Minor League Roundup - 6/9

Blake Beavan pitched eight strong innings on Tuesday night, extending a string of seven consecutive starts in which he has pitched at least six innings. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma City 4 - (@) Albuquerque 2
W - Ramirez (3-4)
SV - Madrigal (4)
27-31, 0.0 GU

The RedHawks moved into a three-way tie for first place in their four-team division after Tuesday's victory.

Elizardo Ramirez moved back into the rotation, and he pitched admirably, giving up just one run on four hits in six innings. He fanned seven while walking just one.

Julio Borbon (2/4, 2B, BB), Joaquin Arias (2/5, 2B) and Emerson Frostad (2/4, 2B) all singled once and doubled once.

Borbon has 10 hits in his last four games, and he is now batting .304 on the season with 19 walks and 20 strikeouts in 237 at-bats.

DH Max Ramirez came off the disabled list and singled once in five at-bats. He had one run batted in.

Relievers A.J. Murray and Brian Gordon both tossed hitless, scoreless innings.

Player of the Game: RHP Elizardo Ramirez
6.0 4 1 1 1 7 0 4.11

AA: Frisco - OFF
25-29, 7.0 GB

The RoughRiders got Tuesday off. They travel to San Antonio on Wednesday evening.

A+: Bakersfield 5 - San Jose 3
W - Beavan (5-4)
SV - Reed (4)
HR - Gac (10)
27-31, 8.5 GB

Blake Beavan pitched eight innings on Tuesday, giving up three runs on four hits. He walked two and struck out six.

Beavan has now worked at least six innings in each of his last seven starts. He yielded just one run on two hits through his first seven innings on Tuesday.

Shortstop Davis Stoneburner (2/3, 2B) and DH Mauro Gomez (2/3, 2B, BB) both doubled.

First baseman Ian Gac was 1-for-4 with yet another home run. He has 10 for the season, but five in his last five contests.

Leadoff man Matt Lawson singled once and walked twice.

Relievers Corey Young (0.1 IP) and Evan Reed (0.2 IP) closed out the game.

Player of the Game: RHP Blake Beavan
8.0 4 3 3 2 6 0 4.30

A: Hickory 7 - Kannapolis 2
W - Wieland (1-0)
SV - Castillo (1)
28-28, 5.0 GB

Joe Wieland had the longest outing of his short season on Tuesday, going 5.2 innings. He yielded two runs on four hits, walking one and striking out two.

The Crawdads scored seven runs on 12 hits, but they didn't have an extra-base knock.

Michael Hollander (2/4), Mike Bianucci (2/4), Tim Rodriguez (2/4) and Leury Garcia (2/3) all singled twice.

Matt West singled once and walked once in four plate appearances.

Fabio Castillo (1.42 ERA/.240 BAA) hurled 3.1 scoreless innings. He has yet to surrender a home run in 38.0 frames this season.

Player of the Game: RHP Joe Wieland
5.2 4 2 2 1 2 0 2.63

DSL: DSL Rangers1 - OFF
3-5, 2.5 GB

The DSL Rangers1 club took Tuesday off.

DSL: DSL Rangers2 10 - (@) DSL Astros 1
W - Munoz (1-0)
6-3, 1.0 GU

Left-handed starter Luis Parra allowed one run on three innings, giving up two hits, walking two, and striking out four.

Cleanup hitter Jhonny Gomez was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, and four runs batted in. He has walked in seven consecutive games.

Oduber Herrera (1/3, 2B, 2 BB) and Johan Santa (1/5, 2B) both doubled.

Third baseman Alfredo Chalas was 2-for-4 with a walk and two runs batted in.

Teodoro Martinez singled once, walked once, and swiped his seventh base.

Relievers Miguel Munoz, Carlos Ramirez and Tim Stanford all pitched two shutout innings to close out the victory.

Player of the Game: 1B Jhonny Gomez
3 1 2 1 0 4 1 0 .308


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