Minor League Roundup - 7/28

The Spokane Indians won in blowout fashion on Tuesday night while the Blaze continued their recent struggles. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma City 2 - (@) Albuquerque 6
L - Corey (4-5)
HR - Boggs (2)
53-49, 2.5 GB


The RedHawks dropped a game to the streaking and first-place Albuquerque Isotopes on Tuesday night.

Making the spot-start for Guillermo Moscoso, who was recalled to the Rangers, Bryan Corey allowed four runs in five innings pitched.

Leadoff hitter Julio Borbon (.312/.373/.397) was 4-for-5 with his seventh triple of the season. He also stole his 24th base in 30 attempts.

Brandon Boggs was 2-for-4 with a solo home run, his fourth at Triple-A.

Royce Huffman (2/3, 2B, BB), Justin Smoak (1/3, 2B, BB) and Joaquin Arias (2/3, 2B) all doubled.

The two-bagger gives Arias seven extra-base hits in his last six games.

Chris Davis returned to the lineup at DH, going 0-for-4 with a strikeout.

Neftali Feliz worked a perfect ninth inning on just eight pitches.

Player of the Game: CF Julio Borbon
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
5 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 .312


AA: Frisco 4 - Midland 5
L - Strop (3-4)
HR - Gentry (8)
17-14, 0.5 GU


Kasey Kiker threw 95 pitches [60 strikes] in five innings on Tuesday, allowing just two hits. However, he walked four batters and gave up a homer, which led to three runs. Kiker fanned seven.

THe southpaw also picked off a pair of runners at first base.

Craig Gentry (.304/.376/.440) was 2-for-5 with a solo home run, his career-high eighth of the year.

Marcus Lemon (2/4, 3B) tripled while John Whittleman (2/4, 2B) doubled.

First baseman Chad Tracy singled twice and was plunked once in four trips.

Reliever Thomas Diamond fanned two in 1.2 shutout frames, dropping his ERA to 2.80.

Lefty Corey Young struck out both of the batters he faced.

Player of the Game: CF Craig Gentry
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
5 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 .304


A+: Bakersfield 4 - Visalia 9
L - Hyatt (1-2)
15-18, 11.0 GB


Jared Hyatt left the game after he coughed up five runs on five hits in just one inning of work.

Third baseman Jonathan Greene (.254/.330/.454) was 2-for-3 with a double, two walks, and two runs batted in.

David Paisano (2/5, 2B), Ian Gac (2/5, 2B) and Matt Lawson (1/4, 2B) also doubled.

Davis Stoneburner, Mauro Gomez, and Jose Felix all singled twice.

Reliever Hector Nelo pitched four scoreless innings, giving up two hits and two walks.

Player of the Game: 3B Jonathan Greene
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
3 1 2 1 0 2 2 1 .254


A: Hickory - Augusta - Suspended (Rain)
17-13, 0.5 GB


Tuesday's game was suspended in the fourth inning. It will be made up on Wednesday afternoon as part of a doubleheader.

SSA: Spokane 10 - Eugene 3
W - Tullis (2-0)
HR - Velazquez (5), Zaneski (1)
14-24, 10.0 GB


Braden Tullis just keeps on trucking. The right-hander tossed five scoreless innings, lowering his earned-run average to 1.89. He walked four and struck out four.

Slugging right fielder Miguel Velazquez (.295/.341/.538) was 3-for-5 with a double, a home run, and three RBIs.

Catcher Zach Zaneski (2/3, 2B, HR, BB) also doubled and homered.

Denny Duron (3/4, 2B) and Aja Barto (1/5, 2B) both hit two-baggers.

First baseman Clark Murphy singled once, walked once, and drove home a pair of runs.

Player of the Game: RF Miguel Velazquez
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
5 1 3 1 1 3 0 0 .295


AZL: AZL Rangers - OFF
1-1, 1.0 GB


The AZL Rangers took Tuesday off.

DSL: DSL Rangers1 3 - DSL Rangers2 10
L - Herrera (1-3)
11-35, 24.0 GB


Hector Herrera struggled with control on Tuesday, walking five batters and striking out zero in four innings. He gave up four runs, three of which were earned.

Catcher Carlos Oropeza was 2-for-3 with his second double of the season.

Johan Santa (2/3, BB), Miguel Moreno (1/3, BB) and Edward Ceballo (1/4) had the team's other four hits.

Player of the Game: C Carlos Oropeza
AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K AVG
3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .254


DSL: DSL Rangers2 10 - (@) DSL Rangers1 3
W - Rojas (7-0)
35-11, 9.5 GU


Randol Rojas remained unbeaten on the season, improving to 7-0, after he surrendered just one run on two hits in five innings. The right-hander walked three and struck out five.

Robert Morillo (1/5, 3B) and Jose Mateo (1/3, 3B, 2 BB) both tripled while Teodoro Martinez (1/4, 2B, BB) and Santiago Chirino (2/5, 2B) doubled.

Second baseman Oduber Herrera singled twice and walked once.

Player of the Game: RHP Randol Rojas
IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
5.0 2 1 1 3 5 0 0.96




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