Down on the Farm: May 2 (Storm are No-Hit and France & Franmil Go Deep Twice)

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The San Diego Padres affiliates were 2-2 on Wednesday, May 2.

It was an eventful night as the Lake Elsinore Storm were no-hit and both Franmil Reyes and Ty France both went deep for their respective teams.

Here is a look at the day’s/night’s action:

El Paso Chihuahuas (17-10) Lost 4-3

Franmil Reyes rocketed two balls over the right field fence for El Paso, but that was not enough for the Chihuahuas as they lost 4-3 to the Aces. Walker Locket got the start and was pretty effective, allowing four earned runs in five innings. Reno’ pitcher Taylor Clarke pitched well despite allowing the two dingers to Reyes. Franmil has legit power the other way as he has no problem letting the ball travel deep into his zone. I am very excited about this young man’s potential, and I have been for a long time.

Franmil Reyes– (2-3) 2 HR, 2 RBI, 3 Runs, BB, K

Luis Urias– (1-4)

Dusty Coleman– (1-3) SB

Kyle McGrath– 2 IP, 4 K ((24 pitches- 14 strikes)

Walker Lockett- 5 IP, 8 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 6 K (104 pitches- 68 strikes)

San Antonio Missions (16-10) Won 5-2

The Missions continue to play well as the team beat the RoughRiders tonight by the score of 5-2. Ty France blasted two homers and Fernando Tatis Jr. hit a solo homer in the fifth inning. Cal Quantrill went seven strong, striking out eight and walking two. Matt Strahm pitched a scoreless inning and Jose Castillo earned the save for San Antonio. The Missions are starting to play some quality baseball as they have one of the best bullpens in the Texas League.

Ty France– (2-4) 2 HR, 2 RBI, 2 Run

Fernando Tatis Jr.– (1-5) HR, RBI, Run, 2 K

Kyle Overstreet– 2b, RBI, Run

Cal Quantrill– (Win) 7 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 8 K (100 pitches- 65 strikes)

Jose Castillo– (Save) 1 IP, 1 H, 3 K (21 pitches- 12 strikes)

Lake Elsinore Storm  (10-17) Lost 4-0

The Storm were no-hit on Wednesday night as the 66ers combined on the rare feat. Jason Alexander started the game and went seven innings. He was removed after 93 pitches and Zac Ryan followed him by walking two in the eight, but getting out of the jam. In the ninth, Sean Isaac earned the final three outs, keeping his ERA at 0.00 for the year. The Storm managed six walks, but struck out 12 times on the night. Adrian Morejon threw 88 pitches and only went five innings allowing four earned runs. Not a very pleasant night for the Storm.

Brad Zunica– (0-1) 2 BB, K

Hudson Potts– (0-4) 4 K

Kelvin Melean– (0-3) 3 K

Jorge Ona– (0-3) BB, K

Adrian Morejon– 5 IP, 4 ER, 4 BB, 4 K (88 pitches- 56 strikes)

Fort Wayne TinCaps (12-14)  Won 7-6

The TinCaps won on a walkoff hit-by-pitch with two outs in the ninth. Jack Suwinski was hit by a pitch, scoring Esteury Ruiz from third to win the game for Fort Wayne by the score of 7-6. The TinCaps scored four in the ninth as Jalen Washington, Reinaldo Ilarraza, and Carlos Belen started the inning with three straight hits. Tom Cosgrove pitched well, but Ben Sheckler gave up three runs (1 earned) in his 2.1 innings pitched. The TinCaps are inching their way to .500 after starting the season slowly.

Justin Lopez– (2-3) HR, 3 RBI, Run, K

Tre Carter– (2-3) K

Carlos Belen– (1-1) 2 RBI, Run

Reinaldo Ilarraza– (2-4) Run, K

Tom Cosgrove– 4 IP, 3 H, BB, K (

Thursday’s Probables

El Paso- Brett Kennedy (3-0) 1.29 ERA

San Antonio- Miguel Diaz (1-1) 1.17 ERA

Lake Elsinore- Pedro Avila (1-2) 3.18 ERA

Fort Wayne- Osvaldo Hernandez (2-2) 4.26 ERA

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