San Jose Giants first baseman Brian Ragira has been having a career month. He entered Wednesday night's game with a .309/.397/.655 line in August, and proceeded to raise all those averages in a huge 13-0 win for the Giants.
Ragira picked up five hits, including a double and a grand slam — his 19th home run of the year.
Check out MiLB.com's story on Ragira's career night here.
—Salem-Keizer Volcanoes outfielder Austin Slater hit his first career home run as a professional as part of a 3-2 win in Spokane over the Indians. The Stanford product has a .314 average and 20 RBIs in 25 games.
—Chase Johnson dealt today for the Augusta GreenJackets, striking out nine over seven scoreless innings.
—Grizzlies catcher Trevor Brown is quietly doing a great job filling in for Andrew Susac in Fresno. Though he is splitting time with Guillermo Quiroz, Brown has picked up 19 hits in 18 games and owns a .310 average in 62 at-bats. Brown began the year in San Jose but has been called up multiple times to Fresno when the team was in need of a catcher.
Top-20 Prospect Roundup
- Kyle Crick: DNP
- Tyler Beede: DNP
- Andrew Susac: DNP
- Adalberto Mejia: DNP
- Keury Mella: 5 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
- Ty Blach: DNP
- Clayton Blackburn: 1.2, 7 H, 7 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 HR
- Chris Stratton: DNP
- Aramis Garcia: 0-for-4, 3 SO
- Steven Okert: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
- Luis Ysla: DNP
- Christian Arroyo: DNP
- Ryder Jones: 0-for-3, BB, 2 SO
- Mac Williamson: Out for season
- Derek Law: Out for season
- Kendry Flores: DNP
- Matt Duffy: 2-for-3, R, 2B, BB
- Joan Gregorio: DNP
- Mike Kickham: DNP
- Gary Brown: 1-for-4, R, SO