Farm Report, 6/24

A look at the Giants minor league scores and recaps for Tuesday, June 24, 2003.

Fresno Grizzlies (AAA)

Fresno Grizzlies 8 12 0
Tuscon Sidewinders 4 12 3

WP Powell (6-7)
LP Abbot (1-3)

The Fresno Grizzlies beat the Tucson Sidewinders today in a 8-4 victory led by pitcher Brian Powell. Not only did Powell go to work on the mound, but he managed to hit in 2 runners with his first two singles of the season. Backing up the rightie was right field Jason Ellison (single, triple, 3 RBI's), 3rd baseman Lance Niekro (2 H, BB, 2 RBI's) and recent addition Rob Ryan with 2 RBI's. With this win over Tucson, Fresno snaps an 8 game losing streak, but still remain 4 and a half behind 3rd place Tucson in the standings.

Norwich Navigators (AA)

Norwich Navigators 3 10 0
Trenton Thunder 5 8 1

Norwich Navigators 5 12 0
Trenton Thunder 3 9 1

The Norwich Navigators split a doubleheader against the Trenton Thunder on Tuesday, losing and winning 5-3. The outstanding play of the games came from Aleejandro Freier, who belted a two run shot to sustain a lead that would propel the Navigators to their second game win. Vance Cozier took the win and RD Spiehs the save in the second game while Giants hopeful Boof Bonser took the loss in the first.

San Jose Giants (A)

No Game Scheduled

Hagerstown Suns (A)

No Game Scheduled

Salem-Keizer Volcaones (A)

S-K Volcanoes 6 8 0
Boise Hawks 3 8 0

The Salem-Keizer volcanoes beat the Boise Hawks 6-3. Brooks McNiven took the win while Boise's Brian Carter took the loss with a save by Andrew Jefferson. Catcher Todd Jennings went 2-4 with with a 2 run homer in the 7th and left fielder Brett Boyer went 2-4 with 2 SB. However, it was Derek Barrow, who came in the 8th, that sent 3 run blast that put the Volcanoes over the Hawk scoring Boyer and Aaron Hornostaj.

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