Minor League Player of the Day – Jonathan Martinez (LoA) - 7 IP, 6 hits, 1 run, 1 strikeout. Martinez's last 3 starts have been very good, 19 IP, 16 hits, 3 runs, zero walks and 10 strikeouts.
AAA – The Isotopes could only score a run but that wasn't enough as the Grizzlies (Giants) were able to take the game 4 - 1. Jeff Bennett pitched 5 innings and allowed 2 unearned runs, 6 hits, 4 walks and 3 strikeouts. Paco Rodriguez had a nice inning with 2 strike outs. Matt Magill didn't as he allowed 2 runs, 2 hits, 2 walks and 1 strikeout in 1/3 of an inning. With a single run to their credit, the Isotopes didn't have a lot of offense, Tim Federowicz went 3 - 4, Joc Pederson and Alex Guerrero each went 1 for 4.
AA – As they did on Friday night, the Lookouts tied the game in the top of the 8th but like Friday, the BayBears (Diamondbacks) scored the winning run in the bottom of the 8th, taking the game 5 - 4. Chris Reed started and in his 5 IP, he gave 4 runs, all were unearned as they came after an error by Darnell Sweeney. Jarret Martin took the loss, Pedro Baez struck out two. Erisbel Arruebarrena had a 2 - 4 game, Jeremy Hazelbaker went 2 - 5 with a home run. O'Koyea Dickson also hit a solo home run.
HiA – The Quakes scored two runs in the first inning but they then saw the JetHawks (Astros) score 10 runs on their way to a 10 - 3 victory. Jharel Cotton and Freddie Cabrera were both not effective, Cotton gave up 6 runs in 4 IP and Cabrera gave up 4 runs in 3 IP. Robbie Garvey went 2 - 4 and Corey Seager hit his third home run of the seasomn.
LoA – The Loons were tied at 1 going to the 8th inning but then the Hot Rods (Rays) pushed across 4 runs to win 5 - 2. Jonathan Martinez pitched well for 7 innings but then Michael Johnson had his worst outing of the season, giving up 4 runs, 3 earned in his 2 IP. The Loons were held to just four hits, Paul Hoenecke hit his 4th home run of the season.
Coming up – Andres Santiago will go for the Lookouts at 12:05 p.m. PDT. Zachary Bird will start for the Loons at 2:05 p.m., Tom Windle will take the mound for the Quakes at 2:05 p.m. and Zach Lee toes the rubber for the Isotopes at 2:05 p.m.
Minor League Transactions – AA: OF Casio Grider activated from the 7-day disabled list. LoA: OF Alex Santana placed on the 7-day disabled list, assigned Delvis Morales from Ogden Raptors.
Albuquerque Isotopes Box Score (AAA)
Chattanooga Lookouts Box Score (AA)
Rancho Cucamonga Quakes Box Score (HiA)
Great Lakes Loons Box Score (LoA)