AAA: Tacoma 4, Sacramento 2
- Austin Dean had a perfect day getting on base, going 2-for-2 with two walks. Overall on the season, he’s now batting .261 with a .337 OBP after the day, with 11 doubles, three triples, and 12 home runs.
- Shane Matheny picked up his second home run in as many games, going 1-for-3 with a walk. Through six games, he’s batting .273/.304/.545 in Triple-A, with the two home runs.
- Sean Hjelle started off strong, but ended up with four runs allowed, three earned, on seven hits and a HBP (against former batterymate Curt Casali) in 6.0 innings, with just three strikeouts. It was Hjelle’s best game since the All-Star Break, and tied for the longest outing of the season at 6.0 innings.
- Reliever Gregory Santos struck out all three batters he faced in his inning of work. Santos now has 30 strikeouts to 15 walks in 28.1 innings.
- Michael Stryffeler struck out two while walking two in his second game with the Giants organization. That gives him three strikeouts, two walks, and one hit he has allowed so far.
AA: New Hampshire 6, Richmond 1
- Ricardo Genovés went 1-for-4 with his fourth double, the only extra-base hit in the game for the Squirrels. Overall, he now has 10 doubles, a triple, and eight home runs between Richmond and Sacramento.
- Diego Rincones went 1-for-2 with two walks for a strong day getting on base. The game breaks a 7-game hitless streak for Rincones, though he had two walks in those seven games. He has a batting line of .245/.299/.352 on the season.
- Tristan Peters picked up his first hit with his new organization, going 1-for-4 in his first game with the Giants, and also his first game in Double-A. He hit .306/.386/.485 on the season in High-A Wisconsin.
- Kyle Harrison gave up runs for the first time in four games, giving up two runs in 4.0 innings, on five hits and two walks, while striking out just four. Harrison struggled early on, giving up a pair of hits and a walk but getting out of a bases-loaded situation with one out, though he gave up a solo home run in the next inning. The second run came in on a double-steal. Harrison has a 2.92 ERA through 11 games in Richmond now, with 78 strikeouts to 28 walks in 52.1 innings.
- Nick Avila struck out two while allowing a hit in his inning of work. Through four games in Double-A, Avila remains unscored upon, giving up three hits and three walks to six strikeouts in 4.2 innings.
High-A: Spokane 8, Eugene 4
- Luis Matos hit his seventh home run in High-A, Eugene’s only extra-base hit of the game. It was his first home run since July 24th. In the first four games in July, Matos has gone 5-for-18 (.278) with two doubles and a home run.
- Jairo Pomares went 2-for-4 with a pair of singles, and now has hits in five straight games, and in 11 of the last 12. In four games since the start of August, Pomares has gone 9-for-17 with two doubles and a home run, with two walks and four strikeouts.
- Starter Mason Black gave up two runs in 4.0 innings, on three hits and a HBP, with a wild pitch. Through 11 games in High-A, Black now has a 4.09 ERA with 55 strikeouts to 17 walks in 50.2 innings.
- Reliever Olfelky Peralta didn’t give up a hit in his 1.2 innings, but gave up an unearned run on two walks, with three strikeouts. Peralta has yet to give up an earned run (but two unearned) in three games at Eugene, over 6.1 innings as he works his way back up to Triple-A, where he played in Norfolk for the Orioles before being released in May.
Low-A: San Jose 6, Fresno 2
San Jose Notes:
- Jared Duper had another big game, going 3-for-5 with his sixth home run with San Jose. Through 16 games, Dupere has six strikeouts and just one double, with a .311/.391/.623 batting line.
- Grant McCray hit his 16th of the season, going 1-for-4 with a walk. McCray hit five home runs in the month of July, and this is his first in August. He has a batting line of .282/.373/.503 on the season.
- Adrian Sugastey went 3-for-4 with a walk, hitting his ninth double in Low-A. Sugastey has a batting line of .239/.341/.353 with San Jose, with nine doubles, a triple, and four home runs.
- Eric Silva took the start, going just 3.0 innings, giving up a run on two hits and three walks. It’s Silva’s lowest strikeout total and highest walk total since June 22nd. He’s got a 5.08 ERA through 18 games.
- Joe Kemlage worked in relief, but led the team in innings with four, not allowing a hit and only using two walks, with seven strikeouts. It’s the first game where Kemlage did not allow any runs. He has a 5.16 ERA through six games in San Jose with 23 strikeouts to 15 walks in 22.2 innings.
ACL: ACL D-backs Black 3, ACL Giants Black 2
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- Shortstop Anthony Rodriguez went 2-for-4 with his third double of the season. Rodriguez has at least one hit in each of his four games in August, going 5-for-13 (.385) with a double and home run.
- Center fielder P.J. Hilson went 2-for-4 and picked up his 11th double. Three of Hilson’s last five hits (spread over four games) have been doubles. He has 11 doubles, four triples, and six home runs with a batting line of .270/.369/.540.
- Trevor Hildenberger made his season debut with a rehab appearance in Arizona, striking out two of the three batters he faced in his only inning. Hildenberger signed with the Giants in May of 2021 after being released by the Mets, and resigned with the Giants in the offseason. He had a 4.70 ERA in 20 games in Sacramento.
- Cristian Acosta worked the piggyback start, going 4.0 scoreless innings, allowing two hits and a walk, with a strikeout. Acosta has yet to have a real start, and has a 4.05 ERA across the two ACL teams with 23 strikeout to nine walks in 20.0 innings.
ACL: ACL Rockies 4, ACL Giants Orange 0
ACL Giants Orange Notes:
- Shortstop Diego Velasquez went 1-for-2, getting one of the team’s only two hits. He has hits in 12 of his last 13 games, raising his batting average from .205 to .264.
- The other hit went to designated hitter and 2022 7th round pick Zach Morgan, who went 1-for-3 and got his first hit in his second game of his career. He’s gone 1-for-5 with a walk to three strikeouts.
- Starter Mikell Manzano gave up four runs in 3.0 innings, on seven hits and two walks, with just three strikeouts. He has 65 strikeouts to 15 walks in 43.0 innings.
DSL: DSL Colorado 8, DSL Giants Black 4
DSL Giants Black Notes:
- First baseman Guillermo Williamson was 2-for-4 with his fifth home run of the summer. It was Williamson’s first home run since June 30th, and he then hit .213/.315/.293 in the month of July.
- Designated hitter Javier Castillo went 2-for-4 with his second home run of the summer. Castillo has a .247/.318/.402 batting line through 29 games, with three doubles, three triples, and two home runs.
- Starter Mauricio Estrella gave up three runs, two earned, in 5.2 innings, on eight hits while striking out eight. Estrella has 46 strikeouts to 10 walks in 49.0 innings
DSL: Did Not Play