Minor League Roundup - 7/1

Frisco hurler Michael Schlact took a no-hitter into the sixth inning on Tuesday evening. He ended up allowing one run in eight innings of work. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma 1 – (@) New Orleans 3
L – Fukumori (0-3)
HR – Metcalf (3)


Kaz Fukumori was impressive in a spot start, giving up two runs – one earned – in five innings. He walked two and struck out two.

Third baseman Travis Metcalf was 2-for-4 with a home run, his third of the season.

Nate Gold (1/3, 2B, BB) doubled while leadoff hitter Joaquin Arias singled twice in five at-bats.

Player of the Game: RHP Kazuo Fukumori
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
5.0 5 2 1 2 2 0 3.29


AA: Frisco 10 – (@) Arkansas 1
W – Schlact (5-5)


Michael Schlact (4.46 ERA/.269 BAA) needed just 86 pitches to complete eight innings on Tuesday. He took a no-hitter into the sixth and ended up allowing just one run on five hits. He struck out one while walking none.

Frisco tallied 15 hits and every starter had at least one hit, but there were only two extra-base hits.

Ben Harrison (1/5, 2B) and Emerson Frostad (1/3, 2B) both doubled.

Shortstop Elvis Andrus (.285/.344/.342) singled three times and stole his 27th base.

Julio Borbon (2/4, BB), Dustin Majewski (2/4), J.T. Restko (2/4) and Jose Vallejo (2/4) all singled twice.

Andrew Laughter closed it out with a scoreless ninth inning.

Player of the Game: RHP Michael Schlact
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
8.0 5 1 1 0 1 1 4.46


A+: Bakersfield 2 – San Jose 6
L – Phillips (4-5)
HR – Lemon (4)


Zach Phillips had a quality start on Tuesday, but he still lost for the second consecutive outing.

The left-hander surrendered three runs – two earned – in six innings. He allowed four hits while walking three and punching out two.

Marcus Lemon led off the bottom of the first inning with a home run, his second in three days.

Catcher Chris Gradoville singled twice in three at-bats.

Player of the Game: SS Marcus Lemon
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
3 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 .298


A: Clinton 5 – (@) Beloit 7
L – Gomez (8-4)
HR – Smith (4)


Kennil Gomez had one of his worst starts of the season, but he still went six innings.

Gomez gave up six runs [four earned] on nine hits in six innings. He walked two and struck out four.

Designated hitter Tim Smith was 3-for-4 with a three-run homer. It was his second homer in three games.

Leadoff man Engel Beltre singled twice in five at-bats.

Player of the Game: DH Tim Smith
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 1 3 0 1 3 0 0 .318


SSA: Spokane 9 – (@) Yakima 7
W – Boscan (4-0)
HR – Hogan (1)


Wilfredo Boscan (2.55 ERA/.234 BAA) allowed only two runs on two hits in five innings of work. He walked one and fanned three. Both hits he allowed were solo home runs.

Catcher Doug Hogan had just one hit in five at-bats, but it was a three-run homer. The round-tripper was the first of his professional career.

Joey Butler (1/5, 2B), Jared Bolden (2/5, 2B) and Kyle Higgins (2/5, 2B) all doubled.

David Paisano (3/6), Matt West (2/5, 2B) and Ed Koncel (1/3, 2 BB) reached base multiple times.

Pitcher Matt Nevarez (2.16 ERA/.172 BAA) struck out two in two shutout frames. He gave up one hit and walked two.

Player of the Game: RHP Wilfredo Boscan
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
5.0 2 2 2 1 3 2 2.55


RK: AZL Rangers 8 – (@) AZL Brewers 2
W – Grullon (1-0)


Glenn Swanson was sharp in his second rehab start, as he hurled four shutout innings. The left-hander gave up two hits and struck out three without handing out a walk.

Shortstop Leury Garcia was 1-for-4 with a triple and three runs batted in.

Johan Yan (1/4, 2B, BB) and Aja Barto (2/5, 2B) both doubled.

Michael Ortiz (2/5) and Chris Dove (2/4) both singled twice.

Hard throwing lefty Geuris Grullon got the win after giving up two unearned runs in two innings. He didn't allow a hit, walked one, and struck out two.

Relievers Justin King (2 IP) and Eric Evans (1 IP) both tossed scoreless ball.

Player of the Game: LHP Glenn Swanson
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
4.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0.00


DSL: DSL Rangers1 7 – (@) DSL Astros 1
W – Rojas (3-1)
SV – Rosario (2)


Jonathan Rojas (3.18 ERA/.231 BAA) didn't allow a run in five innings pitched. He gave up four hits, walked four, and struck out four.

Leadoff hitter and first baseman Jhonny Gomez singled four times in five at-bats. He also stole his second base of the year.

Roan Salas (2/4, 2B, BB) singled, doubled, and walked.

Left-hander Carlos Rosario yielded one run on one hit in four innings. He fanned four while walking one.

Player of the Game: LHP Carlos Rosario
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
4.0 1 1 1 1 4 0 4.34


DSL: DSL Rangers2 2 – DSL Braves 10
L – De La Cruz (1-4)


Michael De La Cruz was rocked for eight runs in just 2 2/3 innings on Tuesday afternoon.

Edwin Ceballo (1/3, 2B, BB) and Junior Payano (1/3, 2 BB) had the Rangers' only two hits.

Player of the Game: DH Edwin Ceballo
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
3 1 1 1 0 1 1 2 .232


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