Down on the Farm: August 13 (Patino debuts for Amarillo/Nix starts for Lake Elsinore/ El Paso scores 14 runs)
The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 4-5 on Monday.
Here is a recap of the day’s action.
El Paso Chihuahuas Won 14-9 (71-50)
It was another big offensive day for the Chihuahuas in the Pacific Coast League. Rodrigo Orozco, Aderlin Rodriguez, and Esteban Quiroz each had three RBI games for El Paso. Ty France saw his batting average dip below .400 with a 1-for-5 day. Every player who started today’s game got at least one base hit, including starting pitcher Jerry Keel. Keel pitched five innings and allowed four runs to pick up the win.
Aderlin Rodriguez: 2-4, HR, 3 RBI, 3 Run Scored, 2B
Esteban Quiroz: 3-4, 3 RBI, 2 Runs Scored, 2 2B, BB
Rodrigo Orozco: 1-2, 3 RBI, Run Scored, 2B, 2 BB, K
Jason Vosler: 2-5, 2 RBI, 2 Runs Scored, K
Jerry Keel: 5 IP, 9 H, 4 R, 4 ER, BB, 5 K (88 pitches-52 strikes) Win
Amarillo Sod Poodles Won Game 1 3-2 (63-55)
Amarillo picked up where they left off last night after the game was suspended due to inclement weather. The game was picked up in the bottom of the sixth inning with a score of 2-2. The game remained tied all the way to the 11th inning. Darius Valdez pitched a scoreless inning in the eleventh, and Edward Olivares led off the bottom of the eleventh with a walk-off RBI single.
Edward Olivares: 2-5, RBI
Taylor Kohlwey: 1-5, 2 RBI, K
Luis Torrens: 2-4, Run Scored
Kyle Lloyd: 6 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 ER, BB, 4 K (90 pitches-59 strikes)
Darius Valdez: IP, BB, K (30 pitches-22 strikes) Win
Amarillo Sod Poodles Won Game 2 Won 5-4 (64-55)
Luis Patino ran into some late trouble in his Double-A debut as the right-hander went 4.2 innings and struck out seven while walking four. He allowed three unearned runs to cross the plate in the fifth inning and wasn’t able to finish the inning. Peter Van Gansen hit the go-ahead run in the sixth inning with an RBI single to score Kohlwey. Luis Torrens went 2-for-4 with an RBI single.
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Luis Torrens: 2-4, RBI, Run Scored
Peter Van Gansen: 2-3, 2 RBI, E
Owen Miller: 1-4, RBI, K
Luis Patino: 4.2 IP, 6 H, 4 R, ER, 4 BB, 7 K (102 pitches-71 strikes) No Decision
Evan Miller: 2 IP, 2 BB, 3 K (34 pitches-19 strikes) Save
Lake Elsinore Storm Lost 9-4 (61-58)
Jacob Nix made another start at Lake Elsinore, but it didn’t end well for the right-hander. Nix went 4.1 innings and allowed all nine runs to score on eight hits and two walks. Only five of those runs were earned as the Storm committed three errors. Tirso Ornelas returned to the Storm lineup and went 2-for-4 with two singles. Eguy Rosario had a two-RBI single while Allen Cordoba hit a solo home run in the losing effort.
Allen Cordoba: 1-3, HR, RBI, Run Scored, BB, 2 K, E
Eguy Rosario: 1-4, 2 RBI, Run Scored, BB, K
Tirso Ornelas: 2-4, Run Scored,
Jacob Nix: 4.1 IP, 8 H, 9 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 4 K (77 pitches-53 strikes) Loss
Osvaldo Hernandez: 2 IP, 2 H, BB, 2 K (40 pitches-23 strikes)
Fort Wayne TinCaps
Tri-City Dust Devils Won 4-1 (27-30)
Reinaldo Ilarraza immediately put the Dust Devils on top with an RBI triple in the first inning while Logan Driscoll picked up three RBIs without getting a hit. Connor Lehmann pitched three scoreless innings while striking out two batters. Jason Reynolds followed Lehmann by pitching three innings and striking out five batters. Jordy Barley went 1-for-3 with a double and two runs scored.
