Monday, May 20, 2013

PreStros Morning Report: May 19

Oklahoma City (25-17)

OKC earned the road split with Sacramento with a 9-3 win on a Sunday afternoon in which the RedHawks never trailed. Brad Peacock got his first win with OKC after throwing 5IP, 4H/2R (1ER), 5K:4BB; Jason Stoffel walked one and hit one batter in his inning of work; Kevin Chapman allowed 1H/1ER, 0K:2BB, and Rhiner Cruz walked two batters but gave up no runs in the final 2IP.

Every RedHawk hitter got a hit, with Fernando Martinez (2B, 2RBI, BB) and Che-Hsuan Lin (SB) leading the way with two hits each. Brandon Laird, Raoul Torrez (RBI) and Jason Jaramillo (2B, 2RBI) had a hit and a walk each.

Man of the Match: Brad Peacock.

Corpus (25-18)

Corpus overcame a 2-0 1st inning deficit by scoring the next five runs in a 5-3 win over Midland. David Martinez threw 5IP, allowing 2H/2ER, 6K:1BB, and 40 of his 62 pitches for strikes. Josh Fields continued his rehab with 1H/0ER in 1IP and Mike Foltynewicz finished off the final 3IP with 3H/1R (0ER) 3K:2BB, and 64 pitches. Foltynewicz's ERA at Corpus now stands at 1.13.

Erik Castro was 3x3 with a 2-run homer and a walk; Rene Garcia was 1x4 with a double and 2RBI. Enrique Hernandez was 2x4 with a double and Ben Orloff was 1x3 with a walk. George Springer was 0x3 with two walks, but stole four bases on the day (2nd base three times, and 3rd base once).

Man of the Match: Tough one. How about Erik Castro?

Lancaster (24-19)

Despite hitting four home runs and out-hitting Rancho Cucamonga 13-11, the JetHawks lost 11-7. Brady Rodgers allowed 4H/3ER, 4K:1BB in 5IP; Chris Devenski gave up 4H/4ER, 4K:1BB in 3IP. Travis Ballew allowed four unearned runs with three hits and a walk. Jonas Dufek got the final out.

Matt Duffy committed the error that led to said four unearned runs, but went 3x5 with a solo homer; Delino DeShields hit his first homer of the season on his way to a 3RBI game; Joe Sclafani was 2x3 with two walks and two stolen bases; Tyner Heineman was 2x3 with a homer and two walks; and Chris Epps was 2x3 with a walk. Telvin Nash hit his sixth homer of the season.

Man of the Match: Again, a tough one. DeShields?

Quad Cities (23-19)

Quad Cities dropped their third straight to Beloit, losing 3-2 after the game was knotted at 1-1 heading into the 9th. Daniel Minor threw 4IP, 5H/1ER, 2K:1BB; Richard Rodriguez allowed a hit in 1IP, and Lance McCullers gave up 2R (1ER) on 2H, 5K:3BB in 4IP while making two errors.

The River Bandits left 10 LOBsters, going 1x9 w/RISP. Carlos Correa extended his hitting streak to ten games, going 2x4 with a walk and an RBI. Jesse Wierzbicki and Austin Elkins (2BB) also had two hits on the day. Teoscar Hernandez got the lone RBI while Rio Ruiz went 1x3 with a walk.

Man of the Match: Austin Elkins.