The Giants had an off day but a big Rockies victory over the Dodgers allowed San Francisco to inch a bit closer to reclaiming their first place slot.
Sacramento River Cats
- The Cats busted against the Reno Aces and dropped the first game of a three-game set,
- Chris Heston was licked for six runs in four and 2/3 innings.
- Former big leaguer Mac Williamson went 2 for 3 for Sac and had the team's only run of the night.
- Shortsop Ruben Tejada added two hits as well and the smoking Austin Slater had a hit of his own.
- Slater, who absolutely crushed the Aces in Reno, going 12 for 19 with five HRs, in the series just over a week ago kept his bat working.
- Slater's average is now sitting above .300 for the Cats. In his past 10 games prior to tonight's action, Slater was batting .462 according to the team's website.
Richmond Flying Squirrels
- Tyler Beede was absolutely on fire on the mound for the Squirrels.
- Beede led Richmond to a 4-0 victory over Hartford as he pitched a complete game shutout and fanned 11 Goats.
- Shortstop C.J. Hinojosa had a big day at the plate and finished the game with three hits in four ABs.
- First baseman Chris Shaw had a solo blast in the sixth inning and the aforementioned Hinojosa followed up with one of his own.
San Jose Giants
- The Giants prepare for their second to last home series of the 2016 season against the Bakersfield Blaze.
- The series begins tomorrow at Municipal Stadium and wil be a three-game series.
- The GreenJackets, who are currently a half game out of first place in the SAL Southern for the second half, prepare for a series against the Lexington Legends.
- Augusta is a game ahead of the Charleston RiverDogs for the season, however.
- The GreenJackets, 4-6 in their last 10 games, hope to finish the season off strong and head into postseason play.
- Bryan Reynolds, who has now appeared in nine games for Augusta looks to continue moving up the ranks. Reynolds is batting .395 for Augusta so far.
- The Volcanoes earned a big win over the Vancouver Canadiens on Monday.
- The 13-4 victory was powered by home runs from right fielder Heath Quinn, catcher Zach Bowers and left fielder Julio Pena.
- Bowers finished the day 3 for 4 with three RBi.
- Second baseman Kevin Rivera went 2 for 5 and moved his hit-streak to seven games.
- Rivera is batting .350 in his last 10 according to the team's website.