Minor League Roundup - 7/12

Pitchers Guillermo Moscoso and Kasey Kiker tossed gems for the Triple- and Double-A clubs on Sunday evening, while the Bakersfield Blaze offense came through with 12 runs. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma City 7 - Iowa 3
W - Moscoso (3-1)
SV - Eyre (1)
HR - Arias (2)
44-45, 1.0 GB


Guillermo Moscoso (1.04 ERA/.178 BAA) continued to dominate since his promotion to Triple-A. The right-hander went six innings, allowing one run on five hits. He fanned six without walking a batter.

The RedHawks tagged Texas A&M product Casey Fossum for seven runs on ten hits in 2.1 innings.

Left fielder Royce Huffman (3/4, 2 2B) and second baseman Jose Vallejo (3/4, 3B) both had three hits.

Julio Borbon (.300/.369/.390) singled twice and stole his 23rd base of the season.

Chris Davis and Greg Golson both singled twice in four at-bats.

Player of the Game: RHP Guillermo Moscoso
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
6.0 5 1 1 0 6 0 1.04


AA: Frisco 4 - Arkansas 3 (10 innings)
W - Vaughan (2-0)
10-6, 2.0 GU


Starter Kasey Kiker yielded one run in six innings. He gave up only four hits while walking two and striking out six. Over his last four starters, Kiker has surrendered just one earned run in 25 innings, leading to a 0.36 earned-run average.

Leadoff hitter Craig Gentry (.308/.377/.437) was 3-for-5 with his 18th double of the season.

Manny Pina (1/4, 2B, BB) and Marcus Lemon (2/4, 2B) also doubled.

Brennan Garr hurled two scoreless frames, dropping his ERA to 3.65.

Player of the Game: LHP Kasey Kiker
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
6.0 4 1 1 2 6 0 2.70


A+: Bakersfield 12 - (@) Stockton 3
W - Hyatt (1-0)
9-8, 5.0 GB


Starter Jared Hyatt struggled a bit early on, but he ended up yielding just three runs in seven strong innings. He walked one and fanned a season-high nine batters.

Shortstop Davis Stoneburner (.276/.340/.391) was 4-for-5 with a pair of doubles, giving him 20 two-baggers on the season.

Elio Sarmiento (3/4, 2B, BB), Matt Lawson (1/3, 2B, BB), Jonathan Greene (1/3, 2B) and Ian Gac (1/2, 2B) all doubled once.

Corner infielder Mauro Gomez had three base hits in five at-bats.

Ryan Falcon (2.14 ERA/.229 BAA) fanned four in two perfect innings out of the bullpen.

Player of the Game: SS Davis Stoneburner
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
5 2 4 2 0 2 0 0 .276


A: Hickory - OFF
10-6, 1.5 GB


The Crawdads were off on Sunday.

SSA: Spokane - (@) Eugene - PPD (Rain)
9-13, 5.5 GB


The Indians and Emeralds will play a doubleheader on Monday night.

AZL: AZL Rangers 8 - AZL Royals 4
W - Schrom (1-0)
9-9, 2.0 GB


Young starting pitcher Richard Alvarez allowed two unearend runs in three innings, giving up two hits, walking one, and striking out three.

Big righty Jared Schrom (0.96 ERA/.270 BAA) hurled three scoreless innings, striking out three. The Stephen F. Austin product has given up just one run in 9.1 frames this season.

Left fielder Edward Alfonzo (1/3, 3B, BB) tripled and drove in three runs.

Carlos Dominguez (3/4, 2B) and Santo De Jesus (1/2, 2B, 2 BB) both doubled.

Leadoff hitter Alex Gonzalez singled twice in four at-bats.

Player of the Game: LF Edward Alfonzo
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
3 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 .163


DSL: DSL Rangers1 4 - (@) DSL Rangers2 9
L - De Jesus (0-6)
9-25, 16.0 GB


Starting pitcher Jorge De Jesus' ERA now sits at 34.71 after he gave up six earned runs on four hits and three walks in two-thirds of an inning on Sunday.

Gerson Cuevas (2 IP), Ramon Taveras (1 IP), Kelvin Gomez (1 IP), and Jonathan Rojas (1 IP) finished the game on a positive note, as all threw scoreless relief.

Right fielder Jose Mateo singled twice and walked once in four plate appearances.

Centerfielder Luis Cabrera was 1-for-4 with his first triple of the season.

Player of the Game: RF Jose Mateo
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
3 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 .282


DSL: DSL Rangers2 9 - DSL Rangers1 4
W - Polanco (5-1)
25-9


Starter Luis Polanco was excellent, allowing two runs (one earned) in five innings of work.

Omar Beltre, now 27 years old, pitched in his first game of the year, tossing a scoreless inning and allowing one hit.

Leadoff hitter Teodoro Martinez was 3-for-3 with two runs batted in.

Esdras Abreu went 2-for-3 with a double and a base on balls.

Second baseman Santiago Chirino (.248/.340/.306) singled twice and walked once.

Player of the Game: RHP Luis Polanco
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
5.0 3 2 1 2 2 0 1.76


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