AAA: Sacramento 10, Reno 5
- Isan Díaz continued hit hot streak, going 2-for-5 with a double and a home run a day after hitting a pair of home runs. It’s just Díaz’s second double of the season, despite him now having 11 home runs.
- Catcher Michael Papierski went 3-for-4 with a walk and his second home run of the season, his first with Sacramento. It was Papierski’s first 3-hit game of the season, either with Sacramento or Sugar Land.
- Ka’ai Tom was 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles, giving him 11 on the season. In nine games this month, Tom has gone 14-for-33 (.424) with five doubles and three home runs.
- In one game, Steven Duggar had as many hits as in his first seven rehab games. He went 3-for-5, and also stole his first base of his rehab.
- Starting pitcher Raynel Espinal, who gave up one run on one hit in 5.0 innings, with the one hit being a home run. He also walked four and struck out eight. Espinal now has 69 strikeouts to 22 walks in 50.0 innings, as he lowered his ERA to 3.96.
AA: Richmond 5, Erie 4 (10 Innings)
- Will Wilson picked up his eighth home run of the season, going 1-for-4 with a walk and a HBP. In 29 games, he’s batting .233/.347/.505 with four doubles and eight home runs.
- Diego Rincones led the team with a 3-for-5 day, hitting his fifth double of the year and the walk-off single in the 10th. It’s been a tough year for Rincones, but he has gone 9-for-27 (.333) with three doubles and a home run through eight games in June.
- Armani Smith went 1-for-4 with his fourth double in Double-A. Through 16 games, Smith has a .322/.294/.475 batting line with four doubles, one triple, and one home run.
- Kai-Wei Teng took the start, giving up five hits and five walks in 5.1 innings, leading to just three runs, and four strikeouts. He now has 56 strikeouts to 32 walks in 55.1 innings.
- R.J. Dabovich worked two innings in relief, allowing a run on two hits, but striking out three. One of those hits was his first home run allowed this season. He allowed three in 2021 through 32.1 innings, but has just the one in 23.2 innings so far.
High-A: Eugene 7, Spokane 2
- Jairo Pomares had the big hit for Eugene early, hitting his eighth home run in the first inning and also adding his eighth double. The 2-for-4 day was Pomares’ thrid multi-hit game in his last four, during which he’s increased his batting average from .203 to .226.
- Casey Schmitt went 1-for-3 with a walk and his seventh double of the season. Through 49 games this season, Schmitt is batting .301/.374/.488 on the year, with seven doubles and eight home runs.
- Ghordy Santos got on base four times on the game, going 2-for-3 with two walks. Santos is on quite a streak, having multiple hits in each of his last four games, and five of his last six. Over those six games, he’s boosted his batting average from .238 to .269.
- Nick Swiney had one of his best starts of the season, striking out a season-high nine, allowing two runs, one earned, on two hits and a hit batter. Swiney has 45 strikeouts to 15 walks in 35.1 innings.
Low-A: Lake Elsinore 6, San Jose 2
San Jose Notes:
- Dilan Rosario led the Giants with a 2-for-3 day. It was his first multi-hit game in the month of June. Rosario hasn’t had an extra-base hit since a home run on May 30th.
- Riley Mahan went 1-for-4 with his fourth double of the year. Through 17 games, Mahan is batting .275/.367/.493 with four doubles, a triple, and three home runs.
- Starter Will Bednar struggled with his control again, giving up four runs, three earned, on four hits and three walks, as well as two hit batters, two wild pitches, and a balk. Two of the hits he gave up were home runs. Over 43.0 innings, Bednar has struck out 51 to 22 walks, but has also given up 12 HBPs.
- Reliever Evan Gates struck out five of the six batters he faced over 2.0 innings. Gates now has 27 strikeouts to six walks in 19.2 innings this season.