minor lines, 8/10/12

Friday highlight from the Giants' farm: Adalbert Mejia had 8.0 scoreless IP. Also notable, Francisco Peguero had four hits, and both Conor Gillaspie and Shawn Payne homered as part of multi-hit efforts.

AAA: Fresno defeated New Orleans 9-2

Fresno: LF Francisco Peguero: 4 for 5, 2B
Fresno: 3B Conor Gillaspie: 2 for 5, HR, 2B

Fresno: SP Yusmeiro Petit: 6.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 1 K

Peguero's four hits, including his 16th double, raised his AVG to .273. Gillaspie had his 13th HR and and 16th double.

Despite just 1 K, Petit had another quality start, edging is ERA a bit lower to 3.24.

AA: Richmond lost to Bowie 4-3

Richmond: SS Ehire Adrianza: 2 for 5, 3B, 2B

Richmond: SP Chris Gloor: 6.1 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 5 K--1 HR, 1 IBB, 1 HB

With his 5th triple and 20th double, Adrianza was one of four Flying Squirrels with two hits. A seven-game hitting streak, which includes six XBH, has improved his season line to .216/.289/.321.

Gloor allowed more than 1 ER for just the third time in nine starts. The 4 ER was a season-high as a starter. His ERA in his nine starts is now 2.01.

A+: San Jose lost to Lancaster 7-3

San Jose: 1B Ricky Oropesa: 1 for 4, HR
San Jose: C Andrew Susac: 3 for 4, 2B

San Jose: SP Jack Snodgrass: 6.0+ IP, 8 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 6 K--1 WP
San Jose: RP Craig Whitaker: 1.0 IP, 2 K
San Jose: RP Heath Hembree: 1.0 IP, 2 K

Susac had three of the Giants' seven hits, but his AVG remains below .240. Oropesa had his 14th HR.

Snodgrass had 6 K, the most strikeouts he has had over his last ten starts, but ended up shy of a quality start after his first two batters reached in the 7th inning and subsequently scored. Whitaker and Hembree, who began the season with Fresno, struck out four of their seven batters.

A-: Augusta defeated Delmarva 7-0

Augusta: LF Shawn Payne: 2 for 4, HR
Augusta: RF Devin Harris: 1 for 4, HR, BB, SO
Augusta: 3B Jose Flores: 3 for 4, 2B, E, SB

Augusta: SP Adalberto Mejia: 8.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K

Payne and Harris--the GreenJackets' two corner outfielders--both had their 5th HRs for the GreenJackets' this year. Flores' three hits paced the GreenJackets' ten-hit attack and boosted his AVG just above .250.

Mejia had perhaps the best start of his pro career with 8.0 shutout IP.

ssA: Salem-Keizer lost to Spokane 9-8

Salem-Keizer: LF Brennan Metzger: 1 for 4, HR, HBP, SB
Salem-Keizer: 3B Mitch Delfino: 3 for 5, 2B, E

Salem-Keizer: SP Chris Johnson: 2.1 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 3 K

Metzger had his 2nd pro HR. Delfino's three hits raised his AVG just above .300.

Making his fourth start in a dozen appearances, Johnson allowed a season-high 5 R.

R: Giants defeated Indians 6-5 (11 innings)

Scottsdale: 3B-1B Shayne Houck: 3 for 5, SO
Scottsdale: LF Shilo McCall: 1 for 3, HR, 2 BB (1 IBB), SO

Scottsdale: SP Martin Agosta: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K--1 HB
Scottsdale: RP Jose Reyes: 4.0 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K--1 HR, 1 WP

McCall had his 2nd HR while reaching base three times. Houck's three hits lifted his AVG to .290.

Making his second pro appearance, Agosta, the Giants' second rounder this year, struck out four of his nine batters. Allowing just 1 ER, Reyes got his ERA below 4.00.

DSL: Giants defeated Diamondbacks/Reds 10-1

Dominican: CF Julio Pena: 3 for 4, 2 HR, SF
Dominican: SP Noel Diaz: 7.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K--1 HB

Pena (19.9 y.o.) had his 7th and 8th HRs. Making his first start after nine relief appearances, Diaz (18.10 y.o.) had his longest and most effective start of the year.

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