AAA: Sacramento 4, Las Vegas 3
- Sacramento was rehab central with three rehabbing Giants, two making their first rehab starts. LaMonte Wade Jr. played the entire game, going 0-for-3 with two walks. Tommy La Stella and Evan Longoria were each 1-for-3 with a single. La Stella played four innings, while Longoria played five.
- David Villar came into the game in the 6th inning, and was 1-for-1 with a double, the team’s only extra-base hit. The double was just his second of the season, with a triple and eight home runs. Through 22 games, Villar has a .301/.408/.639 batting line.
- Heliot Ramos was 1-for-4 with a strikeout. Ramos has four games with a hit out of the last five, with four walks, and is batting .213.
- Enmanuel De Jesus allowed two unearned runs on five hits , two walks, and his own error. His six strikeouts were a season-high, and he has 22 strikeouts to eight walks in 16.1 innings.
- Reliever Joey Marciano took the blown save, giving up his first run allowed since April 10th on a home run. Marciano has a 1.74 ERA over ten games.
- Patrick Ruotolo picked up the save with 1.1 innings, with a hit and two walks, while striking out two. In Sacramento, Ruotolo now has nine strikeouts to four walks in 7.1 innings, and just three hits.
AA: Richmond 5, Akron 4 (10 Innings)
- Shane Matheny had the game-winning hit, a 1-out single in the 10th to score the placed runner on second. Matheny also had his second double of the season which was initially called a home run, and a walk. He now has a batting line of .289/.418/.533 on the season.
- Michael Gigliotti hasn’t been in the Quick-Notes much lately, but today he picked up his first triple as he got on base four times (2-3, 2 BB) and also notched his fourth stolen base of the year. Gigliotti had five straight hitless games, but picked up a hit on Friday and had the weekend off before his game today. It’s his first multi-hit game since April 12th.
- Sean Roby didn’t get any extra-base hits, but the three singles jumped his batting average from .231 to .257 in the one game. It’s the third 3-hit game Roby has had this season, with his last on April 16th.
- Kai-Wei Teng started the game for the Squirrels, allowing three runs (two earned) on five hits and a walk, but struck out a season-high nine. Teng now has 30 strikeouts to 13 walks in 24.0 innings, but has a 4.50 ERA
- Reliever Solomon Bates went two scoreless, allowing just a hit and a walk with three strikeouts. Bates is averaging just over two innings per relief appearance, and has a 1.42 ERA through six games as one of the team’s long relievers.
High-A: No Game Scheduled
- It’s unclear why Eugene has no game tonight, but will end up playing a doubleheader with Hillsboro on Saturday to make it up.
- Next week something similar will happen. Eugene will play Vancouver at home on Monday, a normal travel day, and then have both Tuesday and Wednesday off. They also again will have a doubleheader on Saturday with Vancouver.
Low-A: Stockton 9, San Jose 8 (10 Innings)
San Jose Notes:
- San Jose had leads of 7-2 in the 5th, and 8-3 in the 7th, but ended up with the tough extra innings loss.
- Grant McCray had his biggest game, with a 4-for-5 day, a walk, his third double and his third home run of the year. That bumped McCray’s batting average up from .191 to .250, and McCray is 6-for-9 with a double and two home runs over his past two games.
- First baseman Garrett Frechette had his first home run of the season on a 2-for-5 day. He’s 4-for-13 over his last three games, which has pushed his batting average from .238 to .255. In 2021, he had two home runs in 81 games, one home run each in San Jose and in the Arizona Complex League.
- Abdiel Layer also had a 2-hit game, picking up his 6th double of the season. With that, it gets Layer back to the Mendoza line after four straight hitless games.
- Starter Will Bednar gave up two runs on three walks and just one hit, but the one hit was a 2-run home run. Bednar has allowed just six hits in 20.2 innings, for a .092 average allowed, but three of those hits have been home runs. He also had 25 strikeouts to eight walks. And for the first time this season, he now has allowed more walks (8) than hit batters with pitches (7).
- It was a nightmare outing for Seth Lonsway, giving up five runs on six hits and two walks over 3.1 innings, although he also had a season-high seven strikeouts. His ERA jumped from 1.93 to 4.15, and has 23 strikeouts to 12 walks and 12 hits in 17.1 innings.
- Hunter Dula gave up two runs, and his first earned run of the season, on two hits, one walk, and two strikeouts in 1.1 innings. The run in the 9th was a home run, blowing the save, his second blown save of the season.