Here is today’s Mariner minor-league report.
Good for Forrest Snow, who had gotten off to a rough start for Tacoma but worked six strong innings in the Rainiers’ 2-1 win over Sacramento last night. Sean Henn got the win with three scoreless innings of relief, in which he struck out four. Trayvon Robinson drove in the winning run with a sac fly in the 10th inning. Chih-Hsien Chiang, who came with Robinson in the Erik Bedard trade, had three hits to raise his average to .342
Mike Carp, who is with the Rainiers on a rehab assignment went 0-for-4 with a strikeout, and is hitting .167 (4-for-24) with six strikeouts.
Jackson lost 3-2 to Mississippi, but it looks like Felix’s big brother, Moises Hernandez, is off to a good start. He’s appeared in three games, pitching 4 2/3 innings and allowing just two hits and no runs, walking one and striking out four. Moises, who had shoulder surgery in 2008 and missed the entire 2008 and 2010 seasons, had a 6.25 ERA in 40 games for Jackson last year.
For High Desert, Julio Morban had four hits in an 8-6 loss to raise his average to .400. Mike McGee’s hitting .423, Stefen Romero .411, Jack Marder .371 and Brad Miller .340, but as always, take any and all averages from the High Desert team with a grain of salt. It’s a distinct hitters’ league. The Mavericks’ team average is .322 after 13 games.
Clinton, on the other hand, has a team average of .216.