Daily Farm Round-Up: 6-2-14
The 3 teams that played on the Padre farm tonight all participated in 1 run games. The Chihuahuas and TinCaps managed to win due to strong starts from Odrisamer Despaigne and Walker Weickel, respectively.
Hitting Prospect of the Day: Diego Goris
Pitching Prospect of the Day: Odrisamer Despaigne
El Paso Chihuahuas 3, Tacoma Rainiers 2
Jace Peterson – SS: 1-4, 3B, Run scored
Brooks Conrad – 3B: 0-3, BB, 3K
Jeff Francoeur – RF: 0-3, RBI
Jake Goebbert – LF: 1-1, 2BB, Run scored
Jonathan Galvez – DHL 1-3, 2B, RBI, Run scored
Tyler Greene – 2B: 1-2, RBI, K
Odrisamer Despaigne – SP: 6.0 IP, 5H, 2ER, 2BB, 6K (W, 1-1)
Notes: Despite only recording 4 hits and being 0-for-3 with RISP tonight, the Chihuahuas managed to pull out the 3-2 victory. After a rough initial outing with the Chihuahuas, Odrisamer Despaigne settled down nicely and tossed a quality start. Jace Peterson has hit safely in 8 of his last 10 games; Peterson is hitting .327 over 159 minor league AB’s this year.
San Antonio Missions: DNP
Lake Elsinore Storm 7, Visalia Rawhide 8
Benji Gonzalez – 2B: 1-5, K, Run scored
Diego Goris – SS: 3-4, 2B, HR(10), 2RBI, 2 Runs scored
Hunter Renfroe – RF: 1-5, 2B, K, Run scored
Gabriel Quintana – 3B: 1-4, RBI, K, 2 Runs scored
Jeremy Baltz – LF: 1-3, BB, K, Run scored
Duanel Jones – 1B: 1-4, 2B, RBI, 2K
Zach Eflin – SP: 2.1 IP, 4H, 5ER, 3BB, K, HR Allowed
Notes: Zach Eflin endured his worst start of the year tonight. Eflin tied his season high in runs allowed with 5, struck out a season low 1 batter, and only went 2.1 innings – his shortest outing of the year. Diego Goris has been on fire at the plate; Goris has now homered in back-to-back games and has recorded 3 hits in back-to-back games. Over his last 10 games, Goris is hitting .457 with 6 home runs and 13 RBI.
Fort Wayne TinCaps 4, West Michigan Whitecaps 3
Ronnie Richardson – RF: 1-3, 2B, BB, K
Mallex Smith – CF: 1-4, Run scored
Dustin Peterson – 3B: 1-4, RBI, K
Franmil Reyes – DH: 0-3, BB
Jake Bauers – 1B: 1-3, HR(4), RBI, BB, Run scored
River Stevens – 2B: 1-4, 3B, K, Run scored
Walker Weickel – SP: 6.0 IP, 4H, ER, 2BB, 2K, HR Allowed
Tayron Guerrero – RP: 1.1 IP, H, 0ER, 0BB, K (W, 5-0)
Notes: Walker Weickel has now tossed back-to-back quality starts for just the second time all season. Weickel is now 1-6 with a 6.26 ERA over 11 starts on the year. Jake Bauers extended his hitting streak to 9 by blasting a solo shot in the 4th inning. Bauers is hitting .357 over 115 AB’s with 4 home runs and 24 RBI’s. Dustin Peterson extended his hitting streak and RBI streak to 6 games with a single in the 1st.