Saturday, May 9, 2009

Young'un of the Day: May 8

Round Rock
Round Rock won a shootout last night against Oklahoma City, 12-10, with Abercrombie, Manzella, Bogusevic, Saccomanno, Ramirez and Gall all having multi-hit games. But the YotD, or whatever we're going to call it, goes to Tommy Manzella. 3x4 with a double, a homer, and 4RBI. Josh Muecke went 4.2 and gave up 10H/8ER, 3K:4BB. Chad Paronto got his 8th save of the season with two scoreless innings.

Corpus Christi
Corpus got a 5-2 win over Midland last night as eight different Hooks got a hit - Drew Locke had a 2-run double. However, this game was about another successful rehab start at Double-A for Backe. Backe's line was 6IP, 2H/0ER, 7K:4BB. He threw 82 pitches, 54 of them for strikes.

Shutout for the second straight game, the Legends lost to Rome 4-0 - collecting only three hits on the night. Ross Seaton's line: 6IP, 8H/3ER, 2K:0BB. Hard to say who the YotD is here - let's give it to Ricardo Bonfante, two walks in two plate appearances.

The JetHawks scored five runs in the third to beat the Inland Empire 7-5 at home. Interestingly enough, those seven runs came on five hits by five different JetHawks, and of those five hits, four were for extra-bases. YotD goes to Jason Castro, who hit what was described as a "mammoth" two-run homer to right field.