AAA: Las Vegas 6, Sacramento 3
- Drew Jackson hit a home run in his old stomping ground of Las Vegas, going 1-for-3. In ten games with Sacramento, he has three home runs and one double. He had just one home run and five doubles in 50 games with the Aviators previously this season.
- Yermin Mercedes was 1-for-4 with his third home run with Sacramento this season. In 15 games this season with Sacramento, Merces is batting .255/.323/.418 with just the three home runs, plus six walks to 15 strikeouts.
- The third Aviators home run came from Austin Dean, who had an excellent series. Dean was 1-for-4 with his 14th home run. Dean went 6-for-18 (.333) with two doubles, one triple, and one home run over the six games in Las Vegas.
- David Villar was also 1-for-4, with his 19th Triple-A double. Villar is batting .281/.404/.644 in Sacramento this season, with 19 doubles, one triple, and 27 home runs.
- Starter Wei-Chieh Huang went 3.1 scoreless innings, allowing three hits and two walks to four strikeouts.Huang has been excelllent since returning to Sacramento, having allowed only two unearned runs, none earned, in 13.2 innings of work, with 14 strikeouts to six walks.
- Randy Rodriguez gave up a run in 1.2 innings of work, allowing a hit, two walks, and hitting a batter, with two strikeouts. In 5.2 innings at Sacramento, he’s allowed five runs, with seven walks to six strikeouts.
- Scott Alexander worked a quiet inning in relief, as he continues his comeback. The 33-year old made his sixth appearance in Sacramento, and 12th overall this season. He has allowed just one run, in San Jose, but that’s the only one in 12.2 innings (0.71 ERA). Alexander has made 211 big league appearances over the past seven season, spending the las four with the Dodgers.
AA: Binghamton 6, Richmond 5
- Jacob Heyward had the team’s lone home run, hitting his seventh on a 1-for-2 day with two walks. Heyward has a .189/.292/.304 batting line on the year.
- Ricardo Genoves went 2-for-3 with his 7th Double-A double. Over his last six games, Genoves has gone 6-for-21 (.286) with three doubles, but has a batting average of .225 overall in Richmond.
- Brett Auerbach picked up his 14th double at Richmond, on a 2-for-5 day. While Auerbach has a .210 average on the season, but has gone 16-for-56 (.286) in August, with five doubles and three home runs.
- Landen Roupp made his Double-A debut and had some troubles, giving up four runs in 4.0 innings, on four hits and two walks, though he struck out six. Roupp had a 1.67 ERA through seven starts in High-A and a 2.59 ERA in 14 appearances at Low-A before this latest promotion.
- Matt Frisbee worked more innings in relief, giving up two runs on four hits in 5.0 innings, striking out seven. It was Frisbee’s first game out of the bullpen this season. He has a 5.18 ERA with 104 strikeouts and 33 walks.
High-A: Eugene 8, Hillsboro 3
- Eugene scored eight runs on just four hits, and half of the hits came off Vaun Brown. When Brown wasn’t getting hits, he was getting hit. He was 2-for-2 with three HBPs, collecting his second triple and tenth double and 20th steal in High-A. Through 41 games, Brown has a .360/.457/.633 batting line in High-A, with ten doubles, two triples, and nine home runs.
- Luis Matos knocked in five of the team’s runs, four on a grand slam, his ninth home run of the season, while going 1-for-4. Matos is still batting just .195 through 77 games in Eugene, but now has 13 doubles, a triple, and nine home runs.
- Starter Nick Zwack struck out eight in 5.0 innings, giving up two runs on four hits and a walk. It’s Zwack’s highest strikeout total in three starts since he was traded to the Giants. He has a 5.40 ERA with Eugene, but has 17 strikeouts to five walks in 13.1 innings.
- 26-year old Daniel Tillo made his second appearance in Eugene, with a scoreless inning, allowing a hit and striking one out. The rehabbing pitcher has yet to be scored upon in Eugene or in six games at Arizona, and has 13 strikeouts to five walks in 9.2 innings.
- Also making his second High-A appearance was Tyler Myrick, the Giants 14th round pick in 2021, with a scoreless inning and one strikeout. Myrick had a 3.38 ERA in 30 appearances in San Jose, with 31 strikeouts to 12 walks in 32.0 innings.
Low-A: Inland Empire 5, San Jose 0
San Jose Notes:
- Second baseman Anyesber Sivira got San Jose’s only extra-base hit, a double on a 1-for-2 day with a HBP. Sivira continues his hot August, as he’s hit .321 with three doubles, a triple, and four home runs in the month.
- One of the other hits was by Aeverson Arteaga, who went 1-for-4. Arteaga’s had a fine season, batting .258/.329/.409 with 29 doubles, two triples, and 11 home runs.
- Manuel Mercedes had the start, giving up four runs, three earned, on seven hits in 5.0 innings with three strikeouts. Over his last eight starts, Mercedes has thrown 26.1 inning and struck out just 13, against 19 walks.