The D-backs have already signed most of their draft picks, coming to terms with 25 of the 40 so far. There won't be any movement on #1 overall choice Dansby Swanson, while Vanderbilt remains in the College World Series, but we have inked our third, fourth and fifth round picks, who have all been assigned to the Hillsboro Hops. The eighth through tenth round selections are also signed, going to Missoula, the AZL and Missoula respectively. Here's the full list of picks, and the destinations of those who have agreed to contracts.
3 stars: Jamie Romak, Reno - 3-for-4, HR (9), TPL, two R, five RBI, BB
2 stars: Brad Keller, Kane County - 6 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 7 SO, W (3-7)
1 star: Nick Evans, Reno - 2-for-3, HR (9), three R, RBI, two BB
0 stars: Parker Frazier, Reno - 3 IP, 13 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 0 BB, two SO
Triple-A Reno 14, Tacoma 7. Six runs down by the middle of the second inning? No problem. The Aces roared backing, reeling off 12 unanswered runs at one point, pounding out 22 hits to destroy. the Rainiers. The big inning was the sixth, the Aces scoring six to turn a three-run deficit into a three-run lead, highlighted by 3B Jamie Romak's grand-slam. He finished a double short of the cycle, one of five Reno men with three hits; CF Todd Glaesmann was the sole starter without a multi-hit game . Starter Parker Frazier lasted only three innings and allowed seven runs on 13 hits, but was BABIP'd to death (.684). Seth Simmons got the W for three innings of one-hit relief.
Double-A Mobile: off-day
High-A Visalia 3 @ Lancaster 11. Just a run down after four innings, the Rawhide let the Jet Hawks pull away in the second half of the game, conceding eight runs over the last four frames. Stater John Omahen had a three-run first, then got through six frames, being charged with six runs on eight hits and two walks, with a pair of strikeouts. Bud Jeter came off worst, being tagged for seven hits and five runs in 1.2 relief innings. 1B Kevin Cron had a pair of doubles, driving in two runs, while 2B Jamie Westbrook had the other Rawhide RBI, also getting two hits, and stole his eighth base.
A-ball Kane County 10, Wisconsin 2. After it was relatively close early, the Cougars blew this game open with a six-run eighth. 1B Marty Herum had a pair of doubles plus a walk, driving in and scoring two, while 2B Ildemaro Vargas also had two hits and a walk, with three runs and a pair of RBI. 3B Joe Munoz was hitless in two AB, but did draw three free passes. Starter Brad Keller delivered a solid six inning outing, with one of two runs being unearned, on seven hits. he walked none and struck out seven, before the bullpen tossed three scoreless innings as Kane County did with the D-backs could not, evening their record at 32-32.