Monday highlight from the Giants' farm: Chuckie Jones homered while reaching base three times.
(the final of their four scheduled off-days before the all-star break)
AA: Richmond had an off-day
(their final of their six scheduled off-days before the all-star break)
A+: San Jose had an off-day
(the second day of their four-day all-star break)
A-: Augusta had an off-day
(the first day of their three-day all-star break)
ssA: Salem-Keizer lost to Boise 6-4 (11 innings)
Salem-Keizer: LF Brennan Metzger: 2 for 6, 2B
Salem-Keizer: CF Chuckie Jones: 2 for 5, HR, 2B, BB, 3 SO
Salem-Keizer: 2B Ryan Jones: 0 for 2, 3 BB, SO
Salem-Keizer: SP Kendry Flores: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K--1 WP
Chuckie Jones, who began the season with a .324 OPS in 86 AB in the Sally League, had a big game with a HR, double and walk. Ryan Jones, playing his fourth pro game, also reached base three times. Like Chuckie Jones, Metzger also had two of the Volcanoes' seven hits. Metzger's AVG is above .500 through four games.
Flores, who had an ERA just above 5.00 last year for the Volcanoes, had a strong season debut, allowing just an unearned run.
R: Scottsdale begins its season on Wednesday
DSL: Giants lost to Mets1 13-7
(allowing eleven runs in the 9th inning)
Dominican: CF Nicoll Parra: 1 for 3, 2 BB, 3 SB
Dominican: SP Alejandro Flores: 7.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
Parra (17.10 y.o.) reached base three times. He has 9 SB through 14 games. Flores (18.8 y.o.) had his second straight start not allowing an earned run. Through three starts, he has a WHIP below 1.00 but a K/IP below 0.50.