Farm Report, 8/13

A look at the Giants minor league scores and news for Wednesday, August 13, 2003

FRESNO GRIZZLIES (AAA)

TEAM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Sacramento Rivercats 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 10 0 15 19 0
Fresno Grizzlies 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 2 3 10 15 1

WP M. Kusiewicz (W, 2-0) 0.2IP 0H 0R 0ER 0BB 0SO 0HR 3.44 ERA
LP J. Horgan (6-7) 1.0IP 5H 6R 6ER 1BB 2SO 1HR 6.11 ERA

Game Notes:
Jason Ellison left the game in the ninth inning with a muscle cramp. In yesterday's game, the Grizzlies allowed the most runs (10) and hits in one inning this season. They also tied the most runs the Grizzlies had given up in a game.

Team Notes:
Jason Ellison now has the team-best hitting streak. In yesterday's game, it was extended to 16 games in the second inning with a leadoff double to left-center field. Tony Torcato will be joining the San Francisco Giants on their East Coast road trip. Joining the Fresno Grizzlies are left-handed Noah Lowry from Norwich, right-handed pitcher Elliot Brown re-joined Fresno from Norwich, and infielder Carlos Mendoza.

NORWICH NAVIGATORS (AA)

TEAM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Norwich Navigators 0 0 3 0 4 0 0 1 0 8 9 0
New Haven 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 1

WP G. Bruso (5-4) 9.0IP 5H 2R 2ER 1BB 5SO 1HR 3.42 ERA
LP C. Baker (7-6) 4.1IP 7H 7R 7ER 3BB 2SO 0HR 3.85 ERA

Game Notes:
In the third inning, Adam Shabala hit a three-run double to give Norwich a 3-1 lead. The Navigators never looked back. Starting pitcher, Greg Bruso threw the Navigators' first nine-inning complete game of the season. He retired 12 of the 14 batters he faced.

Team Notes:
Navigators pitchers have allowed only two runs on 12 hits to the Ravens over their last 24 innings.

SAN JOSE GIANTS (A)

TEAM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Jose 0 0 3 2 2 2 1 0 0 10 14 2
Visalia 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 3

WP J. Pavon (4-3) 5.0IP 6H 2R 1ER 1BB 5SO 0HR 3.50 ERA
LP J. Hampson(12-6) 4.0IP 8H 7R 7ER 3BB 2SO 0HR 3.55 ERA

Game Notes:
Zach Strong led the Giants' offense going 3-5 collecting two RBIs and scoring two runs. Tyler Von Schell had a great game as well with two hits and two RBIs. Nine San Jose Giants recorded hits and seven of them drove in runs to achieve a 10-2 victory.

HAGERSTOWN SUNS (A)

TEAM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hagerstown Suns 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 1
Asheville 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 x 6 8 1

WP R. Cartier (11-4) 7.0IP 6H 3R 3ER 2BB 7SO 2HR 3.73 ERA
LP G. Woolard (6-9) 5.2IP 8H 6R 5ER 2BB 2SO 3HR 3.88 ERA
S J. Beckstead (25) 1.0IP 1H 0R 0ER 0BB 0SO 0HR 4.12 ERA

Game Notes:
Freddie Lewis led off the game with a jack to right-center, which is the first time a Sun has done so this season. The Suns are now 2 1/2 games back of Lexington.

Salem-Keizer Volcanoes (A)

TEAM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Vancouver 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 5 9 0
Salem-Keizer Volcanoes 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 4 4 1

WP D. Fyvie (2-2) 2.0IP 0H 0R 0ER 1BB 3SO 0HR 4.43 ERA
LP A. Jefferson (1-3) 1.0IP 2H 1R 1ER 1BB 2SO 1HR 4.08 ERA

Game Notes:
The Salem-Keizer Volcanoes gave up 13 walks throughout the game, a season high. In the tenth, with the score tied, Dustin Majewski of the Vancouver Canadians, hit a two-out solo shot to right field off of closer Andrew Jefferson bringing a 5-4 victory to the Canadians.

Team Notes:
Relievers, Sean Martin and Chris George may be promoted to San Jose today. Aaron Hornostaj missed his sixth game as he still sustains an ankle injury. Hornostaj is batting .301 - ninth in the Northwest League. Also, Jon Coutlangus missed his second consecutive game with a lower back strain.



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