Daily Farm Round-Up: 9-2-12
Tucson loses a close one as Ross Ohlendorf gave up a home run to the first batter he faced in the 10th inning. Nathan Freiman and Jason Hagerty both go yard as Robbie Erlin collects 9 strikeouts over 5 innings and the Missions win 4-3. Thanks to a valiant effort by their pitching staff, the Storm manage to win 1-0.
Hitting Prospect of the Day: Nathan Freiman
Pitching Prospect of the Day: Robbie Erlin
Tucson Padres 4, Reno Aces 5
Daniel Robertson-CF: 1-5
Andy Parrino-SS: 0-5, K
Jedd Gyorko-3B: 0-3, 2BB, K
Vince Belnome-1B: 2-5, 2b, 3K, Run scored
Sawyer Carroll-RF: 3-4, 2b, RBI, BB, 2 Runs scored
Anthony Bass-SP: 3.0 IP, 5H, 4R, 3ER, 5K
Ross Ohlendorf-RP: 6.0 IP, 6H, ER, BB, 2K, HR Allowed
Notes: Anthony Bass made his 3rd and final rehab start for Tucson tonight. All together he threw 8 innings with 5 earned runs, 9 strikeouts and 0 walks over his time at Tucson. Sawyer Carroll has been hot as he collected his 2nd 3-hit game over his last 5 games, and is hitting .343 over his last 10 games. He is hitting .261 on the year.
San Antonio Missions 4, Corpus Christi Hooks 3
Reymond Fuentes-CF: 0-4, 3K
Jonathan Galvez-LF: 1-3, BB, Run scored
Nathan Freiman-1B: 3-4, HR(24), 2RBI, K, Run scored
Cody Decker-RF: 1-3
Jason Hagerty-C: 1-2, HR(7), 2RBI, Run scored
Robbie Erlin-SP: 5.0 IP, 4H, 3ER, BB, 9K, 2 HR Allowed
Notes: Robbie Erlin continues to rack up the strikeouts; he as an astounding 19 strikeouts over his last 2 starts (10 innings pitched) and has 72 strikeouts over 52.1 innings pitched for San Antonio. Despite only 3 wins over 11 starts, he has a 2.90 ERA over that span. Nathan Freiman continues to square up the baseball well as he collected his 24th home run on the year and 105th RBI. He raised his average above .300 with his 3 hits and is hitting .301 on the year.
Lake Elsinore Storm 1, Inland Empire 66ers 0
Rico Noel-CF: 0-4, K
Justin Miller-3B: 0-4, K
Cory Spangenberg-2B: 0-2, BB, K
Casey McElroy-SS: 0-3, 2K
Luis Domoromo-RF: 1-3, 2b
Michael Wing-1B: 2-3, K
Burch Smith-SP: 5.0 IP, 4H, 0R, 3K
Notes: Despite collecting half as many hits as Inland Empire (4 hits compared to 8) the Storm managed to squeak by with a 1-0 victory. Storm pitchers managed to buckle down when it counted as the 66ers were just 1-7 with runners in scoring position. Justin Miller saw a modest 5 game hit streak come to an end, but he is still hitting .349 over his last 10 games and .312 with Lake Elsinore.
Fort Wayne TinCaps: PPD