Thursday, July 7, 2011

Eddie's Farm: July 6

Oklahoma City (37-50)

OKC withstood a two-run 9th from Iowa to take the game 3-2. Andy Van Hekken improved to 3-4, throwing 6H/0ER, 5K:3BB in 6IP; Ross Wolf threw two perfect innings in relief, and Casey Fien struck out the side, but not before allowing a two-run, two-out homer in the 9th.

Luis Durango and Anderson Hernandez were both 2x4. Koby Clemens was 1x1 with a double, RBI, and three walks; J.B. Shuck and Collin DeLome had your other RBIs - with Brandon Barnes replacing DeLome for an as-yet-unknown reason.

Man of the MAtch: Koby Clemens

Corpus (30-52)

Off.

Lancaster (32-52)

Back-and-forth game with Bakersfield resulting in three lead changes, three JetHawks runs in the bottom of the 8th, two Bakersfield runs in the top of the 9th, and Lancaster wins it 7-6. Robby Donovan lasted 3.1IP, allowing 6H/4ER, 1K:3BB; Mike Ness allowed 3H/0ER, 1K:1BB in 3.2IP of relief, and Kirk Clark got the win with 3H/2ER, 1K:2BB in 2IP.

Austin Wates had the Big Game, with a 3x3 night - getting two doubles and a homer - a walk, 3RBI, and an outfield assist. Jay Austin (RBI), Jiovanni Mier (2B, RBI), and Andy Simunic (BB) had two hits each. David Flores was 1x4 with 2RBI, and Jonathan Meyer drew three walks.

Man of the Match: Austin Wates

Lexington (40-44)

Lexington had a 5-3 lead going into the 8th, but West Virginia scored one in the 8th and 9th to tie it up, and then got two in the 10th for a 7-5 win over the Legends. Alex Sogard went 6IP, allowing 7H/3ER, 4K:3BB, 2HR; Jason Chowning allowed 3H/1ER, 0K:1BB in 1.1IP; Jorge De Leon took the BS with 2H/1ER in 1.2IP, and David Martinez got the loss, allowing two unearned runs in the 10th.

Ben Heath (2B, BB, 2RBI) and Ben Orloff (RBI) had two hits each. Telvin Nash was 1x4 with a walk. Bryce Lane was 1x4 with an outfield assist at home.

Man of the Match: Ben Heath

Tri-City (8-11)

The ValleyCats trailed Hudson Valley 3-2 going into the 9th, and exploded for five runs in the top of the 9th for a 7-3 win. Kyle Hallock had another strong start, going 5IP and allowing 4H/3R (2ER), 5K:1BB (eight groundouts to one flyout); Mitchell Lambson got his first pro win, throwing 3IP, allowing 2H/0ER, 2K:1BB, and Ebert Rosario threw the bottom of the 9th, allowing a hit.

John Hinson, Miles Hamblin (2B, BB, RBI), Matt Duffy (2B, BB, RBI), and Zach Johnson (2B, 3RBI) had two hits each; Neiko Johnson was 1x2 with a SB and RBI, but drew three walks. His batting average is only .229, but with ten walks in 12 games, has a .391 OBP.

Man of the Match: Zach Johnson

Greeneville (6-10)

Game 1: Greeneville rallied from 3-1 down, taking a 4-3 lead into the top of the 7th, allowing a go-ahead run in the top half, and getting the walk-off in the bottom half for a 5-4 win over Danville. Tyson Perez threw 5IP, 4H/3R (1ER), 4K:0BB; Zach Dando threw a hitless inning; Scott Zuloaga got the first out of the 7th, Matison Smith got the BS/W with 2H/1R (0ER) in 0.2IP.

Ernesto Genoves was 3x3 with 2RBI, including the game-winning RBI; Jorge Sosa and Ariel Ovando (2B) were each 2x4. Jose Vargas and David Rivera had your other RBIs.

Man of the Match: Ernesto Genoves

Game 2: Didn't go as well, with Danville winning 6-1. Jose Perdomo threw 5IP, 5H/3R (2ER), 5K:2BB; Rodney Quintero allowed 3H/3R (2ER), 1K:0BB in 1IP; Mark Jones and Steve Martin got the final three outs without incident.

Cristian Moronta was 2x3, while Jose Monzon, Josh Magee (RBI), and Chan-Jong Moon (BB) each got hits. Jorge Sosa was 0x2 with 2BB.

Man of the Match: Cristian Moronta.

GCL Astros (3-11)

The Astros had a 5-3 lead going into the bottom of the 7th, but the Cardinals put up a 6-run 7th on their way to a 10-5 win over the Astros. Enderson Franco threw 3.1IP, 4H/3R (2ER), 1K:3BB; Pedro Gomez allowed 1H/4ER, 0K:4BB in 2.2IP; Justin Gill gave up 1H/2R (1ER), 2K:2BB in 0.2IP; and Steve Dennison allowed 3H/1ER in 1.1IP

Jarrod McKinney and Chris Epps (3B, BB, RBI) had two hits each; Jean Carlos Batista hit a three-run homer - his first of the season. Jose Fernandez had a hit and a walk.

Man of the Match: Chris Epps

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