Padres Down on the Farm: August 25 (EP suspended/Avila 4 strong in SA/FW lose in extras/Hassell 2 H in LE)

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The San Diego Padres affiliates went 1-2 on the evening as the El Paso Chihuahuas were suspended due to rain.

Here is a recap of the day’s events.


El Paso Chihuahuas (Game suspended due to rain) (39-55 on the season)

Daniel Camarena– 0.1 IP, 2 H, 2 ER

Ivan Castillo– (1-for-2) single, run scored

Taylor Kohlwey– (0-for-2) RBI

The Chihuahuas game against Sugar Land was suspended in the fourth inning due to rain. The Chihuahuas were down big time, 7-1, at the time of the suspension. Daniel Camarena— who was just with the Padres on Tuesday night– got the start and went just 1/3 of an inning, giving up a pair of hits and a pair of runs.

Evan Miller followed and gave up three hits and three runs in 1.2 innings. Ultimately, the game was suspended.


San Antonio Missions (Won 3-1 vs. Midland) (46-51 on the season) 

Pedro Avila– 4 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 2 BBs, 5 Ks

Allen Cordoba– (2-for-3) single, double, RBI, run scored

Michael Curry– (1-4for-) single, RBI

The Missions shut down the RockHounds on Wednesday night. Pedro Avila got the start and tossed four solid innings, giving up just a run on two hits. After that, the combination of Sam McWilliams, Nick Kuzia, Tom Cosgrove, and Jose Quezada combined to throw five hitless innings. They walked three and totaled eight punchouts.

The Missions scored a run in the bottom of the first, then another in the bottom of the third to take the lead and held all the way through. This game had a grand total of eight hits from both teams–six of those from the Missions– and the San Antonio pitching was too much for the RockHounds.

Allen Cordoba continues to hit the cover off the baseball, adding half of the Missions’ hits to extend his personal streak to 11 games.


Fort Wayne TinCaps (Lost 4-3 to Dayton) (47-51 on the season)

Danny Denz– 4 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 2 BBs, 6 Ks

Yorman Rodriguez– (3-for-5) two singles, double, run scored

Tirso Ornelas– (1-for-5) double, 2 RBIs, run scored

Luis Almanzar– (1-for-4) single

The TinCaps lost a tough game against the Dragons on Wednesday night in extra innings. The Dragons scored three runs through the first five innings, but the TinCaps scored a pair in the bottom of the eighth to tie the game up.

Yorman Rodriguez had three hits, and Torso Ornelas had all three RBIs for the TinCaps as they dropped this one after crushing the Dragons 10-4 on Tuesday night. Danny Denz tossed four innings and left with the game in reach, but the Dragons had just enough to get the victory. Allen Cerda had three hits, including the game-winning double, to give the Dragons the victory.

Furthermore, Trey Wingenter will be making an appearance with the TinCaps on Thursday.


Lake Elsinore Storm (Lost 7-0 to San Jose) ( 42-55 on the season)

Nick Thwaits– 3 IP, 8 H, 6 ER, 2 Ks

Robert Hassell III- (2-for-3) BB, 2B, SB

Joshua Mears– (0-for-4) 3 K

Euribiel Angeles– (1-for-4) K

It was all Giants on Wednesday night in Lake Elsinore. The Giants scored three runs in both the second and third innings and added another in the fifth. Nick Thwaits gave up eight hits and six runs and was chased after just three innings. Giants catcher Patrick Bailey hit a home run, and all but three San Jose starters got hits on the evenings.

As for the Storm, the offense was nonexistent. Robert Hassell had half of the team’s hits as the Giants trio of Nick Swiney, Randy Rodriguez, and Abel Adames combined for seven innings to start the game. The trio gave up just five hits, one walk, and struck out 17 batters, with Swiney punching out three in just three innings.

The Storm will look for their bats to awaken on Thursday night.


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Thursday’s Probable Pitchers 

El Paso– TBD

San AntonioMoises Lugo (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

Fort WayneConnor Lehmann (3-2, 5.24 ERA)

Lake Elsinore– TBD

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