Milwaukee Brewers Minors: Keston Hiura Continues To Dominate
Keston Hiura and company tried hard to get the win in the finale, while Biloxi opened the series with the good showing against the Biscuits. We recap all the Milwaukee Brewers minor league action here.
Triple-A San Antonio
San Antonio Missions (18-13) vs. Round Rock Express (17-13)
The Missions won the series, but dropped the finale against the Round Rock Express today by a score of 6-5.
What else can be said about Keston Hiura? He hit another home run, his 11th of the season. He now has 25 RBIs and is hitting .349 with and OPS of 1.185. He may not be in Milwaukee yet, but he sure is hitting like he is ready to make the jump.
Tyrone Taylor and Nate Orf each hit their fourth home runs of the season, while David Freitas and Jacob Nottingham had doubles.
Zack Brown was solid on Monday, six innings, five K’s with two runs on four hits. He did allow three walks and gave up a home run, however. The bullpen combo of Jake Petricka and Angel Perdomo gave up four runs in three innings of work. Perdomo gave up a home run and four walks but struck out six in his two innings of work.
Tomorrow the Missions will start a home/away eight game series with the New Orleans Baby Cakes.
Biloxi Shuckers (15-16) vs. Montgomery Biscuits (19-11)
It was a good start to the homestand for the Shuckers against the Montgomery Biscuits, winning 6-4.
Michael O’Neill continues to come on strong for the Shuckers, going 2-4 with a double and a home run. He now has three home runs with 14 RBIs this season.
Dillon Thomas has a hot start to 2019 and has cooled a little but was 2-4 today with two RBIs. Cooper Hummel has a big run scoring triple in the second, while Patrick Leonard had a run scoring double in the third.
Johan Belisario got the start, going 4 2/3 innings with four hits and a run allowed. He also notched five strikeouts. Nate Griep picked up the six out save for Biloxi.
Class-A Advanced Carolina
Carolina Mudcats (17-12) vs. Fayetteville Woodpeckers (15-16)
The Milwaukee Brewers High-A affiliate, the Carolina Mudcats, had the day off. They will start a series Tuesday against Fayetteville.
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (12-17) vs. Fort Wayne TinCaps (13-17)
The Rattlers didn’t start off the series with the TinCaps the right way, dropping the opener 4-1.
Brice Turang was the majority of the offense, going 1-4 with the only RBI for Wisconsin in the third.
Scott Sunitsch picked up the loss, going six innings, with six hits and four runs scored.
The Rattlers will try to get back on the winning track tomorrow. It was a good day for the Milwaukee Brewers top two affiliates and their prospects.