Category: A Baseball

Kori Medeiros Brings Bite to Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 5-1 Win

For the sixth time in his last seven starts, Wisconsin Timber Rattlers left-hander Kodi Medeiros delivered a start where he allowed two runs or less, this time allowing a lone unearned run in a 5-1 victory over the Beloit Snappers. His pitches were especially sharp on this night, holding the home team to just one…

Michael Perez Walk-Off Hit in 11th Downs Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

Thursday’s finale of the four-game series between the Kane County Cougars and Wisconsin Timber Rattlers was a classic pitchers’ duel that saw both starters deliver outstanding performances. It was a great game to watch and, unfortunately, it had to come to an end. Even more unfortunate for the Timber Rattlers, they were not the ones…

Late Rally Falls Short as Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Fall 8-7

The Kane County Cougars jumped out to a 5-2 lead through seven innings, and looked like they had their game against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in the bag. However the Appleton-based team has no quit in them, scoring five runs in the final two frames, but still falling short in the 8-7 loss. Wisconsin took…

Six-Run Sixth Backs Angel Ventura, Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in 7-3 Win

For the first five innings of Monday’s contest, the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers and Bowling Green Hot Rods were engaged in a great pitchers’ duel. Angel Ventura and Henry Centeno battled through a scoreless tie. However, the Timber Rattlers finally broke through on their way to a 7-3 victory. Centeno was on fire through the first…

Cy Sneed Looks Like Cy Young in Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 4-0 Win

Ok, maybe it is a bit of an exaggeration to compare a 22-year-old in his second minor league season to one of the greatest pitchers of all time, but on Friday night Cy Sneed pitched a gem that would have made the Hall of Famer Proud. The big right-hander stymied the Kane County Cougars, leading…

Houchins Is Killer Bee in 6-3 Win Over Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers had to feel pretty good about themselves after opening up their four-game series with the Burlington Bees by winning the first two games. Unfortunately, the momentum did not last as the Bees took the last two games of the series, including Thursday night’s game, 6-3. Devin Williams started for Wisconsin, and…

Burlington Evens Record with 4-2 Win Over Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

When the Burlington Bees saw the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on their schedule three days ago they had to be feeling pretty good about dominating their series with the team from Appleton. The Timber Rattlers had the worst record in the Midwest League and were 1-9 in their last ten games. However, Wisconsin took the first…

Five Run First Frame Sends Wisconsin Timber Rattlers to 6-3 Win

After starting the season 6-19 at home, maybe the best solution for the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers was to head to the road. They had started out the 2015 season 3-9 away from Appleton, but two games into their 11-game road trip they have added two wins to that total, as they have beaten the Burlington…

Medeiros, Burkhalter Lead Wisconsin Timber Rattlers to Victory, 4-2

It’s been a tough season early on for the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. A 9-28 start has them in last place in the Western Division of the Midwest League, and the club was looking for a spark following a 1-9 performance over their previous 1o games. They needed their pitching staff to step-up and deliver a…

Carolina League Capsule – 8/10: Myrtle Beach Sweeps, Lynchburg Closes Gap

Myrtle Beach 3-5, Carolina 2-1 The Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Carolina Mudcats began the day by completing last night’s pitcher’s duel that was suspended by rain, and then got down to their regularly scheduled contest. Unfortunately for the Mudcats, they were not able to take either of games and now find themselves 5.5 games out…

South Atlantic League Capsule – 8/10:  Greenville Shuts Out Lexington, Ashville Wins

Rome 6, Charleston 5 The Rome Braves jumped out to an early 3-0 lead, before having to battle back to tie the game in the eighth. They then won on a sacrifice fly in the 11th to defeat the Charleston RiverDogs 6-5. The Braves scored three in the bottom of the second, all with two…

Carolina League Capsule – 8/9: Dash Waste Tyler Danish Start, Late Rally Gives Blue Rocks Win

Wilmington 3, Frederick 1 The Blue Rocks and Keys each scored a first inning run and then watched their pitchers mow down the opposing hitters for the next five innings. Finally Wilmington would break the tie in the top of the seventh inning when Frederick removed starter Sebastian Vader for Matt Hobgood. With one out…

Carolina League Capsule – August 8: Pelicans Soar Over Mudcats, Lynchburg Rallies

Lynchburg 4, Winston-Salem 3 The Winston-Salem Dash jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the third, when Jason Coats hit his 15th home run of the year, a three run shot that cleared the wall in left centerfield. The lead would be 3-1 heading into the bottom of the eighth, but reliever Sean Hagan struggled…

Carolina League Capsule – August 7: Myrtle Beach Downs Wilmington, P0tomac Increases Lead

Myrtle Beach 5, Wilmington 1 The Pelicans got the most of out of the six hits, scoring five runs on rout to the 5-1 win. Myrtle Beach grabbed the lead in the third in one of the most unusual innings of the season. The Pelicans had two runners reach on errors, and Chris Garia broke…

Carolina League – Lynchburg Squanders Chance to Take Division Lead

With the Potomac Nationals losing earlier in the day, the stage was set for Lynchburg to take ahold of the Northern Division lead in the Carolina League. Instead, they would drop a 4-2 decision to Wilmington, moving the Blue Rocks into a tie with the Hillcats, with both teams being a half-game out of first…

Carolina League – Myrtle Beach Wins Marathon Battle in 16

After blowing a 6-1 eighth inning lead, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans had to be thinking they may have let this one slip away against the Potomac Nationals. Seven innings later the Pelicans managed to pull out a huge victory in 16 to stay tied with Carolina for first place in the Southern Division. Myrtle Beach…

Carolina League – Winston-Salem Batters Frederick 12-2

J. B. Wendelken tossed seven shutout innings and the Winston-Salem Dash had 13 hits, including seven doubles, in a 12-2 win over the Frederick Keys Wednesday afternoon. The win keeps them just a half-game behind Carolina and Myrtle Beach in the South Division. The Dash came out of the gate full throttle, hitting three singles…

Carolina League – Carolina Pounds Salem Again, 13-6

The Carolina Mudcats picked up right where they left off from yesterday, pounding the Salem Red Sox 13-6. After winning last night’s game against the Red Sox 5-1, the Mudcats have a half-game lead in the Southern Division, pending the outcome of Myrtle Beach’s game with Potomac. Salem actually grabbed the early 1-0 lead in…

California League Recap – Visalia’s Win Streak Ends, Rancho Cucamonga Ties for First

Rancho Cucamonga 4, Lake Elsinore 0 The Rancho Cucamonga Quakes came to Lake Elsinore trailing the storm by one game, but after a 4-0 win, the two teams find themselves tied in the South Division of the California League. Jharel Cotton (5-7) pitched a complete game two-hitter, walking two and striking out 11. Six Quakes…