Daily Farm Round-Up: 6-6-14
The Storm and the TinCaps both had huge offensive days in their respective wins while the Missions’ offense was blanked in their 8-0 loss. Jonathan Galvez and his 3 RBI’s led the Chihuahuas to a 6-4 victory.
Hitting Prospect of the Day: Dane Phillips
Pitching Prospect of the Day: Joe Ross
El Paso Chihuahuas 6, Reno Aces 4
Alex Castellanos – CF: 0-4, BB, K
Brooks Conrad – 2B: 1-4, K
Jake Goebbert – LF: 1-4, Run scored
Jeff Francoeur – RF: 1-3, HR(11), RBI, BB, 2 Runs scored
Cody Decker – 1B: 1-4, RBI, 2K, Run scored
Jonathan Galvez – 3B: 2-3, 2B, HR(4), 3RBI, 2 Runs scored
Billy Buckner – SP: 5.0 IP, 8H, 2ER, 2BB, 3K, HR Allowed (W, 4-2)
Notes: Jonathan Galvez was the heart of the offense in El Paso’s 6-4 win tonight. Following tonight’s game, Galvez is hitting .360 over his last 10 games, and .306 overall. Billy Buckner rebounded after a rough start last week. Buckner owns a 3.44 ERA over 7 starts with the Chihuahuas.
San Antonio Missions 0, Frisco RoughRiders 8
Reymond Fuentes – CF: 2-4, 3B, K
Yeison Asencio – RF: 1-4
Casey McElroy – 2B: 0-4, K
Rymer Liriano – LF: 0-4, 2K
Jason Hagerty – 1B: 0-2
Austin Hedges – C: 1-3
Matt Branham – SP: 5.0 IP, 13H, 8ER, 2BB, K, HR Allowed
Notes: Reymond Fuentes was the only bright spot for the Missions on a night where the starting pitcher, Matt Branham, allowed 8 earned runs, the offense was shutout, and the defense committed an error. Fuentes brought his average up to .265 with the 2-hit game.
Lake Elsinore Storm 11, Inland Empire 2
Alberth Martinez – CF: 1-5, 2B, 2RBI, BB, K
Diego Goris – SS: 2-5, K, Run scored
Hunter Renfroe – RF: 2-4, BB, Run scored
Dane Phillips – C: 3-4, HR(2), 2RBI, 3 Runs scored
Gabriel Quintana – 3B: 2-5, RBI, K, 2 Runs scored
Jeremy Baltz – LF: 2-5, 3B, 2RBI, Run scored
Joe Ross – SP: 6.0 IP, 2H, 1R, 0ER, BB, 7K (W, 6-3)
Notes: Joe Ross has now tossed 3 quality starts in a row and has lowered his ERA to 2.82 over 13 starts – an impressive feat for a pitcher in the California League. Since being promoted to Lake Elsinore, Dane Phillips has received inconsistent playing time, but he has 5 hits, 2 home runs, and 4RBI’s over 3 games played.
Fort Wayne TinCaps 14, Lake County Captains 4
Mallex Smith – CF: 1-3, 2B, 2RBI, 2BB, 2K, Run scored
Dustin Peterson – 3B: 0-4, BB, 3K, 2 Runs scored
Fernando Perez – 2B: 2-5, 2RBI, BB, 3K, Run scored
Franmil Reyes – RF: 2-6, 2B, 2RBI, 2 Runs scored
Jake Bauers – DH: 2-3, RBI, 2BB, 3 Runs scored
River Stevens – SS: 2-5, 3B, HR(1), 4RBI, K, 2 Runs scored
Ronald Herrera – SP: 5.1 IP, 6H, 3ER, 2BB, 3K, 2 HR Allowed (W, 4-4)
Notes: Jake Bauers smashed 2 hits and increased his hitting streak to 10. Bauers is hitting .400 over his last 10 games and an impressive .360 on the year. Bauers was relatively unheard of going into this year, but expect to see his name on numerous Padres prospects lists going forward. Fernando Perez drove in 2 runs to bring his RBI total to 41, 2nd on the team to Dustin Peterson.