Friday, July 08, 2005

Round-Up

For Thursday, July 7th, 2005
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Oakland Athletics at Toronto Blue Jays
............1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9... R. H. E
OAK (41-43) 0. 2. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0... 2. 7. 0
TOR (44-41) 0. 0. 0. 0. 3. 1. 0. 0. X... 4. 6. 0
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Wells done: Three-run homer lifts Jays past A's
W: Chacin (7-5) L: Harden (5-4) S: Batista (15)
HR: OAK: E. Byrnes (7) - TOR: V. Wells (17)


Comments:
-Eric Byrnes and Mark Ellis were allowed to take batting practice. They were a combined 3-5 with a double and a homerun.
-Eric Chavez was 0-2 and is now 0 for his last 6.
-Rich Harden allowed his first homerun since coming off the DL.

A's drop series to the Blue Jays
Oakland keeps it close, but is unable to pin down a win
Jordan Bastian, MLB.com

Notes: Bradford continues rehab
Right-handed submarine pitcher eager to come back to A's 'pen
Jordan Bastian, MLB.com

A'S REPORT
Trade reported with Boston swaps Bradford for Payton
Susan Slusser, SF Chronicle

Payton could land in Oakland
Josh Suchon, Oakland Tribune

A'S NOTEBOOK
Hitting woes on the road baffle Byrnes
Joe Roderick, Contra Costa Times (Registration Required)

A's sign 2nd round Draft pick Jared Lansford
MLB.com
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Sacramento River Cats at Colorado Springs Sky Sox
........... 1..2..3..4..5..6..7..8..9....R.. H..E
SAC (49-39) 0. 0. 0. 2. 0. 0. 1. 0. 0... 3.. 5. 0
CSP (37-48) 0. 2. 1. 0. 0. 1. 0. 0. X... 4. 10. 2
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W: J. Young (8-5, 5.56); L: S. Sparks (7-5, 5.56); SV: R. Speier (5)
HR: SAC: S. Garrett (9), B. Smith (5).

Comments:
-Charles Thomas is 6 for his last 48 (.125 Avg).
-Jack Cust is 3 for his last 23 (.130 Avg) with 7 K's.
-Sacramento lost back-to-back games for the first time since June 11-12.

Sky Sox edge Cats despite Sparks' effort
Danny Summers, Sacramento Bee (Registration Required)
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San Antonio Missions at Midland Rockhounds
..........1..2..3..4..5..6..7..8..9....R.. H..E
SAN (9-5) 0. 0. 2. 0. 1. 2. 0. 0. 0... 5. 13. 0
MID (7-6) 0. 2. 0. 0. 0. 0. 1. 0. 0... 3. 12. 0
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W: T. Oldham (7-5, 3.66); L: J. Windsor (2-2, 2.51); SV: E. Fruto (7)
HR: SAN: G. Harris (3).

Comments:
-Daric Barton was 3-3 with a double and is now 8-12 (.667 Avg) with 3 doubles and a homerun since being promoted.
-Vasili Spanos was 0-3 and is now 11-44 (.250 Avg) with 2 doubles and 2 homeruns since being promoted.
-Jeremy Brown was 0-4 and is now 2 for his last 24 (.083 Avg)
-Jason Windsor allowed 3 earned runs on 8 hits in 5.0 innings.

'Hounds fail to capitalize on opportunities in loss
Jack Marrion, Midland Reporter Telegram
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San Jose Giants at Stockton Ports
..........1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9... R.. H. E
SJO (8-6) 1. 0. 0. 2. 2. 0. 0. 0. 1... 6. 10. 1
STO (9-5) 1. 2. 0. 0. 0. 0. 1. 0. 3... 7.. 9. 2
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W: J. Crowder (1-0, 2.28); L: J. Hedrick (1-2, 4.36);
HR: SJO: T. Ishikawa (12), J. Wald (8), G. Rodriguez (3). STO: K. Melillo (11).

Comments:
-Kevin Melillo was 4-5 with a double and a homerun and is now 9-18 (.500 Avg) with 2 homeruns and 3 doubles since being promoted.
-Lloyd Turner was 2-4 and is now 13-41 (.317 Avg) with 2 doubles, a triple and a homerun since being demoted.
-Richie Robnett was 0-4 and is now 5 for his last 34 (.147 Avg).
-Danny Putnam suffered a tear in his esophagus and is out indefinitely.

Port gains redemption
Morris delivers winning hit after costly error
Scott Linesburgh, Stockton Record

Ports lose Putnam to freak throat injury
Scott Linesburgh, Stockton Record Staff
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Kane County Cougars at Peoria Chiefs
..........1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9... R. H. E
KCC (9-6) 0. 0. 0. 3. 0. 0. 0. 1. 0... 4. 7. 1
PEO (6-9) 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0... 0. 3. 0
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W: R. Webb (4-7, 4.08); L: S. Gallagher (8-3, 1.71);
HR: KCC: J. Pineda (3).

Comments:
-Cliff Pennington was 1-3 and is now batting .293. He also made his 5th error in 14 games.
-Eddie Kim was 1-3 and is now 13 for his last 31 (.419 Avg).
-Ryan Webb allowed 3 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 3, in 6.0 innings. He has now struck out 59, walked 25 and allowed 10 homeruns in 86.0 innings.

Webb, Cougars sweep Chiefs
Kane County Chronicle
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Yakima Bears at Vancouver Canadians
...........1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9... R.. H. E
YAK (6-11) 1. 0. 0. 0. 2. 0. 0. 0. 0... 3.. 7. 3
VAN (12-5) 0. 1. 0. 0. 2. 0. 0. 1. X... 4. 11. 0
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W: B. Davis (2-1, 0.00); L: M. Torra (0-1, 3.00); SV: M. Mitchell (4)
HR: None.

Comments:
-Twenty-ninth round draft pick Trey Shields (University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa) made his first start of the season, allowing 1 earned run on 3 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 5, in 4.0 innings.
-Fourteenth round draft pick Bradley Davis (Lewis & Clark) pitched a scoreless, hitless inning, striking out 1. This left-hander has not given up an earned run in 6.2 innings, allowing only 4 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 12.
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2 Comments:

Anonymous smac said...

Injured his esophagus? On a grape?

That's one for the history books.

Friday, July 08, 2005 2:45:00 PM  
Blogger Roman said...

I've done that to a few women in my day, but never with a grape.

Friday, July 08, 2005 2:55:00 PM  

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