Joe Kurrasch; Photo Credit: Vanessa Parker

#SFGiants Minors Rundown: 8/25

Player of the Day: Augusta GreenJackets LHP Joe Kurrasch set a season-high with 12 strikeouts in a brilliant 7 inning, 2 hit performance Sunday.  Since being called up to Augusta from Salem-Keizer, Kurrasch has gone 5-0 with a 1.88 ERA, 31 K, and 7 BB in 24 IP.

 

Fresno Grizzlies - AAA Pacific Coast League

Highlights/News: (W 4-1) Las Vegas couldn’t solve LHP Eric Surkamp, as he went 8 innings and gave up just 4 hits and 1 run, and Fresno avoided the 5 game sweep.  In each of his last 6 starts, Surkamp has gone 7 innings or more and has given up no more than 2 ER in any of those starts.

At the Plate: 1B Johnny Monell 3-4, 2 R, 2 2B; 3B Chris Dominguez 2-5, 2 R, 2 2B, 2 RBI

On the Mound: LHP Eric Surkamp 8 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 5 K, 2 BB

 

Jul 23, 2013; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Eric Surkamp (47) pitches during the first inning in the first game of a doubleheader against the Cincinnati Reds at AT

SOUTH DIVISION STANDINGS W L GB
Las Vegas (Mets) 76 57 -
Sacramento (Athletics) 75 61 2.5
Tucson (Padres) 72 63 5
Fresno (Giants) 63 70 13.5

 

 

Richmond Flying Squirrels – AA Eastern League

Highlights/News: (W 3-0) #11 prospect LHP Edwin Escobar blanked Altoona over 6.1 innings and right fielder Jarrett Parker knocked his franchise-record-setting 17th HR of the season as the Flying Squirrels bounced back for a victory — after getting swept in a doubleheader the night before.

At the Plate:  3B Adam Duvall 2-4, R, HR, RBI; RF Jarrett Parker 1-3, R, HR, 2 RBI

On the Mound: #11 prospect Edwin Escobar 6.1 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 6 K, BB

 

Jun 18, 2013; San Jose, CA, USA; San Jose Giants pitcher Edwin Escobar (47) during the fourth inning of the California League vs Carolina League All Star Game at San Jose Municipal Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

WESTERN DIVISION STANDINGS W L GB
Erie (Tigers) 71 63 -
Harrisburg (Nationals) 70 63 .5
Richmond (Giants) 68 66 3
Bowie (Orioles) 67 66 3.5
Akron (Indians) 63 69 6.5
Altoona (Pirates) 61 72 10

 

San Jose Giants - High A California League

Highlights/News: (W 4-2) Mac Williamson homered again for San Jose and the Giants scored 4 runs in the 4th inning to extend their winning streak to nine games with a victory over Bakersfield.  The HR was Williamson’s 24th of the season, moving him into 4th place on the San Jose single-season list.

At the PlateRF Mac Williamson 1-3, R, HR, RBI; C Jeff Arnold 1-4, R, 2B, RBI

On the Mound: RHP Jason Forjet 5 IP, 5 H, R, ER, BB, 5 K

 

Mac Williamson; Photo Credit: Kenny Karst/milb.com

NORTH DIVISION STANDINGS W L GB
Modesto (Rockies) 38 24 -
x-San Jose (Giants) 35 27 3
Visalia (Diamondbacks) 33 28 5
Stockton (Athletics) 28 34 10
Bakersfield (Reds) 23 39 15

 

Augusta GreenJackets - Low A South Atlantic League

Highlights/News: (W 6-3) LHP Joe Kurrasch set a season high with 12 strikeouts and moved to 5-0 with a 1.88 ERA since being called up to Augusta from Salem-Keizer as the GreenJackets defeated Hickory Sunday.  Augusta has now won 5 in a row and maintains a 4.5 game lead heading into the final few games of the season.

At the Plate: RF Joseph Rapp 2-5, 2 RBI; 3B Mitchell Delfino 2-4, 2 R, BB

On the Mound: LHP Joe Kurrasch 7 IP, 2 H, R, ER, 12 K, 2 BB

 

SOUTHERN DIVISION STANDINGS W L GB
Augusta (Giants) 39 23 -
Lexington (Royals) 35 28 4.5
Rome (Braves) 33 30 6.5
Charleston (Yankees) 32 31 7.5
Savannah (Mets) 29 31 9
Greenville (Red Sox) 26 34 12
Asheville (Rockies) 23 39 16

 

Salem-Keizer Volcanoes - Short Season A Northwest League

Highlights/News: Game suspended in the 3rd inning tied 1-1, will resume today.

 

SOUTH DIVISION STANDINGS W L GB
Boise (Cubs) 18 12 -
Yakima (Diamondbacks) 18 12 -
x-Salem-Keizer (Giants) 17 13 1
Eugene (Padres) 12 18 6

 

AZL Giants: W 5-3 (40-13; 1st Place) #8 prospect SS Christian Arroyo 3-4 (.324 BA), R, 2B, RBI, BB

 

DSL Giants: L 6-5 (45-22; 1st Place) #14 prospect CF Gustavo Cabrera 1-3, R, 2B

 

x = First-Half division champions, made playoffs.

 

Prospect rankings are based on those of mlb.com.

 

Tags: Augusta GreenJackets Edwin Escobar Fresno Grizzlies Joe Kurrasch Mac Williamson Richmond Flying Squirrels Salem-Keizer Volcanoes San Francisco Giants San Francisco Giants Minor League San Jose Giants

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