Friday highlight from the Giants' farm: Andrew Kown allowed just 1 ER in 6.1 IP.
AAA: Fresno defeated Tacoma 6-1
Fresno: CF Justin Christian: 3 for 5, 2B, CS
Fresno: SS Joaquin Arias: 2 for 3, 2B, BB, SO
Tacoma: SS Carlos Triunfel: 2 for 3, 2B, BB
Fresno: SP Andrew Kown: 6.1 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
Christian and Arias had half of the Grizzlies' ten hits as they both reached base three times. They raised their respective AVGs to .516 and .344. The Mariners' 22-year-old Triunfel also reached base three times.
Kown has allowed just 1 ER in each of his two starts. Tonight's start included an 11/4 GO/FO line.
AA: Richmond lost to Altoona 6-0
Richmond: CF Gary Brown: 0 for 3, HBP, 2 SO, CS
Richmond: SS Ehire Adrianza: 1 for 2, 2 BB, SB
Richmond: SP Chris Heston: 6.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
Altoona: RP Tim Alderson: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 3 K--1 WP
With two of the Flying Squirrels' three walks, Adrianza reached base three times. With 5 H and 8 BB, he has a .351 OBP despite a .179 AVG. Brown, the Giants' top prospect, now has just one hit in his last five games.
Heston had a quality start but took the loss. He had a 9/2 GO/FO line. Alderson, the former Giant prospect, has 7 K and 0 R in 6.0 IP after three appearances.
A+: San Jose hosting Bakersfield was postponed due to rain
(A makeup doubleheader is scheduled for Sunday.)
A-: Augusta lost to Savannah 10-0
Augusta: 2B Jose Cuevas: 1 for 3, BB, SO
Augusta: SP Adalberto Mejia: 2.1 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 4 BB, 0 K
With one of the GreenJackets' four hits (all singles) and one of their five walks, Cuevas was one of four GreenJackets who reached base twice.
The 18-year-old Mejia suffered his second straight poor start with once again 5+ ER in less than 3.0 IP.