Minor League Roundup - 4/13

Bakersfield dropped its game on Tuesday evening, but outfielder David Paisano collected three hits while Jake Brigham threw 5.1 scoreless innings. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma City 6 - Round Rock 0
W - Holland (1-0)
SV - Strop (2)
HR - Iribarren (1), Gentry (1)
3-3, 1.0 GB

RedHawks starting pitcher Derek Holland was masterful on Tuesday evening, working 7.2 innings of shutout ball. The lefty threw 98 pitches and scattered just four singles while walking one and punching out three.

Second baseman Hernan Iribarren was just 1-for-4 on the night, but he laced a two-run, inside-the-park homer to chase veteran starter Josh Banks from the game and break the scoreless tie in the seventh.

Craig Gentry, who was 2-for-4, later added a solo homer of his own in the eighth.

Esteban German (1/3, BB), Justin Smoak (1/2, 2 BB) and Andy Jenkins (2/4, 2B) all reached multiple times.

Reliever Pedro Strop helped finish off the four-hit shutout by retiring all four batters he faced, getting one strikeout. Strop threw 10 of his 13 pitches for strikes.

Player of the Game: LHP Derek Holland
7.2 4 0 0 1 3 0 0.66

AA: Frisco 1 - Springfield 8
L - Beavan (0-1)
2-3, 1.0 GB

The RoughRiders gave up four home runs on Tuesday afternoon, but there were plenty of positive things from pitchers Blake Beavan and Tanner Scheppers.

Beavan worked five innings, allowing three runs on five hits. He walked one and struck out three.

Scheppers gave up a solo home run in two innings of relief work, but that was the only baserunner he surrendered. The fireballing righty fanned three without issuing a walk.

At the plate, second baseman Matt Lawson rebounded from a rough day by going 3-for-4 with his third double of the young season.

DH Renny Osuna was also productive, getting a double, an RBI and a sacrifice bunt.

Joey Butler singled once and walked once in four trips.

Player of the Game: 2B Matt Lawson
4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 .368

A+: Bakersfield 1 - Stockton 5
L - Hamburger (0-1)
3-1, 0.5 GU

With the Frisco RoughRiders short on outfield depth, right fielder David Paisano may be making a push for the promotion.

The Venezuela native continued his excellent start on Tuesday, going 3-for-4 with a triple and his second stolen base. Through his first four games, Paisano is 8-for-15 with two doubles and a triple.

Starting pitcher Jake Brigham was finally able to make his first start of the season, and although he battled some control issues, he kept the Ports off the board.

Brigham pitched 5.1 scoreless frames, giving up just three hits. He walked four and struck out five.

Mark Hamburger suffered the loss in his first Cal League outing. The tall righty gave up three runs [two earned] in two-thirds of an inning.

Shortstop Davis Stoneburner (1/4, 2B) and second baseman Erik Morrison (1/4, 2B) both doubled.

Former Rangers farmhand Dan Sattler worked a scoreless ninth inning for Stockton, striking out the side.

Player of the Game: RF David Paisano
4 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 .533

A: Hickory 4 - (@) Asheville 9
L - Bell (0-1)
3-3, 1.0 GB

Joe Wieland's second start of the season was even better than his first. The right-hander hurled five scoreless innings, allowing only three hits [all singles]. He walked just one while striking out five.

In his first two starts, he has allowed just one run in 10 innings of work, walking two and fanning seven.

Left fielder Cristian Santana belted his first homer of the year, a solo shot, off University of Houston product Wes Musick in the second inning. He also singled later in the contest.

Right fielder Miguel Velazquez and DH Jared Prince both went 1-for-4 with a double.

Shortstop Leury Garcia raised his batting average to .350 with three singles in five at-bats.

Lefty Chad Bell struggled in his second professional outing, yielding two runs on two hits and a walk in just two-thirds of an inning.

Andrew Doyle was hit hard in 1.2 innings of relief work. He allowed six runs on seven hits, including two doubles and a home run.

Player of the Game: RHP Joe Wieland
5.0 3 0 0 1 5 0 0.90

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