Crawdads Alumni Report March 19

Saturday, March 19

HIGHLIGHT OF THE DAY: ­

Lewis Brinson (’13-’14, OF/ Texas) cracked a three-run homer (1) in the ninth to give the Texas Rangers a walk-off 7-5 win over Kansas City.

 

BIRTHDAYS:

Jose Castillo (’00, SS) turns 35.

Ovidio Frias (’97, 3B) turns 39.

Jason Shelley (’99, 3B) turns 39.

 

TRANSACTIONS:

Jorge Alfaro (’12-’13, C) was optioned by the Philadelphia Phillies to AA Reading.

Carl Edwards, Jr. (’13, P) was optioned by the Chicago Cubs to AAA Iowa.

 

CRAWDADS IN THE NEWS:

Jorge Alfaro (’12-’13, C) talks on mlb.com about being sent down to the minors.

 

TEXAS RANGERS:

Kansas City 5 Texas 7: Hanser Alberto (’12, 3B- SS/ Texas) 2-2, R; Ronald Guzman (’13-’15, 1B/ Texas) 0-1; Luis Marte (’13-’14, SS/ Texas) 0-1, K; Nomar Mazara (’13-’14, OF/ Texas) 0-3; Josh Morgan (’15, 3B-SS/ Texas) 1-2, R; Rougned Odor (’12, 2B/ Texas); Jurickson Profar (’11, 15, SS/ Texas) 0-3; Drew Robinson ’12, 3B/ Texas) 1-2, R; Ryan Rua (’13, 2B/ Texas) 1-3; Jose Trevino (’15, C/ Texas) 1-2; Francisco Mendoza (’11, P/ Texas) 2/3 IP,2 H, 1 K; Phil Klein (’12, P/ Texas) 3 IP, 2 BB, 1 K.

 

Texas 1 Seattle 7: Joey Gallo (’13, 3B/ Texas) 0-2, 2 K; Edwin Garcia (’10-’12, ’15, IF) 0-1; Chris Garia (’13, OF/ Texas) 0-2, K; Isiah Kiner-Falefa (’14-’15, IF) 1-2, K; Rougned Odor (’12, 2B/ Texas) 0-2; Victor Payano (’12, P/ Texas) 2 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 HR, loss (0-1); Frank Lopez (’13-’14, P/ Texas) 2.1 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 HR; Pedro Payano (’15, P/ Texas) 2.2 IP, 2 H, 3 K; Jose Valdespina (’13-’14, P/ Texas) 1 IP, 1 H, 1 K.

 

CACTUS LEAGUE:

Chicago Cubs 2 Chicago White Sox 3: Leury Garcia (’09-’10, SS/ White Sox) 0-1.

Los Angeles Dodgers 8 Arizona 11: Matt West (’09-’10, 3B/ Los Angeles) 1.1 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 1 HR.

 

GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE:

Boston 1 Tampa Bay 5: Steve Pearce (’06, 1B/ Tampa Bay) 1-3.

Houston 2 Toronto 7: Jose Bautista (’02, OF/ Toronto) 1-3, three-run HR (2) in the third.

Miami 5 Atlanta 6: Tomas Telis (’11, C/ Miami) 1-1, R; Cody Ege (’13, P/ Miami) 2/3 IP, 1 BB, 1 K.

Minnesota 8 Boston 6: Roman Mendez (’11, P/ Boston) 1 IP, 3 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, 1 HR, loss (1-1) Jorge Marban (’11, P/ Boston) 1 IP, 1 BB, 1 K.

Washington 12 New York Mets 7: Neil Walker (’05, C/ NY Mets) 0-2.

Pittsburgh 12 Philadelphia 15: Wilfredo Boscan (’09, P/ Pittsburgh) 1/3 IP, 7 H, 8 ER.

 

COLLEGES:

George Washington 1 Charleston Southern 3 (Game 1) / George Washington 10 (8-11) Charleston Southern 5 (Game 2): Gregg Ritchie (’98, Hitting Coach/ Head Coach, GWU)

Miami (OH) 14 Richmond 7 (11-8): Tracy Woodson (’99. Manager/ Head Coach/ UR)

Oakland (MI) 5 (7-9, 1-0 Horizon) Illinois-Chicago 4: John Musachio (’97, P/ Head Coach OU)

Southwestern Christian 7 Oklahoma City 4 (20-9, 4-1 Sooner): Bobby Spain (’08, 3B/ Asst. Coach/ OCU)

South Dakota St. 3 Oral Roberts 2 (12) (8-9, 1-0 Sunnit): Sean Snedeker (’96-’98, Pitching Coach/ Pitching Coach ORU)

Valparaiso 5 (5-11, 1-0 Horizon) Northern Kentucky 4 (10): Brian Schmack (’96, P/ Head Coach, Valpo)

 

JUNIOR COLLEGES:

Southeastern CC (IA) 5 (9-8) Indian Hills 4: Mark Michael (’05, P/ Asst. Coach, SECC)

 

HIGH SCHOOLS:

Calallen (TX) 13 (8-2, 4-0 30-5A) Miller 0: Jose Luis Lopez (’00, ’02, P/ Asst. Coach, CHS)

Foothill (NV) 10 Kearns (UT) 3/ Foothill (NV) 7 (3-3) Northridge (UT) 2 (Desert Hills Tournament): Denny Crine (’95, P/ Asst. Coach, FHS)

Franklin County (VA) 4 (0-1) Lord Betetourt 13: Barry Shelton (’96, 1B/ Head Coach FCHS)

Lexington 1 River Bluff (SC) 8 (8-1, 4-0 AAAA-5): Doug Bearden (’95-’96, IF/ Asst. Coach, RBHS)

Northview 8 South Forsyth (GA) 3 (8-4, 3-3 6 AAAAAA): Russ Bayer (’03, P/ Head Coach, SFHS)

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