minor lines, 7/17/13

Wednesday highlight from the Giants' farm: Kyle Crick had 5.0 no-hit IP.

AAA: Fresno had the third day of its all-star break
(The PCL all-stars lost to the INT all-stars 4-3.)

PCL: 1B Brett Pill: 1 for 4, SO
PCL: LF Roger Kieschnick: 1 for 2
INT: C Tony Sanchez: 1 for 3, HR, SO, PB

Pill had an RBI single in the 1st inning. Kieschnick also had a single. The Pirates' Sanchez, the fourth overall draft pick four years ago, hit a decisive three-run HR in the 2nd inning.

AA: Richmond defeated Binghamton 6-5

Richmond: CF Ryan Lollis: 1 for 4, HR, BB
Richmond: 3B Adam Duvall: 2 for 5, HR, SO
Binghamton: RF Cesar Puello: 1 for 2, HR, BB, HBP, SF, SO

Richmond: SP Craig Westcott: 6.1 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 2 K--1 HR, 1 HB

Duvall and Lollis hit their 9th and 4th HRs. The Mets' Puello, enjoying a breakout season with an OPS above .950, hit his 16th HR while reaching base three times.

Westcott allowed 4+ ER for the fourth time in his last six starts, although his ERA remains below 4.00.

A+: San Jose lost to Modesto 2-0
(allowing both runs in the 8th inning)

San Jose: RF Mac Williamson: 2 for 4

San Jose: SP Kyle Crick: 5.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 5 BB, 6 K
Modesto: SP Eddie Butler: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K

Williamson was the game's lone hitter with two hits, raising his AVG to .272.

Crick had 5.0 no-hit IP. But he threw 80 pitches, with barely half (43) for strikes. He had his second straight start with 5 BB. He was matched by the Rockies' Butler, who like Crick pitched in the Futures Game on Sunday, as both pitchers had 5.0 scoreless IP.

A-: Augusta lost to Lakewood 5-4

Augusta: C Ben Turner: 3 for 5, 2B
Augusta: LF Andrew Cain: 2 for 4, 2 3B

Augusta: SP Kendry Flores: 6.0 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 10 K--1 HR

Turner had three hits, including his 17th double, raising his AVG above .250. Cain hit his 5th and 6th triples. He has a solid 10% XBH/AB ratio.

Flores struck out 10 of his 25 batters but allowed 2 ER in both the 2nd and 6th innings to come up shy of a quality start. His ERA rose to 3.15.

ssA: Salem-Keizer defeated Eugene 4-3

Salem-Keizer: RF Tyler Horan: 2 for 4, 2B

Salem-Keizer: SP Chase Johnson: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K--1 HB, 1 WP
Salem-Keizer: RP Raymundo Montero: 1.1 IP, 1 K

Horan was one of three Volcanoes with two hits.

After two NWL starts, Johnson has 3 H, 2 BB, 0 R, and 8 K in 9.0 IP. Montero stranded two inherited runners and had 1.1 perfect IP for his 6th save.

R: Giants lost to Athletics 6-3

Scottsdale: SS Christian Arroyo: 1 for 3, 2 BB, SO, SB
Phoenix: CF Billy McKinney: 3 for 4, SB

Scottsdale: SP Keury Mella: 4.1 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 4 K

Arroyo reached base three times. He has a .338 OBP through 14 pro games. McKinney, the Athletics' first round selection this year, singled three times, raising his AVG above .300.

In his fifth start, Mella allowed a season-high 5 R.

DSL: Giants defeated Padres 5-4

Dominican: 1B Royel Astacio: 1 for 3, HR, BB
Dominican: 2B Marco Guzman: 1 for 3, HR, BB
Dominican: SP Eusebio Encarnacio: 4.2 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 3 K--1 HR, 1 WP

Guzman (18.11 y.o.) and Astacio (19.9 y.o.) both hit their 1st HR. Encarnacion (18.11 y.o.) matched a season-high with 3 ER allowed.

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