AAA: Sacramento 6, Salt Lake 5
- Willie Calhoun hit his seventh home run of the season, and second as a River Cat, while going 1-for-4. In 12 games since joining the Giants organization, Calhoun has hit .319/.385/.532 with four doubles and two home runs.
- Jason Vosler went 1-for-3 with a walk and his eighth home run of the season. Vosler has five doubles, a triple, and eight home runs through 45 games in Sacramento.
- Isan Díaz led Sacramento in hits by going 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles. Díaz has been hitting better for average over the last month or so, and since the start of July, he’s 12-for-34 (.353) with two doubles and two home runs.
- Sean Hjelle made his return to Triple-A, giving up four runs on five hits, and four walks in 4.0 innings. Hjelle was hit hard in his only major league appearance this last callup, as he had allowed six runs, four earned, on eight hits in 2.0 innings.
- Norwith Gudino went 2.0 innings without allowing a baserunner. It’s Gudino’s first scoreless outing in his last four games, as he’s allowed seven runs in 7.2 innings over his past three games.
AA: Reading 6, Richmond 5
- Sean Roby continues to hit home runs, going 1-for-3 with a walk and his 23rd home run of the season. Roby has hit four home runs over his last six games, while going 8-for-22 (.364) with the four home runs and a double.
- Brett Auerbach picked up a grand slam for his ninth home run on a 1-for-4 day, with three strikeouts. On the year, Auerbach is batting just .203, but has a .306 ERA and a .353 slugging percentage, with eight doubles and nine home runs.
- Starter Jake Dahlberg gave up just one run in 6.0 innings, allowing just two hits and one walk, while striking out five. The two hits are a season low allowed by Dahlberg, and he lowered his ERA to 4.14 from 4.37.
High-A: Eugene 14, HIllsboro 2
- Carter Aldrete had a monster game, going 4-for-4 with his 14th home run and 15 double of the season, with 5 runs knocked in. Aldrete has a batting line of .291/.363/.550 and his 14 home runs and 15 doubles are both career highs so far in just 67 games.
- Vaun Brown went 2-for-4 with a walk and continues to get on base in Eugene. Out of 12 games played in High-A, with seven multi-hit games. He’s batting .375/.456/.604 in Eugene, with two doubles and three home runs.
- Simon Whiteman got his first double back in High-A, while going 1-for-3 with two walks. Whiteman is batting just .150/.306/.163 in Eugene, with the double being his first extra-base hit in 26 games at the level, but he has 17 walks to 30 strikeouts.
- Wil Jensen had a strong start, allowing just two runs, one earned, on five hits and no walks, while tying his season-high with nine strikeouts for the third time, and for the second game in a row. Jensen now has 77 strikeouts to 16 walks in 63.1 innings this year.
- Reliever Evan Gates struck out two in one inning, allowing just one hit. Gates bounced back from giving up his first two runs in his High-A stint, but has 11 strikeouts to three walks in 6.0 innings.
Low-A: Fresno 5, San Jose 4
San Jose Notes:
- Emotions boiled over after the final out of this game, as after the final out was recorded on a broken bat groundout, Fresno closer Juan Mejia turned to the San Jose dugout and yelled and motioned wildly, prompting the San Jose players to charge the field as Mejia was held back by a coach. As things seemed to calm, the two teams nearly came to blows again, but none were captured by the game camera.
- Yorlis Rodriguez led the Giants by going 3-for-5 with his 7th home run of the season. It’s Rodriguez’s first home run since June 19th. On the season, he’s batting .262/.298/.409.
- The other San Jose home run came from Aeverson Arteaga, who went 1-for-4 with his eighth home run of the season. Arteaga is one home run away from matching his 2021 total, but he reached that total in 57 games, where he’s played in 74 games already this season.
- Hayden Cantrelle went 2-for-5 with his second double in 14 games with San Jose. Since joining the Giants, he’s got two doubles, two triples, and one home run while batting .233/.364/.422.
- Eric Silva made his first start since June 22nd, when he gave up a season-high seven runs. He allowed two runs on three hits and one HBP in 3.0 innings with four strikeouts.
ACL: ACL Giants Black 6, ACL Giants Orange 3
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- First baseman Jean Pena went 1-for-3 with his third home run, knocking in three runs. Pena now has two home runs in his last three games. Pena is batting .153/.291/.319 on the season, his third year in the ACL.
- Second baseman Dilan Rosario went 1-for-3 with his first double in Arizona this year, in his 10th game. He’s gone 3-for-29 (.103) with a double and a home run, with three walks and 16 strikeouts.
- Starter Roberto Monegro struck out eight in 5.0 innings, allowing a run on four hits and two walks. He now has 32 strikeouts to 6 walks in 25.0 innings this season.
ACL Giants Orange Notes:
- Second baseman Gustavo Cardozo went 2-for-2 with a walk. It was his first multi-hit game since June 27th, and he’s batting .234/.257/.266 on the year.
- First baseman Logan Wyatt played his first full game of the year, going 2-for-4. He started a game on July 7th but got just two plate appearances, going 0-for-1 with a walk. In 2021, Wyatt hit .238/.386/.308 between Eugene and the ACL in 80 games.
- Starter Melvin Adon had a scoreless inning, striking out two without any baserunners in his fifth game in the ACL this season. He has 10 strikeouts to three walks in 6.0 innings.
DSL: DSL Mariners 8, DSL Giants Black 5
DSL Giants Black Notes:
- Catcher Javier Castillo went 2-for-3 with two doubles, giving him three on the season. Castillo is batting .216/.333/.373 with three doubles, one triple, and one home run.
- Right fielder Moises De La Rosa went 2-for-3 with his second double. De La Rosa is batting .297/.435/.405 with two doubles and a triple this season, with six walks to seven strikeouts.
- Starter Ricardo Estrada had nine strikeouts in 4.2 scoreless innings, with three hits to two walks. The nine strikeouts nearly doubled his total on the season, as he has 19 to 11 walks in 21.2 innings.
DSL: DSL Giants Orange 2, DSL Rockies 1
DSL Giants Orange Notes:
- Right fielder Lazaro Morales went 2-for-3 with his first home run of the season and his fifth double, as well as a HBP. Morales is batting .316/.409/.468 on the season, with five doubles, two triples, and now one home run.
- Third baseman/center fielder Jose Ramos went 2-for-5 with his first run and his seventh double. Ramos is 7-for-19 (.368) with two doubles and a home run in the month of July through six games.
- Starter Jorge Martinez went 6.0 scoreless innings, with two hits and two walks allowed with six strikeouts. Martinez has 32 strikeouts to 12 walks in 26.1 innings this summer.