AAA: Reno 6, Sacramento 5
- Jason Krizan’s had an excellent two games. He’s gone 5-for-6 with two home runs and a double over the past two games.
- Heliot Ramos collected a pair of hits for the second game in a row in Sacramento, and he’s collected five of his six Triple-A hits in the last three games. Heliot also got to play against his older brother, Henry, for the first time in a minor league game. Henry had previously been in the Giants organization.
- Joey Bart now has double-digit home runs after hitting his 10th in 45 Triple-A games. Bart is batting .307/.367/.540 in Sacramento, and added a pick off of a runner at third.
- Tommy La Stella’s rehab continued, with his first hit in five games.
- Tyler Beede had his longest appearance of the season, going 4.2 innings, though giving up six hits. His control issues have improved slightly, though overall in Triple-A, he’s walked 36 in 44.0 innings, with 47 strikeouts.
- Reyes Moronta’s comeback continued, as he gave up the first runs in three games since his rehab begin. Since he returned, he’s walked four and struck out two in 2.2 innings.
- Brandon Belt played his first rehab game, going 0-for-2 with a strikeout.
AA: Bowie 5, Richmond 4
- Diego Rincones hit his first home run since hitting three in three consecutive games from July 17th-July 20th.
- Frankie Tostado had his first multi-hit game since July 11th, and hit his 14th double of the season.
- Simon Whiteman had his 3-hit game, extending his hit streak to 8 games. He also stole his 13th base in Double-A. With the 13 steals, he’s tied for 3rd in the league, with 20 steals being the league lead. He’s done it in 38 games, with the other top three members having played at least 57 games at the level.
- Trenton Toplikar gave up two more home runs. Over four starts in July, he’s allowed six home runs in 15.2 innings, and 11 total in 58.2 innings. His previous season high was 8 home runs in 2019 across both levels of Single-A in 109.0 innings.
- Patrick Ruotolo struck out two in a scoreless inning, though he hit a batter. He now has four hit batters in 24.2 innings this season, which is more than he has walks (3).
High-A: Eugene 11, Everett 9
- Seth Corry had a very bad pre-trade deadline appearance, his worst of the season, unable to get out of the 1st inning. Corry allowed five hits, and in the month of July, he allowed 24 hits over 18.0 innings. His batting average allowed rose from .182 at the start of the month to .238 at the end.
- Franklin Labour’s 9th inning home run was part of a big comeback, as the 3-run home run tied the game. It also gave him his 9th home run of the season, after he’d struck out four times in the game.
- Heath Quinn’s 9th inning home run that followed Labour’s gave the team the lead. It was Quinn’s fifth home run in his 21st game of the season. Quinn’s season high was 14 that he hit in 2018, over 96 games.
- Carter Aldrete hit his 7th home run of the season. Aldrete’s had a strong July, and is batting .286/.360/.558 over the month with three doubles and six home runs.
- Tyler Fitzgerald is up to 12 home runs, Fitzgerald has 12 home runs, 19 doubles, 11 steals in 15 attempts, and 26 walks to 95 strikeouts on the season.
Low-A: Inland Empire 6, San Jose 3
San Jose Notes:
- Kyle Harrison will finish July with his lowest monthly walk total (10), but twice gave up a season-high eight hits, including on Thursday. He finishes July with a 5.82 ERA, his highest monthly total, with 29 strikeouts to 10 walks in 21.2 IP.
- Jairo Pomares extended his hitting streak to 10 games. He’s 18-for-40 (.450) with 7 doubles and two home runs during it, and has raised his batting average from .311 to .350 over that span.
- Luis Matos picked up a hit for the fifth straight game, and is batting .308/.346/.473 on the season.
ACL Black Game 1: ACL Giants Black 1, ACL Cubs 0 (7 Innings)
ACL Black Game 2: ACL Giants Black 4, ACL Cubs 0 (7 Innings)
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- Freddery Paulino led a doubleheader shutout, with his first shutout of the summer in his 6th start. He’s got 23 strikeouts to nine walks in 24.0 innings.
- Nick Swiney got in his second rehab start, and he went one inning, gave up one hit and one walk and struck out one. So…just like his first rehab start three days ago.
- Nick Mullings worked the majority of game two, though in relief, nearly more than doubling his longest previous sting of the season. He only struck out three, and has 14 strikeouts to 15.1 innings this summer, with six walks.
- Javeyan Williams had the best offensive day, going a combined 3-for-4, bumping his ACL batting average up to .304.
- Dilan Rosario picked up his third triple in the ACL in his 21st game there. That gives Rosario more triples (3) than doubles (0) and home runs (2) combined in the ACL.
- Yorlis Rodriguez ended up 2-for-6 with his fourth double of the summer. He’s got a .284/.338/.418 batting line on the summer.
ACL Orange Game 1: ACL D-Backs 6, ACL Giants Orange 3 (8 Innings)
ACL Orange Game 2: ACL Giants Orange 5, ACL D-Backs 0 (7 Innings)
ACL Giants Orange Notes:
- Kwan Adkins posted his first 3-hit game of the summer, though it was followed by a hitless game. Adkins is batting .255/.361/.569 on the season.
- Edison Mora continued his string of five straight multi-hit games. He’s 10-for-21 (.476) and has two doubles and a home run over the span.
- After not getting on base in game 1, Aeverson Arteaga got on base three times in Game 2, with a single and two walks. He’s got 23 strikeouts to 11 walks in 90 plate appearances.
- Luis Moreno allowed just three hits, and has allowed three hits or less in his last five starts.
- Jesus Gomez made his first start of the season, and it was his fourth scoreless appearance out of six games this summer. However, he allowed seven in his first appearance, so his ERA is still 5.54.
DSL: DSL Giants Black 5, DSL Cubs Red 3
DSL Giants Black Notes:
- Estanlin Cassiani picked up two double, giving him three on the season, and also his second steal of the summer in six games. He’s batting .421/.450/.579 on the season.
- Yonathan Ochoahas been increasing his strikeouts in his three starts this season, starting with three in his first start, then four, and now five in his third start. He has 12 strikeouts to three walks in 14.2 innings.
DSL: DSL Colorado 10, DSL Giants Orange 2
DSL Giants Orange Notes:
- Derwin Laya was lifted for a pinch runner after hitting a double, his 4th of the summer. Over 11 games, he’s walked six times and struck out six times.
- It was a nightmare start for the pitching staff, as a combined two pitchers could not get out of the first. Cristofer Valenzuela only got one out, giving up three hits, a walk, and hitting two batters, with all six coming around to score. Luis Yepez followed, giving up four more runs on five hits, letting ten runs come in just in the first inning.