AAA: Tacoma 10, Sacramento 7 (12 Innings)
- Thairo Estrada hit his 8th home run in Sacramento, and 11th on the season overall including in the Majors. It was just his second game since returning from SF.
- Jason Vosler hit his 6th home run of August, and 13th in his time at Triple-A this season. Since returning at the end of July, he’s 14-for-48 (.292) with a .397 OBP and a .729 slugging percentage.
- Heliot Ramos had two hits for the third time in the last seven games. In Triple-A, he’s 31-for-82 (.253) so far.
- Steven Duggar hit his first double since he was sent back to Triple-A. Since his return, he’s gone 4-for-26 (.154).
- Sammy Long allowed two runs, after allowing just two baserunners, on a walk and a hit (which was a home run). But he had his longest appearance since June, going five innings.
- Reyes Moronta had a very unusual appearance, walking the three batters he faced, and all coming around to score. He’d allowed runs in each of his last two outings. He has now was 11 in 8.0 innings in Sacramento, to just seven strikeouts.
- Camilo Doval returned to Sacramento after one game in the bigs, and looked strong, striking out two without allowing a baserunner. He’s got 36 strikeouts to 22 walks in 26.1 innings at Triple-A now.
AA: Richmond 2, Erie 1
- Diego Rincones had one of the team’s only three hits, but hit his 6th double in Richmond. It took him 34 games to do that, after he had the same total in Eugene after 25 games.
- Sandro Fabian hit his 9th double of the season. This year, he has 13 home runs to just nine doubles and one triple.
- Akeel Morris had his second straight start of 6.0 innings, allowing just one earned run (on a home run) with seven strikeouts. Since returning to Richmond, he has a 1.00 ERA, with 18 strikeouts to three walks in 18.0 innings.
High-A: Everett 6, Eugene 4
- Jairo Pomares hit his first home run at High-A Eugene in his third game. He’s 5-for-12 (.417) at the level so far.
- Ricardo Genovés hit his second home run in as many games, giving him six in Eugene. That matches the number of home runs he’d hit in San Jose, and it only took him four more games to do so (42 as opposed to 38 in SJ).
- Sean Roby hit his 6th home run on August, and 15th overall this season. He’s continuing his fantastic month, as he’s batting .364/.432/.773 on the month.
- Jake Dahlberg struggled again, allowing six runs, although just four were earned. He continues to not issue free passes, with just two walks in 22.1 innings, but he’s allowing batters to have a .316 average against him, leading to his 8.06 ERA.
- Taylor Rashi had an excellent 2-inning stint in relief, allowing two hits, but getting five strikeouts out of six outs he got. He has 60 strikeouts in 41.2 innings, to 18 walks.
Low-A: San Jose 14, Rancho Cucamonga 13
San Jose Notes:
- Ghordy Santos has only been in San Jose for three games, but he now has a share of the franchise record for RBI in a game with seven. He had a 3-run home run and an RBI double among his four hits, though he also had two errors.
- Abdiel Layer launched another monster home run, this one estimate at 462 feet, on the second pitch of the game. That gives him 10 on the season. He had a total of eight pro home runs across two seasons prior to this one.
- Luis Matos extended his hitting streak to nine games with a 2-hit day, and he also stole his 19th base of the season. He’s only attempted two steals in the month of August, both were successful.
- Nick Swiney made his return to San Jose, after appearing in just one game before a concussion injury made him miss more than two months. He struck out five batters, all on swings-and-misses, and his unearned run allowed came in after he was lifted.
- Hunter Bishop has been having a tough time of it with San Jose so far. He’s struck out in seven of eight at-bats, with one walk, in his two games so far with the little Giants. During his 11 games rehabbing, he struck out 10 times in 25 at-bats.
ACL: ACL Cubs 12, ACL Giants Black 11
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- Jean Pena had his first 3-hit game this season, and knocked in his third home run while he was at it.
- Jacob Gonzalez hit his 5th home run in the ACL on the season.
- Alexander Suarez picked up his 8th double of the season. He’s 18-for-47 (.383) with five doubles, two triples, and two home runs so far in August.
ACL: ACL Giants Orange 7, ACL D-Backs 3
ACL Giants Orange Notes:
- Damon Dues had his first 2-hit game of the summer, picking up his second double. He’s 5-for-21 (.238) on the season in eight games.
- Cesar Gonzalez hit his first double with ACL Orange in his 5th game with the team, after he had three doubles in seven games with the ACL Black earlier this season.
- Nick Morreale had his longest start of the season, and allowed his first run in the last four starts (8.1 IP). In seven games in the ACL, Morreale has a 1.46 ERA with two earned runs allowed in 12.1 innings.
DSL: DSL Giants Black 10, DSL Brewers1 9
DSL Giants Black Notes:
- Jose Ramos hit his second triple of the summer. Over 11 games, he has two doubles, two triples, and three home runs.
- Estanlin Cassiani had his first 3-hit day of the summer, raising his already impressive bating average from .387 to .429.
- Jorge Martinez made his first start since July 23rd after the team’s temporary shutdown, and easily had his best game. He had five shutout innings, with two hits and a walk and striking out six.
DSL: DSL Mariners 5, DSL Giants Orange 0
DSL Giants Orange Notes:
- Eliam Sandoval picked up one of the team’s only three hits. He’s 9-for-34 (.265) over nine games in August.
- Daniel Rondon took the start, allowing four runs in 3.2 innings. Over nine innings, he’s given up 15 hits and six walks to five strikeouts.