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August 5, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Mariners minor league report, August 5 — Walker struggles in Albuquerque

Here is today’s Mariners’ minor league round-up, which offers the team’s official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores. There are also game results on all of the organization’s minor league affiliates that were in action.

Class AAA Tacoma

Taijuan Walker struggled in Albuquerque, giving up eight runs on eight hits  with a homer in 2 1/3 innings pitched. He’s not the first pitcher to struggled in the altitude of Isotopes Stadium. Old friend Carlos Triunfel hit a grand slam off of Walker. . The Rainiers lost 12-5.   Ji-Man Choi, Nate Tenbrink and Leury Bonilla with two hits each.

  • Video of Rainiers of one of Bonilla’s hits.
  • Video of Triunfel’s grand slam
  • For the report: INF Ty Kelly has hit safely in his last 5 games with 4 multi-hit efforts, batting .529 (9×17) with 5 runs scored, 1 double, 1 home run, 3 RBI, 4 walks and 1 stolen base. INF Leury Bonilla is batting .435 (10×23) with 4 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 triple, 5 RBI, 2 walks and 1 stolen base in his last 7 games. C Humberto Quintero has hit safely in 16 of 20 games he has appeared since July 3, batting .382(26×68) with 8 runs scored, 7 doubles, 1 home run, 6 RBI and 1 walk. Since June 13, Quintero is batting .343 (36×105) with 14 runs scored, 8 doubles, 2 home runs, 11 RBI and 1 walk in 28 games.
  • Game info … GAME INFORMATION_08.05.2014

 

Class AA Jackson

The Generals got a decent outing from Tyler Pike and some solid work from the bullpen in a 2-1 win over Montgomery. Dario Pizzano  and Daniel Paolini drove in the Generals’ runs with sac flies.

  • From the ReportAfter recording 1 hit in his first 14 AA at-bats (.071), OF Jordy Lara his hit safely in each of his last 4 games, batting .571 (8×14) with 3 runs scored, 3 doubles, 3 RBI and 1 walk. Overall Lara is batting .321 (9×28) with 4 runs scored, 4 doubles, 3 RBI and 4 walks in 8 games with Jackson. Since May 16, OF Leon Landry has hit safely in 55 of 65 games, batting .332 (86×259) with 42 runs scoed, 17 doubles, 6 triples, 1 home run, 20 RBI, 10 walks and 18 stolen bases. During this 65-game stretch he has raised his season average from .155 to .282. INF Patrick Kivlehan has hit safely in 16 of his last 19 games, batting .368 (25×68) with 13 runs scored, 6 doubles, 3 triples, 3 home runs, 15 RBI and 12 walks. He also has hit safely in 21 of his last 25 games (since 7/8), batting .375 (33×88) with 19 runs scored, 7 doubles, 4 triples, 4 home runs, 20 RBI and 14 walks. 
  • Game notes: 

Class A High Desert

Jabari Henry and Tyler Smith each homered to lead the Mavericks to a 6-4 win. It was Henry’s 24th homer of the season. Smith had three hits in the game.

  • Former scout Bernie Pleskoff has this story on Gabby Guerrero for MLB.com
  • From the reportOF Guillermo Pimentel is batting .417 (5×12) with 4 runs scored, 1 double, 2 home runs, 6 RBI and 3 walks over his last 5 games. C Tyler Marlette is batting .349 (15×43) with 7 runs scored, 5 doubles, 2 home runs, 8 RBI and 2 walks over his last 10 games. Since June 8, Marlette is batting .338 (48×142) with 21 runs scored, 12 doubles, 6 home runs, 20 RBI, 9 walks and 5 stolen bases over 35games. During this stretch he has raised his average from .261 to .301. INF Tyler Smith has recorded 10 multi-hit games over his last 21 games, batting .364 (28×77) with 19 runs scored, 6 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs, 9 RBI and 9 walks. 

Class A Clinton

The LumberKings couldn’t quite complete the comeback in a 9-8 loss to Beloit.  Martin Peguero hit a homer and Andy Peterson had three hits in the loss.

  • From the Report:  Marcus Littlewood currently has a 12-game hit streak, batting .356 (16×45) with 8 runs scored, 1 double, 2 triples, 2 home runs, 9 RBI and 9 walks. OF Chantz Mack is batting .375 (12×32) with 7 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs, 10 RBI and 2 walks during his current 7-game hit streak. INF Justin Seager has hit safely in each of his last 8 games, batting .364 (12×33) with 4 runs scored, 5 RBI and 3 walks. OF Aaron Barbosa has hit safely in 16 of his last 19 games, batting .394 (28×71) with 19 runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 triple, 2 RBI, 17 walks and 16 stolen bases. INF Martin Peguero currently has a 7-game hit streak, batting .400 (12×30) with 3 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 home run and 3 RBI.
  • Game notes8.5.14 Clinton gamenotes

Short A Everett

The Aqua Sox are on the all-star break.

  • From the report:  OF Austin Cousino has reached base safely in his last 9 games, batting .429 (15×35) with 7 runs scored, 7 doubles, 4 RBI, 9walks and 1 stolen base. INF Jordan Cowan has hit safely in 4 of his last 5 games, batting .389 (7×18) with 4 runs scored, 4 doubles, 2 RBI and 1 walk.

Rookie League Pulaski

The Mariners banged out 14 hits in a 6-4 win.

  • Award winner: RH Ricardo Pereira was named Appalachian League Pitcher of the Week, July 28-
    Aug. 3. In 2 games last week, Pereira went 2-0 over 11.2 scoreless innings. Overall he allowed only 8 hits, while walking 2 and striking out 12 in 11.2 innings. Pereira (6.2,4,0,0,1,6) recorded the win in a start on July 29 at Burlington, allowing only 4 hits and striking out 6 in 6.2 shutout innings. Pereira (5.0,4,0,0,1,6,HR) earned his 2nd win on Aug. 3 vs. Kingsport after tossing 5.0 scoreless innings in relief.
  • From the report:  OF Estarlyn Morales has hit safely in 16 of his last 19 games, batting .420 (29×69) with 16 runs scored, 6 doubles, 2 triples, 4home runs, 16 RBI, 9 walks and 6 stolen bases. RH Trey Cochran-Gill has allowed only 1 earned run in 23.0 innings in 16 relief appearances, including 15.2 consecutive scoreless innings to begin his career. Overall 3-0 with 7 saves, while limited opponents to a .139 (11×79) average with 2 walks and 29 strikeouts

Rookie League Arizona

Off day for the Mariners

  • From the reportOF Austin Wilson is batting .625 (5×8) with 3 rus scored, 1 double, 1 triple, 1 home run, 1 RBI, 1 walk and 1 stolen base in 3 games with the Mariners on rehab assignment. INF Erick Mejia currently has a 4-game hit streak, batting .500 (7×14) with 5 runs scored, 3 triples, 1 home run, 2 RBI, 1 walk and 1 stolen base. RH Donald Dominguez is 1-1 with 1 save and a 0.70 ERA (2 ER, 25.2 IP) in 11 relief appearances. Overall he has limited opponents to a .176 (15×85) average, while walking 7 and striking out 23. 

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