Prospect Watch: Rymer Liriano scored the game-tying run on a suicide squeeze in the eighth inning, but the Chihuahuas were unable to plate the go-ahead run and Sacramento ultimately beat them in the 11th inning. Liriano, who had reached on a triple, owns a 767 OPS thus far in June. … Alex Dickerson, who had a single and double, was the only El Paso hitter with multiple hits. He extended his hitting streak to eight games. He’s been on fire this month to the tune of a .385/.455/.590 line. … Kevin Quackenbush worked two scoreless innings of relief, striking out three while he surrendered a single and walk in his first appearance back in Triple-A. … Jedd Gyorko, who was optioned from the big leagues on Wednesday, was 0-for-3 with a pair of walks.
For further reading on the El Paso Chihuahuas, see the El Paso Times.
Frisco RoughRiders 7 – Missions 3
Prospect Watch: The Missions went down early and never got that close as Frisco cruised to a four run victory. Outfielder Yeison Asencio, 25, had a pair of hits and scored, but no other San Antonio hitter had multiple his. … After a strong May, starter Bryan Rodriguez has had a few rough outings so far in June. The big righty was charged with four earned runs and seven overall in five innings as he gave up a season-high 12 hits. Consistency has always been a challenge for the 23-year-old Dominican. … For the second time in a week, Hunter Renfroe was out of the starting lineup the day after posting an 0-for-5 line. He did come off the bench to collect a pinch-hit single on Friday and his monthly numbers are creeping toward where he and the organization would expect them to be.
For further reading on the San Antonio Missions, see the San Antonio Express-News.
Storm 3 – Lancaster 0
Prospect Watch: Rafael De Paula turned in his best start since joining the organization as part of the Chase Headley trade last summer. The 24-year-old righty tossed six scoreless innings, mixing in six strikeouts as he scattered three hits. De Paula did walk a pair and, for the second consecutive outing, hit two batters as well. He remains a guy who – when he is on – is capable of dominant stuff. … Panamanian catcher Adolfo Reina collected two RBIs, while the other Storm run came in on a passed ball. Reina, originally signed by the Tigers back in 2008, had rejoined the club on Thursday after a brief re-assignment out to the extended. … Eric Yardley, the Storm’s lone representative on the Cal League All-Star team, went overtime to collect his 12th save of the season. The Washington State native came in with two on and one out in the eighth and did not allow a hit or run over 1.2 innings.
Tincaps 4 – Kane County Cougars 2
Prospect Watch: An inning after they chased Midwest League ERA leader Wei-Chieh Huang, Franmil Reyes (pictured) drove in the two decisive runs in the game with a single. The massive teenager finally seems to have turned the corner on the season and has an 873 OPS so far in June. … Ruddy Giron had another three-hit night, the sixth time he’s collected at least that many in 26 games since he joined the team. The 18-year-old shortstop, who also has a walk, has pushed his on-base percentage up to .451. … Jimmy Brasoban picked up the win in relief. The 20-year-old righty with a nasty slider struck out five in 2.2 innings of work.
For further reading on the TinCaps, see the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette.
For the box scores of all the games please go to the MiLB.com scoreboards.