With the live draft blogs, I’ve been slacking a little on the minor league reports. So we’ll get those going again and find some consistency as the players like to say.
Class AAA Tacoma
The Rainiers went 0-for-11 with runners in scoring position in a 7-2 loss to Albuquerque at Cheney Stadium. Xavier Avery led off the game with a solo home run and had three hits in the game. Xavier Nady and Jesus Sucre each had two hits. Right-hander Jordan Pries threw 6 2/3 innings, giving up three runs on six hits with a walk and seven strikeouts. The Isotopes line-up had old friends Trayvon Robinson (2 hits, 2 RBI, Alex Liddi (solo home run) and Carlos Triunfel (3-for-4, RBI) in it.
- Here’s some video of Jabari Blash making a nice catch.
Class AA Jackson
The Generals gave up eight runs over the final five innings to lose 9-3 to Birmingham. Jackson had 11 hits inthe game. John Hicks went 3-for-4 with a double and two stolen bases for Jackson. Forrest Snow got the start and pitched 5 2/3 innigns, giving up five runs (four earned) on eight hits with three strikeouts.
- Here’s video of Ketel Marte’s two-run double.
- Here’s a nice feature on Patrick Kivlehan from Josh Lemons of the Jackson Sun.
- Generals’ broadcaster Chris Harris has his weekly column.
Class A High Desert
The Mavericks lost their fourth straight game and sixth straight road game, falling 5-1 at Stockton. Travis Witherspoon homered and Tyler Smith went 3-for-4 with a double and a stolen base in the loss. Tyler Pike worked five innings, giving up three runs on four hits with three walks and eight strikeouts.
Class A Clinton
The LumberKings were rained out. They will play a doubleheader today.
Game notes … 6.8.14 Clinton notes
[do action=”custom_iframe” url=”http://www.scribd.com/embeds/228653947/content?start_page=1&view_mode=scroll&access_key=key-qszF3XelFZIxFxvV1psG&show_recommendations=true” data-auto-height=”false” data-aspect-ratio=”0.7729220222793488″ scrolling=”no” id=”doc_20220″ width=”100%” height=”600″ frameborder=”0″” width=”630″ height=”500″ scrolling=””/]