AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (29-22) lost 2-0 (BOX SCORE)
Rough day for the offense. Thornton got the start and continued his solid pitching allowing 2 runs over 6 innings with 8 strikeouts. Unfortunately, the offense only had six hits, all singles and were unable to push a run across the board.
Note: Thornton last 6 outings - 2.50 ERA, 32.1 IP, 23 H, 9 ER, 6 BB, 39 K
- Trent Thornton, RHP: 6.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 8 K
- Buddy Boshers, LHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Matt Ramsey, RHP: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (29-21) won 6-3 (BOX SCORE)
Alex Winkelman was on the mound for the Hooks last night and he pitched well allowing 1 run in 5 innings. Taylor Jones stayed hot getting the Hooks on the board with a solo HR in the first inning. A Stephen Wreen RBI double and Sierra RBI groundout in the 2nd inning would give the Hooks a 3-1 lead. Cesar joined in the scoring hitting a solo HR of his own in the 6th inning. In the 7th inning the Hooks put up 2 more runs on a De Got RBI single and Straw RBI single. The bullpen gave up a couple runs but the Hooks were able to hold on for the victory.
Note: Cesar is hitting .465 with 2 HR, 10 RBI over his last 10 games.
- Myles Straw, CF: 1-for-4, RBI
- Taylor Jones, 1B: 2-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Randy Cesar, DH: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Ryne Birk, 2B: 0-for-3, R, BB, SB
- Stephen Wrenn, RF: 1-for-2, 2 R, 2B, RBI, SB
- Jamie Ritchie, C: 2-for-2, R, BB, SB
- Alex De Goti, 3B: 2-for-3, RBI
- Alex Winkelman, LHP: 5.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 7 K (WIN)
- Chris Nunn, LHP: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
- Ralph Garza, RHP: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Erasmo Pinales, RHP: 0.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 K (SAVE)
A+: Buies Creek Astros (28-22) won 1-0 (BOX SCORE)
Dominant pitching performance for the Astros in this one. Bielak got the start and allowed just 2 hits in 5 innings while picking up 6 strikeouts. McCormick drove in the only run of the game with an RBI double in the second inning. Hector Perez relieved Bielak and tossed 4 no-hit innings to pick up the save and seal the shutout.
Note: Perez last 8 outings - 0.69 ERA, 13.0 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 4 BB, 12 K
- J.J. Matijevic, DH: 1-for-3, R, BB
- Chas McCormick, RF: 1-for-3, 2B, RBI
- Kristian Trompiz, 1B: 0-for-1, BB, SB
- Brandon Bielak, RHP: 5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 6 K (WIN)
- Hector Perez, RHP: 4.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 K (SAVE)
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (28-22) won 8-3 (BOX SCORE)
The River Bandits jumped out to an early lead scoring 4 runs in the 1st inning on Julks RBI single/error and Papierski 2 run HR. Mushinski got the start and allowed 3 runs over 5 innings. Roman Garcia added to the score with an RBI single in the 3rd for the River Bandits. Quad Cities added some insurance in the 8th picking up 3 runs on a Shaver 2 run HR and De La Cruz RBI single. Bleday and Sanabria were great in relief as they both had scoreless outings to close it.
Note: Meyers is slashing .296/.368/.473 in 46 games this season.
- Jake Meyers, CF: 3-for-5, R, 2 2B
- Bryan De La Cruz, RF: 2-for-2, R, RBI, 3 BB
- Corey Julks, LF: 2-for-5, R, 2B, RBI
- Michael Papierski, C: 2-for-2, 3 R, HR, 2 RBI, BB
- Colton Shaver, 2B: 2-for-4, R, 2B, HR, 2 RBI
- Roman Garcia, 3B: 1-for-4, RBI
- Jonathan Lacroix, LF: 2-for-2, R, 2 BB
- Parker Mushinski, LHP: 5.0 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 3 K (WIN)
- Adam Bleday, LHP: 3.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Carlos Sanabria, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
FRE: Rogelio Armenteros (4.05 ERA)
BC: Carson LaRue (3.86 ERA)
QC: Leovanny Rodriguez (1.00 ERA)