Wednesday, August 28, 2013

PreStros Morning Report: August 27

Playoff Picture

Oklahoma City clinched playoff berth
Corpus clinched playoff berth
Lancaster clinched playoff berth
Quad Cities clinched playoff berth
Tri-City 4.0 up with 7 to play
Greeneville 0.5 up with 3 to play
GCL Astros eliminated

Oklahoma City (79-59)

OKC trailed 1-0 until a three-run 4th put them on their way to a 5-4 win over Nashville, and a PCL American South Division title. Eric Berger got the spot start and allowed 2H/1ER, 4K:1BB in 5IP; Jose Cisnero (2ER) and Jason Stoffel (1ER) each struck out two before Wade LeBlanc and Jorge DeLeon got the final three outs of the season.

Japhet Amador was 3x4 and an RBI; George Springer (3B, BB, RBI) and Brandon Laird (RBI) had two hits each. Carlos Perez was 1x3 with a walk and an RBI. Congrats to the RedHawks on winning the division.

Man of the Match: Japhet Amador

Corpus (80-54)

Corpus got on the board in the top of the first with a run on two hits. And then got one more hit the rest of the game. Frisco wins 5-1. David Rollins threw 6IP, 7H/3R (2ER), 5K:1BB; Cameron Lamb threw the 7th and allowed only an HBP, and Theron Geith allowed 3H/2ER in the 8th.

Ronald Torreyes got two of the Hooks' three hits, with Erik Castro providing an RBI double and a walk. Leo Heras was the only other baserunner of the night, drawing a walk.

Man of the Match: David Rollins

Lancaster (79-55)

Despite getting out-hit 12-9, Lancster rode a 5-run 1st inning to a 7-2 win over Lake Elsinore. Aaron West allowed 8H/2ER, 9K:0BB in 5IP; Tommy Shirley gave up two hits and a walk in two scoreless; Gera Sanchez (1H, 1K:2BB) and Travis Ballew (1H, 3K:0BB) threw scoreless innings to close out the game.

MP Cokinos was 3x4 with two runs scored and his first stolen base of the season; Nolan Fontana was 1x2 with three walks and a stolen base; Carlos Perdomo (RBI), Brandon Meredith and Chris Epps (2RBI) had a hit and a walk each. Joe Sclafani was 1x5 with two RBI.

Man of the Match: MP Cokinos

Quad Cities (76-56)

Quad Cities got four in the top of the 1st and traded runs the rest of the way, ultimately winning at Burlington 6-5. Daniel Minor allowed 8H/4ER, 3K:1BB in 4IP; Juan Minaya picked up the win with 2H/1ER, 9K:0BB in 4IP; Andrew Walter threw a perfect 9th for his first save.

Rio Ruiz hit his first career grand slam in a 3x4, 5RBI night; Teoscar Hernandez was 2x4 with a double and two runs scored; Jobduan Morales - the catcher - got a triple.

Man of the Match: Rio Ruiz

Tri-City (41-26), 4.0 up

Long one in Brooklyn last night, eh? The Cyclones took a 2-0 lead after three innings, Tri-City responded with three in the top of the 4th. Brooklyn tied it up in the bottom of the 8th, and finally, in the 16th inning, Tri-City pushed two runs across for a 5-3 win in a game that took just shy of five hours. Michael Feliz allowed 6H/2ER, 8K:1BB in 5IP; Tyler Brunnemann struck out three in 2IP; J.D. Osborne got the BS, allowing 3H/1ER, 1K:3BB in 1.1IP; Charles Basford threw 3.2IP of 5K:3BB, no-hit relief; Krishawn Holley allowed 3H/0ER, 1K:2BB in 3IP to get his first win of the season, and Gonzalo Sanudo did what Gonzalo Sanudo does - struck out the side in a perfect 16th inning.

Ronnie Mitchell was 3x7 with a double and an RBI; James Ramsay (3B), Tyler White (HR, RBI) and Jon Kemmer (RBI) had two hits each. Jack Mayfield had a hit and a walk.

Man of the Match: Michael Feliz

Greeneville (38-27), 0.5 up

Tied 1-1 heading into the bottom of the 8th, Marc Wik came up with one out. He drew a walk. Then the pitcher balked him to 2nd. Then a wild pitch got him to 3rd. Then a single by Alfredo Gonzalez scored Wik for the game-winning run, Gastros win 2-1. Francis Ramirez allowed 2H/1R (0ER), 7K:2BB in 4.2IP; Sebastian Kessay (H, BB), Jose Montero, and Jordan Mills (H) held Bluefield scoreless over the final 4.1IP.

Marc Wik was 2x3 with a double, walk, and both runs scored. Tanner Mathis and Alfredo Gonzalez (RBI) had a hit and a walk. Juan Santana provided a double and a sac fly RBI.

Man of the Match: Marc Wik

GCL Astros (26-32)

The GCL Astros were actually winning this one in the 6th inning. Alas. GCL Tigers win 13-2. Yeah. Reymin Guduan allowed 3H/0ER, 4K:1BB in 5IP; Javier Lozano allowed 3H/4R (3ER) in 1IP; Samil De Los Santos allowed 2H/3R (2ER) in 1IP; Devonte German allowed 6H/6ER, 1K:2BB in 1.2IP and Brett Clements walked a batter, but got the final, merciful out of the game.

Jose Fernandez was 3x4 with a double and an RBI; Luis Reynoso was 2x3 with a double with an RBI and two runs scored. Jacob Nottingham was 1x3 with an RBI and a sac fly; Alex Gonzalez was 1x4.

Man of the Match: Reymin Guduan for being the only guy who could get the Tigers out.