Sunday, July 5, 2015

PreStros Morning Report: July 4

Fresno (48-35, 7.0 up)

Brett Oberholtzer gave up three first inning runs, but Fresno rattled off all the unanswered runs in a 10-3 win. Oberholtzer went 6IP, 6H/3ER, 4K:2BB; Jose Veras, James Hoyt (3K), and Tyson Perez (2K) combined for three scoreless innings of relief.

Tyler Heineman (3RBI), L.J. Hoes (2B, RBI) and Tyler White (2B) had three hits each; Tony Kemp was 2x5 with a three-run homer, Jonathan Villar was 2x5 with an RBI; Robbie Grossman was 1x3 with two walks.

Man of the Match: Tyler Heineman

Corpus (53-26, clinched playoff berth)

Corpus never trailed at Tulsa, holding the Drillers to three hits in a 5-1 win. Michael Feliz threw 5IP, 2H/1ER, 2K:1BB; Chris Cotton struck out two in 2IP and Travis Ballew retired the final six batters of the game.

Colin Moran was 2x4 with a double, triple, and 2RBI; Chan Moon was 2x2 with a walk and a stolen base; Conrad Gregor and Danry Vasquez each had an RBI; Brett Phillips was 1x4. Jon Kemmer was 1x2 with 2BB.

Man of the Match: Colin Moran

Lancaster (42-37; 5-4 in 2nd Half, tied)

Lancaster and Lake Elsinore went back and forth all game and headed into the 9th tied 4-4 before Lancaster plated a run in the top of the 9th to go ahead 5-4, only to give up two runs in the bottom of the 9th for a walk-off 6-5 loss. Bryan Radziewski threw 4.2IP, 7H/4R (3ER), 4K:5BB; Akeem Bostick went 3.2IP, 3H/2R (1ER), 4K:0BB. Yep, two unearned runs in a one-run loss.

Derek Fisher was 2x5 with a double and a solo homer; Jacob Nottingham was 2x5 with a double and 2RBI; Jack Mayfield was 2x3 with two walks and an RBI; A.J. Reed was 2x4 with a walk. Marc Wik was 2x3 with a double, walk, and an outfield assist.

Man of the Match: Jack Mayfield

Quad Cities (52-26 overall, clinched playoff berth)

Quad Cities had a 5-4 lead heading into the bottom of the 8th before Peoria tied it up to send the game to extra-innings. Then Quad Cities put up three in the top of the 11th and held on for an 8-5 win. Christian Powell threw 5IP, 7H/4ER, 5K:2BB; Jorge Perez gave up 4H/1ER, 2K:0BB in 2.1IP; Angel Heredia threw 3.2IP, 0H/0ER, 4K:1BB for the win.

Alex Bregman was 3x5 with a double, walk, and 2RBI, Nick Tanielu was 3x6. Ramon Laureano hit the go-ahead three run homer in the 11th to finish the day 2x6 with 3RBI. Trent Woodward was 2x5 with a walk. Bobby Boyd was 1x2 with a double, three walks, and 2RBI.

Man of the Match: Angel Heredia

Tri-City (7-9, 5.0 GB)

Ti-City gave up four runs in the 2nd and two more in the 3rd and rallied, but just couldn't overcome that 2nd inning in a 6-5 loss to division-leading Lowell. Rogelio Armenteros allowed 6H/6ER, 5K:0BB in 4IP; Elieser Hernandez struck out 10 and allowed just one hit in 4IP; Zac Grotz recorded the final three outs of the game. In 15.2IP in 2015, Hernandez has allowed 12H/3ER with 28K:0BB.

Pat Porter was 3x5 with two doubles, a homer, and 4RBI on the day; Drew Ferguson was 1x2 with three walks; Johnny Sewald was 0x2 with 2BB and 2SB. Bobby Wernes was 1x3 with a walk.

Man of the Match: Elieser Hernandez

Greeneville (7-4, 1.0 up)

Greeneville scored ten runs on Elizabethton by the end of the 4th, cruising to a 10-3 win. Junior Garcia threw 4IP, 1H/0ER, 4K:1BB; Jose Montero retired the side in the 5th; Ryan Deemes allowed 4H/1ER, 6K:0BB in 3IP; Brandon Culbreth allowed 3H/2ER, 1K:2BB in 0.2IP; and Joselo Pinales got the final out of the game.

Connor Goedert was 4x5 with a double and 2RBI; Osvaldo Duarte (2B, 3B, BB, 3RBI), Myles Straw (BB, RBI), Aaron Mizell (BB), Randy Cesar (2B, RBI), Brauly Mejia (RBI), and Ford Stainback (2BB, 2RBI) had two hits each.

Man of the Match: Connor Goedert

GCL Astros (1-11, 7.0 GB)

The 1-10 GCL Astros had a 6-0 lead and somehow ended up losing 7-6 to the GCL Blue Jays to slide to 1-11. Enrique Chavez threw 3.1IP, 5H/1ER, 3K:1BB; Junior Garcia struck out two in 0.2IP; Gerald Benzant allowed 1H/3ER, 0K:2BB, Balk in 0.0IP; Starlyng Sanchez allowed 4H/3ER, 1K:0BB and two of Benzant's runs in 1IP; and Diogenes Almengo struck out three in three scoreless, hitless innings.

Vicente Sanchez was 2x4 with a walk; Kyle Tucker was 1x4 with a triple and an RBI; Nestor Muriel, Reiny Beltre (3B), and Joan Muricio had your other hits.

Man of the Match: Diogenes Almengo