Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Pre Stros Morning Report April 23rd


Oklahoma City (10-9)

The Redhawks lost 12-2 to the Alburquerque Isotopes on Tuesday, and Jordan Lyles got shelled. But first, the Redhawks offense could only manage 2 runs. Jimmy Paredes (2H, HR, RBI, K) hit a solo shot in the top of the 5th for his 3rd homer on the year. The only other Redhawk run came in the 7th. Jimmy Paredes led off the inning with a single and advanced to 2nd on a single from Brett Wallace (H, 2K). Paredes would advance to 3rd on a force out off the bat of Che-Hsuan Lin (H). Paredes would score on a fielding error by Dee Gordon. Robbie Grossman (2H, 2B, 2K) had a multi hit game. Jake Elmore had 3 hits on the evening, all singles.

Jordan Lyles (1-2) got the loss. Lyles faced 11 batters, allowed 8 hits, 5ER, and a walk. He threw 45 pitches, 27 for strikes, and only manged 3 outs.
C.J. Fick thew 3 innings. (5H, 3ER, 2BB, 2K)
Eric Berger also went 3 innings. (6H, 2ER, 2BB)
Lance Day didn't want to be left out and allowed 2H, 2ER, and a walk.

Man of the match: Jimmy Paredes

In 4 starts and 5 games, Lyles has thrown 18.2 innings and is the owner of a 6.27 ERA. In that span he has given up 27 hits and 13 earned runs. Lyles has walked 4 batters and struck out 7. Opposing batters are hitting .346 against him.


Corpus Christi (10-8)

The Hooks edge out the Midland RockHounds (11-7) in extra innings by a score of 7-6, thanks to a big day at the plate from George Springer. Springer (3H, 3R, 2HR, 3RBI, SB) started the to half of the 4th inning off with a walk, and went 1st to 3rd on a Carlos Perez (H, BB, 2K) single to right. Jonathan Meyer (H, RBI, K) scored Springer on a sac fly. In the 5th Springer hit his first of two long balls, a 2 run shot that scored Jiovani Mier (R, BB, 4K) and tied the game at 3. The Hooks took the lead in the 6th when Enrique Hernandez (H, R, SB) scored on a sac fly of the bat of Ben Orloff (H, 2RBI). The Hooks would add a run in the 8th on a wild pitch from Carlos Fisher that scored Michael Burgess (2R, 2BB). However, Midland would answer in the bottom frame with a run of their own, a solo home run from former Hook Jake Goebbert. Springer hit his 2nd home run of the game in the 9th, a solo shot, putting the Hooks up by 2 runs. Jason Stoffel gave up 2 runs in the 9th and the game went into extras. Burgess led off the 10th with a walk and was moved to 2nd on a sac bunt by Erik Castro (2H, SB). Drew Muren (H, 2K) reached on an infield single that advanced Burgess to 3rd with one out. Ben Orloff hit drove in the winning run with another sac fly to right that scored Burgess and put the Hooks up for good.

Nick Tropeano started the game for Corpus and pitched 3 innings, throwing 63 pitches-32 for strikes. (4H, 3R, 2ER, 3BB, 3K)
Alex Sogard followed NiTro with 2 innings on the bump. (H, BB, 4K)
Bobby Doran got his first hold. (2.1IP, 3H, ER, 2BB, 4K, HR)
Jason Stoffel got his 2nd blown save. (1.1IP, 2H, 2R, 2K)
Pat Urckfitz (2-1) got the win. (1.1IP, BB, 4K)

Man of the Match: George Springer


Lancaster (12-6)

The Jethakws defeated the Lake Elsinore Storm (5-13) 5-4 on Tuesday. Lancaster started the scoring in the top of the 2nd. Preston Tucker(H, R, RBI, K) led off the frame with a single up the middle. Chris Epps (R, BB, 2K) followed a Telvin Nash (H, RBI, BB, K) strikeout with a walk. With runners on 1st and 2nd and 2 out, MP Cokinos (2H, 2RBI) singled to right scoring both Tucker and Epps. The 6th inning would prove to be the difference for Lancaster. Nolan Fontana (3H, R, BB, K) started the inning with a walk. Andrew Aplin (H, R, RBI) advanced Fontana to 2nd with a single through the left side. Zach Johnson (K) moved the runners with a sac bunt. Fontana scored and Aplin moved to 3rd on a Preston Tucker ground out Telvin Nash singled up the middle scoring Apling and knocking in his first run of the year. Lancaster scored one final run in the 7th from an Andrew Aplin sac fly that scored Brandon Meredith (R, BB, 2K).

Brady Rodgers improved to (1-1) with his first win on the year. He threw 75 pitches, 56 for strikes. (5IP 5H, 2ER, BB, 4K)
Chris Devenski earned the hold. (3IP, 2H, 2ER, 2BB)
Kenny Long earned his first save. (1IP, K)

Man of the Match: MP Cokinos

Low A

Quad Cities (11-6)

The River Bandits got out his 15 to 5 and fell 9-1 tot he Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (6-9). The lone Quad Cities run game in the 6th on a solo homer by Chase Davidson (2H, R, HR, RBI, K). Teoscar Hernandez (H, K) had a hit. As did Rio Ruiz (H, 2K) and Terrell Joyce (H, 2B, BB, 2SB).

Mike Hauschild went 5 innings and got a no-decision. (5H, R-unearned, BB, 4K)
Colton Cain (0-3) got his first loss on the year. (0.2IP, 4H, 4ER, BB, 2K)
Ger Sanchez pitched 2.1 innings. (6H, 3ER, 4K)

Man of the match: Mike Hauschild.