AAA: Round Rock 4, Sacramento 3


Sacramento Notes:

  • Andrew Knapp picked up a home run for the second straight game, going 1-for-4.  Through five games in Sacramento, Knapp has gone 8-for-19 with a double and two home runs.
  • Second baseman Isan Díaz was 1-for-2 with two walks and his 19th home run of the season.  Díaz stopped hitting home runs for a while, but now has three in the last seven games since the end of the All-Star Break.  His Sacramento batting line is .271/.367/.584
  • Austin Dean was 1-for-3 with his 11th double and a walk.  That extended Dean’s hitting streak to double-digits, having gone 16-for-36 (.444) over that span with four doubles.  His batting line is .262/.333/.467
  • Tobias Myers went 2.0 scoreless innings in his second appearance for Sacramento, and his first start with the team.  Myers was exclusively a starter in Triple-A Columbus before coming to the Giants, averaging about 4.1 innings per start with a 6.00 ERA there.
  • Reliever Gregory Santos struck out the side in his inning of relief, his first game back in Sacramento after one appearance in SF.  Santos has a 3.55 ERA in Triple-A, with 26 strikeouts to 13 walks in 25.1 innings.

AA: Richmond 8, Somerset 1


Richmond Notes:

  • Kyle Harrison actually gave up baserunners this time, but still pitched another 3.0 innings without allowing a run.  He gave up three hits and three walks while striking out five.  Since the break, Harrison has only gone 3.0 innings in his two starts, but has 14 strikeout to four walks in 6.0 innings.
  • With Shane Matheny promoted to Triple-A, Tyler Fitzgerald will get even more playing time, and picked up his 16th home run of the season.  Fitzgerald now has seven home runs in 70 at-bats in July, but his season batting line is still just .198/.301/.399.
  • Franklin Labour went 1-for-3 with his seventh home run of the season.  It’s Labour’s first home run since July 10th.  He’s batting .187/.275/.374 on the season.
  • Armani Smith went 1-for-2 with two walks.  Smith now has 13 walks to 54 strikeouts in 45 games at Double-A since the promotion, with a batting line of .230/.288/.317.
  • Taylor Rashi worked out of the bullpen, striking out three in 2.0 innings, allowing just a hit.  Rashi hasn’t allowed any runs in his last nine games (12.0) innings, and now has a 2.48 ERA with 47 strikeouts to 13 walks in 32.2 innings.
  • Chris Wright struck out three in 2.0 scoreless innings, allowing only a HBP.  Wright’s season ERA is down to 2.75, and has 50 strikeouts to 28 walks in 36.0 innings.

High-A: Eugene 5, Hillsboro 4


Eugene Notes:

  • Casey Schmitt hit the game-winning home run in the bottom of the 8th inning, a 3-run shot, on a 1-for-4 day.  The home run was his 17th of the season, and first since July 22nd.  Schmitt now has a batting line of .276/.366/.490,
  • Patrick Bailey was 1-for-2 with a walk.  It’s Bailey’s fifth straight game with a hit, and he’s raised his average from .194 to .203 over that span.
  • Keaton Winn struck out a season-high 10 over 6.0 innings, allowing just one run on three hits.  Since joining Eugene, Winn has made six starts, and now has 29 strikeouts to eight walks in 27.0 innings.

Low-A: Rancho Cucamonga 4, San Jose 1


San Jose Notes:

  • Aeverson Arteaga went 1-for-3 and collected his 25th double of the season.  In 57 games in 2021, he had just 12 doubles, along with a triple and a nine home runs mostly in Arizona.  This season, in 87 games, he has 25 doubles, two triples, and also nine home runs, with a batting line of .267/.342/.424.
  • Second baseman Anyesber Sivira went 2-for-4 and picked up his second double with San Jose over 13 games.  Sivira is batting .213/.296/.255 at Low-A, after batting .353/.421/.588 in Arizona in 12 games.
  • Grant McCray went 2-for-4 with two singles, and his 29th steal of the season.  McCray has now collected multiple hits in five straight games, as well as at least one steal in each.  He’s gone 15-for-24 (.625) with a double and a home run, and six steals without being caught.
  • Starter Manuel Mercedes went 4.0 scoreless innings, giving up just a hit and four walks, with three strikeouts.  It’s Mercedes first start without allowing any runs, as he’d allowed 24 (17 earned) in 7.2 innings before as a starter.  Overall this season, he has 46 strikeouts to 44 walks in 48.0 innings.
  • Ben Madison struck out three of the six batters he faced, only walking two in 1.1 innings.  Madison now has 24 strikeouts to six walks in 12.0 innings at San Jose this season, over eight games.

ACL: ACL Giants Black 1, ACL Angels 0


ACL Giants Black Notes:

  • First baseman Jean Pena had a double, the only extra-base hit of the game, and just one of two hits for the Giants.  Pena is batting .138/.284/.257 with two doubles, a triple, and three home runs.
  • Center fielder P.J. Hilson had the other hit for the team, going 1-for-3 with a single.  Hilson now has gotten at least one hit in his last nine games.  He’s gone 12-for-32 (.375) with three doubles, a triple, and two home runs in that stretch.
  • Starter Miguel Mora struck out six in 5.0 innings, not allowing any runs on three hits and two walks.  It’s Mora’s second start of the season without allowing any runs, lowing his ERA to 3.79.  He has 51 strikeouts to 18 walks in 35.2 innings.

ACL: ACL D-backs Black 5, ACL Giants Orange 2


ACL Giants Orange Notes:

  • Center fielder Kwan Adkins went 2-for-3 with his sixth double.  Adkins has gone .258/.323/442 on the year, with six doubles, two triples, and four home runs.
  • Shortstop Diego Velasquez was 2-for-4 with a double, his fourth of the season.  Velasquez has a eight-game hitting streak going, having gone 11-for-26 (.423), raising his batting average from .205 to .254 during the run.
  • Starter Freddery Paulino gave up three runs, two earned, on five hits and three walks in 3.2 innings, with just a strikeout.  Paulino has 25 strikeouts to 14 walks in 40.1 innings.

DSL: DSL Cardinals 7, DSL Giants Black 6


DSL Giants Black Notes:

  • Catcher Alessandro Duran was 2-for-4 with a walk and two doubles, giving him just three on the season.  Duran has played in 32 games this summer, but the three doubles are his only extra-base hits.  He’s 19-for-32, with a batting line of .173/.250/.200.
  • Second baseman Audie Jimenez was also 2-for-4, picking up his second double of the summer.  Like Duran, Jimenez has played 32 games, but the two doubles are his only extra-base hits.  He’s got a batting line of .149/.206/.170.
  • Starting pitcher Mauricio Estrella gave up two runs on four hits in 5.0 innings, with six strikeouts.  The strikeout total falls one short of his season high.  He has 38 strikeouts to 10 walks in 43.1 innings.

DSL: DSL Nationals 3, DSL Giants Orange 0


DSL Giants Orange Notes:

  • Shortstop Dennys Riera went 1-for-3 with a double, his second of the year.  Riera is just 6-for-45 (.133) through 16 games this season, but has two doubles and two home runs. in those six hits.
  • Left fielder Juanel Urena went 1-for-2 with his first extra base hit of the season, a double.  He is 6-for-40 (.150) through 17 games this season.
  • Starting pitcher Melvin Pineda struck out seven in 4.0 innings, allowing just one run on two hits and a walk.  The only run allowed was on a home run, the first Pineda has allowed.  Pineda’s ERA is at a season-low 3.94, with 46 strikeouts to 15 walks in 29.2 innings.