Padres Down on the Farm: August 5 (Richards leaves rehab start early in LE/Trammell homers for Soddies/Abrams promoted to Fort Wayne)

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San Diego Padres affiliates went 4-3 on Monday.

Here is a recap of the day’s events.

El Paso Chihuahuas (66-48) Lost 10-4

The Chihuahuas lost 10-4 in Memphis as the team is obviously playing with a heavy heart. El Paso has not played well having lost seven of their last ten games. Lefty Dietrich Enns was shelled for six earned runs in three innings. He has a 6.50 ERA in the PCL. Lefty Travis Radke threw another scoreless inning. He has a 2.30 ERA so far in the PCL. Carl Edwards Jr. threw a scoreless inning as well, striking out a batter. Austin Allen drove in his 44th run of the year in the loss. He has a .941 OPS so far in Triple-A.

Jason Vosler– (1-4) 2B, Run, RBI, BB, K

Austin Allen- (1-4) 2 RBI, 2 K

Travis Jankowski– (0-3) 2 BB, K

Travis Radke- (1 IP, 1 H, 2 K (18 pitches- 12 strikes)

Dietrich Enns- (Loss) 3 IP, 7 H, 6 ER, 2 K (57 pitches- 38 strikes)

John E. Moore III / Amarillo Sod Poodles

Amarillo Sod Poodles (60-51) Won 4-3

The Soddies won a close game against the Midland Rockhounds as two late runs were the difference. Taylor Trammell led off the 8th inning with a home run on the first pitch to bring the game to a 3-3 tie. Amarillo scored one more on a Hudson Potts single and the bullpen held the lead. Blake Rogers just promoted again from Lake Elsinore threw a scoreless inning for the Sod Poodles. Carlos Belen earned his first save featuring some nasty stuff on the mound. Amarillo is looking like they might run away with the Texas League. They are playing really well right now.

Taylor Trammell– (1-5) HR, RBI, Run, K

Ivan Castillo– (1-4) Run, RBI

Luis Torrens– (1-4) 2B, K

Carlos Belen- (Save) 1 IP, 2 K (9 pitches- 7 strikes)

Nick Margevicius– (Win) 7 IP, 7 H, 3 ER, BB, 5 K (100 pitches/63 strikes)

Lake Elsinore Storm (58-55) Lost 3-1

Lake Elsinore lost to the Giants by the score of 3-1 on Monday. Garrett Richards made a rehab start but left early with trainers holding his arm. Not good news for Padres fans. Before departing, the pitcher went 2 2/3 innings for Lake Elsinore. Mason Thompson is back with the Storm, and he was saddled with the loss. He went three innings, allowing all three Giants’ runs to score. Xavier Edwards started at shortstop and went 3-for-4 with his 8th stolen base of the season in the Cal League. Luis Campusano continues to rake, going 2-for-4. He now has a .895 OPS this season.

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Xavier Edwards- (3-4) Run, SB

Luis Campusano- (2-4) 2B, RBI

Allen Cordoba- (1-4) K

Mason Thompson- (Loss) 3 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 3 K (45 pitches- 32 strikes)

Garrett Richards- 2. 2 IP, 2 H, 2 BB, 5 K (51 pitches- 30 strikes)

Fort Wayne TinCaps (51-60) Won 9-3

Fort Wayne pulled away late in a 9-3 win at home over the West Michigan Whitecaps. Six late runs were the difference as Fort Wayne scored three in the 7th and three in the 7th to gain the win. Ryan Weathers started the game but did not factor in the win. He threw six innings and allowed three earned runs. He owns a 3.71 ERA no in the Midwest League. Cody Tyler earned a victory after pitching two scoreless innings out of the pen. Jawuan Harris homered in a 3-for-5 game at the plate. Ethan Skender also recorded three hits as Fort Wayne earned 14 total hits in the game.

Jawuan Harris- (3-5) HR, 2 Runs, 2 RBIs, SB, 2 Ks

Ethan Skender- (3-5) 2 Runs

Justin Lopez– (2-4) 2B, 2 Runs

Tyler Benson– (2-4) 2B, 2 Runs, RBI

Ryan Weathers- 6 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 4 K (76 pitches- 50 strikes)

Tri-City Dust Devils


AZL Padres 1 (23-15) Won 5-0

The AZL Padres 1 team shutout the AZL Angels by the score of 5-0 on Monday. Padres pitchers only allowed two hits in the win. 18-year-old right-handed pitcher Miguel Rondon started the game and went five shutout innings. He struck out five and now has a 2.90 ERA on the season. Andrew Dean relieved him and went two perfect innings, striking out three. Joshua Mears doubled, and Hudson head drove in a run in the victory. CJ Abrams was promoted to Fort Wayne before the game. He will start his full-season debut this week in Indiana.

