Salem-Keizer Volcanoes

San Francsico Giants Water Cooler: Joan Gregorio's Gem, Volcanoes Walk-Off

Everything you need to know about the Giants and their minor league affiliate's action from Friday.

Madison Bumgarner's strong outing wasn't enough for the Giants to earn their first win since the All-Star Break. The Giants fell to the Yankees 3-2. The Giants send Jeff Samardzija to the mound hping to get them on the winning track.

Sacramento River Cats

  • Joan Gregorio's had a stellar performance and earned his third win of the season for the Cats as they defeated the El Paso Chihuahuas.
Player IP H R ER BB SO
Joan Gregorio 7.0 4 1 1 0 9
  • Gregorio also went 1 or 3 at the plate.
  • The interior infielders held it down on the field as well as at the plate. Second baseman Kelby Tomlinson and shortstop Rando Moreno each had a pair of hits.
  • Tomlinson went 2 for 4 with a run scored and Moreno went 2 for 4 with a homer and two RBI.
  • Moreno is riding a four-game hitting streak and is batting .333 in his past 10 games.
  • Catcher Miguel Olivo's grand slam in the first inning was enough for the Cats who won 7-3.

Richmond Flying Squirrels

  • Richmond dropped a close one to the Harrisburg Senators.
  • The Squirrels only mustered five hits in the 2-1 loss.
  • Third baseman Ryder Jones went 1 for 4 and had the team's only RBI.
  • Richmond was 0 for 7 with RISP.

San Jose Giants

  • San Jose dropped the second game of the series to the Inland Empire 66ers 10-3.
  • Center fielder Ronnie Jebavy and left fielder Robbie Garvey each had two hits at the top of the order for the Giants.
  • The Giants had three errors in the contest, left 10 on base and went 1 for 10 with RISP.
  • Pitcher Jordan Johnson went six innings and allowed six earned runs.

Augusta GreenJackets

  • The GreenJackets lost 10-5 to the Asheville Tourists.
  • First baseman Skyler Ewing was the man of the game for Augusta going 3 for 4 with a home run.
  • Matt Sotter took the L as he went five innings and gave up six runs.
  • Ryan Koziol pitched a scoreless inning of work and had two Ks.
  • Koziol has a 1.08 ERA in his last 10 appearances.

Salem-Keizer Volcanoes

  • A high-scoring contest ended in a triumphant Volcanoes walk-off as Kevin Rivera was the hero with a single in the ninth that plated Gustavo Cabrera.
  • Right fielder Julio Pena went 3 for 4 with two runs and an RBI after he entered the game for Giants 2016 draftee Bryan Reynolds.
  • Reynolds was tossed for arguing balls and strikes.
  • Another 2016 draft pick, Gio Brusa, went 2 for 3 with two runs, a double, home run and four RBI for Salem-Keizer.
  • First baseman Ryan Kirby added three hits as well and had a home run and three RBI.
  • CJ Gettman pitched the ninth and got the win when the Volcanoes walked off. 
  • Gettman struck out all three batters he faced.


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