Monday, August 19, 2013

PreStros Morning Report: August 18

Oklahoma City (73-56), 6.0 up

OKC scored the first five runs of the game, Albuquerque got the next four, and that's how it ended with a 5-4 OKC win. Asher Wojciechowski threw 7.1IP, 7H/3ER, 8K:1BB; Pat Urckfitz allowed a hit to the only batter he faced, and Jason Stoffel allowed a hit which scored Wojo's inherited runner. Jorge De Leon allowed 2H/1ER, 1K:0BB in the 9th.

Seven RedHawks combined for seven hits, with Che-Hsuan Lin getting 3RBI. Jimmy Paredes had an RBI triple, and George Springer hit his 16th homer with OKC - 35 overall for the season.

Man of the Match: Asher Wojciechowski

Corpus (33-23, 2.0 GB), 75-51 overall

Arkansas got on the board in the bottom of the 1st, Corpus tied it up in the 6th, and that's where it was heading into the 10th. Two Corpus singles and a Max Stassi HBP loaded up the bases with two outs in the 10th, and Erik Castro singled to center to provide the runs for a 3-1 Corpus win. Mike Foltynewicz allowed 2H/1ER, 4K:0BB in 6IP; Ruben Alaniz gave up a hit and two walks in 3IP, and Jonas Dufek got his 2nd Corpus save.

Erik Castro was 3x5 with the aforementioned 2RBI; Enrique Hernandez hit his 12th homer of the season.

Man of the Match: Mike Foltynewicz

Lancaster (35-21, 8.0 up) 74-52 overall

The JetHawks never trailed in this one, and with four runs in the bottom of the 7th cruised to a 9-3 win over High Desert. Colton Cain threw 6.1IP, 5H/3ER, 2K:3BB while a bullpen of Jordan Jankowski (0.2IP, 1K), Kenny Long (0.2IP, 1K) and Travis Ballew (1.1IP, 2K:1BB) held High Desert hitless over the final 2.2IP.

Tyler Heineman was 2x4 with a triple, homer and 2RBI and has a seven-game hit streak (a four-game multi-hit streak) and is hitting .371/.465/.686 in his last ten games with 6K:5BB. Joe Sclafani was 2x3 with a walk; Nolan Fontana was 1x5 with a triple and 2RBI; MP Cokinos was 1x4 with 2RBI;

Man of the Match: Tyler Heineman

Quad Cities (31-23, 5.5 GB) 69-54 overall

Burlington tied the game at 2-2 in the top of the 9th when Wendell Soto hit a ball off pitcher Juan Minaya, allowing the tying run to score, but Rio Ruiz made sure to get it back, hitting a lead-off, walk-off homer in the bottom of the 9th for a 3-2 win. Brian Holmes threw 5.1IP, 7H/1R (0ER), 6K:3BB; Zach Morton threw 2.2 perfect innings, and Minaya allowed 3H/1ER, 1K:1BB in the 9th.

Every River Bandit got on base at least once. Carlos Correa was 1x4 with an RBI triple; Jobduan Morales hit his 2nd homer of the season, and Ruiz hit the walk-off. Danry Vasquez got a single and a walk on the day.

Man of the Match: Rio Ruiz

Tri-City (35-24) 0.5 up

Mike Martinez hit a game-tying two-run homer in the top of the 9th, but Staten Island's Eric Jagielo got his 4th hit of the game in the 11th with a walk-off homer for a 3-2 Staten Island win. Kevin Comer allowed 3H/0ER, 5K:2BB in 3.2IP; Evan Grills gave up 7H/2R (1ER), 1K:0BB in 4IP; Richard Rodriguez allowed two baserunners in 0.2IP; Gonzalo Sanudo struck out two more batters (36K:3BB in 29IP), and Tyler Brunnemann took the loss in the 11th.

The ValleyCats only managed five hits: D'Andre Toney, Conrad Gregor (2BB), Mike Martinez (HR/2RBI), Jack Mayfield and Jake Rodriguez.

Man of the Match: Conrad Gregor

Greeneville (34-23), 2.5 up

Greeneville had a 2-1 lead heading into the bottom of the 7th, but Elizabethton got four runs in the bottom half for a 5-2 win over the Gastros. Edison Frias allowed 5H/1ER, 4K:2BB in 6IP; Kevin Ferguson gave up 4H/4ER, HBP in 1IP and Sebastian Kessay allowed a hit to the only batter he faced before rain called the game early.

Tanner Mathis was 2x3 with a walk; Juan Santana was 1x3 with two walks; Angel Ibanez was 0x2 with two walks and an RBI; Chase McDonald was 1x3 with a walk and an RBI.

Man of the Match: Edison Frias

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