Miguel Sanchez made his first start of the season for the San Antonio Missions on Sunday.
The right-handed relief pitcher from the Dominican Republic got the assignment after seven relief appearances earlier in the season.
Sanchez pitched 3 1/3 scoreless innings in the Missions’ 6-1 seven-inning victory over Round Rock in the second game of a doubleheader. He gave up one hit with three strikeouts and one walk.
For the season, Sanchez is 1-2 with a 2.93 ERA.
Left-hander Donnie Hart (1-1) came in for Sanchez in the fourth inning and got the win. Hart pitched 1 2/3 innings and allowed one hit. Alex Wilson and Deolis Guerra pitched one inning each to finish the game.
The San Antonio Missions hit three home runs and scored all their runs in their last two innings at bat in the first game of a doubleheader Thursday at Wolff Stadium.
Cory Spangenberg, Nate Orf and Jake Hager homered in the Missions’ 8-3 seven-inning victory over the Oklahoma City Dodgers. The Missions scored seven runs in the bottom of the sixth.
Orf hit a solo shot in the bottom of the fifth inning. Spangenberg hit a solo shot in the bottom of the sixth. Hager hit a two-run, pinch-hit home run in the bottum of the sixth.
Missions starting pitcher Bubba Derby lasted five innings and got a no-decision. He allowed three runs in the second inning and held the Dodgers scoreless in his other four innings. Reliever Josh Fields pitched the sixth inning and got his first win of the season.
Missions pitchers throw combined shutout in second game
Starting pitcher Burch Smith threw 5 1/3 innings as the Missions beat the Dodgers 3-0 in the second game of the doubleheader.
Smith (3-0) allowed two hits with one walk and stuck out five batters. Donnie Hart came in for Smith in the sixth. Taylor Williams went to the mound in relief in the top of the seventh inning and a runner on base and got the save.
San Antonio Missions pitcher Donnie Hart was called up by Milwaukee on Friday and made his debut with the Brewers on Friday night.
Hart pitched a scoreless ninth inning in the Brewers’ 5-3 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The 5-foot-11 left-hander pitched in six games for the Missions in short relief. He recorded 3.0 innings and had a 0-1 record with a 3.00 ERA. He struck out four batters with two walks and gave up five hits.
Hart pitched in the majors the last three seasons with the Baltimore Orioles. He appeared in 93 games, including 51 in 2017 and 20 last season. He had a 3.43 ERA with a 2-0 record and no saves with the Orioles.