AAA: Salt Lake 10, Sacramento 7
- Arismendy Alcántara got a home run for the second straight game, and is having a great July. He’s 11-for-30 (.367) with four home runs, a double, and a triple in seven games for the month.
- Jason Krizan extended his hitting streak to nine games with a home run, giving him six on the season. Over his streak, he’s 14-for-38 (.368), although he’s only barely bumped up his batting average over that span from .331 to .338.
- Matt Frisbee is still struggling with giving up hits, with his second start allowing eight hits in a row. His Sacramento ERA is up to 8.37, and his average allowed is at .329. He allowed just a .112 average in five starts at Richmond to start the season, and a .227 average overall in 2019 across Low and High-A.
AA: Richmond 6, Bowie 0 (Game 1 – 7 Innings)
AA: Bowie 3, Richmond 2 (Game 2 – 7 Innings)
- Ramos was the easy star of Richmond’s double-header, going 4-for-7 with his 8th home run and 12th double. Over his last five games, Ramos is 8-for-21 with three home runs and two doubles as he is pulling out of his June slump.
- Caleb Kilian had a shutout start in Game 1, giving up just three hits and a walk. He only struck out four, his lowest total in almost exactly a month. He has 47 strikeouts and six walks in 47.1 innings at Double-A so far.
- Will Wilson picked up his first hits on his third day in Richmond, going 2-for-6 overall in the doubleheader with a walk. He hit .251/.339/.497 in Eugene across 49 games.
High-A: Everett 8, Eugene 2
- Sean Roby picked up his 7th double, and has been inching his batting average up towards the Mendoza line since it hit .179 back on June 29th.
- Heath Quinn has only started his 2021 batting .227, but has alrleady picked up three doubles in seven games. Quinn had 21 doubles in 91 games in 2019.
- Kai-Wei Teng has really hit a rough spot for his season, only going three innings after notching just two innings in his previous start. His ERA has jumped nearly two points, from 3.86 to 5.85. The problem continues to be home runs, as he’s allowed five over his last 9.1 innings (3 starts), and he’d allowed just three in his first 30.2 innings.
- Ryan Walker continues his strong stint in the Eugene bullpen, and now has 42 strikeouts to five walks in 27.2 innings.
Low-A: Fresno 6, San Jose 5
San Jose Notes:
- Luis Matos hit his first home run since June 23rd, giving him five on the season, and got his 15th steal as well. Matos is 5-for-9 with two doubles, a triple, and a home run over his last two games.
- After a hitless day, Jairo Pomares hit his third home run in the last four days for his only hit of the day. Over 20 games, Pomares has seven home runs while batting .364/.419/.766, and has more than doubled his 2019 total (3), which took 51 games.
- Ryan Murphy has found his strikeout groove, striking out 11 in 6.0 innings after striking out 12 in 7.0 innings in his previous start. He did give up some runs, but is up to 83 strikeouts in 58.0 innings with just 14 walks.
- Ivan Armstrong bounced back from giving up an unearned run in his last outing with a scoreless inning this time out. His ERA has dipped to 1.53, with a 1.02 WHIP.
ACL: Giants Black 12, Athletics 6 (7 Innings)
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- Patrick Bailey made his ACL debut, playing as the DH, going 2-for-3 with a walk.
- Jacob Gonzalez went off in his second game at the ACL, going 3-for-4 with a 3-run home run. Gonzalez hit .174/.252/.250 in 27 games at Eugene.
- Javeyan Williams now has two home runs in the ACL, and is batting .308 with a .577 slugging percentage after nine games at the level.
ACL: Rockies 9, Giants Orange 3 (7 Innings)
ACL Giants Orange Notes:
- Aeverson Arteaga is getting the Franklin Labour award for a hot Arizona start, with home runs in four straight games, and adding a double for good. His batting line is .424/.500/.909 after nine games.
- Garrett Frechette picked up a pair of hits in his second game at the ACL level. Frechette started the year with 31 games in San Jose, batting .219/.268/.289.
- Trevor McDonald struggled in his third start of the season, with five runs on six hits, two walks, and two hit batters. He also managed just one strikeout. He’s got 11 strikeouts to six walks in 13.0 innings.