Minor League Roundup - 6/25

Bakersfield third baseman Jonathan Greene had a big night on Thursday, hitting a double and two home runs. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma City 3 - Round Rock 1
W - Moscoso (2-0)
SV - Madrigal (7)
35-37, 1.5 GB


Guillermo Moscoso tossed five scoreless innings, giving up just two hits on Thursday night. He fanned two without issuing a walk.

DH Max Ramirez (2/3, 2 2B, BB) doubled twice while Steve Murphy (2/4, 2B) singled once and doubled once.

First baseman Royce Huffman singled twice in four at-bats.

Making his first relief appearance, right-hander Neftali Feliz allowed one run in two innings. He struck out two.

Warner Madrigal hurled a scoreless ninth for his seventh Triple-A save.

Player of the Game: RHP Guillermo Moscoso
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
5.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0.82


AA: Frisco 1 - Midland 8
L - Jones (2-4)
0-2, 2.0 GB


The rehabbing Dustin Nippert pitched four shutout innings, allowing only one hit and one walk. In his last three appearances, Nippert has combined to pitch nine scoreless innings.

The game broke wide open when Beau Jones came in for the fifth and yielded seven runs on six hits and three walks in just one-third of an inning.

Frisco was going up against former Rangers prospect Daniel Haigwood, who was making his first start as a member of the A's organization. The southpaw didn't record a strikeout in five innings, but he held the RoughRiders to just one run.

Mitch Moreland (1/5, 2B) and Manny Pina (1/5, 2B) both doubled.

Third baseman John Whittleman was 0-for-1 with three walks.

Justin Smoak (2/4, BB), Chad Tracy (2/4, BB) and Renny Osuna (2/4) all singled twice.

Player of the Game: RHP Dustin Nippert
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
4.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 2.84


A+: Bakersfield 6 - (@) High Desert 3
W - Bleier (5-4)
SV - Reed (9)
HR - Greene (9, 10), Lawson (8)
1-0, 0.0 GU


Richard Bleier gave up 11 hits in 6.2 innings on Thursday, but he somehow managed to limit High Desert to just two earned runs. The southpaw fanned seven without walking a batter.

Third baseman Jonathan Greene (.250/.326/.445) was 3-for-4 with a double, two home runs, and four runs batted in.

Matt Lawson (1/4, HR) added a solo home run in the fifth inning.

Leadoff man Davis Stoneburner singled twice in four at-bats.

Relief pitchers Corey Young (1.1 IP) and Evan Reed (1 IP) finished it off with scoreless ball. Both pitchers struck out two.

Player of the Game: 3B Jonathan Greene
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 2 3 1 2 4 0 1 .250


A: Hickory 6 - Kannapolis 5
W - Tufts (3-1)
HR - Santana (3)
1-0, 0.0 GB


Neil Ramirez struggled once again, yielding four runs in 4.1 innings. He gave up six hits and walked three. The right-hander didn't record a strikeout.

?Carlos Pimentel fanned five in 3.2 innings. He allowed just one unearned run.

Right fielder Mike Bianucci singled in all four of his plate appearances.

Cristian Santana (2/4, HR) hit a solo home run, his third of the season.

Michael Hollander (1/4, 2B), Erik Morrison (1/4, 2B) and Leonel De Los Santos (1/4, 2B) all doubled.

Jared Bolden and Leury Garcia both singled twice in four trips.

Player of the Game: RF Mike Bianucci
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 0 4 0 0 2 0 0 .349


SSA: Spokane 1 - (@) Everett 12
L - Ross (1-1)
HR - DiFazio (2)
?3-3, 2.0 GB


Robbie Ross struck out six batters in five innings, but he surrendered four runs on eight hits.

Kevin Castner's second professional outing was a bit rough. He gave up five earned runs in one-third of an inning despite giving up no hits. He walked two and plunked three.

Catcher Vin DiFazio (1/3, HR) went yard for the second consecutive night.

Jared Prince (2/4, 2B) and Edward Martinez (1/4, 2B) both doubled.

Right fielder Miguel Alfonzo singled twice in four at-bats.

Player of the Game: C Vin DiFazio
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
3 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 .333


AZL: AZL Rangers 7 - (@) AZL Dodgers 5
W - Wilkins (1-0)
3-1, 0.0 GU


Carlos Melo's first state-side start was less than desirable. He allowed three runs on seven hits in three innings, walking one and striking out one.

Right-hander Bobby Wilkins hurled three scoreless innings, giving up only one hit.

Right fielder Miguel Velazquez was 3-for-5 with two triples and three runs batted in.

Second baseman Vicente Cafardo was 2-for-2 with two doubles and two walks. I don't know who Cafardo is.

Michael Ortiz (2/4, 3B, BB) had one triple.

Player of the Game: RF Miguel Velazquez
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
5 2 3 0 0 3 0 1 .429


DSL: DSL Rangers1 6 - DSL Astros 10
L - Urbina (0-1)
HR - Payano (1)
4-17, 12.5 GB


Left-hander Leonel Gil pitched four hitless innings, walking one and striking out four.

Jose Mateo (2/4, 2 2B, BB) doubled twice while Jairo Valdez (2/5, 2B) had one double.

Shortstop Junior Payano was 2-for-3 with a solo home run and two walks.

Player of the Game: LHP Leonel Gil
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
4.0 0 0 0 1 4 0 1.42


DSL: DSL Rangers2 4 - (@) DSL Braves 2
W - Peralta (2-2)
SV - Sibid (1)
17-5, 4.5 GU


Denny Peralta earned his second victory of the season, pitching five innings and surrendering one run in four hits.

Lefty Miguel De Los Santos allowed one run and walked three in 2.1 scoreless innings. He struck out five, giving him 38 punchouts in 14.2 innings.

Third baseman Alfredo Chalas was 2-for-4 with his first two doubles of the season.

Oduber Herrera was 1-for-4 with a double. The shortstop made three errors, giving him 19 on the year.

Teodoro Martinez singled once in four at-bats. He also stole his 19th base.

Player of the Game: LHP Miguel De Los Santos
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
2.1 1 0 0 3 5 0 0.61


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