PCL notes: Beede building on staff success

Giants prospect back in bigs after dominant run with River Cats

Tyler Beede posted a 1.99 ERA over five Triple-A starts prior to his callup on May 9. (Kaylee Creevan/Sacramento River Cats)

By Chris Jackson | May 14, 2019 10:28 AM ET

Despite the offensive explosion at the Triple-A level, Giants righty Tyler Beede earned a return ticket to the Majors last week by building on the success of his fellow staff members in Sacramento.

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Williamson powers River Cats with trifecta

Giants outfielder blasts three of team's seven home runs in win

Mac Williamson has hit 97 homers across eight seasons between the Minors and the Majors. (Tim Cattera)

By Jordan Wolf | May 7, 2019 1:05 AM ET

San Francisco Giants outfielder Mac Williamson blasted three homers and drove in five runs in Triple-A Sacramento's 12-6 win over the Reno Aces on Monday.

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Wong hitless again for GreenJackets

Giants No. 7 prospect utilizes just 52 pitches over six innings

Jake Wong has gone six innings in three consecutive South Atlantic League outings. (Tony Farlow/Four Seam Images)

By Tyler Maun | May 5, 2019 5:51 PM ET

San Francisco's No. 7 prospect Jake Wong tossed six hitless innings for the second straight start, allowing just one baserunner as Class A Augusta beat Hagerstown, 3-2, in 11 innings.

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Giants' Webb suspended 80 games

Right-hander tested positive for performance-enhancer

Logan Webb was a fourth-round pick by the Giants in the 2014 Draft. (Kevin Pataky/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | May 1, 2019 11:09 AM ET

Giants No. 5 prospect Logan Webb has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for a banned performance-enhancing substance, the Commissioner's Office announced Wednesday.

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Giants' Wong keeps hits off board

Righty tosses six hitless frames for Class A Augusta

Jake Wong has struck out 49 batters over 50 innings in his first two Minor League seasons. (Jared Ravich/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | April 30, 2019 3:13 PM ET

Giants No. 7 prospect Jake Wong completed six no-hit innings, striking out six and allowing two walks, to lead Class A Augusta to a 5-1 win over Lexington on Tuesday.

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Giants' Gudino, Rays' Brown suspended

Bowling Green outfielder will miss 50 games for drug of abuse

Bryce Brown has three homers and 38 RBIs over 115 career games in the Rays system since 2017. (Nick Musial/MiLB.com)

By Danny Wild | April 26, 2019 5:58 PM ET

Rays outfield prospect Bryce Brown and Giants reliever Norwith Gudino were suspended on Friday after both tested positive for banned substances.

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Giants' Ramos to miss at least a month

No. 87 overall prospect sprained knee ligament in Cal League

Heliot Ramos ranks second in the California League with a .422 on-base percentage through 19 games. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | April 26, 2019 2:43 PM ET

Already on the injured list, Giants No. 2 prospect Heliot Ramos is expected to miss four or five weeks with a sprained ligament in his left knee.

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Hjelle thriving with higher pitch count

Giants No. 6 prospect records career highs in innings, K's

Sean Hjelle has pitched a South Atlantic League-leading 19 2/3 innings in four starts. (Tony Farlow/Four Seam Images)

By Duane Cross | April 20, 2019 9:47 PM ET

Giants No. 6 prospect Sean Hjelle worked a career-high six innings and allowed a hit and a walk while striking out six before Class A Augusta dropped a 3-1 decision to Charleston on Saturday.

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'Jackets' Rivera rebounds with hitless start

Giants No. 18 prospect tosses five innings after rough debut

Blake Rivera made nine appearances for Class A Short Season Salem-Keizer last summer after being drafted. (Jared Ravich/MiLB.com)

By Tyler Maun | April 16, 2019 10:20 PM ET

Giants No. 18 prospect Blake Rivera dealt five hitless innings on Tuesday, striking out five and walking two, as Class A Augusta shut down Greensboro, 3-1.

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Giants' Bart on IL with hand fracture

No. 22 overall prospect to wear cast, could miss four to six weeks

Joey Bart collected five extra-base hits through his first 10 games in the California League. (Tim Cattera/MiLB.com)

By Kelsie Heneghan | April 16, 2019 6:10 PM ET

Top San Francisco prospect Joey Bart will miss at least a month after fracturing his left hand when he was hit by a pitch in Monday's Class A Advanced San Jose Giants game.

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