Minor League Roundup - 6/29

The AZL Rangers got an all-around effort on Monday evening, getting a home run from Miguel Velazquez and five scoreless innings from Ezequiel Rijo. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma City 1 - (@) Nashville 11
L - Rupe (1-5)
37-39, 1.5 GB


Josh Rupe was shelled for nine runs (eight earned) in 4.1 innings on Monday evening. He surrendered three home runs.

First baseman Emerson Frostad (2/4, 2B) and third baseman Esteban German (1/3, 2B) both doubled.

Left-hander A.J. Murray (1.27 ERA/.255 BAA) pitched 2.2 scoreless frames, striking out four.

Player of the Game: LHP A.J. Murray
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
2.2 1 0 0 0 4 0 1.27


AA: Frisco 5 - Corpus Christi 4
W - Strop (1-3)
SV - Vaughan (2)
2-4, 2.0 GB


Tanner Roark didn't factor in the decision on Monday, but he held Corpus Christi two just one run on three hits in six innings. The Illinois native wakled two and struck out four.

Rehabbing DH Josh Hamilton was 1-for-4 with a walk, an RBI, and a stolen base.

Craig Gentry (1/3, BB) and Mitch Moreland (1/3, BB) also singled once and walked once.

Third baseman Renny Osuna was 2-for-3 with a free pass.

Player of the Game: RHP Tanner Roark
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
6.0 3 1 1 2 4 0 4.58


A+: Bakersfield 4 - Visalia 5
L - Gomez (2-7)
HR - Greene (11)
2-3, 2.0 GB


Starting pitcher Kennil Gomez allowed five runs on eight hits and four walks in 6.2 innings. He struck out just two.

Third baseman Jonathan Greene (.323/.360/.591 in June) was 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs. The round-tripper was his sixth of the ninth and his fourth in eight games.

Shortstop Jake Kaase was 1-for-5 with a double.

Relievers Dustin Brader (1.1 IP) and Beau Jones (1 IP) both struck out two and allowed no runs or hits. The appearances was Jones' first in High-A since last season.

Player of the Game: 3B Jonathan Greene
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 1 2 0 1 3 0 1 .257


A: Hickory - OFF
2-2, 1.5 GB


The Crawdads were off on Monday. They travel to Maryland to face the Delmarva Shorebirds on Tuesday evening.

SSA: Spokane 6 - Tri-City 11
L - Ocampo (0-1)
HR - Solis (1)
?3-7, 5.0 GB


Kyle Ocampo had another rough outing, permitting seven runs on seven hits in 4.2 innings. He walked two and struck out three.

Third baseman Emmanuel Solis provided some offense, going 2-for-3 with a walk and a solo home run.

Vin DiFazio (1/2, 2B, BB) and Jared Prince (1/4, 2B) both doubled and drove in two runs.

Player of the Game: 3B Emmanuel Solis
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
3 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 .188


AZL: AZL Rangers 5 - (@) AZL Indians 1
W - Rijo (2-0)
HR - Velazquez (1)
5-1, 1.5 GU


Starting pitcher Ezequiel Rijo walked three and struck out just one in five innings, but he kept the Indians off the board. The right-hander scattered five singles.

Centerfielder Miguel Velazquez was 2-for-4 with a two-run homer in the first inning.

First baseman Michael Ortiz (2/4, 2B) singled once and doubled once.

Guillermo Pimentel batted leadoff and belted his second triple.

Relievers Jared Schrom, Justin Jamison, and Justin Miller all had identical lines: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K.

DSL: DSL Rangers1 - OFF
5-19, 14.5 GB


The DSL Rangers1 got Monday off.

DSL: DSL Rangers2 11 - (@) DSL Astros 5
W - Munoz (3-1)
HR - Abreu (1), Mota (1)
20-5, 6.0 GU


Right fielder Ramon Mota had a huge day offensively, going 2-for-3 with a triple, a home run, and five runs batted in.

Left fielder Esdras Abreu (1/4, HR) belted his first professional home run.

Teodoro Martinez (2/5), Oduber Herrera (2/4) and Jhonny Gomez (2/4, BB) all singled twice.

Starting pitcher Miguel Munoz yielded three runs on seven hits in five innings, earning his third victory in four decisions.

Relievers Francisco Mendoza and Miguel De Los Santos both struck out the side in hitless, scoreless innings.

De Los Santos now has 41 strikeouts in 15.2 innings.

Player of the Game: RF Ramon Mota
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
3 1 2 0 1 5 0 0 .254


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