AAA: Sacramento 7, Tacoma 5


Sacramento Notes:

  • Braden Bishop celebrated his birthday with his 8th home run of the season, and his third in his last five games played.  Bishop isn’t getting regular playing time at this point, but has a seven game hitting streak.  Over that streak, he’s gone 9-for-23 (.391) with two doubles and three home runs in that span.
  • Jaylin Davis had gone hitless in his last five games, but broke that run with his second triple of the season.  He’s got six doubles, two triples, and 11 home runs in 33 games at Sacramento this season.
  • Another game, another 2-hit game for Mauricio Dubón, along with his eighth double in Triple-A.   Dubón’s full batting line is .344/.414/.475 with eight doubles, two triples, and three home runs in 41 games.
  • Sean Hjelle had a rough third start in Triple-A.  He gave up a season-high matching 10 hits, two of which were home runs.  They were his first home runs at the level, he gave up eight home runs in 65.2 innings.

AA: Richmond 5, Erie 2


Richmond Notes:

  • In his third game at Double-A, Heath Quinn had his first 3-hit game at the level.  He’s 4-for-10 with a double and two home runs so far with the Flying Squirrels.
  • Diego Rincones hit his second home run in as many games, giving him eight home runs in Richmond.  He had five home runs in 25 games in High-A Eugene before his promotion.
  • David Villar also hit a home run in his second straight game, and has hit five of those homers in August.
  • Aaron Blair had his third straight game going 5.0 innings.  In six starts with Richmond, he’s got a 3.52 ERA, he has 18 strikeouts and 14 walks in 23.0 innings.
  • Patrick Ruotolo had his second straight scoreless outing.  He struck out his first batter over the last three games.  He has 44 strikeouts to five walks in 32.0 innings.

High-A: Eugene 6, Everett 4


Eugene Notes:

  • Carter Aldrete hit his 8th home run, doubling his total from 2019.  Aldrete is batting .255/.324/.426 with 11 doubles and eight home runs in his first season at High-A.
  • Marco Luciano followed up his 3-for-3 day in yesterday’s Game 1 of the doubleheader with a 2-hit game.  He’s batting .238 in Eugene, up from just .179 two days ago.
  • Jairo Pomares had a 2-hit game, and now has at least one hit in each of his first seven games at Eugene.  He’s 11-for-27 (.409) with a double and a home run so far in Eugene, though he has yet to draw his first walk.
  • Armani Smith hit his 11th double in Eugene, his first extra-base hit since August 12th.  He has a .290/.359/.457 batting line with 11 doubles, one triple, and six home runs in Eugene.
  • Aaron Phillips bounced back from his worst start of the season to go a season-high tying seven innings, allowing three runs.  His six strikeouts are also a season high.

Low-A: Rancho Cucamonga 9, San Jose 2


San Jose Notes:

  • On a day that San Jose’s offense fell flat, Jimmy Glowenke had 2 of the team’s three hits.  It was his second two-hit game in a row.  He’s 9-for-29 (.310) over his last seven games, with a pair of doubles and a pair of home runs.
  • Grant McCray picked up another hit, but was caught stealing in his third game at San Jose.  He easily beat the throw, but overslid the bag and was called out for that.  In 2019, he had trouble being caught, being caught 13 times out of 30 attempts.  Overall in 2021, he’s been caught two times out of seven attempts.
  • Prelander Berroa had a rough start, allowing five runs on four hits, three walks, and a hit batter, but most notably he had some trouble getting strikeouts, with only three.  He’s had 110 strikeouts to 41 walks in 78.2 innings.  He’s hit only four batters all season, but two came in the last two games against Rancho Cucamonga.

ACL & DSL: Scheduled Day Off