AAA: Las Vegas 9, Sacramento 7


Sacramento Notes:

  • Austin Dean led the River Cats with his first career 5-hit game, picking up his sixth double of the season.  In just the one game, he raised his batting average from .252 to .278, and his on-base percentage from .297 to .320.
  • Heliot Ramos had a strong game, going 2-for-3 with a walk and a his fifth home run of the season, as well as getting hit by a pitch.  Ramos has three multi-hit games over his last five, with two home runs in that span.  He’s batting .210/.308/.327 on the season after this game.
  • Steven Duggar made his second rehab appearances, after taking a day off between them.  He went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts, and has gone 0-for-5 with three strikeouts so far.
  • Ka’ai Tom replaced Duggar in the game, and hit his fourth home run of the year in his first at-bat.  Tom went 1-for-2 with a walk in this game.  It was Tom’s second game in a row with a home run.  The home runs are his first since he hit two on April 26th.
  • Wyatt Mathisen had a huge home run to left in this one, his fourth of the season on a 1-for-4 day with a walk.  It’s his first home run since coming back from injury on May 24th, and his first home run overall since April 27th.
  • Wei-Chieh Huang was hit hard while making just his second start, giving up six runs on eight hits and one walk, with just three strikeouts.  Although the 3.2 innings were a season-high-tying length for him, the eight hits and six runs allowed were a season-high.
  • Kervin Castro went two scoreless innings, not striking out anyone but allowing just one walk.  It’s just the second time this season that Castro has gone 2.0 innings this season, and it lowered his ERA to 6.60, the lowest it’s been since May 11th, when it was 6.43.

AA: Richmond 6, Akron 0


Richmond Notes:

  • Tyler Fitzgerald was 2-for-4 with a double, his eighth of the season.  Since the start of June, Fitzgerald has gone 4-for-12 (.333) with a double, a home run, and two walks to four strikeouts.
  • Michael Gigliotti was the other Squirrel with multiple hits, going 2-for-5 and also hitting a double, just his second of the season.  Gigliotti’s first double came way back in his third game, on April 12th.  In addition to his two doubles, he also has a triple and two home runs in 33 games.
  • Rob Emery picked up his second triple of the season, going 1-for-4.  in 84 at-bats, the catcher has three doubles, two triples, and three home runs.
  • Jake Dahlberg went five scoreless innings, allowing just three hits and collected four strikeouts.  It’s a strong bounceback for Dahlberg, as he’d allowed 13 runs over his previous three starts (14.1 innings).
  • Blake Rivera went three scoreless innings in relief, allowing just one walk while striking out three.  It was the second straight game for Rivera going three scoreless innings.  Rivera lowered his ERA to 3.94, and now has 28 strikeouts to 14 walks in 29.2 innings.

High-A: Doubleheader

Game 1: Eugene 2, Everett 0


Game 2: Eugene 5, Everett 4


Eugene Notes:

  • Luis Toribio had his third home run of the season in Game 1, and overall was 1-for-3 with three walks over the two games.  Toribio now has five walks across his first three games of June, and has raised his on-base percentage from .275 to .296 through the three games.
  • Rodolfo Bone hit his first home run of the season, playing only in Game 2 while going 1-for-3.  It was Bone’s first game since May 25th.  Overall, he’s 5-for-48 (.104) this season, with a home run and a double.
  • Jairo Pomares was one of two Emeralds to get a hit in each game, as Pomares overall was 2-for-7 with a double in Game 2.  Overall this season, Pomares is .214/.290/.382 with seven doubles and five home runs.
  • The other Emerald with hits in each game was Carter Aldrete, going 1-for-3 in each game.  Aldrete has a hit in each of his four games played in June, and has a batting line now of .245/.331/.536.
  • Mason Black started in Game 1, his second High-A start, and only struck out five in 4.1 innings (after striking out ten in his last start).  Black allowed a lot of runners, with three hits, a season-high-tying four walks, and two hit batters.  He has a 0.87 ERA in Eugene overall.
  • Jake Wong had the Game 2 start, just his third start of the season, and was very effective.  He allowed just one unearned run, on two hits and a walk while striking out  a season-high-tying six.  Wong now has 34 strikeouts to 13 walks in 30.2 innings this season, with a 4.99 ERA.

Low-A: San Jose 8, Stockton 4


San Jose Notes:

  • Vaun Brown once again led the way for San Jose, going 2-for-3 with his 10th double and 12th home run of the season, and a walk.  Brown now has a batting line of .360/.444/.652 on the season.
  • Najee Gaskins was 3-for-3 on the day with a walk, and his 7th double of the season.  The day let Gaskins raise his batting line to .288/.419/.385 on the season.
  • Grant McCray was 2-for-5 with his 10th double and his 13th stolen base of the season.  McCray has ten doubles, five triples, and six home runs on the year in 41 games.
  • Aeverson Arteaga was also 2-for-5 with a double, his 10th of the season as well.  Arteaga is batting .280/.337/.452 on the season.
  • Eric Silva took the start, and set a season-high with nine strikeouts, but did allow three runs on five hits and two walks.  Silva has a 4.26 ERA on the season, but has 51 strikeouts to 12 walks in 38.0 innings.
  • Manuel Mercedes went three scoreless innings, with just a hit and a walk, with four strikeouts.  This game gives Mercedes a 1:1 K:BB ratio, with 26 strikeouts and 26 walks in 25.1 innings.