Minor League Roundup - 7/19

Oklahoma starting pitcher Edinson Volquez stole the show on Thursday, as he tossed seven innings of one-hit ball in his 2007 debut for the RedHawks. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma 7 – (@) Memphis 1
W – Volquez (1-0)
HR – Diaz (4)
48-49, 2.0 GB


Making his first Triple-A start of the season, Edinson Volquez surrendered just one run on one hit in seven innings. He threw 95 pitches, walking four and striking out six.

Designated hitter Victor Diaz went 2-for-4 with a home run and three runs batted in.

Playing in his first game at the Triple-A level, third baseman Adam Fox singled three times in four at-bats.

Freddy Guzman (1/5) and Tim Hulett (1/3, 2 BB) each doubled.

Franklyn German closed out the one-hitter with two hitless innings. He struck out four.

Player of the game: RHP Edinson Volquez
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
7.0 1 1 1 4 6 0 1.29


AA: Frisco 5 – (@) San Antonio 9
L – Baker (0-2)
14-13, 3.5 GB


Frisco ran through six pitchers in their fourth consecutive loss at the hands of the San Antonio Missions.

Spot-starter Chris Baker allowed two runs on three innings.

DH Jim Fasano (.284/.329/.486) had Frisco's highlight of the ninth with a lone home run to right-center field in the top of the ninth inning.

Catcher Salomon Manriquez singled twice and walked while German Duran and Steve Murphy each went 1-for-3 with a double.

Player of the game: DH Jim Fasano
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 1 1 0 1 2 0 1 .284


A+: Bakersfield 3 – (@) Stockton 8
L – Schlact (5-7)
HR – Davis (22), Thon (5)
12-16, 5.0 GB


One day after Chris Davis' (.308/.351/.590) hitting streak ended at 35 games, he started up another one.

The third baseman was 1-for-4 with a solo home run, his 22nd of the season.

First baseman Freddie Thon was also 1-for-4 with a home run.

Starting pitcher Michael Schlact served up four home runs in 6 2/3 innings, leading to seven runs. He walked five and struck out three.

Player of the game: 1B Freddie Thon
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 .281


A: Clinton 4 – (@) Fort Wayne 3
W – Haar (4-1)
HR – Gomez (13)
11-15, 5.0 GB


Mauro Gomez (1/4) hit a home run, his fifth in as many days.

Left fielder Josh Bradbury was 3-for-4 with a double.

Starting pitcher Jeremiah Haar yielded two runs on five hits in six innings, walking and striking out two.

Chris Dennis picked up his second save with a 1-2-3 ninth inning.

Player of the game: RHP Jeremiah Haar
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
6.0 5 2 2 2 2 0 2.56


SSA: Spokane 6 – (@) Vancouver 2
W – Holland (1-3)
HR – Marquardt (1)
12-18, 2.0 GB


Starting pitcher Derek Holland was brilliant, as he allowed just two hits over five scoreless innings. The lefty walked two and struck out seven.

Reliever Hector Nelo followed with two hitless innings.

Leadoff hitter Matt Lawson was 3-for-5 with a triple.

First baseman Ian Gac (2/4, 2B, BB), left fielder Steven Marquardt (2/5, HR), and third baseman Kenny Smith (2/4) each had two hits.

Left fielder Eric Fry was 1-for-4 with a walk in his first game with the Indians. He was promoted from the Arizona Rangers earlier in the day.

Player of the game: LHP Derek Holland
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
5.0 2 0 0 2 7 0 4.05


RK: AZL Rangers 4 – AZL Brewers 8
L – Pimentel (0-2)
HR – Velazquez (2)
9-14, 7.0 GB


After a rough start to the season, centerfielder R.J. Anderson has begun to heat up. The speedy leadoff hitter was 3-for-5 with a double on Thursday afternoon.

Right fielder Miguel Velazquez (.333/.391/.474) was 2-for-4 with a home run and a walk.

Starting pitcher Carlos Pimentel surrendered four runs on seven hits in three innings, walking one and striking out five.

Right-hander Ben Henry (4.76 ERA/.238 BAA) yielded one run in three innings. He gave up three hits, walked none, and fanned six.

Player of the game: RF Miguel Velazquez
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 1 2 0 1 3 1 1 .333


DSL: San Pedro Rangers 1 – (@) San Pedro Angels 11 (8 innings)
L – Mendoza (3-3)


Left fielder Jairo Valdez (.323/.337/.505) singled and doubled while first baseman Stanly Vizcaino (.276/.351/.347) added two singles in three at-bats.

Shortstop Jorge Iniro was 1-for-3 with a double and the team's lone run batted in.

Player of the game: LF Jairo Valdez
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 .323



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