Padres Down on the Farm: August 17 (Cantillo solid in LE/Austin Allen homers for El Paso)

Credit: Jerry Espinoza/Clubhouse Corner

Credit: EVT Sports

San Diego Padres affiliates were 3-3 on Saturday.

Here is a recap of the day’s events.

El Paso Chihuahuas (72-52) Lost 5-4

The Chihuahuas lost a close game by the score of 5-4, as the Salt Lake Bees held off El Paso. A solo homer by Aderlin Rodriguez in the 9th inning brought El Paso to within a run, but they were unable to get anything else. Austin Allen hit his 18th homer of the year, and the catcher now has a .987 OPS this season in the PCL. Emmanuel Ramirez started the game and was given the loss after allowing five earned runs in 5 1/3 innings. The El Paso Chihuahua’ bullpen threw 2 2/3 innings of scoreless ball. The trio of pitchers ( Trevor Megill, Eric Yardley, and Gerardo Reyes) who pitched on Saturday did not even allow a hit.

Austin Allen– (1-4) HR, Run, RBI

Seth Mejias-Brean– (2-4) Run

Aderlin Rodriguez– (2-4) HR, Run, RBI

Eric Yardley– 1 IP

Emmanuel Ramirez– (Loss) 5.1 IP, 8 H, 5 ER, 3 BB, 2 K (85 pitches- 52 strikes)

Credit: El Paso Chihuahuas

Amarillo Sod Poodles (65-58) Lost 9-2

The Soddies dropped a game to the Frisco RoughRiders by the score of 9-2. Kyle Lloyd was shelled, giving up 13 hits and nine earned runs in 3 1/3 innings pitched. He has a 4.13 ERA now in the Texas League. Ruddy Giron is at the Double-A level, and the infielder made an appearance on the mound, pitching a scoreless inning. Kyle Overstreet recorded two of the three hits Amarillo got on the night. There was little to speak of from this game in terms of good news.

Kyle Overstreet– (2-3) 2B, Run, K

Taylor Trammell– (1-4) 2B

Buddy Reed– (0-2) Run, BB, K

Ruddy Giron– 1 IP, 1 H (15 pitches- 8 strikes)

Kyle Lloyd– 3.1 IP, 13 H, 9 ER, 3 BB, 4 K (88 pitches- 64 strikes)

Lake Elsinore Storm (64-59) Won 7-2

The Storm beat the Stockton Ports by the score of 7-2 on Saturday. Joey Cantillo pitched very well, allowing only two hits and a walk in five innings pitched. He has a 2.89 ERA so far in the Cal League after Saturday’s game. Gabriel Arias continues his hot hitting as he went 4-for-4 with a triple and a homer. He is now 10-44 (.386) in his last ten games for the Storm. Luis Campusano went 1-for-3 and has a .890 OPS so far this season. Xavier Edwards stole his 11th base in the win.

Credit: EVT News

Gabriel Arias– (4-4) HR, 3B, 2 Runs, 3 RBIs

Xavier Edwards– (1-5) Run, RBI, SB

Luis Campusano– (1-3) 2 Runs, RBI, BB, K

Eguy Rosario– (1-3) RBI, BB

Joey Cantillo-(Win) 5 IP, 2 H, BB, 6 K (84 pitches- 55 strikes)

Fort Wayne TinCaps (56-66) Won 3-2

The TinCaps beat the Bowling Green Hot Rods by the score of 3-2. Adrian Martinez started the game and went four innings allowing two earned runs. Dylan Coleman threw two scoreless innings of relief for the TinCaps lowering his ERA to 1.80 on the season. 22-year-old Mason Fox earned his 2nd save of the year for the TinCaps. Ripken Reyes, a USD product went 2-for-4 in his debut for the Fort Wayne TinCaps. Blake Hunt went 2-for-4 in the win and has a .725 OPS this season. Ken Bugajski was in attendance for EVT. Here is his recap of the game.

Ripken Reyes– (2-4) Run, K

Blake Hunt– (2-4) Run, RBI

Mason Fox– (Save) 2 IP, 6 K

Dylan Coleman– 2 IP, H, 2 BB, 2 K (37 pitches- 23 strikes)

Adrian Martinez– 4 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, BB, 4 K (69 pitches-45 strikes)

Tri-City Dust Devils (29-32) Won 2-0

The Dust Devils won 2-0 on the road against the Hillsboro Hops. Three pitchers combined on the six-hit shutout. Nick Thwaits started the game and went six innings pitched, with six strikeouts. Starlin Cordero and Dominic DiSabatino threw the last three innings for Tri-City. DiSabatino earned his first save of the year pitching the last six outs of the game. Two solo home runs were the difference in the win. Matthew Acosta hit his 6th of the season, and Jack Stronach smashed his 2nd in a 3-for-4 game.

Credit: Tri-City Dust Devils

Matthew Acosta- (1-4) HR, Run, RBI, K

Jack Stronach- (3-4) HR, Run, RBI

Jason Pineda– (2-3) 2B, BB, K

Reinaldo Ilarraza– (1-4) 3B, K

Nick Thwaits- (Win) 6 IP, 3 H, BB, 6 K (74 pitches- 49 strikes)

AZL Padres 1 (28-19)

OFF

AZL Padres 2 (32-16)

OFF

DSL Padres (34-32) Lost 9-3

The DSL Padres lost to the DSL White Sox in a seven-inning game that was cut short by rain. Dwayne Matos started the game and went four innings, allowing four earned runs and striking out three. The 18-year-old right-handed pitcher from the D.R. has a 3.02 ERA this season. Alex Ramirez hit his fourth homer in the loss. The Padres struck out 13 times in the game, while only walking once.

Albert Fabian– (1-3) 3B, Run, K

Wilfredo Tovar– (1-3) RBI, 2 Ks

Alex Ramirez-(1-3) HR, Run, 2 RBIs, K

Manuel Avila– 2 IP, 5 H, 4 ER, 2 K

Dwayne Matos– (Loss) 4 IP, 6 H, 4 ER, BB, 3 K

Sunday’s Probables

El Paso- TBD vs. TBD

Amarillo- Ronald Bolanos (6-4 4.95 ERA) vs. Ronald Herrera (2-3 5.85 ERA)

Lake Elsinore- Osvaldo Hernandez (0-1 2.19 ERA)

Fort Wayne- Ryan Weathers (3-5 3.59 ERA) vs. TBD

Tri-City- Ignacio Feliz (2-2 3.06 ERA) vs. Drey Jameson (0-0 10.13 ERA)

AZL Padres 1- TBD vs. AZL Brewers Gold

AZL Padres 2- TBD vs. AZL Indians Blue

DSL Padres- OFF

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