San Francisco Giants Water Cooler: Affiliates Drop Close Ones

In what is some type of strange, a Giants pitcher is responsible for the loss in the MLB, AAA and AA All-Star games. Johnny Cueto was joined by Ty Blach and Tyler Beede in the L column. The rest of the Giants' affiliates didn't fair much better as they went 0-3 on Wednesday.

Sacramento River Cats

  • Ty Blach pitched an inning and gave up two hits and a run.
  • Blach, who had been untouchable heading into the break also walked a batter and took the loss.
  • The PCL All-Stars fell to the International All-Stars 4-2.

Richmond Flying Squirrels

  • The Squirrels had three representatives in their All-Star game.
  • The EAS East All-Stars fell to the West 10-2.
  • Tyler Beede started and went an inning, allowing two hits and three runs while taking the L in the defeat.
  • Third baseman Ryder Jones went 0 for 1 while shortstop Christian Arroyo went 1 for 3 with a double.
  • Arroyo was one of only four All-Stars to record hits for the East.

San Jose Giants

  • The Giants dropped their Wednesday night game 10-9.
  • After getting off to a 5-0 lead, the Giants allowed eight runs in the bottom of the second.
  • Trailing 10-6, the Giants added three runs in the fifth inning but would do nothing else in the final four frames.
  • First baseman Jonah Arenado went 3 for 5 with three runs scored.
  • Third baseman Jose Vizcaino Jr. went 2 for 5 with a homer.
  • Ehire Adrianza, who was making his first appearance of his rehab stint, went 1 for 4 with a double and an RBI.
  • Adrianza was injured in April (fractured foot) and was placed on the 60-Day DL.

Augusta GreenJackets

  • The GreenJackets were blanked by West Virginia once again, but this time 3-0.
  • DH Shawon Dunston Jr. was able to keep Augusta from being no-hit as he collected two hits in three at-bats.
  • Cory Taylor started for the GreenJackets going five innings and allowing just one run.
  • Reliever Heath Slatton pitched two innings of his own and struck out two while giving up just one hit and one walk.

Salem-Keizer Volcanoes

  • Eight Volcanoes hitters recorded hits but Salem-Keizer dropped their game to the Spokane Indians 10-7.
  • Third baseman Manuel Geraldo went 3 for 5 and center fielder Bryan Reynolds went 2 for 3 with three runs.
  • Catcher John Riley, who's had hits in seven of his last 10 games went 2 for 3 with two RBI.

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