Daily Farm Round-Up: 4-7-14
The Chihuahuas used 4 home runs to win a shootout. The Missions won a close won due to the bats of Jace Peterson and Rymer Liriano while the Storm’s offense spoiled a strong start from Bryan Rodriguez. Fort Wayne had the day off.
Hitting Prospect of the Day: Brooks Conrad
Pitching Prospect of the Day: Bryan Rodriguez
El Paso Chihuahuas 9, Tacoma Rainiers 5
Reymond Fuentes – CF: 0-4, BB, K, Run scored
Brooks Conrad – 2B: 1-4, GS(2), 4RBI, BB, K, Run scored
Jeff Francoeur – LF: 1-5, HR(2), RBI, K, Run scored
Kyle Blanks – RF: 1-4, HR(2), RBI, K, Run scored
Cody Decker – 1B: 0-3, K, Run scored
Adam Moore – C: 2-3, HR(1), 2RBI, BB, K, 2 Runs scored
Brandon Kloess – SP: 6.0 IP, 4H, 3ER, BB, K, 2 HR Allowed
Notes: The Chihuahuas displayed their power as they smacked 4 home runs as a team, including a grand slam from Brooks Conrad. Kyle Blanks has now homered in consecutive games; he has exactly 1 hit in every game he’s played this season. Jeff Francoeur smacked his 2nd home run of the year; 3 of his 4 hits have gone for extra bases.
San Antonio Missions 5, Tulsa Drillers 4
Travis Jankowski – CF: 1-5, 2K, Run scored
Cory Spangenberg – 2B: 1-3, BB, Run scored
Jace Peterson – SS: 2-5
Rymer Liriano – LF: 2-5, 2B, 2RBI, Run scored
Kyle Gaedele – RF: 1-5, 2B, RBI, K
Lee Orr – 1B: 1-4, HR(1), RBI, 3K, Run scored
James Needy – SP: 4.0 IP, 5H, 2ER, 2BB, 2K
Notes: Jace Peterson has now hit safely in all 5 games this year. Peterson has excelled in every offensive category; he’s hitting .474 with 1 HR and 4 RBI’s, but he also has only struck out twice and he’s walked 3 times. Rymer Liriano had his best game of the season; it was the first game in which he didn’t strikeout and it was also his first multi-hit game of the season.
Lake Elsinore Storm 3, High Desert Mavericks 6
Alberth Martinez – CF: 0-4, RBI, 2K
B.J. Guinn – 2B: 2-4, BB, K
Hunter Renfroe – RF: 1-5, 2B, 2K, Run scored
Gabriel Quintana – 3B: 0-5, 3K
Diego Goris – SS: 3-4, 2B, RBI, K, Run scored
Corey Adamson – LF: 2-3
Bryan Rodriguez – SP: 6.0 IP, 4H, ER, BB, 2K
Notes: Hunter Renfroe snapped a 2 game hitless skid with a double in last night’s game. However, Renfroe is hitting just .150 over the season’s first 5 games, and he has struck out at least once in every single game.
Fort Wayne TinCaps: DNP