AAA: Tacoma 5, Sacramento 2
- Brandon Crawford made his first rehab appearance, going 0-for-1 with a walk, but also an error in the field. He played five innings.
- Isan Díaz picked up his 21st home run of the season on a 1-for-4 day. Díaz’s July was his best month of the season, as he hit .297/.390/.538 with four doubles and six home runs, and he kicks off his August with another big hit.
- Austin Dean was also 1-for-4 with a home run, his 12th of the season. Dean also had his best month in July, batting .321/.433/.393, but he had only four doubles and no home runs in the month. He also had only one in June.
- Andrew Knapp’s home run streak ended, but he went 2-for-4 with his third double with Sacramento. Knapp’s run in Sacramento through eight games has him batting .419/.455/.903, with three doubles and four home runs, and it may have helped convince the Giants to trade catcher Curt Casali.
- Wyatt Mathisen also picked up a double, going 2-for-4 with his fifth double of the year. With Sacramento, Mathisen is batting just .173/.282/.355 with five doubles and five home runs.
- Starter Tristan Beck went 6.0 innings, allowing three runs, two earned, on five hits and a walk. He struck out four as a part of it. Beck now has 9721 strikeouts to 23 walks in 76.1 innings this season in Triple-A.
- Reliever R.J. Dabovich struck out two in an inning of work, without allowing a baserunner. After a rough start in Triple-A, Dabovich now has a 3.60 ERA, though he still has more walks (12) than strikeouts (11) in 10.0 innings.
AA: Richmond 8, New Hampshire 1
- Brett Auerbach had easily his best day of the season, getting on-base in every plate appearance. He went 4-for-4 with his 12th home run, his 9th steal, and a walk. Auerbach raised his batting average from .194 to .206, and his OBP from .294 to .305 in this game.
- Auerbach had the hits, but Carter Aldrete had the RBI as he went 2-for-5 with his first Double-A home run, which was a grand slam. In his first 7 games at Double-A, Aldrete has been off to a slow start, batting .208/.240/.374 with one double and one home run.
- Tyler Fitzgerald had his own home run, going 1-for-4 with a HBP and knocking out his 17th of the season. He had a strong July, with a .257/.333/.568 batting line in the month, with two doubles and seven home runs.
- Michael Gigliotti was 1-for-4 with a HBP and his third triple of the season. He now has five doubles, three triples, and seven home runs through 66 games this season.
- Jake Dahlberg had an excellent start, with 5.0 shutout innings. He allowed just four hits and two walks with five strikeouts. Dahlberg has a 4.28 ERA this season through 18 starts this season. He has 86 strikeouts to 24 walks in 90.1 innings.
- Taylor Rashi struck out the side in the 9th inning, not allowing any baserunners.He now has 50 strikeouts to 13 walks in 33.2 innings in Double-A.
High-A: Eugene 11, Spokane 2
- Jairo Pomares led the Emeralds offensively, going 2-for-4 with his 11th home run and 15th double of the season. It’s Pomares’ first 4-hit game of the season. He’s now batting .236/.309/.418 on the year in High-A, with 15 doubles and 11 home runs.
- Patrick Bailey got his 9th home run of the season, going 2-for-4. He’s got a batting line of .209/.327/.383 with eight doubles and nine home runs on the year.
- Vaun Brown went 3-for-6 with a pair of doubles, giving him eight in High-A. He struck out just once. With his fly ball out in the first inning, Brown broke a streak of 11 straight outs made by strikeouts. He’s now got 40 strikeouts to 10 walks in 28 games.
- Luis Matos picked up two doubles while going 2-for-5 with a walk. Matos now has nine doubles and six home runs in 62 games at High-A. Matos has a .181/.263/.292 batting line in Eugene, now with nine doubles and six home runs.
- Starter Landen Roupp struck out five in 4.0 innings, with two hits and one walk, with one run allowed. It’s the first run Roupp has allowed in his last three games (14.1 innings). Through five games in Eugene, he has 34 walks to six walks and a 2.01 ERA.
- Ofelky Peralta made his second appearance in High-A, and struck out five in 2.0 innings. That gives hime eight strikeouts and one walks in 4.2 innings. Peralta had been with Norfolk, Baltimore’s Triple-A club through May, but was released. Since then, he’s worked up the system with six games in the ACL, five games in San Jose, and now two in Eugene.
