Minor League Roundup - 6/21
Harrison has been a workhorse in AAA
Harrison has been a workhorse in AAA
LoneStarDugout.com
Posted Jun 23, 2008


Pitching prospects Matt Harrison and Tommy Hunter each chipped in with eight strong innings on Saturday evening. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma 8 – Round Rock 2
W – Harrison (2-1)
HR – Mayberry (9)


Matt Harrison (4.00 ERA/.277 BAA in 27 Triple-A innings) went eight frames for the second time in as many starts. The left-hander, who threw 110 pitches, allowed two runs on five hits. He walked two and struck out five.

Left fielder John Mayberry fell a triple short of the cycle, as he was 3-for-4 with a double and a home run.

DH Chris Davis was 3-for-4 with an opposite-field triple and a walk.

Right fielder Nelson Cruz was just 1-for-4 with a double, but he knocked in three runs.

Rehabbing first baseman Hank Blalock (2/3) and his late-inning replacement, Nate Gold (2/2), both singled twice.

Former Ranger hurler Nick Regilio appeared for the Express and tossed two scoreless innings.

Player of the Game: LHP Matt Harrison
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
8.0 5 2 2 2 5 1 4.00


AA: Frisco 6 – Corpus Christi 2
W – Hunter (3-2)


Tommy Hunter’s (4.27 ERA/.282 BAA) was nearly identical to Matt Harrison’s in Triple-A. The right-hander went eight innings, throwing 112 pitches, and gave up two runs (one earned) on six hits. Hunter walked two and struck out four.

DH Ben Harrison had Frisco’s only extra-base hit of the game. He was 2-for-4 with a double. Harrison also had a steal of home – it was his 14th steal of the season.

Adam Fox (2/4) and Corey Ragsdale (2/4) both singled twice while Dustin Majewski singled and walked.

Player of the Game: RHP Tommy Hunter
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
8.0 6 2 1 2 4 0 4.27


A+: Bakersfield 5 – Modesto 8
L – Poveda (0-1)


With the game time temperature at 104 degrees, Bakersfield starter Omar Poveda came out firing with three scoreless innings. But he would allow seven total runs in the next two, leaving him with seven runs – five earned – surrendered in five innings. Poveda struck out seven without walking a batter.

Shortstop Marcus Lemon (.304/.421/.408) had a huge day, going a perfect 5-for-5 at the plate with a pair of runs batted in.

J.T. Restko (2/5) singled twice while John Whittleman (1/2, 2 BB) singled and walked twice.

Player of the Game: SS Marcus Lemon
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
5 1 5 0 0 2 0 0 .304


A: Clinton 2 – (@) Kane County 4
L – Gomez (8-2)


Kennil Gomez yielded three runs in six innings on Saturday. He gave up five hits and struck out five without giving up a walk.

DH Renny Osuna was 2-for-3 with a walk and his 21st double of the season.

Catcher Carlos Dominguez (1/4, 3B) hit his first triple.

Matt Lawson (1/3, BB) and Mitch Moreland (1/3, BB) both singled and walked.

Player of the Game: DH Renny Osuna
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
3 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 .363


SSA: Spokane 5 – Everett 2
W – Boscan (2-0)
SV – Schlecht (1)
HR – Paisano (1)


Wilfredo Boscan (2.57 ERA/.280 BAA) was impressive in his first start of the season, giving up two runs – one earned – over five innings of work. The righty allowed four hits, walked one, and struck out four.

He posted a solid 7:2 groundout-to-flyout ratio on Saturday. Boscan had an extremely impressive 3.76:1 ratio with the DSL Rangers last summer.

Centerfielder David Paisano was 1-for-4 with a three-run homer in the fourth inning.

Right fielder Joey Butler (2/3, BB) singled twice and drew a free pass.

Yoon-Hee Nam (3 IP) and Ryan Schlecht (1 IP) tossed scoreless ball out of the bullpen.

Player of the Game: RHP Wilfredo Boscan
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
5.0 4 2 1 1 4 0 2.57


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