carmen Benedetti, LF: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2B
- Randy Cesar, 1B: 2-for-4, R, HR, 4 RBI
- Ryne Birk, 2B: 3-for-4, 2 2B, 2 SB
- Lorenzo Quintana, C: 0-for-3, R, BB, SB
- Cionel Perez, LHP: 4.2 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K
- Chris Nunn, LHP: 4.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K (WIN)
A+: Buies Creek Astros (16-7) won 9-4 (BOX SCORE)
Buies Creek just keeps on rolling. Jorge Alcala got the start and was solid going 4 shutout innings with 4 strikeouts. Rojas got the Astros on the board in the first inning with an RBI double. In the 3rd, Buies Creek would pick up 4 runs on a Trompiz 2 run single and 2 runs scoring on an error. They picked up 3 more runs in the 4th on a Josh Rojas RBI single and Toro 2 run double. The bullpen allowed a few runs but the initial deficit was too much for Frederick to overcome.
Note: Rojas is hitting .387 with 7 2B, 6 RBI over his last 8 games.
- Josh Rojas, LF: 3-for-4, 2 R, 2 2B, 2 RBI, BB
- Chas McCormick, RF: 2-for-5, 2 R
- Abraham Toro, 3B: 1-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI
- Osvaldo Duarte, CF: 0-for-4, R, RBI
- Troy Sieber, DH: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Kristian Trompiz, 1B: 2-for-4, 3B, 3 RBI
- Carlos Canelon, C: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Anibal Sierra, SS: 1-for-2, 2 R, BB
- Jorge Alcala, RHP: 4.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 4 K
- Abdiel Saldana, RHP: 4.0 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 1 K (WIN)
- Jesus Balaguer, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 0 K
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (10-11)
Game 1 - lost 2-1 (BOX SCORE)
Quad Cities got 1 run in the first on a Tovalin RBI single but that is all they would get in this one. Luis Garcia got the start in this one and pitched well allowing 2 runs, 1 earned over 5.1 innings but the offense was unable to score as they dropped this one 2-1.
Note: Garcia has a 0.68 ERA with 20 K in 14.1 innings this season.
- Corey Julks, LF: 1-for-3, SB
- Jonathan Arauz, SS: 0-for-2, BB, SB
- Michael Papierski, C: 1-for-3, R
- Adrian Tovalin, 3B: 2-for-3, RBI
- Luis Garcia, RHP: 5.1 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Cole Watts, LHP: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
Game 2 - won 4-1 (BOX SCORE)
Game 2 was a bit better. Cristian Javier made the start and picked up 8 strikeouts over 5 innings allowing just 1 run. The River Bandits got two in the 4th on a Julks RBI double and De La Cruz RBI single. Arauz added some insurance with a 2 run HR in the 5th to make it 4-1. Sanabria closed the game out with 2 scoreless innings.
Note: Javier has a 1.69 ERA with 25 K in 16 innings this season.
- Jake Meyers, CF: 1-for-2, 2 R, BB
- Jonathan Arauz, SS: 1-for-3, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Corey Julks, LF: 2-for-3, R, 2B, RBI
- Bryan De La Cruz, RF: 1-for-2, RBI, BB
- Gabriel Bracamonte, C: 1-for-3, SB
- Cristian Javier, RHP: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 8 K (WIN)
- Carlos Sanabria, RHP: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K (SAVE)
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
FRE: Francis Martes (6.91 ERA)
CC: Framber Valdez (5.12 ERA)
BC: Brandon Bielak (0.98 ERA)
QC: Parker Mushinski (2.38 ERA)