Manager’s report from Advanced Instructional League (#5)

Timber Rattlers manager Matt Erickson checks in from Arizona with notes about the Advanced Instructional League games.  This update is from Wednesday’s game, a 9-0 loss to the Rangers/Royals and it features a Tyler Thornburg appearance.

  • The Brewers/Mariners took one on the chin as the Rangers/Royals pitched a shutout, while belting out 14 hits for the 9-0 win.
  • The Mariners pitching gave up 5 runs in the first 3 innings.
  • The Brewers staff took the ball in the 6th.
  • [Tyler] Thornburg struck out two batters in a scoreless 6th, gave up 2 runs in the 7th, and got another zero in the 8th by inducing a double play and a pop up.
  • [Alan] Williams pitched the 9th and allowed 2 runs on 2 hits, 1 bb, and 1 SO.
  • Defensive report:
  • [TJ] Mittelstaedt made a nice catch on a line drive at 3b.
  • [Nick] Shaw had a couple routine plays at 2b.
  • [Yadiel] Rivera made two nice plays
  • A back hand play 6-3
  • And started a web gem DP by coming in on a chopper and delivering a perfect feed to Shaw for the 6-4-3.
  • Offensive report: No runs. Collected just 3 hits.
  • Rivera had two hard hit singles 2/3.
  • Shaw had a line drive single to LF.
  • Rivera and Mittelstaedt were both caught stealing 2b on first movement from the LHP.

Brewer farmhands in the boxscore:
Yadiel Rivera SS… 2/3. 2 singles
Hunter Morris 1b… 0/3. F7, K, 6-3
TJ Mittelstaedt 3b… 0/3. 5-4, K, K
Max Walla RF… 0/3. K, Kc, K
Nick Shaw 2b… 1/3. 1-3, 1b, 6-3
Adam Wiesenburger  C… 0/1. K
Rafael Neda C… 0/1. 5-3

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