Giants Minor League Performance - July 12-18

Stats on who in the Giants Farm System has done well or poorly in the week or so before July 18, 2004

Fresno Grizzlies

These stats cover games from July 12th to July 18th. Only four games were played because of the All-Star Break. Adam Pettyjohn was released (and subsequently traded to the A's for future cash considerations) and Brad Hennessey was promoted to Fresno.

Hot:

  • Craig Kuzmic hit .400/.455/.800/1.255 in 10 AB, with 1 homer, 2 runs, 2 RBI
  • Todd Linden hit .267/.353/.667/1.020 in 15 AB, with 2 homers, 3 runs (team best), 6 RBI (team best)
  • Dave Doster hit .333/.375/.533/.908 in 15 AB, with 3 doubles (team best), 2 runs. Set team record for consecutive games with a hit at 23.
  • Adam Shabala hit .333/.500/.444/.944 in 9 AB, with 2 runs and 3 BB (team best)
  • Brad Hennessey started 1 game, 7.2 IP, giving up 3 hits and 0 walks, 2 strikeouts (1 run, 1 earned)
  • Chad Zerbe started 1 game, 7 IP, giving up 5 hits and 2 walks, 2 strikeouts (2 runs, 1 earned)
  • Noah Lowry started 1 game, 7 IP, giving up 9 hits and 1 walk, 6 strikeouts (3 runs, 2 eanred)
  • David Aardsma relieved 2 games, 2.1 IP, giving up 1 hit and 1 walk, 0 strikeouts (0 runs), 2 saves

    Not:

  • Trey Lunsford hit .267/.267/.267/.533 in 15 AB
  • Ryan Jensen started 1 game, 6 IP, giving up 5 hits and 3 walks, 2 strikeouts (5 runs, 5 earned)
  • Lee Gardner relieved 1 game, 1 IP, giving up 4 hits and 0 walks, 0 strikeouts (3 runs, 3 earned)

    Norwich Navigators

    These stats cover games from July 12th to July 18th. Only four games were played because of the All-Star Break. Angel Chavez, Billy Sadler, and Merkin Valdez was promoted to Norwich, Tomas Garrido was assigned to Norwich, while Jeremy Accardo and Julio Cordido was demoted to San Jose and Brad Hennessey was promoted to Fresno.

    Hot:

  • Justin Knoedler hit .533/.611/.733/1.344 in 15 AB, with 1 homer, 6 runs (team best), 2 RBI
  • Mike Cervenak hit .429/.500/.714/1.214 in 14 AB, with 2 runs, 2 RBI
  • Julian Benavidez hit .250/.500/.625/1.125 in 8 AB, with 1 homer, 4 runs, 2 RBI
  • Derek McMains hit .474/.474/.632/1.105 in 19 AB, with 1 homer, 3 runs, 6 RBI (team best)
  • Matt Cain started 1 game, 6 IP, giving up 5 hits and 4 walks, 4 strikeouts (2 runs, 2 earned)
  • Pat Misch started 1 game, 9 IP (Complete game), giving up 5 hits and 0 walks, 7 strikeouts (0 runs)
  • Billy Sadler relieved 2 games, 3.1 IP, giving up 2 hits and 2 walks, 2 strikeouts (1 run, 1 earned)
  • Matt Palmer relieved 2 games, 3.2 IP, giving up 1 hit and 1 walk, 6 strikeouts (0 runs)

    Not:

  • Doug Clark hit .059/.158/.059/.217 in 17 AB, with 3 runs, and 5 strikeouts
  • Bryan Carter hit .176/.222/.176/.399 in 17 AB
  • Merkin Valdez started 1 game, 5 IP, giving up 5 hits and 2 walks, 3 strikeouts (4 runs, 4 earned)

    San Jose Giants

    These stats cover games from July 12th to July 18th. Angel Chavez, Billy Sadler, and Merkin Valdez was promoted to Norwich, while Jeremy Accardo and Julio Cordido was demoted to San Jose. Garrett Broshuis was promoted to San Jose from Salem-Keizer.

