Everyone wins as the Milwaukee Brewers minor league affiliates found the perfect way to end a weekend.
San Antonio Missions (36-21) vs. Omaha Storm Chasers (26-31)
The Milwaukee Brewers Triple-A affiliates picked up the 8-3 victory over the Storm Chasers today and split the series 2-2.
Led by Cory Spangenberg’s three hits, it was the David Freitas, Troy Stokes Jr., and Jake Hager show as they combined to drive in six runs. Spangenberg drove in a run as well. Nate Orf scored three times in the contest.
Thomas Jankins got his fourth win of the season. However the bullpen combo of Alex Wilson, Deolis Guerra, Jay Jackson, and Jake Petricka were electric with four innings, giving up just one run and three hits.
The Missions are off until Tuesday when the head to Salt Lake City to take on the Bees.
Biloxi Shuckers (32-24) vs. Mississippi Braves (25-29)
The Milwaukee Brewers Double-A affiliate got up early and then poured it on for the 9-1 win. This was their eighth win in the last 10 games.
It started with Trent Grisham who drove in four, including three on a home run in the fifth inning. Newly promoted outfielder Joantgel Segovia had two hits, drove in two and scored twice in the game. Patrick Leonard had two hits including a double, and Luis Aviles Jr. drove in two runs on one hit. Dillon Thomas also drove in a run on a double in the ninth.
Starter Alec Bettinger was great, going six innings, allowing one run on three hits and struck out nine. 25-year-old Nate Griep picked up the save, his 100th in his career. The Portland, Oregon native now has 12 saves this season.
Class A Advanced
Carolina Mudcats (31-25) vs. Frederick Keys (28-27)
The Mudcats got up quickly, scoring two in the first inning and took the first game against the Keys 2-0.
Wisconsin TimberRattlers (26-29) vs. Peoria Chiefs (24-31)
The Milwaukee Brewers Low-A affiliate got the 8-5 win on 12 hits and a big showing by Brice Turang.
Turang was 4-for-5 with his 25th RBI on the season. He is now hitting .318 with a .824 OPS. Gabriel Garcia had two hits including a double and scored twice as well. Leugim Castillo had two hits in the game.
Although the Rattlers put up eight, they left 28 on base during the contest.
Tomorrow the Rattlers are off before heading to Kane County to face the Cougars.