Fresno Grizzlies

Grizzlies Report for Aug. 23: Off day

Grizzlies on Monday: Coming off their final off day of the regular season, the Fresno Grizzlies begin an eight-game road trip that starts with four against the Iowa Cubs. The Grizzlies (78-49) own the best record in Triple-A and their magic number is down to four to lock up the Pacific Coast League’s Pacific Northern Division. Grizzlies RH Dan Straily (10-6, 3.58 ERA), who leads Fresno in wins, gets the start against Cubs LH Eric Jokisch (3-3, 4.76). First pitch is 4:38 p.m.

Stat of the day: .320 – Batting average of outfielder Preston Tucker while he was with the Grizzlies the first 25 games. The 25-year-old was optioned back to the Grizzlies on Saturday after spending the majority of the season with the parent-club Houston Astros. Tucker also had 10 homers and 32 RBIs before his major league call-up.