Minor League Roundup - 8/13
Davis has 31 total home runs
Davis has 31 total home runs
LoneStarDugout.com
Posted Aug 14, 2007


Third baseman Chris Davis continued to pound the ball, as he hit two more home runs on Monday night, giving him seven in just 13 Double-A contests. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma 2 – Iowa 10
L – Tejeda (1-3)
HR – West (8)
59-61, 4.0 GB


The I-Cubs finished off a dominating four-game sweep of the RedHawks on Monday night with a 10-2 victory.

Erratic starter Robinson Tejeda gave up seven runs – six earned – on four hits and four walks in just two innings. He threw 61 pitches with just 32 landing within the strike zone.

DH Desi Relaford, who has multiple hits in each of his last four games, was 3-for-3 with a base on balls.

Left fielder Kevin West (.277/.344/.427) went 2-for-4 with a home run, his eighth of the season.

CF Freddy Guzman hit his sixth triple for his only hit in five trips.

Player of the game: LF Kevin West
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 .277


AA: Frisco 7 – Wichita 3
W – Shoemaker (4-2)
HR – Davis (6, 7), Webster (7)
28-21, 0.0 GB


Kameron Loe struggled in his rehab start, walking five batters in only three innings. He gave up three runs with two of them being earned.

However, third baseman Chris Davis (.386/.462/.932 in 13 Double-A games) smashed his sixth and seventh home runs, giving him 31 on the season. The 21-year-old also doubled and walked.

Taylor Teagarden raised his Double-A average to .404 with two hits – including a walk – in three official at-bats.

Leadoff hitter Anthony Webster (.284/.324/.420) was 2-for-5 with a round-tripper.

Scott Shoemaker picked up the victory with four one-hit, scoreless innings while Bill White and Jesse Ingram each hurled hitless innings of their own.

Player of the game: 3B Chris Davis
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
3 3 3 1 2 4 1 0 .386


A+: Bakersfield 1 – (@) High Desert 6
L – Walker (6-13)
20-30, 10.5 GB


Leadoff man Craig Gentry upped his High-A average to .290 with a pair of singles and a walk in four plate appearances.

Starting pitcher Ace Walker struggled, yielding six runs on eight hits in only 5 1/3 innings.

Kevin Altman was excellent in relief of Walker, as he struck out five in 2 2/3 scoreless frames.

Right fielder Ben Harrison reached the Mendoza Line once again with a double while catcher Brian Valichka was 1-for-3 with a triple.

Player of the game: RHP Kevin Altman
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
2.2 2 0 0 0 5 0 5.05


A: Clinton 2 – South Bend 6
L – Lueke (0-3)
21-29, 10.5 GB


Michael Kirkman walked four batters and yielded five hits in four innings, but he allowed only two runs.

Centerfielder David Paisano was the only L-King with multiple hits, as he was 2-for-4 with the team’s lone run batted in.

Jared Hyatt, who was recently sent from Bakersfield to Clinton, fanned three in two shutout innings.

Player of the game: CF David Paisano
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .203


SSA: Spokane 5 – Tri-City 6
L – Falcon (4-2)
HR – Greene (10)
24-29, 0.5 GU


Designated hitter Jonathan Greene smacked his tenth home run of the season on Monday night. He also singled and drove in three runs.

Matt Lawson (2/5) and Renny Osuna (2/5, 2B) also had multiple hits while Eric Fry (1/3, 2B, BB) and Kevin Gossage (1/4, 2B) hit two-baggers.

Player of the game: DH Jonathan Greene
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
5 1 2 0 1 3 0 0 .279


RK: AZL Rangers 7 – (@) AZL Mariners 11
L – Henry (0-2)
7-7, 3.5 GB


The AZL Rangers produced seven runs on 13 hits on Monday evening, but the pitching was unable to hold the Mariners at bay.

Right-hander Ben Henry started and allowed four runs, three earned, in four innings. He walked two and punched out four.

Bobby Wilkins then made his first appearance since July 21. The San Diego native didn’t give up a hit in his one inning, but he allowed two walks, leading to two earned runs.

Offensively, every starter except DH Johan Yan reached base via walk or hit at least two times.

Engel Beltre (2/4, 2B, BB), Julio Gonzalez (3/5, 2B), Matt West (2/4, 2B), and Kyle Murphy (2/5) all had at least two base hits.

Player of the game: CF Engel Beltre
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 0 2 1 0 2 1 0 .261


DSL: San Pedro Rangers 11 – San Pedro Angels 5
W – Rojas (1-2)


Playing in their first game since August 9, the AZL Rangers improved their season record to 32-28 on Monday.

The offense was led by the middle of the order, including CF Ariel Ventura (3/5, 2B), 1B Alberto Puello (2/4, 2B, BB), DH Jairo Valdez (2/5), and 2B Alejandro Selen (2/4, 2 2B).

Left fielder Guillermo Pimentel also had a solid day, going 2-for-3 with a double and a base on balls.

Player of the game: 2B Alejandro Selen
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 1 2 2 0 3 0 2 .277


DSL: San Pedro Rangers 6 – San Pedro White Sox 2 (7 innings/Game 2)
W – De La Cruz (1-0)
SV – Ortiz (7)


Centerfielder Ariel Ventura (.277/.372/.368) was a perfect 3-for-3 with a double and two runs batted in.

First baseman Roan Salas was just as good, as he went 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles.

Tiny southpaw Joseph Ortiz earned his seventh save with two strikeouts in two shutout innings.

Player of the game: CF Ariel Ventura
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
3 1 3 1 0 2 0 0 .277




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