AAA: El Paso 8, Sacramento 2
- Steven Duggar’s rehab continued as he collected one of Sacramento’s only two hits, going 1-for-4. In 14 games of rehab, he’s gone 10-for-49 (.204) with a double and a home run.
- New Giant Matt Hall made his team debut, giving up one run in 2.1 innings, on just two hits but five walks, while striking out four. Hall was signed last week from the American Association, where he’s played since the Boston Red Sox organization released him last August. The 28 year old has a career 3.27 ERA over parts of seven minor league seasons.
AA: Portland 5, Richmond Flying Squirrels 2
- Kyle Harrison is back to being the top Giants pitching prospect, striking out nine while giving up just one run, walking three and allowing two hits. Harrison now has a 4.44 ERA in Double-A, but is walking batters at a 4.22 BB/9 clip at the level.
- Reliever R.J. Dabovich worked the final inning, giving up a hit, but striking out two. Dabovich bounced back from allowing his first run in June in his last appearance, over a week ago.
- Diego Rincones stayed June-hot, going 1-for-4 with his fourth home run in the first inning to score both of the team’s runs. Rincones is batting .370 (17-for-46) in June with three doubles and four home runs. In 24.2 innings, he has 35 strikeouts to five walks.
- Brett Auerbach picked up his sixth double on a 1-for-4 day. Auerbach now has two doubles in his last two games, but has gone just 10-for-55 (.182) in June.
High-A: Eugene 5, Tri-City 2
- From the leadoff spot, Ghordy Santos went 1-for-4 with his 13th double of the year. On the month of June, Santos is batting .308 (24-for-78) with six doubles and three home runs.
- Also going 1-for-4 with a double was Jairo Pomares, making his return to Eugene as the team is out of Vancouver. Pomares got his ninth High-A double of the year, to go with his eight home runs at the level. Pomares also had three doubles and three home runs in four games in the ACL.
- Casey Schmitt was the only Emerald player who had multiple hits, going 2-for-4. It’s Schmitt’s third straight game with two hits, and he raised his batting average to .308, the highest it’s been since June 4th.
- Starter Wil Jensen struck out a season-high nine in 5.0 innings, with three hits and four walks allowed. It was Jensen’s second scoreless start of the season. He has 56 strikeouts to 15 walks in 43.2 innings of work.
- Brooks Crawford struck out the side, allowing just one hit…unfortunately, the one hit was a home run. Still, Crawford now has 34 strikeouts to eight walks in 26.2 innings.
Low-A: San Jose 4, Stockton 0
San Jose Notes:
- Grant McCray led the day, going 2-for-4 with his seventh home run of the season and a sacrifice fly. Over his last five games, McCray has gone 9-for-18 (.500) with a double, a triple, and a home run, plus four steals in five attempts.
- Alexander Suarez has gone 1-for-3 with his sixth home run of the season. It was Suarez’s first home run since hitting a pair of them on May 30th. Suarez has hit .222 (10-for-45) in the month of June.
- Vaun Brown went 2-for-5 with two doubles, giving him 14 on the year. Having gone 19-for-64 (.297) in June, Brown has five doubles, two triples, and two home runs.
- Starting pitcher Matt Mikulski had his best start of the season, going 5.0 scoreless innings, allowing just one hit and three walks with seven strikeouts. He lowered his ERA from 5.55 to 5.03 with this game.
- Jose Cruz struck out the side in his inning of relief work, with one walk allowed. In 18.1 innings, Cruz has 35 strikeouts to nine walks.
ACL: ACL Padres 3, ACL Giants Black 2
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- Second baseman Anyesber Sivira went 1-for-3 with his first triple of the season. Sivira has gone 9-for-27 with the one triple and two home runs. He’s batting .333/.419/.630 in 10 games.
- Shortstop Anthony Rodriguez went 1-for-3 with his second double of the season. Rodriguez is 12-for-43 with two doubles and four home runs on the season.
- Starter Roberto Monegro went 5.0 innings, allowing a run on five hits, striking out two and walking none. Through 10.1 innings, he has seven strikeouts to two walks.
ACL: ACL Giants Orange 7, ACL Cubs 5
ACL Giants Orange Notes:
- Left fielder Donovan McIntyre picked up his first home run on a 2-for-2 day with a HBP. McIntyre is 6-for-33, with two doubles, a triple, and a home run.
- First baseman Kwan Adkins 1-for-5 with his first triple of the year. Adkins has just one other extra-base hit, a home run, while going 8-for-41 (.195).
- Right/center fielder Tyler Forner collected his third double of the year while going 1-for-4. Forner has hits in nine of his eleven games, and is 10-for-31 (.323) on the year.
- Working in relief, JJ Santa Cruz gave up one run on three hits and a walk in 2.0 innings, while striking out four. He has 12 strikeouts to three walks in 7.1 innings.
DSL: DSL Giants Black 2, DSL NYY Yankees 1
DSL Giants Black Notes:
- Third baseman Javier Francisco went 2-for-3 with his second double. Francisco is 10-for-24 (.417) over nine games, with two doubles, a triple, and a home run, with four walks and no strikeouts yet.
- Catcher Javier Castillo also was 2-for-3 with a double, his first of the season. He’s batting 6-for-23 (.261) with a double and a triple on the young season.
- Left fielder Saul Bautista went 1-for-1 with a walk, but also picked up three steals, giving him five on the season. In seven games, he’s 3-for-11 (.273) with five walks to four strikeouts, and his five steals and six attempts matches his total in 2021, when it took him 38 games to do that.
- Calling this team the DSL NYY Yankees is redundant, and weird.
- Johnny Grullon took the start and struggled with his control, walking six in 2.2 innings, while giving up just one run on one hit with two strikeouts. In 11.1 innings, he now has 12 walks to eight strikeouts.
DSL: DSL Giants Orange 8, DSL Rockies 0
DSL Giants Orange Notes:
- Second/third baseman Jose Ramos was 2-for-3 with two doubles and a walk in the game. This gives Ramos four doubles to go on one triple, and is batting .321 (9-for-28) on the season in ten games.
- Center fielder Lazaro Morales went 1-for-4 with his second double of the season. Morales is 12-for-40 (.300) with two doubles and two triples.
- Starter Ismael Mota went 5.0 scoreless innings, striking out six while allowing just one hit and two walks. Through 11.0 innings, Mota has allowed just three runs, one earned, on four hits, but has given up nine walks to getting nine strikeouts.