AAA: Scheduled Day Off
AA: Akron 3, Richmond 0
- Simon Whiteman had the only Squirrels extra-base hit, with his 9th double at the Double-A level. It was his first double since hitting two on July 15th.
- Caleb Kilian took the tough-luck loss after giving up just one run on four hits. He did not allow a walk, his first start since June 22nd in which he had done that.
- R.J. Dabovich allowed a run on a walk and a hit. In July, he’s allowed six earned runs (seven total) on seven hits and five walks. It was his second straight game without a strikeout. Before July, he had gotten a strikeout in every appearance he had made.
- Diego Rincones was lifted from the game in the second inning after being hit by a pitch. No details have been reported about his condition.
High-A: Eugene 5, Hillsboro 4
- Ricardo Genovés continued his hot July, with his third home run in the last five games. He also drew two walks, the second time he’s done that in three games. in 20 games at Eugene, he’s drawn 12 walks while striking out just 16 times.
- Brett Auerbach is also on his own power tear, hitting his fourth home run in the last seven games, part of a 7-game hit streak. He’s boosted his slugging percentage from .429 to .593 over that hitting streak.
- Heath Quinn picked up another hit, and over 15 games on the season, he’s batting .327/.400/.633.
- Kai-Wei Teng is not getting out for a lot of innings this month. In 4 starts in July, his longest start has just been 4.1 innings. On the month, in 12.1 innings, he has walked 13 and struck out 18.
- Chris Wright had a difficult inning, but ultimately successful for his sixth save. He gave up two walks and a hit, but a double play was key to him getting out of the inning. Wright has not given up a run in July, though his strikeout touch has waned. He’s struck out only eight in 7.2 innings, with five walks, while in June he struck out 17 in 9.0 innings.
Low-A: Stockton 6, San Jose 2
San Jose Notes:
- Alexander Canario turned a hustle triple into a run, with his third triple of the season. Since July 11th, he’s 12-for-35 (.342) with three doubles, two triples, and a home run, a .629 slugging percentage.
- Carter Williams has three multi-hit games in his last four, and hit his first triple of the season. The undrafted free agent from the 2020 draft has been having a quietly solid season, with a .279/.308/.535 batting line with six doubles, two triples, and four home runs.
- Jairo Pomares now has three straight games with a double, giving him 13 doubles on the season. Pomares had an excellent .328/.383/.672 batting line over 29 games this season.
- Ryan Murphy took a tough loss, giving up just two hits, but two runs (with one hit being a home run), despite walking no one and tying his season high with 12 strikeouts. He takes over the league lead in strikeouts with 105, passing teammate Carson Ragsdale who has 102.