AAA: Sacramento 5, Albuquerque 4
- Ka’ai Tom picked up his 9th home of the season, going 1-for-3 with a walk. It’s Tom’s first home run since July 1st, after he had five home runs in the month of June.
- Jason Krizan led Sacramento with two hits, going 2-for-4 with a double, his 16th of the season. Krizan is batting .277/.339/.434 on the season, with 16 doubles but just two triples and two home runs through 48 games at Triple-A.
- Heliot Ramos picked up another hit, now giving him hits in the last six games. He’s 8-for-26 (.308) over that stretch with two doubles and a home run.
- Shelby Miller made his first start of the season, going 2.0 shutout innings, allowing one hit with five strikeouts. Through 11 games with Sacramento, Miller has a 3.94 ERA with 20 strikeouts to six walks in 16.0 innings.
- R.J. Dabovich struck out three in 2.0 innings, with a hit and two walks. After a rough start, Dabovich is starting to even out at Triple-A. He’s got a 3.18 ERA through five appearances, with six strikeouts and six walks in 5.2 innings.
AA: Richmond 5, Altoona 3
- Diego Rincones went 2-for-5 with his eighth double of the season. Through the month of July, Rincones is going 13-for-42 with two doubles, and two walks to six strikeouts. He’s starting to look like the Rincones that was tearing the cover off the ball in 2021 once again, though the power is still coming back.
- Armani Smith was 2-for 3 with a sacrifice fly. Smith has two multi-hit games in his last three, but his last game before that with more than one hit was back on June 16th. He’s batting .236/.293/.339 in 35 games at Double-A since his promotion.
- Franklin Labour picked up his 8th double as well, going 2-for-4. Labour now has a 7-game hit streak, though it stretches back to June 30th as Labour is not playing every day. He’s 8-for-25 (.320) with two doubles and a home run in that span.
- It was a rough first start of the season for Trenton Toplikar, giving up three runs on two hits and two walks in 1.1 innings, with just one strikeout. Toplikar has given up six runs in 5.2 innings, with a 9.53 ERA on the month through four appearances
High-A: Spokane 9, Eugene 5
- Carter Aldrete continues to show off his power, going 2-for-4 with his 15th home run of the season. Aldrete has two home runs in his last three games, and is back into a tie for second in the Northwest League with teammate Casey Schmitt.
- Luis Matos hit just his third home run at High-A this season, going 1-for-4. It’s his first home run since June 30th. In 48 games at Eugene, Matos is batting .171/.249/.251 with six doubles and three home runs.
- Luis Toribio also had a home run, his 11th of the year, going 2-for-4. It’s Toribio’s first home run of the month nearly half-way through, after hitting eight home runs in the month of June.
- Hunter Bishop went 1-for-3 with a HBP and his 11th double. In July, Bishop is batting just .200 (8-for-40) with two doubles and three home runs.
- Nick Swiney had a strong start, going 5.1 scoreless innings, allowing two hits while four walks and six strikeouts. On the season, Swiney’s got a 3.47 ERA with 74 strikeouts to 29 walks in 59.2 innings this season.
Low-A: San Jose 13, Visalia 2
San Jose Notes:
- Carter Williams continues to dominate in San Jose, going 2-for-4 with his sixth home run of the season. Williams has a .437/.518/.736 in 24 games at Low-A, with eight doubles and six home runs.
- Garrett Frechette hit his fourth home run, going 3-for-5 on the day. It’s Frechette’s first 3-hit game since June 24th, and first home run since June 22nd.
- Grant McCray had a 3-hit game, his first since two straight games of at least thre ehits on June 24-25. He’s batting .273/.360/.513 on the season in his breakout year.
- Hayden Cantrelle went 2-for-3 with two walks, hitting his third triple and two stolen bases, giving him five with San Jose. In 17 games at San Jose, Cantrelle is batting .236/.362/.436 with two doubles, three triples and one home run, with five steals in five attempts.
- Aeverson Arteaga was 2-for-5 with his 23rd double of the season. Arteaga is now batting just .220 (9-for-41) in the month of July, with two doubles and one home run.
- Starter Trevor McDonald allowed just one run in 5.0 innings, on four hits and four walks, with three strikeouts. It was just McDonald’s third start since switching to the roll at the start of July, and he has a 1.38 ERA with 12 strikeouts to eight walks in 13.0 innings as a starter.
ACL: ACL Giants Black 2, ACL Royals 1
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- Third baseman Elian Rayo hit his fourth home run of the summer season while going 2-for-3. Rayo is batting .238/.379/.440 with three doubles, a triple, and four home runs.
- Right fielder Harrison Freed went 2-for-3 with his fifth double of the summer. Freed has a .268/.348/.411 batting line through 21 games this season. He has just five doubles and one home run.
- Starting pitcher Nomar Medina threw a 7-inning complete game. He gave up just one run on seven hits but no walks, with six strikeouts. It’s Medina’s longest start of the season, and now has 41 strikeouts to seven walks in 34.0 innings on the summer.
ACL ORANGE: No Game Scheduled
DSL: DSL Giants Black 7, DSL Giants Orange 4
DSL Giants Black Notes:
- Left fielder Eliam Sandoval led the game with four hits, going 4-for-5 with his third steal of the year. Sandoval be done with a .303/.361/.500 batting line with four doubles and three home runs.
- Right fielder Saul Bautista went 3-for-4. It’s his first 3-hit game of the season, and he’s batting .306/.413/.389 through 15 games.
- Starter Fernando Estrella couldn’t get out of the first inning, going 0.2 with three runs allowed on two hits and three walks. He now has a 9.95 ERA through five games, with eight strikeouts to nine walks in 12.2 innings.
DSL Giants Orange Notes:
- Center fielder Matt Cassiani led the Orange team with a 3-for-4 day, and picked up two steals as well, giving him 11 steals on the season. Cassiani now has a 14-game hitting streak, having gone 20-for-45 (.444) with just one extra-base hit, a triple.
- Samir Chires made his first start of the season, and gave up three runs in 2.2 innings, off of seven hits, with three strikeouts. Chires has made nine appearances this season, and has a 2.08 ERA with 19 strikeouts to four walks in 17.1 innings.