AAA: Sacramento 5, El Paso 3


Sacramento Notes:

  • Sean Hjelle had his best start of the year, throwing five shutout innings, allowing just two hits while striking out six while throwing a wild pitch.  Hjelle now has a 4.50 ERA with 46 strikeouts and 15 walks in 54.0 innings.
  • Willie Calhoun got his first hits as a River Cat, going 3-for-4.  Calhoun went 0-for-3 in his first game.  Before the trade, he was .217/.264/.410 in 21 Triple-A games at Round Rock.
  • David Villar hit his 12th double on a 1-for-4 day.  Through 60 games this season, Villar has 12 doubles, a triple, and 20 home runs.
  • Austin Dean went 1-for-3 with a walk and his seventh double of the year.  In 56 games, Dean is batting .251 with a .310 on-base percentage with seven doubles, three triples, and 11 home runs.
  • Joey Bart went 0-for-3 with a walk in just his third game back in Sacramento over the last seven days, though he did not have any strikeouts.  He’s 4-for-11 with two walks and two strikeouts since returning to Triple-A.  But he continues to play an excellent defensive catcher.
  • Reliever Matt Hall appeared in his second game, allowing three runs on four hits and two walks in one inning.  

AA: Richmond 7, Portland 2


Richmond Notes:

  • Kyle Harrison had a dominating win, notching a Double-A high 11 strikeouts, and giving up two runs on two hits (both home runs) and a walk.  Through six starts at Double-A, Harrison now has 50 strikeouts to 16 walks in 31.1 innings, and lowered his Double-A ERA to 4.02.
  • Sean Roby had a 2-for-3 day with his 19th home run of the season and a walk.  Roby is now just one home run away from matching the single-season Richmond home run record of 20 set by David Villar in 2021.  It was Roby’s third home run in the last four games.
  • Frankie Tostado went 2-for-3 with his 14th double of the season plus a walk.  Through 63 games, Tostado has 14 doubles, a triple, and ten home runs, with a .298/.346/.492 batting line.
  • Shane Matheny had a perfect on-base day, going 1-for-1 with a double and three walks, plus his third steal.  On the year, Matheny now has 33 walks to 44 strikeouts in 50 games this season, with six doubles, a triple, and seven home runs.
  • Michael Gigliotti went 2-for-4 with his fourth double and a walk. Through 48 games played this season, Gigliotti has four doubles, two triples, and a career-high six home runs, while batting .244/.396/.406.
  • Richmond won the Southwest Division first-half title and earned a playoff spot thanks to this win and an Akron loss, which came hours after Richmond’s game was over.  They finish the first half with the same record (40-29), but Richmond won the head-to-head series.

High-A: Eugene 9, Tri-City 4


Eugene Notes:

  • Hunter Bishop led the Emeralds with two hits, going 2-for-4 with his second double of the season, and a walk.  It’s Bishop’s second straight multi-hit game.  In June, Bishop is now 24-for-86 (.279) as he’s been coming out of an early season slump.
  • Patrick Bailey picked up his fifth double, going 1-for-3 with a walk.  While Bailey has gone just 8-for-43 (.186) in the month of June, he’s collected 14 walks to 14 strikeouts in the month.  But his defense is still holding up as well.
  • Vaun Brown went 1-for-3 with two walks, and picked up his second steal.  That makes it so Brown is 3-for-7 (.429) with a double, two walks, one strikeout, and the two steals in his first two High-A games.
  • Wil Jensen allowed just one unearned run in his 5.2 innings of work, allowing seven hits and one walk with three K’s.  In 13 games this season, ten starts, Jensen has a 2.92 ERA with 59 strikeouts to 16 walks in 49.1 innings.

Low-A: San Jose 7, Stockton 6


San Jose Notes:

  • Carter Williams had a huge day, going 4-for-4 with his fourth home run and sixth double in Low-A.  Through 11 games at San Jose, Williams is 21-for-38 (.553) with six doubles and four home runs, and has ten walks to 10 strikeouts.
  • Ronaldo Flores went 2-for-4 with his third home run of the year in his sixth game at San Jose.  He’s 6-for-23 (.261) through six games at San Jose after going 2-for-11 (.182) in five games at Eugene.
  • Riley Mahan went 1-for-4 with a walk and his seventh home run.  Mahan is 7-for-19 (.368) with three home runs over his last four games.
  • Grant McCray was just 1-for-4 with a walk with his 16th double of the season.  Over the last four games, McCray has gone 10-for-22 (.454) with three home runs and four doubles.
  • Aeverson Arteaga also went 1-for-4 with a double, his 19th of the season, and was hit by a pitch.  In June, Arteaga has gone 25-for-93 (.269) with ten doubles and one home run.
  • Matt Mikulski gave up five runs on six hits and two walks in 3.1 innings, while striking out seven.  He also hit a batter and had three wild pitches.  It was the fourth time that Mikulski has given up five runs or more in a game.  He has a 5.53 ERA over 14 starts this season.

ACL & DSL: No Games Scheduled