Minor League Notebook - April 10th, 2005

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FRESNO (AAA): Tacoma 5, Fresno 3
WP: Dan Reichert
LP: Kevin Correia
Game Recap:
After blowing the lead for Tacoma, Dan Reichert gathered the win after Tacoma scored 2 runs in the 9th to break a 3-3 tie. Misch gave up 2 runs on 3 hits and 1 walk in 6 innings pitched. Correia gave up 2 runs, 1 earned, in the top of the 9th to take the loss after giving up 1 hit and 2 walks. Meanwhile, Brian Dallimore powered the offense for the Grizzlies, going 3 for 4 with a first inning solo home run and 2 doubles, including one that drove in a run in the 8th.

Notable Performances:
Brian Dallimore – 3-4, 2 2B, 1 HR, 1 R, 2 RBI, .357
Mickey Lopez – 1-4, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 1 SO, .250
Patrick Misch – 6.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR, 3.00 ERA
Kevin Correia – 1.0 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR, 4.50 ERA

NORWICH (AA): Portland 8, Norwich 0
WP: Kason Gabbard (1-0)
LP: Chris Begg (0-1)
Game Recap:
The Sea Dogs were able to score plenty of runs against Norwich starter Chris Begg, but they didn’t need too many. Kason Gabbard threw a 3 hit shutout for 7 innings, and that was all the offense that Norwich could muster. Begg gave up 5 runs, all unearned in the 2nd inning, over 6 innings of work, and William Sadler gave up 3 runs in 2 innings of relief.

Notable Performances:
Fred Lewis – 0-4, E, .333
Tyler Von Schell – 1-3, .267
Chris Begg – 6.0 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR, 0.00 ERA
William Sadler – 2.0 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 8.31 ERA

SAN JOSE (HIGH-A): Visalia 10, San Jose 8
WP: Tony Peguero (1-0)
LP: Joe Bateman (0-1)
Game Recap:
San Jose had four straight innings of scoring 2 runs to come back from a 6-0 deficit, but Visalia had the last laugh in a 10-8 win over the Giants. Travis Ishikawa and Clay Timpner both hit solo home runs in the 4th to kick off San Jose’s scoring. Eddy Martinez-Esteve also went 2 for 4 with 2 RBIs. Ryan Sadowski gave up 6 runs in 1.2 innings, but the decision went to Bateman, the fifth San Jose pitcher of the day. Bateman gave up 2 runs in 1.2 innings, who came in to close up the 6th.

Notable Performances:
Clay Timpner – 1-4, 1 HR, 2 R, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 1 SO, .231
Travis Ishikawa – 1-4, 1 HR, 2 R, 1 RBI, .267
Eddy Martinez-Esteve – 2-4, 1 R, 2 RBI, 1 SO, .154
Nate Schierholtz – 1-3, 1 BB, 2 SO, .417
Todd Jennings – 2-4, 1 2B, 1 RBI, .429
Ryan Sadowski – 1.2 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO, 32.40 ERA
Eugene Espineli – 0.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 0.00 ERA

AUGUSTA (MID-A): Augusta 4, Charleston 2
WP: Anthony Moreno (1-0)
LP: Jeffrey Marquez (0-1)
SV: B. Wilson (1)
Game Recap:
A first inning error led to Augusta falling behind early, but the GreenJackets were able to come back and get the win against the RiverDogs. Shortstop Marcus Sanders went 3 for 5, stole two bases, and scored 3 runs to lead the offense. Brian Horwitz and Jason Columbus each went 2 for 3 with 2 doubles with Columbus getting 2 RBI and Horwitz getting one for himself. Anthony Moreno came into the game in the 5th to pick up the win. He pitched 2.1 innings without a hit or a walk, and striking out three.

Notable Performances:
Marcus Sanders – 3-5, 3 R, 2 SB, .389
Brain Horwitz – 2-3, 2 2B, 1 R, 1 RBI, 2 BB, .467
Jason Columbus – 2-3, 2 2B, 2 RBI, .455
Brad Vericker – 1-3, .273
Osiris Matos – 4.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO, 1.93 ERA
Anthony Moreno – 2.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0.00 ERA



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