Down on the Farm: Padres Minor League Week Two in Review

Credit: GaslampBall

Credit: GaslampBall
Credit: GaslampBall

Despite a rough week at the big league level for the San Diego Padres, the Padres minor league affiliates had a slightly better week overall. Although their combined record was only 11-14, all four minor league teams had some outstanding performances, both pitching and hitting. Here is the Padres minor league week in review for week two of the 2016 season.

Triple-A: El Paso Chihuahuas (1-5)
Monday: L 3-6
Tuesday: PPD
Wednesday: L 3-9
Thursday: L 1-4
Friday: W 10-3
Saturday: L 5-13
Sunday: L 5-8

Player of the Week: Alex Dickerson 6/19, .948 OPS, 2 HR, 5 RBI

Pitcher of the Week: Tayron Guerrero 4 IP, 0 ER, 1.500 WHIP, 3 K

Double-A: San Antonio Missions (2-3)
Monday: L 1-10
Tuesday: W 6-3
Wednesday: N/A
Thursday: W 5-0
Friday: L 0-2
Saturday: L 4-9
Sunday: PPD

Player of the Week: Nelson Ward 8/25, .850 OPS, 1 HR, 4 RBI

Pitcher of the Week: Cesar Vargas 12.2 IP, 2 ER, .492 WHIP, 14 K

Single-A: Lake Elsinore Storm (3-4)
Monday: W 8-4
Tuesday: W 3-2
Wednesday: L 1-4
Thursday: L 1-4
Friday: L 3-5
Saturday: W 2-0
Sunday: L 2-6

Player of the Week: Luis Urias 9/23, .808 OPS, 0 HR, 2 RBI

Pitcher of the Week: Kyle McGrath 6.2 IP, 0 ER, .806 WHIP, 8 K

Low-A: Fort Wayne Tin Caps (5-2)
Monday: W 4-2
Tuesday: L 1-3
Wednesday: W 6-5
Thursday: W 10-2
Friday: W 10-3
Saturday: W 14-1
Sunday: L 4-5

Player of the Week: Austin Allen 13/23, .1.259 OPS, 0 HR, 5 RBI

Pitcher of the Week: Walter Lockett 11 IP, 1 ER, .909 WHIP, 12 K

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Patrick Brewer
Editorial and Prospect Writer for East Village Times. Twenty-five years young, Patrick has lived in San Diego for his entire life and has been a Padres fan nearly as long. Patrick lives for baseball and is always looking to learn new things about the game he loves through advanced stats.
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