First off, a little trade and demotion news:
Joey Bart will try to make his adjustments back in Sacramento after really falling off in May. Meanwhile, the trade sends one of Sacramento’s starters, Michael Plassmeyer, to Philadelphia. Plassmeyer had a 7.38 ERA through 11 games this season for Sacramento.
AAA: Reno 8, Sacramento 3
- Jason Vosler had the only extra-base hit for Sacramento today, hitting a home run while going 1-for-5 with three strikeouts. With a lot of back-and-forth with the MLB, Vosler has played only 22 games in Sacramento, where he has a double, a triple, and the three home runs.
- Steven Duggar’s rehab continued as he DHed most of this game, going 1-for-3 with a walk. Through 5 rehab games, Duggar is now 3-for-14 (.214) with the walk.
- Bryce Johnson was 1-for-3 with a walk, and his 13th stolen base of the year. Through 43 games this season, Johnson has a .306/.335/.415 batting line, and now has 13 steals in 16 attempts to lead the team, and tied for sixth in the Pacific Coast League.
- Luis Ortiz had a strong but short start for the Cats, not allowing a runner in 3.0 innings, with four strikeouts. It was Ortiz’s third start of the season in 15 appearances, and he has a 6.62 ERA on the year now.
- Kervin Castro struck out three in 2.0 innings without allowing a baserunner. With this game, Castro now has 18 strikeouts to 17 walks in 17.0 innings.
- Former MLB pitcher Shelby Miller signed with the Giants on a minor league deal on Wednesday and made his debut on the same day. Miller, 31, had a 1.71 ERA in 16 games with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, the Yankees Triple-A team, but was released at the end of May.
AA: Richmond 6, Erie 0
- Sean Roby launched his team-leading 14th home run while going 1-for-3. It’s also Roby’s 11th home run at home, which is quite a split, but it also breaks the record for home runs at the Diamond in a single season (Adam Duvall had 10 in 2013). He broke the season record. In early June.
- Diego Rincones hit his first home run of the season on a 2-for-4 day. He had 15 total home runs in 2021 between High-A and Double-A. Also, with these two hits, Rincones had back-to-back multi-hit games for the first time this season, as he’s now batting .193 on the year.
- Will Wilson also went 2-for-4 with his sixth home run of the year. Wilson is batting .237/.320/.422 on the year, and now has four doubles and the six home runs.
- Frankie Tostado was 2-for-4 with his 12th double of the year. Tostado now has hits in each of his last five games, with two doubles in that stretch.
- Starter Bryan Brickhouse went six scoreless innings, allowing just three hits and getting four strikeouts. It’s just Brickhouse’s second scoreless start of the season, the last one coming on May 10th when he notched 10 strikeouts.
- Chris Wright struck out two without allowing a runner in his inning of work. Wright has struck out two per inning in his last six appearances (7.0 total innings) to 10 walks. Wright has 30 strikeouts to 19 walks in 22.2 innings this season.
- In promotion news…Eugene’s Cole Waites and his triple-digit fastball is on his way to Double-A!
High-A: Eugene 3, Spokane 2
- Luis Toribio was 1-for-4 with his fifth home run, and that gives him three home runs in his last four games played. Over his last four games, Toribio is 4-for-12 (.333) with all extra-base hits: three home runs and a double.
- Ghordy Santos went 1-for-3 with a walk, and the walk-off sacrifice fly to win the game. Through 44 games this season, Santos has a .244/.301/.381 batting line with nine doubles, a triple, and four home runs.
- Patrick Bailey went 2-for-4, breaking a 4-game hitless streak. Bailey is batting .209/.306/.374 on the season.
- Wil Jensen had a solid start for the Emeralds, allowing two runs on seven hits and no walks, while striking out a season-high eight. Jensen has a 3.03 ERA on the year, with a 1.04 WHIP and a .212 average allowed. He has 42 strikeouts to nine walks in 35.2 innings.
Low-A: Lake Elsinore 8, San Jose 2
San Jose Notes:
- Max Wright led the Giants offensively by going 2-for-4 with two doubles, giving him six on the season. The part-time catcher now has hits in four straight games played, his longest of the season, and he’s raised his batting average from .150 to .192 over that span.
- Grant McCray went 2-for-5 with a pair of singles, but also was caught stealing for the fourth time this season. For McCray, that brings down his stolen base rate to 77.8%, with 14 steals on 18 attempts
- Vaun Brown picked up his 11th double while going 1-for-4. The team’s offensive leader is batting .346/.438/.628 on the season, with 11 doubles to three triples and 12 home runs.
- Aeverson Arteaga got his 12th double of the season on a 1-for-4 day, as well as his eighth error on the year. Arteaga has a .955 fielding percentage on the season over 47 games in the field, all at shortstop. He had nine errors in 55 games at the ACL last season.
- Nick Sinacola went 3.0 innings in the start, allowing four runs (three earned) on seven hits and a walk, with just two strikeouts. Sinacola began a regular role actually starting three games ago, and has allowed at least three earned runs in each, seeing his ERA jump from 2.10 to 4.21.
- Landen Roupp struck out six in 3.0 innings of relief at the back end, allowing a run on two hits. Roupp now has 57 strikeouts to 12 walks in 34.0 innings, and is average just over three innings per appearance, all out of the bullpen.
ACL: Scheduled Day Off (Both Teams)
- Both Giants squads will be back in action on Thursday.
DSL: Scheduled Day Off (Both Teams)
- Both Giants squads will be back at it on Thursday.