AAA: Sacramento 7, Reno 4


Sacramento Notes:

  • Yermin Mercedes returned to Sacramento, hitting his first home run with the Cats while going 1-for-3 with a walk.  Mercedes previously had four home runs in 25 games with Charlotte in the International League.
  • Ka’ai Tom picked up his eighth home run while going 1-for-3.  It’s his first home run since hitting them in back-to-back games on June 18th and 19th.
  • Jason Krizan led the River Cats going 3-for-4 with his 12th double of the season.  It’s Krizan’s second straight game with three hits, and he’s now up to a .263/.329/.414 batting line.
  • Starter Cody Carroll went 2.0 scoreless innings, in just his second start of the season.  He’s got a 6.86 ERA through 21.0 innings in 16 games this season.
  • Joey Marciano had a scoreless inning, with two strikeouts to one walk.  It was a bounceback after allowing two runs in his last game.

AA: Bowie 4, Richmond 2


Richmond Notes:

  • Michael Gigliotti picked up his seventh home run, going 1-for-4 on the day.  It’s Gigliotti’s first home run since June 24th.  He finished June with four home runs while batting .273 on the month.
  • Diego Rincones led the Squirrels with three hits, all singles.  After batting just .176 in the first two months of the season, Rincones hit .371 in June and now is batting .254.
  • Brandon Martorano was the only other Squirrel with multiple hits, going 2-for-4.  It broke a 6-game hitless streak for Martorano, who hit just .143 in June.
  • Starter Kai-Wei Teng struck out seven, allowing three runs on six hits and two walks in 5.2 innings, with two wild pitches and a hit batter.  Teng has not allowed more than three runs in a start over his last seven starts, and has lowered his ERA from 5.79 to 4.79 over that stretch.

High-A: Everett 10, Eugene 6


Eugene Notes:

  • Vaun Brown’s hot hitting at High-A continued, as he went 2-for-4 with his second High-A home run, plus a HBP and a stolen base.  Brown bounced back from his first hitless game at High-A, and now is batting .455/.556/.773 over six games, with a double, two home runs, and four steals in four attempts.
  • Casey Schmitt went 1-for-3 with two walks, hitting his 13th home run of the season.  The home run puts Schmitt into a 3-way tie for the Northwest League lead, including with teammate Carter Aldrete.
  • Rodolfo Bone came into the game in the top of the second inning after Patrick Bailey was ejected for arguing balls and strikes, and went 2-for-5 with his third double of the season.  It was Bone’s first game since June 25th, and his first hits since June 18th.
  • Luis Matos went 1-for-3 with a walk, and his fifth double of the season, and his fourth steal of the season.  Matos finished June at High-A batting just .198, but with four doubles and two home runs, after not having any in the first two months of the season.
  • Nick Swiney had a very difficult game, giving up a season-high six runs while going a season-low 3.0 innings, and tying season-highs in hits (5) and walks (4).  Swiney’s ERA jumped from 3.04 to 3.93 in the one game, just one start after striking out a season-high 12.

Low-A: Modesto 1, San Jose 0


San Jose Notes:

  • Carter Williams kept up his hitting, but went just 1-for-4.  Williams had a .479/.561/.917 batting line over 14 games at the level in June.
  • Yorlis Rodriguez was one of the only other Giants with a hit, going 1-for-3.  Rodriguez has hit .258/.299/.406 on the season with San Jose, over 53 games.
  • Trevor McDonald made his first start of the year, going 3.0 scoreless innings, allowing three hits and three walks while striking out five.  McDonald has allowed just one run in his last four appearances in 10.1 innings.
  • Esmerlin Vinicio went 2.2 scoreless innings in relief, striking out three with two hits and a walk.  Over his last five games, Vinicio has allowed just one run in 7.2 innings, with eight strikeouts with seven walks.
  • Ben Madison threw a scoreless inning, striking out two while allowing one hit.  Through 9.0 innings, Madison has yet to allow a run, with 11 strikeouts to four hits and two walks allowed.

ACL: ACL Mariners 5, ACL Giants Black 4 (10 Innings)


ACL Giants Black Notes:

  • Left fielder Mauricio Pierre picked up his first home run of the summer, going 2-for-4, and tying the game with two down in the ninth inning.
  • Designated hitter Jared Dupere was 1-for-5, picking up his first triple.  On the season, through 14 games, he’s hit .212 with a .281 on-base percentage, with four doubles, two home runs, and one triple.
  • Starter Nomar Medina struggled a bit in 5.0 innings, giving up three runs (one earned) on five hits and a walk, with two wild pitches, and six strikeouts.
  • Starter Lisander De La Cruz gave up four runs (three earned) on four hits and four walks in just 1.2 innings.  It’s the most runs of either type that De La Cruz has given up in six appearances this season, raising his ERA to 4.35.

ACL: ACL Guardians 5, ACL Giants Orange 1


ACL Giants Orange Notes:

  • Center fielder Kwan Adkins went 1-for-3 with his third double of the season, the only Giants extra-base hit.  Adkins has an 8-game hitting streak going, with three doubles, two triples, and one home run.
  • Right fielder Tyler Forner went 1-for-2 with a walk.  Forner is batting .283/.367/.396 through 18 games, with four doubles, a triple, and five walks to 25 strikeouts.

DSL: DSL Giants Black 3, DSL Twins 2


DSL Giants Black Notes:

  • First baseman Victor Coronil went 3-for-3 with his first home run of the summer.  Through just seven games played, Coronil is now 4-for-16 (.267) with four walks to eight strikeouts, and one home run.
  • Left fielder Eliam Sandoval went 2-for-3 with his third double.  He now has hits in four straight game, with two doubles in that span.
  • Starter Luis Bermudez went 5.0 scoreless innings, allowing just two hits and two walks, with seven strikeouts.  He’s allowed just one run in 18.2 innings, for a 0.48 ERA, with 14 strikeouts to four walks.

DSL: DSL Rockies 2, DSL Giants Orange 0


DSL Giants Orange Notes:

  • Shortstop Ryan Reckley played in his first (official) game back, going 1-for-2 with a walk and his third steal.  He did start yesterday’s game, but it was suspended early on.  It’s his first game since June 13th.  Reckley was replaced after the fifth inning.
  • Third baseman/shortstop Jose Ramos went 2-for-3 with his ninth steal of the season.  Ramos is batting .306/.404/.429 with four doubles and a triple, and nine steals on nine attempts.  In 2021, he had six steals in nine attempts through 30 games in the DSL.
  • Starter Jose Rojas went 4.0 innings, allowing one run on four hits to two walks, with four strikeouts.  Rojas has 11 strikeouts to eight walks in 14.1 innings.