AAA: Round Rock 7, Sacramento 5
- Peter Maris hit his second home run in the last three days, and seventh overall. In 42 games at Triple-A, he’s batting .321/.394/.500.
- Joe McCarthy hadn’t collected an extra-base hit in the previous five games, before he hit two doubles, giving him 14 on the season. His best season, 2017, he had 31 doubles, eight triples and seven home runs in 127 games. This season, he has 14 doubles, one triple, and 12 home runs in 54 so far.
- Braden Bishop hit his second triple, both coming in the last week. Bishop now has at least one hit in each of his last seven games.
- Sam Selman opened a bullpen game for the Cats, marking his first start since 2019, and just his second start since 2014.
- Norwith Gudino gave up a pair of runs, but also struck out a season high five. He went 3.0 innings for the second time in a row, and for just the third time in a row.
- Drew Robinson is playing his last games before he retires on Wednesday, but he is still putting up highlights!
- Speaking of defense, Mauricio Dubón!
AA, High-A, and Low-A: Scheduled Day Off
ACL: ACL Athletics 3, ACL Giants Black 0
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- Yorlis Rodriguez hit his third double of the summer, and second over his last three games. Rodriguez is on a 5-game hitting streak, and is 7-for-17 (.412) with two doubles and a home run.
- Luis Alexander Basabe added another hit on his rehab. After 11 games, he’s batting .370 with a .500 OBP. He’s 10-for-27 with six walks.
- Starting pitcher Rafael Martinez gave up a season-high six hits plus three walks en route to five runs. In 16.1 innings this season, he’s struck out 18 and walked 15.
- Reliever Marvin Brown made his season debut, giving up two hits and a walk, while striking out two. His debut season was in 2019 in the DSL, where he had a 5.10 ERA splitting time as a starter and a reliever.
ACL: ACL Rockies 11, ACL Giants Orange 9
ACL Giants Orange Notes:
- Aeverson Arteaga’s dominating run in the ACL continues, with his first two home run day of his pro career. He now has six home runs in 16 games, and is batting .400. He now has the lead in home runs at the level, one ahead of the Diamondback’s Deyvison De Los Santos.
- It took seven games, but Grant McCray got his first hits of the summer. McCray played in the AZL in 2019, batting .270/.379/.335 over 48 games.
- Sonny Vargas gave up five runs over five innings for the second start in a row, this time thanks to allowing two home runs. He’d allowed just one in his 12.2 innings prior.
- Evan Lumbert remains unscored upon after nine innings (five games) in the ACL. The 24th round pick from 2019 had only 12 innings of work under his belt from 2019.