Class AAA Tacoma
Abraham Almonte tripled twice, but the Rainiers still dropped the finale of the road trip in El Paso, 6-4. Jesus Sucre added three hits. Lucas Luetge struggled, taking the loss, giving up three runs on four hits in one inning of work. The Rainiers are back at Cheney Stadium tonight, opening a series against the Reno Aces. Erasmo Ramirez will get the start.
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Class AA Jackson
The Generals took a 2-0 first inning lead, but couldn’t hold on in a 4-3 loss to Mobile. Ketel Marte had two triples and Patrick Kivlehan drove in two runs in the loss.
Class A High Desert
The Mavs rolled to a 6-1 win over Modesto. Jabari Henry led the attack, going 3-for-5 and driving in three runs. Tyler Marlette homered .
From the report: Henry has reached base safely in his last 14 games, including hits in 13 games, batting .379 (22×58) with 13 runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 triple, 3 home runs, 14 RBI and 7 walks. C Tyler Marlette has hit in 8 of his 9 games, batting .395
(17×43) with 10 runs scored, 4 doubles, 3 home runs, 10 RBI and 2 stolen bases.
Class A Clinton
The LumberKings used five walks, a single and a grand slam to score seven runs in the top of the ninth to pick up a 7-4 win over Cedar Rapids. Catcher Christian Carmichael belted the grand slam and also added a double.
Short A Everett
The Aqua Sox dropped their fifth straight game, falling to Hillsboro, 4-3 in the bottom of the 10th on a walk-off double by Tyler Baker. Austin Cousino had two hits and a stolen base. Wilton Martinez homered in the loss.
From the report: Cousino currently has a 10-game hit streak, batting .350 (14×40) with 9 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 2 RBI, 5 walks and 7 stolen bases. Overall this season he has hit safely in 13 of 14 games, batting .321 (18×56) with 11 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 1 home run, 3 RBI, 5 walks and 7 stolen bases
Rookie League Pulaski
The Mariners had 10 hits, but lost 5-3. Catcher Wayne Taylor had two hits and third baseman Yordi Calderon also had two hits. Starting pitcher Taylor Byrd struggled, lasting just 2 2/3 innings and giving up four runs on six hits.
Daniel Missaki was named the Appalachian League pitcher of the week. Missaki picked the the win in his only start this week, allowing only 2 hits and striking out a career-high 9 batters in a career-high 8.2 scoreless innings on June 26 at Bluefield. His 8.2 innings this season are the most by a pitcher in a “Rookie” league this season, while his 9 strikeouts are T1st in the Appalachian League this season in a single game.
Rookie League AZL Mariners
They had the day off.
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