AAA: Sacramento 7, Albuquerque 6
- Jason Krizan led the Giants with another big game, going 3-for-4 with two doubles and a home run. Through 49 games in Sacramento, Krizan is now batting .288/.347/.471 with 18 doubles, two triples, and three home runs.
- Also with three hits was Ka’ai Tom, whoe was 3-for-4 with his 15th double. Tom has a .262/.354/.452 batting line of the season, with 15 doubles and nine home runs.
- Evan Longoria is continuing his rehab, going 2-for-3 with a double of his own. Longoria is now 3-for-6 with two doubles, a walk, and a strikeout in two rehab games for this stint.
- Sean Hjelle gave up five runs on ten hits and two walks in 4.2 innings. He collected just two strikeouts. It’s Hjelle’s second rough start since his latest MLB callup ended, and he’s allowed nine runs on 8.2 innings, with six walks and just four strikeouts.
AA: Altoona 4, Richmond 2
- We might be seeing Tyler Fitzgerald finally waking up in Double-A. Fitzgerald went 2-for 3 with two home runs, giving him 14 on the season, accounting for Richmond’s only two runs. Since July started, Fitzgerald is 13-for-40 (.325) with a double and five home runs. Four of his home runs have come in the last four games.
- Ricardo Genovés went 1-for-3 with his second double in Double-A. After 18 games in Double-A, Genovés is batting .242/.299/.403 with two doubles, a a triple, and two home runs.
- Matt Frisbee gave up four runs in 4.2 innings, on nine hits, a walk, and a HBP. He gave up three home runs, tying a season high, and got just three strikeouts. Frisbee has a 5.12 ERA with 60 strikeouts and 24 walks in 82.2 innings through 16 games.
High-A: Eugene 8, Spokane 1
- Luis Toribio went 2-for-4 with his 13th home run, a grand slam in the 6th inning. This makes three straight games for Toribio with home runs, and he’s 5-for-10 over the three games with a double.
- Riley Mahan hit his first home run at Eugene in his second game at the level. The 26-year old’s home run was his only hit in a 1-for-3 day, and first hit of any kind in High-A. He hit .256/.337/.444 over 39 games in San Jose this year.
- Starter Jake Wong had another good game, going 5.0 innings, allowing one run on five hits and no walks, with a season-high eight strikeouts. It’s a strong bounceback after Wong had allowed five earned runs in each of his last two starts. Wong has a 4.81 ERA, with 67 strikeouts to 24 walks in 63.2 innings.
- Reliever Brooks Crawford threw 4.0 innings without allowing a run, with one hit and one walk. The 4.0 innings is his longest outing of the season, and is a good return to form after he allowed six runs while getting just 0.1 out in his last game. He’s got a 3.29 ERA through 27 games, with 41 strikeouts to 11 innings in 38.1 innings.
Low-A: Visalia 13, San Jose 1
San Jose Notes:
- Grant McCray had the team’s only extra-base hit with his 14th home run of the season, going 1-for-2 with two walks. McCray is 6-for-15 (.400) with two home runs over his last four games.
- Carter Williams is 1-for-2 with two walks. He extended his hitting streak to nine games, going 17-for-37 (.459) with three doubles, a triple, and one home run.
- Starter Eric Silva gave up a couple of runs in 4.0 innings, on three hits and two walks, with four strikeouts. Silva has a 5.58 ERA in 15 games, with 68 strikeouts to 25 walks in 59.2 innings.
- Melvin Adon had his first game above Arizona this season, giving up a walk and striking out one in 1.0 innings. In 6.0 games in the ACL, he had a 3.86 ERA with 10 strikeouts to three walks.
- Manuel Mercedes struck out two in an inning without any baserunners. Mercedes now has 43 strikeouts to 36 walks in 41.1 innings this season.
ACL: ACL D-backs Red 5, ACL Giants Black 4
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- Third baseman Elian Rayo went 3-for-4 with his fifth home run of the season. Over his last four games, Rayo has gone 7-for-15 (.467) with a double and two home runs.
- Right fielder Harrison Freed was 1-for-2 with a walk and his second home run of the season. Freed’s last home run came back on June 30th. Freed is batting .262/.347/.443 on the season.
- Center fielder P.J. Hilson went 1-for-4 with his sixth double of the season. Hilson is batting .219 (21-for-96), but has six doubles, three triples, and four home runs.
- Starter Roberto Monegro struck out seven in 5.0 innings, after giving up two runs on six hits and a walk. It’s Monegro’s first start giving up more than one run since June 16th, six games ago.
ACL: ACL Angels 5, ACL Giants Orange 1
ACL Giants Orange Notes:
- Rehabbing second baseman Jimmy Glowenke went 1-for-2 in a short game, getting ejected in the third while arguing balls and strikes. Through seven games in Arizona, Glowenke’s 5-for-20 (.250) with two walks to five strikeouts.
- Center fielder Kwan Adkins was 1-for-3 on the day. Adkins is batting .300/.371/.567 over 11 games in July so far.
- Wei-Chieh Huang had another rehab appearance, facing four pitchers and striking out all four. Through two appearances, Huang has now struck out all seven batters he has faced.
DSL: DSL Cardinals 8, DSL Giants Black 3
DSL Giants Black Notes:
- Second baseman Brandy Rosario had the only extra-base hit for the Giants, going 1-for-3 with his second double of the season. Rosario has gone 4-for-24 (.167) in 13 games, with the two doubles are his only extra-base hits.
- Left fielder Guillermo Williamson went 1-for-3. Williamson now has hits in six straight games, and has raised his batting line to .280/.374/.462 on the summer.
- Starter Ricardo Estrada allowed three runs on five hits and two walks in 4.0 innings. With a 7.71 ERA, Estrada has allowed 32 hits in 25.2 innings, for a batting average allowed of.320.
DSL: DSL BOS Red 7, DSL Giants Orange 4
DSL Giants Orange Notes:
- Shortstop Jose Ramos picked up his second home run of the season while going 2-for-3 with a walk. Both of Ramos’ home runs have come in his last six games, though the four games between the two, he’s gone hitless (0-for-8).
- Designated hitter Erick Arosemena went 2-for-4 with his first triple of the season. It’s his first hits in July, since coming back from injury on July 8th. He’d gone 0-for-13 over six games before this two-hit game.
- First baseman Eduardo Montero went 2-for-3 with a walk, with his first double. Through 12 games, the double is his first extra-base hit, but he’s gone 10-for-31, with seven walks to four strikeouts.
- Reliever Pavel Duarte was the standout pitcher in this game. In 3.2 innings, he gave up no runs, just one hit, and three walks while striking out five. Through eight games, Duarte now has 23 strikeouts to ten walks and 19 hits allowed.