Minor League Notebook - May 19th, 2005

A couple of teams have the day off, but that doesn't mean that nothing happened. Only the top prospect in the system throwing! Another day in the minors, recapped here.

Fresno Grizzlies (AAA): Iowa 2, Fresno 0
WP: S. Mitre (3-4, 4.60)
LP: M. Cain (3-2, 3.50)
SV: R. Novoa (3)
Game Recap:
Matt Cain had a solid start, but a collection of 4 pitchers for Iowa outpitched Cain to defeat Iowa. Cain gave up 2 runs, 1 earned, in 6 innings of work. The unearned run came as a result of Cain’s throwing error in the third, his first of the year. Al Levine made his return from a neck injury, giving up 1 hit in 2 inning of work. Todd Linden continued his return from a slump as he went 1-3 with a double and a walk.

Notable Performances:
Todd Linden: 1-3, 1 2B, 1 BB, 2 SO, .301
Adam Shabala: 1-3, 1 2B, 1 BB, .256
Matt Cain: 6.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO, 1 HBP: 3.50 ERA
Al Levine: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 SO, 3.12 ERA

Nowrich Navigators (AA): No Game Scheduled

San Jose Giants (High-A): No Game Scheduled

Augusta GreenJackets (Mid-A): Rome 4, Augusta 2
WP: D. Smith (3-2, 1.88)
LP: M. Musgrave (1-2, 4.24)
SV: A. Santos (1)
Game Recap:
Mike Musgrave gave up 4 runs in 6.1 innings to take the loss. Marcus Sanders was one of the producers on the offense, going 2 for 5 with a run scored, but he also suffered an error while missing a catch.

Notable Performances:
Marcus Sanders: 2-5, 1 R, 2 SO, 1 E, .289
Mike Wagner: 2-3, 1 BB, .309
Mike Musgrave: 6.1 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 1 SO, 1 HR, 4.24 ERA
Adam Gardner: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 SO, 6.60 ERA



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