AAA: Salt Lake 12, Sacramento 5


Sacramento Notes:

  • Austin Dean had one of his better games of the season, going 2-for-3 with his eighth double of the season.  It was Dean’s first multi-hit game since going 5-for-5 back on June 4th.  After a month-long slump, his season batting line is .237/.301/.452 with eight doubles, three triples, and 11 home runs.
  • Willie Calhoun was 2-for-5 with his sixth double of the season, his fifth with Sacramento in 13 games.  Since the start of July, Calhoun has played in eight games, going 9-for-31 (.290) with four doubles and a home run.
  • Heliot Ramos went 1-for-4 with a walk.  Ramos has gone 6-for-20 (.300) over his last four games with a double and a walk, but just two walks to seven strikeouts.
  • Raynel Espinal allowed five runs in 4.1 innings for the start, giving up two walks and seven hits, two of which were home runs.  It’s the third time in the last four games that Espinal has allowed four runs or more in a start, and his ERA has jumped from 3.93 to 4.99 in that span.

AA: Richmond 7, Reading 2


Richmond Notes:

  • Tyler Fitzgerald went 2-for-4 with his 11th home run of the season.  It’s Fitzgerald’s second home run of the month.  His batting average has been holding a bit under the Mendoza Line since mid-June, but it’s been inching up from .177 to .192 since the start of July.
  • Franklin Labour went 1-for-4 with his sixth home run of the season.  It’s Labour’s first home run since May 29th.  He hit just .143 in June, but has hits in each of his last five games.
  • Armani Smith went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles, giving him eight in Double-A this season.  Smith has three doubles now in his last three games, after hitting only three doubles in the entire month of June.
  • Starter Matt Frisbee gave up a pair of runs on four hits in 6.1 innings, with five strikeouts.Frisbee now has 57 strikeouts to 23 walks in 78.0 innings this season.

High-A: Hillsboro 9, Eugene 4


Eugene Notes:

  • Hunter Bishop had a strong game, going 2-for-4 with his 13th home run and his 10th double.  Bishop is batting just .212 (7-for-33) in July so far, but he has a double and three home runs within those seven hits.  He’s batting .232/.321/.433 on the year.
  • Vaun Brown also was 2-for-4, picking up his fourth home run in High-A, and 18th overall on the season.  In 13 games at Eugene, Brown is batting .385/.459/.654 with two doubles and four home runs.
  • Jairo Pomares picked up his 14th double, going 1-for-3 with a walk.  Pomares has a double in five of his last six games.  Pomares has a .220/.291/.416 batting line on the year in High-A, with 14 doubles and nine home runs on the year.
  • Starter Landen Roupp struck out seven, having allowed one run on two hits and one walk in 4.0 innings.  After two games at High-A, Roupp has a 4.50 ERA through 8.0 innings, with 14 strikeouts to four walks.

Low-A: Fresno 3, San Jose 2


San Jose Notes:

  • Carter Williams led the Giants, going 3-for-4 with three singles.  In 22 games with San Jose, Williams is batting .443/.520/.734 with eight doubles and five home runs.
  • Riley Mahan went 2-for-4 with a pair of singles.  Mahan is batting .261/.335/.452 in 38 games this season with San Jose, since joining the team in late May.
  • Starter Nick Sinacola went 6.0 shutout innings, striking out six while allowing just four hits and a HBP.  Sinacola has a 3.23 ERA on the year after 16 games, with 74 strikeouts to 20 walks in 61.1 innings.

ACL & DSL: No Games Scheduled