AAA: Sacramento 12, Oklahoma City 1


Sacramento Notes:

  • The headline of this game is that Lamonte Wade, Jr. made his rehab debut.  Wade was 0-for-2 with a walk over four innings played, before he was replaced.
  • Heliot Ramos had his best day since his return from the bigs, going 3-for-4 and hitting his second home run of the season.  Ramos has a batting line of .267/.411/.422 in Triple-A through 12 games.
  • Austin Dean had his own 3-hit day, with his third home run and first triple of the season.  All three of Dean’s home runs have come in the last five games he has played.  He’s just 9-for-46 (.196) on the year, but six of those nine hits have been for extra bases (three doubles, one triple, three home runs).
  • Continuing to be red hot in Triple-A is Luke Williams, with his second 3-hit game in three games at Sacramento, with a double, a sacrifice fly and going 1-for-2 in stolen bases.  He’s 7-for-12 with two doubles at Triple-A.
  • Bryce Johnson only got half a game, replacing Wade in the 5th inning, but he was 2-for-2 with two doubles.  Johnson now has a .325/.341/.400 batting line with the three doubles and seven steals.  However, he’s just got one walk to 12 strikeouts over 40 at-bats.
  • Luis Ortiz gave up a run on just two hits and no walks in his first start of the season, while striking out five.  Ortiz had allowed 11 runs in his last two appearances, so his ERA is at 10.03.
  • Kervin Castro had two scoreless innings, with two walks and a hit allowed with one strikeout.  Castro has a 1.29 ERA over 7.0 innings.  He’s got eight strikeouts on the year, but also has given up seven walks.  Over the last four innings, he’s walked four while he’s struck out just two.

AA: Richmond 2, Erie 1


Richmond Notes:

  • Tristan Beck had his best start of the season, striking out seven with no runs allowed.  He walked four.  Now, through 14.0 innings, he’s got 19 strikeouts and seven walks, and he lowered his ERA to 2.57. 
  • Sean Roby’s offensive run continued today with a 2-for-3 day, with a walk and his first double of the season.  Through 12 games this season, Roby is batting .308/.440/.795 with six home runs, and now his first non-home run extra base hit with the double.
  • Franklin Labour also picked up a 2-hit game, his second of the season, nudging him above the Mendoza line.  He’s now hitting .216/.293/.351 on the year through 12 games this season.
  • Reliever Ryan Walker struck out three of the four batters he faced, giving him six strikeouts in 5.0 innings this season.  He’s now had two scoreless innings after he gave up four runs in an outing.
  • John Russell picked up his first save of the season, striking out two and walking one in the 9th inning.  Russell is yet to be scored upon, with seven strikeouts to one walk in 5.2 innings.

High-A: Eugene 7, Vancouver 3


Eugene Notes:

  • Armani Smith was only 1-for-5, but hit his 4th home run of the season, which leads Eugene and is tied with Tim Tawa (AZ) for the Northwest League lead..  Smith is batting .344/.475/.750 on the year now, with four home runs and a double.
  • Jimmy Glowenke was 2-for-5 with his second home run and first double of the season.  The 2-hit game doubles his hit total on the season, as he’s now 4-for-30 (.133) with a double and two home runs.
  • Ghordy Santos made his second appearance at shortstop of the season with Marco Luciano DHing.  Santos had his second home run of the season and a walk, but he also committed three errors in the game.  Santos had seven errors in 127 innings over 16 games in 2021 at the shortstop position.  Santos has also played second, third, center and right field this season.
  • Third baseman Casey Schmitt had a 2-hit game, with two doubles to give him three on the season.  On the season, Schmitt has hit .344/.400/.625 with three doubles and two home runs.
  • Hunter Bishop was 0-for-4 with a walk, but also stole his first two bases of the season.  Over 32 games in his debut season, he has seven steals in nine attempts
  • The start belonged to Randy Rodriguez, his third of the season.  Rodriguez didn’t allow a baserunner in his three innings, while striking out four.  He has struck out ten with four walks in 7.2 innings.
  • Clay Helvey didn’t allow a baserunner in 1.2 innings.  Helvey has 10 strikeouts to three walks in 7.0 innings this season.
  • In the 9th, Nick Avila just gave up a walk while getting a strikeout in a scoreless inning.  Avila gave up a run in his first game, but has gone unscored upon since.

Low-A: San Jose 10, Visalia 2


San Jose Notes:

  • Aeverson Arteaga had one of his best games of the season.  He hit his second home run of the season, and his third double.  He’s hitting .286/.364/.469 on the year now, with three doubles and two home runs.  Also, he was caught stealing for the first time this year.  He’s got two steals on three attempts now.
  • Vaun Brown had a home run and a double in a 3-hit game.  He’s 5-for-14 with two doubles and a home run over his last three games, though he’s batting just .237 overall on the season.
  • With a double as part of a 2-hit game, Abdiel Layer now has four doubles on the season.  Over his last five games, he’s 7-for-20 with three doubles, a triple, and three walks to nine strikeouts.
  • Matt Mikulski had another solid start, allowing just a run with four strikeouts in four innings.  He’s got a 1.50 ERA with ten strikeouts and a walk in 12.0 innings.
  • Mat Olsen kept the strikeout pace up for the farm system, striking out six in 2.2 innings, allowing an unearned run on just a walk and a wild pitch.  Olsen has 12 strikeouts to two walks in 7.2 innings.
  • Esmerlin Vinicio struck out two and gave up a hit in 1.1 innings.  Vinicio has struck out five and walked one in 4.2 innings this season, but has also given up eight hits in that span.