Minor League Roundup - 5/20

Martin Perez was outstanding for Hickory on Wednesday, allowing just one earned run in five innings. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma City - OFF

The RedHawks get a rare two days off in mid-season. They'll travel to Las Vegas for a series that begins on Thursday evening.

AA: Frisco 2 - Midland 5
L - Poveda (4-3)

Omar Poveda allowed five runs on nine hits over 6.1 innings, walking none and striking out three.

Thomas Diamond had a strong outing, striking out three and allowing no runs or hits in 1.2 innings.

Leadoff hitter Craig Gentry (1/4, 2B) had Frisco's only extra-base hit of the day.

Player of the Game: RHP Thomas Diamond
1.2 0 0 0 1 3 0 5.40

A+: Bakersfield 5 - (@) Stockton 4
W - Phillips (1-1)
SV - Lueke (1)
HR - Butler (4), Beltre (2), Podraza (1)

Kennil Gomez had a bit of a rough outing, as he allowed four runs on eight hits in five innings. He did strike out eight batters without issuing a base on balls.

Gomez was picked up by his bullpen and offense in a big way.

Centerfielder Engel Beltre was 2-for-3 with a home run and a walk.

Joey Butler (1/4, HR) and Cody Podraza (1/3, HR) also chipped in with solo round-trippers.

Catcher Elio Sarmiento was 2-for-4 with his second double of the season.

Left-handed reliever Zach Phillips struck out four in three perfect innings.

Josh Lueke fanned one in a perfect inning.

The bullpen combined to retire all five batters they faced, striking out five.

Player of the Game: LHP Zach Phillips
3.0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1.88

A: Hickory 2 - Delmarva 6
L - Brigham (1-2)

Martin Perez (2.70 ERA/.209 BAA) yielded two runs—one earned—in five innings pitched. He scattered six hits while walking two and striking out five.

Right-hander Jake Brigham appears to be in a slump. He surrendered three runs in three innings, giving up four hits and walking three.

Michael Hollander (2/4, 2B), Mike Bianucci (1/3, 2B, BB) and Doug Hogan (1/3, 2B, BB) all doubled.

Left fielder Tim Rodriguez singled twice in four at-bats.

Player of the Game: LHP Martin Perez
5.0 6 2 1 2 5 0 2.70


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