During the day, two big announcements were made as outfielders are on the move.  The exciting Vaun Brown got a promotion out of Single-A, and will go to Double-A, his third level of the season.  Meanwhile, San Jose’s Grant McCray and Jared Dupere were both picked up from San Jose, and are heading to High-A Eugene!

AAA: Reno 13, Sacramento 4


Sacramento Notes:

  • Jason Vosler hit his 14th home run of the day, going 2-for-5 on the day.  Vosler has gone .242/.324/.394 with four doubles and two home runs in August since returning from the big leagues, with eight doubles to 16 home runs.
  • Jhonny Pereda went 1-for-3 with a walk and his fourth home run on the year.  It’s Pereda’s first home run since July 3rd.  Pereda is batting .270/.362/.376 overall this year.
  • Jason Krizan went 1-for-5 and hit his ninth home run.  He also came on to pitch in the 9th inning, giving up two runs on three hits, and no strikeouts.  It was Krizan’s third pitching appearance of the year, and the first runs he’s given up.
  • Heliot Ramos made his first appearance in two weeks, going 2-for-5.  Ramos’ last game was August 11th, when Ramos also had two hits.  
  • Tristan Beck gave up five runs in 4.0 innings, on five hits and three walks against four strikeouts.  It’s the most runs that Beck has allowed since July 12th, and he’s lowered his ERA from 7.13 to 5.64  over that span.
  • Reliever Joey Marciano was one of the few Sacramento pitchers to do well, going 1.0 inning without allowing a baserunner, with two strikeouts.  Marciano had a streak of vie games in which he allowed a combined nine runs over 4.2 innings, but has now had two straight without a run.

AA: Akron 5, Richmond 2


Richmond Notes:

  • Casey Schmitt was 2-for-4 with his fifth double since joining Richmond.  In 13 games since the promotion, Schmitt is batting .340/.386/.472 with five doubles and one triple.
  • Brett Auerbach also picked up a double, his 15th, while going 2-for-4.  For the month of August, Auerbach has been batting .288/.373/.515 on the month, with six doubles and three home runs.
  • Tristan Peters went 2-for-4 on the day.  Through 16 games with Richmond, Peters has gone .235/.307/.294 with four doubles.
  • Keaton Winn made his second start in Richmond, and went 6.0 innings, giving up four runs on eight hits with just three strikeouts.  Winn has a 3.27 ERA after the two starts, and posted a 3.16 ERA over eight games in High-A.

High-A: Tri-City 5, Eugene 4


Eugene Notes:

  • Luis Matos led the way for the Ems, going 3-for-5 with three singles and a steal, his eighth of the season.  Over his last five games, Matos has gone 10-for-23 (.435) with one double and two home runs.
  • Simon Whiteman went 2-for-3 with a pair of singles and a HBP.  It’s Whiteman’s first game with multiple hits since August 10th.  Whiteman is batting .186/.314/.230 over 52 games in Eugene this season.
  • Carter Williams went 2-for-5, picking up his seventh High-A double.  In 13 games since he returned to Eugene, Williams has gone 13-for-53 with four doubles and one home run, with four walks to 12 strikeouts.
  • Carson Seymour struck out eight in the start, but gave up four runs, two earned, on two hits and two walks.  It was Seymour’s highest strikeouts total int he four games since he was traded to the Giants.

Low-A: Modesto 10, San Jose 8


San Jose Notes:

  • With McCray gone, Aeverson Arteaga picked up the only Giants extra-base hit, going  1-for-4 with a double.  Arteaga has a batting line of .261/.336/.413 on the year.
  • Anyesbar Sivira was the only Giant with multiple hits, going 2-for-4.  Sivira has gone 7-for-12 (.583) over his last four games, with one walk to two strikeouts.  He’s batting .282/.357/.455 overall in San Jose.
  • Batting leadoff, Hayden Cantrelle went 1-for-2 with three walks, and two steals to give him ten in Low-as this season.  Cantrelle now has 10 steals on 11 attempts in 32 games at San Jose this season, and 16 in 22 attempts in 65 games overall, from the ACL to Double-A across the Giants and Marlins organizations.
  • Matt Mikulski had a start to forget, givign up nine runs in 2.0 innings, on eight hits and two walks.  It’s a new high for Mikulski in runs, breaking the threshold of eight, which he had reaced twice.  He has a 6.95 ERA with 96 strikeouts to 31 walks in 79.0 innings this season.
  • Reliever Seth Lonsway had a great game in relief, allowing just one hit in 5.0 innings, with a new career-high ten strikeouts.  Through 86.1 innings, Lonsway now has 110 strikeouts to 46 walks on the year in 23 appearances, just seven of which have been starts.

ACL SEMIFINALS: ACL Giants Black 9, ACL Rangers 6


ACL Giants Black Notes:

  • Second baseman Dilan Rosario led the way in this playoff win by going 3-for-4 with a home run and a double, and three RBI.  Rosario started the year with San Jose, but moved to ACL mid-season, and hit .221/.325/.356 in 37 games at Arizona, with eight doubles and two home runs.
  • Center fielder Wade Meckler went 2-for-5 with a triple.  The 2002 8th round pick went .289/.460/.395 with four doubles in 12 games in the regular season.
  • Left fielder P.J. Hilson went 2-for-4 with two doubles, after having been one of the team leaders in the regular season.  In 52 gamesHilson was .295/.381/.563 over the regular season, with 12 doubles, five triples, and nine home runs, with 13 steals in 15 attempts.
  • Designated hitter Reggie Crawford was 2-for-5.  The team’s 2022 first round pick went 3-for-19 (.158) with two walks to nine strikeouts in six games during the regular season.
  • Miguel Mora worked the start, giving up just one run on one hit and two walks in 4.0 innings, with three strikeouts.  Mora had a 3.29 ERA over 13 games in the regular season, with 78 strikeouts to 26 walks in 54.2 innings.
  • 4th round pick Spencer Miles picked up the save, striking out two batters in the 9th inning without any baserunners.  Miles only made three appearances in the regular season, with only an unearned run allowed on one hit and one walk in 3.0 innings, with seven strikeouts.
  • With the win, the ACL Giants Black will move on and meet the ACL Rockies for the 2022 ACL title beginning Friday, for a best-of-3 series.