AAA: Sacramento 16, Salt Lake 9
- Isan Díaz was hitting in the leadoff spot, and he led the team by going 3-for-6 with his second triple and 11th double of the season. It was Díaz’s first hits in the last five games. He’s batting .276/.379/.588 since being traded to the Giants.
- Jason Krizan went 2-for-5 with a pair of doubles as DH, giving him 24 doubles on the season. Krizan has hits in every game of August, having gone 10-for-23 (.435) with four doubles and a home run. At the start of June, Krizan’s batting average was .189 in Triple-A. It’s now up to .296.
- Jason Vosler was at first base, and went 3-for-5 with all singles. Vosler has a .229/.308/.428 batting line in 62 games at Sacramento this season, with six doubles, a triple, and 13 home runs.
- Catcher Andrew Knapp also had three hits, going 3-for-6 with three singles. As a River Cat, he’s now raised his batting average to .296, after having gone hitless in his last four games.
- Sam Long took the start as the Giants say they are trying to stretch him out. In his first Triple-A start of the season, he went 2.2 innings, just short of his season-high of 3.0 he reached a few times in the big leagues. He allowed three runs on three hits and three walks with one strikeout. It was his first appearance back at Triple-A since being sent down.
- Randy Rodriguez threw a scoreless inning in his Triple-A debut, giving up a hit and a walk and striking out one. Rodriguez was promoted after just six games in Double-A, where he had a 6.30 ERA with eight walks to 19 strikeouts in 10.0 innings there.
AA: Portland 5, Richmond 4 (10 Innings)
- Armani Smith picked up his second home run in Double-A while going 2-for-4. His last home run was way back on June 9th. Through 52 games, Smith has a batting line of .234/.298/.330 with 10 doubles, a triple, and two home runs.
- Diego Rincones led the team in hitting by going 3-for-4 with his ninth double of the season. It’s the most hits Rincones has had in a game since having four hits back on July 24th.
- Starter Wil Jensen gave up three runs through 6.0 innings, on seven hits and two walks, with five strikeouts. Jensen has made four starts in Double-A, and has a 3.92 ERA with 18 strikeouts to nine walks in 20.2 innings.
High-A: Eugene 4, Vancouver 2
- Carter Williams started the season in Eugene, was sent down just before the team had to go to Vancouver, and stayed 42 games in San Jose, before returning to, ironically, face Vancouver (in the U.S.). Williams was 3-for-4 in his return with all singles. He hit .386/.480/.614 in San Jose.
- Luis Matos was 1-for-3 with his 11th double in Eugene this season. He’s gone 7-for-27 (.259) with three doubles and two home runs to start August over seven games.
- Vaun Brown was 1-for-3 with a walk in a quiet game for him. He’s now got 15 walks in 44 strikeouts in 34 games this season.
- Starter Landon Roupp had a spectacular game, going 5.0 scoreless innings with a hit and two walks with a season-high-tying nine strikeouts. Roupp now has a 1.65 ERA in Eugene, and has not allowed any runs in three of his last four games. He has 43 strikeouts to eight walks in 27.1 innings.
- Reliever John Gavin made his High-A debut on the season, with a scoreless innning, striking out two with a hit allowed. Gavin was in High-A back in 2019, his last season, when the High-A affiliate was San Jose.
Low-A: San Jose 12, Stockton 2
San Jose Notes:
- Adrian Sugastey had a perfect on-base day, going 4-for-4 with a walk, and hit his 5th home run and 10th double of the year, and also added his first stolen base. It’s Sugastey’s first 4-hit day of the season. He’s now gone 9-for-19 with two doubles and a home run in the first five games he’s played in August.
- Aeverson Arteaga was 3-for-5 with his 11th home run and 28th double of the year. Through 96 games, Arteaga went .265/.336/.429 with the 28 doubles, two triples, and 11 home runs on the year.
- Grant McCray also had a home run, his 17th of the season, while going 1-for-4. McCray now has almost as many home runs as doubles (18), along with nine triples this year.
- Jared Dupere went 2-for-3 with two walks, and his third double while with San Jose. Through 19 games, Dupere has a .324/.405/.608 batting line, with three doubles to six home runs.
