San Francisco Giants reliever Santiago Casilla struggled in his third rehab appearance following knee surgery, and the San Jose Giants lost 4-2 to Visalia at Municipal Stadium on Thursday night.
Casilla allowed one run, four hits and one walk in just two-thirds of an inning. He was helped by a double-play grounder.
Brock Bond hit a solo shot in the eighth to cut the Giants' deficit to 4-1. It was his second homer of the season. San Jose added a run in the inning on Devin Harris' double play grounder.
The Giants' Adalberto Mejia (2-2, 3.63 ERA) was the tough-luck loser, allowing one run and five hits in six innings. He struck out seven.
The Rawhide's Eddie McKiernan (1-1, 3.75) pitched six shutout innings for the Cal League win.
San Jose's Aaron Gordon and the United States play Canada in Friday's quarterfinal round of the FIBA under-19 world championships in Prague, Czech Republic. Gordon, an Arizona signee, has averaged 13.5 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2 assists in six games for the unbeaten Americans. Saint Mary's signee Dane Pineau and Australia, which finished fourth in its group, will face Spain. Pineau has averaged 12.2 points and 7.8 rebounds per game in the tournament.
Ourwestcoastghost and jockey Abel Cedillo overtook Distinctiv Passion down the stretch and posted a 13/4 length win in the $75,000 Casual Lies Handicap at the Alameda County Fair. Ourwestcoastghost ($17.20), trained by D. Wayne Baker, ran six furlongs in 1:09.12 in beating runner-up Coach Bob. The 1-4 exacta paid $74.60. Distinctiv Passion faded to third. The winner earned $45,050 for owners Baker and Ron and Lillian Lang.
Senior two-meter Melissa Seidemann was named ACWPC Player of the Year to headline six Stanford women's water polo players selected to All-America teams. Seidemann and Maggie Steffens were named first-team All-Americans, Annika Dries and Kiley Neushul were selected to the second team, while Kate Baldoni and Kaley Dodson earned honorable mention. Cal's Emily Csikos was named to the second team, while teammate Dana Ochsner was third team and Breda Vosters honorable mention. Santa Clara's Julia Peters and San Jose State's Anna Natalizio and Timi Molnar also received honorable mention.
Former Stanford star Nneka Ogwumike had 15 points, and Los Angeles (7-4) breezed 97-89 over New York (5-6) and improved to 7-0 at home.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.