Augusta GreenJackets (31-29)
Riding a three-game winning streak, the GreenJackets prepared for the second of a four-game series against the Greenville Drive. The GreenJackets started off hot with runs in the second, third and fourth innings to capture a 4-2 lead, but in the fifth the Drive would put three on the board and the scoring would end there. Third baseman Miguel Gomez snapped his 10-game hitting streak as he went 0 for 4. The loss would go to relief pitcher Ryan Koziol as he gave up one run while striking out four.
San Jose Giants (34-26)
The San Jose Giants faced the Modesto Nuts in the second game of the four-game series and fell 4-2. Starting pitcher Jason Forjet fell to 6-4 after allowing three runs in 6 2/3 innings. Forjet followed up an 11 strikeout performance on June 3 with a seven-K outing. Through six, the Giants found themselves in a 3-0 hole. But, after a wild pitch by Adam Ottavino allowed Chris Shaw and Jonah Arenado to advance to third and second, catcher Ty Ross would single them both in to pull the Giants to within a run. It was Ross' 12th and 13th RBI of the season.
Richmond Flying Squirrels (23-38)
In Portland, the Flying Squirrels dropped the first of a three game series 8-3 against the Sea Dogs. It was a tough night for starting pitcher Kyle Crick who didn't make it out of the third inning. Crick allowed six runs in 2 2/3. Center fielder Darren Ford, who was recently sent down from Sacramento led off for Richmond and went 1 for 3. Second baseman Ali Castillo, whose bat has been smoldering as of late, went 2 for 3. Castillo, who signed with the Giants in March, is riding an eight-game hitting streak and is batting .500 during that stretch.
Sacramento River Cats (26-36)
In El Paso, the River Cats earned a victory over the Chihuahuas. After a 30-minute rain delay after the fifth inning, pitcher Clayton Blackburn got his fourth win of the year. Blackburn went 7 1/3 allowing six hits and only one earned run. Errors in the eighth inning by third baseman Mitch Delfino and first baseman Travis Ishikawa would give the Chihuahuas two runs. Relief pitchers Steven Okert and Mike Broadway would seal the game with 1 2/3 innings of no-hit ball. Recently re-signed Ishikawa went 2 for 4 and scored a run. Sacramento has now taken the first two games of this four-game series.