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Daily Farm Round-Up: 6-17-14 

Matt Wisler and James Needy both turned in excellent starts as the Chihuahuas and the Missions both enjoyed 3-run victories.


Hitting Prospect of the Day: Casey McElroy

Pitching Prospect of the Day: James Needy


El Paso Chihuahuas 8, Iowa Cubs 5

Alex Castellanos – CF: 1-5, RBI, K

Jake Goebbert – LF: 1-5, K, Run scored

Brooks Conrad – 2B: 1-3, 2B, 2RBI, 2BB, 2 Runs scored

Jeff Francoeur – RF: 3-5, 2B, RBI, K, Run scored

Jonathan Galvez – 3B: 1-4, HR(5), 3RBI, BB, K, 2 Runs scored

Matt Wisler – P: 2-3, Run scored

Matt Wisler – SP: 7.0 IP, 3H, 2ER, 2BB, 5K, HR Allowed

Notes: Matt Wisler got it done at the plate and on the mound tonight. Wisler endured a terrible start to his Chihuahuas career, but he seems to have righted the ship. 4 of Wisler’s last 5 starts have been quality starts and he is 4-1 over that span. After a rough April, Jeff Francoeur has been tearing the cover off the ball. Francoeur hit .348 in May and is hitting .333 in June.


San Antonio Missions 3, Corpus Christi Hooks 0

Adam Buschini – 3B: 1-4, 2K

Yeison Asencio – RF: 1-3, BB, Run scored

Casey McElroy – 2B: 2-4, HR(5), 3RBI, K, Run scored

Rymer Liriano – CF: 0-4, 2K

Austin Hedges – C: 0-3, K

Cody Overbeck – 1B: 1-3, 2B

James Needy – SP: 7.0 IP, 3H, 0ER, 3BB, 5K

Notes: Casey McElroy was the offensive hero tonight as his 3-run home run in the 8th inning propelled the Missions to victory. In the month of June, McElroy is hitting .353 with 2 home runs and 10 RBI’s over 51 AB’s. James Needy has had a fantastic season with the Missions; over 13 games and 12 starts Needy is 4-3 with a 2.48 ERA. Over his last 55.1 innings pitched, Needy owns a 1.79 ERA.


Lake Elsinore Storm: All Star Break


Fort Wayne TinCaps: All Star Break


Eugene Emeralds: PPD (Rain)



About the author: Alex Bartlett

Three weeks after I was born, Padre legend Tony Gwynn visited my hospital and handed out teddy bears to all the newborn children, including me. I have been a Padre fan ever since. Whether SD is in the midst of an exciting playoff run, or an uneventful off-season, I love following them and I love writing about them.