AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (31-22) won 2-1 (BOX SCORE)
Josh James has got it going a bit in AAA and yesterday was a very good start for him as he allowed just 1 run over 7 innings while striking out 9. Mayfield put the Grizzlies on the board with an RBI double in the 4th. Mayfield also had a sac fly in the 6th to put Fresno up 2-1. The bullpen was solid tossing two scoreless innings to close it.
Note: James has a 2.93 ERA and 67 K in 43 innings between AA and AAA this season.
- Drew Ferguson, CF: 0-for-1, 2 R, 3 BB
- Garrett Stubbs, C: 1-for-2, BB
- Jack Mayfield, SS: 1-for-2, 2B, 2 RBI
- Josh James, RHP: 7.0 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 9 K (WIN)
- Kent Emanuel, LHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
- Buddy Boshers, LHP: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
- James Hoyt, RHP: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K (SAVE)
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (30-21) won 11-4 (BOX SCORE)
Taylor Jones continued his hot start to the season with an RBI single in the first. In the second inning, the Hooks scored 3 runs on a Ritchie RBI single, wild pitch, and Jones sac fly. Hartman allowed 4 runs in 4 innings as the starter. The Hooks blew the game open in the 6th scoring 6 runs on a Ritchie RBI single, Straw bases loaded walk, Rojas 3 run triple, and Cesar RBI single. Quiala closed the game out tossing 5 scoreless innings in relief.
Note: Straw is hitting .363 with .461 OBP and 31 SB in 49 games this season.
- Myles Straw, CF: 2-for-4, 2 R, RBI, 2 BB
- Josh Rojas, LF: 1-for-5, R, 3B, 3 RBI, BB
- Taylor Jones, 1B: 1-for-2, 2 RBI, 2 BB
- Randy Cesar, 3B: 1-for-5, RBI
- Ryne Birk, DH: 1-for-4, R, 3B, BB
- Stephen Wrenn, RF: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2B, BB, SB
- Jamie Ritchie, C: 3-for-5, 2 R, 3 RBI
- Alex De Goti, 2B: 0-for-4, R, BB
- Anibal Sierra, SS: 2-for-4, 2 R, BB
- Ryan Hartman, LHP: 4.0 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
- Yoanys Quiala, RHP: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K (WIN)
A+: Buies Creek Astros (29-22) won 11-6 (BOX SCORE)
LaRue got the start and struggled a bit allowing 5 runs, 4 earned, but still was able to go 5 innings. Dawson got the Astros on the board with a 2 run HR in the 1st inning. After falling behind 5-2, Buies Cree rallied for 5 runs in the 6th on a Toro 2 run double, McCormick RBI single, Duarte RBI single, and another run scoring on an error. Matijevic added some insurance in the 8th with a 2 run HR. The bullpen was solid closing the game out.
Note: Matijevic is hitting .359 with 4 HR, 7 RBI over his last 10 games.
- Alfredo Angarita, 2B: 1-for-5, 2 R
- Ronnie Dawson, CF: 1-for-4, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI, BB, SB
- Abraham Toro, 3B: 2-for-5, 2 R, 2B, 2 RBI
- J.J. Matijevic, DH: 1-for-5, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Osvaldo Duarte, SS: 2-for-5, 2 R, 2B, RBI
- Chas McCormick, RF: 2-for-5, R, RBI
- Luis Payano, LF: 1-for-4, R
- Carlos Canelon, C: 2-for-4, R
- Carson LaRue, RHP: 5.0 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 2 K (WIN)
- Gabriel Valdez, RHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
- Jesus Balaguer, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (30-22) won 4-2 (BOX SCORE)
Patrick Sandoval got the start and pitched well. He allowed 2 runs, both unearned, over 5 innings of work while striking out 6. Quad Cities got on the board in the 4th on a Sierra RBI single. Shaver tied he game in the 5th with a solo HR. Sierra gave the River Bandits a lead in the 6th with a 2 run HR. Rosado closed the game out with 4 scoreless innings to pick up the save.
Note: Sandoval last 7 outings - 1.59 ERA, 34.0 IP, 7 BB, 41 K
- Jake Meyers, CF: 2-for-4, R
- Corey Julks, LF: 1-for-4, R, 2B
- Miguelangel Sierra, SS: 2-for-4, R, HR, 3 RBI
- Jake Adams, 1B: 4-for-4, 2 2B
- Colton Shaver, 3B: 2-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Patrick Sandoval, LHP: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 K (WIN)
- Cesar Rosado, RHP: 4.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K (SAVE)
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
FRE: Brock Dykxhoorn (1.50 ERA)
CC: Corbin Martin (3.38 ERA)
BC: TBD (Probably Tyler Ivey)