Minor League Roundup - 9/4

The Frisco RoughRiders got a clutch complete-game performance from Omar Poveda on Friday while Mauro Gomez socked four extra-base hits for Bakersfield. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma City 3 - (@) Memphis 5
L - Benson (4-5)
68-72


Kris Benson pitched an eight-inning complete game on 120 pitches, allowing five runs on 12 hits. He walked two and fanned five.

Left fielder Jared Bolden was the only RedHawks hitter with multiple hits. He singled twice in four at-bats.

Catcher Zach Zaneski singled once, walked once, and drove home a run.

Centerfielder Greg Golson was 1-for-4 with his 17th double of the season.

Player of the Game: LF Jared Bolden
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .333


AA: Frisco 4 - Corpus Christi 1
W - Poveda (11-5)
38-29


Omar Poveda (4.14 ERA/.263 BAA) wrapped up a solid season with one of the best starts of his professional career on Friday.

The 21-year-old hurler tossed a nine-inning complete game on only 106 pitches. He yielded one run on six hits, walking zero and striking out seven.

Leadoff hitter Marcus Lemon was 3-for-4 with his fifth triple of the season.

Renny Osuna (1/3, 2B) and Chad Tracy (1/1, 2B, 2 BB) both doubled once.

Player of the Game: RHP Omar Poveda
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
9.0 6 1 1 0 7 0 4.14


A+: Bakersfield 15 - Rancho Cucamonga 9
W - Tatusko (7-6)
HR - Gomez (26, 27), Gac (21), Bianucci (12)
38-29


Mauro Gomez didn't hit for the cycle on Friday—he did one better.

The slugging DH had four hits, but none of them were singles. He went 4-for-5 with a double, a triple, two home runs, four runs scored, and five runs batted in.

Ian Gac didn't hit a single either. He was 3-for-4 with two doubles, a home run, and a base on balls.

Left fielder Mike Bianucci was 1-for-3 with a three-run jack and a walk.

Matt Lawson (3/5, 2B), Davis Stoneburner (2/5, 2B) and Joey Butler (2/5, 2B) all doubled.

The top six hitters in the Bakersfield batting order combined for 11 extra-base hits.

Starting pitcher Ryan Tatusko allowed six runs—four earned—on seven hits in 5.2 innings, but the offensive explosion allowed him to pick up his seventh victory of the season.

Player of the Game: DH Mauro Gomez
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
5 4 4 1 2 5 0 1 .284


A: Hickory 2 - (@) Kannapolis 1 (10 innings)
W - Quintero (3-0)
29-38


Wilfredo Boscan didn't record a strikeout in six innings, but it didn't matter. He limited the Kannapolis lineup to only one run on four hits. He walked zero.

Mike Hollander (2/4, BB) and Aja Barto (2/4) both singled twice. With a lack of outfielders left in Hickory, Hollander has been forced to play left field while Barto patrolled center.

Relievers Andrew Doyle (1 IP) and Jorge Quintero (3 IP) both worked scoreless relief.

Player of the Game: RHP Wilfredo Boscan
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
6.0 4 1 1 0 0 0 3.59


SSA: Spokane 3 - Yakima 0
W - Tullis (4-3)
SV - Ocampo (3)
HR - Telis (1)
36-37


Braden Tullis capped off his debut season with another strong outing. He tossed five scoreless frames, giving up four hits, walking one, and striking out five.

Designated hitter Tomas Telis was 2-for-4 with a double and a solo home run.

Edward Martinez (2/3, 2B, BB) and Jared Prince (1/4, 2B) both doubled.

First baseman Michael Ortiz singled and walked in four plate appearances.

Relief pitchers Joseph Ortiz and Kyle Ocampo both worked two scoreless innings to close out the game.

Since the beginning of August, Ocampo has yielded one run on five hits in 14.2 innings, walking four and striking out 15.

Player of the Game: RHP Braden Tullis
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
5.0 4 0 0 1 5 0 3.04


AZL: AZL Rangers - SEASON OVER
12-16, 4.5 GB


The AZL Rangers failed to quality for the Arizona League playoffs.

DSL: DSL Rangers1 - SEASON OVER
18-45, 29.5 GB


The DSL Rangers1 failed to qualify for the Dominican Summer League playoffs.

DSL: DSL Rangers2 - SEASON OVER
47-15, 9.0 GU


After winning the division, the DSL Rangers2 got a bye in the first round of the playoffs, but they were swept in the best-of-three Dominican Summer League semifinal series.



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