Jordy Barley: 1-3, 2 Runs Scored, 2B, BB, 2 K
Reinaldo Ilarraza: 2-4, RBI, 2 Runs Scored, 3B
Logan Driscoll: 0-3, 3 RBI, K
Connor Lehmann: 3 IP, 2 H, 2 BB, 2 K (46 pitches-29 pitches) No Decision
Jason Reynolds: 3 IP, H, BB, 5 K (51 pitches-32 strikes) Win
AZL Padres 1 Lost 8-5 (26-18)
The AZL Rangers got the drop on starter Noel Vela in the first two innings of the game as Vela allowed four runs on six hits in just 1.2 innings of work. Reliever Brandon Komar also allowed four runs in the two innings he pitched. Chris Givin continues to hit in Arizona as his batting average sits at .365 after hitting an RBI triple. Hudson Head also got a single hitting at the top of the lineup.
Chris Givin: 1-4, RBI, Run Scored, 3B
Bryan Torres: 1-3, RBI
Yerry Landinez: 2-3, Run Scored, K, 2 E
Noel Vela: 1.2 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 K (18 pitches-17 strikes) Loss
Brandon Komar: 2 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 3 ER, BB, 2 K (22 pitches-17 strikes)
AZL Padres 2 Lost 2-1 (30-15)
The AZL Padres 2 squad only managed three hits while the Rangers got ahead on a sacrifice bunt in the sixth inning. Robert Stock pitched one inning to open the game and struck out the side on nine pitches. Taylor Lomack went 1-for-4 with an RBI single to bring home the only Padres run. Cristian Heredia and Angel Solarte had the other two hits for the team. Jose Garcia took over after stock and pitched five innings, but took the loss despite striking out four.
Taylor Lomack: 1-4, RBI, K
Anthony Nunez: 0-2, Run Scored, BB, K
Robert Stock: IP, 3 K (9 pitches-9 strikes)
Jose Garcia: 5 IP, 5 H, 2 R, ER, 2 BB, 4 K (38 pitches-29 strikes) Loss
Jose Geraldo: 2 IP, 2 H, 2 K (13 pitches-12 strikes)
DSL Padres Lost Game 1 2-1
The DSL Padres made up a match they had against the DSL D-Backs but dropped the first game of the doubleheader. Nerwilian Cedeno had the only RBI in the game while going 2-for-4. Eduard Hidalgo also had a multi-hit effort by going 2-for-3. Starter Manuel Avila took a hard-luck loss, allowing two runs in four innings pitched.
Nerwilian Cedeno: 2-3, RBI, SB
Eduard Hidalgo: 2-3, K, CS
Edwin Rojas: 1-2, Run Scored, 2 BB, CS
Manuel Avila: 4 IP, 2 R, 2 ER, BB, 2 K (26 pitches-21 strikes) Loss
Jonfy Diaz: 2 IP, BB, K (11 pitches-7 strikes)
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DSL Padres Lost Game 2 10-6 (28-34)
After dropping the first game of the doubleheader, the DSL Padres got more offense in Game 2 but still absorbed a loss in a shortened game. Reginald Dowston provided a majority of the offense for the Padres with his three-run home run in the third inning. Axcel Peralta had two RBIs with a double. The only pitcher for the Padres who didn’t allow a run was Jonathan Alcantara, who pitched two innings of shutout relief.
Reginald Dowston: 1-3, HR, 3 RBI, Run Scored,
Axcel Peralta: 1-4, 2 RBI, K
Wilfredo Tovar: 1-3, Run Scored, K, SB
Jesus Lugo: 2 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, BB, 2 K (22 pitches-15 strikes) Loss
Jonathan Alcantara: 2 IP, 2 BB, 2 K (20 pitches-10 strikes)
Probable Starters for Wednesday’s Games
El Paso: OFF
Amarillo: Jesse Scholtens (5-6, 5.56 ERA) vs. TBD
Lake Elsinore: Reiss Knehr (3-4, 5.48 ERA) vs. Ryan Rolison (4-6, 5.19 ERA)
Fort Wayne: Efrain Contreras (4-5, 3.86 ERA) vs. Fitz Stadler (4-6, 4.97 ERA)
Tri-City: Jason Blanchard (1-2, 5.14 ERA) vs. Brandon Williamson (0-0, 1.80 ERA)
AZL Padres 1: TBD vs. AZL D-backs
AZL Padres 2: TBD vs. AZL Giants Black
DSL Padres: TBD vs. DSL Blue Jays
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