AAA: Tacoma 7, Sacramento 4
- Arismendy Alcántara had a big day, with his 17th home run and his 10th double, both of the team’s only extra-base hits. It was Alcántara’s first multi-hit game since July 31st.
- Heliot Ramos broke a 4-game hitless streak with his three hits today. He opened September with a 3-hit game, but has gone 4-for-34 (.118) with a double in the games between. In 177 plate appearances in Sacramento, he has 48 strikeouts to 13 walks.
- Sean Hjelle had a solid start, but gave up six hits and three walks in five innings. He’s allowed a .329 batting average allowed in 7 games at Triple-A after having a .241 average allowed in 65.2 innings.
- Reyes Moronta bounced back from allowing three runs in his last game to have a scoreless inning. In 19 games in Triple-A this season, he’s allowed 16 walks and 11 hits to 12 strikeouts in 14.0 IP.
AA: Richmond 6, Erie 3
- Sandro Fabian hit his 14th home run of the season, nearly a month since his last on August 15th. Fabian’s batting .271/.304/.469 with 11 doubles, a triple, and a career high 14 home runs.
- David Villar reached the 20 home run plateau for the first time in his career. In his third pro season, he has a .281/.381/.516 batting line with career highs both in home runs and in doubles, with 27. He also becomes the first Flying Squirrel to reach that plateau in team history.
- Akeel Morris made his 9th start of the season in Richmond, and for the first time since coming back from Sacramento in early August, he allowed more than one run. His ERA in Richmond jumped to 4.04 off the game.
High-A: Cancelled: COVID-19
- Tuesday’s game was cancelled due to contact tracing and testing among the Tri-City organization. However, Wednesday’s game has been confirmed to be played as regularly scheduled.
Low-A: San Jose 10, Fresno 0
San Jose Notes:
- Kyle Harrison led the pitching staff on a 2-hit shutout, with his own five shutout innings. He allowed two hits and four free passes, on three walks and a hit batter. In 98.2 innings, he’s got 157 strikeouts to 52 walks.
- Luis Matos’ hit streak ended at 9 straight hits, but he was still 2-for-5 with a double in his third straight game, giving him 33 on the season. His batting line is up to .312/.354/.489.
- Najee Gaskins had his second straight 3-hit game. With just 11 games at Low-A, Gaskins has helped his batting average significantly. It’s gone from .265 to .341 through the two games.
- Ghordy Santos is on a roll, with hits in five straight games, three of them multi-hit games. HIs batting line is up to .310 from .280 when the streak started. He also collected two steals, giving him five on the season. They were his first attempts at stealing since August 31st.
ACL: ACL White Sox 7, ACL Giants Black 2
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- Jared Dupere hit his 5th double of the season, his first of September. Over 26 games, the 13th round pick has five doubles, one triple, and two home runs with a .262/.347/.417 batting line.
- Kanoa Pagan got the start, his second since returning on Saturday, after missing the better part of two months. Pagan allowed a hit and a walk, but no runs.
ACL: ACL Giants Orange 5, ACL D-backs 1
ACL Giants Orange Notes:
- Damon Dues picked up a pair of hits, the only multi-hit game of the day for the Orange team. After going 4-for-9 over his last three games, he’s batting .254 on the summer.
- P.J. Hilson got his seventh double of the season, and getting his batting average back above the mendoza line. He’s got a .204/.341/.287 batting line, with 17 walks to 46 strikeouts in 132 plate appearances.
- Trevor McDonald took the start, going a season-high 6.0 innings, allowing just one run. Through three September starts, McDonald has a 1.08 ERA, with two earned runs (five total) in 16.2 innings.
DSL: DSL Giants Black 8, DSL Brewers1 2
DSL Giants Black Notes:
- Mauricio Pierre hit his 5th home run of the year, and it was his second multi-hit game in a row. He’s 5-for-10 with a double and a homer in his last two games.
- Gustavo Cabrera had a 3-hit day of his own, collecting his 7th double. His batting line is .296/.389/.388, with seven doubles and one triple over 32 games.
- Ricardo Estrada had his best start, his first outing without a hit, and just one walk. He’s now allowed only 25 hits in 30.2 IP, to a batting average of .223.
DSL: Giants Orange Doubleheader
Game 1: DSL Mariners 7, DSL Giants Orange 5
Game 2: DSL Mariners 7, DSL Giants Orange 6
DSL Giants Orange Notes:
- The first game was a completion of a game from August 20th, so the counting stats shown in the box score reflect what they were on that day.
- Jediael Maduro was 2-for-3 with his third double of the season in game 1, but only went one at-bat in Game 2.
- Samuel Reyes had a pair of doubles, giving him seven on the season. Reyes is batting .269/.397/.409 with seven doubles and three triples.
- Cristofer Valenzuela got the lion’s share of the work in Game 1, his first “relief” appearance of the year, walking a season-high four in 4.0 innings with just three strikeouts. He now has 16 strikeouts to 21 walks in 20.0 innings
- Argenis Perez started Game 2 for his first start of the season, allowing three hits and a walk, with a home run and a hit batter. Perez has allowed two home runs this season, both coming in the last two games.