Giants Minor League Performance - July 19-25

Stats on who in the Giants Farm System has done well or poorly in the week or so before July 25, 2004

Fresno Grizzlies

These stats cover games from July 19th to July 25th.

Hot:

  • Todd Linden hit .276/.344/.690/1.033 in 29 AB, with 3 HR, 5 runs, 8 RBI (2nd best), 9 strikeouts (team worst)
  • Dave Doster hit .448/.500/.690/1.190 in 29 AB, with 4 2B (team best), 1 HR, 8 runs (team best), 5 RBI
  • Damon Minor hit .348/.444/.609/1.053 in 23 AB, with 1 HR, 3 runs, 5 RBI
  • Tony Torcato hit .346/.346/.462/.808 in 26 AB, with 3 2B, 2 runs, 7 RBI
  • Brad Hennessey started 1 game, 7 IP, giving up 5 hits and 3 walks, with 4 strikeouts (0 runs)
  • David Aardsma closed 3 games, 3.1 IP, 4 hits, 3 walks, 6 strikeouts, 3 saves (1 runs, 1 earned)
  • Kevin Correia relieved 4 games, finished 3, 4 IP, 5 hits, 1 walk, 3 strikeouts (0 runs)
  • Kevin Walker relieved 3 games, 5.1 IP, 4 hits, 1 walk, 4 strikeouts (2 runs, 2 earned)
  • Leo Estrella relieved 3 games, 6 IP, 7 hits, 1 walk, 3 strikeouts (1 run, 1 earned)
  • Ryan Jensen started 1 game, 8.1 IP, 4 hits, 3 walks, 3 strikeouts (2 runs, 2 earned)

    Not:

  • Craig Kuzmic hit .125/.263/.125/.388 in 16 AB, 1 run, 0 RBI, 6 strikeouts
  • Chad Zerbe started 1 game, 5.2 IP, 9 hits, 2 walks, 2 strikeouts (4 runs, 4 earned)
  • Jason Jacome relieved 2 games, 5.1 IP, 7 hits, 2 walks, 2 strikeouts (4 runs, 4 earned)
  • Jack Taschner started 2 games, 9.1 IP, 13 hits, 5 walks, 9 strikeouts (9 runs, 6 earned)
  • Noah Lowry started 2 games, 5.1 IP, 8 hits, 1 walk, 5 strikeouts (5 runs, 5 earned)

    Norwich Navigators

    These stats cover games from July 19th to July 25th. Merkin Valdez has been moved to a relief role.

    Hot:

  • Mike Cervenak hit .519/.552/.778/1.330 in 27 AB, 4 2B (team best), 1 HR, 5 runs, 9 RBI (team best)
  • Doug Clark hit .357/.438/.393/.830 in 28 AB, 6 runs (tied team best), 2 RBI
  • Julian Benavidez hit .333/.391/.571/.963 in 21 AB, 3 2B, 2 runs, 5 RBI
  • Justin Knoedler hit .391/.440/.478/.918 in 23 AB, 3 runs, 2 RBI
  • Alberto Montes closed 3 games, 2 saves, 3 IP, 3 hits, 0 walks, 1 strikeout (1 run, 1 earned)
  • Luke Anderson relieved 3 games, 3 IP, 2 hits, 0 walks, 1 strikeout (0 runs)
  • Matt Cain started 1 game, 6 IP, 2 hits, 5 walks, 6 strikeouts (1 run, 1 earned)
  • Merkin Valdez relieved 1 game, 1 IP, 1 walk (0 runs)
  • Pat Misch started 1 game, 7 IP, 6 hits, 0 walks, 5 strikeouts (3 runs, 3 earned)
  • Scott Munter relieved 3 games, 7.2 IP, 7 hits, 1 walk, 4 strikeouts (2 runs, 2 earned)

    Not:

  • Angel Chavez hit .154/.214/.154/.368 in 26 AB, 4 runs, 2 RBI
  • Chris Curry hit .080/.115/.080/.195 in 25 AB, 1 run, 3 RBI, 10 strikeouts (team worst)
  • Dan Ortmeier hit .000/.000/.000/.000 in 9 AB, 3 strikeouts
  • Billy Sadler relieved 1 game, 2.1 IP, 5 hits, 0 walks, 3 strikeouts (3 runs, 3 earned)

    San Jose Giants

    These stats cover games from July 19th to July 25th.

    Hot:

  • Brian Buscher hit .375/.423/.625/1.048 in 24 AB, 1 HR, 8 runs (team best), 6 RBI (2nd best)
  • Anthony LaBarbera hit .318/.444/.545/.990 in 22 AB, 1 HR, 6 runs (2nd), 4 RBI, 3 SB (team best)
  • Brad Vericker hit .348/.423/.522/.945 in 23 AB, 1 HR, 4 runs, 8 RBI (team best)
  • Fred Lewis hit .261/.370/.609/.979 in 23 AB, 3 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 4 runs, 4 RBI
  • Anthony Pannone relieved 2 games, 3.2 IP, 2 hits, 0 walks, 4 strikeouts (0 runs)
  • Jackson Markert relieved 2 games, 2.1 IP, 1 hit, 2 walks, 3 strikeouts (0 runs)

    Not: Julio Cordido hit .167/.200/.250/.450 in 24 AB, 4 runs, 2 RBI, 6 strikeouts

  • Randy Walter hit .214/.267/.357/.624 in 14 AB, 1 run, 1 RBI, 4 strikeouts
  • Aaron Hornostaj hit .214/.214/.286/.500 in 14 AB, 2 runs, 5 RBI
  • Jeremy Accardo relieved 2 games, 1.2 IP, 6 hits (3 runs, 3 earned)
  • James Garcia relieved 2 games, 3 IP, 3 hits, 3 walks, 2 strikeouts (3 runs, 3 earned)

    Hagerstown Suns

    These stats cover games from July 19th to July 25th. Aaron Sobieraj was promoted from Salem-Keizer to Hagerstown.

