Minor League Roundup - 7/25

The Hickory Crawdads generally win with great pitching, but they relied on a powerful offensive attack on Saturday evening. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma City 5 - Nashville 8
L - Feliz (4-6)
51-48, 1.5 GB


Starter Josh Rupe allowed four runs on nine hits in five innings, walking one and striking out five.

Right fielder Greg Golson tripled in his only plate appearance. It was his seventh three-bagger of the year.

Kevin Richardson singled twice in four at-bats.

Sidearming lefty A.J. Murray punched out one in a perfect inning.

Neftali Feliz struck out five batters in two innings, but he gave up two runs on three hits and two walks.

Player of the Game: RF Greg Golson
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .275


AA: Frisco 3 - (@) Corpus Christi 5
L - Diaz (3-1)
HR - Lemon (1)
16-12, 2.5 GU


Blake Beavan turned in what is becoming a classic Blake Beavan start on Saturday. He pitched seven innings, scattering eight singles. He yielded two unearned runs while striking out three and walking zero.

Second baseman Marcus Lemon was 1-for-4 with a solo home run, his first of the season.

John Whittleman (1/4, 2B) hit his 21st double.

Dustin Majewski singled twice in four at-bats.

Player of the Game: RHP Blake Beavan
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
7.0 8 2 0 0 3 0 4.69


A+: Bakersfield 0 - (@) Modesto 11
L - Gomez (3-9)
14-16, 10.0 GB


Kennil Gomez had yet another rough start on Saturday, raising his ERA to 5.81. He allowed seven runs on eight hits in just four innings pitched.

Gomez walked just one batter, but he uncorked four wild pitches and plunked two batters.

Elio Sarmiento was 1-for-4 with his ninth double.

Joey Butler singled twice in four at-bats.

Player of the Game: RF Joey Butler
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .255


A: Hickory 10 - Rome 9
W - Castillo (2-4)
HR - Morrison (17), De Los Santos (3)
16-12, 1.0 GB


Catcher Leonel De Los Santos (.269/.296/.366) was 2-for-4 with his third home run of the season.

Erik Morrison (1/5, HR) also homered, hitting his 17th.

David Paisano (1/4, 2B, BB), Andres James (2/4, 2B), Cristian Santana (1/5, 2B) and Matt West (1/2, 2B, 2 BB) all doubled.

Second baseman Michael Hollander had two singles and three RBIs in five at-bats.

Carlos Pimentel got the start and yielded three runs (two earned) in four innings. His control was unusually spotty, as he walked three and fanned just one.

Joe Wieland pitched out of the bullpen, surrendering a solo home run in one inning of work.

Player of the Game: C Leonel De Los Santos
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 1 2 0 1 2 0 0 .269


SSA: Spokane - (@) Vancouver - Suspended (Rain)
12-22, 10.5 GB


The game will be picked up on Sunday afternoon, where they'll practically play a doubleheader.

AZL: AZL Rangers 2 - AZL Mariners 7
L - Rijo (2-4)
HR - Telis (1)
13-15, 4.0 GB


Inconsistent starter Ezequiel Rijo gave up six runs (five earned) on nine hits in 4.1 innings.

Daniel Rodriguez (1.2 IP), Jared Schrom (1 IP) and Jose Monegro (1 IP) all pitched scoreless relief.

Backstop Tomas Telis (.319/.327/.429) belted his first home run of the season for his only hit in four at-bats. Telis also had one home run in the Dominican Summer League last season.

Shortstop Edwin Garcia raised his batting average to .316 with two singles in four at-bats.

Player of the Game: C Tomas Telis
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 .319


DSL: DSL Rangers1 - OFF
11-32, 22.5 GB


The DSL Rangers1 got Saturday off.

DSL: DSL Rangers2 5 - DSL Red Sox 4
W - De Los Santos (1-1)
34-10, 9.0 GU


Denny Peralta had an outstanding start against the Red Sox, giving up one hit in six innings. He permitted only three hits while walking two and striking out eight.

Left fielder Esdras Abreu got back over the Mendoza line with three singles in four at-bats.

Alfredo Chalas was 2-for-3 with a pair of walks.

Closer Miguel De Los Santos earned the victory by fanning two in 1.1 scoreless innings.

Player of the Game: RHP Denny Peralta
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
6.0 3 1 1 2 8 0 3.07




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