Down on the Farm: June 8 (Wild Pitch Leads to Walk-Off Win for Missions)

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The minor league affiliates went 3-2 on Friday.

Here’s a quick recap of today’s action.

El Paso Chihuahuas (30-32) Won 4-3

In a very tight contest, a four-run first inning was all El Paso needed as they held off the Iowa Cubs for a one run victory. Luis Urias picked up four walks in the game, while Auston Bousfield had a two-run single in the first inning. The El Paso bullpen banded together to throw four innings of scoreless baseball with Robert Stock pitching a clean ninth inning for his third save of the year.

Allen Craig: 1-4, RBI, R

Auston Bousfield: 2-3, 2 RBI, BB

Luis Urias: 0-0 , 4 BB, R

Jesse Scholtens: 5 IP, 4 H, 3 R (2 earned), 2 BB, 6 K (96 pitches- 64 strikes) Win

Robert Stock: IP (10 pitches-6 strikes) Save

San Antonio Missions (38-22) Won 5-4

The San Antonio Missions continue their strong season with their fifth win in their last seven games. Colin Rea had a very nice start, throwing five innings while allowing two runs and striking out eight. Phil Maton continued his rehab by pitching two scoreless innings while striking out three. Josh Naylor and Kyle Overstreet went 3-5 and 4-5 respectively with an RBI apiece while the Missions would pick up the victory thanks to a wild pitch scoring Taylor Kohlwey

Josh Naylor: 3-5, RBI, R

Kyle Overstreet: 4-5, RBI, R

Rod Boykin: 2-4, RBI, K

Colin Rea: 5 IP, 4 H 2 ER, 2 BB, 8 K (90 pitches-59 strikes) No Decision

Phil Maton: 2 IP, H, 3 K (21 pitches-13 strikes)

Lake Elsinore (30-31) Lost 8-7

The Lake Elsinore Storm let victory slip right through their grasp as David Bednar couldn’t close out the game for the Storm and surrendered three runs in the final innings. Reggie Lawson had another good game, striking out seven batters while allowing two runs in six innings pitched. Nate Easley picked up three RBI while Hudson Potts would pick up an RBI of his own on his 18th double of the year.

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Luis Torrens: 3-5, 2 2B, R

Edward Olivares: 2-5, RBI

Hudson Potts: 2-4, 2B, RBI, R, BB, 2 K

Nate Easley: 3-4, 2B, 3 RBI, R

Reggie Lawson: 6 IP, 7 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 7 K (105 pitches-62 strikes) No Decision

Fort Wayne TinCaps (27-32) Won 9-3

The TinCaps snapped their four-game losing streak and opened their series against the Lugnuts with a victory. Led by a six-inning game from Osvaldo Hernandez, the TinCaps took the lead with a four-run third inning highlighted by a Jalen Washington two-run home run. The TinCaps showed good patience by taking six walks in the game, with three of those walks resulting in RBI thanks to the bases being loaded.

Eddie Rosario: 2-5, 2 R, RBI

Jalen Washington: 2-4, HR, 2 RBI, 2 R, SB

Tirso Ornelas: 1-3, 2B, RBI, R, BB

Jeisson Rosario: 2-5, RBI, 2 R

Osvaldo Hernandez: 6 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 K (80 pitches-48 strikes) Win

DSL Padres (3-3) Lost 15-5

The young DSL Padres were doomed by four errors that led to six unearned runs to score, while the offense themselves struggled to find their stroke. Starter Eudi Ascensio allowed eight unearned runs to score in only one inning of work while the only pitcher to not allow a run was Sergio Carrizoza, who pitched two innings of scoreless ball. Yeison Santana went 2-5 with an RBI while Matias Polanco went 2-3 with a run scored.

Yeison Santana: 2-5, RBI, E

Bryan Torres: 1-5, 2B, RBI, R, K

Matias Polanco: 2-3, R

Eudi Ascensio: IP, 3 H, 8 R (2 earned), 2 BB, 3 K  Loss

Sergio Carrizoza: 2 IP, H, BB, K

Saturday’s Probables:

El Paso- Dillion Overton (2-2 2.76 ERA)

San Antonio- Cal Quantrill (4-3 4.15 ERA)

Lake Elsinor- Adrian Morejon (3-3 3.57 ERA)

Fort Wayne- Luis Patino (2-2 4.15 ERA)

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