Daily Farm Round-Up: 8-25-13
It was a horrible night offensively for the farm. Tucson was the only team that scored more than 2 runs, and every team lost except for the AZL Padres. Matt Wisler was dominant yet again for the Missions.
Hitting Prospect of the Day: Ben Francisco
Pitching Player of the Day: Matt Wisler
Tucson Padres 4, Tacoma Rainiers 6
Ben Francisco-LF: 2-3, HR(1), 2RBI, Run scored
Dan Robertson-RF: 1-5, 2B, Run scored
Brandon Allen-1B: 1-5, RBI, 2K
Mike Wilson-LF: 0-4, 3K
Gregorio Petit-SS: 2-4, 2K, Run scored
Chris Robinson-C: 3-4, RBI, Run scored
Sean O’Sullivan-SP: 5.0 IP, 10H, 4ER, 0BB, 6K (L, 7-5)
Notes: Sean O’Sullivan made his first start with the T-Pads since being sent down. O’Sullivan pitched to mix results; he allowed 10 hits in 5 innings but he also struck out 6 batters. Catcher Chris Robinson has been hot over his past 10 games; he’s hitting .400 with 4 RBI. Over 124 AB’s with Tucson, he is hitting .331.
San Antonio Missions 2, Corpus Christi Hooks 3
Rico Noel-CF: 1-4, 2B, K, Run scored
Cory Spangenberg-2B: 1-3, 2B, Run scored
Tommy Medica-1B: 1-3, 2B, RBI, K
Jake Blackwood-3B: 1-4, K
Lee Orr-RF: 1-4, 2B, 2K
Austin Hedges-C: 1-4
Matt Wisler-SP: 4.0 IP, 2H, 0R, 0BB, 5K
Notes: Make it 3 scoreless starts in a row for Matt Wisler. It only took Wisler 44 pitches to make it through 4 dominant innings in this game. Over his last 3 starts, Wisler has pitched 14 innings with 6 hits allowed, 0 runs, and 17 strikeouts. Over 19 starts with the Missions, Wisler is 8-4 with a 2.67 ERA and 97 strikeouts over 101 innings pitched.
Lake Elsinore Storm 1, Modesto Nuts 4
Corey Adamson-RF: 0-4, 2K
Bridger Hunt-SS: 2-4, 2B
Robert Kral-C: 0-3, K
A.J. Kirby-Jones-1B: 1-3, K
Jeremy Baltz-LF: 1-3, 2B, Run scored
Travis Whitmore-3B: 1-3, RBI, K
Bryce Morrow-SP: 6.0 IP, 6H, 4R, 2ER, 0BB, 3K (L, 3-2)
Notes: The Storm were shutdown by the 3rd overall pick in the 2013 draft, Jonathan Gray. Jeremy Baltz had one of the few hits for the Storm in this game; Baltz is hitting .295 over 224 AB’s with the Storm as opposed to .268 over 168 AB’s with the TinCaps. As a team, the Storm only had 5 hits in this game.
Fort Wayne TinCaps 1, Bowling Green Hot-Rods 2
Alberth Martinez-CF: 2-4, K, Run scored
Reynaldo Bruguera-2B: 1-4, K
Hunter Renfroe-RF: 0-3, K
Gabriel Quintana-3B: 1-3, BB
Diego Goris-1B: 1-3, RBI
Maxx Tissenbaum-DH: 1-3
Max Fried-SP: 6.0 IP, 5H, 2ER, BB, 4K (L, 6-6)
Notes: This was Max Fried’s first quality start since August 6th. Fried’s August was his best month of the year. Over 5 starts, Fried was 2-1 with a 2.30 ERA over 27.1 innings pitched. On the year, Fried has a 3.55 ERA over 22 starts and 11.2 innings pitched.
Eugene Emeralds 1, Salem-Keizer Volcanoes 5
Wynton Bernard-CF: 0-4, K, Run scored
Malquiel Brito-DH: 1-4, 2B, K
Fernando Perez-3B: 2-3, 2B, RBI, BB
Michael Miller-C: 1-4
Henry Charles-RF: 2-4
Felipe Blanco-SS: 1-3, K
Vladimir De La Cruz-SP: 3.2 IP, 3H, ER, 4BB, 3K
Notes: Since Hunter Renfroe was promoted to Fort Wayne, the Emeralds have had a very difficult time scoring runs. The pitchers have kept this team in their games consistently, but the Emeralds have been consistently scoring less than 4 runs a game. At the conclusion of this game, Malquiel Brito had the highest average in the lineup with .256.
AZL Padres 2, AZL Royals 1
Rod Boykin-CF: 0-4, K
Josh Van Meter-SS: 1-3, 2B, BB, K
Franmil Reyes-RF: 1-4, 2RBI, 2K
Jake Bauers-1B: 0-3, K
Mason Smith-LF: 1-3, 2B, K, Run scored
Jose Ruiz-C: 0-3, K
Cam Stewart-SP: 5.2 IP, 3H, ER, BB, 6K (W, 4-5)
Notes: Both offenses struggled, as there were only 8 total hits in this game. Franmil Reyes had the most important hit; he had a clutch 2-out, 2RBI single in the 3rd, which gave the AZL Padres the lead. Cam Stewart had one of his best starts with the AZL Padres. Stewart struck out 6 over 5.2 innings and only allowed 1 run to score.