Milwaukee Brewers Minors: Missions split double header, Shuckers toss shutout

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MARYVALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 22: Jake Hager #68 of the Milwaukee Brewers poses during the Brewers Photo Day on February 22, 2019 in Maryvale, Arizona. (Photo by Jamie Schwaberow/Getty Images)
MARYVALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 22: Jake Hager #68 of the Milwaukee Brewers poses during the Brewers Photo Day on February 22, 2019 in Maryvale, Arizona. (Photo by Jamie Schwaberow/Getty Images) /
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San Antonio split a double header, Trey Supak cruised to victory down on the shore and the Mudcats took the finale on a 3-1 day on the Milwaukee Brewers farm.

Triple-A

San Antonio Missions (8-7) vs. Nashville Sounds (4-11)

The Missions split the double header this afternoon, losing 3-1 in game one and took game two

In game one the offense didn’t get going til the fifth when Mauricio Dubon doubled in Nate Orf to score San Antonio’s only run.

Zack Brown went five innings, striking out seven, but gave up all three Nashville runs to pick up the loss.

The Missions responded nicely in game two as they got the offense going in the second inning when the first four hitters reached base. After Orf was hit by a pitch to score the second run, Milwaukee Brewers top prospect Keston Hiura had a sacrifice fly to make it 3-0. Tyrone Taylor added salt to the wound when he singled in Tuffy Gosewisch making it 4-0.

Gosewisch kept the scoring going in the third when he singled in Lucas Erceg. Gosewisch went 1-for-2 as the DH.

Jake Hager added a solo home run in the seventh inning, his first home run of the season.

Hiura was the only Missions player with multiple hits including a double off Tim Dillard.

Thomas Jankins went five scoreless, allowing just one hit. Josh Fields looked good in his one inning and Taylor Williams continued on his road to redemption as he pitched a scoreless seven.

Double-A

Biloxi Shuckers (9-8) vs. Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (5-12)

Trey Supak was electric in the 5-0 shut out today for the Shuckers.

Supak went seven shut out innings, striking out five and allowed just four hits. Devin Williams came in to finish up, pitching a perfect eighth and ninth.

Michael O’Neill was responsible for the majority of the offense as he had two hits including a three-run home run in the fourth inning, his first of the season. Patrick Leonard, Weston Wilson, and C.J. Hinosoja each had two hits, including doubles for each.

Dillon Thomas had another hit and is now tied for second best batting average in the Southern League.

Class A Advanced

Carolina Mudcats (10-8) vs. Fayetteville Woodpeckers (10-8)

Good way to end a week as the Mudcats took the finale against Fayetteville 6-5.

Let’s start with the big news, Payton Henry launched a three run home run in the fifth inning to extend his hitting streak to 15 games. The other Henry, Rob Henry, also hit his fourth home run of the year in the sixth and is now second in the Carolina League.

Not just the Henrys hit home runs today, as Eddie Silva hit a two-run home run in the second inning.

Joantgel Segovia collected two more hits including a double and now is hitting .328 and is top five in the Carolina League in OPS at .979.

Nelson Hernandez worked hard in his four and a third inning of work. He struck out four, walked four and him gave up four hit and three runs. Matt Hardy came in throwing a perfect 1 2/3 innings setting the bullpen up to get the win and allowing Rodrigo Benoit his league high fifth save on the season.

Mudcats finished 4-3 in the seven games this week against the Woodpeckers. They have a much needed day off Monday before starting a three game series with Myrtle Beach.

Class A

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (6-9) vs. Cedar Rapids Kernals (7-9)

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The Rattlers have a day off Sunday and start a three game series with Cedar Rapids.

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