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Minor League Report, May 19th --- Rainiers' offense struggles

Yesterday's Results --- Standings --- Winner/Loser/Save

Tacoma, 0, at Oklahoma City 3 (G1) --- L-L. Muñoz (0-3)

Tacoma 1, at Oklahoma City 9 (G2) --- 20-19, 3rd, -4.5 L-C. Seddon (1-3)

Birmingham 3, at West Tenn 5 --- 14-22, 5th, -4.0 --- W-M. Rivera (4-3); SV-A. Varvaro (1)

Stockton 3, at High Desert 4 --- 24-14, 1st, +3.0 --- W-D. Hume (4-1); SV-S. Richard (2)

at Wisconsin 14, Clinton 7 --- 20-17, 4th, -3.0 --- L-W. Suriel (0-4)

AAA Tacoma Rainiers (Pacific Coast League)

Here's Mike Curto's game story



Pitching Lines (Game 1):

RH Luis Muñoz (L, 0-3) 6.0,6,3,3,1,7,HR

RH Brodie Downs 2.0,1,0,0,1,0

With the Bats (Game 1):

1B Mike Carp 1x2, 2 BB

SS Mike Morse 1x3, BB

Pitching Lines (Game 2):

LH Chris Seddon (L, 1-3) 4.0,8,6,6,3,2,HR

RH Eric Hull 1.0,3,2,2,1,0

RH Jared Wells 1.0,1,0,0,2,1

LH Justin Thomas 1.0,2,1,1,2,0

RH Randy Messenger 1.0,2,0,0,0,1

With the Bats (Game 2):

SS Mike Morse 2x4, 2B, K

LF Michael Saunders 1x3, R, BB, K

DH Jeff Clement 1x3, BB

Rainiers Notes: The Rainiers were swept in the double header and failed to score in the first 17 innings. Prentice Redman drove in Michael Saunders in in the 9th inning of G2. DH Jeff Clement has an 8-game hitting streak. During streak he is batting .429 (15x35) with 6 doubles and 2 home runs. Prentice Redman had his 9 game hit streak snapped in G1 but has hit safely in 10 of 11 (18x53/.340). Mike Morse went 3x7 during the double-header.

Thursday's probable starter:

RH Andy Baldwin (2-2, 3.43) vs. Memphis

AA West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx (Southern League)

Game story from the Jackson Sun


Pitching Lines:

LH Daniel Christensen 4.1,5,2,1,3,4

RH Mumba Rivera (W, 4-3) 2.2,1,0,0,1,5

RH Anthony Varvaro (S, 1) (2.0,1,1,0,0,4

With the Bats:

2B Ronnie Prettyman 1x4, 2B, 3 RBI, 2K

SS Oswaldo Navarro 1x1, RBI, 3 BB

LF Greg Halman 0x2, R, 2 BB, 2 K

Jaxx Notes: Ronnie Prettyman got the Diamond Jaxx started with a 3-RBI double in the first and they never looked back…Mumba Rivera and Anthony Varvaro tossed 4.2 shutout innings as West Tenn. snapped a 3-game losing streak. Greg Halman had his first multi-walk game of the year.Is 2nd in league with 12 HR. Halman is 3rd in the Southern league in RBI (30). Carrera singled leading off the game but was replaced by pinch runner due to stiffness. Has reached base in 30 of his last 32 games (.333, 38x114).

Today's probable starter:

RH Patrick Ryan (1-3, 8.78) vs. Birmingham

A High Desert Mavericks (California League)


Pitching Lines:

RH Donald Hume (W, 4-1) 6.0,6,3,2,0,4

LH Travis Mortimore 1.2,0,0,0,1,0

LH Edward Paredes 0.1,0,0,0,0,1

RH Steven Richard (S, 2) 1.0.0,0,0,0,1

With the Bats:

C Travis Scott 1x2, R, 2 BB

2B Edilio Colina 1x3, RBI, BB

RF James McOwen 1x2, 2B, R, RBI, BB

Mavericks Notes: The Mavericks snapped a 4-game losing streak as Donald Hume allowed only 2 earned runs and only 3 in his last 11.0 IP. The eventual game winner game on a bases loaded single by Edilio Colina and was followed by a James McOwen sacrifice fly in the 5th inning. OF Tyson Gillies extended his hitting streak to 16 games (.391/25x64). RF James McOwen extended his hitting streak to 6 games (.273/6x22). Dunigan is 4th in the Cal League in hitting (.355), while Alex Liddi (.351/5th) and Juan Diaz (.328/10th) are also ranked in the top-10. Dunigan, leads league in home runs (13), and RBI (41). He leads all minor leaguers with 29 extra base hits. Mavs lead league batting .298 overall with league-best 55 home runs.

Today's probable starter:

RH Nathan Adcock (3-2, 3.12) vs. Rancho Cucamonga

A Clinton LumberKings (Midwest League)


Pitching Lines:

RH Walter Suriel (L, 0-4) 5.0,8,7,7,3,6,2HR

LH Jose Jimenez 1.0,4,4,4,1,3

RH Cheyne Hann 1.0,1,0,0,0,1

RH Ruben Flores 1.0,1,3,1,2,1

With the Bats:

3B Nate Tenbrink 3x3, R, 3B, 2 RBI, BB

LF Jacob Shaffer 2x4, R, HR, 2 RBI

2B Ogui Diaz 3x4, 2 2B, RBI, K

SS Terry Serrano 2x4, R, RBI, K

Lumberkings Notes: The LumberKings lost their fourth consecutive game, giving up a season-high 14 runs. Clinton out-hit Wisconsin, but only scored 7 runs. Nate Tenbrink had a season-high tying 3 hits and Jacob Shaffer hit his 3rd home run of the year but it wasn't enough as starter Walter Suriel allowed a season-high 7 runs and lost his fourth consecutive start. Ogui Diaz also recorded a seasonhigh3 hits and only his fourth multi-hit game

Today's probable starter:

RH Brett Lorin (3-0, 1.71) vs. Wisconsin.