Down On The Farm: July 11 (Buddy Reed Makes Double-A Debut)

Credit: M.Kreg/EVT Sports

Credit: EVT News

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 5-3 on Wednesday.

Here’s a recap of the day’s action

El Paso Chihuahuas (50-40)


San Antonio Missions (52-36) Lost 3-4 to the Frisco Roughriders

Fernando Tatis Jr. extends his hitting streak to 12 games with a 1-for-4 night, stroking a single. Over the hitting streak, he is hitting .416  with four home runs. However, he committed a throwing error, one of four on the night for the Missions. Buddy Reed went hitless in his Double-A debut, with a strikeout. He also made a fielding error in centerfield. Austin Allen continues a cold streak by also going hitless, dropping his batting average to .147 over his last 10 games. Jacob Nix went four innings, giving up three earned runs and one home run. He raised his season earned run average to 1.95 on the year.

3B Ty France 1-4, HR, 2 RBI

1B Kyle Overstreet 2-4

CF Buddy Reed 0-4, 1 K

C Austin Allen 0-4, 2 K

DH Taylor Kohlwey 2-3, 1 R

SP Jacob Nix 4 IP, 3 ER, 0 K, 0 BB, 1 HR, 71 pitches

Lake Elsinore Storm (43-48) Won 10-4 against the Inland Empire 66ers

Nate Easley continues to run a hot bat, going 3-for 5 on Wednesday. He is hitting .424 over his last ten games to go along with four stolen bases. Blake Rogers gave up his first earned run in his last eight appearances. Jorge Ona now has a hit in five of his last six games, after going five straight games without a base hit. Edward Olivares stole two bags in the game, giving him 13 on the season. Allen Cordoba seems to be getting back up to speed, with a short six-game hitting streak. He got a double in his only at bat on the night to go with a walk.

LF Nate Easley 3-5, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 2 R

CF Edward Olivares 2-4, 2 R, 1 RBI, 2 SB

1B Brad Zunica 1-2, 1 HR, 2 BB, 2 R, 2 RBI

3B Hudson Potts 0-4, 3 K, 1 R

SP Pedro Avila 6 IP, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 0 HR, 93 pitches

Credit: M.Kreg/EVT Sports

Fort Wayne TinCaps (44-45) Won 8-4 against the Cedar Rapids Kernels

Esteury Ruiz continues to strike out a lot, racking up another three to give him 12 over the last ten games. Kelvin Melean continues to hit well since moving to Fort Wayne; in his three games with the team, he has hit .600/.667/.900 with three doubles. Luis Campusano‘s batting average has been slipping for a while now, as it has hit its second-lowest point since May 15 at .275. Luis Patino continues his scoreless streak, bringing it up to 10.2 innings. Austin Smith gives up four earned runs, his first in nearly a month, and his first at Fort Wayne; the last time he was scored on was June 16th.

2B Esteury Ruiz 1-5, 3 K

1B Nick Feight 0-5

2B Kelvin Melean 3-4, 1 RBI, 1 R

SS Gabriel Arias 2-5, 2 R

SP Luis Patino 5 IP, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, 77 pitches

RP Austin Smith 1.2 IP, 4 ER, 2 HR

Tri-City Dust Devils (13-13) Lost 0-11 to the Hillsboro Hops

It was not a good day for the Dust Devils’ offense, as they were shutout and could only muster five hits on the day. Mason House continues his abysmal season, going hitless with two punch outs, lowering his season average to .121, and an even worse .094 over the last 10 games. Owen Miller, on the other hand, continues to be hot, with hits in 13 of his last 14 games, to go along with six multi-hit performances. Luis Asuncion continues to provide very little thump with his bat, with just one extra-base hit in his last nine games. Adrian Martinez has been getting rocked since his move to Tri-City, with a 7.23 ERA in his five starts.

DH Mason House 0-3, 2 K

CF Tre Carter 0-3, 2 K

SS Owen Miller 1-2

SS Olivier Basabe 1-2, 1 2B

SP Adrian Martinez 5 IP, 3 ER, 10 H, 1 BB, 2 K, 72 pitches

RP Gabe Mosser 1 IP, 4 ER, 2 BB, 1 K, 1 HR

AZL Padres 2 (9-9) Won 12-1 against the AZL Mariners 1 in 5 innings

The game was ended early after five innings due to lightning. Sean Guilbe and Jonny Homza both hit their first career professional home runs, while Luis Roman hit his first two career homers. Payton Smith continues a cold streak, having accrued only three hits in his last 10 games. Michell Miliano had a second consecutive good start, throwing four innings of one-run ball to go with six strikeouts.

3B Sean Guilbe 1-3, 1 HR

DH Jonny Homza 1-3, 1 HR, 2 RBI

C Luis Roman 2-4, 2 HR, 5 RBI

SP Michell Miliano 4 IP, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 K

Credit: Tri-City Dust Devils

AZL Padres 1 (5-12) Winning 6-3 through four innings (game suspended due to lightning)

DH Nick Gatewood 3-3, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 2 Runs

1B Carlos Luis 2-3, Run

OF- Jaquez Williams, 2-3, Run

DSL Padres (19-14) Lost 5-6 to the DSL Reds (first game of doubleheader)

Game ended after 7.2 innings. Julio De La Cruz goes 3-for-3 in a fantastic game in what is hopefully a rebound from his most recent work. Vladimir Echevarria goes 0-for-4 with two strikeouts to give him 14 strikeouts over his last 10 games.

1B Julio De La Cruz 3-3, 1 RBI, 1 BB

3B Vladimir Echevarria 0-4, 2 K

DH Brandon Valenzuela 0-4, 3 K

SP Jesus Cisneros 4 IP, 0 ER, 3 K

CF Junior Perez 1-3, 1 3B

DSL Padres (20-14) Won 14-9 against the DSL Reds (second game of doubleheader)

Game ended after 7 innings.  Reliever Alfredo Castaneda got rocked for five earned runs without registering an out. He also walked three. Victor Nova hit his first career professional home run. Juan Garcia continues his cold start to the season, hitting a paltry .148/.378/.185.

3B Victor Nova 2-4, 1 HR, 2 R, 4 RBI

1B Emmanuel Guerra 2-3, 3 R, 2 RBI

RP Alfredo Castaneda 0 IP, 5 ER, 3 BB

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Kent Williams
Kent is high school student, and is the youngest writer at East Village Times. He plays baseball, and runs cross country. He is also a Life Scout currently working towards the rank of Eagle. He was born in San Diego, and been a Padres fan ever since.
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