minor lines, 8/27/12

Monday highlights from the Giants' farm: Ryan Lollis and Wes Hodges homered as part of multi-hit games.

AAA: Fresno lost to Reno 4-3 (10 innings)

Fresno: RF Juan Ciriaco: 1 for 4, HR
Fresno: CF Ryan Lollis: 2 for 4, HR, SO

Fresno: SP Jason Stevenson: 6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 3 K--1 HR, 1 WP
Fresno: RP Steve Edlefsen: 1.0 IP, 1 K
Reno: SP Brett Tomko: 5.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 1 K--2 HR

Ciriaco and Lollis went back-to-back in the 2nd inning with their 4th and 3rd PCL HRs. Lollis was the lone Grizzly with two hits.

Stevenson had his first quality start in a month. Tomko, the ex-Giant now in the Diamondbacks' organization, also allowed 3 ER. Edlefsen pitched a perfect 7th inning, getting his PCL ERA down to an even 4.00.

AA: Richmond defeated Harrisburg 8-6

Richmond: LF Gary Brown: 2 for 4, BB, SO, CS
Richmond: 1B Wes Hodges: 3 for 3, HR, HBP

Richmond: SP Craig Westcott: 5.0 IP, 9 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
Richmond: RP Chris Wilson: 3.0 IP, 3 K
Richmond: RP Daryl Maday: 1.0 IP, 1 K

Hodges had his 3rd HR for the Flying Squirrels while reaching base in all four plate appearances. Brown reached base three times. Hitting just .247 in August, his season AVG has slipped to .281.

Westcott allowed 6 ER for just the second time this year. His previous time was his second start of the year. His ERA rose to 4.25 after 27 starts. Wilson and Maday combined for 4.0 perfect IP.

A+: San Jose lost to Rancho Cucamonga 4-3

San Jose: SS Joe Panik: 3 for 5, 2B
San Jose: LF Chris Lofton: 2 for 3, 3B, BB, SO

San Jose: SP Kelvin Marte: 5.1 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 7 K--1 HR, 1 HB
San Jose: RP Drew Bowlin: 1.0 IP, 3 K

Panik had three hits, including his 27th double, to raise his AVG to .292. Lofton also reached base three times as he had his fourth straight multi-hit game.

Marte had a season-high 7 K, although the 3 R matched his high in nine Cal League appearances this year. Bowlin struck out all three of his batters in the 8th inning

A-: Augusta had an off-day
(their final scheduled off-day of the year)

ssA: Salem-Keizer had an off-day
(the third of their three scheduled off-days)

R: Giants lost to Cubs 3-1

Scottsdale: SS John Polonius: 2 for 4, 3B, 2B, GiDP
Scottsdale: 2B Alberto Robles: 2 for 4, SB

Scottsdale: SP Matthew Lujan: 4.0 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 4 K--1 HR

Polonius had his 4th triple and 5th double. He entered the night hitting .293/.374/.379 through his first 116 pro AB. Robles had two of the rookie Giants' three other hits, raising his AVG to .380 in 50 AB.

Making his tenth pro appearance, Lujan surrendered a career-high 3 R.

DSL: The Gigantes' season concluded last week

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