Robert Brender, @robertbrender on TwitterOklahoma City RedHawks (HOU) 3, @ Las Vegas 51s 4
Travis d’Arnaud (pictured) moved back behind the plate Sunday after being the DH the previous night and continues to perform offensively. With his 1-2, 2BB outing d’Arnaud has his safely in all three games since being moved up from Binghamton and is batting .295 overall at the AAA level. He’s also walked in all three games (4BB) with Vegas this weekend.
Matt den Dekker extended his hitting streak to four games, going 2-3 with a double (7), walk, rbi and run scored. During the streak, the Vegas center fielder is 8 for 16 (.500) with three extra base hits and two walks. His average stands at .292 and OPS at .833.
Lucas Duda played first base for the first time in six games with the 51s and was 1-4, 2K, run. He’s averaging a strikeout per game at the AAA level and has 21 since returning from his oblique strain. All three of his hits for Vegas have been singles.
Chris Schwinden started for the 51s and got the win: 6IP, 4H, 3R, 3ER, 1BB, 4K.
Notes: Ruben Tejada broke a streak of three games without a hit, going 1-4….Kirk Nieuwenhuis doubled and singled in five trips.