AAA: Sacramento 12, Tacoma 11


Sacramento Notes:

  • Sacramento was down 10-2 after two innings, and came back, including a come-from-behind ninth inning.
  • Jason Vosler had a 4-hit day, knocking out his 15th home run with Sacramento this year.  It’s Vosler’s first 4-hit day of the year, boosting his batting average to .238 from .229.
  • After the Giants claimed him on August 21st, Patrick Mazeika made his first appearance and hit a home run in his first at-bat, going 2-for-5.  Before joining the Giants, Mazeika had hit .261/.383/.333 with Triple-A Syracuse, with two doubles and two home runs.
  • Heliot Ramos went 3-for-6 with two doubles on the day, giving him 13 on the year.  His second double knocked in the game-tying run in the 9th inning.  Since returning from injury, Ramos has gone 6-for-21 (.286) with two doubles and a home run. 
  • Bryce Johnson also had a 4-hit game for the first time this year, going 4-for-5 with a walk, and stole one base on two attempts.  Though he was in San Francisco for nearly a week, Johnson finishes August with a 12-for-34 (.353) performance with two doubles, and four steals on five attempts.
  • Steele Walker went 2-for-4 with his 11th double and a walk, and picked up his first steal with the River Cats.  In eight games since he was picked up by the Giants, he’s now 6-for-30 (.200) with two doubles and one home run.
  • It was a very rough start for Norwith Gudino, who gave up a season-high six runs in 1.0 innings, on four hits and two walks, with just one strikeout.  Gudino’s season ERA jumped up to 10.22 from 9.00, with 47 strikeouts to 27 walks in 37.0 innings.
  • Ben Bowden took the first relief stint of the day, giving up five runs in 2.1 innings, on five hits and a walk, with three home runs allowed, and five strikeouts.  It’s the second time since joining Sacramento to allow five runs, both in the last five games.  They make up the majority of the 12 runs he’s allowed in 16.1 innings with the Cats.  
  • With his third appearance in Sacramento, Cole Waites remains unscored upon, allowing a hit with a strikeout.  Through 3.0 innings, Waites has struck out five to one walk, with two hits allowed.
  • Shelby Miller got the save, working the 9th inning, striking out two without allowing a hit or walk.  In 24 games, Miller has 41 strikeouts to 14 walks in 29.1 innings this season.

AA: Harrisburg 6, Richmond 1


Richmond Notes:

  • Sean Roby’s return to the home run column continued for the second-straight day, hitting his 25th home run as well as his seventh double in a 2-for-4 day.  Roby is approaching matching his overall total home runs in his career (29 over three seasons) in just this one season.
  • Casey Schmitt picked up his sixth double at Richmond on a 1-for-4 day.  Through 17 games with Richmond, Schmitt has a .338/.384/.500 batting line with six doubles, a triple, and one home run.
  • Starter Keaton Winn gave up a season-high in hits (10) in 5.0 innings, giving up five runs, with five strikeouts.  Two of the hits were home runs, meaning he’s given up three home runs in 16.0 innings at Richmond.  He gave up just two in 37.0 innings at Eugene, and three in 40.2 innings at San Jose earlier this season.
  • Reliever Evan Gates made his Double-A debut and went 2.0 scoreless innings, giving up just one walk to four strikeouts.  Gates had a 2.78 ERA in 19 appearances at High-A before the promotion, as well as 0.76 ERA in 16 games at San Jose.  Overall this season, Gates has 60 strikeouts to 15 walks in 48.1 innings across the three levels.

High-A: Eugene 6, Everett 2


Eugene Notes:

  • Starter Carson Seymour not only had his best start since the trade, but his best of the year, striking out a season-high 13 in 6.1 innings, allowing one run on two hits and one walk.  It’s Seymour’s third time with double-digit strikeouts, and just the second time with more than 6.0 innings on the year.  In 24.1 innings, he has 38 strikeouts to eight walks.  Overall on the season, he’s thrown 106.0 innings, with 130 strikeouts to 29 walks.
  • Andy Thomas was grand, hitting a grand slam for his first Eugene home run, went 1-for-4.  It’s Thomas’s tenth home run overall on the year, as he had nine with Everett in 64 games before the trade.  His first with Eugene came against his old team.
  • Grant McCray hit his first High-A double, going 1-for-3 with a walk.  Through five games at Eugene, McCray has gone 5-for-18 (.278) with a double, a home run, and four walks against eight strikeouts.
  • The only Emerald with multiple hits was Luis Toribio, who went 2-for-4 with his 16th double.  The game broke a 3-game hitless streak for Toribio, who finishes August with a .184 batting average with five doubles and three home runs.
  • Hunter Bishop went 1-for-3 with a walk.  In his two games since coming back, Bishop has gone 2-for-7 with a walk to two strikeouts.

Low-A: San Jose 5, Stockton 4


San Jose Notes:

  • Aeverson Arteaga hit his first home run since August 9th, going 1-for-4 with his 12th home run of the year.  Arteaga now has a short 7-game hitting streak, going 10-for-28 (.357) with five doubles and a home run over that span.
  • Alexander Suarez went 1-for-3 with a walk, hitting his 14th double and getting his 13th steal of the season.  Suarez has a batting line of .230/.294/.405 on the year, with 14 doubles, two triples, and 11 home runs, and is perfect in steal attempts with 13.
  • Damon Dues was 1-for-2 with two walks, and stole a base on two attempts.  Dues has been very patient in San Jose, now with 12 walks to two strikeouts in nine games at the level.  In 12 games, he had four walks to 12 strikeouts in Arizona before that.
  • After four years, P.J. Hilson finally got to make his first start in Low-A, going 1-for-3 with a steal.  Hilson made his actual debut on Tuesday, but that was as a pinch-runner late in the game, and he didn’t get a plate appearance.
  • Starter Seth Lonsway gave up three runs, two earned, in 5.0 innings, on six hits and two walks, with seven strikeouts.  It was Lonsway’s first actual start since August second, though his last three relief appearances were all 5.0 innings as well.  He has 117 strikeouts to 48 walks in 91.1 innings on the season.
  • Jose Cruz struck out four in 2.0 scoreless innings, with just a walk allowed.  Cruz now has 77 strikeouts to 22 walks in 47.0 innings on the year.