Minor League Roundup - 5/25

The Hickory pitching tandem of Jake Brigham and Martin Perez combined to strike out 17 batters in a shutout on Monday afternoon. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma City 4 - (@) Reno 5
L - Corey (1-2)
HR - Gold (1)
18-24, 2.5 GB


The RedHawks suffered their third consecutive walkoff loss on Monday evening.

Starting pitcher Doug Mathis was pulled from the game—and he apparently was not injured—after giving up one run on five hits in 2.1 innings.

Lefty Mike Hinckley came on in relief and allowed two runs in 3.2 innings, walking none and striking out one.

First baseman Nate Gold had a huge night, going 3-for-5 with two doubles, a home run, and three RBIs.

Royce Huffman (2/3, 2B, BB) and Esteban German (2/4, 2B) both doubled once.

?Leadoff man Greg Golson was 1-for-5 with a triple, his second of the year.

Player of the Game: 1B Nate Gold
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
5 2 3 2 1 3 0 0 .200


AA: Frisco 5 - San Antonio 4
W - Moscoso (3-1)
SV - Garr (2)
HR - Frostad (1)
21-21, 2.0 GB


Guillermo Moscoso worked into the ninth inning, allowing three runs on four hits. He walked one and struck out a season-high 11 batters.

Moscoso actually took a shutout into the ninth, but he gave up a double, a single and a walk before being lifted for reliever Brennan Garr.

DH Emerson Frostad (1/3, HR, BB) belted his first home run since re-joining Frisco.

Second baseman Adam Fox was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs batted in.

Player of the Game: RHP Guillermo Moscoso
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
8.1 4 3 3 1 11 0 4.46


A+: Bakersfield 7 - Inland Empire 3
W - Gomez (2-3)
HR - Greene (4)
21-24, 7.0 GB


Kennil Gomez (5.20 ERA/.282 BAA) had his best outing of the season, as he allowed just one run over seven innings. He gave up four hits while walking four and striking out nine.

In 45 innings this season, Gomez has recorded 54 strikeouts. He had just 70 in 88 frames with Single-A Clinton last year.

Jonathan Greene (1/4, HR) hit a three-run homer, his fourth of the season.

Mitch Moreland (1/3, 2B, BB), Joey Butler (1/2, 2B, BB) and Cody Podraza (2/4, 2B) all doubled.

Player of the Game: RHP Kennil Gomez
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
7.0 4 1 1 4 9 1 5.20


A: Hickory 6 - (@) Hagerstown 0
W - Brigham (2-2)
SV - Perez (1)
23-21, 2.5 GB


Jake Brigham had been caught in a bit of a slump, but he came out on Monday and pitched five innings of shutout ball, allowing three hits, walking one, and striking out eight.

Not to be outdone, lefty Martin Perez surrendered four hits in four scoreless innings, walking two and striking out nine.

The talented duo combined to strike out a Hickory franchise record 17 batters in the game.

Shortstop Leury Garcia continued his impressive start with the Crawdads, as he went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs batted in.

David Paisano (1/5, 2B) and Mike Bianucci (2/4, 2B) also doubled.

Eric Fry (2/3, BB) and Zach Zaneski (2/4) both singled twice.

Player of the Game: RHP Jake Brigham
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
5.0 3 0 0 1 8 0 3.60


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