Daily Farm Round-Up: 5-23-14
The entire farm was excellent offensively tonight. Fort Wayne paced the farm with 17 runs scored while El Paso brought up the rear with a “measly” 7 runs scored.
Hitting Prospect of the Day: Yeison Asencio
Pitching Prospect of the Day: Zach Eflin
El Paso Chihuahuas 7, Tacoma Rainiers 5
Jace Peterson – SS: 2-5, RBI, K, Run scored
Tyler Greene – 2B: 0-4, Run scored
Jake Goebbert – LF: 2-4, HR(8), 4RBI, K, Run scored
Jeff Francoeur – RF: 0-4
Tommy Medica – 1B: 1-4, 2B, K
Alex Castellanos – CF: 3-4, HR(3), RBI, 2 Runs scored
Keyvius Sampson – SP: 5.0 IP, 4H, 5ER, 5BB, 3K, 2HR Allowed
Notes: Jake Goebbert enjoyed his best night as a member of the Padres organization. Goebbert broke a 4 game hitless string with his 2-run home run in the 1st inning. Jace Peterson is now on a 6 game hitting streak and has raised his average to .348 with the Chihuahuas.
San Antonio Missions 12, NW Arkansas Naturals 0
Reymond Fuentes – CF: 3-6, HR(3), 2RBI, 2K, 3 Runs scored
Yeison Asencio – LF: 5-6, 2 HR(3), 5RBI, 3 Runs scored
Rymer Liriano – RF: 4-6, K, Run scored
Jason Hagerty – 1B: 4-5, 2B, RBI, Run scored
Brian Bixler – SS: 2-3, RBI, BB, 2 Runs scored
Josh Geer – SP: 6.0 IP, 3H, 0ER, 3BB, 5K (W, 2-5)
Notes: Yeison Asencio had been enduring a trying season offensively prior to tonight. 5 hits, 2 home runs, and 5 RBI’s later he has a lot to feel good about. His average went up from .208 to .230 in this game. Rymer Liriano, who hit .220 with 3 home runs and 12 RBI’s in April is hitting .365 with 7 home runs and 16 RBI’s in May.
Lake Elsinore Storm 9, Rancho Cucamonga Quakes 1
Corey Adamson – LF: 4-6, 3 Runs scored
Alberth Martinez – CF: 1-4, 2RBI, K, Run scored
Hunter Renfroe – RF: 2-5, RBI, Run scored
Jeremy Baltz – DH: 2-5, 2B, K, Run scored
Gabriel Quintana – 3B: 3-4, 2B, RBI, BB, 2 Runs scored
Duanel Jones – 1B: 1-4, RBI, K
Zach Eflin – SP: 6.0 IP, 4H, 1ER, 1BB, 5K (W, 5-2)
Notes: This was the 7th start of the season for Zach Eflin in which he allowed 1 run or less. After doing well with Fort Wayne last year, Eflin has continued his success up with the Storm. He boasts a 5-2 record with a 3.23 ERA over his first 10 starts of the season. Hunter Renfroe is riding a hot streak; he’s hitting .333 with 2 home run and 7 RBI over his last 10 games.
Fort Wayne TinCaps 17, Lansing Lugnuts 6
Mallex Smith – CF: 3-5, 2 2B, 2RBI, 4 Runs scored
Dustin Peterson – 3B: 3-5, 2B, HR(4), 3RBI, K, 4 Runs scored
Fernando Perez – 2B: 3-6, 3RBI, K, 2 Runs scored
Adolfo Reina – C: 3-5, 2B, 3RBI, K, Run scored
Luis Tejada – RF: 3-5, 2B, RBI, 3 Runs scored
Chase Jensen – SS: 1-5, 3B, RBI, 2K, 2 Runs scored
Erik Cabrera – SP: 6.0 IP, 5H, 5ER, 1BB, 3K, HR Allowed (W, 1-3)
Notes: The TinCaps failed to score in just 1 inning tonight as they set their season best for runs scored. Fort Wayne benefited from 7 errors committed by the Lugnuts, but they still went 7-for-18 with RISP. Dustin Peterson and Fernando Perez both had 3 RBI nights which raised their respective RBI totals to 33 and 32. Peterson and Perez rank 2nd and 3rd in the Midwest League for RBI’s.