Sunday, July 3, 2011

Eddie's Farm: July 2

Oklahoma City (34-49)

The RedHawks got a run in the top of the 1st at Memphis, but that was it. Memphis wins 5-1. Brad Hennessey got the start - his first of the year and second since 2008 - going 3.1IP, 5H/3R (2ER), 1K:0BB. Sam Gervacio allowed 2H/0ER, 1K:1BB in 2.2IP; Casey Fien threw 1IP, got tagged for 3H/1ER, 1K:1BB. Doug Arguello made his first appearance since June 10, giving up two hits in 1IP.

Anderson Hernandez was 2x2 with a double, and Luis Durango (BB), Collin DeLome, Humberto Quintero (error), and Drew Locke had your other hits.

Man of the Match: Luis Durango?

Corpus (29-50)

Corpus becomes the second Astros affiliate to allow 17 runs in as many days, losing 17-5 at Tulsa. Erick Abreu got the start, allowing 8H/7R (6ER), 1K:1BB in 2.1IP; Brad James failed to record an out, giving up 3H/2ER, WP; Mike Perconte allowed 7H/6ER, 1K:0BB, 3HR in 1IP. Blake King and Arcenio Leon got through their outings without giving up a run, and Henry Villar allowed 2H/2ER, HR.

Jose Altuve was 2x5 with a solo homer, J.D. Martinez and Jake Goebbert were each 2x4 with a triple and an RBI. Jimmy Paredes was 1x3 with two walks, and Jimmy Van OStrand was 1x3 with a walk and an RBI.

Man of the Match: Jose Altuve

Lancaster (30-50)

Game 1: Modesto got a run in the bottom of the 9th for a 4-3 win in Game 1. Jake Buchanan allowed 8H/3ER, 5K:1BB in 8IP, while Kirk Clark didn't get an out, allowing two hits and the game-winner.

Kody Hinze was 2x4 with a double and his 22nd homer of the season; Drew Meyer, David Flores, and Jordan Comadena (two doubles) each had two hits on the night.

Man of the Match; Jake Buchanan

Game 2: And this one wasn't close. Modesto wins 4-0, with the JetHawks getting one-hit. Mike Ness got the rare start, allowing 6H/4ER, 4K:1BB in 5IP, and David Berner threw a perfect 6th.

That lone hit came in the 3rd, courtesy of Grant Hogue, as the JetHawks went 1x21, 11K:1BB.

Man of the Match: Grant Hogue

Lexington (38-42)

Crazy one in Hagerstown, as the Legends rally back from 8-4 down, scoring seven runs over the 7th/8th innings for an 11-8 lead, and then hold on for an 11-10 win. Mike Foltynewicz allowed 6H/3ER, 4K:3BB in 4IP; Murilo Gouvea allowed 7H/5ER, 2K:1BB in 3IP; Jason Chowning threw 1.2IP, giving up 2R (1ER), 3K:3BB and David Martinez got his first save of the season with 1H in 0.1IP.

Enrique Hernandez and Adam Bailey had matching nights, each going 3x5 with three runs scored, a double, a homer, and 3RBI (Hernandez' was a three-run shot in the 8th). Ben Orloff and Tyler Burnett (RBI) had two hits each. Telvin Nash (2RBI), Ben Heath, and Bryce Lane each had RBIs.

Man of the Match: Enrique Hernandez

Tri-City (6-9)

Tri-City had two leads - 1-0 and 4-2 in the 3rd/4th - but Vermont scored the last five runs for a 7-4 win over the ValleyCats. Nick Tropeano threw 4IP, allowing 7H/2ER, 4K:0BB; Kristian Bueno gave up 3H/3R (2ER) for the loss; Kyle Hallock threw in relief, giving up an unearned run; Travis Blankenship and Ryan Cole closed out the game with an inning each, Blankenship giving up another unearned run. Four ValleyCats errors led to three unearned runs.

Justin Gominsky (SB, 2RBI, OF assist), Matt Duffy (BB), and Neiko Johnson (2B, 2E) had two hits each, while Zach Johnson was 1x4 with a walk.

Man of the Match: Justin Gominsky

Greeneville (3-9)

Greeneville got six runs in the 4th inning and went on to a 7-4 win at Danville. Chris Lee threw 4IP, giving up 3H/1ER, 7K:3BB; Jamaine Cotton improved to 2-0 with 5H/3ER, 5K:2BB, and Jeremiah Meiners struck out two of the three batters he faced.

Ariel Ovando was 3x5 with a double and 2RBI, Ronald Sanchez (RBI) and Chan-Jong Moon had two hits each. Jorge Sosa, Jordan Scott, and Jose Monzon each got a hit, a walk and an RBI.

Man of the Match: Ariel Ovando

GCL Astros (3-8)

An early collapse and a late, just-short rally, saw the Astros fall to the Mets, 8-3. Michael Feliz allowed 9H/8R (3ER), 6K:2BB in 3.1IP; Pedro Gomez allowed a hit in 1.2IP; Zach Hardoin got 1K:1BB in 2IP, and Wilton Infante threw a perfect 8th.

Jose Fernandez was 3x5 with a double and 2RBI (and two errors); Jarrod McKinney was 2x5. Justin Shults got a triple and 2RBI. Kyle Redinger drew a walk and got a hit.

Man of the Match: Despite the errors, Michael Fernandez.