AAA: Reno 9, Sacramento
- Mauricio Dubón had a big day, and is finally starting to find his power stroke, having multiple extra-base hits for the first time in Sacramento, hitting his 5th double and 3rd home run in his 25th game there.
- Joe McCarthy had been out of the home run column for a while, hitting his first since July 11th. He’s now got 13 home runs on the season.
- Joey Bart picked up two more hits, and his 12th double of the season. Bart has a .315/.376/.543 batting line on the season with 12 doubles and 10 home runs.
- Arismendy Alcántara has had limited playing time the last week and had gotten only one hit since July 20th, but his 2-hit game helped. He’s batting .300/.371/.606 with 13 home runs to six doubles and two triples in 45 games.
AA: Bowie 2, Richmond 1
- Michael Plassmeyer had an excellent game, giving up a pair of runs on a single hit, though that hit was a home run. He went a season-high seven innings as the Squirrels pitching staff combined for a 2-hitter.
- Patrick Ruotolo had an excellent July, allowing just five hits and a walk in 11.0 combined innings, only allowing two runs, (one unearned). He struck out 17, despite not striking anyone in his final game of the month.
- R.J. Dabovich started the month with a disastrous game, giving up five runs on four hits and a walk. The rest of the month, he threw 8.2 innings, allowing four hits, two earned runs, and four walks while striking out 12.
- Sandro Fabian picked up a pair of hits in a quiet offensive day for the team. He’s had three multi-hit games out of the last five.
High-A: Everett 5, Eugene 4
- Franklin Labour hit a home run for the third straight game, giving him 11 on the season now. Labour is now batting .267/.408/.514 on the season, with 13 doubles, three triples and 11 home runs.
- Ismael Munguia hit his 6th home run, and stole his 11th base of the season. Munguia had a productive July, batting .311/.348/.434 on the month, with seven of his 11 doubles, and two home runs.
- Birthday boy Conner Nurse (22) didn’t get any good gifts from Everett, as he was bombarded with three home runs. He has allowed 17 home runs in 71.2 innings. Tyler Fitzgerald leads the Emeralds hitters with just 12.
Low-A: San Jose 6, Inland Empire 5 (10 Innings)
San Jose Notes:
- Luis Matos had his second 4-hit game of the season, adding in his 21st double. He increased his batting line to .319/.355/.483 on the season.
- Jairo Pomares continues his run, hitting his 11th home run in his 38th game this season. He lost a 10-game hitting streak yesterday, but started back up, and has eight multi-hit games in his last 11.
- Jimmy Glowenke’s July ended with a .343/.458/.616 batting line after his second straight 2-hit game, adding his 12th double of the month, and 18th of the season.
- Luis Toribio took until the final day of July to hit his first home run of the month, giving him four on the season. That gives him more in 55 games than he had in 54 games in 2019.
- Carson Ragsdale’s strikeout rate continued to slide, but he was much more effective in Saturday’s start. He struck out five, one of his lowest totals of the season, but did not walk anyone for the second straight start, and third time this season.
- Carter Williams only got one hit in six at-bats, but he had the biggest hit in the 10th inning.
ACL: ACL Giants Black 8, ACL Giants Orange 6
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- Alexander Suarez had his third multi-hit game over his last seven, raising his batting average to .312, the highest it’s been since the first few games of the ACL season. Suarez has three doubles and three home runs in 22 games.
- Yorlis Rodriguez had a pair of hits for the second straight game, lifting his batting line to .311/.358/.473 on the season.
- Hunter Bishop got into his second game, not making an out, but walking twice. He also stole his first base of the year, in his fifth game overall.
- Yoniel Ramirez made his first start of the season. In six appearances this summer, Ramirez has struck out 11 and walked six in 3.0 IP.
ACL Giants Orange Notes:
- Aeverson Arteaga continues to hit, putting up another 2-hit game and raising his average back up to .341. Arteaga was 4-for-9 over his last three games, with two walks to four strikeouts.
- Cesar Gonzalez hit a triple in his 9th game in the ACL, but 2nd game with team Orange, after playing for team Black to start the season.
- Trevor McDonald had one of his roughest games, walking six in 5.1 innings. McDonald has walked 14 in 25.1 innings, with 26 strikeouts.
DSL: Giants Black vs. Giants Orange Cancelled