Avelino, River Cats sweep way to PCL title

Giants No. 28 prospect plates go-ahead runs in eighth inning

Sacramento celebrates the Giants' first Triple-A championship in 42 years. (Sacramento River Cats)

By Jordan Wolf | September 14, 2019 12:31 AM ET

Giants No. 27 prospect Abiatal Avelino drove in the go-ahead runs in the eighth inning as Sacramento beat Round Rock, 7-5, to complete a three-game sweep in the PCL Championship Series.

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Adames puts Cats in PCL driver's seat

Giants infielder hits go-ahead homer for 2-0 lead in Finals

Cristhian Adames batted .278/.366/.532 with 28 extra-base hits and 39 RBIs in 61 games this season. (Sacramento River Cats)

By Michael Avallone | September 12, 2019 1:11 AM ET

Cristhian Adames slugged a tiebreaking homer and drove in two runs as Triple-A Sacramento beat Round Rock, 4-2, to take a 2-0 series lead in the Pacific Coast League Finals.

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Avelino, River Cats walk off in Game 1

Giants No. 27 drives home winning run in ninth inning

Abiatal Avelino is mobbed by teammates after putting Sacramento two wins from a PCL title. (Ralph Thompson/Sacramento River Cats)

By Shlomo Sprung | September 11, 2019 2:10 AM ET

Giants No. 27 prospect Abiatal Avelino delivered a walk-off single in the ninth inning to give Sacramento an 8-7 win over Round Rock in Game 1 of the Pacific Coast League Championship Series.

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Houchins helps River Cats hold off Aviators

Infielder homers on two-hit night as Sacramento forces Game 5

Zach Houchins, who hit his 11th homer on the last day of the season, swatted one in Game 4. (Ralph Thompson/Sacramento River Cats)

By Katie Woo | September 8, 2019 2:29 AM ET

The Sacramento River Cats forced a winner-take-all Game 5 in the Pacific Coast League semifinals, as Zach Houchins' homer helped beat the Las Vegas Aviators.

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2019 Pacific Coast League playoff preview

Express, Cubs seek first PCL title; Aviators face River Cats

Iowa's Colin Rea is PCL Pitcher of the Year; top A's prospect Jesus Lazardo boosted Las Vegas down the stretch. (Dylan Heuer, Jerry Espinoza)

By Chris Jackson | September 4, 2019 12:32 PM ET

The Pacific Coast League playoffs have a much different look than last year's edition as all four postseason teams -- Round Rock, Iowa, Sacramento and Las Vegas -- did not qualify in 2018.

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Shaw seals River Cats' title with trifecta

San Francisco's No. 21 prospect plated career-high seven runs

Chris Shaw has clubbed 28 homers across two Minor League levels this season. (Stephen Smith/Four Seam Images via AP)

By Katie Woo | August 30, 2019 1:18 AM ET

San Francisco Giants No. 21 prospect Chris Shaw drove in a career-high seven runs on his milestone night in Triple-A Sacramento's 10-2 win over Reno on Thursday.

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Bart finishing strong for Flying Squirrels

Top Giants prospect posts second four-hit game this week

Joey Bart has raised his average by more than 100 points in the course of a week. (Patrick Cavey/MiLB.com)

By Joe Bloss | August 29, 2019 10:55 PM ET

Top San Francisco Giants prospect Joey Bart notched his second four-hit game this week, leading Double-A Richmond to a 9-5 win over Erie on Thursday night.

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Bart posts first four-hit game for Richmond

Top Giants prospect doubles, scores twice, drives in run in win

Joey Bart raised his Double-A average to .259 with three homers and six RBIs with the Flying Squirrels. (Trey Wison)

By Brian Stultz | August 26, 2019 11:15 PM ET

Top San Francisco Giants prospect Joey Bart went 4-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI as Double-A Richmond defeated Erie, 7-6, on Monday night.

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Hawkins nets hat trick in San Jose rout

Giants outfielder goes 5-for-6, drives in career-high six runs

Courtney Hawkins has homered 12 times in the month of August. (Shelly Valenzuela/San Jose Giants)

By Katie Woo | August 26, 2019 1:30 AM ET

Giants outfielder Courtney Hawkins set career highs with five hits, three homers and six RBIs, leading Class A Advanced San Jose to a 15-1 romp over Stockton on Sunday night.

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Giants' Luciano, Bishop land on IL

Top prospects shelved by Class A Short Season Salem-Keizer

Marco Luciano is hitting .302/.417/.564 with 10 homers and 42 RBIs in 47 games across two levels. (Jared Ravich/MiLB.com)

By Daren Smith | August 24, 2019 2:53 AM ET

Infielder Marco Luciano and outfielder Hunter Bishop, two of the Giants' top four prospects, were placed on the injured list Friday by Class A Short Season Salem-Keizer.

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