AAA: Las Vegas 11, Sacramento 5
- Jose Rojas led the way for the River Cats, going 3-for-5 with his first home run and double with Sacramento, his 19th home run and 14th double overall this year. Rojas has played three games in Sacramento, after playing 62 with Salt Lake in the Angel’s organization, and was claimed by the Giants off waivers on September 4th.
- Heliot Ramos hit his first home run since August 27th, going 1-for-5, a monster shot. Ramos is batting just .221/.305/.332 on the season, now with nine home runs on the year.
- Dixon Machado went 1-for-4 with his 4th home run with Sacramento. In 20 games since coming down to Sacramento, Machado has hit .254/.303/.479 with four doubles and four home runs.
- Jason Vosler came into this game late, and in his only at-bat, hit a home run, his 17th of the season. Vosler is finishing the season, going 8-for-21 in six games in September, batting .381/.409/.762 with two doubles and two home runs.
- The start went to Norwith Gudino, with three runs allowed on four hits and a walk in 2.0 innings. Gudino has a 9.88 ERA this year with Sacramento in 23 appearances.
AA: Bowie 6, Richmond 5
- Jacob Heyward finally reached double-digits in home runs, hitting his second in as many games, going 1-for-4. Heyward has come on strong late this season, with four home runs over his last ten games.
- Riley Mahan went 2-for-4 with his first triple in Richmond. Overall this season in 63 games across three levels, Mahan has 12 doubles, three triples, and 11 home runs.
- Tyler Fitzgerald went 2-for-4 with his 18th double and a walk. Firzgerald has gone 11-for-29 in seven games so far in September, batting .379/.438/.483.
- Landen Roupp had the start, and had another rough start, giving up three runs, two earned, in 5.1 innings on five hits, five walks, and a wild pitch, with six strikeouts. The five walks were Roupp’s season high at any level this season. On the year, he has 150 strikeouts to just 35 walks.
High-A: Eugene 10, Vancouver 3
- Jimmy Glowenke had a big game, going 3-for-4 with two home runs, giving him 12 on the season. It was Glowenke’s first home runs since August 16th of the year. Glowenke is 6-for-19 in five games so far this month, batting .316 with a double and two home runs.
- Grant McCray went 2-for-5 with a double, his second at Eugene, while stealing two bases. McCray now has seven steals in 12 games at Eugene, and a total of 42 steals in 52 attempts including his time at San Jose.
- Damon Dues was 2-for-3 with two walks to one strikeout, and two steals, his first two steals at High-A this season. Dues now has two walks and two strikeouts in two games at Eugene, after 19 walks and four strikeouts in 13 games at San Jose.
- Brett Standlee made his first start of the season in his 39th appearance of the year, with three scoreless innings, striking out four to one walk. Standlee has a 4.85 ERA this season, with 60 strikeouts to 23 walks in 52.0 innings.
Low-A: Fresno 4, San Jose 3
San Jose Notes:
- Aeverson Arteaga led San Jose in hitting, going 2-for-5. He extended his hitting streak to 13 games. In the streak, he’s gone 20-for-53 (.377) with six doubles and one home runs.
- P.J. Hilson went 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly. Through eight games in San Jose, Hilson has hit .379/.355/.586, with two home runs and two steals.
- Second round pick Carson Whisenhunt made his second appearance in San Jose, going 2.0 scoreless innings, allowing two hits and his first career walk in two strikeouts. Whisenhunt remains unscored upon in 7.2 innings, with 14 strikeouts to just one walk.
- Look who’s back! Ryan Murphy made his first appearance since a single rehab inning on August 20th, and first injuring his back on July 6th. Murphy gave up two runs in 1.2 innings, on three hits and a walk with three strikeouts.