minor lines, 6/12/14

Thursday highlight from the Giants' farm: Joe Kurrasch had 6.0 scoreless IP.

AAA: Fresno defeated Iowa 5-2
(scoring four runs in the 5th inning)

Fresno: 2B Joe Panik: 1 for 3, HR, BB

Fresno: SP Mitch Lively: 7.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 5 K--1 HR
Fresno: RP Heath Hembree: 1.0 IP, 1 K

Panik's 5th HR was a grand slam in the 5th inning.  He has now surpassed his total of 4 HRs from last year.

Lively, who had made five of his last eight appearances in relief, delivered his first quality start in six weeks.  Hembree pitched a perfect 9th inning for his 12th save.  His component stats are now 27 H, 9 BB, 2 HR, and 27 K in 23.3 IP.

AA: Richmond lost to Trenton 4-3
(allowing the winning run in the 8th inning)

Richmond: DH Ricky Oropesa: 2 for 4, 2B

Richmond: SP Austin Fleet: 5.1 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 3 K--1 HR

Oropesa was one of four Flying Squirrels with two hits.  His 5th double was their lone XBH.  In his third full minor league season, he has hit .246/.322/.328 through 134 AB.

Fleet allowed more than 2 R for just the second time in five starts (among nineteen appearances).

A+: San Jose defeated Stockton 3-0
(scoring all three runs in the 6th inning)

San Jose: C Ben Turner: 2 for 4

San Jose: SP Santiago Casilla: 1.0 IP, 3 K
San Jose: RP Joe Kurrasch: 6.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K--1 PO

Turner was one three Giants with two hits.  Tonight the Giants had nine hits (all singles).

In his first rehab appearance, Casilla struck out all three of his batters.  He threw 15 pitches (10 strikes).  Kurrasch had another fine start.  He has not allowed a run in four of his seven starts and has a 1.74 ERA.

A-: Augusta lost to Savannah 3-2 (8 innings)

Augusta: RF Tyler Horan: 1 for 3, HR, SO
Savannah: SS Gavin Cecchini: 2 for 3, 3B, 2B

Augusta: SP Matthew Lujan: 7.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 7 K

While no one reached base twice for the GreenJackets, Horan led off the 4th inning with his 6th HR.  Cecchini, whom the Mets drafted twelfth overall two years ago, hit his 4th triple and 16th double.  The 19-year-old has hit .259/.335/.406 through 224 AB this year.

Lujan bounced back from his previous start (5 ER on 12 H) with a quality start.  He has a 2.19 ERA through 70.0 IP.

DSL: Gigantes defeated Rojos 10-4

Dominican: 1B Anthony Gomez: 3 for 4, 2B, BB
Dominican: C Jose Morles: 2 for 3, 2B, 2 BB, PB
Dominican: SP Alejandro Flores: 5.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 8 K--2 HB, 1 PO

Both Gomez and Morles reached base four times.  Flores, who is in his fourth pro season, struck out 8 of his 19 batters.

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