AAA: Game Postponed
Sacramento and Reno’s game was postponed due to air quality in Sacramento. The weekend’s games had been moved from Reno to Sacramento for the same reason.
AA: Richmond 15, Altoona 3
- David Villar’s hot streak continues, hitting another home run, his fourth in the last six games. It was his 18th home run of the season, along with his 24th double. The 18 home runs ties a Richmond single-season record. (The tweet gets the total wrong in a typo.)
- Will Wilson hit his 5th home run, an opposite field shot, nudging his batting average up above .200 for the first time since mid-July.
- Aaron Blair suffered through his roughest start of the season, with four walks and one hit allowed leading to two runs.
- Simon Whiteman was hit by a pitch in the first inning, and though he stayed in to run the bases, he was removed in the top of the first.
High-A: Tri-City 4, Eugene 2
- Armani Smith picked up his 12th double in High-A. Smith is batting .283/.352/.439 through 54 games with Eugene.
- Sean Roby picked up his 22nd double of the season. He’s cooled off slightly over the last three games, going just 1-for-4 in each, but is still batting .333/.402/.698 on the month of August.
- Kai-Wei Teng had his shortest start since July 3rd, allowing four runs on four hits and three walks, and striking out only two. In 77.2 IP, he has 111 strikeouts to 47 walks.
- Jasier Herrera had his longest appearance of the season, collecting a season-high eight strikeouts and no walks. He’s now surpassed strikeouts per innings, with 53 in 52.1 innings at High-A, with 14 walks.
Low-A: Lake Elsinore 1, San Jose 0
San Jose Notes:
- Patrick Bailey led the team’s offense, what little of it there was, with two hits and the only extra base hit, his 10th while with San Jose. He’s 11-for-20 (.550) over his last five games, with five doubles and a home run.
- Luis Toribio picked up a hit, his third straight game with a hit. He’s 3-for-6 with a walk over those three games.
- Prelander Berroa got the tough luck loss, striking out nine and allowing just one runs on three hits and two walks (coming on a home run. Berroa has had a problem with home runs this month, allowing six over five starts, more than half of the 11 home runs he’s allowed all season.
ACL: ACL Giants Black 2, ACL Giants Orange 1
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- Jacob Gonzalez picked up another single. He has hits in eight of his last ten games, but in seven of those he’s gotten just one hit.
- Dilan Rosario had a 2-hit game, his second in the last three. That raised his batting average to .218 from .208.
- Starter Obue Civada had his longest appearance of the season, and set a new season high in strikeouts with eight. He’s struck out 25 in 14.2 innings, while walking six.
ACL Giants Orange Notes:
- Aeverson Arteaga was 1-for-3, extending his hitting streak to six games. He also picked up his sixth steal. He’s perfect on six steal attempts through 44 games.
- Donovan McIntyre picked up his first double of the season in his 6th game. He als has a triple for his two extra-base hits. He also had his second straight 3-strikeout game, and he has 10 K’s in 21 at-bats.
- Trevor McDonald had a strong start, allowing just one run across five innings. He’s got a 3.92 ERA through five starts in August, lowering his season ERA to 4.76.
DSL: Game 1 DSL Giants Orange 7, DSL Giants Black 2
DSL: Game 2 DSL Giants Orange 7, DSL Giants Black 2
DSL Giants Black Notes:
- Elian Rayo hit his second double of the season. He’s also struck out five times over his last four games without a walk. On the season (41 at-bats), he has 16 walks to just eight strikeouts.
- Yeison Lemos had his 4th home run of the summer, and first since August 13th, in Game 2.
- Gerelmi Maldanado got the start, his first of the season, going a season-high 3.0 innings. In 12.2 innings, he’s struck out 12, but walked seven.
DSL Giants Orange Notes:
- Derwin Laya was a combined 3-for-5 with his fifth double of the season in the double-header, adding in a pair of walks. In 65 at-bats this summer, he’s got 13 strikeouts and 11 walks.
- Jediael Maduro was 3-for-6 over the two games, raising his batting average on the summer to .250.
- German Malave had the start in Game 1, allowing two runs on two hits, a walk, and two hit batters. He’s walked as many batters (3) as he’s hit this summer.
- Mikell Manzano Gave up his first runs since August 2nd (a span of three appearances). He struck out eight to no walks. On the season, he has 34 strikeouts to one walk in 25.0 innings.