AAA: Salt Lake 4, Sacramento 2
- Arismendy Alcántara hit a home run in his third straight game, giving him 11 on the season. Alcántara is hitting 13-for-33 (.394) with five home runs, a double, and a triple in the month of July.
- Gerson Garabito had his toughest game at the Triple-A level this year, giving up a season-high four runs on seven hits and two walks. Garabito has allowed a home run in each of his last two games, but just three in his first ten games of the season.
- Bryce Johnson picked up his second triple of the season. The speedster had a career-high seven triples in 128 games in 2019 between High-A San Jose and Double-A Richmond.
- Tommy La Stella returned to rehab. La Stella played one game on June 22nd, but jammed his thumb in that game and would go back on the shelf.
AA: Richmond 7, Bowie 5
- Vince Fernandez not only had his third home run in four games, but had his third straight multi-hit game. Over his last 7 games, Fernandez is batting 13-for-25 (.520), and has raised his batting average from .180 to .248.
- Frankie Tostado hit an absolute monster home run, his third of July. He now has eight home runs on the season.
- Sean Hjelle had a mixed game in his second start since coming back from injury, with a couple of unearned runs. On his season, Hjelle has allowed nine unearned runs in 42.0 innings, but an even 3.00 ERA.
- David Villar held onto his team lead with 11 home runs, one above Fernandez’s ten. It was Villar’s first home run since June 27th.
- Simon Whiteman has cooled off over the last few days, so he picked up a pair of walks along with a hit. Over 22 games, he has nine walks to 30 strikeouts, and has raised his OBP to .305.
- RJ Dabovich picked up his fourth save in Richmond, but did end up with a run allowed after walking two. Dabovich has struck out 17 to four walks in 7.2 innings.
High-A: Everett 13, Eugene 1
- Carter Aldrete hit his second home run of the season, helping Eugene avoid the shutout. The home run was Aldrete’s first extra-base hit since June 26th.
- Sean Roby’s recent hitting run continues, as he doubled for the third straight game. He’s got a 5-game hitting streak, but he only got one hit in all but one of those games.
- Solomon Bates made a rare start in an opener role, and it did not go well, as he gave up six hits and hit a batter in one inning, leading to six runs. His ERA jumped from 3.95 to 5.72 in one day
- Nick Avila gave up a season-high ten hits and seven runs in a relief appearance, giving up a pair of home runs for the second straight game. That’s four of his seven home runs from the season.
Low-A: Fresno 5, San Jose 0
San Jose Notes:
- Aaron Sanchez made a rehab start in San Jose, coming back from his blister problem that cut his Sacramento rehab short. He gave up four hits, including a double and a home run, but gave up no walks.
- Three of San Jose’s four hits belonged to Jimmy Glowenke, who also hit his 9th double. Glowenke is now 11-for-30 (.367) with three doubles and two home runs, moving his average from .179 up to .218.
ACL: Giants Black 3, Giants Orange 1
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- Luis Alexander Basabe hit his second double of the summer, and is 5-for-13 (.385) with two doubles and two walks as he comes back from injury.
- After going 0-for-5 in his first two games, Cesar Gonzalez is 4-for-7 with two doubles.
- Esmerlin Vinicio finally gave up a run in his third start, as he struggled with being hittable for the first time, with five hits allowed after just two hits given up in his first two starts (9.0 innings).
ACL Giants Orange Notes:
- Aeverson Arteaga’s white hot start continues He only got one hit, but is still batting .417/.488/.861 and has at least a hit in each of his ten games this summer.
- Anthony Rodriguez picked up a single and a walk, raising his summer batting average to .281 after ten games.
- Manuel Mercedes took the loss, but he found his strikeout touch, with a new high in seven strikeouts over four innings. He now has 16 strikeouts to five walks over 13.0 innings in three starts.