Daily Farm Round-Up: 9-7-13
Both the Missions and the TinCaps endured losses tonight. They both played in close games as they lost by a combined 3 runs. The Missions were unable to get a clutch hit while the TinCaps endured sloppy defense which allowed 3 unearned runs to score.
Hitting Prospect of the Day: Alberth Martinez
Pitching Player of the Day: Juan Oramas
San Antonio Missions 0, Corpus Christi Hooks 1
Rico Noel-CF: 1-4, K
Cory Spangenberg-2B: 0-4, 2K
Tommy Medica-1B: 1-4, 2K
Jake Blackwood-3B: 2-4,
Yeison Asencio-RF: 0-4, K
Jeudy Valdez-SS: 0-3, 2K
Juan Oramas-SP: 6.0 IP, 3H, 0R, 2BB, 5K
Notes: For the second consecutive night the Missions’ game was decided by 1 run. This is the 3rd game in the best of 5 series in which both teams failed to score more than 2 runs. Both teams only had 5 hits, but the Missions’ struggles with RISP continued as they went 0-for-5 in that category. Juan Oramas tossed 6 scoreless innings; he hasn’t allowed a run in 4 of his last 5 starts.
Fort Wayne TinCaps 5, South Bend Silver Hawks 7
Mallex Smith-DH: 1-4, Run scored
Alberth Martinez-CF: 2-4, 2RBI, K, Run scored
Gabriel Quintana-3B: 1-4, 2B, 2K, Run scored
Hunter Renfroe-RF: 1-3, 2B, RBI, BB
Luis Domoromo-LF: 1-4, RBI
Tyler Stubblefield-SS: 2-4, HR(1), RBI, 2 Runs scored
Max Fried-SP: 4.0 IP, 5H, 5R, 2ER, 2BB, 3K, 2 HR Allowed
Notes: Max Fried wasn’t very sharp in his first playoff start as he allowed 5 runs and 2 home runs over 4 innings. However, his defense did him no favors; 3 of the 5 runs he allowed were unearned. 1st round pick Hunter Renfroe continued to hit well in the playoffs. Following tonight’s 1-for-3 performance he is hitting .444 with 2 doubles and 2 RBI over the 3 playoff games.