Daily Farm Round-Up: 7-22-13
Pitching was sparse in the farm system tonight, 5 of the 6 farm teams lost and every team allowed at least 4 runs. The Storm was the only team to record a victory due to their 13 run offensive explosion. Jace Peterson drove in 5 runs while Travis Jankowski extended his hitting streak to 13 games.
Hitting Player of the Day: Jace Peterson
Pitching Prospect of the Day: James Needy
Tucson Padres 2, Tacoma Rainiers 4
Dan Robertson-RF: 0-5, 2K
Dean Anna-2B: 0-4, 2K
Gregorio Petit-SS: 1-3, 2B, BB
Mike Wilson-LF: 2-4, RBI, K
Jesus Merchan-3B: 1-3, Run scored
Jaff Decker-CF: 2-4, 2B, RBI, 2K
Brandon Kloess-SP: 7.0 IP, 7H, 4R, 3ER, BB, 2K, HR Allowed (L, 2-4)
Notes: Jaff Decker has been tearing the cover off the ball all of July. Decker is hitting .395 with a home run and 7 RBI over his last 10 games. Over 18 July games Decker is hitting .382 with 2 home runs and 11 RBI’s.
San Antonio Missions 4, Corpus Christi Hooks 6
Reymond Fuentes-LF: 1-3, 2B, K
Adam Buschini-2B: 2-4, RBI, Run scored
Tommy Medica-1B: 0-4, K
Yeison Asencio-RF: 1-4, HR(2), 2RBI, Run scored
Everett Williams-DH: 2-4, K
Rocky Gale-C: 2-4, RBI
Donn Roach-SP: 6.0 IP, 7H, 5ER, BB, 2K, HR Allowed (L, 6-9)
Notes: Donn Roach’s inconsistent season took another turn for worse. Prior to this start, Roach had not allowed an earned run in either of his last two starts. Unfortunately, Roach allowed 5 runs and 7 hits in this game and saw his ERA rise to 3.94. Over his last 10 starts, however, Roach owns a 3.02 ERA over 56.2 innings. Yeison Asencio hit his second home run since being promoted to San Antonio.
Lake Elsinore Storm 13, Inland Empire 66ers 6
Travis Jankowski-CF: 3-6, RBI, 2 Runs scored
Kyle Gaedele-RF: 1-4, RBI, BB, 2K, Run scored
Jace Peterson-SS: 4-5, 2B, 5RBI, BB, 2 Runs scored
A.J. Kirby-Jones-1B: 1-6, 3B, RBI, 2K
Jeremy Baltz-LF: 0-5
Austin Hedges-C: 0-3, BB, K, Run scored
Lee Orr-1B: 2-4, 2B, HR(8), RBI, BB, 2K, 2 Runs scored
James Needy-SP: 5.0 IP, 4H, ER, 2BB, 2K (W, 6-3)
Notes: Travis Jankowski now has back-to-back 3 hit games and has raised his hitting streak to 13 games. Jace Peterson had a career-night with 4 hits and 5 RBI. Peterson is playing like he wants a call up to San Antonio; he is now hitting .295 over 359 AB’s with 6 home runs and 55 RBI.
Fort Wayne TinCaps 4, Cedar Rapids Kernels 11
Mallex Smith-CF: 2-4, 2B, BB, K, 2 Runs scored
Maxx Tissenbaum-2B: 0-5
Diego Goris-1B: 1-4, 2B, 2RBI, BB
Dane Phillips-C: 2-5, 2K
Gabriel Quintana-3B: 2-4, 3B
Walker Weickel-SP: 3.0 IP, 7H, 7ER, BB, K (L, 3-5)
Notes: Walker Weickel’s disappointing year continued as he endured the roughest start of his career. Weickel allowed 7 runs and 7 hits while striking out only 1 batter. Weickel’s ERA ballooned to 5.27 over 16 starts and 80.1 innings on the year. Weickel has struck out just 57 batters over that time. Dane Phillips broke a 3 game hitless streak and raised his average to .282 with a couple of hits tonight.
Eugene Emeralds 2, Vancouver Canadians 4
Anthony Torres-2B: 1-3, BB, Run scored
Henry Charles-CF: 1-4, 2B, 2RBI
Hunter Renfroe-RF: 0-4, K
Trae Santos-1B: 1-4, 2K
Fernando Perez-3B: 0-4
Ryan Miller-C: 1-4, K
Erik Schoenrock-SP: 5.0 IP, 9H, 4ER, 0BB, 2K (L, 2-3)
Notes: Erik Schoenrock suffered his worst start as a professional. Schoenrock allowed a career high 9 hits and 4 runs while striking out a career low 2 batters. Fernando Perez has hit a little rough patch; he has just 1 hit over his last 3 games. His average has lowered to .239 in that span.
AZL Padres 1, AZL Rangers 12
Rod Boykin-LF: 0-2, BB, K, Run scored
Dustin Peterson-3B: 1-4, K
Franmil Reyes-RF: 1-4, K
Jalen Goree-2B: 1-3
Jake Bauers-1B: 0-1, K
Mason Smith-CF: 0-4
Miguel Severino-SP: 1.1 IP, 4H, 4ER, 2BB, K (L, 0-3)
Notes: This was a rough game for the AZL Padres. They only had 3 hits offensively, and they were blown out 12-1. Three different pitchers allowed at least 3 runs. Franmil Reyes, who had one of the 3 hits, has now hit safely in 9 of his last 10 games. Reyes is hitting .309 over 68 AB’s.