Sun Devils in MiLB: Sogard shines while Goswisch debuts
As a way to get you through the offseason and into the first week of the college football season, Sun Devil Maven will keep tabs on the former Sun Devils in minor league baseball.
Tuffy Gosewisch made his season debut for Triple-A San Antonio against Oklahoma City but went 0-for-3. He caught a solid start by Z Brown, who allowed one run in six innings with five strikeouts. The Missions defeated the Dodgers 6-4 thanks to a go-ahead two-run homer by Tyrone Taylor in the ninth inning.
Eric Sogard had himself a day for Triple-A Buffalo. He went 2-for-4 with three runs scored and a three-run homer in the bottom of the fourth which sparked a 10-8 comeback win over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Triple-A Lehigh Valley’s Andrew Romine went 1-for-4 with an RBI, which came on a fielding error. The IronPigs dominated the Rochester Redwings 12-3.
Andrew Aplin went 1-for-4 with a walk for Triple-A Reno in a 8-4 loss to Fresno. His last at-bat came in the top of the ninth with two outs and two men on base but he struck out swinging.
Jake Elmore (Triple-A Indianapolis) and Jason Kipnis (Triple-A Columbus) continued their Series against each other. Elmore went 2-for-3 with a walk while Kipnis went 1-for-3 with an RBI in the fifth inning. Columbus won 7-4.
Drew Maggi went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk for Double-A Pensacola in a 5-0 win over Mobile.
Single-A Stockton closer Seth Martinez blew the save opportunity and gave up the go-ahead run to Nick Allen, giving Rancho Cucamonga a 4-3 win.
Single-A Myrtle Beach reliever Ryan Kellog tossed 3.1 scoreless innings with four strikeouts and was rewarded with the win after the Pelicans defeated Lynchburg 2-0. Both runs were scored on a fielding error and a passed ball in the sixth inning.
Hever Bueno threw two scoreless relief innings for Single-A Hickory, allowing only a hit, two walks with two strikeouts in a 9-1 blowout win over Lakewood.
Gage Channing went 2-for-4 with two RBI and scored on the go-ahead three run blast by Gilbert Lara to rally Single-A Hagerstown past Greensboro 6-5.