Grizzlies Report for 7/8: Fresno 14, Sacramento 2

The Fresno BeeJuly 8, 2014 

Happy returns: In his third game after getting sent back to Fresno following a brief promotion to the parent San Francisco Giants, Adam Duvall ripped two three-run home runs to power the Grizzlies to a 14-2 Pacific Coast League victory over Sacramento on Tuesday before an announced crowd of 3,837 at Chukchansi Park. Duvall connected for his 24th homer in the first and his 25th in the seventh. He finished 3 for 5 with three runs.

Wild start, strong finish: Grizzlies' starter Mitch Lively gave up hits to four of the River Cats' first five batters and made an error on the other while giving up two runs in the first. Lively (6-4) pitched four-hit shutout ball over the next four innings to earn the win.

Bringing the bats: Fresno finished with 18 hits — with Gary Brown and Tony Abreu also getting three each. Each of the Grizzlies' starters except Marco Scutaro had a hit.

Good and bad of rehab: The progress for rehabbing Giants infielders — Ehire Adrianza and Scutaro — was a mixed bag. Adrianza (hamstring) went 2 for 5, scored two runs and started two double plays among several nice plays in the field from shortstop. Scutaro (back) started at second and was 0 for 4 with a run before departing after the sixth inning. Adrianza is 6 for 19 (.316) in six games with Fresno. Scutaro is 1 for 7 (.143) in his two games.

Up next: The third of a four-game series against Sacramento is at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday at Chukchansi Park, with Grizzlies LH Edwin Escobar (3-8, 5.31 ERA) facing River Cats LH Tommy Milone, who will make his first minor league start of the season after getting sent down by the parent Oakland A's following their trade with the Chicago Cubs that added Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the rotation.

Coming attraction: Former Oakland A's slugger Jose Canseco will visit Chukchansi Park on Aug. 12 as part of his Home Run Challenge tour. Five participants will square off against Canseco in a home run derby before the game against Oklahoma City. The Grizzlies will have an open tryout to select a few of the participants in the derby.

Grizzlies 14, River Cats 2

Sacramento

AB R H RBI BB SO AVG

Buss, CF 5 1 4 0 0 0 .277

Elmore, 2B 4 1 2 0 0 1 .245

Parrino, SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 .281

Peterson, DH 3 0 1 0 0 1 .310

Barton, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .290

Whitaker, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .196

Carrithers, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .299

Aliotti, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .235

Exposito, C 4 0 2 0 0 1 .323

Totals 36 2 11 2 0 7 .278

Fresno

AB R H RBI BB SO AVG

Brown, CF 5 0 3 3 0 0 .275

Scutaro, 2B 4 1 0 0 0 2 .143

Noonan, 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .249

Adrianza, SS 5 2 2 0 0 0 .316

Duvall, 3B 5 3 3 6 0 1 .313

Susac, C 4 2 2 0 1 0 .276

Ishikawa, 1B 5 2 2 1 0 1 .259

Dominguez, RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .266

Krill, RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 .194

Abreu, DH 5 2 3 2 0 0 .276

Ford, LF 5 1 2 2 0 2 .317

Totals 44 14 18 14 1 8 .274

Sacramento 200 000 000 — 2 11 2

Fresno 602 200 40x— 14 18 1

E: Parrinio (12), Elmore (2), Lively (1). LOB: Sacramento 8; Fresno 7. 2B: Abreu (15), Brown (14) HR: Duvall (25).

Sacramento

IP H R ER BB SO ERA

Neal (L, 2-4) 3.2 13 10 4 0 2 4.97

Humber 1.1 1 0 0 0 3 3.65

Frankoff 1.1 3 3 3 0 0 8.10

Savery 0.2 1 1 1 1 1 2.70

Healy 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 5.40

Fresno

IP H R ER BB SO ERA

Lively (W, 6-4) 5.0 8 2 2 0 4 3.70

Carignan 3.0 3 0 0 0 2 5.21

Rosario 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 4.36

T: 2:48. A: 3,837.

PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Pacific

North Division

W L Pct GB

Sacramento (Athletics) 53 39 .576 —

Reno (Diamondbacks) 50 43 .538 3½

Fresno (Giants) 45 48 .484 8½

Tacoma (Mariners) 43 48 .473 9½

South Division

W L Pct GB

Las Vegas (Mets) 54 39 .581 —

El Paso (Padres) 45 48 .484 9

Albuquerque (Dodgers) 42 51 .452 12

Salt Lake (Angels) 37 56 .398 17

American

North Division

W L Pct GB

Iowa (Cubs) 48 43 .527 —

Omaha (Royals) 48 44 .522 ½

Oklahoma City (Astros) 48 45 .516 1

Colorado Springs (Rockies) 41 51 .446 7½

South Division

W L Pct GB

Nashville (Brewers) 49 44 .527 —

Round Rock (Rangers) 46 44 .511 1½

New Orleans (Marlins) 45 47 .489 3½

Memphis (Cardinals) 43 47 .478 4½

Tuesday

Nashville 4, Memphis 2

Omaha 7, Iowa 6

Round Rock 5, Colorado Springs 4

Oklahoma City 6, New Orleans 5

Tacoma 14, Salt Lake 7

El Paso 4, Albuquerque 3

Fresno 14, Sacramento 2

Las Vegas 6, Reno 2

Wednesday

Iowa at Omaha, 10:05 a.m.

Colorado Springs at Round Rock, 5:05 p.m.

Nashville at Memphis, 5:05 p.m.

New Orleans at Oklahoma City, 5:05 p.m.

Tacoma at Salt Lake, 6:05 p.m.

El Paso at Albuquerque, 6:05 p.m.

Las Vegas at Reno, 7:05 p.m.

Sacramento at Fresno, 7:05 p.m.

Thursday

Nashville at Memphis, 10:05 a.m.

Iowa at Omaha, 5:05 p.m.

Colorado Springs at Round Rock, 5:05 p.m.

New Orleans at Oklahoma City, 5:05 p.m.

Tacoma at Salt Lake, 6:05 p.m.

El Paso at Albuquerque, 6:05 p.m.

Las Vegas at Reno, 7:05 p.m.

Sacramento at Fresno, 7:05 p.m.

 

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