AAA: Sacramento 9, Salt Lake 5

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RF-LF Jaylin Davis: 1-2, 3 R, 1 RBI, 1 HR (4), 2 BB, 1 SO
C Joey Bart: 2-4, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 2B (7), 2 SO
LF-1B Jason Krizan: 3-4, 2 RBI, 1 E (3)
DH Alex Dickerson: 1-2, 2 R, 1 RBI, 2 BB
1B-LF Darin Ruf:2-4, 1 R, 2 RBI, 1 2B (1), 0 BB, 1 SO

SP Trevor Gott: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 SO
RP Anthony Banda: 4.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO
RP Yunior Marte: 0.2 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO
RP Sam Selman: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 0 SO

Sacramento rode one big inning to this win.  Sacramento had taken a 3-1 lead going into the bottom of the 5th, highlighted by Jaylin Davis’ fourth home run of the season.  n the bottom of the 5th, With two runners on, Darin Ruf hit an RBI single, followed by a Joey Bart double to score a run.  Jaylin Davis walked, and then it was Jason Krizan who doubled, knocking in two more runs.  Arismendy Alcántara finished off the inning, with an RBI groundout, finishing a 5-run inning and leaving the Cats up 8-1.

Other Notes:

  • Jaylin Davis now has four home runs in just seven games at Sacramento this season, and the home runs make up exactly how many hits he has this season.  Davis is batting .286/.375/.821.
  • Trevor Gott made his first start of the season and had his longest outing of the season at 2.0 innings, in an opener role.  Gott has a 4.86 ERA in 17 games at Sacramento this season.
  • Joey Bart had his second multi-hit game in a row, and now has seven of them in his last ten games.  He came within feet of another home run, but did pick up his seventh double.
  • Anthony Banda took the lion’s share of the innings after Trevor Gott, giving up only an unearned run across four innings.  In the month of June, Banda has an ERA of 7.53.

AA: Somerset 4, Richmond 0

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LF Jacob Heyward: 1-3, 1 BB, 1 SB (1)
3B David Villar: 1-4, 2 SO, 1 E (9)
C Andres Angulo: 1-4
SS Simon Whiteman: 0-3, 1 BB, 1 SB (3)

SP Michael Plassmeyer: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO
RP Matt Seelinger: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO
RP Joey Marciano: 0.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO, 1 WP
RP Jose Marte: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 SO

Whatever offensive bug the Squirrels caught on Saturday was gone on Sunday, as they collected just four hits on the day, and none for extra bases.  That negated MIchael Plassmeyer bounce-back from giving up seven runs in his team debut start, with two runs, one earned.

Other Notes:

  • Michael Plassmeyer’s ERA is 7.45 across two starts, with six strikeouts to one walk in 9.2 innings so far.
  • David Villar’s single extended a 5-game hitting streak, during which he’s 8-for-18 (.444).
  • Andres Angulo got a single, but he’s struggled since his return from the Olympics, batting 4-for-27 (.148).  But he now has hits in two straight games.
  • Joey Marciano gave up just his second run of the season, in his 14th appearance of the year.  His ERA has jumped to 1.08, and he has 24 strikeouts to 7 walks in 16.2 innings.
  • Jose Marte bounced back from giving up a run in his last outing.  He now has 17 strikeouts to two walks in 8.2 innings at Richmond this season.  Overall, he’s struck out 31 in 15.0 innings this season.
  • Simon Whiteman drew another walk, though not another hit.  He still got a steal out of it.  In 6 games, he’s gotten 3 steals.  The league leader has 16 steals in 39 games, nearly 1 every 2.5 games, just a little slower rate than Whiteman, while Whiteman is batting just .080.

High-A: Eugene 7, Hillsboro 5

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DH Armani Smith: 2-4, 2 R, 1 RBI, 1 HR (1), 1 SO
CF Franklin Labour: 1-2, 2 R, 1 RBI, 1 HR (6), 2 BB, 1 SO
C Brandon Martorano: 1-2, 1 R, 3 RBI, 1 HR (2), 2 BB, 1 SO
SS Will Wilson: 1-4, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 HR (8)

SP Conner Nurse: 5.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 5 SO, 2 HR
RP Travis Perry: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 SO
RP John Timmins: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 SO
RP Solomon Bates: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 1 SO
RP Chris Wright: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO

Eugene won with power, as the team hit four deep flies to take the win against Hillsboro.  Franklin Labour hit the first one, in the second inning to tie the game up at one apiece.  Hillsboro took a 3-1 lead, and Armani Smith hit a solo home run in the 4th to close the lead to 3-2.  With the score the same in the 7th, Tyler Fitzgerald and Labour walked to lead off the inning, setting up a 3-run home run by Brandon Martorano with 2 out, and then immediately by a Will Wilson solo shot.  That made the score 6-3, and gave Eugene a lead they’d hold on to the rest of the way.

Other Notes:

  • Conner Nurse had given up a home run in six of his previous seven games, but he gave up two in a game for the first time on Sunday.  He’s got a .285 batting average allowed through eight starts.
  • Will Wilson picked up his second home run in as many days.  He’s batting .207 in June, with a .347 OBP and a .397 slugging percentage with three home runs.
  • Armani Smith picked up his first home run at High-A, in his fifth game.  Smith is batting .316/.381/.526 over five games at Eugene.
  • Travis Perry had his first game without allowing a run in five games, since May 23rd.
  • Franklin Labour has hit three home runs over his previous four games, his only three that he’s hit in the month of June.  But his most recent was a monster shot.
  • Brandon Martorano hit his first home run in eight games played, going back to June 4th.  

Low-A: Modesto 8, San Jose 0

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SS Abdiel Layer: 1-3, 1 BB, 2 SO
3B Casey Schmitt: 1-2, 1 SO
CF Luis Matos: 1-4, 1 SO
LF Alexander Canario: 1-4, 2 SO

SP Carson Ragsdale: 3.0 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 4 BB, 6 SO, 1 HR
RP Randy Rodriguez: 3.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO
RP Haydn King: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 SO

Much like with Richmond, San Jose struggled on Sunday to get any hits at all, and ended up blown out.  It was paired with a difficult start by Carson Ragsdale.  It was the second start over the last three where he gave up at least five runs., and his lowest strikeout total (6) since striking out five on May 16th.

Other Notes:

  • Abdiel Layer went 11 games without a walk between mid-May and mid-June.  But in the last five games, he’s collected seven walks.  He now has nine walks against 30 strikeouts in 24 games, a .316 on-base percentage.
  • Luis Matos is quietly working on a 13-game hitting streak, though in each of the last four games he’s collected just one hit.