Thursday, August 9, 2012

PreStros Farm Report: August 8


PreStros: August 8


Oklahoma City (63-55) 

The RedHawks continued their slump and have now lost 10 of their last 11 games after losing to Sacramento (LAA) 8-7 in 10 innings.

Fernando Abad threw 3.2 innings and gave up 3 R on 5 H and 1 BB with 3 K. Brian Sanches pitched .1 innings and allowed 2 R on 3 H. Mark Hamburger went .2 innings, allowing 2 H and 1 BB with 1 K. Garrett Mock threw 1.1 innings, giving up 2 R on 3 H with 2 K. Hector Ambriz threw 2 innings and allowed 1 H and 1 BB with 2 K. Jose Valdez pitched 1.1 innings, allowing 1 unearned R on 2 H and 1 BB with 1 K.

C-Jason Castro was 1x3 with 1 BB and 1 HR. 3B-Matt Dominguez was 4x4 with 1 2B, 3 R, and 1 RBI. 2B-Angel Sanchez was 2x4 with 1 BB and 1 R.

Man of the Match: Matt Dominguez

*Notes: Angel Sanchez is hitting .452 over his last eight games. Brian Bixler is hitting just .091 since returning to OKC. The RedHawks have given up at least five runs in 20 of the last 25 games and their team ERA of 5.35 is the worst in the minors.

Corpus Christi (66-49) 

The Hooks were shutout by Arkansas (LAA) 4-0.

Paul Clemens threw 6 innings and gave up 1 R on 3 H and 3 BB with 5 K. Arcenio Leon went 1 inning, allowing 3 R (2 earned) on 1 H and 1 BB with 2 K. Alex Sogard pitched 2 scoreless innings with 2 K.

SS-Andrew Simunic was 2x4.

Man of the Match: Paul Clemens

*Notes: The Hooks had the league’s best record in June (18-8) and July (20-10).

Lancaster (59-56) 

The JetHawks gave up four runs in the eighth to lose to High Desert (SEA) 8-6.

Blair Walters threw 5 innings and gave up 4 R on 6 H with 6 K. Jorge De Leon pitched 1.1 scoreless innings with 2 H and 1 K. Pat Urckfitz went .2 innings, allowing 3 R on 3 H with 1 K. Andrew Robinson took the final inning and gave up 1 R on 1 H.

SS-Alex Todd was 2x4 with 1 BB, 1 2B, 1 HR, and 2 RBI. 1B-Erik Castro was 1x5 with 1 HR and 4 K. 3B-Jonathan Meyer was 3x4 with 1 HR and 2 R. C-Carlos Perez went 2x4 with 1 2B and 1 RBI.

Man of the Match: Alex Todd

*Notes: The JetHawks batters take up three of the top five spots on the leaderboard for most strikeouts. Telvin Nash leads the league with 151, George Springer is tied for third with 131, and Erik Castro is fifth with 127.


Lexington (65-50) 

Lexington continued their assault on the Sally League as they beat West Virginia (PIT) 6-3, their seventh win in eight games.

Luis Cruz went 6 innings, giving up 3 R on 7 H and 1 BB with 5 K. Evan Grills threw 2 scoreless innings with 1 BB. Dayan Diaz pitched 1 scoreless inning for this 18th save.

2B-Delino DeShields was 2x3 with 1 BB, 1 SB, and 2 R. DH-Brandon Meredith was 2x4 with 1 2B and 3 RBI.

Man of the Match: Brandon Meredith

*Notes: Brandon Meredith has quietly moved up to 12th in the South Atlantic League in OPS (.906).

Tri-City (36-14) 

The ValleyCats lost a heartbreaker after going into the bottom of the ninth with a 2-0 lead before falling 3-2 to Aberdeen (BAL).

Aaron West threw 7 scoreless innings with 6 H and 8 K. Juan Minaya threw .1 innings with 2 BB. Jamaine Cotton pitched .2 innings with 1 H. Blake Ford took the loss in .1 innings, allowing 3 R (2 earned) on 2 H and 1 BB.

1B-Jesse Wierzbicki was 2x4 with 1 2B and 1 R. DH-Jobduan Morales was 2x3.

Man of the Match: Aaron West

*Notes: The ValleyCats have seven players named to the NYPL All-Star team. Andrew Aplin and Tyler Heineman were named as starters. Austin Elkins, Jobduan Morales, Aaron West, Brian Holmes, and Blake Ford also made the team. Morales will be competing in the Home Run Derby with Aplin as an alternate.

Greeneville (26-23) 

The Astros brought out the whoopin’ sticks to beat Pulaski (SEA) 9-4.

Francis Ramirez threw 5 innings and gave up 2 R on 5 H and 2 BB with 4 K. Brad Propst pitched 1 inning, allowing 1 R on 1 H and 1 BB. Jordan Jankowski threw 1 scoreless inning with 1 K. Andrew Walter pitched 2 innings and gave up 1 R on 3 H and 1 BB with 3 K.

3B-Angel Ibanez was 2x5 with 1 2B, 2 R and 1 RBI. 2B-Brian Blasik was 4x4 with 1 BB and 3 R. SS-Jean Batista went 2x4 with 1 2B, 2 R, and 4 RBI. RF-Ariel Ovando was 2x5 with 2 RBI. DH-Terrell Joyce was 2x5 with 1 2B and 1 RBI.

Man of the Match: Jean Batista

*Notes:


GCL Astros (21-23) 

The Astros held off a late charge by the Cardinals to win 6-5.

Raul Rivera went 5 innings, allowing 1 R on 5 H and 1 BB with 2 K. Ricardo Batista threw 1 scoreless inning. Gera Sanchez pitched 1 inning, allowing 2 R on 5 H. Erick Gonzalez pitched 2 innings and gave up 2 R on 3 H and 1 BB with 3 K.

SS-Carlos Correa was 3x5 with 1 3B, 2 R, and 2 RBI. DH-Rio Ruiz was 3x5 with 1 SB (of home!), 1 R, and 2 RBI. 3B-Darwin Rivera was 2x5. C-Alfredo Gonzalez was 2x3 with 1 BB, 1 R, and 1 RBI.

Man of the Match: Carlos Correa

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DSL Astros (17-39) 

Postponed

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