AAA: Tacoma 6, Sacramento 4
- Heliot Ramos had his best game since his Triple-A promotion, hitting two doubles after hitting his first yesterday. He’s 4-for-21 (.190) in Triple-A, and three of those hits are doubles. He also flashed some serious defense.
- Joe McCarthy had his second 2-hit game in a row, raising his batting average to .305 on the season.
- Starter Gerson Garabito had one of his best games, allowing just one run, but he had the second game in a row, with just a single strikeout. In six starts in July, he has 17 strikeouts to 19 walks in 22.1 innings.
- Camilo Doval had one of his strongest appearances of the season, striking out the side, though he still walked one. He’s walked at least one batter in every game he’s pitched in June (9 appearances). He has 29 strikeouts to 18 walks in 22.1 innings in Sacramento this season.
AA: Bowie 6, Richmond 1
- David Villar led the Squirrels with two doubles, giving him 15 on the season, along with 11 home runs. He’s batting .253/.345/.446 on the season.
- Luis Alexander Basabe picked up a hit, but also stole the first two bases of his rehab. Basabe’s season high was 25 in 2016.
- Caleb Kilian had one of his roughest starts, giving up a season high four runs, though only three were earned. It included the first home run he’d given up in a month (June 27th), and first batter he’d hit since July 3rd.
High-A: Everett 5, Eugene 4
- Brett Auerbach’s power surge only continues, with his 6th home run in the last 11 games. His slugging percentage has gone from .429 to .592 over that span.
- Ismael Munguia hit his third double in the last four games, giving him 11 on the season.
- Ricardo Genoves hit just his 2nd double of the month. He has two doubles and four home runs in 72 at-bats in the month, having hit 15-for-72 (.208).
- Heath Quinn broke a bit of a cool streak with his first multi-hit game since July 15th. He was 4-for-25 (.160) over his previous seven games.
- Free agent Jake Dahlberg made his debut in the Giants system, singed on July 24th. Dahlberg has spent the last three games with the Chicago Dogs of the American Association. He had a 3.05 ERA over 15 games this season, after posting a 6.29 ERA in 2020.
Low-A: San Jose 9, Inland Empire 0
San Jose Notes:
- Luis Matos had his second straight 3-hit game, and hit his 8th home run of the season. He raised his batting average up to .310, the highest it’s been since early in the season in May.
- Ryan Murphy’s strikeout roll continued, as he will finish July with double-digit strikeouts in every start (five). On the month, he has 56 strikeouts to six walks in 31.0 innings, and has a total of 116 strikeouts in 76.0 innings. He leads teammate Carson Ragsdale (108) and Kyle Harrison (92) for the lead in the Low-A West.
- Side note: Fresno’s Sam Weatherly has 90 strikeouts, for 4th in the league in strikeouts. The rest of the top six are Murphy, Ragsdale, and Harrison ahead of him, with Wil Jensen (81) in 5th, and Prelander Berroa (80) in 6th.
- Patrick Bailey had his biggest day in San Jose, going 4-for-4 with a walk, raising his batting line from .231/.311/.385 to .302/.380/.465 in his 11th game in Low-A.
- Jairo Pomares had another multi-hit game (7 in the last 10 games), and his third double in two games. He’s batting .348/.407/.689 with 38 strikeouts to 10 walks.
ACL: ACL Giants Black 8, ACL D-Backs 4
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- Alexander Suarez had his second multi-hit game in the last four, and is batting .310/.347/.463 so far this season. He also stole his 8th base in his 11th attempt in 19 games. Over his last 10 games, he’s stolen five bases and been caught twice.
- Dilan Rosario hit a triple today, his second of the season.
- Rafael Martinez had his fourth start, striking out a season-high seven while walking just a season-low-tying two. He’s got a 5.23 ERA after five starts?
ACL: ACL Giants Orange 10, ACL Athletics 5
ACL Giants Orange Notes:
- Aeverson Arteaga hit his 7th home run of the summer, easily leading the ACL by two home runs over the second place hitter.
- Kwan Adkins hit his first home run since July 27th, putting him in a tie for 3rd in the ACL with four home runs (with 10 other batters).
- It took Adrian Sugastey 18 games to hit his first home run of the summer. He’s batting .328/.379/.426 so far in the ACL.
- Manuel Mercedes mostly had his best game, holding hitters to one hit for the first time in a start, and allowed no earned runs for the first time this summer, but also walked a season-high five as he struck out five. in 18.1 innings, he has struck out 18 and walked 13.
- The Giants Orange and Athletics 2 finished their suspended game that the Giants were just dominating in. It only had three more at-bats, and the Giants won 13-2, but you can see the full box score by clicking here.
DSL: DSL Brewers1 3, DSL Giants Black 1
DSL Giants Black Notes:
- Elian Rayo had another great game with his plate discipline. He was 1-for-1, and walked his other two times up. He has 15 walks to three strikeouts in 40 plate appearances in 10 games.
- Gustavo Cardoza hit his second double of the summer. He’s batting .240/.406/.320 after 10 games.
- Ricardo Estrada had his third start, and gave up just his second earned run (though he’s given up eight runs in total.
DSL: DSL Mariners 6, DSL Giants Orange 5
DSL Giants Orange Notes:
- Eliam Sandoval had gone hitless for two straight games, but broke it with his first home run of the season. In five games, he’s 3-for-15, with five strikeouts to no walks.
- Starter Miguel Mora had another rough game, allowing four runs in 3.0 innings. He’s got a 7.88 ERA with 13 strikeouts to two walks in 8.0 innings.