AAA: Tacoma 8, Sacramento 5
- Jason Krizan led the Cats in hitting, going 2-for-4 with his 7th home run of the season. Krizan’s midseason renaissance continues, after he had a .330/.348/.591 batting line in July, and has gone 5-for-11 (.455) with a double and home run in the first three games in August.
- Shane Matheny went 1-for-3 while hitting his first home run in Triple-A. In five games at Sacramento, Matheny has gone 5-for-19 (.263) with his home run being his first extra-base hit. He also has struck out eight times to no walks so far.
- Starter Norwith Gudino gave up three runs while going 1.2 innings, allowing them on four hits with just one strikeout. Gudino’s 1.2 innings was the longest outing of eight pitchers in this game. Gudino has a 9.73 ERA in 16 games at Sacramento this season.
- Aaron Fletcher remains unscored upon as a Giant, going 1.1 scoreless innings, just allowing two walks with one strikeout. Fletcher has thrown 4.0 innings in Sacramento, allowing no hits, but four walks to two strikeouts.
- Thomas Szapucki, who comes to the Giants off of the Darin Ruf trade with the Mets, made his debut with 1.0 inning of relief, allowing a run on three hits while striking out two. He had worked primarily as a starter this season, until his last two appearances before the trade deadline in Syracuse.
AA: New Hampshire 7, Richmond 6
- The Squirrels only home run came off the bat of Ricardo Genovés, his fifth in Double-A this season. He went 1-for-4 with three strikeouts. Through 27 games, he’s got a Double-A batting line of .228/.297/.446 with three doubles, a triple, and five home runs, with six walks to 33 strikeouts.
- Brandon Martorano had a huge day, going 4-for-5 with his 14th double of the season. It was his first 4-hit game of the season. He’s batting .227/.313/.399 on the year.
- Tyler Fitzgerald had a 3-hit game, extending his mini-hit streak to seven games. His current .210 batting average is the highest batting average of the season for him.
- Starter Matt Frisbee struck out nine in 5.1 innings, allowing just three runs. Overall, he allowed seven hits, a walk, and a HBP, plus two wild pitches. He now has 91 strikeouts to 30 walks in 97.2 innings.
High-A: Eugene 8, Spokane 2
- Jimmy Glowenke went 2-for-4 with a HBP and his 7th home run of the season, with two strikeouts. Glowenke’s begun to warm up, having gone 7-for-13 in his last four games, with two doubles and two home runs.
- Vaun Brown hit his second home run in four games, having gone 1-for-4 with a walk and his eighth home run in High-A, and his 13th steal at the level. Over his last four games, Brown has gone 9-for-18 (.500) with three doubles and two home runs, with three walks to four strikeouts.
- Keaton Winn struck out a season-high ten for the second straight game, this one in just 5.0 innings, while allowing two runs on five hits and three wild pitches. In seven games at Eugene, in 32.0 innings, he’s struck out 39 to eight walks.
- Reliever Abel Adames struck out two without allowing a baserunner in an inning of work. It was the first game in the last ten games that had not allowed a run. He has a 4.43 ERA on the year.
Low-A: Fresno 3, San Jose 2
San Jose Notes:
- Carter Williams got on base more than any other Giant, going 1-for-2 with two walks. Williams seems too good for San Jose, through 40 games, with a .396/.489/.638 batting line with 13 doubles, a triple, and seven home runs.
- Rayner Santana was the only Giant with more than one hit, going 2-for-3 with two singles. Santana is hitting just .181/.258/.290 through 40 games this season, with three doubles and four home runs.
- Starter Manuel Mercedes gave up just one hit, but allowing two runs on that hit and four walks in 4.0 innings, with three strikeouts. It’s the third straight game where Mercedes had allowing four walks. He now has 48 walks and 49 strikeouts in 52.0 innings.
ACL: ACL Giants Black 5, ACL D-backs Red 2
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- The easy headline of the day is the return of Marco Luciano, getting into a game for the first time since June 3rd. Luciano got two plate appearances as a DH, going 1-for-2 and was lifted for a pinch-hitter in the 4th inning.
- Catcher Onil Perez went 3-for-3 with his sixth double and third triple, for his second straight multi-hit game. Perez has a .271/.353/.373 batting line on the season.
- Shortstop Anthony Rodriguez went 1-for-2 with a walk, hitting his sixth home run of the season. It was Rodriguez’s first home run since July 7th. Rodriguez has a .239/.325/.384 batting line.
- Starter Miguel Mora tied a season-high with eight strikeouts in 5.0 innings, giving up two runs on seven hits and a walk.
ACL: ACL Angels 7, ACL Giants Orange 6
ACL Giants Orange Notes:
- Second baseman Damon Dues had a perfect day, going 4-for-4 with a triple. Dues has played five games this season, going 6-for-15 (.400) with two triples, two walks, to three strikeouts.
- Center fielder Cesar Quintas went 2-for-4 with a pair of singles. Quintas is batting .254/.316/.284 with just two doubles as his only extra-base hits in 24 games.
- Starter Daniel Tillo made his Giants organization debut on a rehab stint going 5.2 scoreless innings with just two hits and two walks allowed to seven strikeouts. Tillo signed in mid-April after being released by the Royals, but has been out with injuries. Tilla had a 4.63 ERA in 17 games at Double-A in 2021 with the Royals.
DSL: DSL Giants BLack 8, DSL Mariners 5
DSL Giants Black Notes:
- Right fielder Fabio Villadiego hit his third home run, going 2-for-3 with a walk. Through 26 games, he is batting .214/.371/.371 with two doubles and three home runs.
- Designated hitter Ramon Peralta went 2-for-3 with two singles and two walks. It’s Peralta’s second straight game with two hits. He’s raised his batting line to .247/.394/.325.
- Starter Ricardo Estrada went 5.0 scoreless innings, with six strikeouts to two hits and two walks allowed. It was Estrada’s first scoreless game in his last four. Estrada has a 5.40 ERA through 10 games, with 38 strikeouts to 17 walks in 41.2 innings.
DSL: DSL Twins 6, DSL Giants Orange 2
DSL Giants Orange Notes:
- Shortstop Dennys Riera going 1-for-2 with a double, his third of the season and the only extra-base hit for the Giants in the game. Riera is batting .115/.182/.262 with three doubles and two home runs.
- Center fielder Estanlin Cassiani went 1-for-3 with his 13th steal of the summer. Cassiani is batting .383/.432/.414 with 13 steals in 19 attempts.
- Starter Jorge Martinez went 4.0 innings, giving up four runs on seven hits and two walks with four strikeouts. With a 3.59 ERA, he has 53 strikeouts to 18 walks in 42.2 innings.