Eric Yardley entered the second inning unexpectedly after fellow reliever Jason Jester was hit in the leg with a line drive and Yardley went on to pitch 3.2 scoreless innings. Box Score | Team Records: El Paso (64-65), Tacoma (63-66) Tacoma 9 El Paso 6 – Monday WP: Aro (6-0) LP: Lloyd (1-4) S: None Time: Attn: 5,170 victory in its last 14 tries.Christian Bethancourt tossed the sixth and seventh innings in his fourth consecutive scoreless appearance. The Chihuahuas have a .500 record for the first time since July 26.The “drug” of extra adrenaline running through his veins and yours is greatly diminished, so you’ll have to depend on your true inner charm, personality and superior dating intellect.Here are a few tips that can help to seal the deal, or at least help you know if this is guy has real potential.Gary Sanchez followed by grounding a sharp RBI single and Marisnick fired a strike on the fly to catcher Brian Mc Cann to get the sliding Ellsbury."You have to take that shot," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said."That's the right call."Mc Cann pumped his fist after making the tag and Marisnick whooped it up with fellow outfielders George Springer and Josh Reddick.
One of the more interesting approaches ranks prospects at each position throughout the minors.Players tend to stick at the toughest defensive position they can handle for the longest possible time (because they have more value there), so if a prospect is in A-ball and already a surefire first baseman, that’s not necessarily a good thing. The presumed starter at second base for the Iowa Cubs this year, Alcantara has been steadily climbing the rankings over the past two years as he’s steadily climbed the minor league ranks.From the report: “Alcantara has a short, compact swing from both sides of the plate.A matchup between teams with the best records in baseball came down to the final play, and the Astros were better — barely."I kind of started celebrating a little early, and then I stopped and watched what was happening," Marisnick said.Ellsbury's single with two outs in the ninth inning put runners at the corners, and the fleet leadoff hitter stole second.Leading 2-1 in the bottom of the seventh inning, Chihuahuas reliever Jose Valdez surrendered a two-run home run inside the right field pole to Joey Wong, giving the Rainiers a 3-2 advantage.