Down on the Farm: June 29 (Plenty of Action on Friday)

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San Diego Padres affiliates were 4-4 on Friday.

Here is a recap of the day’s action.

El Paso Chihuahuas (42-39) Lost 10-3

The Chihuahuas have now lost two in a row, as the lost to Albuquerque 10-3 on Friday. Andrew Lockett was knocked around for eight runs (three earned) in only 3.2 innings pitched. He just did not have his best stuff on the night. El Paso managed only five hits, as they got behind early and pretty much checked out of the game. Franmil Reyes went 1-for-2 raising his average to .342 on the year. Luis Urias got one hit in four at bats as his average is down to .264 on the season.

Forrestt Allday- (1-4) 3B, 2 Runs, BB

Luis Urias– (1-4) Run, RBI, BB, K

Franmil Reyes– (1-2) 2 BB

Walker Lockett- (Loss) 3.2 IP, 9 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 4 K (80 pitches- 55 strikes)

Jonathan Aro– 2 IP (19 pitches- 15 strikes)

San Antonio Missions (47-31) Won 4-3

San Antonio got two runs in the top of the 10th inning to take a 4-2 lead over the Naturals. Rowan Wick came in to pitch the bottom of the 10th and allowed one run to score, but preserved his fifth save of the year for the Missions. Ty France had a homer on the night, his 11th of the year. Fernando Tatis Jr.also recorded two hits as his average is up to .279 on the year. The Missions struck out 12 times on the day as every starter had at least one strikeout except for Peter Van Gansen or Taylor Kohlwey.

Jesse Scholtens– 6 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 5 K (84 pitches- 58 strikes)

Ty France– (2-5) HR, RBI, Run, 2 K

Fernando Tatis Jr.– (2-3) Run, 2 BB, K, SB

Josh Naylor– (1-4) BB, K, CS

Michael Gettys– (1-4) Run, 3 K’s

Lake Elsinore Storm (36-43) Lost 3-1

The Storm have now lost six of their last eight games, as the dropped a close one to Modesto. Rancho Cucamunga just took three of four from the Storm, so this first loss of the five-game road trip is brutal. Pedro Avila was on the mound as he went 5.1 innings, allowing two earned runs to score. The Storm only managed four hits on the evening, as the bats continue to struggle for them. Lake Elsinore failed to draw a walk in the contest as they have lacked patience all year long.

Buddy Reed– (1-4) Run, SB, K

Allen Cordoba– (1-4) K

Edward Olivares– (1-4)

Elliot Ashbeck– 1.2 IP, 2 K (24 pitches- 14 strikes)

Pedro Avila– 5.1 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 4 K (91 pitches- 60 strikes)

Fort Wayne TinCaps (38-40) Lost 2-1

The TinCaps dropped a close one on the road to the Captains, as the team allowed the winning run to cross in the 11th. Caleb Boushley earned the loss after allowing a run to score in his 1.1 innings pitched. The TinCaps’ offense was non-existent on the night, as the team only managed three hits. This young team has had plenty of inconsistent play this season and that is to be expected.

Jalen Washington– (1-4) HR, RBI, Run

Robbie Podorsky– (1-4) SB

Luis Campusano– (1-4)

Travis Radke– 2.2 IP, 6 K (35 pitches- 26 strikes)

Luis Patino– 6.1 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, BB, 6 K (74 pitches- 47 strikes)

Tri-City Dust Devils (8-7) Won 7-4

The Dust Devils got back on the winning track, as they beat the Hawks 7-4 on Friday. Cole Bellinger got the start and was roughed up a bit, allowing four earned runs in four innings. The bullpen picked him up as Gabe Mosser, Dan Dallas and Carter Capps failed to allow another run to cross home plate. Tri-City recorded 10 hits on the day as Aldemar Burgos, Dwanya Williams-Sutton, Tre Carter and Kelvin Alarcon each had two hits a piece.

Kelvin Alarcon- (2-4) 3B, 2B, 2 RBI, Run, 2 K

Tre Carter- (2-4) 2B, Run, RBI, K

Dwanya Williams-Sutton- (2-4) Run, RBI

Aldemar Burgos- (2-4) Run, K

Cole Bellinger– 4 IP, 5 H, 4 ER, 3 BB, 3 K

AZL Padres 1 (5-4) Won 5-4

The AZL Padres beat the AZL Royals on Friday, as Luarbert Arias was solid for the team. The 17 year old right handed is yet another young name to file in the brain. The Padres are loaded with teenage talent throughout their system. Augustin Ruiz and Jaquez Williams homered for the Padres and Ruddy Giron recorded two hits. Giron has looked good in Arizona and should be sent back to Lake Elsinore very soon.

Augustin Ruiz- (2-5) HR, 2 RBI, Run, K

Jaquez Williams– (1-4) HR, RBI, Run, K

Ruddy Giron– (2-4) 2B, Run

Starlin Cordero– (Save) 1 IP, 1 ER, 1 BB

Luarbert Arias- 5 IP, 2 H, 2 BB, 5 K

AZL Padres 2 (5-4) Won 11-10

The AZL Padres 2 held on for a 11-10 victory against the AZL Rangers. Three runs of Vijay Miller in the ninth made it close, but he was able to get the final out. Noel Vela was roughed up early by the Rangers, but he got plenty of run support to bail him and the team out. The team recorded 13 hits and seven walks on the night as the Padres youngsters put plenty of pressure on the Rangers’ pitching staff.

Yordi Francisco- (2-3) 2B, 3 Runs, BB, SB

Jordy Barley- (2-5) 3B, 2 Runs, RBI

Jonny Homza- (2-5) 2 RBI

Tucupita Marcano- (2-5) RBI

Noel Vela– 2.1 IP, 7 H, 4 ER, 3 BB, 4 K

DSL Padres (15-9) Lost 7-4

Mauricio Rodriguez was decent today, but the DSL Padres lost to the DSL Reds 7-4. Rodriguez was inline for the win but Sergio Carrizoza was roughed up, giving up four earned runs without allowing an out. There was plenty of offense for the Padres, as they recorded eight hits and eight walks, but could not get the timely hit when it mattered. Adrian Antunez, Vladimir Echavarria and Yeison Santana all had multiple hits in the loss.

Yeison Santana– (2-5) 2B, RBI, K

Adrian Antunez– (2-3) Run, BB

Vladimir Echavarria- (2-4) Run, K

Christian Heredia- (1-5) 4 K

Mauricio Rodriguez- 5 IP, 8 H, 2 ER, 2 K

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