Jonathan Singleton is showing this season that he is ready for a promotion too.
Houston Astros Minor League Recap: April 16th
As most know by now, George Springer was promoted to the Astros (LINK). Even losing Springer, Oklahoma City’s offense didn’t lose a beat. It seems Jonathan Singleton might think he is ready for a promotion too after 3 XBHs yesterday for OKC.
Oklahoma City Redhawks, Lancaster Jethawks and Quad Cities River Bandits were all in action with Corpus Christi Hooks getting the day off.
AAA: Oklahoma City Redhawks (10-4) won 8-6 (Box Score)
The Redhawks fortunately did not feel the loss of their #3 hitter, George Springer. OKC took a quick 1-0 lead before Jake Buchanan got shelled for 6 runs in the third inning. Singleton triple and scored bringing the Redhawks within four runs, 6-2. In the top of the 7th Max Stassi double and Singleton homered to score 2 runs and cement the game. The relief pitching for OKC was tremendous.
Austin Wates, OF: 2-5, 2 RBI
Max Stassi, C: 1-5, R, 2B
Jonathan Singleton, 1B: 3-5, 2 R, 2B, 3B, HR (5), 2 RBI (18) – Now batting .358!
Domingo Santana, OF: 1-4, R, RBI, BB
Jonathan Meyer, 3B: 2-4, R, RBI, BB
Ronald Torreyes, 2B: 2-4, R, BB
Jake Buchanan RHP: 2.2 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 0 SO
Jose Cisnero, RHP: 3.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 SO
Raul Valdes, LHP: (W) 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 SO
Josh Zeid, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 SO, Save (2)
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks OFF
A+: Lancaster Jethawks (10-4) won 10-0 (Box Score)
Good pitching combined with good hitting is a recipe for success, and Lancaster did just that last night. The Jethawks got a great tandem performance from Kyle Smith and Lance McCullers. Anthony Kemp led off the game with a HR and the Jethawks never looked back winning 10-0. Carlos Correa also hit his 2nd HR of the season.
Anthony Kemp, 2B: 3-5, 3 R, 3B, HR, 2 RBI
Teoscar Hernandez, CF: 1-5, R, 2B, 2 RBI
Carlos Correa, SS: 2-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
Rio Ruiz, 3B: 1-5, R, 2B
Carlos Perdomo, 1B: 3-3, R, 2B, 2 RBI
Danry Vasquez, RF: 1-4, RBI
Kyle Smith, RHP: (W) 5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO
Lance McCullers, RHP: 4.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (7-6) won 3-2 in 11 innings (Box Score)
The River Bandits got off to a good start scoring 2 in the bottom of the 1st inning. QC got a great start out of Michael Feliz too. West Michigan tied the game with 2 in the top of the 6th and the scored stayed 2-2 for until the 11th. In the bottom of the 11th James Ramsay singled and eventually scored on a Chase McDonald single to win the game 3-2.
James Ramsay, OF: 1-5, R
Jack Mayfield, SS: 1-3, R, 2B, 2 BB
Chase McDonald, DH: 3-5, RBI
Conrad Gregor, 1B: 1-5, R, RBI
Michael Feliz, RHP: 4.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 4 SO
Tyler Brunneman, RHP: 2.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 SO
Zach Morton, RHP: (W) 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 SO
Today’s Scheduled Starting Pitchers (according to team websites):
OKC - Collin McHugh (6.00 ERA)
LC – Chris Devenski (4.50 ERA)
QC – Gonzalo Sanudo (0.00 ERA)
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