AA: Richmond had the first day of its two-day all-star break
A+: San Jose defeated Visalia 8-5 (10 innings)
San Jose: CF Gary Brown: 0 for 5, BB, SO, SB
San Jose: RF Jarrett Parker: 2 for 3, 3 BB
San Jose: 1B Brandon Belt: 2 for 4, 2 BB
San Jose: LF James Simmons: 2 for 5, HR, 2 SO
San Jose: SP Chris Heston: 7.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 6 K--1 HR, 1 HB
San Jose: RP Jacob Dunnington: 1.0 IP, 2 K
Batting second and third in the lineup, Parker and Belt combined to reach base in nine of twelve plate appearances. Simmons had his 9th HR of the year. Brown had an oh-fer until drawing a walk in the 10th inning.
After allowing 11 ER in his previous two starts, Heston bounced back with this quality start which included an 11/1 GO/FO line. All three runs he allowed came in the 7th inning. Making his third Cal League appearance, Dunnington had 2 K in a perfect 8th inning.
A-: Augusta defeated Hagerstown 5-3
Augusta: RF Ryan Lollis: 2 for 4, SB
Augusta: C Jeff Arnold: 1 for 3, 2B, BB, SO
Augusta: SP Taylor Rogers: 5.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 4 K--1 WP
Augusta: RP Brett Bochy: 1.0 IP, 3 K
With two of the GreenJackets' seven hits, Lollis raised his AVG to .319. Arnold was one of four other GreenJackets to reach base twice.
After being the GreenJackets' most effective pitcher in the first half with a 2.27 ERA in thirteen starts, Taylor has just one quality start in his four starts since the Sally League all-star break. After striking out all three batters he faced, Bochy has 17 K in 10.0 IP over his last ten appearances.
ssA: Salem-Keizer had a scheduled off-day
(its first of three scheduled off-days this year)
R: Scottsdale had its regular off-day (every fifth day)
DSL: Giants defeated Yankees1 3-0
Dominican: SS Rando Moreno: 2 for 4, 2 SB, CS
Dominican: SP Yeini Martinez: 7.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 8 K--2 HB
Moreno (19.1 y.o.) had a couple singles to raise his AVG to .264 through 53 AB in his first pro season. Martinez (20.7 y.o.) had his best start of the season. With a season-high 8 K and no walks, he improved his K/BB ratio to an even 2.00.