- Trevor McDonald got the start and went 4.0 innings, allowing just an unearned run on three hits and three walks, with six strikeouts. He has 24 appearances this season with seven starts. He has a 1.93 ERA through those seven starts, with 35 strikeouts to 18 walks in 32.2 innings.
- Ben Madison went 2.0 scoreless innings in relief, with three strikeouts to a hit and a walk. He has a 1.73 ERA through 11 games in San Jose, with 29 strikeouts to nine walks in 15.2 innings.
ACL: ACL Giants Black 8, ACL Rockies 2
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- Marco Luciano played at shortstop, though he did not play the full game there. He was 1-for-3 with a double, giving him two doubles in four rehab games and going 4-for-11 (.364). Luciano has not played a full game in the field yet, though he has stayed in as a DH once.
- First baseman Javier Francisco had the team’s only home run, going 1-for-3. Since arriving in the ACL, Francisco is batting .145/.263/.261 over 29 games. It was his first home run in Arizona, and second of the year including the DSL.
- Center fielder Wade Meckler went 1-for-3 with a walk. Meckler has gone 2-for-5 (.400) over his first two pro games, with four walks to one strikeout.
- Miguel Mora had an excellent start, allowing just an unearned run in 5.0 innings. He gave up just one hit and three walks with four strikeouts. He has 63 strikeouts to 22 walks in 45.2 innings this season.
ACL: ACL Giants Orange 8, ACL D-backs Red 1
ACL Giants Orange Notes:
- Welcome back Will Wilson! As a DH, Wilson went 2-for-2 in his first game since June 22nd, before suffering a broken hamate bone in Triple-A. Wilson served as DH through the first four innings before being replaced.
- Shortstop Diego Velasquez led the team in hitting, going 3-for-4 with all singles. Since the start of August, he’s gone 8-for-20 (.400) over seven games with a double, and three walks to five strikeouts.
- Catcher Zach Morgan went 2-for-3 with his first double of his career. The 7th round pick is now 3-for-10 (.300) with the double, and one walk to three strikeouts over his first four games.
- The start went to rehabbing Daniel Tillo, making his fifth appearance. He allowed just a walk with one strikeout in one inning. Tillo is unscored upon through 6.2 innings in his rehab. Last season, he pitched mostly in Double-A.
- Also rehabbing was second inning pitcher Tanner Andrews, also in his fifth game. He’s allowed three runs in 6.2 innings, but all have been unearned, on three hits and one walk, with 12 strikeouts.
DSL: DSL Rockies 4, DSL Giants Black 3
DSL Giants Black Notes:
- Center fielder Luis Frias hit a home run and a steal while going 1-for-4, one of the team’s only two hits. It was his first home run of the season. He’s hit .268/.366/.321 with three doubles and a home run.
- Third baseman Jean Carlos Sia had the team’s other hit, going 1-for-3, and picking up his fourth home run. Sia has a batting line of .211/.320/.297 with six doubles, a triple, and a home run, with 13 steals in 17 attempts.
- Starter Luis Bermudez gave up two runs, one earned, on two hits and four walks, with two strikeouts. Bermudez has a 1.50 ERA, with 13 walks to 38 strikeouts in 42.0 innings.
DSL: DSL Tigers 2 11, DSL Giants Orange 0
DSL Giants Orange Notes:
- Catcher Diego Gonzalez had the only extra-base hit for the Giants on a quiet night, going 1-for 2 with his second triple and a walk. Through just 14 games this summer, Gonzalez has gone 6-for-40 (.150), with one double and two home runs.
- Right fielder Juanel Urena went 1-for-2 and picked up his second stolen base of the summer. He has 14 walks to 17 strikeouts in 22 games this season, but is batting just .151, and has been caught stealing six of the eight attempts he’s had this year.
- Starter Samir Chires had a rough one, allowing five runs, three earned, on seven hits, two walks, and a HBP in just 3.2 innings. The five total runs are a season-high allowed by Chires, and he saw his ERA jump from 2.37 to 2.91.