AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (19-12) lost 6-5 (BOX SCORE)
Trent Thornton made the start for Fresno last night and allowed 3 runs over his 6 innings of work, though he did have 8 strikeouts. Reed got the Grizzlies on the board with an RBI single in the bottom of the 6th. The Grizzlies would enter the 9th down 6-1 but would put together a rally. A Nunez RBI single, Ferguson, RBI single, and Davis 2 run single made it 6-5 but Reed would ground out with 2 on as Fresno fell 6-5.
Note: Davis is hitting .475 with 13 RBI over his last 10 games.
- Drew Ferguson, CF: 1-for-5, RBI
- J.D. Davis, DH: 3-for-5, R, 2B, 2 RBI
- AJ Reed, 1B: 2-for-5, RBI
- Jack Mayfield, 2B: 2-for-4, R
- Garrett Stubbs, C: 1-for-3, R, BB
- Alejandro Garcia, RF: 2-for-4, R
- Antonio Nunez, SS: 1-for-3, R, RBI, BB
- Trent Thornton, RHP: 6.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 8 K
- Buddy Boshers, LHP: 2.0 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Chris Nunn, LHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (17-13) lost 4-1 (BOX SCORE)
Corpus Christi fell behind early with San Antonio picking up 1 run in the 1st and 2nd inning. Hartman made the start and was solid allowing just 2 runs over 5 innings. The Hooks got on the board in the 7th on a Rojas sac fly to make it 2-1. Dykxhoorn relieved Hartman and allowed 2 runs. The Hooks were unable to score again and dropped this one 4-1.
Note: Cesar is hitting .371 with 6 RBI over his last 9 games.
- Yordan Alvarez, LF: 1-for-4, R
- Ryne Birk, 2B: 2-for-4
- Josh Rojas, SS: 0-for-3, RBI
- Randy Cesar, 3B: 2-for-3, 2B, BB
- Ryan Hartman, LHP: 5.0 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
- Brock Dykxhoorn, RHP: 3.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
A+: Buies Creek Astros (18-12) lost 5-3 (BOX SCORE)
Buies Creek first got on the board in the 2nd on a Robinson RBI single. Hector Perez got the start and struggled allowing 4 runs and walking 4 in 4.2 innings of work. The Astros picked up another run in the 9th on a Dawson RBI single but weren’t able to complete the comeback. Valdez allowed 1 run in 3.1 innings pitched.
Note: Sieber is hitting .353 with 8 RBI in his last 10 games.
- Ronnie Dawson, CF: 2-for-5, 2 RBI, 2 SB
- Chas McCormick, RF: 0-for-3, 2 BB
- Troy Sieber, 1B: 2-for-4
- Osvaldo Duarte, LF: 2-for-4, R, 2B
- Chuckie Robinson, C: 1-for-4, RBI
- Carlos Canelon, DH: 1-for-3, BB
- Alfredo Angarita, SS: 2-for-3, 2 R, BB
- Hector Perez, RHP: 4.2 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 4 BB, 3 K
- Gabriel Valdez, RHP: 3.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (16-12) won 2-0 (BOX SCORE)
Sandoval has been great outside of his one bad outing (10 ER). Yesterday was no different as he tossed 6 shutout innings while striking out 7. Quad Cities only scored in one inning getting 2 runs in the 5th on a Julks RBI single and Matijevic RBI double. That was all the pitching needed as Paredes closed it out with 3 shutout innings to get the save.
Note: Sandoval last 3 outings - 15.0 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 21 K
- J.J. Matijevic, LF: 2-for-4, 2 2B, RBI
- Michael Papierski, C: 1-for-3, BB
- Jake Meyers, CF: 2-for-4, R, 2 2B
- Corey Julks, DH: 1-for-4, R, RBI, SB
- Patrick Sandoval, LHP: 6.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 7 K (WIN)
- Enoli Paredes, RHP: 3.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K (SAVE)
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
FRE: Cy Sneed (4.97 ERA)
CC: Akeem Bostick (3.92 ERA)