AAA: El Paso 11, Sacramento 7

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Sacramento Notes:

  • Kevin Padlo went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles, his first two with Sacramento and fourth overall this season in the PCL.  Since joining Sacramento, Padlo is 9-for-28 (.321) with two doubles and four home runs, with two walks to eight strikeouts.
  • Ricardo Genovés had a 2-for-3 day with a double, his 6th of the season.  Genovés is batting .284/.354/.446 on the season, and is 9-for-20 (.450) with three doubles since the start of May.
  • Tommy La Stella got into his fifth rehab game, going 1-for-4.  Over his rehab time, La Stella is 3-for-14 (.214) with a double and a home run, and two walks to one strikeout.  La Stella played seven innings defensively, his longest game.
  • Isan Diaz came into the game to replace La Stella, and had a home run in his only at-bat.  It was Diaz’s first home run with any team this season, and it was his sixth game with Sacramento.
  • Luis Ortiz had a bit of a rough start, allowing four hits and having two errors behind him leading to four runs, but only two were earned.  On the year, Ortiz has 28 strikeouts to just two walks in 22.0 innings.
  • Sam Long’s return to Sacramento did not go well, as he allowed four runs on four hits (two home runs) and two walks.  Long had a 3.48 ERA in San Francisco through nine games before he was sent down.

AA: Richmond 2, Harrisburg 0

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Richmond Notes:

  • Bryan Brickhouse had his best start by far.  He went 6.2 scoreless innings, allowing just four hits, with ten strikeouts.  It was Brickhouse’s first start of the season without allowing any runs, or without allowing any walks, and the ten strikeouts were a season high.  He had 35 strikeouts to 11 walks in 30.1 innings.
  • Chris Wright had a solid game, going 1.2 innings with a hit and walk allowed, and one strikeout.  Through 12.2 innings, Wright still has just ten strikeouts to nine walks.
  • First baseman Frankie Tostado was 1-for-4 with his seventh double of the year.  Tostado leads the Squirrels with a .309 batting average (30-for-97), and has seven doubles and three home runs.
  • The only Squirrel with a pair of hits, Simon Whiteman was 2-for-3.  It was Whiteman’s second multi-hit game of the season.  He’s hitting just 7-for-41 on the season since his delayed debut.  Whiteman also picked up his second steal of the season.

High-A: No Game Scheduled

Eugene Notes:

  • Eugene has Tuesday and Wednesday off as the University of Oregon Ducks need the park.  Eugene will be back on Thursday, finishing the suspended game from Monday, and then playing another game.

Low-A: Lake Elsinore 3, San Jose 2 (10 Innings)

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San Jose Notes:

  • Abdiel Layer had a huge day for San Jose, going 3-for-3 with his third home run of the year in the bottom of the 9th to tie the game, and his second steal of the year.  It was the first 3-hit game of the season.  Since the start of May, he’s 7-for-20 (.350) with two doubles, two home runs, with four walks to six strikeouts.
  • Grant McCray’s hot May continued with his 5th home run of the season to lead off the game, on a 1-for-3 day with two walks, as well as his fifth steal.  McCray has at least one hit in all eight games he’s played in the month, going 16-for-36 (.444) with three doubles and four home runs.  He’s also stolen four bases on six attempts in May, with totals of five steals on seven attempts.
  • Mason Black had a strong start, going five scoreless innings, with three hits and a walk with six strikeouts.  It’s the second straight scoreless start for Black.  On the season, he has a 2.28 ERA on the year, with 34 strikeouts to six walks in 23.2 innings.