Sunday highlights from the Giants' farm: both Adam Duvall and Mario Lisson homered twice. Also notable, Joe Panik had four hits, and Mitch Delfino homered among three hits.
AAA: Fresno defeated Albuquerque 11-5
(scoring six runs in the 5th inning)
Fresno: 2B Joe Panik: 4 for 5, 2 2B
Fresno: 3B Tony Abreu: 2 for 3, 3B, 2B, BB, HBP
Fresno: 1B Adam Duvall: 2 for 5, 2 HR
Albuquerque: CF Joc Pederson: 3 for 4, BB, SB
Fresno: SP Chris Heston: 5.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 4 K
Duvall connected for his 7th and 8th HRs--a three-run shot in the 1st inning and another three-run shot in the 5th inning. Panik and Abreu both had 2 XBH while reaching base four times. Panik's four hits, including his 4th and 5th double, raised his AVG to .344. Pederson, the Dodgers' top prospect, reached base four times and had his 10th SB. He has hit .389/.496/.646 through 113 AB this year.
Heston had his seond shortest of the year, although still a full 5.0 IP to qualify for the win. After just 4 BB over his first five starts, today's start included 3 BB.
AA: Richmond defeated Trenton 5-3
(scoring two runs in both the 1st and 5th innings)
Richmond: DH Mario Lisson: 2 for 2, 2 HR, 2 BB, SF
Richmond: 1B Angel Villalona: 2 for 4, BB, SO
Richmond: SP Ty Blach: 6.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 K--1 HR
Lisson connected for his 3rd and 4th HRs. Villalona reached base three times, improving his OBP to .345.
Blach had his second straight quality start. He has a sub-2.00 ERA after six starts despite a K/IP ratio close to 0.33 (10 K in 29.1 IP).
A+: San Jose lost to Lancaster 8-6
(allowing six runs in the 7th inning)
San Jose: 3B Mitch Delfino: 3 for 4, HR
San Jose: SP Kendry Flores: 6.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 K--1 HR
Delfino had three hits, including his 7th HR. The performance raised his OPS above .900 through 119 AB.
Flores allowed 1 ER in both the 3rd and 4th innings. His component stats remain quite solid with 28 H, 9 BB, and 31 K in 31.1 IP.
A-: Augusta lost to Greenvile 12-2
(allowing six runs in the 5th inning)
Augusta: C Ty Ross: 2 for 4, 2B, 2 SO, E
Augusta: CF Cristian Paulino: 2 for 4, 2B, 2 SO
Augusta: SP Christian Jones: 4.1 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 7 K--2 HB
Ross and Paulino eached doubled and singled, accounting for half of the GreenJackets' eight hits.
Making his fifth start, Jones match a season-high with 7 K but also had his second straight start allowing 4 ER. His ERA rose to nearly 4.50.