Giants Orange Offense a Labour of Love at Riverview

Franklin Labour ripped a solo HR and an RBI single and scored two runs, Fabian Pena laced two RBI doubles and scored a run, Yorlis Rodriguez hammered an RBI double and an RBI single, and Anyesber Sivira singled, tripled, stole a base, and scored two runs, leading a Giants Orange squad 14-hit attack en route to a 8-1 thrashing of the Cubs "A" team in Cactus League Extended Spring Training game action Saturday morning on Field #5 at the Riverview Baseball Complex on John Arguello Way in Mesa, AZ.  

Orian Nunez belted a solo HR leading off the bottom of the 3rd to account for the lone Cub run. 

The game was pre-planned as an eight-inning contest. 

Here is the abridged box score from the game (Cubs players only): 

CUBS "A" TEAM LINEUP:
1. Jacob Hannemann, RF: 1-4 (5-3, 1B, K, L-7)
2. Josue Huma, SS: 1-4 (1B, P-5, K, 5-4 FC)
3. Gioskar Amaya, 2B: 0-3 (K, 6-4 FC, L-5)
4. Marcus Mastrobuoni, C: 1-2 (F-8, BB, 1B)
5. Alexander Guerra, DH #1: 0-3 (6-3, K, K)
6. Dalton Hurd, LF: 0-3 (K, 6-4 FC, K)
7. Jake Slaughter, 3B: 1-3 (1B, F-9, 6-3, CS)
8. Orian Nunez, 1B: 2-3 (HR, 1B, F-8, R, RBI)
9. Fernando Kelli, CF: 0-3 (K, 4-6 FC, 5-3)
10. Herson Perez, DH #2: 1-2 (1B, 5-3, HBP)

CUBS "A" TEAM PITCHERS
1. Jesus Tejada: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R (1 ER), 0 BB, 2 K, 1 HR, 2/2 GO/AO, 19 pitches (15 strikes)
2. Raidel Orta: 1.2 IP, 2 H, 2 R (2 ER), 1 BB, 3 K, 1c BALK, 1/1 GO/AO, 37 pitches (23 strikes)
3. Julio Guante: 1.2 IP, 4 H, 2 R (2 ER), 1 BB, 4 K, 1 WP, 42 pitches (27 strikes) 
4. Elias Herrera: 1.1 IP, 6 H, 3 R (3 ER) 0 BB, 2 K, 0/2 GO/AO, 1 WP, 38 pitches (22 strikes) 
5. Alfredo Colorado: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 0 K, 1 GIDP, 1/2 GO/AO, 21 pitches (10 strikes) 

CUBS "A" TEAM ERRORS: 2 
1. C Marcus Mastrobuoni: E-2 (overthrow to 2nd base on SB attempt allowed runner to advance to 3rd) 
2. CF Fernando Kelli: E-8 (muffed E-2 overthrow into CF on SB attempt allowing runner to score) 

CUBS "A" TEAM CATCHERS DEFENSE
Marcus Mastrobuoni: 1-3 CS, 1 E (see above) 

ATTENDANCE: 13 

WEATHER: Sunny with temperatures in the 90's

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"Just because it isn't official doesn't mean it didn't happen" 

Comments

wow...nick senzel's debut with CIN featured an amazing wall climbing HR robbery by kevin pillar...and then senzel getting a HR in his following AB.

i don't think they'll miss matt kemp.

also, NYM/MIL are tied in the 18th inning...longest game (by innings) in miller park history

...MIL wins in the 18th...6 hit night for braun.  boo.

wow...PIT down by 2 in the 13th...win with a walk-off homer in the bottom 13th...

there's been some good extra innings baseball the past couple days.

de la cruz AA debut last night...

5ip 1h 4bb 5k, 1r/er

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