Minor League Roundup - 8/7

Nate Gold hit two home runs for OKC

Oklahoma first baseman Nate Gold went deep twice on Tuesday while Arizona Rangers southpaw Yoon-Hee Nam helped carry his club to a win with three hitless innings. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma 7 – (@) Sacramento 3
W – Tejeda (1-2)
HR – Gold (16, 17)
578-57, 3.0 GB


First baseman Nate Gold went deep twice, driving in four runs in the game. He also worked a walk.

Starter Robinson Tejeda threw 101 pitches in five innings, surrendering two runs on five hits. He walked three and struck out eight.

Randy Williams followed with two hitless innings while Scott Feldman added one later in the game.

Left fielder Freddy Guzman singled twice in five at-bats.

Centerfielder David Murphy was 1-for-4 with two strikeouts in his RedHawks debut.

Player of the game: 1B Nate Gold
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
3 3 2 0 2 4 1 0 .289


AA: Frisco – OFF
24-19, 0.0 GB


A+: Bakersfield – Visalia (PPD)
18-26, 10.0 GB


A: Clinton 2 – West Michigan 5
L – Hollis (1-5)
19-25, 7.5 GB


Beau Jones surrendered two runs on four hits in 2 2/3 innings in his first start since joining the Rangers organization. The lefty walked two and struck out three.

Designated hitter Mauro Gomez singled, doubled, and walked while centerfielder David Paisano singled twice in four at-bats.

Jon Hollis was stuck with the loss despite allowing only one run in 3 2/3 innings.

Player of the game: DH Mauro Gomez
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
3 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 .274


SSA: Spokane 4 – Salem-Keizer 14
L – Brigham (4-3)
HR – Gac (12), Smith (2)
20-27, 2.5 GB


Jacob Brigham was hammered four nine runs – five earned – on 10 hits in only 4 2/3 innings on Tuesday. He walked three without issuing a free pass.

Third baseman Kenny Smith led the team with two hits, including his second home run of the season.

First baseman Ian Gac also hit a home run while centerfielder Luke Salas – recently promoted from the AZL Rangers – tripled for his only hit in four at-bats.

Player of the game: 3B Kenneth Smith
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 1 2 0 1 2 0 0 .268


RK: AZL Rangers 5 – AZL Royals 7 (7 innings/Game 1)
L – Bumstead (0-1)


Lefty Geuris Grullon allowed one run in two innings, giving up one hit and fanning two.

CF Engel Beltre (2/5), LF R.J. Anderson (2/5, 2B), 1B Michael Ortiz (2/3, BB), and DH Reece Creswell (2/4) all had multiple hits.

Catcher Cristian Santana went 1-for-1 with two walks while shortstop Jake Kaase was 1-for-3 with a double and a walk.

Player of the game: 1B Michael Ortiz
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
3 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 .284


RK: AZL Rangers 8 – (@) AZL Royals 2 (7 innings/Game 2)
W – Nam (4-1)
5-4, 1.5 GB


Starting pitcher Ben Henry surrendered two runs – one earned – in three innings of work. He allowed two hits, walked four, and struck out five.

CF Engel Beltre, 3B Emmanuel Solis, and 2B Julio Gonzalez all singled twice.

Left-hander Yoon-Hee Nam hurled three hitless innings, walking none and fanning two.

Player of the game: LHP Yoon-Hee Nam
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
3.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.88


DSL: San Pedro Rangers 6 – (@) San Pedro Braves 2 (10 innings)
W – Rosendo (5-2)


Kelvin Borjas gave up nine hits in only five innings, but he surrendered just one run on Tuesday. He walked one and struck out three.

First baseman Juvenal Lara led the team with two hits – including a double – in four at-bats.

Ender Rosendo earned the victory with three scoreless innings, permitting two hits and issuing two walks.

Player of the game: RHP Ender Rosendo
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
3.0 2 0 0 2 1 0 3.05


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