AAA: Round Rock 10, Sacramento 7
- Andrew Knapp’s run continues in Sacramento, as he led the team with three hits by going 3-for-5, with a double and a home run, his third game with a home run in a row. Through six games at Sacramento, he’s batting .417/.440/.875 with two doubles and three home runs, with one walk to six strikeouts
- 20 was the number for Isan Díaz, who went 2-for-4 with a walk and hit his 20th home run of the season. That ties his second-highest total for a season, which he hit in Low-A in 2016. His only season with more in 2019, when he hit 26 at Triple-A New Orleans.
- Díaz could be on his way to the majors, after Thairo Estrada was hit in the head with a pitch in the Giants big league game. The Giants are extremely short of healthy shortstops on the 40-man roster, and Díaz would need to be added to it.
- Ka’ai Tom was 1-for-5 with his 10th home run of the year. It was Tom’s first home run since July 13th. He’s now batting .247/.352/.430 on the season.
- Starter Norwith Gudino struck out six in 3.0 innings, but gave up three runs on four hits, two of which were home runs. It was just Gudino’s second start of the season. He has a 9.33 ERA, and 34 strikeouts to 22 walks in 27.0 innings.
AA: Somerset 6, Richmond 3 (11 Innings)
- Brett Auerbach hit his 11th home run while going 1-for-4 with a walk. Auerbach is batting just .194 with a .294 on-base percentage and a .345 slugging percentage, with nine doubles and 11 home runs.
- Michael Gigliotti went 2-for-5 with his fifth double of the season. This 2-hit game after going hitless in his last six games. He’s batting .218/.375/.356 on the season.
- Kai-Wei Teng didn’t allow any runs or hits in his 3.0 innings, but did strike out six while walking five, and eclipsed 100 strikeouts on the year. Teng had allowed 19 runs over his previous five starts (23.1 innings). On the year, he has 103 strikeouts to 55 walks in 94.0 innings.
- Randy Rodriguez also got six strikeouts, in just 2.1 innings, giving up two runs, one earned, on one hit and one walk. In four games at Double-A, Rodriguez has 13 strikeouts to four walks in 6.2 innings.
High-A: Eugene 10, Hillsboro 4
- Luis Toribio hit his seventh home run home run in the last 13 games as his torrid pace continued. He was 1-for-3 on the game with one walk. He has a .211/.336/.467 batting line.
- Back on the home run train was Vaun Brown, hitting his seventh of the season, going 2-for-4 with a walk and two strikeouts. Over his previous four games, Brown has three hits, and made 11 outs, all of those outs being by strikeouts. Now has 39 strikeouts to 10 walks in 27 games at High-A.
- Simon Whiteman went 2-for-4 with a pair of singles. In 35 games in High-A, Whiteman is batting .168/.294/.178 with just one double.
- Starter Mason Black allowed three runs in 2.0 innings, on three hits and three walks with four strikeouts. Black’s High-A ERA moved up to 4.05 with this game. He has 50 strikeouts to 17 walks in 46.2 innings at Eugene.
- Luis Matos was just 1-for-5, but he was 1-for-1 catching balls hit like this to center.
Low-A: San Jose 3, Rancho Cucamonga 2
San Jose Notes:
- Yorlis Rodriguez went 1-for-4 and had the team’s only extra base hit, a home run. It’s Rodriguez’s fourth home run of the month, and tenth overall on the season. He now has more home runs this season than he did in his previous three seasons combined (9).
- Hayden Cantrelle had a perfect on-base day in a painful way, going 1-for-1 with a single, a walk, and two HBPs. Cantrelle has a batting line of .270/.417/.427 on the season in San Jose, over 27 games.
- Starter Eric Silva gave up just one run on a hit and a walk with six strikeouts in 5.0 innings. It’s Silva’s first game allowing just one run or less since May 29th, and lowered his season ERA to 5.17.
ACL: ACL Giants Orange 5, ACL Giants Black 3
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- Center fielder P.J. Hilson led the Black team by going 3-for-4 with two doubles, giving him ten on the season. He extended his hitting streak to ten games. Over 37 games, Hilson is batting .273/.373/.555 with 10 doubles, four triples, and six home runs.
- Third baseman Elian Rayo went 1-for-3 with his fourth double of the summer. It’s Rayo’s first extra base hit since July 15th.
- Reliever Cristian Acosta struck out five in 3.1 scoreless innings in relief. He allowed three hits and two walks. Overall this season, Acosta has a 5.06 ERA with 22 strikeouts to eight walks in 16.0 innings this season.
ACL Giants Orange Notes:
- Catcher Freddy Temaria went 1-for-3 with the game’s only home run, his third of the season. Tremaria has a batting line of .157/.189/.353 with a double and three home runs.
- Second baseman Damon Dues hit his first triple of the season in his second game, going 1-for-3. He’s 2-for-5 (.400) in his first two games of the year. He hit .256/.388/.321 in the ACL last season over 28 games.
- In his third game of the season, reliever Tanner Andrews struck out three of the six batters he faced, going 1.2 scoreless innings while allowing just one walk. Andrews last pitched in Double-A in 2021, where he had a 11.12 ERA in four games while in the Miami Marlins organization.
DSL: DSL Cardinals 9, DSL Giants Black 1
DSL Giants Black Notes:
- Left-center fielder Fabio Villadiego went 1-for-2 with a walk, collecting one of the only two hits the Giants got. Villadiego is batting just .200/.338/.323 with two doubles and two home runs on the summer.
- Starter Miguel Ramos struck out five in 3.0 scoreless innings, allowing just a hit and two walks. It was Ramos’ second game, and he’s allowed just three unearned runs on four hits and four walks with seven strikeouts, in 6.0 innings.
DSL: DSL Mariners 3, DSL Giants Orange 2
DSL Giants Orange Notes:
- First baseman Eduardo Montero, went 1-for-3 with a walk. Through 18 games in the DSL, Montero has a .308/.393/.327 batting line, with just one double for his only extra-base hit.
- Starter Ismael Mota struck out five in 3.0 innings, while allowing just one run on three hits and four walks. Mota has 49 strikeouts to 21 walks in 37.0 innings this season.