minor lines, 6/19/12

Tuesday highlight from the Giants' farm: Craig Westcott allowed just 1 ER in 6.0 IP.

AAA: Fresno lost to Sacramento 5-2

Fresno: 1B Brett Pill: 2 for 3, 2B
Sacramento: DH Chris Carter: 3 for 4, 2B, SO

Fresno: SP Brian Burres: 2.2 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 2 K--1 HR, 1 PO
Fresno: RP Dan Runzler: 1.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 K--1 HR
Fresno: RP Dan Otero: 1.0 IP, 2 K
Fresno: RP Steve Edlefsen: 1.0 IP, 2 K

Pill had the Grizzlies' lone multi-hit line, with his 4th double also being their lone XBH. Carter, the Athletics' former top prospect, had three hits, improving the 25-year-old's season line to .275/.358/.488 through 244 AB.

Burres had an abbreviated start, retiring just half of his fourteen batters while throwing 68 pitches (36 strikes) in less than three innings. Making his first rehab appearance with Fresno after three rehab appearances with San Jose, Runzler allowed hits to three of his six batters. Otero and Edlefsen both had 2 K in 1.0 perfect IP.

AA: Richmond lost to Trenton 3-2

Richmond: RF Juan Perez: 2 for 4

Richmond: SP Craig Westcott: 6.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 1 K--1 HR

Perez had two of the Flying Squirrels' five hits, raising his AVG to .282.

Westcott delivered a quality start. He has a sub-3.50 ERA after fourteen starts despite a K/IP of 0.35.

A+: San Jose had the third day of its four-day all-star break
(as the California League all-stars lost to the Carolina League all-stars 9-1)

California: RP Jack Snodgrass: 1.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER--1 WP

Snodgrass, the Giants' lone all-star representative, allowed 2 ER in the 7th inning. He allowed hits to three of his six batters while throwing just under half (12 of 25) of his pitches for strikes.

A-: Augusta had the second day of its three-day all-star break
(as the South all-star lost to the North all-stars 3-2)

South: SP Michael Foltynewicz: 2.0 IP, 4 K--1 HB
South: RP Cody Hall: 0.2 IP

The Astros' Foltynewicz was the lone pitcher to pitch more than an inning. He struck out four of his seven batters to start the game. Hall, the Giants' lone all-star representative, had his first batter reach on an error in the 9th inning but then retired his next two batters.

ssA: Salem-Keizer defeated Boise 4-1

Salem-Keizer: DH Charles Jones: 2 for 3, SF, CS

Salem-Keizer: SP Mario Rodriguez: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
Salem-Keizer: RP Tyler Mizenko: 1.0 IP, 1 K

Jones had two of the Volcanoes' six hits (all singles), raising his AVG to .333 after five games.

Rodriguez, who pitched in the NWL in 2009 and 2010 before spending the 2011 season in the Sally League, made his 2012 debut with 5.0 scoreless IP. Mizenko, whom the Giants drafted a year ago, pitched a perfect 9th inning in his pro debut.

R: Scottsdale begins its season tomorrow

DSL: Giants defeated Yankees1 12-6 (8 innings)
(completed early)

Dominican: SS Rando Moreno: 3 for 4, 2 BB, SB
Dominican: SP Carlos Diaz: 5.0 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 5 K--1 HB

Moreno (20.0 y.o.) reached base five times, raising his OBP to .418. Diaz (18.7 y.o.) had his longest start yet but still has an ERA close to 8.00.

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