The San Diego Padres affiliates went 3-1 on Wednesday, with the ACL Padres having an off day and Fort Wayne having a rainout.
El Paso Chihuahuas (Won 7-6 vs. Albuquerque F/11) (56-45 on the season)
Eguy Rosario: 3-for-4, 2 R, RBI, BB, SB
Luis Campusano: 2-for-5, HR, 2B, 3 RBI, K
Jesse Scholtens: 3 IP, 0 R, H, BB, 2 K’s
Tom Cosgrove: 2.1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 2 K’s
El Paso won a wild game against Albuquerque in extra innings Wednesday by the score of 7-6. The Chihuahuas had an early lead after runs in the first and third innings, then found themselves down by two after giving up runs in three straight innings. Luis Campusano and Kervin Pichardo both added solo home runs for the Chihuahuas to tie the game at four. Pichardo’s home run came in the bottom of the ninth with two outs, sending the game to extras.
In the tenth inning, Albuquerque took a two-run lead after a pair of RBI doubles, and again, the Chihuahuas fought back and tied the game thanks to a two-run double by Campusano. In the bottom of the eleventh, Pichardo laid down a bunt to move the runner on second over, and the ball was thrown away, which allowed the winning run to score on an error.
San Antonio Missions (Won 8-0 vs. Wichita) (52-44 on the season)
Juan Fernandez: 3-for-3, 3B, 2 R, 3 RBI
Thomas Milone: 3-for-4, R, 2 RBI
Henry Henry: 4 IP, 0 R, 3 H, BB, 6 K’s
Moises Lugo: 3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 5 K’s
The Missions were dominant on Wednesday night in an 8-0 victory over Wichita, their second win in as many nights. The offense was impressive for San Antonio, totaling eleven hits from seven different players, with Juan Fernandez and Thomas Milone having three-hit nights and Ripken Reyes with a pair of hits.
The pitching for the Missions was equally impressive on the night. In all, they struck out 13 batters and walked only one. Starting pitcher Henry Henry led the way for San Antonio, striking out six and walking only one in four innings of work. The Missions will go for a series sweep Thursday against the Wind Surge after what was one of their most complete games of the season.
Fort Wayne TinCaps (PPD due to rain) (41-56 on the season)
Game vs. South Bend postponed due to rain with a makeup date of August 6.
Lake Elsinore Storm (Lost 7-1 against Visalia) (58-40 on the season)
Marcos Castanon: 1-for-3, HR, 2 BB, K
Nerwilian Cedeno: 0-for-2, 2 BB
Justin Farmer: 1-for-4, K, SB (33)
Keegan Collett: 1 IP, 0 R, 2 BB, 3 K’s
The Storm fell 7-1 to Visalia after taking an early lead on a first-inning solo home run by Marcos Castanon. That would be all the offense for Lake Elsinore on Wednesday night, though they were in the ballgame for most of the night. The Rawhide answered the first-inning home run from the Storm with a pair of RBI singles, putting them up 2-1 after four innings. That would be the score heading into seventh inning, where the Rawhide pulled away with a five-run inning. The five runs came from a two-run home run and a three-run home run that put Visalia ahead for good.
DSL Padres (Won 1-0 vs. DSL White Sox F/7) (28-15 on the season)
Jesus Castro: 2-for-3, 2B
Maikol Munoz: 1-for-3, RBI
Oliver Carrillo: 1-for-3, 3B, R
Jhosep Chirinos: 5 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 5 K’s
The DSL Padres used a timely RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning and dominant pitching to defeat the DSL White Sox 1-0. After five scoreless innings to begin the ballgame, Maikol Munoz drove in the game’s only run on an RBI single, scoring Oliver Carrillo, who was on third after a triple with two outs. Jhosep Chirinos led the way for the Padres with five scoreless innings that saw him allow only two base runners while striking out five.
ACL Padres (Off) (20-20 on the season)
El Paso: Ryan Weathers (5-6, 6.38 ERA)
San Antonio: Ben Krauth (0-1, 7.53 ERA)
Fort Wayne: Ryan Bergert (2-7, 6.09 ERA)
Lake Elsinore: TBD
DSL Padres: TBD
ACL Padres: TBD