Volcanoes celebrate, playoffs begin Sept. 4th; Photo Credit: Salem-Keizer Volcanoes/milb.com

#SFGiants Minors Rundown: 8/26


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Player of the Day: A little different twist today as this mention goes to the entire San Jose Giants team — because it can’t go to Mac Williamson everyday, right?  With their victory on Monday, San Jose has now won 10 straight behind stellar pitching and the perpetually hot bat of Williamson.  Over the 10 game win streak Williamson has gone 19 for 40 with 4 HR’s, 6 doubles, 14 runs, and 14 RBI.  San Jose starts their playoff run September 7th.

Fresno Grizzlies – AAA Pacific Coast League

Highlights/News: (W 7-0) It was shutout-by-committee as five Fresno pitchers combined to blank Sacramento on Monday.  Angel Pagan went 2-4 with a walk and an RBI single and is now 4-11 (.364) with the Grizzlies as he edges closer to a San Francisco return.

At the Plate: 1B Chris Dominguez 3-5, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI; CF Angel Pagan 2-4, RBI, BB; RF Juan Perez 3-4, 2 R; C Johnny Monell 1-2, 2 R, 3 BB

On the Mound: RHP Daryl Maday 3 IP, H, 0 R, 2 K, 2 BB

 

Jun 22, 2013; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants outfielder Juan Perez (2) is tagged out at home by Miami Marlins catcher Jeff Mathis (6) in the fifth inning at AT

SOUTH DIVISION STANDINGS W L GB
Las Vegas (Mets) 78 58 -
Sacramento (Athletics) 75 62 3.5
Tucson (Padres) 73 64 5.5
Fresno (Giants) 65 71 13

 

 Richmond Flying Squirrels – AA Eastern League

Highlights/News: (L 7-6) Richmond took a 2-run lead into the bottom of the 9th but Reading scored 2 on a game equalling homer then walked off with a solo shot in the 10th– all off Flying Squirrels closer Cody Hall.  Even with the disappointing night, Hall maintains a 1.85 ERA in 24.1 innings this season for the AA affiliate.

At the Plate:  RF-LF Javier Herrera 2-5, 2 RBI

On the Mound: RHP Craig Westcott 6.2 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 2 K, 3 BB

 

WESTERN DIVISION STANDINGS W L GB
Harrisburg (Nationals) 72 63 -
Erie (Tigers) 71 63 .5
Bowie (Orioles) 68 66 3.5
Richmond (Giants) 68 66 3.5
Akron (Indians) 64 70 7.5
Altoona (Pirates) 61 74 11

 

 San Jose Giants – High A California League

Highlights/News: (W 5-2) San Jose scored 3 in the 1st inning and that’s all #19 prospect Adalberto Mejia would need as he held Bakersfield to 2 runs over 6.1 innings, and the Giants cruised to their 10th straight victory.  All nine San Jose starters had a hit — Mac Williamson leading the way again with 3.  Williamson is now 19 for his last 40 (.475 BA) over his last 10 games with 4 HR’s, 6 doubles, 14 runs, and 14 RBI.

At the Plate: RF Mac Williamson 3-4, 2B, 2 R, SB; 1B Myles Schroder 2-5, R, 2B;

On the Mound: #19 prospect Adalberto Mejia 6.2 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 6 K, BB, HR

 

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

NORTH DIVISION STANDINGS W L GB
Modesto (Rockies) 38 25 -
x-San Jose (Giants) 36 27 2
Visalia (Diamondbacks) 34 29 4
Stockton (Athletics) 28 35 10
Bakersfield (Reds) 23 40 15

 

 Augusta GreenJackets – Low A South Atlantic League

Highlights/News: Scheduled Off Day.

SOUTHERN DIVISION STANDINGS W L GB
Augusta (Giants) 39 23 -
Lexington (Royals) 35 28 4.5
Rome (Braves) 33 30 6.5
Charleston (Yankees) 33 31 7
Savannah (Mets) 29 31 9
Greenville (Red Sox) 26 35 12.5
Asheville (Rockies) 23 39 16

 

 Salem-Keizer Volcanoes – Short Season A Northwest League

Highlights/News: (W 5-1; W 5-3) Game one was a continuation of Sunday’s rain suspended affair, and on this day it was all Salem-Keizer.  The two teams resumed with the game tied 1-1 in the 4th and the Volcanoes scored 4 unanswered runs to complete the victory over Eugene.  Game two again was tied, this time in the 9th and drama ensued — in the form of a 2-run game winning HR by center-fielder Tyler Hollick for Salem-Keizer.

At the Plate: (GM 1) C Eugene Escalante 3-5, 2 R, 2B, RBI; SS John Polonius 3-5, 2 RBI; (GM 2) LF Shilo McCall 2-4, R, HR, 2 RBI; CF Tyler Hollick 1-1, R, GW HR, 2 RBI

On the Mound: (GM 1) RHP Cameron McVey W, 4 IP, H, 3 K, 0 BB; (GM 2) LHP Andrew Leenhouts 4 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 5 K, BB

 

SOUTH DIVISION STANDINGS W L GB
Boise (Cubs) 19 13 -
Yakima (Diamondbacks) 19 13 -
x-Salem-Keizer (Giants) 19 13 -
Eugene (Padres) 12 20 7

 

 AZL Giants: Game cancelled due to rain.

DSL GiantsRHP Eusebio Encarnacion 4.1 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, K, 3 BB; Encarnacion entered the day with a 1.72 ERA over 68 IP for the DSL Giants in 2013.

 

x = First-Half division champions, made playoffs.

 

Prospect rankings are based on those of mlb.com.

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