August 27th, 2012

MLB Diamondbacks VS Reds Game 1 Recap

The Dbacks go back to Chase field to take on the Visiting Cincinnati Reds in game 1 of 3. The Dbacks would call on rookie pitcher Tyler Skaggs to make his 2 MLB start after winning his first start. Justin Upton would get the Dbacks an early lead in the 2nd when he jumped all over a pitch from Bronson Arroyo and hit a ball 391′ for a home run and the lead 1-0. Brandon Phillips would Asnswer that run with a RBI double to deep canter field. to tie the game. Wilson Valdez would reach on an Error by Paul Goldschmidt allowing Scott Rolen to score and the Reds would take a 2-1 lead. Justin Upton would come through in the 4th as well for a RBI single scoring Aaron Hill. The game would be won in the 6th when Bronson Arroyo would square up a pitch from Tyler Skaggs and hit a home run 363′. Bronson Aaroyo would also get the win on the night and  go 6 innings on 2 runs on 5 hits. Tyler Skaggs also with a great night goes 5 2/3 innings on 5 hits, 3 runs but will get the loss tonight.

AAA Reno Aces VS  Fresno Grizzlies game 1  of 3

The Aces steal another one from the grizzlies in the 10th inning.The Reno Aces were down 3-0 early in this game due to a couple home runs given up by Aces starter Brett Tomko who gave up 3 runs on 7 hits and lasted 5 innings before handing it to the bullpen who was Phenominal .  Joe Patterson pitched one solid inning, Mike Demark was perfect in 2 innings and Jensen Lewis was dominant in his 1 inning giving us the lead and earning the win so Jonathan Albaladejocould get the save.

Taylor Harbin with a 3 run home run blast to left center field ties the game for the Reno Aces.

Down 3-0 in the 4th inning Taylor Harbin would hit a monster bomb to left center to tie the game at 3 a piece. The score would remain 3-3 for 5 straight innings until the 10th when Tyler Kuhn lead off with a single to a diving second baseman Brock Bond who would rush his throw and throw the ball away into the dugout. Tyler Kuhn moves to 2nd on the error. Wladimir Sutil would sacrifice bunt and move Tyler Kuhn over to 3rd base. The next batter A.J. Pollock would get hit by the pitcher. Brilliant manager Brett Butler would give Tyler Borrnick the Safety Squeeze signal and Tyler executes is perfectly to get the Aces the lead. Jonathan Alabadejo would have a perfect 10th inning to get the save.

Jensen Lewis with the win tonight improving his record to 6-2

Jensen Lewis would get the win for the Aces and improve his record to 6-2 as Grizzlies pitcher Dan Otero gets the loss and drops to 5-5 on the season. #MagicNumberIs3

Preview: Tuesdays game features the pitching Phenom Trevor Bauer 5-1 vs Boof Bonser for the Grizzlies.Injury update: Cole Gillespie was put on the 7 day DL to have surgery on his hip. Adam Eaton is on the 7 day DL retroactive on 8/24 with a slight concussion and is scheduled to return Friday in Reno VS Tucson. I talked with Adam after the game and he said “he got his bell rung pretty good and is getting better every day and that he would take BP with the team Wednesday and cardio on Thursday before returning to the starting order.”
Brent Clevlen was called up from AA Mobile to take Adams place while on the DL.AA Mobil Baybears vs Tennessee

Tennessee edges Mobile out in a 5-3 win at home on the arm of Dae-Eun Rhee who improved to 9-8.  Tennessee would jump out with an early lead with a Home run from Jae-Hoon Ha a 3 run blast over the left field wall. The Baybears would give up 2 more runs in the 2nd on 3 hits. After the 2nd the Baybears would shut down the offense of Tennessee but their 5 run deficit would be to much to overcome. 2 would score on a Matt Mangini single to right field. Even Frey would single in the 7th and steal 2 & 3rd base and later score on a Matt Mangini walk. The Baybears will finish this series tonight if weather permits.

A Visalia Rawhide vs Stockton

The Rawhide would loose their last home game of the season to Stockton 8-3. This game was pretty much over in the first inning when Dusty Robinson hit a two out grand slam in the first inning and the Rawhide would never catch the Ports. The Rawhide would score 3 runs on 10 hits leaving 11 left on base. Raymond Hernandez gets the loss dropping to 5-9. On the season

Nick Crawford – Arizona Diamondbacks beat writer for BHP Baseball

Nick Crawford joined BHP Baseball in the 2012 baseball season as the websites beat writer for the Arizona Diamondbacks. I am a baseball and softball player that plays over 200 games a year traveling all over to play in tournaments on the weekends. I have coached baseball for over 10 years at various levels including my son’s team. My passion for this game we all love is unmatched. I am a huge Florida sports fan across the board Marlins Dolphins Heat are my favorite teams. I am also a huge Arizona Diamondbacks fan & since Nevada doesn’t have a pro team I follow the AAA Reno Aces, the Diamondbacks farm system. If you ever want to talk Diamondbacks, or Marlins you can find Nick on Twitter  @DonkeyPuncher74.

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