AAA: Sacramento 12, Salt Lake 7
- Heliot Ramos finally picked up his 10th home run of the season on a 2-for-5 day. Ramos has now reached double-digit home runs in each of his four full seasons, with his high being 16 in 2019 between High-A and Double-A.
- The other home run for Sacramento came off the bat of Yermin Mercedes, his 7th with the River Cats on a 1-for-5 day. It’s Mercedes second game in a row with a home run, and gives him four in the season’s final month, as he’s batting .246 in September.
- Taylor Jones continues to hit well with his new team, going 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles, his second straight game with two doubles.. Jones is now 5-for-10 in three games with Sacramento, with four doubles.
- Austin Dean was 2-for-4 with a double and two walks while batting leadoff. That’s now three straight 2-hit games for Dean, and he’s batting .273 (15-for-55) now in the season’s final month.
- Steele Walker also had three hits for the River Cats, going 3-for-5 with with a double. Walker now is batting .256/.301/.410 with four doubles, one triple, and two home runs in 22 games with Sacramento.
- It was a tough start for Wei-Cheih Huang, giving up six runs, five earned, on eight hits, a walk, and two wild pitches, though he struck out six. Huang now has given up 10 earned runs, 11 runs in total, in 19.1 innings over five starts in September, for a 4.66 ERA.
- R.J. Dabovich had a strong game to pick up the save, just his first in Triple-A. Dabovich struck out three of the five batters he faced, only giving up a walk. It’s a strong bounceback after he gave up three runs in his last appearance. Dabovich now has appeared in as many games in Sacramento (22) as he did in Richmond earlier in the year. He had a 2.70 ERA in Richmond, and a 4.56 ERA in Sacramento.