Monday highlights from the Giants' farm: Brett Pill, Chris Dominguez, and Mac Williamson each homered in a multi-hit performance; and Austin Fleet had 6.0 scoreless IP.
AAA: Fresno defeated Reno 6-2
Fresno: 1B Brett Pill: 3 for 4, HR
Fresno: 3B Chris Dominguez: 2 for 4, HR, 2B
Fresno: SP Yusmeiro Petit: 7.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 9 K--1 HR
Fresno: RP Jean Machi: 2.0 IP, 3 K
Pill and Dominguez hit their 13th and 11th HRs. They combined for five of the Grizzlies' eleven hits while raising their AVGs to .352 and .301.
Petit had one of his best starts of the year, bringing his ERA below 6.00. While he has a K/IP above 1.00, he has allowed even more hits than strikeouts as his BAA remains above .300. Making his fifth appearance since being optioned back to the minors, Machi had 2.0 perfect IP.
AA: Richmond lost to Akron 12-5
Richmond: 2B Mark Minicozzi: 3 for 4, BB
Richmond: 1B Angel Villalona: 3 for 5, 2 2B
Richmond: SS Ehire Adrianza: 1 for 3, HR, BB, HBP, 2 SO
Richmond: SP Carlos Teller: 2.2 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 1 BB, 2 K--1 HR, 2 BK
Villalona and Minicozzi each had three of the Flying Squirrels' eleven hits. Adrianza, who also reached base three times, hit his 2nd HR.
Teller allowed half (8 of 16) his batters to reach base. He matched a season-high with 6 ER, raising his ERA above 5.50.
A+: San Jose defeated Lake Elsinore 12-1
San Jose: CF Chris Lofton: 3 for 5, BB, GiDP, PO
San Jose: DH Mac Williamson: 2 for 4, HR, BB
San Jose: SP Austin Fleet: 6.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K--1 HB
San Jose: RP Derek Law: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 4 K--1 WP
Williamson hit his 15th HR while reaching base three times. He has an OPS over 1.000 since the start of June. Batting leadoff, Lofton reached base four times with his third three-hit performance in his last four games. Coming off a .165 AVG in June, he has hit 16 for 34 in eight July games.
Fleet delivered 6.0 scoreless IP in his second start since returning from his PCL stint. Law struck out four of six batters in his Cal League debut.
A-: Augusta had a scheduled off-day
(their first of three scheduled off-days in July)
ssA: Salem-Keizer lost to Everett 3-2
Salem-Keizer: SS John Polonius: 1 for 4, HR, SO
Salem-Keizer: C Eugene Escalante: 1 for 2, 2 HB
Salem-Keizer: 2B Ryan Jones: 2 for 3, BB
Salem-Keizer: SP Reyes Moronta: 4.0 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 5 K--1 HR
Polonius hit his 2nd pro HR. Escalante and Jones, occupying the final two spots in the batting order, reached base three times.
Moronto made his third straight start allowing 3 R. His ERA is 3.86.
R: Giants defeated Royals 8-7
Scottsdale: SS Christian Arroyo: 2 for 5, 3B, 2B, SO, E
Scottsdale: CF Cristian Paulino: 2 for 4, HR, SO
Scottsdale: SP Carlos Diaz: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
Arroyo, playing his eighth pro game, connected for his first two pro XBH. Paulino hit his 1st HR. He one had 1 HR over the last two summers in the AZL.
Diaz struck out over half (6 of 11) his batters but ended up allowing 3 unearned runs.
DSL: Gigantes defeated Reds 5-4
Dominican: RF Robinson Medrano: 2 for 4, HR, SO
Dominican: SP Jonathan Loaisiga: 6.0 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 6 K--2 HR, 2 PO
Medrano (17.2 y.o.) hit his 1st pro HR. Loaisiga (18.8 y.o.) allowed more than 2 R for just the second time in six starts.