AAA: Sacramento 5, Salt Lake 3


Sacramento Notes:

  • Luis Gonzalez made his first rehab start, going 1-for-3 with a home run.  The big league team is missing Gonzalez, who hit .302/.361/.447 over 49 games with three home runs in SF, after he had four home runs in 12 games in Sacramento early in the season.
  • Isan Díaz went 3-for-5, though all three hits were singles.  Díaz upped his Sacramento batting average to .263 and has six doubles, a triple, and 15 home runs, and has a .366 on-base percentage, with a .603 slugging percentage.
  • Willie Calhoun went 1-for-3 with his third double in Sacramento in his 10th game.  So far with the River Cats, he has a .333/.409/.487 batting line.
  • Starter Tristan Beck gave up three runs on six hits in 5.0 innings, with six strikeouts.  He lowered his ERA slightly from 7.11 to 6.96 through this game.

AA: Richmond 5, Reading 2


Richmond Notes:

  • After a rough Double-A debut, Ryan Murphy didn’t give up a hit in his second game.  Murphy went 5.0 innings, striking out three and allowing no hits, but allowing five walks and a hit batter.  So far in Double-A, he has 10 walks to seven strikeouts in 8.2 innings.  In High-A before the promotion, he has 47 strikeouts to 12 walks in 31.0 innings.
  • Cole Waites struck out the side while working the ninth, though he allowed a hit and a walk.  Waites has a 4.50 ERA in Double-A through seven games, and has 14 strikeouts to seven walks in 8.0 innings.
  • Frankie Tostado led the Richmond offense with a grand slam for his 11th home run of the season.  Tostado has four home runs in his last 13 games, and is 5-for-12 (.417) with a double and a home run in four games so far in July.
  • Jacob Heyward went 2-for-3 with his 8th double of the season.  He has a 5-game hitting streak going, in which he’s gone 6-for-13 (.462) with a double, a home run, and three walks to two strikeouts.

High-A: Eugene 1, Hillsboro 0


Eugene Notes:

  • Starter Keaton Winn went 4.1 scoreless innings, giving up four hits and two walks with two strikeouts.  Winn had a 4.87 ERA in San Jose before his callup to Eugene, and he has a 3.38 ERA in his first two starts at High-A.
  • Nick Morreale went 2.2 innings and allowed just one walk while striking out five.  Through 21 games, 32.1 innings, Morreale has 30 strikeouts with 12 walks.
  • For his 12th save, Nick Avila allowed one hit while striking out two in an inning of work.  Avila now has a 0.98 ERA, the first time it’s been under 1.00 since his first game of the season.  Avila now has 30 strikeouts to eight walks in 27.2 innings.
  • Vaun Brown went 1-for-3 with a HBP for Eugene.  It’s a good bounceback after Brown struck out five time in his last game.  Brown still has a .353/.463/.588 batting line through nine games at Eugene.
  • Hunter Bishop also picked up a hit while going 1-for-4, knocking in the game’s only run.  He currently has a .231/.319/.426 batting line on the season.

Low-A: Fresno 13, San Jose 2


San Jose Notes:

  • Grant McCray picked up San Jose’s only extra-base hit, a home run for his 11th of the season while going 1-for-4 with three strikeouts.  McCray is batting .283/.371/.520 on the season, but has 95 strikeouts in 279 at-bats, a 34% strikeout rate.
  • Alexander Suarez picked up one of San Jose’s only other hits while going 1-for-3, and picking up his sixth error of the season.  Suarez has started July by going 5-for-13 (.385) with three doubles, a walk, and two strikeouts.  Overall on the season, Suarez has a .236 batting average.
  • Starting pitcher Seth Lonsway struggled and had poor defense behind him, as he gave up seven runs, four earned, in 2.2 innings on nine hits, three walks, and two errors behind him, one of his own.  The seven runs allowed were a season-high for Lonsway, as were the nine hits allowed, all with his shortest outing of the year.
  • Ben Madison struck out the side in the 9th without allowing any baserunners.  Madison now has 12 strikeouts to one walk in 5.0 innings in four games at San Jose, without having allowed any runs.

ACL & DSL: No Games Scheduled