AAA: Oklahoma City 8, Sacramento 4
- Jason Krizan had a huge game, hitting two home runs to give him five on the season. Krizan now has a 10-game hitting streak as he continues to hit well. He’s gone 15-for-36 (.417) over that span, with four doubles and now three home runs. After a cool start, he now has 18 doubles, two triples, and five home runs in 53 games.
- Bryce Johnson also had two hits, both singles, and added his 23rd steal on two attempts. Through 67 games, Johnson is batting .295 with a .361 on-base percentage with 23 steals in 27 attempts.
- Starter Raynel Espinal gave up four runs on five hits and three walks in 3.0 innings, two of those hits being home runs. Espinal’s ERA jumped up above 5.00 for the first time this season, now up to 5.17, and now has 96 strikeouts to 36 walks in 78.1 innings.
- Reliever Alex Young made his Giants system debut with a scoreless inning with one walk and one strikeout. The Giants traded for the LHP for cash considerations on July 18th after he was DFA’d. In 30 games at Triple-A Columbus, he had a 3.66 ERA with 47 strikeouts to seven walks in 32.0 innings.
- Angel Rondón made his second appearance with the River Cats, not giving up a run in a scoreless innings, allowing a hit while striking out one. Rondón had a 4.04 ERA in Triple-A Memphis before the Giants claimed him off of waivers, with 52 strikeouts to 33 walks in 49.0 innings.
AA: Bowie 3, Richmond 2
- Kyle Harrison was the star of this game, walking the first batter he faced, and then struck out the next nine batters he faced, for his 3.0 innings. He was likely held back after a long period off after his Futures Game appearance. Harrison now has 69 strikeouts in 45.1 innings, on 23 walks.
- Diego Rincones had another great game as he continues a summer comeback, going 4-for-4 with his seventh home run of the season. In July, he’s 20-for-63 (.317), with two doubles and two home runs.
- Brandon Martorano was 1-for-3 with his 12th double. The catcher now has a batting line of just .214/.299/.391 through 63 games this season.
- Randy Rodriguez made his second Double-A appearance, not allowing any runs in 2.0 innings. He allowed two runs in an inning in his Double-A debut the previous week. In High-A before his promotion, he had a 3.38 ERA with 71 strikeouts to 24 walks in 50.2 innings.
- There was news not reflected in this game. Carter Aldrete got promoted from High-A Eugene to Richmond. And Sean Roby got placed on the 7-Day IL for undisclosed reasons, which will give Aldrete a lot of opportunities to get into games. Aldrete hit .289/.369/.545 with 17 doubles and 15 home runs in 74 games at Eugene.
High-A: Eugene 6, Everett 1
- Casey Schmitt picked up the Emerald’s only extra-base hit, going 2-for-3 with a walk and the team’s 12th double.
- Luis Matos was 2-for-4 with a walk, his second multi-hit game in the last four games he’s played. Despite this, he’s still batting just 11-for-61 (.180) on the month of July, just above his season batting average of .180.
- Starter Keaton Winn allowed just one run, unearned, on five hits and two walks, with six strikeouts in 5.0 innings. Though five starts at High-A, Winn has a 3.00 ERA, with 19 strikeouts to eight walks in 21.0 innings.
- Jimmy Glowenke made his return to High-A, going 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout. Glowenke hit .261/.346/.304 in eight games at Arizona in his rehab.
Low-A: Modesto 12, San Jose 3
San Jose Notes:
- Carter Williams went 1-for-4 while hitting his 10th double with San Jose. He’s on a 13-game hitting streak, but his double is his first extra-base hit in his last five games. He’s got a .411/.493/.679 batting line in Low-A.
- Alexander Suarez was 1-for-4 with his 7th double of the season. The double is his first extra-base hit since July 3rd, when he had three doubles. He’s 12-for-40 (.300) on the month.
- Jared Dupere was the only Giant with more than one hit, going 2-for-4 with a pair of singles. Through six games in Low-A, Dupere has gone 10-for-22 (.455) with a double and two home runs.
- Starter Manuel Mercedes had a rough one, giving up seven runs, five earned, on three hits and four walks in just 2.2 innings, without a strikeout. Mercedes now has 43 strikeouts to 40 walks in 44.0 innings.
ACL: ACL Giants Black 3, ACL Giants Orange 1
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- Designated hitter Onil Perez was the only Team Black player with more than one hit, or extra base hit. He went 2-for-3 with his second triple of the season. It’s his second straight game with multiple hits, and has raised his batting average from .216 to .242 over the two games.
- Starter Miguel Mora struck out eight in 3.2 innings, allowing a run on three hits and a walk. The eight strikeouts were a season-high, even in his shortest appearance since June 20th. Mora’s struck out 45 in 30.2 innings, with 16 walks.
- Reliever Willian Suarez struck out five in 2.1 innings, his fourth straight appearance with five strikeouts. He didn’t allow any runs, and just one hit and one walk. In 23.0 innings, he has 45 strikeouts and nine walks in 23.0 innings.
ACL Giants Orange Notes:
- Second baseman Diego Velasquez led the team by going 2-for-3 and hitting a double, his second of the season. He’s batting .232/.316/.273 with two doubles and a triple on the season, with 12 walks to 19 strikeouts.
- Center fielder Kwan Adkins also had a double, going 1-for-4. Adkins has a batting line of .259/.325/.454 with five doubles, two triples, and four home runs on the year.
- Starter Freddery Paulino went 4.0 innings, giving up two runs on three hits and two walks, with three strikeouts. July’s been a rough month, as he’s allowed 20 runs, 18 earned, in 15.2 innings, worht a 10.34 ERA. He has an 8.10 ERA on the season, with 24 strikeouts to 11 walks.
DSL: DSL Angels 5, DSL Giants Black 2
DSL Giants Black Notes:
- Left fielder Randy Arrieta went 1-for-4 with the team’s only extra-base hit, his first double of the season. Through 17 games, Arrieta has a batting line of .171/.261/.293, with a double and two triples.
- Third baseman Jean Carlos Sio went 1-for-3, and picked up a steal on two attempts. He now has nine steals on 11 attempts, on a batting line of .230/.320/.345.
- Starter Mauricio Estrella didn’t get any strikeouts, giving up three runs on four hits in 5.2 innings. In 38.1 innings, Estrella has 32 strikeouts to ten walks.
DSL: DSL Mariners 8, DSL Giants Orange 1
DSL Giants Orange Notes:
- First baseman Lazaro Morales led the team in offense by going 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles, giving him nine on the season. Morales has gone 4-for-17 (.235) with four doubles over his last four games.
- Shortstop Jose Ramos was 2-for-3 with a walk, and his 16th steal of the season. Ramos has a batting line of .273/.376/.434 with 16 steals on 17 attempts through 32 games.
- Starter Melvin Pineda struck out a season-high nine in 4.2 innings, allowing two runs, one earned, on two hits and three walks. Through 25.2 innings, Pineda has 39 strikeouts to 14 walks in 4.21 innings.