Daily Farm Round-Up: 7-6-14
The Chihuahuas and the Storm enjoy offensive explosions in their respective victories. The Missions managed to win a pitcher’s duel while all the lower level farm teams lost tonight.
Hitting Prospect of the Day: Cody Decker/Gabriel Quintana
Pitching Prospect of the Day: Zach Eflin
El Paso Chihuahuas 12, Salt Lake Bees 10
Rico Noel – CF: 1-5, BB, K, 2 Runs scored
Jace Peterson – 2B: 2-4, 2B, 4RBI, 2BB, K, 2 Runs scored
Jonathan Galvez – LF: 3-5, 2B, RBI, BB, K, Run scored
Cody Decker – 1B: 3-6, 2 HR(12), 3RBI, K, 2 Runs scored
Rocky Gale – C: 2-4, 2RBI, Run scored
Chris Nelson – 3B: 1-4, 2BB, K, Run scored
Jason Lane – SP: 5.2 IP, 14H, 9R, 8ER, 1BB, 3K
Notes: Jace Peterson enjoyed his best game since being sent down from San Diego. Peterson is now hitting .307 over 189 combined AB’s between San Antonio and El Paso. Cody Decker hit two home runs tonight, giving him 3 over his last 2 games. Decker also enjoyed a 3-RBI night for the 3rd time in the past 5 days. Decker has 12 RBI’s over his last 5 games.
San Antonio Missions 2, Springfield Drillers 1
Cory Spangenberg – 2B: 2-4, HR(1), RBI, K, Run scored
Adam Buschini – LF: 0-4, K
Casey McElroy – 3B: 0-4, K
Rymer Liriano – CF: 1-4, K
Austin Hedges – C: 2-4, 2B, Run scored
Yeison Asencio – RF: 0-3, BB
Justin Hancock – SP: 3.0 IP, 2H, 0R, 2BB, 2K
Notes: Cory Spangenberg has smacked multiple hits, and scored a run in each of his last 4 games. Spangenberg is hitting .338 with San Antonio over 17 games. Austin Hedges hasn’t been great with the bat this year at pitcher friendly San Antonio, but he is hitting .282 over his last 10 games as opposed to .249 overall.
Lake Elsinore Storm 9, High Desert Mavericks 0
Mallex Smith – CF: 3-5, K, 2 Runs scored
Benji Gonzalez – 2B: 1-3, RBI, BB, Run scored
Gabriel Quintana – 3B: 2-5, HR(12), 3RBI, 2K, 2 Runs scored
Dane Phillips – C: 1-5, RBI, 3K, Run scored
Corey Adamson – RF: 2-4, K, 2 Runs scored
Alberth Martinez – RF: 3-4, RBI
Zach Eflin – SP: 6.0 IP, 1H, 0R, 4BB, 1K (W, 7-5)
Notes: Gabriel Quintana has been absolutely crushing the ball lately; Quintana is hitting .378 with 5 home runs and 11 RBI’s over his last 10 games. On the season, Quintana is hitting .272 with 12 home runs and 53 RBI’s over 330 AB’s. Zach Eflin enjoyed one of his best starts this season. The last time Eflin tossed a start in which he allowed less than 2 runs was May 23rd.
Fort Wayne TinCaps 6, West Michigan Whitecaps 7
Dustin Peterson – 3B: 0-4, BB, K
Jake Bauers – 1B: 1-5
Franmil Reyes – RF: 2-4, 2B, Run scored
Ryan Miller – C: 2-4, HR(9), 2RBI, Run scored
Nick Schulz – LF: 2-4, 2B, 3B, 2 Runs scored
Reynaldo Bruguera – 2B: 3-4, 2B, RBI, Run scored
Kyle Lloyd – SP: 4.2 IP, 7H, 5ER, 2BB, 3K, HR Allowed
Notes: Dustin Peterson’s 8 game hitting streak came to an end as he went 0-for-4 in today’s game. Jake Bauers has entered a rare slump. Bauers is hitless in 5 of his last 10 games; he’s hitting .154 over that time, but is still hitting .332 on the year.
Eugene Emeralds 5, Boise Hawks 10
Trae Turner – SS: 0-4, 2K
Franchy Cordero – DH: 3-5, HR(4), RBI, 2K, 2 Runs scored
Marcus Davis – LF: 3-4, HR(5), 2RBI, 2 Runs scored
Yale Rosen – RF: 1-3, 2B, RBI, BB, K
Trae Santos – 1B: 0-3, BB, K
Jose Ruiz – C: 1-4, 2K
Logan Jernigan – SP: 2.0 IP, 5H, 2ER, 0BB, 3K
Notes: Trae Turner has now gone 4 straight games without a hit. Turner is hitting .162 over his last 10 games and .213 over his first 19 games. In other words, it hasn’t been a promising start for the Padres’ first round draft pick. Franchy Cordero homered for the 3rd time in 5 days. Cordero seems to finally be finding his stroke after struggling all year up to this point.
AZL Padres 3, AZL Athletics 4
Ruddy Giron – SS: 0-6, 3K
Daniel Bravo – 2B: 0-6, K
Michael Gettys – CF: 1-5, BB, 2K
Mason Smith – RF: 0-5, BB, 3K
Carlos Belen – 3B: 0-3, 2BB, 3K, Run scored
Zach Risedorf – C: 0-2, K
Max Fried – SP: 2.0 IP, 1H, 0ER, 1BB, 3K
Notes: Max Fried made his second rehab start and did very well. Fried tossed 2 scoreless innings and struck out 3. Michael Gettys broke a 3 game hitless streak with a single today. Gettys is hitting .250 over his first 48 professional AB’s.