Wednesday's most notable from the Giants' farm: Cameron McVey had 7 K in 3.2 scoreless IP.
AAA: Fresno lost to New Orleans 5-1
(allowing four runs in the 5th inning)
Fresno: C Andrew Susac: 1 for 2, 2 BB, PB
Fresno: SP Mitch Lively: 4.1 IP, 10 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
Fresno: RP George Kontos: 1.0 IP, 2 K
Susac had one of the Grizzlies' six hits (all singles) and two of their five walks. The performance raised his OBP back above .375. He also allowed his 7th passed ball.
Lively surrendered 5 ER, pushing his ERA back above 6.00. He threw 104 pitches (71 strikes) in just 4.1 IP as nearly half his batters (11 of 24) reached base. Kontos pitched a perfect 8th inning.
AA: Richmond lost to Binghamton 6-1
(allowing five runs in the 2nd inning)
Richmond: C Eliezer Zambrano: 2 for 4
Richmond: 1B Myles Schroder: 1 for 3, 3B, HBP
Richmond: SP Jack Snodgrass: 1.1 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
Richmond: RP Edwin Quirarte: 3.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
Richmond: RP Cody Hall: 1.0 IP, 2 K
Zambrano and Schroder both reached base twice. Zambrano's two singles raised his AVG to .348 (through 69 AB).
Snodgrass allowed a season-high 5 R in the shortest start of his pro career. Quirarte provided long relief. Hall pitched a perfect 8th inning.
A+: San Jose had the final day of its four-day all-star break
A-: Augusta had the final day of its three-day all-star break
ssA: Salem-Keizer defeated Hillsboro 8-6
Salem-Keizer: SS Travious Relaford: 1 for 4, 2B, 2 BB, SO
Salem-Keizer: 2B Ryan Jones: 2 for 4, BB, SO, SB
Salem-Keizer: DH Leo Rojas: 2 for 4, 2B, BB
Salem-Keizer: RP Cameron McVey: 3.2 IP, 1 BB, 7 K--2 WP
Relaford, Jones, and Rojas each reached base three times.
After the Voclanoes starter retired just one of his seven batters, McVey provided outstanding long relief, facing just one batter over the minimum in 3.2 IP and striking out over half his batters (7 of 12).
DSL: Gigantes lost to Mariners 4-1
Dominican: 1B Richard Rodriguez: 2 for 4
Dominican: SP Alejandro Flores: 4.2 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 7 K--1 HR, 1 HB
Rodriguez's two singles lifted his AVG to .377 through 53 AB. In his second start this year, Flores had 7 K but allowed 4 R.