Minor League Roundup - 6/5

Bakersfield starter Michael Schlact turned in an oustanding effort on Tuesday night while Kasey Kiker took the mound for the Clinton LumberKings. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma 5 – Colorado Springs 4
W – Wright (1-1)
SV – Murray (2)


Left fielder Jason Botts extended his hitting streak to eight games with two hits – including a double – on four at-bats on Tuesday. The outfielder has an extra base hit in six consecutive games.

Starting pitcher Jamey Wright gave up two runs – one earned – on seven hits in five innings. He walked one and struck out three.

Third baseman Desi Relaford doubled, tripled, and walked in four plate appearances.

Lefty A.J. Murray fanned two in two scoreless innings to pick up his second save of the season. After allowing five runs in an inning on May 24, Murray has yielded just one run in his last eight innings.

Player of the game: 3B Desi Relaford
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
3 0 2 1 0 2 1 0 .243


AA: Frisco 6 – San Antonio 2
W – Mathis (6-3)
HR – Benjamin (3), Harrison (1)


Read our report from Frisco here: Instant Analysis: San Antonio @ Frisco

A+: Bakersfield 9 – Stockton 0
W – Schlact (4-3)


Bakersfield hurler Michael Schlact (5.03 ERA/.275 BAA) allowed just three hits in seven shutout innings on Wednesday. The tall righty struck out four and did not walk a batter.

Every player in the Bakersfield lineup except shortstop Matt Smith – who had a triple and three RBI – walked one time.

Designated hitter Taylor Teagarden (.344/.497/.680) had two singles and a walk in five plate appearances.

Red-hot third baseman Nick Cadena went 1-for-3 with a double and a free pass.

Player of the game: RHP Michael Schlact
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
7.0 3 0 0 0 4 0 5.03


A: Clinton 2 – (@) Kane County 4
L – Kiker (1-1)


Starter Kasey Kiker (3.18 ERA/.217 BAA) surrendered three runs – two earned – on four hits in four innings. He walked three and struck out five.

Leadoff hitter Marcus Lemon, who is hitting .391 in five June contests, was 1-for-3 with a walk.

Third baseman John Whittleman (.337/.439/.594) was the only player with multiple hits. He singled twice and walked.

K.C. Herren and Mauro Gomez each went 1-for-4 with a double.

Yale product Jon Hollis (3.90 ERA/.228 BAA) gave up a hit and a walk in 2 2/3 scoreless innings. Hollis struck out one.

Player of the game: RHP Jon Hollis
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
2.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.90



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