Daily Farm Round-Up: 4-19-13
Offense was not a problem for any of the Padres farm teams; Lake Elsinore scored the least amount of runs tonight with 6. Due to a great start by Matthew Andriese and a great night at the plate from Jake Blackwood, the Missions blew out the RockHounds 10-0. Robbie Erlin collected his 2nd win of the year as the T-Pads beat down the Bees. Pitching let the Storm down as they fell to 5-10 and the TinCaps defeated the Lugnuts in Joe Ross’ 3rd start of the year.
Hitting Player of the Day: Jake Blackwood
Pitching Prospect of the Day: Matthew Andriese
Tucson Padres 12, Salt Lake Bees 4
Jaff Decker-RF: 0-3, 2BB, K, Run scored
Travis Buck-LF: 1-4, HR(2), 3RBI, BB, 2 Runs scored
Daniel Robertson-CF: 2-3, 3b, 2BB, 4 Runs scored
Jonathan Galvez-3B: 2-4, 2b, 3RBI, K, Run scored
Brandon Allen-1B: 1-3, RBI, 2BB
Cody Decker-DH: 1-3, 2b, RBI, BB, K, Run scored
Dean Anna-SS: 1-2, 2b, BB, Run scored
Robbie Erlin-SP: 5.0 IP, 5H, 2ER, 3BB, K, HR Allowed
Notes: Robbie Erlin collected his second win in a row after throwing 5 strong innings. His ERA is 4.73 on the year, and he has 10 strikeouts in 13.1 innings pitched. Travis Buck continues to punish the baseball; he has a whopping 15 RBI over his last 10 games and is hitting .378 on the year. After going hitless for 2 straight games, Jonathan Galvez got back on track with a multi-hit game; he drove in 3 runs to raise his RBI total to 9.
San Antonio Missions 10, Midland RockHounds 0
Reymond Fuentes-RF: 2-4, RBI, BB, K, 2 Runs scored
Rico Noel-CF: 0-3, RBI, 2BB, K, Run scored, SB(10)
Justin Miller-LF: 2-4, RBI, BB, K, Run scored
Tommy Medica-DH: 0-4, RBI, BB, K, Run scored
Jake Blackwood-3B: 4-5, 3RBI, 2 Runs scored
A.J. Kirby-Jones-1B: 3-4, RBI, BB, K, Run scored
Matthew Andriese-SP: 5.0 IP, 3H, 0R, BB, 5K (W, 2-0)
Notes: Matthew Andriese turns in his 3rd solid start in a row; in 3 starts this season he’s thrown 15 innings with only 10 hits, 3 walks, and 2 runs allowed with 14 strikeouts. Kirby-Jones collected his 2nd 3 hit game over his last 3 games. He’s hitting .412 on the year. Jake Blackwood has quietly had an extremely strong start to the season; he has hit safely in 9 of his last 10 games with a home run 10 RBI. He is hitting .404 over 57 AB’s.
Lake Elsinore Storm 6, Visalia Rawhide 8
Travis Jankowski-CF: 2-4, 3b, RBI, BB, 2K
Jace Peterson-SS: 0-4, RBI, BB, Run scored
Cory Spangenberg-2B: 0-4, BB, K
Yeison Asencio-RF: 2-5, RBI, K
Kyle Gaedele-DH: 1-4, BB, 2K, Run scored
Austin Hedges-C: 2-5, RBI, 2K, Run scored
Brandon Alger-SP: 1.1 IP, 6H, 7ER, BB, 2K, HR Alowed
Notes: Despite an awful start by Brandon Alger, the Storm only lost by 2 runs against the Rawhide. Travis Jankowski extended his hitting streak to 7 games and has 2 triples over his last 3 games. He also has at least one RBI in 4 of his last 6 games; he’s hot. Austin Hedges’ bat is warming up; he is now on a modest 3 game hitting streak with multiple hits in his last 2 games. He’s hitting .217 on the year.
Fort Wayne TinCaps 7, Lansing Lugnuts 3
Mallex Smith-DH: 2-6
Maxx Tissenbaum-2B: 1-5, RBI, Run scored
Jeremy Baltz-LF: 1-5, 2K
Dane Phillips-C: 1-3, BB, K, Run scored
Gabriel Quintana-3B: 3-5, 2RBI, Run scored
Alberth Martinez-CF: 2-4, 2RBI, Run scored
Joe Ross-SP: 4.2 IP, 3H, 2ER, 4BB, 3K
Notes: Joe Ross’ scoreless inning streak ended at 12 today. Ross ended up allowing 2 runs in just under 5 innings of work as the TinCaps ended up solidly defeating the Lugnuts. Jeremy Baltz ended a 3 game hitless streak, yet he still struck out twice. Overall, he’s hitting just .213 on the year with 3 Home Runs. The win tonight gave the TinCaps a winning record at 7-6.