MLB Diamondbacks VS Padres

The Diamondbacks and Padres both record 7 hits tonight but the difference tonight is 3 of the Padres hits were in the form of the long ball. For the Padres Yonder Alonso, Chase Headley, and Carlos Quentin all hit a home run and beet the Diamondbacks 9-3. For the Diamondbacks Justin Upton celebrated his 25th birthday with a RBI in the park home run and Aaron Hill would get a 4 bagger the easy way. Ian Kennedy would drop to 11-11 on the season as Clayton Richard improved to 11-12. tomorrow the Dbacks will throw Joe Saunders 6-10, 4.22 ERA and the Padres look to Edinson Volquez 8-9, 4.18 ERA. The Dbacks look to avoid a series sweep at home as the Padres look for their 7th win in a row.

AAA Reno Aces VS Fresno Grizzlies

Walk Off Fashion: In today’s game the Reno Aces would need 2 runs in the 8th inning and 1 in the 9th to send this game into extra innings. in the 9th inning the Aces Mike Jacobs would get a 2 out walk and would get a pinch runner (Wladimir Sutil). Cole Gillespie would hit a 2 out Double to left field that would travel all the way to the corner scoring Sutil from 1st.Taylor Harbin would get an infield single moving Gillespie to 3rd but the inning would stall there at a tie to send the game into the 10th. Jensen Lewis would pitch the 9th and 10th innings and would give up 1 run in the 9th and slam the door on the Grizzlies in the 10th to get the win. So now it would be up to the Aces to make a comeback in the 10th. The inning starts with a perfect bunt single by Tyler Kuhn, followed by a sac bunt from pinch hitting Brett Tomko to move Kuhn to 2nd. A.J. Pollock would be intentionally walked by the Grizzlies in what would be a fatal error. In walks second baseman Tyler Bortnick battles to a 2-1 count and with ice water flowing through his veins turns on a fast ball from Dan Runzler and hits a ball past a diving 3B Conor Gillaspie that would roll all the way to the corner for a WALK OFF RBI single. As Tyler Bortnick rounds 1st base he jumps in the air with a fist pump as the Aces dugout storms the field and celebrates at 2nd base with an ecstatic Bortnick. The Aces get the W coming back to win it in extra innings.

Konrad Schmidt would continue his outstanding hitting display going 2 for 5 with 2 RBI.

Taylor Harbin would finish 2 for 5 scoring twice with a double and a RBI.

Cole Gillespie would go 2 for 2 with 2 doubles, 1 run, and a RBI.

Aces will close the series tomorrow with LHP Zach Kroenke 6-4, 5.78 ERA against RHP Yusmeiro Petit 6-6, 3.48 ERA.

AA Mobile Baybears VS Tennessee Smokies

The double A Baybears take a page out of the AAA Reno Aces playbook and come back in the 9th to score 1 run and force the game into extra innings. Down by 1 run in the top of the 9th the man child known as Brent Clevlen would hit a solo home run(HIS 2ND OF THE GAME) over the center field wall to send this game into extra innings tied 3-3. With a RBI double from Matt Mangini Alfredo Marte would score to take the lead. Bo Shultz would strand the winning run in the 10th slamming the door on the home team to win the game. The 5 game series continues tomorrow.

Even Frey, Brent Clevelen, Matt Mangini all record multiple hits and continue to carry the team combining to go 9 for 13, 3R, 2 doubles, 2 home runs, & 3 RBI’s. #REDONKULOUS

A Visalia Rawhide VS Stockton
The Visalia Rawhide would get dominated 13-5 in a loss at home VS Stockton. Two of the 5 runs from Visalia would come from home runs from DH Jonathan Griffin and CF Keon Broxton. Griffin 1 for 4 would score once with2 RBI’s. Stockton would outhit Visalia 16-9.

Author: Nick Crawford SR

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