Down on the Farm: August 16 (Campusano homers as Chihuahuas win wild game)

Credit: Chihuahuas

Credit: EVT Farm

Both the DSL and ACL Padres saw their games get canceled, while the El Paso Chihuahuas were the victors in a game that saw 23 total runs cross the plate.

Here is a recap of the day’s events.

 

El Paso Chihuahuas Won 12-11 (36-51 on the season)

Luis Campusano: 2-for-5, HR, 2 R, 2 RBI, K

Matt Batten: 3-for-5, 3 R, 2 RBI, 2B, BB

Ivan Castillo: 4-for-5, R, 2 RBI, SB

Jose Azocar: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI, 3B,

James Norwood: IP, 2 H, 3 ER, 3 R, 2 BB, K (Win)

For just a moment, it seemed like the El Paso Chihuahuas were going to blow an 8-3 lead in the top of the seventh inning.

Five runs scored off of the rehabbing Nick Ramirez, who didn’t record an out in the inning before being yanked out of the game for Norwood. He fared little better, allowing three more runs to cross home before striking out Andrew Young to stop the bleeding.

However, El Paso had one last rally left in them after scoring multiple runs in the first, second, and fifth innings. Back-to-back singles to lead off the inning were followed by a Jurickson Profar walk, with Batten drawing another walk to bridge the gap. A strikeout was followed by a walk, which was followed by another strikeout to bring up Castillo with two outs.

His two-run single to right field pushed the Chihuahuas back on top for good as Parker Merkel pitched the final two innings to earn his first save of the season.

 

San Antonio Missions (39-46 on the season)

The Missions will begin a six-game series against the Corpus Christi Hooks on Tuesday, August 16.

 

Fort Wayne TinCaps (37-44 on the season)

The TinCaps are on the road to begin a six-game series against the West Michigan Whitecaps on Tuesday, August 16.

 

Lake Elsinore Storm (37-48 on the season)

Lake Elsinore will hit the road as they begin a six-game series against the Inland Empire 66ers on Tuesday, August 16.

 

DSL Padres (17-6 on the season)

Both games for the DSL Padres were canceled.

 

ACL Padres (12-20 on the season)

The ACL Padres game against the ACL Royals was canceled today.


Probable Starters for Tuesday’s Games

El Paso: TBD

San Antonio: TBD

Fort Wayne: TBD

Lake Elsinore: TBD

DSL Padres: TBD

ACL Padres: TBD

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Jason Freund
I am currently attending San Diego State University while working on achieving a major in journalism. At SDSU, I write for The Daily Aztec while also hosting the sports radio show "Picked Off", for KCR Radio. A loyal fan of San Diego sports, I hope to bring content that you will enjoy reading.

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