Minor League Roundup - 5/7

Blake Beavan hurled his first professional complete game for the Bakersfield Blaze on Thursday while Omar Poveda pitched seven strong innings. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma City 0 - Albuquerque 7
L - Hunter (0-1)


The RedHawks didn't have much going for them on Thursday.

Starter Tommy Hunter ran into trouble early and often, and he gave up six runs -- three earned -- in five innings.

The offense managed just two hits. German Duran and Kevin Richardson had one single apiece.

Warner Madrigal gave up one hit while tossing 1.1 scoreless innings.

Player of the Game: RHP Warner Madrigal
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.59


AA: Frisco 2 - San Antonio 7
L - Strop (1-1)
HR - Tracy (6)


Omar Poveda (2.81 ERA/.214 BAA) pitched seven innings for the second consecutive outing. The righty gave up one unearned run on three hits, walking two and striking out one.

DH Chad Tracy, who was 1-for-4, hit his sixth home run of the season, providing both of Frisco's runs.

Guilder Rodriguez and Justin Smoak both singled twice in four at-bats.

Pedro Strop had a rough night at the office, as he coughed up five runs on four hits in just one-third of an inning.

Player of the Game: RHP Omar Poveda
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
7.0 3 1 0 2 1 0 2.81


A+: Bakersfield 12 - San Jose 3
W - Beavan (1-4)
HR - Gomez (4), Stoneburner (1)


Blake Beavan tossed his first professional complete game on Thursday. The tall righty gave up three runs -- all unearned -- on four hits over nine innings. He walked one and fanned five.

Shortstop Davis Stoneburner put the game away with his grand slam in the bottom of the third inning.

First baseman Mauro Gomez had a three-run shot in the first inning.

Mitch Moreland (3/4, 2B, BB) and Joey Butler (3/4, BB) both had three hits while Matt Lawson (2/3) singled twice.

Player of the Game: RHP Blake Beavan
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
9.0 4 3 0 1 5 0 5.73


A: Hickory 6 - (@) Lake County 14
L - Springston (2-2)
HR - Hogan (4), Kaase (2)


Cliff Springston had his toughest game as a pro on Tuesday, giving up eight earned runs on eight hits in 3.1 innings.

Fabio Castillo stopped the bleeding with a strong long relief appearance. He fanned four and allowed just two hits in 2.2 innings.

Second baseman Jake Kaase was 1-for-3 with a walk and a three-run homer.

Doug Hogan (1/4, HR) hit his fourth homer of the season.

David Paisano (2/5, 2B) and Erik Morrison (1/4, 2B) both doubled.

Player of the Game: 2B Jake Kaase
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
3 1 1 0 1 3 1 0 .316


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