By Jon Becker
Saturday, June 13th, 2009 at 12:48 am in A's minor league news.
Here’s a brief look at what happened down on the farm Thursday for the A’s affiliates:
Dana Eveland is now 4-0 for the RiverCats as the lefty went six innings and allowed just one earned run. Eveland gave up three hits, three walks and struck out five.
Ryan Webb (fourth round, ‘04) got his first save.
Gregorio Petit had a two-run home run, his third homer of the season.
Travis Buck went 1-for-3 and is hitting .364 through four games while on rehab assignment.
Jared Lansford gave up two runs in the eighth and was tagged with the loss. Corpus Christi catcher Jason Castro, the ex-Castro Valley High and Stanford star, scored the game-winning run.
STOCKTON (High Single-A)
Weeks, whose grand slam highlighted a five-run third inning, now has four homers and 14 RBI in 14 games. He has a .464 on-base percentage and his OPS sits at 1.067.
Ross, who lasted five innings and allowed three runs, wound up tying his career-high with seven strikeouts.
KANE COUNTY (Low Single-A)
Pedro Figueroa continued his solid pitching as he improved to 6-2 by throwing six strong innings. He allowed just one unearned run and has permitted just two earned runs in his last 24 innings, covering four starts.
Closer Mickey Storey notched his seventh save and lowered his ERA to 0.63. The 23-year-old righty has allowed just five hits in 14 1/3 innings and has 19 strikeouts.