AAA: Sacramento 8, Salt Lake 3
- Arismendy Alcántara picked up his 15th home run of the season, and just his second since July 15th.
- Heliot Ramos had a 3-hit day to kick off the month of September, and his Triple-A batting line is up to .274/.338/.435, after his batting line in Richmond was .237/.323/.432.
- Jason Krizan’s run continues with his third 3-hit game of his last seven. He’s 17-for-33 (.515) over his last eight games with a double and five home runs.
- Scott Kazmir made the start in Sacramento, with six strikeouts and his second game in Triple-A without allowing a walk.
- Kervin Castro had another scoreless outing, giving him five straight games without allowing a run. In 44.0 IP, he’s got 60 strikeouts to 22 walks, and has hitters hitting just .197 off of him.
- Camilo Doval bounced back from allowing three runs with two scoreless innings, striking out four. In 30.2 innings at Sacramento, he’s struck out 44 and walked 24.
AA: Cancelled: COVID-19
- The rest of the series in Binghamton has been cancelled as the Binghamton Rumble Ponies face continued contact tracing. The Flying Squirrels have headed back to Richmond and won’t play again until Tuesday.
High-A: Hillsboro 6, Eugene 5
- Ryan Murphy hurt himself during his warmup pitches before the start of the game, apparently feeling a twinge in his lower back, coming off the field under his own power.
- Jairo Pomares had both of Eugene’s extra-base hits, with his fourth home run and third double while in Eugene. In 15 games at High-A, Pomares is batting .317/.317/.600 with three doubles, a triple, and four home runs. He has yet to draw a walk in Eugene.
- Brett Auerbach’s 3-hit game broke a 4-game hitless streak. His batting average had dropped from .270 to .245 over that span, but he’s now back to a .256/.341/.532 line.
- Ismael Munguia’s batting streak ended on September 1st, but he picked back up with a 2-hit game. He’s batting .315/.349/.464 on the season after his hot streak.
- John Russell got the impromptu start, going 5.0 innings for his longest appearance of the season, and his first start of the season. He’s got a 4.06 ERA, with 58 strikeouts in 44.1 innings, with 22 walks.
Low-A: San Jose 5, Visalia 2
San Jose Notes:
- Kyle Harrison had his best game of the season, going five shutout innings and striking out a season high 12, walking just two and allowing two hits. The only dark lining to the silver cloud was two hit batters, giving him 14 hit batters on the season. He has 141 strikeouts and 48 walks in 87.2 innings.
- Patrick Bailey’s resurgence in San Jose continued with another home run, his sixth in San Jose. He’s got a .288/.392/.512 batting line after 34 games in San Jose, when he had a .185/.290/.296 line after 33 games in Eugene.
- Carter Williams was 2-for-4 with his 10th double of the season. Williams has gone 7-for-20 (.350) over his last five games with a pair of doubles.
- Grant McCray had a pair of hits, his first 2-hit game since August 21st, his second game at San Jose. McCray is batting .243/.275/.324 in San Jose after 11 games.
ACL: ACL Giants Black 5, ACL D-Backs 3
ACL Giants Black Notes:
- Jacob Gonzalez had a 3-for-3 day with his sixth double in the ACL. Gonzalez’s batting line is up to .309/.376/.500 in 36 games at the level. He’s got six doubles and five home runs in the ACL.
- Jared Dupere had a big day to start his September, hitting his first triple and first home run of his summer in his 17th game of the season.
- The Giants 2nd round pick Matt Mikulski made his pro debut, allowing a run on three hits, but while striking out a pair.
- Esmerlin Vinicio started off his September with one of his best strikeout games, striking out seven in 4.0 innings for the second time this year. He’s got 63 strikeouts to 26 walks in 50.0 innings.
ACL: Forfeit (ACL Giants Orange vs. ACL Athletics)
- On Monday, the ACL Athletics had a forfeit against the ACL Giants Black team, but the Athletics did play on Tuesday against the D-Backs.
Game 1: DSL Tigers 4, DSL Giants Black 1 (Completion of suspended game on August 9th)
Game 2: DSL Tigers 3 DSL Giants Black 2
DSL Giants Black Notes:
- Randy Arrieta officially got his 2-hit game in the books from his August 9th game in the makeup from Game 1.
- Javier Castillo hasn’t gotten into many games this season, but his second 2-hit game in the ninth of the season got him up to a batting line of .304/.407/.435 on the season.
Game 1: DSL Giants Orange 7, DSL Pirates Gold 6 (Completion of suspended game on August 9th)
Game 2: DSL Giants Orange 9, DSL Pirates Gold 1
DSL Giants Orange Notes:
- Ramon Peralta had a heck of a day, finishing up the game in which he hit his first home run of the season, and then adding on a perfect day at the plate, getting on base four times with his third double. Peralta’s got a .189 batting average, but a .345 on-base percentage.
- Rolfi Jimenez had another shutout start in the day’s second game. With a 0.81 ERA on the season, Jimenez has 25 strikeouts to eight walks in 33.1 IP.