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Diamondbacks Minor League Recap 8/19/2021

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The Diamondbacks Minor League affiliates combined to a 1-2 record.

AA: Amarillo Sod Poodles 3, Midland RockHounds 2

Brandon Pfaadt’s first AA start was decently solid, allowing 2 runs on 7 hits, 2 walks, and 9 strikeouts. Eduardo Diaz was the spark plug on offense, hitting a 2nd inning solo homer and a go-ahead RBI double in the 7th. Amarillo’s bullpen was strong in this game, delivering 3 23 scoreless innings. Tyler Holton pitched the first 1 23 out of the pen, picking up the win when Amarillo gained the lead. Scoreless outings by Mack Lemieux and Matt Brill were able to bring this win home.

High A: Hillsboro Hops 3, Spokane Indians 4

Andy Yerzy’s 2-homer game accounted for all of Hillsboro’s runs, as the rest of the line-up failed to pull their own weight. Marcos Tineo gave up 3 runs (1 earned) over 6 innings on 7 hits, 2 walks, and 6 strikeouts. The game remained tied at 3-3 until the bottom of the 8th, when Nick Snyder would cough up the go-ahead run.

Low A: Visalia Rawhide 7, Fresno Grizzlies 10

Despite a strong offensive day at the plate, a big inning against them on the mound would put Visalia in an impossible hole. Adrian Del Moral would allow 3 runs in 4 23 innings, taking the loss when the bullpen decided that being good was not a thing. Jose Santamaria got plastered for 6 runs in the 6th inning and it went downhill from there. Visalia put up a spirited rally late, scoring 5 times between the 8th and 9th inning for a more “respectable” score.