Tyler White hits his seventh home run in 21 games with Fresno, and Jon Singleton also homers to back seven strong innings from Cesar Valdez as the Grizzlies beat New Orleans 6-2 in the Pacific Coast League.
The Grizzlies set a franchise record with five players sent to all-star games this season. Brady Rodgers, Mike Hauschild and James Hoyt will play in the Triple-A All-Star Game. Shortstop Alex Bregman and pitcher Joe Musgrove shined in the All-Star Futures Game.
The Fresno Grizzlies take two of three from their rival Sacramento River Cats with a 5-2 win Wednesday. The Grizzlies now enter the second half of their eight-game home stand, hosting the Reno Aces beginning Thursday.
Playing in his first game at Chukchansi Park, top prospect Alex Bregman launched two home runs and finished with three RBIs as the Fresno Grizzlies defeated the Sacramento River Cats 4-1 on Monday before an announced crowd of 11,652 on the Fourth of July.
Fresno Grizzlies designated hitter Tyler talks about starting the season in the majors with the Houston Astros but then returning to Triple-A with the Fresno Grizzlies: "I just want to play my best." -- Bryant-Jon Anteola
Fresno Grizzlies DH Tyler White on returning to Triple-A
See Tim Lincecum's return to Fresno at Chukchansi Park
Los Angeles Dodgers pitching prospect Julio Urias meets media during series vs. Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies
Houston Astros prospect Joe Musgrove debuts with Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies