Saturday highlights from the Giants' farm: Jesus Galindo had five hits, Luis Ysla had 10 K and 1 R in 6.0 IP. There were other notable performances as well, including Brandon Belt's rehab appearance, Ryder Jones and Tyler Horan homering, and both Will Callaway and Andrew Leenhouts in short-season ball.
AAA: Fresno defeated Salt Lake 3-2
(scoring two runs in 8th inning)
Fresno: DH Brandon Belt: 3 for 4, 2 2B
Fresno: 3B Chris Dominguez: 1 for 2, 2B, BB, SO, E
Fresno: SP Mitch Lively: 6.2 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
Belt doubled twice and singled in his third rehab appearance. He had three of the Grizzlies' eight hits. Dominguez was the only other Grizzly to reach base twice.
Lively allowed 2 R or less for the third time in his last five starts. Still with 4+ ER in his other three starts in June, he had an ERA over 5.00 during the month of June.
AA: Richmond lost to Bowie 3-0
Richmond: 2B Kelby Tomlinson: 1 for 4, SO, SB
Richmond: SP Kelvin Marte: 5.1 IP, 10 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
Richmond: RP Steven Okert: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 3 K
Tomlinson's single was one of just two hits for the Flying Squirrels. He also had his 32nd SB.
Marte allowed a season-high 10 H (in eleven starts) but just 2 R, improving his ERA to 4.21. Okert has 8 K in 4.0 IP through his first three upper minors appearances.
A+: San Jose defeated Visalia 7-5
San Jose: CF Jesus Galindo: 5 for 5, 3B, 2 SB
San Jose: RF Chuckie Jones: 3 for 4, 2B, SH, SO
San Jose: SS Ydwin Villegas: 2 for 4, 3B, 2B
San Jose: SP Kendry Flores: 6.2 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 9 K--1 HB, 2 WP
San Jose: RP Bryce Bandilla: 1.0 IP, 2 K
Galindo had five hits, including his 4th triple, improving his season line to .291/.359/.388 in 278 AB. He also had his 22nd and 23rd SB. Jones also had three hits, raising his AVG above .262. Villegas added his 4th triple and 2nd double this year (in 121 AB).
Flores delivered his third straight quality start. After a 7.66 ERA in five May starts, Flores rebounded with a 2.59 ERA in four June starts. Bandilla, who had 5 saves last year, pitched a perfect 9th inning for his 1st save this year.
A-: Augusta defeated Lexington 11-3
Augusta: 3B Ryder Jones: 2 for 5, HR, 2B, 2 SO, GiDP
Augusta: RF Tyler Horan: 2 for 4, HR, BB
Augusta: LF Rafael Rodriguez: 1 for 4, HR, BB
Augusta: SP Luis Ysla: 6.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 10 K
Augusta: RP Jake Smith: 1.0 IP, 1 K
The GreenJackets went deep three big flies--Horan with his 9th HR in the 4th inning, Jones with his 6th HR in the 5th inning, and Rodriguez with his 2nd HR in the 9th inning.
Ysla had a season high 10 K, raising his K/IP above 1.00. With just 10 ER allowed over his last ten starts, he has a 2.09 ERA this year through 69.0 IP. Smith pitched a perfect 8th inning.
ssA: Salem-Keizer lost to Eugene 2-1
Salem-Keizer: 3B Will Callaway: 3 for 3, HR
Salem-Keizer: SP Andrew Leenhouts: 7.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 11 K--1 HR
Callaway had three of the Volcanoes' four hits, including his 1st HR.
Leenhouts had a very strong start, facing just two batters over the minimum in 7.0 IP and striking out nearly half his batters (11 of 23).
R: Giants defeated Angels 5-4
Scottsdale: CF Randy Ortiz: 3 for 4, BB, SB
Scottsdale: 1B Rodney Price: 3 for 5, 2B
Scottsdale: SP Rodolfo Martinez: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 4 K--2 WP
Scottsdale: RP Reyes Moronta: 1.0 IP, 2 K
Ortiz and Price each had three of the rookie Giants ten hits. Both have AVGs above .500 in the early going.
Martinez has allowed 4 ER in 2.2 IP through his first two starts. Moronta had 2 K in a perfect 6th inning.
DSL: Giants defeated Cardinals 4-3
Dominican: DH Carlos Valdez: 2 for 4, 3B
Dominican: SP Victor Concepcion: 4.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 K--2 WP
With his 2nd triple and a single, Valdez raised his AVG to an even .400. Making his sixth start, Concepcion matched a season high with 6 K.