Daily Farm Round-Up: 5-28-13
Diego Goris did it all for the TinCaps as he walked Fort Wayne off 6-5. Lake Elsinore continued their losing ways as starter Matt Jackson allowed 8 runs in 5 innings. Kalian Sams broke a mini-slump by smacking a grand slam in the top of the 1st for the Missions. However, the Missions were quieted for the next 8 innings as they lost 8-4. Burch Smith excelled in his first start since being sent down as the T-Pads won 5-1.
Hitting Prospect of the Day: Diego Goris
Pitching Prospect of the Day: Burch Smith
Tucson Padres 5, Fresno Grizzlies 1
Cameron Maybin-CF: 2-3
Dean Anna-SS: 2-4, 2b, HR(6), 2RBI, 2 Runs scored
Dan Robertson-RF: 1-1, 3b, Run scored
Gregorio Petit-SS: 0-4, K
Jonathan Galvez-2B: 1-3, HR(3), 2RBI, K, Run scored
Rene Rivera-C: 0-4
Burch Smith-SP: 5.0 IP, 6H, ER, 0BB, 5K (W, 1-0)
Notes: After a disappointing major league stint, Burch Smith experienced much different results in his first start at the Triple-A level. Smith allowed just 1 run over 5 innings with 5 strikeouts and he did not allow a walk. Cameron Maybin collected his first 2-hit game since joining Tucson, and has collected 5 hits and a .455 average over the 4 games he’s played in.
San Antonio Missions 4, Arkansas Travelers 8
Reymond Fuentes-CF: 1-4, K, Run scored
Rico Noel-RF: 2-4, Run scored
Everett Williams-DH: 2-4, K, Run scored
Kalian Sams-LF: 1-3, HR(8), 4RBI, BB, Run scored
Jake Blackwood-3B: 2-4, 2b
Jeudy Valdez-SS: 1-4, 2b
Matt Wisler-SP: 5.0 IP, 7H, 5R, 4ER, 2BB, 2K, HR Allowed (L, 2-2)
Notes: It’s been a roller coaster ride for Matt Wisler since he was promoted to San Antonio. After collecting his first quality start at the Double-A level, Wisler allowed 4 runs in 5 innings and received his 2nd San Antonio loss. Kalian Sams started the game off with a bang as he hit a grand slam in the first inning. Unfortunately, San Antonio wouldn’t score again for the rest of the game. Sams has collected 23 RBI over just 19 games with San Antonio this season.
Lake Elsinore Storm 7, High Desert Mavericks 9
Travis Jankowski-CF: 1-5, 2K, 2 Runs scored
Cory Spangenberg-2B: 2-5, 3b, 2RBI, Run scored
Yeison Asencio-RF: 2-5, 2b, RBI, Run scored
Robert Kral-1B: 0-5
Jace Peterson-SS: 3-5, 2b, RBI, Run scored
Duanel Jones-3B: 2-5, K, Run scored
Matt Jackson-SP: 5.0 IP, 12H, 8ER, 0BB, 4K, 4 HR Allowed
Notes: Yeison Asencio has been very hot recently; he is on a 10 game hitting streak and has driven in 6 runs over his last 3 games. He’s hitting .286 with 5 home runs and 39 RBI on the year. Jace Peterson has also been heating up at the plate. Peterson has recorded 6 hits over his last 3 games and is hitting .326 over his last 10 games. The Storm are now on a 4 game losing streak and are an ugly 15-35 on the year.
Fort Wayne TinCaps 6, Lansing Lugnuts 5
Mallex Smith-CF: 1-3, 2b, RBI, 2 Runs scored
Maxx Tissenbaum-2B: 2-4, Run scored
Jeremy Baltz-DH: 2-5, 2RBI
Dane Phillips-C: 2-5, RBI, K, Run scored
Luis Tejada-1B: 0-4, K
Diego Goris-3B: 4-5, 2b, 2RBI
Justin Hancock-SP: 5.0 IP, 7H, 4R, 3ER, 2BB, 3K
Notes: Diego Goris was the hero tonight. Not only did he collect 4 hits in the TinCap victory, but he also hit a walk-off 2 RBI double to win the game for Fort Wayne. Tonight’s win marks the TinCaps’ 3rd one run victory in a row. One night after collecting 4 hits, Jeremy Baltz collects 2 hits; he has hit safely in 7 of his last 8 games and is hitting .302 over his last 10 games.