Low-A: Fresno 20, San Jose 5
San Jose Notes:
- Victor Bericoto had one of the team’s three home runs, going 2-for-3 after coming into the game midgame when starting right fielder Alexander Suarez got ejected after striking out. It was Bericoto’s ninth home run of the season. He’s batting .255/.337/.398 with 15 doubles and nine home runs.
- Jared Dupere picked up his fourth home run in San Jose, in his 13th game at the level. That matches the total he had in the ACL in 17 games earlier this season. Dupere is batting .306/.393/.571 in San Jose.
- Aeverson Arteaga also had a home run, his 10th of the season, while going 1-for-4. It was Arteaga’s first home run since July 26th. He’s batting .264/.337/.424 on the year.
- Starter Seth Lonsway was hit very hard, giving up six runs in 1.2 innings, on five hits, one walk, and one HBP, though with three strikeouts. It’s Lonsway’s highest amount of earned runs allowed this season, and jumped his ERA from 3.56 to 4.28 with this game.
- Usually, I avoid really negative lines, but this one stands out. In a rough game, Matt Mikulski got roughed up, going 1.1 innings, allowing eight runs on five hits, two walks, two HBP, and a wild pitch. It’s Mikulski’s highest runs allowed and shortest appearance of the season. His ERA jumped from 4.88 to 5.85 on the year.
ACL: ACL Giants Black 6, ACL D-backs Red 0
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- Second baseman Dilan Rosario went 2-for-2 with two walks, hitting his second home run in the ACL. Over his last three games, he’s 4-for-9 with a double and a home run, with two walks to two strikeouts.
- First Baseman Jean Pena went 3-for-4 with two doubles. Pena has a .161/.299/.288 batting line with four doubles, a triple, and three home runs through 39 games.
- Starting pitcher Nomar Medina struck out eight in 5.0 shutout innings, allowing just three hits and two walks. It’s Medina’s second straight game without allowing a run. He has 58 strikeouts to 12 walks in 49.0 innings.
ACL: ACL Angels 7, ACL Giants Orange 0
ACL Giants Orange Notes:
- Shortstop Diego Velasquez gone one of the team’s two hits, a double while going 1-for-3. Velasquez now has five doubles and two triples in 39 games this season.
- Third baseman Derwin Laya went 1-for-2 with his first double of the season. He has a .183/.298/.250 batting line with one double and two home runs in 38 games.
- Starter Brayan Palencia gave up three runs in 2.2 innings, allowing them on five hits and a walk, with three strikeouts. He has 32 strikeouts to seven walks in 31.0 innings.
DSL: DSL Giants Black 6, DSL Nationals 3
DSL Giants Black Notes:
- Catcher Victor Coronil picked up his second home run of the summer, going 1-for-2 with a walk. Coronil’s last home run, coincidentally came on the first game of July on July 1st.
- Shortstop Ramon Peralta went 2-for-2 in the game with a walk. It was Peralta’s first multi-hit game since July 22nd, and his batting average has fallen from .277 to .230 since then.
- Starter Luis Bermudez struck out six in 4.2 innings, giving up three runs, one earned, on six hits and a walk. He actually raised his ERA from 1.31 to 1.38 thanks to this game, and has 36 strikeouts to nine walks in 39.0 innings.
DSL: DSL Giants Orange 3, DSL Colorado 1
DSL Giants Orange Notes:
- Third baseman Jhosward Camacho had the team’s only extra-base hit, going 2-for-4 with his fourth double of the summer, and also picking up his first steal. Through 21 games, Camacho is batting .296/.405/.380 with four doubles and one triple.
- Also with two hits was Estanlin Cassiani, going 2-for-4 with his own steal, his 12th of the year. It was Cassiani’s second 2-hit game in a row, and he’s 5-for-12 with a triple. He’s batting .278/.429/.409 on the year.
- Starter Jose Rojas gave up just one run in 5.2 innings, striking out five while allowing four hits and a walk, plus a HBP. It was just the third game of the season where Rojas allowed one run or less. His ERA is 4.97 through seven starts this summer, with 21 strikeouts to 15 walks in 29.0 innings.