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Joshua Mears- (1-2) 2B, Run, BB

Chandler Seagle– (1-4) Run, K

Hudson Head– (1-4) RBI

Andrew Dean- 2 IP, 3 K

Miguel Rondon- (Win) 5 IP, 1 H, 5 K

AZL Padres 2 (27-12) Won 6-1

The AZL Padres 2 team were victorious by the score of 6-1 over the AZL Brewers Blue team. The Padres got a great start from 18-year-old right-handed pitcher Carlos Guarte. The pitcher now has a 2.01 ERA in seven games in Peoria. 19-year-old Michell Miliano threw two scoreless innings lowering his ERA to 4.70 on the season. Luis Almanzar tripled in a 2-for-5 game. He has a .835 OPS this season in the desert. The 19-year-old might have finally started to figure things out. Taylor Lomack went 2-for-4 and has a .838 OPS.

Luis Almanzar- (2-5) 3B, 2 Runs, RBI, K

Taylor Lomack- (2-4)  RBI, SB

Anthony Nunez– (2-2) Run, 2 RBIs, 2 BBs

Michell Miliano- 2 IP, 1 H, 4 K

Carlos Guarate– (Win) 5 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, BB, 4 K

DSL Padres (24-30) Lost 8-4

The DSL Padres lost 8-4 to the DSL White Sox on Monday morning. 17-year-old Jairo Iriarte, a 6-foot-2 right-handed pitcher from Venezuela made a start. He allowed three earned runs in four innings pitched. He has a 3.86 ERA so far this season. Jonfy Diaz threw two innings and lowered his ERA to 2.40 on the season. Edwin Rojas homered to lead off the game. The Padres managed ten hits in the game, but could not contain the White Sox offense he slugged 13, including two homers.

Edwin Rojas-(1-4) HR, 2 Runs, 2 RBIs, BB

Josttin Diaz– (1-4) 3B, Run, 2 Ks

Charlis Aquino– (2-5) RBI, K

Axcel Peralta– (2-4) SB, 2 Ks

Jairo Iriarte- (Loss) 4 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, BB, 2 K

Tuesday’s Probables

El Paso- OFF

Amarillo- Ronald Bolanos (5-3 4.92 ERA) vs. James Naile (6-5 5.85 ERA)

Lake Elsinore- Luis Patino (6-8 2.63 ERA) vs. Aaron Phillips (6-7 4.67 ERA)

Fort Wayne- TBD vs. Wikel Hernandez (7-6 3.83 ERA)

Tri-City- OFF

AZL Padres 1- TBD vs. AZL Mariners

AZL Padres 2- TBD vs. AZL Dodgers Mota

DSL Padres- TBD vs. DSL White Sox

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3 years ago

Please follow up reports about Garrett Richards. Very disconcerting.

Joseph Walters
Joseph Walters
3 years ago

Well, it is fun to watch the kids grow as the AAAA Petco Park Padres flounder.
As we pick up more prospects, other teams, wanting to win, look for proven major league players. Say, the Astros.
When was the last time we traded prospects for an MLB player?
These kids come up and can’t make it in the majors.
Look how many failures went from the minors to the majors, couldn’t cut it, then back to the minors. Time to cut the dead wood. Start with urias. Then Margevicius. Pare down the 40 man roster. Maybe they can go to an organization that can develop players rather than ruin them.

3 years ago
Reply to  Joseph Walters

Hard to compare the Astros to the Padres when the Astros are putting the finishing touches on a championship caliber team, (which the built through the draft and International signings while bottoming out in the standings), and the Padres are still trying to get there.

I am sure the reason Preller and Co. and holding onto all of these prospects is so that they have the prospect capital to make a deal when this team is ready to compete. There is no sense making a trade just for the sake of making a trade. If the Padres are within reach of the post season in the next couple of years and Preller and Co. do not pull the trigger, then and only then would be the time to complain about not dealing prospects.

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