San Diego Padres affiliates went 5-2 on Monday.
Here is a recap of the day’s events.
El Paso Chihuahuas (77-56) Lost 11-3
El Paso got knocked around 11-3 on Monday against the Salt Lake Bees. Three different position players pitched for El Paso in the game. Peter Van Gansen, Boog Powell, and Matt Batten all pitched and remarkably the trio did not allow a run in 2 1/3 combined innings. Dietrich Enns was beaten up for three earned runs in three innings pitched. He has a 6.62 ERA this year in the PCL. El Paso only managed seven hits in the game, led by Michael Gettys who went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored. He has a .805 OPS so far this year.
Peter Van Gansen- (1-3) 2B, BB
Michael Gettys- (2-4) Run, RBI, 2 Ks
Michael Cantu– (1-4) RBI
Matt Batten- 1 IP, BB (11 pitches- 5 strikes)
Dietrich Enns– (Loss) 3 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 5 BB, 4 K (78 pitches-39 strikes)
Amarillo Sod Poodles (69-62) Lost 9-2
The Sod Poodles returned home on Monday and were beaten by the Tulsa Drillers by the score of 9-2. Jesse Scholtens started the game and went five innings for Amarillo. He allowed five earned runs and has a 5.52 ERA now on the season. Nick Kuzia and Carlos Belen allowed runs in relief as the Sod Poodles were never in this game. Taylor Trammell recorded two hits in the loss, and Hudson Potts doubled and drove in a run. Amarillo was 3-for-12 with runners in scoring position.
Taylor Trammell- (2-5) Run, BB
Hudson Potts– (2-5) 2B, RBI
Kyle Overstreet– (2-5) RBI, K
Luis Torrens– (1-4) Run, BB, K
Jesse Scholtens- (Loss) 5 IP, 10 H, 5 ER, 9 K (107 pitches- 70 strikes)
Lake Elsinore Storm (70-61) Won 7-4
The Storm won a 7-4 game on the road against the Lancaster JetHawks. Lake Elsinore knocked out 11 hits in the game, led by Luis Campusano who went 3-for-4 with two runs scored. Eguy Rosario also went 3-for-4 in the win. Reiss Knehr went five innings, allowing four earned runs but did not factor in the decision. Mason Fox threw the last two innings to earn his first Cal League save for the Storm. He struck out four in the game and has yet to allow a run since his promotion from the TinCaps.
Luis Campusano- (3-4) 2 2B, 2 Runs, RBI, BB
Eguy Rosario- (3-4) 2B, Run, 3 RBIs, BB
Jeison Rosario- (1-4) 2 Runs, BB
Mason Fox- (Save) 2.1 IP, BB, 4 K (34 pitches- 21 strikes)
Reiss Knehr- 5 IP, 6 H, 4 ER, 7 K (92 pitches- 65 strikes)
Fort Wayne TinCaps (59-72) Won 6-4
The TinCaps won 6-4 against the West Michigan Whitecaps. Slow-working Omar Cruz was on the mound for the TinCaps, and he pitched well. His defense let him down early, but the left-handed pitcher from Mexico settled down striking out seven in 4 1/3 innings pitched. The 20-year-old has a 2.20 ERA so far for the TinCaps. Franklin Van Gurp, acquired from the Giants for Alex Dickerson, earned the save after recording the last six outs of the game. Justin Lopez went 2-for-4 with two RBIs, and Ripken Reyes also went 2-for-4 in the game. Reyes has a .922 OPS in Fort Wayne.
Justin Lopez- (2-4) Run, 2 RBIs
Ripken Reyes– (2-4) Run
Agustin Ruiz– (1-3) 2B, Run, BB, K
Franklin Van Gurp- (Save) 2 IP, 2 H, 2 K (29 pitches- 20 strikes)
Omar Cruz- 4.1 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, BB, 7 K (79 pitches- 50 strikes)
Tri-City Dust Devils (34-36) Won 5-4
The Dust Devils walked-off against the Boise Hawks on Monday in a 5-4 win. Mason House drove in Jonny Homza with one out in the 9th for the victory. House went 2-for-3 in the game and drove in 3 RBIs. Sean Guilbe doubled twice in a 2-for-3 game at the plate. Jason Blanchard started for Tri-City and went four innings, striking out seven in the game. He has a 3.38 ERA on the season. Chris Lincoln earned the win after recording the last six out of the game for the Dust Devils.
Mason House- (2-3) 2B, Run, 3 RBIs, BB, K
Luke Becker– (1-2) RBI, BB
Sean Guilbe- (2-4) 2 2B, 2 Runs
Chris Lincoln- (Win) 2 IP, 3 K (20 pitches- 15 strikes)
Jason Blanchard- 4 IP, BB, 7 K (48 pitches- 33 strikes)
AZL Padres 1 (32-23) Won 5-4
In their last game of the season, the AZL Padres held off the AZL Reds for a 5-4 win on Monday morning. Two pitchers threw for the Padres, as Laurbert Arias and Brandon Komar completed the whole nine innings. Arias started the game and went five innings, allowing an earned run while striking out five. The right-hander now has a 3.68 ERA on the season. Komar earned the save, pitching the last four innings for the Padres. He owns a 3.93 ERA now on the season. Joshua Mears hit his 7th homer of the season in a 2-for-4 game at the plate.
Yordi Francisco– (2-4) SB, K
Yerry Landinez– (2-4) 2B
Joshua Mears- (2-4) HR, Run, 3 RBIs, K
Brandon Komar- (Save) 4 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 4 K
Luarbert Arias– (Win) 5 IP, 4 H, ER, 5 K
AZL Padres 2 (39-17) Won 6-5
The AZL Padres 2 team beat the AZL Angels 6-5 in their last game before Wednesday’s playoff game. Keegan Collett started the contest and went four innings, allowing two earned runs and striking out six. Five more pitchers came out of the pen for the Padres in the win. Anderson Polanco came in for his first save with two out in the 9th inning; Blake Baker had trouble closing out the game in the last frame and needed Polanco’s help in the 9th. Yeison Santana hit his 3rd homer of the season and went 2-for-2 in the game. He has a .923 OPS this year in Peoria. Luis Almanzar doubled twice and has a .878 OPS in the AZL.
Luis Almanzar- (2-3) 2 2B, 2 Runs, 2 BBs, K
Yeison Santana- (2-2) HR, Run, RBI
Vladimir Echavarria– (3-5) 2 RBIs, 2 SBs
Anderson Polanco (Save)- 0.1 IP, K
Keegan Collett- 4 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 6 K
El Paso- TBD vs. Nick Tropeano (4-6 6.15 ERA)
Amarillo- TBD vs. TBD
Lake Elsinore- TBD vs. Wills Montgomerie (8-2 4.89 ERA)