Minor League Roundup - 5/9

David Paisano and the Hickory Crawdads won their third consecutive game on Saturday evening. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma City 1 - (@) Round Rock 6
L - Mendoza (2-1)


Luis Mendoza entered the game having not allowed a run in Triple-A action this year, but that streak was broken on Saturday.

The right-hander yielded four runs -- three earned -- on seven hits in 4.1 innings.

First baseman Nate Gold (1/4, 2B) had the club's only extra-base hit of the game, as the OKC offense was five-hit by Astros prospect Bud Norris.

Catcher Emerson Frostad singled twice in four at-bats.

Warner Madrigal fanned four while allowing one run in two innings of relief work.

Player of the Game: RHP Warner Madrigal
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
2.0 2 1 1 0 4 0 2.02


AA: Frisco 12 - (@) Midland 3
W - Kiker (2-2)


Kasey Kiker walked four batters in six innings, but he limited Midland to just two hits, leading to zero runs. He struck out seven.

The Frisco offense put runs on the board in a hurry, as they had a 12-0 lead through six innings.

Steve Murphy was 2-for-4 with a triple and four runs batted in.

Craig Gentry (2/6, 2 2B) and John Whittleman (2/5, 2 2B) both doubled twice.

Catcher Manny Pina raised his average to .453 with three singles in four at-bats. He also walked once.

DH Chad Tracy was 2-for-5 with his fifth double of the year.

Pedro Strop finished the game with a seven-pitch ninth inning.

Player of the Game: LHP Kasey Kiker
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
6.0 2 0 0 4 7 0 2.45


A+: Bakersfield 2 - Visalia 5
L - Gomez (1-2)
HR - Moreland (7)


Mitch Moreland was just 1-for-4 on Saturday, but he did belt his seventh home run of the season.

Joey Butler (1/3, 2B) doubled while Tim Smith singled twice in four at-bats. Smith is now hitting .410.

Starter Kennil Gomez went six innings, giving up five runs (four earned) on five hits. He walked three and punched out seven.

Lefty reliever Zach Phillips (1.13 ERA/.121 BAA) gave up two hits and a walk in two innings, but he fanned four and didn't allow a run.

Evan Reed struck out two and walked two in a scoreless ninth inning.

Player of the Game: LHP Zach Phillips
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
2.0 2 0 0 1 4 0 1.13


A: Hickory 5 - (@) Lakewood 4 (10 innings)
W - Eppley (1-0)


Young starter Martin Perez went 4.1 innings on Saturday, allowing three runs -- two earned -- on four hits. The southpaw walked one and fanned six.

Leadoff hitter David Paisano had a perfect day at the plate. He was 3-for-3 with a triple and two runs batted in.

Erik Morrison (1/5, 2B), Matt West (1/4, 2B), Jared Bolden (1/5, 2B) and Tim Rodriguez (1/4, 2B) all doubled.

Lefty Glenn Swanson made his first appearance of the season, and he tossed 3.1 scoreless innings. The UC Irvine product gave up one hit and fanned two without walking a batter.

Player of the Game: CF David Paisano
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
3 2 3 0 0 2 0 0 .294


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