RC Organizational Report: July 11
Hosmer was 4-for-5 in the Futures Game on Sunday
Hosmer was 4-for-5 in the Futures Game on Sunday
RC Contributor
Posted Jul 12, 2010


The organization went just 2-5 on Sunday, with the Wilmington Blue Rocks and Burlington Royals the system's only winners. In Anaheim, Blue Rocks first baseman Eric Hosmer starred in the Futures Game, leading the U.S. to a 9-1 victory with four hits in five at bats. Click inside to read the day's entire report.

Editor’s Note: Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas on Sunday played for the U.S. team in the XM Futures Game in Anaheim, California. Starting at DH and batting fifth, Hosmer starred in the game, going 4-for-5 with a double, two RBIs, and two runs scored in the U.S. team’s 9-1 victory over the World squad. Despite wowing the audience in pre-game batting practice, Moustakas finished 0-for-3, but he did turn in a spectacular play at third base.

AAA: Albuquerque 2, Omaha 1

L: Bryan Bullington (6-2, 2.86)

Omaha's bats were quiet on Sunday, only mustering five singles in a 2-1 loss to Albuquerque. Jai Miller had two hits, including a double, while Kila Kaaihue, Ed Lucas and Cody Clark each added a single. Bryan Bullington threw the first six innings, allowing two run on eight hits while fanning five. Blaine Hardy followed Bullington with two shutout innings, and Greg Holland tossed a scoreless ninth.

The O-Royals have the next three days off for the All-Star break before returning to action against the Nashville Sounds on Thursday.

Lough - LF-CF

0-for-1, 2 BB - .262

Falu - SS

0-for-4, SB (13) - .272

Ankiel - CF

0-for-2, BB - .262

Ka'aihue - 1B

1-for-4 - .306

Miller - DH

2-for-4, 2B (18), R, 2 K, CS (3) - .243

Lucas - 3B-LF

1-for-4 - .319

Parraz - RF

0-for-3, BB, RBI, K, Assist - .280

Mertins - 2B

0-for-4 - .240

Clark - C

1-for-3 - .216

Bullington - SP

L (6-2), 6.0 IP, 8 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 5 K - 2.86

Hardy - RP

2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K - 1.67

Holland - RP

1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K - 4.28





AA: Corpus Christi 6, NW Arkansas 5

L: Patrick Keating (1-1, 3.72)
HR: Clint Robinson (17)

The Naturals squandered an early 5-2 lead, allowing four unanswered runs while falling to the Hooks, 6-5. Mario Santiago pitched the first 4.1 innings, allowing two runs on seven hits before being replaced by Patrick Keating, who allowed four runs on four hits in just one inning. Everett Teaford held Corpus Christi scoreless over the next 2.2 innings, but NW Arkansas could not mount a comeback. On offense, Clint Robinson smacked a double and home run, while Jamie Romak went 3-for-4. Derrick Robinson and Paulo Orlando recorded multi-hit games, and Anthony Seratelli contributed a double.

The Naturals continue their series against the Hooks Monday night.

Robinson, D - CF

2-for-5, SB (38) - .304

Giavotella - 2B

1-for-5, R - .283

Mejia - 1B

0-for-5, 3 K - .268

Robinson, C - DH

2-for-4, HR (17), 2B (30), 2 RBI, 2 R, K - .318

Orlando - RF

2-for-4, RBI, R, K - .324

Romak - 3B

3-for-4 - .636

Smith - LF

0-for-4, RBI, R, K - .287

Seratelli - SS

1-for-4, 2B (5), RBI, K, CS (3) - .260

Theriot - C

1-for-4, K - .214

Santiago - SP

4.1 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 4 K - 3.09

Keating - RP

L (1-1), 1.0 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 2 K - 3.72

Teaford - RP

2.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 4 K - 5.19 





High-A: Wilmington 3, Myrtle Beach 2 (F10)

W: Eric Basurto (3-0, 2.21)

Nick Francis hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the tenth, driving in Christian Colon and giving the Blue Rocks a 3-2 victory over the Pelicans. Francis finished 1-for-5 on the day, and Colon went 1-for-4 with a double. Wil Myers had two hits, including a double, while Jarrod Dyson and Ryan Stovall both had multi-hit games, each legging out a triple. Tim Melville allowed two runs on three hits over six innings. He was followed by Devon Lowery, who allowed no runs and one hit over the next two innings, ringing up four batters. Henry Barrera and Eric Basurto each tossed a scoreless frame to end the game.

Wilmington will play a doubleheader against Myrtle Beach Monday, with each game being seven innings.

