Sunday, May 19, 2013

PreStros Morning Report: May 18

Oklahoma City (24-17)

Sacramento got six runs in the 5th inning and Jarred Cosart suffered his first loss of the season - and his first since July 27, 2012 in a 6-3 Sacramento win. Cosart allowed 4H/3ER, 4K:3BB in 4.1IP to raise his ERA to 2.49. Josh Zeid allowed the next three runs on two hits and two walks in 0.2IP. Alex Sogard pitched in his second Triple-A game of the season and threw a perfect IP; Eric Berger and Jose Valdez each threw a scoreless inning with a strikeout.

Brett Wallace was 2x4 with a double, a homer (his 6th of the season), and 3RBI; Fernando Martinez was 2x4. Jonathan Villar was 0x5 with 4K.

Man of the Match: Brett WallAAAAce

Corpus (24-18)

It was 2-0 Midland in the 1st. Then it was 5-0 Midland in the 3rd. Corpus got one back in the top of the 4th but Midland responded with four runs in the bottom half of the 4th and skated it out for a 12-4 win over the Hooks. Nick Tropeano had a rare bad start, allowing 7H/7ER, 3K:3BB in 3.2IP; Bobby Doran allowed 3H/4ER, 3K:1BB in 2IP and Our Boy Kenny Long allowed 3H/1ER, 1K:1BB in 2.1IP. (Midland's Anthony Aliotti was 4x5 with a double, 3HR, and 8RBI).

Enrique Hernandez (2B, RBI) and Domingo Santana (2B, 2RBI, outfield assist) had three hits each. Jio Mier, Ben Orloff, and Max Stassi (2B) had your other hits.

Man of the Match: Domingo Santana

Lancaster (24-18)

Lancaster had a 4-2 lead over Visalia heading into the bottom of the 6th, but then the, um, Visalias scored the next six runs to beat Lancaster (who committed three errors) 8-4. Tommy Shirley struck out nine batters, allowing 5H/2ER and 2BB in 4IP; Jonas Dufek allowed two baseunners in 1IP; Blair Walters gave up 3H/3R (1ER), 0K:2BB in 0.1IP and Theron Geith allowed 3H/3ER, 1K:1BB in 2.2IP.

Brandon Meredith was 1x2 with a three-run homer and 4RBI total. MP Cokinos was 1x2 with a double and two walks. Delino DeShields had a double and a walk. Telvin Nash was 0x4 with two errors.

Man of the Match: Tommy Shirley.

Quad Cities (23-18)

And Beloit completed the 0-for-4 day for the affiliates, scoring five runs in the last two innings of a 5-3 win over the River Bandits. Vincent Velasquez allowed 3H/0ER, 5K:2BB in 5IP; Jamaine Cotton gave up two unearned runs on 2H/1BB in 2IP; Mitchell Lambson allowed a hit and a walk in 0.2IP and John Neely got the BS/L with 4H/3ER, 1K:1BB in the final 1.1IP.

Carlos Correa extended his hitting streak to nine games (hitting .400/.462/.429 in those nine games) but has had one extra-base hit since his 2HR game on April 21. Teoscar Hernandez got an RBI triple - his 4th triple of the season; Miles Hamblin, Jordan Scott and Ariel Ovando had a hit and a walk each; Jesse Wierzbicki and Austin Elkins had two walks and a stolen base each.

Man of the Match: Vincent Velasquez