    Hot:

  • Mike Wagner hit .333/.400/.815/1.215 in 27 AB, 4 HR (team best), 6 runs (team best), 6 RBI (tied team best)
  • Pat Dobson hit .286/.375/.429/.804 in 21 AB, 3 2B, 3 runs, 3 RBI
  • Jason Columbus hit .231/.355/.423/.778 in 26 AB, 2 2B, 1 HR, 4 runs, 6 RBI (tied team best)
  • Aaron Sobieraj relieved 2 games, 5.1 IP, 2 hits, 2 walks, 4 strikeouts (0 runs); doing very well converting to pitching
  • Joe Bateman relieved 2 games, 5.1 IP, 6 hits, 1 walk, 8 strikeouts (1 run, 1 earned)
  • Jesse Floyd relieved 2 games, 5 IP, 2 hits, 2 walks, 8 strikeouts (1 run, 1 earned)
  • Mike Musgrave started 1 game, 5 IP, 5 hits, 0 walks, 6 strikeouts (1 run, 1 earned)
  • Tim Alvarez relieved 3 games, 1 save, 4.1 IP, 1 hits, 2 walks, 4 strikeouts (0 runs)

    Not:

  • Derek Barrows hit .167/.200/.208/.408 in 24 AB, 1 run, 1 RBI, 6 strikeouts
  • Johany Abreu hit .182/.182/.273/.455 in 11 AB, 0 run, 1 RBI, 7 strikeouts (team worst)
  • Jon Armitage hit .231/.259/.231/.490 in 26 AB, 2 runs, 0 RBI, 5 strikeouts
  • Jesse Schmidt hit .048/.167/.190/.357 in 21 AB, 3 runs, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 5 strikeouts
  • Travis Ishikawa hit .167/.231/.250/.481 in 24 AB, 2 runs, 1 3B, 0 RBI, 6 strikeouts
  • Brian Wilson relieved 2 games, 0.2 IP, 1 hits, 1 walk, 0 strikeout (2 run, 2 earned)
  • Juan Serrato started 2 games, 11 IP, 16 hits, 2 walks, 6 strikeouts (9 runs, 6 earned)
  • Omar Anez started 1 game, 4.2 IP, 11 hits, 2 walks, 3 strikeouts (9 runs, 9 earned)
  • Ryan Sadowski started 2 games, 8.2 IP, 8 hits, 8 walks, 10 strikeouts (10 runs, 10 earned)

    Salem-Keizer Volcanoes

    These stats cover games from July 19th to July 25th. Aaron Sobieraj was promoted to Hagerstown. Kevin Jenson was demoted, presumably to Arizona. Kyle Haines, Eddy Martinez-Esteve, Justin Hedrick and Matt Minor were added to the roster.

    Hot:

  • Kyle Bone hit .227/.261/.545/.806 in 22 AB, 2 HR, 3 runs, 8 RBI (team best)
  • Simon Klink hit .357/.400/.464/.864 in 28 AB, 3 2B (team best), 3 runs, 4 RBI, 0 strikeouts (!)
  • Eddy Martinez-Esteve hit .321/.367/.393/.760 in 28 AB, 2 2B, 7 runs (team best), 6 RBI (2nd best), 5 strikeouts (tied team worst)
  • Adalberto Paulino hit .323/.323/.355/.677 in 31 AB, 5 runs, 6 RBI
  • Jose Yens hit .333/.375/.500/.875 in 30 AB, 6 runs, 2 2B, 1 HR, 1 RBI 0 strikeouts (!)
  • Michael Kunes relieved 3 games, 5.1 IP, 3 hits, 0 walk, 3 strikeouts (0 runs)
  • Matt Minor relieved 2 games, 1 save, 2 IP, 2 hits, 0 walks, 1 strikeout (0 runs)
  • Anthony Moreno relieved 2 games, 7 IP, 5 hits, 1 walks, 7 strikeouts (2 runs, 2 earned)

    Not:

  • Clay Timpner hit .120/.267/.120/.387 in 25 AB, 4 runs, 2 RBI, 5 strikeouts
  • Maximo Feliz hit .214/.214/.214/.429 in 14 AB, 2 runs, 0 RBI
  • Charlie Babineaux hit .091/.167/.091/.258 in 11AB, 0 run, 1 RBI, 4 strikeouts
  • Will Thompson hit .000/.167/.000/.167 in 10 AB, 1 run, 1 RBI
  • Geno Espineli relieved 2 games, 4 IP, 7 hits, 1 walk, 3 strikeouts (3 runs, 3 earned)
  • Jesus Reina started 1 game, 1.1 IP, 6 hits, 2 walks, 2 strikeouts (6 runs, 5 earned)
  • Craig Whitaker started 1 game, 3.2 IP, 3 hits, 6 walks, 4 strikeouts (3 runs, 2 earned)



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