    Hot:

  • Anthony LaBarbera hit .333/.419/.556/.975 in 27 AB, with 2 homers, 2 runs, 4 RBI (tied 2nd best)
  • Fred Lewis hit .321/.525/.500/1.025 in 28 AB, with 1 homer, 6 runs (2nd best), 4 RBI (tied 2nd best), but 9 strikeouts
  • Carlos Sosa hit .346/.393/.423/.816 in 26 AB, with 7 runs (team best), 5 RBI (team best)
  • Brion Treadway started 1 game, 8 IP, giving up 5 hits and 1 walk, 4 strikeouts (1 runs, 1 earned)
  • Garrett Broshuis started 1 game, 5 IP, giving up 7 hits and 1 walk, 6 strikeouts (2 runs, 1 earned)
  • James Garcia relieved 3 games, 8.2 IP, giving up 6 hits and 3 walks, 9 strikeouts (1 run, 1 earned)
  • Jackson Markert relieved 5 games, 5.1 IP, giving up 4 hits and 3 walks, 5 strikeouts (0 runs)

    Not:

  • Dan Trumble hit .043/.154/.174/.328 in 23 AB, with 1 homer, 3 runs, 4 RBI, 11 strikeouts (team worst)
  • Nate Schierholtz hit .129/.156/.194/.350 in 31 AB, with 1 triple, 2 runs, 1 RBI, 7 strikeouts
  • Julio Pavon started 2 games, 9.1 IP, giving up 14 hits and 2 walks, 9 strikeouts (9 runs, 8 earned)

    Hagerstown Suns

    These stats cover games from July 12th to July 18th.

    Hot:

  • Jon Armitage hit .391/.440/.565/1.005 in 23 AB, with 1 homer, 4 runs, 6 RBI (tied team best)
  • Pat Dobson hit .320/.320/.640/.960 in 25 AB, with 2 homers, 4 runs, 4 RBI
  • Travis Ishikawa hit .333/.385/.542/.926 in 24 AB, with 1 homer, 5 runs (team best), 5 RBI (3rd best)
  • Jesse Floyd relieved 2 games, 5.2 IP, giving up 3 hits and 1 walk, 7 strikeouts (0 runs)
  • Joe Bateman relieved 3 games, 5.2 IP, giving up 5 hits and 1 walk, 7 strikeouts (2 runs, 2 earned)

    Not:

  • Juan Serrato started 1 game, 4.1 IP, giving up 9 hits and 3 walks, 1 strikeout (8 runs, 3 earned)
  • Christopher George relieved 1 game, 1.2 IP, giving up 5 hits and 2 walks, 1 strikeout (5 runs, 5 earned)
  • Sean Martin relieved 1 game, 2 IP, giving up 5 hits and 3 walks, 2 strikeouts (7 runs, 7 earned)

    Salem-Keizer Volcanoes

    These stats cover games from July 12th to July 18th.

    Hot:

  • Will Thompson hit .409/.552/.591/1.143 in 22 AB, 1 homer, 9 runs (team best), 6 RBI (tied 2nd), 7 walks (team best)
  • Charlie Babineaux hit .308/.308/.615/.923 in 26 AB, 2 homers (team best), 4 runs, 6 RBI (tied 2nd), 11 strikeouts (team worst)
  • Brian Horwitz hit .250/.323/.536/.858 in 28 AB, 2 homers (team best), 6 runs (2nd best), 7 RBI (team best)
  • Anthony Moreno relieved 3 games, 10 IP, giving up 3 hits and 2 walks, 7 strikeouts (1 run, 1 earned)

    Not:

  • Adalberto Paulino hit .000/.000/.000/.000 in 12 AB, 0 walks, 2 strikeouts
  • Brad Groth hit .000/.143/.000/.143 in 12 AB, 2 walks, 4 strikeouts
  • Kevin Jenson relieved 1 game, 2.2 IP, giving up 4 hits and 1 walk, 5 striketous (3 runs, 3 earned)
  • Doug Mackay started 1 game, 2 IP, giving up 4 hits and 2 walks, 2 strikeouts (4 runs, 4 earned)
  • John Odom started 1 game and relieved 2 games, 7.2 IP, giving up 22 hits and 2 walks, 6 strikeouts (16 runs, 15 earned)
  • Jesus Reina started 1 game and relieved 1 games, 2 IP, giving up 12 hits and 1 walk, 2 strikeouts (9 runs, 6 earned)
  • Darren Sack started 1 game, 3.2 IP, giving up 7 hits and 2 walks, 0 strikeouts (4 runs, 4 earned)
  • Craig Whitaker started 1 game, 3.2 IP, giving up 5 hits and 3 walks, 4 strikeouts (5 runs, 5 earned)



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