Minor League Roundup - 5/31
Gentry had a double and a home run
Gentry had a double and a home run
LoneStarDugout.com
Posted Jun 2, 2009


Craig Gentry capped off an outstanding month on Sunday, as he had a double and a home run. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma City 3 - Albuquerque 8
L - Feliz (2-3)


Neftali Feliz needed 85 pitches to complete just four innings on Sunday. He gave up four hits and walked four, but he was able to limit the damage, allowing only two runs.

Casey Benjamin (2/4, 2B), Royce Huffman (1/4, 2B) and Nate Gold (1/4, 2B) all doubled once.

Greg Golson hit his fourth triple of the year.

Player of the Game: SS Casey Benjamin
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 .235


AA: Frisco 5 - (@) Northwest Arkansas 6
L - Garr (1-2)
HR - Gentry (3)


Craig Gentry continued to play well back at home in Northwest Arkansas, going 3-for-4 with a double, a home run, and a base on balls. He capped off an outstanding May, in which he batted .315 with 14 extra-base hits and 10 stolen bases in 10 attempts.

Michael Schalct returned from the disabled list and gave up five runs on eight hits in three innings, walking one and striking out one.

Lefty Beau Jones was outstanding in long relief, giving up a hit and a walk in three shutout frames. He struck out three.

Mitch Moreland (2/4, 2 2B) hit a pair of doubles and drove home a pair of runs.

Marcus Lemon (1/3, BB) and Guilder Rodriguez (1/3, BB) both singled and walked.

Player of the Game: CF Craig Gentry
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
4 2 3 1 1 1 1 0 .264


A+: Bakersfield 2 - (@) Visalia 3
L - Gomez (2-4)
HR - Butler (6)


Kennil Gomez gave up three runs -- just one earned -- in 6.1 innings on Sunday. He yielded four hits while walking three and striking out six.

Right fielder Joey Butler was 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning.

Mauro Gomez (1/4, 2B) smacked his 16th double.

Southpaw Corey Young retired all five batters he faced, striking out three.

Young has been as good as advertised in Bakersfield. In 23.2 innings, he has surrendered 17 hits while walking eight and striking out 26. Left-handers are batting .077 against him.

Player of the Game: RHP Kennil Gomez
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
6.1 4 3 1 3 6 0 4.73


A: Hickory 7 - Hagerstown 1
W - Pimentel (3-2)
HR - Kaase (4)


Carlos Pimentel (2.45 ERA/.256 BAA in May) allowed just one run in five innings, finishing off a strong month.

Leadoff man Jake Kaase was 2-for-3 with a home run and a free pass.

Mike Hollander (2/4, 2B) doubled for the team’s other extra-base hit.

Erik Morrison (2/4) singled twice while Matt West (1/2, 2 BB) reached three times.

Relievers Wilmer Font (1 IP), Fabio Castillo (2 IP) and Trevor Hurley (1 IP) all tossed scoreless relief.

Player of the Game: RHP Carlos Pimentel
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
5.0 4 1 1 2 4 0 3.02


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