Dyson - CF

2-for-5, 3B (2), R, Assist - .349

Colon - SS

1-for-4, 2B (2), R, BB - .178

Myers - C

2-for-4, 2B (4), RBI, BB, K - .425

Francis - RF

1-for-5, RBI, 3 K - .257

Perez - DH

1-for-4, K - .247

Stovall - 1B

2-for-4, 3B (1), K - .500

Navarro - 2B

0-for-3, K - .225

Frost - 3B

1-for-4, R, SB (4) - .245

Ortiz - LF

1-for-4, RBI, 2 K, SB (22), CS (12) - .307

Melville - SP

6.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 3 K - 5.54

Lowery - RP

2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 4 K - 0.00

Barrera - RP

1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K - 4.50

Basurto - RP

W (3-0), 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K - 2.21





Low-A: Wisconsin 4, Burlington 1

L: Tyler Sample(3-6, 3.95)
HR: Carlo Testa (8)

The Bees offense struggled on Sunday, only collecting five hits in a 4-1 loss to the Timber Rattlers. Carlo Testa went 2-for-4, mashing his eighth home run of the season, while Fernando Cruz also had two hits, including a double. Tyler Sample threw five innings and allowed two runs on six hits while fanning nine. Sam Runion allowed one run on two hits in one inning of work, and Scott Kelley allowed a solo shot in the bottom of the eighth.

Burlington wraps up its series against Wisconsin Monday.

Testa - LF

2-for-3, HR (8), RBI, R, HBP, K, 2 SB (13) - .260

Lewis - DH

0-for-4, 3 K - .246

Oriental - RF

0-for-2, 2 BB - .247

Cruz - 1B

2-for-2, 2B (9), BB - .228

Richardson - CF

0-for-4, 3 K, Assist - .189

Sample - SP

L (3-6), 5.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 9 K - 3.95

Runion - RP

1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 K - 6.67

Kelley - RP

2.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 K - 4.71





Rookie: Ogden 7, Idaho Falls 6

L: Danny Duffy (0-1, 1.50)
HR: Geulin Beltre (2)

The Chukars found themselves down 6-0 heading into the top of the sixth and mounted a furious comeback, falling just short of the Raptors, 7-6. Danny Duffy threw the first four innings, allowing one run on three hits while striking out four. Greg Billo relieved the left-hander and was roughed up, allowing six runs on six hits in two innings. Jason Mitchell closed the game with two shutout innings. At the plate, Geulin Beltre went 2-for-4, going deep for his second home run of the season, while Yowill Espinal and Reggie Taylor had multi-hit games, with Espinal roping a double.

Idaho Falls will play its series finale against Ogden Monday night.

Ferguson - LF

0-for-5 - .293

Espinal - SS

2-for-5, 2B (2), RBI, R, 2 K - .310

Kuebler - 1B

1-for-5, R, 3 K - .316

Beltre - CF

2-for-4, HR (2), 3 RBI, 2 R - .254

Jones - C

1-for-4, E (1) - .361

Culver - 3B

0-for-3, RBI, K - .203

Monger - DH

0-for-4, R, 3 K - .311

Taylor - RF

2-for-4, K - .500

Zebroski - 2B

1-for-3, R, E (2) - .214

Watts - PH

1-for-1, RBI - .306

Duffy - SP

L (0-1), 4.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 4 K - 1.50

Billo - RP

2.0 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 2 K - 5.64

Mitchell - RP

2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K - 2.25





Rookie: Burlington 2, Princeton 0

W: Gates Dooley (1-3, 6.89)

Gates Dooley and Chas Byrne combined to shut out the Princeton Rays, leading the Burlington Royals to a 2-0 victory. Dooley tossed the first five innings, allowing four hits while striking out four, and Byrne threw the final five, allowing two hits while striking out four. The duo did a good job keeping the ball low in the strike zone, forcing 15 groundouts to just four fly outs. On offense, Alex McClure had two hits, and Luis Piterson cracked a double.

Burlington will finish its series against Princeton Monday.

Llanos - CF

0-for-4, 2 K - .268

Piterson - 2B

1-for-4, 2B (5), R, 2 K, E (6) - .358

Jenkins - DH

1-for-4, RBI, PO - .289 .

MacDougall - LF

1-for-3, HBP, R, SB (1) - .177

Baldwin - 1B

0-for-3, BB, K, E (6) - .098

McClure - SS

2-for-3 - .222

Dooley - SP

W (1-3), 5.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 4 K - 6.89

Byrne - RP

S (2), 4.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 4 K - 0.69





Rookie: AZL Athletics 5, AZL Royals 2

L: Jonathan Rodriguez (2-3, 6.53)

A four-run seventh inning doomed the AZL Royals, as they lost to the AZL Athletics, 5-2. Edgar Osuna was back in his first start since being placed on the Naturals’ disabled list, and he tossed three shutout innings, allowing three hits while punching out four batters. Jonathan Rodriguez followed Osuna and allowed five runs on five hits in 3.2 innings of work. On offense, Ysmelin Alcantara had two hits, but the team struggled to drive in base runners, stranding 11 on the day.

The AZL Royals have Monday off before facing the AZL Dodgers Tuesday.

Rodriguez - DH

1-for-5, 2 K - .245

Sandford - LF

1-for-5, RBI, 3 K, SB (5) - .387

Cuthbert - 3B

0-for-4, BB, 3 K - .255

Antonio - SS

1-for-4, BB, R, 2 K, 2 SB (2) - .300

Furmanek - 1B

1-for-4, K - .278

Alcantara - RF

2-for-3, BB, RBI, K, 2 E (2) - .316

Shin - C

0-for-1, K, E (3) - .275

Osuna - SP

3.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 4 K - 0.00

Rodriguez - RP

L (2-3), 3.2 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 2 K - 6.53

Kriech - RP

0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K - 1.29

Gatrell - RP

1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K - 0.00





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