Monday, April 21, 2014

PreStros Morning Report: April 20

TL;DR

*Astros affiliates go 1-1 on the day.
*OKC blew a 4-2 lead heading into the bottom of the 8th. Singleton goes 1x3 with two walks, Grossman goes 3x5.
*Matt Duffy collected 4RBI and Tommy Shirley threw four perfect innings with 6Ks, as Corpus ended a five-game skid with a 7-5 win over Frisco.

Oklahoma City (11-7)

OKC had a 4-2 lead heading into the bottom of the 8th at Memphis. And then Memphis tied it in the 8th with a two-run shot by former Astro Scott Moore, and won it on a walk-off in the 9th, 5-4. Jake Buchanan threw 4IP, 5H/2ER, 2K:0BB; Rhiner Cruz walked three batters in 1IP but managed not to allow any runs; Jose Cisnero gave up 3H/2ER, 3K:2BB in 2.1IP and Darin Downs took the loss with 2H/1ER, 1K:0BB.

Bob Grossman was 3x5 with a stolen base; Max Stassi was 1x4 with a 2-run homer; Jon Singleton was 1x3 with two walks; Gregorio Petit was 1x4 with a double and a walk, and Domingo Santana was 1x3 with a walk.

Man of the Match: Robbie Grossman

Corpus (9-7)

Corpus jumped out to a 5-0 lead before giving all five runs back in the bottom of the 3rd - but by tacking on one in the fourth and in the 9th, Corpus gets the win at Frisco, 7-5. Matt Heidenreich allowed 6H/5ER, 3K:2BB in 3IP; Andrew Robinson gave up 1H/0ER, 1K:1BB in 1.2IP; Pat Urckfitz retired the final batter of the 5th and Tommy Shirley took over with four perfect innings, striking out six batters.

Matt Duffy was 3x5 with a 3-run homer and 4RBI; Preston Tucker was 2x3 with a double and two walks; Andrew Aplin was 1x3 with a double, two walks, and a stolen base. Leo Heras and Telvin Nash hit their first homers of the season.

Man of the Match: Matt Duffy

Lancaster (11-6)

Off.

Quad Cities (7-9)

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