AAA: Tacoma 10, Sacramento 6
- David Villar notched his 14th home run while going 1-for-3 with two walks. Villar now has a .307/.425/.693 batting line, and extended his season-lead in home runs, three over the next highest home run total, Las Vegas’ Shea Langeliers, who has 11.
- Another home run came from Donovan Walton, who hit his second home run of the year and first with Sacramento. In 5 games since he was traded, Walton is batting .235/.350/.471, with one double and one home run.
- Richardo Genovés went 2-for-4, increasing his batting average to .258. Genovés is 12-for-39 (.308) since the start of May, with three doubles, and six walks to ten strikeouts.
- Starter Michael Plassmeyer had a very rough game, giving up five runs on five hits and three walks in 3.1 innings, with three of the hits being home runs. Plassmeyer has now allowed 13 home runs in 39.0 innings this season, and he’s just two home runs short of his career high allowed, 15 in 2021, but that was in 109.1 innings.
- Gregory Santos had a scoreless inning, allowing one hit with no strikeouts. Santos hasn’t allowed an earned run in his last six Triple-A appearances, though he has allowed four unearned. His ERA has dropped to 3.45, qith 15 strikeouts to 10 walks in 15.2 innings.
- Joey Marciano allowed a run without a hit, just two walks and two strikeouts, with two steals and a sacrifice fly for the run. Marciano’s ERA is up to 3.18 with that, as he’s allowed four earned runs in his last two games.
AA: Richmond 5, Altoona 3
- Rob Emery picked up his second home run of the season on a 1-for-3 day at the plate. It was Emery’s first game in over a week, after missing time with no reason given.
- Shane Matheny picked up his first triple of the game, going 1-for-3 after coming in mid-game. The hit gives Matheny a seven-game hitting streak, and he’s raised his batting average from .260 to .289 with the streak.
- Brandon Martorano was the only Squirrel with multiple hits on the game, going 2-for-5. Martorano has four multi-hit games out of the last six, bumping his batting average from .173 to .227.
- Bryan Brickhouse allowed two runs on four hits over 5.0 innings, with two of the hits being home runs. Brickhouse now has 41 strikeouts to 13 walks in 36.1 innings this season.
- Chris Wright struck out two without allowing a baserunner in an inning of work. Wright’s now got 18 strikeouts to nine walks in 16.2 innings on the year. At the start of the month, he had a 8:7 K:BB ratio.
High-A: Spokane 9, Eugene 4
- Marco Luciano went 2-for-5, with two more doubles to give him seven on the season, but broke his streak of games with home runs at three. Luciano’s batting line is up to .312/.372/.569.
- Casey Schmitt hit his 5th double of the season while going 2-for-4. Schmitt had three multi-hit games over the last four, and his batting average is up to .340, the highest it’s been since mid-April. He leads the league in average, nearly 30 points above his nearest competitior, and also still leads the league in on-base percentage, slugging, and is tied for the league lead in home runs, with Luciano and Everertt’s Spencer Packard with seven.
- Jimmy Glowenke hit his 4th home run of the year, and his second in five games. Glowenke is just 15-for-83 on the year, for a .181 batting average.
- Ryan Murphy made his second start of the season, but it wasn’t as successful as his first, as he allowed four runs on five hits and three walks. It was almost as many earned run as Murphy gave up in High-A in 2021 (5) in 31.1 innings.
Low-A: Inland Empire 3, San Jose 0
San Jose Notes:
- Mason Black had another strong start for San Jose, striking out seven and allowing just three hits in 5.2 scoreless innings. It’s Black’s fourth straight game without allowing a run, lowering his ERA to 1.57. On the year, he’s struck out 44 to just eight walks in 34.1 innings.
- Garret Frechette was one of two Giants with multiple hits, going 2-for-3 with his third double and second triple of the season. In three pro seasons, Frechette now has two triples in each season, though he has plenty of time left this year.
- Victor Bericoto also picked up a pair of hits, going 2-for-4 with his 6th double of the year. He’s 30-for-124 (.242) on the year, with six doubles and four home runs.