Tuesday highlights from the Giants' farm: Ryan Lollis homered twice, and Jarrett Parker homered and tripled.
AAA: Fresno lost to Albuquerque 4-1
Fresno: SS Ehire Adrianza: 1 for 3, BB
Fresno: SP Justin Fitzgerald: 5.0 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 5 K--1 HR
Adrianza was the lone Grizzly to reach base twice, keeping his OBP close to .450.
Fitzgerald allowed more than 3 ER for the second time in his last six starts. He has a 5.40 ERA after nine PCL starts.
AA: Richmond defeated Portland 8-2
Richmond: CF Ryan Lollis: 2 for 5, 2 HR
Richmond: 1B Mark Minicozzi: 3 for 5, 2B, SO
Richmond: 3B Adam Duvall: 2 for 4, 2 2B, BB, SO
Richmond: RF Jarrett Parker: 2 for 5, HR, 3B, 3 SO
Richmond: SP Jack Snodgrass: 5.1 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K--1 HB, 1 WP
Portland: SP Matt Barnes: 5.2 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 7 K--1 HR
Lollis hit his 6th and 7th HRs, and Parker added his 13th HR. Duvall hit his 17th and 18th doubles to join Lollis and Parker with 2 XBH each. Minicozzi's 28th double and two singles raised his AVG to .334.
Snodgrass had a good start, outpitching the Red Sox' top 100 prospect Barnes, who in his previous start had held the Flying Squirrels to just 1 ER. The 25-year-old Snodgrass has a 3.61 ERA, while the 23-year-old Barnes has a 4.40 ERA.
A+: San Jose lost to Visalia 7-3
(allowing three runs in both the 1st and 6th innings)
San Jose: SS Matt Duffy: 2 for 4, 2 2B, SO
San Jose: SP Adalberto Mejia: 5.0 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 4 K--3 HR
Duffy doubled twice as the lone Giant with two hits. Overall this year, he has hit .315/.407/.447 in 349 AB.
Mejia allowed a solo HR to his first batter, following by a two-run HR later in the 1st inning, and finally a solo HR in the 4th inning. He had allowed 5 HR in his previous eleven Cal League starts.
A-: Augusta defeated Rome 6-3 (12 innings)
Augusta: 1B Joseph Rapp: 3 for 6, SB, E
Augusta: SP Kenry Flores: 8.1 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 6 K--1 HR
Rome: SP Mauricio Cabrera: 5.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 4 K--1 WP
Rapp had three of the GreenJackets' nine hits (all singles), raising his AVG to .240.
Flores allowed just 1 R through 8.0 IP but, pitching into the 9th inning for just the second time, he issued a leadoff walk, followed by game-tying, one-out, two-run HR. He continues to have outstanding component stats with 100 H, 16 BB and 115 K in 121.2 IP. Cabrera, one of the Braves' top ten prospects, allowed just 1 ER for the fourth time in his last five starts.
ssA: Salem-Keizer had the second day of their three-day all-star break
(The South all-stars defeated the North all-stars 8-7.)
South: SS Jeremy Sy: 0 for 2, BB
South: 2B Brandon Bednar: 1 for 3, 2B, E
South: C Eugene Escalante: 0 for 1, SO
South: Sam Eberle: 2 for 4, HR, E
South: RF Tyler Hollick: 1 for 3, SF
South: SP Andrew Leenhouts: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 0 K--1 HR
South: RP Chris Johnson: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K--1 HR
South: RP Raymundo Montero: 1.0 IP, 1 K
The Volcanoes had four hitters in the starting lineup. Eberle hit the South's lone big fly and was the South's lone player with two hits. Sy, Bednar and Hollick were also in the starting lineup, and each reached base once. Escalante also got into the game but struck out in his last plate appearance.
The Volcanoes' Leenhouts and Johnson were the first two of ten pitchers for the South, but they allowed five of the North's seven runs. Montero pitched a perfect 8th inning.
R: Scottsdale defeated Padres 2-1
Scottsdale: Cristian Paulino: 3 for 5, 2B, 2 SB
Scottsdale: SP Luis Ysla: 4.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
Paulino's 9th double and two singles accounted for nearly half of the rookie Giants' seven hits. He raised his AVG to .360 and also had his 11th and 12th SB.
Ysla delivered his second straight start with 4.0 scoreless IP, bringing his ERA below 4.00.
DSL: Gigantes defeated Diamondbacks 4-3
Dominican: LF Jean Angomas: 2 for 3, 3B, BB, SB
Dominican: SP Eusebio Encarnacion: 7.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 6 K
Angomas (18.2 y.o.) tripled, singled and walked to raise his OPS to nearly .700. Encarnacion (19.0 y.o.) has allowed 1 ER or less in four of six starts.