Minor League Roundup - 9/3

John Mayberry

The 2007 season came to a bittersweet end for both Oklahoma and Bakersfield on Monday, as the clubs failed to qualify for the playoffs in their respective leagues. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's action in the minor leagues.

AAA: Oklahoma 7 – (@) Albuquerque 9
L – Bumstead (0-2)
HR – Diaz (14)
71-72, 3.0 GB


The RedHawks finished up their 2007 season with a loss on Monday, dropping them to below .500.

Starter Derek Lee allowed six runs on 10 hits in five innings, walking two and striking out two.

Designated hitter Victor Diaz (.321/.371/.546) was 2-for-4 with a home run – his 14th – and a walk.

Freddy Guzman (2/4, 2B, BB), Tim Hulett (2/5), and Kevin Mahar (2/4) also had two hits apiece.

Kevin West (1/4) and Adam Fox (1/3, BB) each doubled.

Player of the game: DH Victor Diaz
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 1 2 0 1 1 1 2 .321


AA: Frisco 4 – (@) Midland 8
L – Chenard (3-8)
38-32, 4.5 GB


The Texas League's first-half champs ended their 2007 regular season on Monday evening in Midland.

Kenneth Chenard got the start and surrendered six runs over five innings of work.

Right fielder John Mayberry (.241/.307/.453 finished on a strong note with a pair of doubles in four at bats.

Salomon Manriquez singled twice in four trips.

Right-hander Brennan Garr gave up two unearned runs on a hit and three walks in two innings.

Player of the game: RF John Mayberry
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 1 2 2 0 2 0 0 .241


A+: Bakersfield 5 – (@) San Jose 2
W – Walker (9-13)
SV – Diaz (1)
HR – Harrison (6), Fasano (4)
28-42, 15.0 GB


Bakersfield ended their season on a high note with a 5-2 victory over the San Jose Giants.

Starting pitcher Andy Walker (4.99 ERA/.290 BAA) got his ERA just under five after yielding only two runs in 7 2/3 innings. He gave up seven hits, walked one, and struck out 10.

Right fielder Ben Harrison (.240/.305/.367) was 3-for-4 with a solo home run.

Jim Fasano (2/4) followed Harrison's home run with a solo shot of his own in the top of the third inning.

Backstop Max Ramirez (2/5) and shortstop Elvis Andrus (1/3, BB) each reached base twice. Elvis finished the season with a .300 batting average at Bakersfield.

Player of the game: RHP Ace Walker
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
7.2 7 2 2 1 10 1 4.99


Chad Tracy hit his 14th home run.
A: Clinton 5 – Burlington 7
L – Slusarz (1-7)
HR – Tracy (14)
29-41, 11.0 GB


Beau Jones walked three batters and allowed one run on two hits in 1 2/3 frames in his start on Monday. The southpaw struck out two.

DH Chad Tracy (.250/.320/.409) was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI.

First baseman Chris Kemp (3/4, 2B) and shortstop Marcus Lemon (2/4, 2B, 3B, BB) also had multiple hits.

Jose Vallejo singled and stole his 47th base while K.C. Herren knocked his 12th triple of the 2007 campaign.

Player of the game: DH Chad Tracy
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 1 2 0 1 2 0 0 .250


SSA: Spokane 0 – Yakima 5
L – Tatusko (3-7)
32-41, 3.5 GB


Leadoff hitter Engel Beltre recorded his first multi-hit game with Spokane, as he singled twice in four at bats.

Cristian Santana and Tim Smith each doubled for their only hit of the game.

Starter Ryan Tatusko yielded three runs on eight hits in three innings. He walked none and struck out two.

Player of the game: CF Engel Beltre
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .200


RK: AZL Rangers – Season Over
12-16, 7.0 GB


DSL: San Pedro Rangers – Season Over
35-34, 17.0 GB


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