Minor League Roundup - 7/7

Freddy Guzman reached base three times

The Dominican Summer League Rangers went off on Saturday afternoon, as they scored 12 runs on 18 hits in the normally pitching-heavy league. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma 3 – Nashville 11
L – Wood (7-2)
44-44, 2.5 GB


Mike Wood was hammered for eight runs, seven earned, on 11 hits in five innings on Saturday. He walked a pair and struck out three.

Leadoff hitter Freddy Guzman (.264/.340/.365) was 2-for-3 with a walk and a home run, his fourth of the season. He also stole his 30th base.

First baseman Nate Gold singled and drive in two runs.

Player of the game: CF Freddy Guzman
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
3 2 2 0 1 1 1 1 .264


AA: Frisco 0 – (@) Springfield 3
L – Volquez (7-1)
10-6, 0.5 GU


One day after Luis Mendoza dropped his first game of the season, Edinson Volquez lost his first Double-A decision as well. The righty went seven innings, yielding three runs on five hits. He struck out seven without issuing a walk.

Third baseman Adam Fox and centerfielder Brandon Boggs each singled twice while first baseman Emerson Frostad was 1-for-3 with a double.

Jorge Vasquez and Danny Herrera each threw one scoreless inning.

Player of the game: RHP Edinson Volquez
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
6.0 5 3 3 0 7 1 3.86


A+: Bakersfield 3 – (@) Modesto 4
L – Bay (3-7)
6-11, 3.0 GB


Bear Bay (4.77 ERA/.267 BAA) returned from the disabled list to throw four solid innings. He allowed one run while giving up five hits, walking two, and striking out four.

Third baseman Chris Davis (.304/.346/.576) extended his hitting streak to 27 games with a single. He also drew a walk.

Second baseman Micah Furtado (1/3, 2B, BB) had the team's only extra base hit, a double.

Player of the game: RHP Ronald Bay
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
4.0 5 1 1 2 4 0 4.77


A: Clinton 6 – (@) Burlington 3
W – Haar (1-0)
SV – Dennis (1)
HR – Heafner (1)
7-9, 2.5 GB


Starting pitcher Jeremiah Haar (1.61 ERA/.250 BAA) permitted just two runs – one earned – on six hits in six innings. He walked one and struck out four.

Leadoff hitter Marcus Lemon (3/5, 2B) and first baseman Mauro Gomez (3/5) each had three hits.

Third baseman Jay Heafner, filling in for John Whittleman while he's at the Futures Game, was 2-for-4 with a home run.

Second baseman Jose Vallejo singled twice and stole his 23rd base.

Chris Dennis threw a perfect inning for his first save with the LumberKings.

Player of the game: RHP Jeremiah Haar
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
6.0 6 2 1 1 4 1 1.61


SSA: Spokane 2 – (@) Yakima 8
L – Ueno (0-1)
9-10, 3.0 GU


Making his second professional start, Ryan Tatusko scattered seven hits in five innings, giving up two runs. He walked two and didn't strike out a batter.

Left fielder Steve Marquardt was 1-for-2 with a double and Victor Barrios doubled for his only hit in four at-bats.

Player of the game: RHP Ryan Tatusko
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
5.0 7 2 2 2 0 1 2.93


RK: AZL Rangers 4 – (@) AZL Padres 12
L – Font (0-1)
6-7, 4.0 GB


First baseman Michael Ortiz (.357/.378/.500) was 3-for-4 with a triple and two runs batted in.

Second baseman Matt West was just 1-for-5, but he also hit a triple, his second of the young season.

Left fielder Eric Fry (.341/.408/.477) singled twice in five trips.

Starter Wilmer Font yielded four runs in 3 2/3 innings, but just two were earned. He allowed four hits while walking one and striking out four.

Player of the game: 1B Michael Ortiz
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 1 3 0 0 2 0 0 .357


DSL: San Pedro Rangers 12 – (@) San Pedro White Sox 3
W – Mendoza (2-2)
HR – Moreno (2), Valdez (2)


The Dominican Rangers busted out for 12 runs on 18 hits on Saturday afternoon.

Second baseman Stanly Vizcaino (.284/.337/.370) was a perfect 3-for-3 with a double and two runs batted in.

First baseman Alberto Puello (.321/.406/.444) also had three hits, going 3-for-5.

Designated hitter Jairo Valdez (.350/.371/.533) and third baseman Miguel Moreno (.167/.245/.333) each singled and homered in the game.

Catcher Leonel De Los Santos (2/4, 2B) and shortstop Jorge Inirio (2/4, 2B, BB) both singled and doubled.

Starter Anyenil Mendoza (2.35 ERA/.174 BAA) allowed just one earned run on three hits in five innings. He walked two and struck out two.

Relievers Amaury Sepulveda (2 IP), Cristian Zapata (1 IP), and Jhoan Quintero (1 IP) didn't allow an earned run to cross the plate.

Player of the game: DH Jairo Valdez
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
6 2 2 0 1 2 0 1 .350


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