AAA: Round Rock 7, Sacramento 6


Sacramento Notes:

  • Andrew Knapp hit his first home run with Sacramento in his fourth game, going 2-for-4.  Knapp had four home runs in 22 games at Tacoma before joining the Giants organization.  Knapp has a batting line of .400/.438/.667 through four games.
  • Shortstop Arquimedes Gamboa went 2-for-4 with two doubles, giving him 12 on the season.  Gamboa had been struggling of late, having gone 2-for-24 over his last eight games before this one.
  • Austin Dean went 2-for-3 with a HBP, to extend his hitting streak to nine games.  He’s gone 15-for-33 (.455) over that span, with two doubles.
  • Starter Raynel Espinal gave up four runs in 5.0 innings, on five hits and two walks, though with six strikeouts.  Over his last five games, he’s allowed at least four runs in four of them, with his ERA rising up to 5.29.
  • Reliever Patrick Ruotolo went 2.0 scoreless innings, without allowing any baserunners or getting any strikeouts.  Ruotolo’s first season in Triple-A has been tough.  He has a 7.58 over 25 appearances, with 26 runs allowing on 32 hits and 16 walks.

AA: Doubleheader

Game 1: Somerset 7, Richmond 1


Game 2: Somerset 6, Richmond 3


Richmond Notes:

  • Shane Matheny led the team’s hitting on the doubleheader, going 3-for-6 with a walk, his 9th double and 10th home run between the two games.  Matheny now has a batting line of .258/.391/.443 on the season in Double-A.
  • Carter Aldrete ended up 2-for-5 between the two games, with a double and his walk.  The double was his first at Double-A.  Through four games, he’s batting .273/.333/.364 with the Squirrels.
  • Tyler Fitzgerald went 2-for-6 with a walk between the two games, with a hit in each game.  He’d gone hitless over his previous four games to slip under the Mendoza Line, and now has a batting line of .197/.299/.390.
  • In Wil Jensen’s second Richmond start, he gave up six runs in his 3.2 inning start in Game 1, allowing six hits and five walks, with three strikeouts.  The six earned runs and five walks were season highs for him, at either Double-A or High-A.
  • Reliever Nick Avila also made his second Double-A appearance, and struck out two in his inning of work, allowing a hit and a walk.  He had a 0.95 ERA in Eugene, with 31 strikeouts to eight walks.  He has two walks and two strikeouts in 2.0 innings in Richmond.
  • The Game 2 starter was Matt Frisbee, who allowed five runs on eight hits and two walks, with six strikeouts.  Three of his hits allowed were home runs.  Frisbee’s ERA jumped to 5.26 and he now has 72 strikeouts to 29 walks in 92.1 innings.

High-A: Hillsboro 8, Eugene 4


Eugene Notes:

  • Max Wright hit his second home run in nine games at Eugene.  Wright has been used up and down the system as a catcher.  He hit .197/.413/.316 in 29 games this year in San Jose, and a .209/.324/.414 batting line through the nine games in Eugene.  He also went 1-for-1 in a single game at Sacramento.
  • Casey Schmitt went 1-for-2 with his 13th double of the season, and also two walks.  He’s batting .276/.368/.484 on the season, with 13 doubles, a triple, and 16 home runs.  He has nearly a 2:1 K:BB ratio, with 80 strikeouts in 86 games to 39 walks.
  • Riley Mahan was the only Emerald with multiple hits, going 2-for-4 with his third double of the season.  Through seven games at High-A, Mahan is 8-for-28 with three doubles, a triple, and two home runs.
  • Starting pitcher Jake Wong gave up five runs in 3.0 innings, on six hits and three walks, with five strikeouts.  Wong’s ERA has jumped up to 5.43, the highest it’s been since the end of May.

