You may not have heard of Victor Sanchez, but soon you will. The 18-year-old right-hander is one of the most promising pitching prospects in the Mariners lower minor leagues.
Last night, he gave a glimpse as to why. Tossing nine hitless innings for the Clinton LumberKings in a 1-0 win over Lansing with his mom watching in the stands.
Elsewhere, the first-place Rainiers are getting ready to return to action. They will have Jesus Montero likely back with them and the possibility of having Franklin Gutierrez or Stephen Pryor on rehab stints.
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Down in Adelanto, High Desert lost 10-8 to Lake Elsinore.
Tommy Burns picked up a five-inning save for the Aqua Sox in an 11-6 win.