Minor League Roundup - 4/25
Chris Davis hit his fifth home run of the season
Chris Davis hit his fifth home run of the season
Posted Apr 26, 2007

Infielders German Duran and Chris Davis each hit their second home run in as many days on Wednesday. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the organization's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma – OFF

The RedHawks (9-10) had a day off on Wednesday. They return home to face the New Orleans Zephyrs on Thursday evening. Josh Rupe (1-2, 4.24) is the scheduled starter for OKC.

AA: Frisco 5 – (@) San Antonio 8
L – Galarraga (1-2)
HR – Manriquez (4), Duran (3)

Frisco starter Armando Galarraga (5.66 ERA/.275 BAA) gave up seven runs on five hits in only four innings on Wednesday. The right-hander walked four, struck out four, and allowed three home runs.

Second baseman German Duran (.327/.362/.582) was 1-for-3 with a monster home run and a walk.

Catcher Salomon Manriquez (.276/.333/.690) also went 1-for-3 with a long ball and a free pass.

Travis Metcalf went 2-for-4 with his fourth double of the season.

Cal State Fullerton product Kenneth Chenard (2.08 ERA/.200 BAA) did not allow a run in two innings. Chenard gave up two hits, walked two, and fanned three.

Player of the game: C Salomon Manriquez
3 2 1 0 1 2 1 2 .276

A+: Bakersfield 5 – (@) Visalia 2
W – Bay (2-1)
SV – Shoemaker (1) HR – Davis (5)

The Bakersfield Blaze stopped a nine-game losing streak on Wednesday behind a solid effort from starting pitcher Bear Bay.

Bay (3.31 ERA/.258 BAA) yielded a pair of runs in 5 1/3 innings. The native Texan gave up six hits while walking one and punching out six.

Righty Scott Shoemaker, who was acquired for Daniel Haigwood last week, picked up the save with 3 2/3 innings of scoreless relief.

Left fielder Brandon Boggs had three hits – including two doubles – in four at-bats.

Third baseman Chris Davis (.215/.264/.538) was 1-for-3 with a walk and a home run. Ten of Davis’ 14 hits this season have gone for extra bases, with five leaving the park.

Right fielder Truan Mehl (2/4) and catcher Brian Valichka (2/4, 2B) each had two hits.

Player of the game: RHP Scott Shoemaker
3.2 3 0 0 0 2 0 0.00

A: Clinton – OFF

The L-Kings enjoyed a scheduled off day. The division-leading LumberKings return home to face the 7-11 Great Lakes Loons on Thursday. Lefty Glenn Swanson is scheduled to pitch for Clinton.

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