Four Mis­sions com­bine to shut out Nat­u­rals

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - SCOREBOARD -

SAN AN­TO­NIO — Chris Huff­man and three other pitch­ers com­bined for a shutout as the San An­to­nio Mis­sions topped the North­west Arkansas Nat­u­rals 2-0 on Mon­day.

Trey Win­gen­ter struck Samir Duenez out with run­ners on first and sec­ond to end the game for his ninth save of the sea­son.

Huff­man (4-2) went six score­less in­nings, al­low­ing six hits while strik­ing out five and walk­ing four to get the win. Corey Ray (5-6) went six in­nings, al­low­ing two runs and four hits to take the tough loss in the Texas League game. He also struck out five and walked three.

San An­to­nio scored its runs when Web­ster Rivas hit an RBI dou­ble in the fifth in­ning and Fran­mil Reyes hit a sac­ri­fice fly in the sixth.

The Nat­u­rals squan­dered some scor­ing chances, leav­ing 12 run­ners on base in the loss. NW Arkansas was held score­less for the sixth time this sea­son, while the San An­to­nio staff recorded its 10th shutout of the year.

The Nat­u­rals have today off be­fore open­ing a fourgame se­ries at Ar­vest Ball­park against the Tulsa Drillers (Los An­ge­les Dodgers) on Wed­nes­day. First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m.

HOOKS 6, TRAV­EL­ERS 5

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Gar­rett Stubbs dou­bled twice and sin­gled twice, driv­ing in three runs as the Corpus Christi Hooks beat the Arkansas Trav­el­ers 6-5 on Mon­day.

Jack May­field home­red and sin­gled with two RBIs for Corpus Christi.

Corpus Christi started the scor­ing in the sec­ond in­ning when Stubbs hit a two-run dou­ble.

Arkansas an­swered in the top of the next frame, scor­ing three runs to grab a one-run lead on a two-run sin­gle by Seth Me­jias-Brean and an RBI sin­gle by Chuck Tay­lor.

The Hooks later added two runs in the third and one in the fourth and fifth to se­cure the vic­tory.

Kent Emanuel (5-5) got the win in re­lief while Arkansas starter Brett Ash (5-8) took the loss in the Texas League game.

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