Low-A: Rancho Cucamonga 3, San Jose 2


San Jose Notes:

  • The biggest hit of the game belonged to Hayden Cantrelle, who had a triple in a 2-for-4 day.  Cantrelle has four triples in 26 games with San Jose, with three doubles and a home run, with 21 walks and 30 strikeouts in 26 games.
  • Alexander Suarez went 2-for-4 with his eighth double of the season.  Suarez has a batting line of .244/.301/.408 with eight doubles and nine home runs on the season.
  • Carter Williams continued his hitting streak by going 2-for-3.  His hitting streak is now at 17 games.  Amazingly, his batting average has actually dropped during that streak, going from .424 at the start to .414 now.
  • Trevor McDonald struck out a season-high seven in 5.0 innings.  He gave up just one unearned run on two hits and two walks.  In five games as a starter, he has a 1.96 ERA, while he had a 2.98 ERA in 17 games in relief.

ACL: ACL Giants Black 6, ACL Rockies 0


ACL Giants Black Notes:

  • Left fielder Mauricio Pierre went 1-for-3 with a walk, and his fifth double.  The double was Mauricio’s first extra-base hit since July 7th.  In 31 games, he has five doubles and a home run.
  • Second baseman Dilan Rosario had the team’s other extra-base hit by going 1-for-4 with his fifth double of the season.  Over his last ten games, he’s gone just 5-for-25 (.200), though that’s raised his batting average from .139 to .164.
  • Starter Nomar Medina threw 5.0 scoreless innings, giving up four hits and a walk with five strikeouts.  It’s Medina’s first game without allowing any runs since June 18th, lowering his ACL ERA to 2.05 with 50 strikeouts to 10 walks in 44.0 innings.
  • Reliever Willian Suarez struck out five in 2.0 scoreless outings, giving up a hit and a walk.  Through 25.0 innings this season, he has 50 strikeouts to ten walks.

ACL: ACL D-backs Red 2, ACL Giants Orange 1


ACL Giants Orange Notes:

  • Second baseman Irvin Murr III went 1-for-3 with his third double.  In 33 games this season, he has a .196/.261/.284 batting line with three doubles and two home runs.
  • Designated hitter Damon Dues made his season debut, going 1-for-2 while hitting for just the first five innings.  Dues went .256/.388/.321 in his rookie season in 2021, over 28 games, with three doubles and one triple.
  • Starter Lisander De La Cruz gave up a pair of runs in 2.2 innings, on four hits and two walks, with four strikeouts.  De La Cruz has a 5.75 ERA on the year, with 25 strikeouts to nine walks in 20.1 innings.

DSL: DSL Giants Black 2, DSL Giants Orange 1


  • The Black team won, with just one hit, thanks to a lot of help.  With the Orange team up in the 7th (and final) inning and carrying a no-hitter, Alessandro Duran got on base thanks to the Orange team’s second error.  A passed ball moved Duran up, and then Ramon Peralta broke up the no-hitter with a single, putting runners on first and third.  A wild pitch scored Duran, and moved Peralta up to second.  After two outs, an error on the pickoff throw moved Peralta to third.  Pitcher Junior Flores then committed a balk, and the Black team had a Balk-Off win.

DSL Giants Black Notes:

  • Shortstop Ramon Peralta had a single, the only hit by the Black team.  His single in the 9th put runners on the coreners.  Peralta now has a batting line of .242/.380/.339 on the season.
  • Starting pitcher Ricardo Estrada went a season-high 6.0 innings, giving up just one run on four hits, while striking out six.  Estrada lowered his ERA to 6.14 and now has 32 strikeouts to 15 walks in 36.2 innings.
  • Reliever Luis Yepez struck out two while allowing a walk in his inning of work. Through 15 appearances, he has a 0.46 ERA with 20 strikeouts to seven walks in 19.2 innings.

DSL Giants Orange Notes:

  • Left fielder Oswaldo Ladera had the only extra-base hit in the entire game, going 1-for-3 with his 10th double of the year.  He’s got a batting line of .224/.352/.374 with ten doubles and two home runs.
  • Designated hitter Eduardo Montero was 1-for-2 with a single.  Overall this season in the DSL, he’s gone 15-for-49 in 17 games, with one double.  He’s batting .306/.386/.327 with seven walks to eight strikeouts.
  • It was a great game for Jorge Martinez, who had 6.0 no-hit innings, with one walk while striking out six.  It’s his first outing without allowing a hit, but it’s his fourth without allowing a run in nine starts.  He has a 3.03 ERA with 49 strikeouts to 16 walks in 38.2 innings.