AAA: Tacoma 4, Sacramento 0


Sacramento Notes:

  • Tyler Beede had his best start by far since May, allowing just two hits and two walks, and just one unearned run.  It was the first time since May 20th that Beede had not allowed an earned run.
  • Caleb Baragar made his first appearance since July 6th.  He’s allowed just one run in 4.0 IP in July (2.25 ERA) after he gave up six runs in 3.2 IP at Sacramento in June (14.73 ERA).
  • The Cats only managed three hits, but one was to Mauricio Dubón, who continues to hit well in Triple-A.  He’s batting .392/.471/.473 in Sacramento over 18 games there.
  • Camilo Doval had a bit of a nightmare inning, allowing three runs on two hits and two walks.  It breaks a streak of three scoreless outings.  He has walked at least one batter in every outing in July, giving him nine in 11.1 innings, to 14 strikeouts.

AA: Akron 5, Richmond 3


Richmond Notes:

  • Sandro Fabian was the only Richmond batter with two hits, but he’s struggled this month.  He’s just 9-for-45 (.200) with no walks to 13 strikeouts.
  • Frankie Tostado hit his 4th home run of the month, breaking a 3-game hitless streak.  He has just two doubles on the month as well, as he’s hit 15-for-63 (.238) in July.
  • Simon Whiteman was 1-for-4, but also didn’t draw a walk, for the 5th straight game.  On July, Whiteman has 21 strikeouts in 57 games, with just four walks.
  • Trenton Toplikar had nearly an identical line from his last start (4.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 HR, 1 HBP), but had one more walk (4 compared to three), and a season-high-tying eight strikeouts.  He has 56.0 strikeouts in 53.0 innings.
  • Patrick Ruotolo allow his first run since July 6th, but it was unearned after two errors behind him.  On the month, Ruotolo has 13 strikeouts to one walk in 8.0 IP, and in total has 32 strikeouts to three walks in 22.2 IP.

High-A: Hillsboro 10, Eugene 9


Eugene Notes:

  • Tyler Fitzgerald hit his 11th home run on another 2-hit day, raising his batting average to .261.  After posting 28 strikeouts in his first 17 games of July, he hasn’t struck out his last two games.
  • Sean Roby hit his first home run since July 8th, his 3rd of the month.  Roby has eight home runs while batting .195/.297/.379.
  • Seth Corry kept his walks low, but gave up a season-high seven hits, along with three walks and just three strikeouts.  On the month, Corry has walked 15 in 17.1 innings, but has struck out just 20.
  • Franklin Labour hit a pair of doubles as he’s gone through a bit of a power drought.  He has just three doubles on the month, but 11 on the season.  He also has a triple and two home runs this month.
  • Ismael Munguia had two hits and a double, his second consecutive game with two hits.  Munguia has five doubles this month, giving him nine on the season.

Low-A: Stockton 10, San Jose 5


San Jose Notes:

  • Harrison Freed hit his second home run in as many days, giving him five on the season.  He has a .244/.322/.366 batting line on the season, with the five home runs and just one double being his only extra-base hits of the season.
  • Kyle Harrison had one of his roughest starts, again going significantly less innings than he had been.  He allowed four walks to four hits in 3.1 innings, although two errors didn’t help.  Three of his runners were came in after he was relieved on a grand slam.
  • Patrick Bailey had his first 2-hit game since July 15th, and had gone 2-for-16 in the meantime.  He also drew two walks, after drawing his first San Jose walk in his previous game.  He’s got 3 walks to 12 strikeouts in 38 San Jose plate appearances.
  • Jairo Pomares had another 2-hit game, which is his 5th in seven games.  He’s batting .331 with a .391 OBP after 31 games, but also has 36 strikeouts to nine walks in 138 PA.
  • Marco Luciano was removed from the game after his first at-bat, with no reason listed.

ACL: Both ACL Giants Games Postponed due to Rain

Both games will be made up as doubleheaders on July 29th.

DSL: DSL Phillies White 6, DSL Giants Black 4


DSL Giants Black Notes:

  • Estanlin Cassiani isn’t playing everyday, but it looking strong when he is.  He’s 5-for-11 with a double over three games, and also picked up his first stolen base.
  • Jose Ramos picked up his first double of the season in four games.  He also has a triple, and three steals in three attempts on the season.
  • Jorge Martinez’s second start was rough, with just two strikeouts to two walks as he allowed four runs.

DSL: DSL Giants Orange 5, DSL Brewers2 4


DSL Giants Orange Notes:

  • Brandy Rodriguez hit his second double in as many games, though that last game was back on July 17th.  Both of his hits, in seven at-bats, have been doubles.
  • Fabio Villadiego picked up a single, but also struck out for the first times in five games.  He has four walks to two strikeouts in 14 plate appearances.
  • Starter Rolfi Jimenez was victimized by three errors, which led to three unearned runs.  But he wasn’t as strong as his first start, with just three strikeouts in 5.0 innings, and allowing his first home run on six hits.