Minor League Roundup - 5/17

Michael Main pitched his best game of the season on Sunday afternoon, giving up just two runs in six innings. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma City 1 - Tacoma 9
L - Hunter (1-2)
?15-20, 2.5 GB


Tommy Hunter allowed nine runs on 10 hits in 6.2 innings on Sunday afternoon. He walked three and struck out two.

Left fielder Brandon Boggs (2/4, 2B) had the club's only extra-base hit.

Greg Golson (3/4) singled three times while Royce Huffman (2/4) had two base hits in four at-bats.

A.J. Murray (1.1 IP) and Brian Gordon (1 IP) combined for scoreless relief to end the game.

Player of the Game: RF Greg Golson
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 .283


AA: Frisco - OFF
16-18, 3.0 GB


Frisco got a scheduled day off on Sunday.

A+: Bakersfield 8 - (@) Visalia 2
W - Main (3-4)
HR - Gomez (6)
16-21, 9.0 GB


Michael Main turned in his best start of the season, surrendering just two runs over six innings. Main spread out six hits while walking four and striking out four.

DH Mauro Gomez (.308/.377/.561) went 2-for-4 with a home run and a walk.

Jonathan Greene (2/4, 2B) and Engel Beltre (1/5, 2B) both doubled.

Matt Lawson (2/4), Renny Osuna (2/5) and Elio Sarmiento (3/4) all singled multiple times.

Reliever Josh Lueke struck out four batters in two scoreless innings. He allowed one hit.

Evan Reed finished off the victory with a shutout frame. He gave up one hit and struck out one.

Player of the Game: RHP Michael Main
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
6.0 6 2 2 4 4 0 7.32


A: Hickory 2 - Lake County 9
L - Springston (2-4)
?18-18, 2.5 GB


Starting pitcher Cliff Springston was roughed up on Sunday, allowing seven runs -- four earned -- in three innings of work.

Tyler Tufts did an excellent job in long relief, as he gave up just one run in three innings. He struck out two without issuing a walk.

Catcher Doug Hogan went 1-for-3 with a walk and two RBIs, driving home both of Hickory's runs.

Matt Nevarez fanned one in a scoreless inning, lowering his ERA to 1.64.

Player of the Game: RHP Tyler Tufts
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
3.0 3 1 1 0 2 0 2.01


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