Daily Farm Round-Up: 5-6-14
The Chihuahuas and the TinCaps both won by one run tonight. The TinCaps rode their pitching staff to victory while the Chihuahuas were rewarded with another big game from Tommy Medica.
Hitting Prospect of the Day: Tommy Medica
Pitching Prospect of the Day: Juan Pablo Oramas
El Paso Chihuahuas 5, Sacramento River Cats 4
Brooks Conrad – 2B: 1-5, K
Jonathan Galvez – 3B: 0-3, BB, 2K, Run scored
Tommy Medica – 1B: 1-4, 3B, 3RBI, 2K
Cody Decker – 1B: 1-4, K, Run scored
Jeff Francoeur – RF: 1-3, BB, K, Run scored
Adam Moore – C: 2-4, 2 2B, K
Juan Pablo Oramas – SP: 6.0 IP, 3H, 3ER, 2BB, 9K (W, 2-1)
Notes: Oramas enjoyed arguably his best start in a Chihuahua uniform. Oramas set a season high with 6 innings pitched and with 9 strikeouts. Tommy Medica did damage with his bat again. Medica hit a bases clearing triple in the 3rd inning to tie the game 3-3. Medica has 8 RBI’s over his last 2 games, and 14 RBI’s over the 7 games he’s played with El Paso.
San Antonio Missions 0, Corpus Christi Hooks 8
Casey McElroy – 2B: 0-4
Adam Buschini – 3B: 1-3, BB, K
Robert Kral – DH: 1-3, 2K
Rymer Liriano – CF: 2-4
Austin Hedges –C: 1-4, 2K
Lee Orr – LF: 2-4
Josh Geer – SP: 5.0 IP, 9H, 5ER, 2BB, 2K (L, 1-4)
Notes: Rymer Liriano continues to hit well. Liriano is hitting .306 over his last 10 games with 1 triple, 4 home runs, and 8 RBI. Austin Hedges extended his hitting streak to 7 games with a single in the top of the 2nd. Hedges also showed off his plus defense as he picked off a runner at 1st in the first inning.
Lake Elsinore Storm 2, Lancaster JetHawks 7
Alberth Martinez – CF: 1-4, K
Benji Gonzales – 2B: 0-4, K
Chase Headley – 3B: 1-3, 2K
Carlos Quentin – LF: 0-2, BB, Run scored
Hunter Renfroe – RF: 1-4, HR(7), 2RBI, K, Run scored
Diego Goris – SS: 4-4
Zach Eflin – SP: 4.0 IP, 8H, 5ER, 2BB, 2K (L, 4-2)
Notes: Chase Headley and Carlos Quentin continued their rehabs, and both were able to play defensively, although they were both subbed out late in the game. Hunter Renfroe hit his 7th home run of the season and drove in his 26th and 27th RBI’s.
Fort Wayne TinCaps 1, Lansing Lugnuts 0
Ronnie Richardson – RF: 1-4, 3B, BB, 2K
Mallex Smith – CF: 0-3, BB
Dustin Peterson – 3B: 1-3, 2B, BB, K, Run scored
Franmil Reyes – DH: 0-4, 2K
Dane Phillips – C: 2-4, RBI, K
Jake Bauers – 1B: 0-3, BB, K
Kyle Lloyd – SP: 4.0 IP, 2H, 0ER, 0BB, 4K
Tayron Guerrero – RP: 1.1 IP, 1H, 0ER, 0BB, 2K (H, 2)
Notes: For the 3rd night in a row the TinCaps underperformed offensively, but the 1 run they scored was all they needed, as the TinCaps pitching staff was stellar tonight. Dane Phillips had a couple of hits tonight and drove in the only run scored. Phillips has been in a bit of a rut after a hot start to the season; he is hitting .229 over his last 10 games.