Padres Down on the Farm: August 12 (Gettys homers twice for El Paso/Sod Poodles game suspended)
San Diego Padres affiliates went 4-0 on Monday.
Here is a recap of the day’s events.
El Paso Chihuahuas (70-50) Won 9-5
The Chihuahuas won a 9-5 contest against the San Antonio Missions on Monday. Emmanuel Ramirez earned a win in the game as he went five innings, allowing five earned runs. He has a 12.18 ERA in the Triple-A since being promoted from Amarillo. His offense scored early and often for Ramirez as El Paso scored at least a run in each of their first four innings. Michael Gettys homered twice and now has 28 on the year in El Paso. Ty France went 1-for-3 with two RBIs and is still hitting .401 on the season in the PCL.
Travis Jankowski– (2-5) RBI, 2 SB’s
Michael Gettys- (3-4) 2 HRs, 2 Runs, 3 RBIs, K
Jason Vosler– (2-4) 2B, Run, K
Esteban Quiroz– (2-4) 2 2B, Run, RBI, BB, 2 K
Emmanuel Ramirez- (Win) 5 IP, 7 H, 5 ER, 3 BB, 4 K (88 pitches- 51 strikes)
Amarillo Sod Poodles (62-55)
Lake Elsinore Storm (61-57)
Fort Wayne TinCaps (54-64) Won 3-1
The TinCaps won a close game 3-1 against the South Bend Cubs on Monday by the score of 3-1. Fort Wayne got a great start from Edwuin Bencomo who went five innings of one-run ball against the Cubs. The 20-year-old right-handed pitcher from Venezuela has a 3.04 ERA now on the year. Lefty Cody Tyler relieved him and went three shutout innings. He has a 2.33 ERA in the Midwest League. Mason Fox earned his first save by pitching a perfect 9th. Juan Fernandez homered in four at-bats, and Ethan Skened doubled twice for the TinCaps.
Ethan Skender– (2-4) 2 2B, Run
Lee Solomon– (2-4)
Mason Fox– (Save) 1 IP, 1 K (10 pitches- 7 strikes)
Cody Tyler– 3 IP, 3 H, 4 K (46 pitches- 30 strikes)
Edwuin Bencomo– (Win) 5 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, BB, 3 K (58 pitches-43 strikes)
Tri-City Dust Devils (26-30) Won 2-0
Dust Devils pitching was on point as Tri-City shutout the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes 2-0 on Monday night. 19-year-old Ignacio Feliz started the game and went five innings, lowering his ERA to 3.06 on the year. Ramon Perez earned his first save of the 2019 season as he pitched the last two innings for Tri-City. Felix Minjarez also threw two scoreless innings in the win. Logan Driscoll is heating up as he doubled twice and went 3-for-3 in the game for the Dust Devils.
Logan Driscoll- (3-3) 2 2B, 2 RBIs
Reinaldo Ilarraza- (1-4) Run, 2 K
Ramon Perez- (Save) 2 IP, 1 H, BB, 4 K
Felix Minjarez- 2 IP, 1 H, BB, 3 K
Ignacio Feliz- 5 IP, 3 H, 2 BB, 3 K
AZL Padres 1 (26-17)
AZL Padres 2 (30-14)
DSL Padres (28-32) Won 3-2
The DSL Padres were victorious in 10 innings over the DSL D-backs by the score of 3-2. Manuel Avila was victorious in the game as he pitched the final five innings for the Padres. The 18-year-old right-handed pitcher from Venezuela is now 4-1 on the season with a 5.77 ERA. Dominican Dwayne Matos started the game, throwing five shutout innings and lowering his ERA to 2.39 on the season. The 18-year-old has decent size (6-foot-1) and could be a serviceable prospect in the future. 17-year-old Reginald Dowtson homered for the 5th time of the season in the win. His two-run homer in the 10th was the difference in the game for the Padres.
Reginald Dowtson- (2-4) HR, Run, 2 RBIs, SB, K
Edwin Rojas– (1-3) Run, BB, K
Euribiel Angeles– (1-4)
Manuel Avila– 5 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 3 K
Dwayne Matos– (Win) 5 IP, 5 H, BB, K
El Paso- TBD vs. Trey Supak (1-0 5.71 ERA)
Amarillo- Luis Patino (0-0 0.00 ERA) vs. TBD
Lake Elsinore- Jacob Nix (0-1 0.00 ERA) vs. Will Gaddis (8-7 6.17 ERA)
Fort Wayne- OFF
Tri-City- Connor Lehmann (1-1 3.26 ERA) vs. TBD
AZL Padres 1- TBD vs. AZL Rangers
AZL Padres 2- TBD vs. AZL Indians Blue
DSL Padres- TBD vs. DSL D-backs (The two teams will also resume play of the suspended game from July 31)
James was born and raised in America’s Finest City. He is a passionate baseball fan with even more passion towards his hometown Padres. Editor-In-Chief of EastVillageTimes.com. Always striving to bring you the highest quality in San Diego Sports News. Original content, with original ideas, that’s our motto. Enjoy.