Mariners Insider Blog

Minor League report, April 26th

I've been meaning to do this, but have had some logistical issues with doing this, but here's the complete minor league report we receive from the Mariners daily.

AAA Tacoma Rainiers (PCL)

Mike Curto's game story.

Tacoma 5 runs, 11 hits, 0 errors

Colorado Springs 7 runs, 11 hits, 0 errors

Pitching Lines: IP, H, R, ER, BB, K

RH Gabby Hernandez 5.0,7,4,4,1,3

RH Eric Hull (L, 3-1) 2.0,4,3,3,0,1

LH Justin Thomas 1.0,0,0,0,1,1

With the Bats:

1B Mike Carp 2x4, 2 R, HR, RBI

C Guillermo Quiroz 2x4, R, HR, 2 RBI

DH Jeff Clement 2x4, 2B, 3B

SS Chris Woodward 2x4

RF Prentice Redman (right)1x5, R, HR, RBI

LF Bryan LaHair 1x4, R, HR, RBI

Of Note: Guillermo Quiroz, Mike Carp and Bryan LaHair each hit home runs for Tacoma, but the Rainiers fell 7-5 to Colorado Springs on Sunday afternoon. Eric Hull took the loss for Tacoma, giving up 3 runs on 4 hits in 2.0 innings. Prentice Redman extended his hitting streak to 9 games, batting .429 (15x35) with 4 multi-hit games. Redman has also hit safely 15 of 17 games this season, batting .343 (24x70) with 17 runs scored, 4 doubles, 6 home runs and 10 RBI. Since starting the season batting .045 (1x22), Jeff Clement is batting .419 (13x31) with 6 runs scored, 6 extrabase hits and 7 RBI during his current 7-game hit streak.

Today's probable starter:

RH Chris Seddon (1-1, 6.14 ERA) at Colorado Springs

AA West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx (Southern League)

Mississippi 6 runs, 10 hits, 0 errors

West Tennessee 4 runs, 10 hits, 5 errors

Pitching Lines: IP, H, R, ER, BB, K

RH Justin Souza 5.0,4,0,0,1,3

RH Aaron Cotter 0.1,3,1,1,0,1

RH Marwin Vega (L, 0-1) 1.2,3,4,4,1,1

RH Joey Newby 2.0,0,1,0,0,0,WP

With the Bats:

3B Matt Mangini 3x3, 3B, RBI, BB

SS Oswaldo Navarro 2x3, R, HR, RBI, BB, SH

1B Johan Limonta 2x5, R

CF Greg Halman 2x4, R, SB, BB

RF Brent Johnson 1x5, RBI

Of Note: The Diamond Jaxx committed 5 errors and left 12 runners on base Sunday afternoon, as a great start by Justin Souza was erased on a 4 run 7th by the Braves. Justin Souza made the start in place of injured RH Ricky Orta and tossed 5.0 innings, allowing no runs on just 4 hits. He has not allowed an earned run in his last 14.0 innings, while walking 2 and striking out 13. Matt Mangini went 3x3 in the game and extended his hitting streak to 4 games. During the streak, he is batting .467 (7x15).

Today's probable starter:

RH Kyle Parker (1-1, 4.73 ERA) vs. Mississippi

A High Desert (California League)

San Jose 8 runs, 11 hits, 1 error

High Desert 11 runs, 17 hits, 1 error

Pitching Lines: IP, H, R, ER, BB, K

LH Donnie Hume 3.1,7,6,6,3,2,2HR

RH Alfredo Venegas 1.2,0,0,0,1,3

RH Juan Zapata 1.0,0,0,0,0,0

RH Steven Richard (W, 1-0) 1.0,3,2,2,1,1

RH Anthony Varvaro 1.0,0,0,0,2,1

RH Phillippe Aumont (S, 2) 1.0,1,0,0,0,1

With the Bats:

SS Juan Diaz 4x5, R, HR, RBI

1B Joe Dunigan 3x5, 3 R, 2 HR, 4 RBI

LF Kuo Hui Lo 3x5, 2 R, 2 HR, 3 RBI

3B Alex Liddi 2x5, 2 R, 2 HR, 3 RBI

2B Edilio Colina 2x4, 2 R, BB

RF Carlos Peguero 2x3, 2B, 2 BB

Of Note: After getting down 5-0 early, it looked the Mavs might be buried against San Jose. The Mavs used the long ball 7 times to not only make up the deficit, but go on to outslug the Giants 11-8 on Sunday afternoon at Mavericks Stadium. Joe Dunigan, Alex Liddi, and Kuo Hui Lo each belted 2 homers apiece. Juan Diaz also hit his 1st of the year in the come-from-behind win. Dunigan extended his hitting streak to 8 games, batting .441 (15x34) with 7 runs scored, 7 extra-base hits and 7 RBI. Alex Liddi extended his hitting streak to 7 games, batting .448 (13x29) with 6 runs scored, 3 doubles, 4 home runs and 8 RBI. He has also hit safely in 14 of 17 games this season, batting .389 (26x67) with 9 multi-hit games. Phillippe Aumont tossed a scoreless 9th inning to pick up his 2nd save of the season. He also extended his scoreless inning streak to 7.1 innings. During this stretch he has allowed only 3 hits, while walking 2 and striking out 7.

Today's probable starter:


A Clinton LumberKings (Midwest Lg.)

Burlington 6 runs, 9 hits, 1 error

Clinton 2 runs, 5 hits, 4 errors

Pitching Lines: IP, H, R, ER, BB, K

RH Kenn Kasparek 5.1,3,2,1,2,2,WP,HB

LH Jose Jimenez 1.1,1,0,0,0,1,WP

RH Ryan Moorer (L, 1-1) 0.2,4,4,1,0,1,2WP

RH Cheyne Hann 0.2,1,0,0,0,0

LH Bobby LaFromboise 1.0,0,0,0,0,0

With the Bats:

1B Nate Tenbrink 3x3, R

DH Scott Savastano 1x4, 2B, RBI

3B Mario Mario Martinez 1x3

Of Note: A 4-run 8th inning rally by Burlington broke a 2- 2 deadlock and sent Clinton to a 6-2 loss on Sunday afternoon. Nate Tenbrink powered the Clinton offense with a 3x3 day, his 1st 3-hit game this season. Denny Almonte ended his 8-game hitting streak come to an end, finishing 0x4 including the game-ending groundout. During the streak he hit streak .387 (12x31).

Today's probable starter:

RH Steven Hensley (3-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. Burlington