Fresh Produce (scores from the farm) 7/27…
CLASS AAA: SACRAMENTO 7 @ COLORADO SPRINGS 4 – In the first of two doubleheaders that began at 10am the Sky Sox Daniel Ortmeier led the way with 2 for 3 hitting and an RBI. Sky Sox pitching gave up 12 hits with Jason Hirsh taking the loss at 6-7 on the season. Starting pitcher Greg Smith only went 2.2 innings giving up 2 walks and 3 earned runs.
SACRAMENTO 2 @ COLORADO SPRINGS 3 – The Sky Sox scored 2 runs in the 7th inning to win and split the doubleheader with the Rivercats. Esmil Rogers gave up the only 2 runs of the game for the Rivercats over 5 innings and also striking out 4.
CLASS AA: TULSA 4 @ ARKANSAS 7 – The Drillers scored 2 runs in the final inning, but they were not enough. The Drillers only managed 5 hits and Brad Corley was the only player with 2 hits for the Drillers.
CLASS A (ADVANCED): BAKERSFIELD 15 @ MODESTO 12 – 27 runs scored and 40 hits by both teams. The 3 errors by Modesto seemed to be the difference. The Nuts were ahead 6-0 after 3 innings, then 9-3 after five. Bakersfield then scored 12 runs in the 6th, 8th and 9th innings causing Modesto to have to scramble being down by 6 runs. Modesto only managed 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th in the loss. All five Modesto pitchers had no less than 2 earned runs on the night.
CLASS A: DELMARVA 2 @ ASHEVILLE 9 -A huge 5 run inning in the 7th broke the score wide open for the Tourists. Rightfielder Joseph Massey and shortstop Carlos Martinez collectively went 4 for 6 with 4 RBIs on the night.
CLASS A (SHORT SEASON): TRI CITY 4 @ EVERETT 11 – All 11 runs by Everett were scored in the first 2 innings. Dust Devils starting pitcher Bradley McAtee lasted only through the 1st inning, giving up 5 walks and charged with 9 earned runs. His game ERA was 81.00. McAtee is 0-2 on the season with an ERA of 7.04.
CLASS A (ROOKIE): CASPER 6 @ OREM 8 – Clinton McKinney who lasted a third of an inning took the loss on 4 hits and 4 earned runs. McKinney is 0-3 on the season with an ERA of 9.75.