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Down on the Farm: 8/21/2017

AAA  Sacramento River Cats Defeated the Albuquerque Isotopes 4-2: Steven Duggar CF- 1 for 3, BB, SB(1).  BA= .333. Jae-Gyun Hwang 3B- 2 for 4, 2B.  BA= .291. Chris Shaw LF- 2 for 4, 2B.  BA= .289. Mac Williamson RF- 1 for 4, 2B.   BA= .240. Jose Flores RHP- 6 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 3 BB, 7 K’s.  ERA= 2.97

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Game Wrap 8/21/2017: Giants 2 Brewers 0

Chris Stratton and 3 Giants relievers combined for a 4-hit shutout against a good BrewCrew lineup.  Key Lines: Jarrett Parker LF- 2 for 3, BB, SB(2).  BA= .276.  Parker has a 7 game hit streak going and is 10 for 28 in that span.  Parker continues to make nice plays in LF.  He is listed as a negative

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Down on the Farm: 8/20/2017

AAA  Albuquerque Isotopes edged out the Sacramento River Cats 2-1: Chris Shaw LF- 1 for 4, HR(16).  BA= .286. Roberto Gomez RHP- 5.2 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 1 BB, 7 K’s.  ERA= 4.33. DJ Snelton LHP- 2.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 3 K’s.  ERA= 1.96.  Tyler Rogers RHP- 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K.  ERA= 2.05. -Gomez

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Game Wrap 8/20/2017: Phillies 5 Giants 2

It was Hunter Strickland’s turn to have a bullpen meltdown to ruin another QS by Madison Bumgarner.  Key Lines: Kelby Tomlinson 2B- 1 for 3, BB, SB(9).  BA= .261.  Kelby scored 1 of the Giants 2 runs and ran his hit streak to 7 games. Buster Posey C- 2 for 3, 2B, HBP.  BA= .321.  Buster wasn’

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Down on the Farm: 8/18/2017

AAA  Sacramento River Cats defeated he Reno Aces 7-3: Conor Gillespie 3B- 3 for 5.  BA= .278. Mac Williamson RF- 4 for 4, 2B, BB.  BA= .242. Chris Shaw LF- 2 for 4, SF.   BA= .287. Matt Gage LHP- 5.1 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 3 BB, 3 K’s.  ERA= 6.33. Derek Law RHP- 2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K.  ERA= 2.83. -Mac

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Down on the Farm: 8/17/2017

AAA Sacramento River Cats trumped(excuse the expression) the Reno Aces 7-4: Slade Heathcott CF- 2 for 5.  BA= .293. Chris Shaw LF- 2 for 5, 2B, HR(15).  BA= .284. Tim Fedorowicz C- 2 for 4, 2B, HR(9).  BA= .296. Andrew Suarez LHP- 5 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K’s, GO/AO= 8/2.  ERA= 3.25. -Will Heathcott

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Down on the Farm: 8/16/2017

AAA  Reno Aces aced out the Sacramento River Cats 4-0: Mac Williamson RF- 2 for 4, 2B.  BA= .235. Jose Flores RHP- 5 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 3 BB, 7 K’s.  ERA= 2.96. -Maybe Mac is finally getting some traction on the season? -Seems like the Giants should keep Flores around and give him a long look next spring

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Down on the Farm: 8/15/2017

AAA  Sacramento River Cats edged out the Reno Aces 7-6: Conor Gillaspie 1B- 2 for 5, 2B, SB(3).  BA= .242. Mac Williamson RF- 3 for 5, 2 HR(12).  BA= .232. Tim Fedorowicz C- 3 for 5, HR(8).  BA= .292. Roberto Gomez RHP- 5.2 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 4 K’s.  ERA= 4.41. Reyes Maronta RHP- 1 IP, 1 H

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Down on the Farm: 8/14/2017

AAA  Salt Lake City Bees swarmed the Sacramento River Cats 8-2: Slade Heathcott CF- 2 for 4, 2B.  BA= .286. Jae-Gyun Hwang 3B- 2 for 4.  BA= .291. Tim Fedorowicz C- 2 for 4, HR(7).  BA= .286. Casey Kelly RHP- 5.2 IP, 8 H, 7 R, 6 ER, 3 BB, 4 K’s.  ERA= 4.79. -Kelly fails to build on his last terrific

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Down on the Farm: 8/13/2017

AAA  Sacramento River Cats defeated the Salt Lake City Bees 5-3: Melvin Upton Jr. CF- 2 for 4.  BA= .381. Matt Gage LHP- 6 IP, 11 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 5 K’s.  ERA= 6.70. Derek Law RHP- 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K, Save(7).  ERA= 2.81. AA  Richmond Flying Squirrels blanked the Reading Fightin’ Phils 3-

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Down on the Farm: 8/12/2017

AAA  Salt Lake City Bees stung the Sacramento River Cats 3-1: Mac Williamson RF- 1 for 4, HR(10).  BA= .225. Andrew Suarez LHP- 8.1 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 8 K’s, GO/AO= 13/1.  ERA= 3.36. -Suarez took a 4-hit gem into the 9’th inning before allowing a single and double to put runners at 2’nd

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Down on the Farm: 8/11/2017

AAA  Sacramento River Cats quieted the Salt Lake City Bees: Jose Flores RHP- 5.1 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 6 K, GO/AO= 7/1.  ERA= 3.09. -This Flores guy seems like he might be a find.  In 8 starts since his promo to AAA, he’s struck out 46 batters against 13 BB’s in 46.2 IP.  He also keeps the ball

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Down on the Farm: 8/10/2017

AAA  Iowa Cubs edged out the Sacramento River Cats 2-1: Chris Shaw LF- 1 for 3, HR(14), BB.  BA= .292. Roberto Gomez RHP- 6 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 4 BB, 2 K’s.  ERA= 4.62. Derek Law RHP- 2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K’s.  ERA= 3.04. -Chris Shaw is hitting .359 with 4 dingers over his last 10 AB’s. -Derek

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Down on the Farm: 8/9/2017

AAA  Iowa Cubs defeated the Sacramento River Cats 7-3: Chris Shaw LF- 1 for 4, HR(13).  BA= .291. Trevor Brown C- 1 for 3, HR(1).  BA= .158. Jae-Gyun Hwang 3B- 2 for 4.  BA= .294. Casey Kelly RHP- 6 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 K’s.  ERA= 4.44. AA  Portland Sea Dogs pounded the Richmond Flying Squirrels

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Down on the Farm: 8/8/2017

AAA  Iowa Cubs outlasted the Sacramento River Cats 6-5 in 11 innings: Chris Shaw LF- 3 for 5, 2 2B.  BA= .292. Mac Williamson RF- 2 for 5, 2 2B.  BA= .224. Melvin Upton Jr. CF- 2 for 3, 2B.  BA= .333. Dusten Knight RHP- 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K’s. ERA= 3.18. Reyes Maronta RHP- 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1

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Game Wrap 8/8/2017: Giants 6 Cubs 3

Great pitching and 3-run home runs is a longstanding formula for baseball success.  Buster Posey supplied the 3-run dinger and Ty Blach the pitching as the Giants evened their series against the reigning WS champs.  Key Lines; Buster Posey 1B- 2 for 4, HR(12), SB(5).  BA= .322.  Buster also busted a

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