AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (47-33) lost 4-0 (BOX SCORE)
Thornton started for the Grizzlies last night and actually pitched really well despite allowing 4 runs. All 4 runs came in the 4th inning with the big blow being a 3 run HR. Other than that, he walked 1 and struck out 11 over 6 innings. The offense had a rough night managing just five hits, with Straw picking up two of them. They were unable to score a run and were shutout 4-0.
Note: Straw is hitting .345 in 13 AAA games.
- Trent Thornton , RHP: 6.0 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 11 K
- Ralph Garza, RHP: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (48-29) lost 2-1 (BOX SCORE)
Another rough night for the Hooks offense. They managed just one run on a Quintana RBI single in the 7th inning. Bostick started for the Hooks and was very good tossing 5 scoreless innings. The game would go to the 9th with the Hooks up 1-0 but Scheetz was unable to close the door as he allowed 2 runs in the bottom of the 9th. Also some disappointing news as Cesar went 0-for-4 snapping his Texas League Record hitting streak at 42 games.
Note: Bostick has a 2.43 ERA over his last 10 outings.
- Yordan Alvarez, 1B: 1-for-3, R, 2B
- Lorenzo Quintana, C: 1-for-3, RBI
- Carmen Benedetti, RF: 1-for-2, 2B, BB
- Akeem Bostick, RHP: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Joe Smith, RHP: 1.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Carlos Sierra, RHP: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Kit Scheetz, LHP: 0.1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
A+: Buies Creek Astros (44-34) won 2-0 (BOX SCORE)
Saldana started for Buies Creek and dominated tossing 5 scoreless innings. Toro got the Astros on the board early with a solo HR in the first inning, his 13th of the season. Duarte added some insurance with a solo HR in the 8th inning. Saldana was relieved by Sandoval, who was making his High-A debut. He was very good as well allowing 2 hits over 4 scoreless innings to pick up the save.
Note: Sandoval has a 0.73 ERA with 51 K in 49 innings over his last 10 games.
- Corey Julks, LF: 1-for-3, BB, 2 SB
- Abraham Toro, 3B: 1-for-3, R, HR, RBI, BB
- Osvaldo Duarte, SS: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Chuckie Robinson, 1B: 1-for-3, 2B, BB
- Orlando Marquez, DH: 1-for-4, SB
- Abdiel Saldana, RHP: 5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K (WIN)
- Patrick Sandoval, LHP: 4.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K (SAVE)
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (43-36) won 10-3 (BOX SCORE)
This game was basically over before it even started. The River Bandits offense came out red hot picking up 8 runs in the first inning on a Sierra 2 run HR, Taylor RBI single, Schreiber RBI single, Costes RBI single, and a Beer 2 run double. Paredes started for Quad Cities and dominated striking out 7 over 5.2 scoreless innings. Beer added another RBI in the 9th on an RBI groundout. Collado allowed 3 runs in relief but Duncan was able to close the door with 2 scoreless innings.
Note: Paredes has a 1.50 ERA with 53 K in 42.0 innings this season.
- Alfredo Angarita, 2B: 1-for-4, 2 R, BB
- Seth Beer, LF: 1-for-4, R, 2B, 3 RBI, BB
- Miguelangel Sierra, SS: 1-for-5, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Logan Mattix, CF: 1-for-4, R
- Colton Shaver, 3B: 2-for-4, R
- Chandler Taylor, DH: 1-for-3, R, RBI, BB
- Scott Schreiber, 1B: 1-for-4, RBI
- Marty Costes, RF: 1-for-4, R, RBI
- Michael Papierski, C: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2B
- Enoli Paredes, RHP: 5.2 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 7 K (WIN)
- Willy Collado, RHP: 1.1 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 1 K
- Tanner Duncan, RHP: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
A-: Tri-City ValleyCats (7-7) lost 4-3 (BOX SCORE)
- Jeremy Pena, SS: 0-for-4, R
- Enmanuel Valdez, 3B: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2B, RBI
- Gilberto Celestino, RF: 1-for-4, RBI
- Austin Dennis, DH: 1-for-4, RBI
- Juan Pineda, 1B: 2-for-4
- Cody Deason, RHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
- Bryan Abreu, RHP: 4.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Austin Hansen, RHP: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
- Ian Hardman, RHP: 0.1 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
- Luis De Paula, RHP: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
FRE: Rogelio Armenteros (3.29 ERA)
CC: Forrest Whitley (3.86 ERA)
QC: Chad Donato (-.-- ERA)
TRI: Felipe Tejada (4.70 ERA)