Richmond Flying Squirrels

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The Flying Squirrels took advantage of nine hits, the San Jose Giants earned a series win and the GreenJackets got an extra-inning walk off on Thursday night.

Sacramento River Cats

The Cats had the day off on Thursday as they headed home to face Omaha in a series which starts Friday.

The Cats won 2-0 over the Rainiers on Wednesday to earn a series split.

Ty Blach continued his tear of the PCL as he pitched a two-hit shutout.

Blach struck out seven in his nine innings of work.

Travis Ishikawa homered for Sacramento and Austin Slater went 2 for 4 with two doubles and an RBI in the lead off role.

Richmond Flying Squirrels

The Squirrels salvaged the final game in a four game set against the Trenton Thunder with a 7-2 victory.

DH Tyler Horan and catcher Steven Lerud each had a pair of hits for Richmond.

Darren Ford went 1 for 2 with two walks and two runs.

Seven Squirrels had hits while four had RBI.

Andrew Suarez pitched six innings and allowed just one run as he earned his sixth win of the year.

The win evened his record at 6-6 for the season.

San Jose Giants

The Giants got a series win over the High Desert Mavericks with a 4-3 win.

High Desert scored a run in the ninth to make things a bit more interesting but ultimately fell.

Shortstop Rando Moreno, trying to improve on his low batting average, went 2 for 4 with a double.

Right fielder Dylan Davis hit his 10th home run of the season in the fifth inning as he went 1 for 2 with two RBI and two walks.

Davis earned his 27th and 28th RBI in the at bat.

Miguel Gomez, playing second base, went 1 for 4 with two RBI.

Dan Slania pitched a solid game as he went six innings and allowed no earned runs to earn his second win of the year.

Augusta GreenJackets

The GreenJackets got a 3-2 walk off victory over the Lexington Legends on Thursday.

Johneshwy Fargas went 2 for 5 in the lead off role and third baseman Dillon Dobson also added two hits, both doubles, for Augusta.

Skyler Ewing played the role of hero as he would single home the winning run in the 10th inning. 

It was Ewing's only hit on the night as he finished 1 for 5.

Connor Kaden pitched four innings of relief for the GreenJackets and gave the team a great chance to win heading to extras.

Kaden struck four out and only allowed four hits in his scoreless four innings.

Salem-Keizer Volcanoes

Volcanoes pitchers gave up three home runs and those proved to be the difference as Salem-Keizer lost 7-4.

The Emeralds and Volcanoes each had 10 hits but the Volcanoes had no homers on the night and seven on base as they went 2 for 11 with RISP.

Heath Quinn continued his impressive first season and went 3 for 4 with two RBI.

Quinn raised his average to .326 with the performance.

Shortstop Ryan Howard went 2 for 4 with an RBI as well for Salem-Keizer.

Garrett Williams pitched five strong innings and struck seven out while allowing one run.

Relief pitcher Nick Sabo took the loss as he allowed four runs in one inning of work.

Three Volcanoes had three strikeouts on the day as the team struck out 14 times on the night.


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