Another day of minor league action in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Round Rock Express (32-21) won 13-12 (BOX SCORE)
Wild game in Nashville last night. Hartman got the start and last 4.1 innings allowing 4 runs. The offense picked him up though scoring 2 in the 2nd on a Jones 2 run HR and 2 in the 3rd on an Alvarez RBI single and Jones sac fly. Quintana added a sac fly in the 5th. In the 6th the Express got RBI singles form Quintana and Tucker to take a 2 run lead, though Nashville would tie it. The game went into the 10th tied at 7. The Express scored 2 in the 10th on Reed and Rojas RBI singles but the Sounds responded with 2 of their own. In the 11th, the Express scored one run on a De Goti sac fly, but the Sounds tied it up again. Round Rock would score 3 in the 13th on a Ferguson 2 run HR and Reed RBI single. The sounds battled back with 2 runs but Ritchie was able to hold on for the save.
Note: Rojas is hitting .558 with 7 HR, 7 BB/3 SO over his last 10 games.
- Alex De Goti, SS: 4-for-5, R, RBI, BB
- Kyle Tucker, LF: 1-for-7, 2 R, RBI
- Drew Ferguson, CF: 3-for-7, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI
- Yordan Alvarez, LF: 3-for-6, 2 R, RBI, BB, SB
- Taylor Jones, 1B: 3-for-5, 2 R, 3 RBI, BB
- AJ Reed, DH: 4-for-6, R, 2B, 2 RBI, BB
- Joshua Rojas, 3B: 3-for-4, R, 2B, 3B, RBI, BB
- Lorenzo Quintana, C: 1-for-6, 2 R, 2 RBI
- Ryan Hartman, LHP: 4.1 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
- Kit Scheetz, LHP: 2.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Dean Deetz, RHP: 1.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
- Ronel Blanco, RHP: 4.0 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 K (WIN)
- Jamie Ritchie, RHP: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 K (SAVE)
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (25-26) lost 4-2 (BOX SCORE)
Bailey started for the Hooks and allowed 4 runs on 4 hits over 5.1 innings. The Hooks did pick up a run in the 6th on a Duarte RBI single. In the 7th, they got another run on a Dawson RBI single to make it 4-2. The bullpen was solid but the offense was unable to mount a comeback and lost 4-2.
Note: Wrenn has an .821 OPS in 44 games this season.
- Osvaldo Duarte, SS: 2-for-4, RBI
- Granden Goetzman, DH: 1-for-4, R
- Ronnie Dawson, CF: 1-for-4, RBI
- Stephen Wrenn, RF: 2-for-3, R
- Brandon Bailey, RHP: 5.1 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 4 BB, 5 K
- Layne Henderson, RHP: 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
- Miguel Figueroa, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
A+: Fayatteville Woodpeckers (23-29) lost 4-3 (BOX SCORE)
Paredes started for the Woodpeckers and dominated allowing just 1 hit and no runs over 6 innings while striking out 7. Shaver put the Woodpeckers on the board in the first inning with a 2 run HR, his 5th of the season. Arauz added an RBI single in the 6th to make it 3-0. Unfortunately the bullpen couldn’t hold the lead allowing the Blue Rocks to score 4 in the 8th as the Woodpeckers would lose 4-3.
Note: Paredes has a 1.58 ERA with 53 K in 40.0 innings this season.
- Jacob Meyers, CF: 1-for-4, R, 2B
- Jonathan Arauz, SS: 1-for-4, RBI
- Colton Shaver, 3B: 2-for-4, R, 2B, HR, 2 RBI
- Ramiro Rodriguez, LF: 2-for-2, R, 2B, BB
- Enoli Paredes, RHP: 6.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 7 K
- Tommy DeJuneas, RHP: 1.2 IP, 2 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
- Willy Collado, RHP: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (32-17)
Game 1 - lost 8-6 (BOX SCORE)
Bravo started and pitched well allowing just 1 run in 5.1 innings. The River Bandits picked up 2 in the 4th on a Nova RBI groundout and Salazar sac fly. They scored 4 in the 5th on a Dennis 2 run double, Pena RBI single, and Salazar RBI single. The bullpen of Conn and Castellanos allowed 7 runs in the 7th as the Snappers came back to win it.
Note: Pena is hitting .459 with 10 RBI, 5 SB over his last 10 games.
- Austin Dennis, CF: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2B, 2 RBI, SB
- Jeremy Pena, 2B: 2-for-3, 2 R, RBI, BB, SB
- Freudis Nova, SS: 0-for-3, RBI, BB
- Cesar Salazar, C: 2-for-2, 2 RBI, SB
- Carlos Machado, RF: 0-for-2, R, BB, SB
- Ross Adolph, LF: 1-for-1, R, 2B, 2 BB
- Jose Bravo, RHP: 5.1 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 6 K
- Devin Conn, RHP: 0.2 IP, 3 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 0 K
- Humberto Castellanos, RHP: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
Game 2 - lost 3-1 (BOX SCORE)
Schroeder made his second appearance of the season and got roughed up a bit allowed 3 runs in 1.2 innings. The River Bandits scored just one run on the evening and it came thanks to a passed ball. The bullpen put up zeros but the offense was unable to score any more runs.
Note: Schroeder has 7 K in 4.2 innings this season.
- Jeremy Pena, DH: 1-for-2, BB
- Freudis Nova, 2B: 1-for-3
- Trey Dawson, SS: 1-for-2, R, BB
- Jayson Schroeder, RHP: 1.2 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 3 K
- Joey Gonzalez, RHP: 2.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 0 K
- Riley Cabral, RHP: 2.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
RR: TBD - 7:05 PM CT
CC: Carson LaRue (6.00 ERA) - 7:00 PM CT
FV: J.P. France (5.05 ERA) - 6:00 PM CT
QC:Matt Ruppenthal (2.30 ERA) - 6:35 PM CT