Minor League Roundup - 7/16
Greene has flashed his power this month
Greene has flashed his power this month
Posted Jul 17, 2008

The Frisco RoughRiders won in their last at-bat on Wednesday evening while Clinton slugger Jonathan Greene blasted his fifth home run of the month. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: PCL All-Stars 6 – (@) IL All-Stars 5

The PCL won the game with six runs in the top of the ninth inning.

Nelson Cruz, the lone RedHawks representative, played the entire game in centerfield and was 1-for-3 with a walk.

AA: Frisco 3 – San Antonio 2
W – Gonzalez (4-1)
17-8, 4.0 GU

Starter Derek Lee walked five batters in six innings, but three double plays helped him limit the Missions to two runs [one earned].

Majewski had a walkoff double.
Rehabbing Hank Blalock DHed and was 1-for-2 with a walk.

Second baseman Jose Vallejo singled twice and drove in a run in four at-bats.

Steve Murphy (1/3, 2B) hit his 26th double of the season.

Reliever J.B. Diaz allowed one hit in two scoreless innings. He walked one and struck out one. Diaz has surrendered just two hits while allowing zero runs in nine Double-A innings.

Left fielder Dustin Majewski (1/4, 2B) won the game in walkoff fashion with his two-RBI double in the bottom of the ninth. It was set up by singles from Harrison and Vallejo.

Player of the Game: LF Dustin Majewski
4 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 .294

A+: Bakersfield 7 – (@) Modesto 8 (13 innings)
L – Sattler (0-3)
HR – Gerrard (7)
10-16, 6.0 GB

Starting pitcher Omar Poveda allowed five runs – four earned – in five innings of work. He gave up five hits, walked three, and struck out three.

Gerrard went deep for the seventh time.
DH Chad Tracy (.279/.358/.424) led the team with four hits in six at-bats. He had two doubles, giving him 31 on the season.

Grant Gerrard (.285/.333/.450) was 3-for-6 with his seventh home run of the season.

Left fielder K.C. Herren went 3-for-6 with a double.

Marcus Lemon (.296/.395/.431), Renny Osuna (.412/.478/.463) and Ian Gac (.301/.369/.397) all singled twice in six at-bats. Osuna has now hit safely in 17 of his 19 games with Bakersfield. He already has 12 multi-hit games with the club.

Relievers Josh Giles and Jordan Stewart both hurled two innings of shutout ball.

Player of the Game: RF Grant Gerrard
6 2 3 0 1 2 0 1 .285

A: Clinton 6 – Fort Wayne 1
W – Turner (4-1)
HR – Greene (16), Santana (9)
13-13, 5.0 GB

Michael Main went two innings in his second start with the L-Kings, giving up one run on two hits. He walked two and fanned two.

Main sat in the 90-92 mph range with his fastball.
Relievers Jorge Quintero and Ryan Turner both tossed three innings of shutout relief. Turner was particularly impressive, recording four strikeouts in his outing.

Third baseman Jonathan Greene broke a 1-1 tie with his three-run homer in the sixth inning. He also had a sacrifice fly, giving him four RBI on the night.

DH Cristian Santana (1/3, HR, HBP) hit a solo home run, his ninth of the year.

Engel Beltre (3/4, 3B) and Mitch Moreland (1/4, 3B) both tripled while left fielder Tim Smith (2/4, 2B) doubled.

Second baseman Matt Lawson singled twice in four at-bats.

Chris Dennis tossed a perfect ninth inning, dropping his ERA to 1.53.

Player of the Game: 3B Jonathan Greene
3 1 1 0 1 4 0 1 .237

Nam has been a pleasant surprise for Spokane.
SSA: Spokane 2 – Yakima 8
L – Pimentel (2-1)
HR – Butler (3)
22-7, 5.0 GU

The Indians suffered a rare loss on Wednesday after Carlos Pimentel surrendered four earned runs in four innings of work. He walked three and struck out four.

DH Joey Butler was 2-for-4 with a walk and a home run, his second in as many nights.

Second baseman Jason Ogata (.274/.366/.347) singled three times in five at-bats.

Yoon-Hee Nam struck out six batters in two innings. He gave up one run on one hit.

Arizona State product Dustin Brader struck out two in two perfect innings of relief.

Player of the Game: DH Joey Butler
4 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 .389

'Macumba' had three hits on Wednesday.
RK: AZL Rangers 1 – (@) AZL Angels 7
L – Wieland (1-1)
10-9, 4.0 GB

Starting pitcher Joe Wieland (3.00 ERA/.212 BAA) allowed two runs in four innings of work. He struck out four without walking a batter.

Backstop Leonel De Los Santos was 3-for-4 with his second triple of the season.

Right fielder Erik Morrison (1/4, 2B) doubled for the team’s other extra-base hit.

Reliever Tanner Roark (0.73 ERA/.209 BAA) fanned two batters in a hitless inning of work out of the bullpen.

Player of the Game: C Leonel De Los Santos
4 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 .250

DSL: DSL Rangers1 0 – DSL Angels 4
L – Bermudez (2-2)
24-15, 2.0 GB

Starting pitcher Reinier Bermudez (3.42 ERA/.114 BAA) allowed three runs on three hits in 5 2/3 innings. He walked one and struck out six.

Miguel Munoz (3.38 ERA/.223 BAA) pitched in his first game with the DSL Rangers1 [he had been with the Rangers2 team] and didn’t allow a run or a hit in 1 1/3 innings. He walked one and fanned one.

Pepe Sibid punched out three in 1 2/3 hitless frames of relief.

Tomas Telis (1/4), Edwin Garcia (1/2, BB) and Edward Alfonzo (1/3) combined for the Rangers’ three hits on the day.

Player of the Game: RHP Pepe Sibid
1.2 0 0 0 0 3 0 7.20

DSL: DSL Rangers2 3 – (@) DSL Pirates 1
W – Soto (2-1)
SV – Alvarez (3)
16-23, 10.0 GB

Starter Eleno Soto (3.68 ERA/.254 BAA) allowed just one run in seven innings of work. He scattered seven hits and struck out four without walking a batter.

Alfredo Chalas (1/4, BB), Domingo Del Rosario (1/3, BB), Edward Ceballo (1/3, BB), Miguel Moreno (1/2, BB) and Alex Gonzalez (1/3, BB) all singled and walked.

Catcher Gilberto Guarucano had two singles in four trips.

Relievers Kelvin Borjas and Reynaldo Alvarez both struck out one in a hitless inning of relief.

Player of the Game: RHP Eleno Soto
7.0 7 1 1 0 4 0 3.68


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