Daily Farm Round-Up: 6-1-15
Not a strong night on the farm as all 3 teams that played lost, and were outscored 26-8. The Storm were held to just 2 hits while the starting pitchers for the Chihuahuas and TinCaps allowed 9 runs and 7 runs, respectively.
Hitting Prospect of the Day: Melvin Upton Jr.
Pitching Prospect of the Day: Rafael De Paula
El Paso Chihuahuas 4, Iowa Cubs 14
Melvin Upton Jr. – CF: 2-4, RBI, BB, Run scored
Jake Goebbert – RF: 2-5, 2B, 2K
Yonder Alonso – 1B: 1-3, K
Alex Dickerson – LF: 0-3, K
Ramiro Pena – SS: 2-4, Run scored
Casey McElroy – 2B: 0-4, K
Zack Segovia – SP: 5.0 IP, 8H, 9R, 8ER, 1BB, 6K, 2 HR Allowed (L, 1-1)
Notes: Melvin Upton Jr. has hit safely in each of his last 3 games. Upton has now played 10 games with the Chihuahuas; over those 10 games he is hitting .273 with 3 RBI’s, 3 walks, and 9 strikeouts. Yonder Alonso continued his rehab with El Paso; he’s reached base safely in all 6 games he’s played in.
San Antonio Missions: DNP
Lake Elsinore Storm 2, Stockton Ports 5
Jose Rondon – SS: 1-3, BB, Run scored
Nick Schulz – RF: 0-3, BB, K, Run scored
Fernando Perez – 2B: 1-3, 2B, RBI, BB
Marcus Davis – 1B: 0-2, RBI, K
Gabriel Quintana – 3B: 0-4, 3K
Kyle Gaedele – CF: 0-3, BB, K
Rafael De Paula – SP: 6.0 IP, 7H, 5R, 2ER, 2BB, 8K, 3 HR Allowed (L, 3-3)
Notes: It was a tough night for the Storm as they could only muster 2 runs on 2 hits tonight. Jose Rondon reached base twice and is now riding a 5 game hitting streak. For the 3rd straight start, Rafael De Paula tossed at least 5 innings pitched and allowed 2 or less earned runs.
Fort Wayne TinCaps 2, West Michigan Whitecaps 7
Ruddy Giron – SS: 0-4
Franchy Cordero – LF: 1-4
Nick Torres – RF: 1-4, K
Trae Santos – 1B: 1-4, HR(6), RBI, 2K, Run scored
Michael Gettys – CF: 0-3, BB, 2K
Miguel Del Castillo – C: 2-3, K, Run scored
Ernesto Montas – SP: 1.1 IP, 9H, 7ER, 0BB, 2K (L, 4-4)
Jimmy Brasoban – RP: 3.2 IP, 3H, 0R, 1BB, 2K
Notes: After enduring a 0-for-20 stretch, Nick Torres has hit safely in each of his last 5 games. Despite his slump, Torres is still slashing .308/.365/.453 over 172 AB’s with Fort Wayne. After a promising start to his career last year, Michael Gettys has struggled over his first 44 games with Fort Wayne. Gettys is only hitting .227 over 185 AB’s.