Ji-Man Choi was activated from the suspended list and sent to Class AA Jackson. Choi started the season with Tacoma and will likely head back there soon. But with Logan Morrison rehabbing in Tacoma, there was no place for him to play. He was in the line-up for this afternoon’s game in Jackson and batting fourth.
Mickey Wiswall was optioned to Class A Pulaski to make room.
Class AAA Tacoma
The Rainiers got a lead-off homer from Abraham Almonte and a late homer from Humberto Quintero, but it wasn’t enough in a 3-2 loss to the Albuquerque Isotopes. Former Mariner Trayvon Robinson had a tw0-run double for the Topes. Logan Morrison had two hits and two walks in the game.
Here’s video of Almonte’s dinger.
Taijuan Walker is starting tonight in Memphis.
Class AA Jackson
The Generals banged out 17 hits in a 8-6 win over Birmingham, helping Victor Sanchez notch his second win of the season. Sanchez pitched 6 2/3 innings, giving up two runs on five hits with a walk and five strikeouts. Dario Pizzano and Patrick Kivlehan each drove in three runs in the game.
Here’s video of Pizzano’s two-run home run.
From the report: SS Ketel Marte currently has a 13-game hit streak, batting .333 (19×57) with 9 runs scored, 5 doubles, 1 triple, 8 RBI, 1 walk and 2 stolen bases
Class A High Desert
The Mavs ended their six-game losing skid with a 4-3 win over the Stockton Ports. Tim Lopes homered and drove in another run in the win. Gabby Guerrero and Travis Witherspoon had two hits each.
Class A Clinton
The LumberKings were swept in a double header, losing the first game, 4-1, and falling in the second game, 8-5. Austin Wilson hit his ninth homer of the season to provide the only runs in game one. In game two, Justin Seager had a two-run double and Jack Reinheimer added a RBI double.