San Diego Padres affiliates went 1-5 on Wednesday.
Here is a recap of the day’s events.
El Paso Chihuahuas
Amarillo Sod Poodles (43-45) Lost 2-1
Andres Munoz gave up a run in the bottom of the eighth that was the difference in a 2-1 loss to Midland on Wednesday. The fireballer was sent to Double-A this week to work on some things. The Padres are hopeful he can find his stride and do well enough to be promoted to San Diego. Lake Bachar made a start and was very solid for the Soddies, pitching seven innings and only allowing one unearned run. He struck out nine in the game and has a 3.30 ERA now in Texas. Buddy Reed went 4-for-4 with a triple and a double. The outfielder has struggled offensively this season but could be coming out of it in time for the second half of the season.
Buddy Reed– (4-4) 3B, 2B, RBI
Ivan Castillo- (1-3)
Hudson Potts– (1-4) K
Andres Munoz– 1 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 2 K (20 pitches- 17 strikes)
Lake Bachar– 7 IP, 3 H, 2 BB, 9 K (87 pitches- 60 strikes)
Lake Elsinore Storm (44-45) Lost 5-2
Xavier Edwards made his California League debut in a 5-2 loss to the Modesto Nuts. Edwards went 1-for-4 in the loss with a run scored. Right-handed pitcher Reiss Knehr made a start and went 5 1/3 innings pitched for the Storm. He allowed three earned runs and has a 3.56 ERA so far in 2019. Luis Campusano tripled in a 2-for-4 night at the plate. He is up to a .905 OPS on the season. Jack Suwinski went 0-for-3 with a strikeout and is down to .199 on the season with a .620 OPS.
Xavier Edwards- (1-4) Run, K
Luis Campusano- (2-4) 3B, 2 RBI’s
Jeisson Rosario– (1-4) Run
Eguy Rosario– (2-4) 3B, K
Reiss Knehr- 5.1 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 3 BB, 8 K (98 pitches- 60 strikes)
Fort Wayne TinCaps (39-48) Lost 4-1
Ryan Weathers pitched well but was given a loss as the TinCaps’ offense was dormant in a 4-1 loss to the Burlington Bees. Only three hits were managed by Fort Wayne, as they struggled to square the ball up all day long. Weathers threw five innings of two-run ball but fell to 2-4 on the season. His ERA is at 3.40 for the year. Jose Quezada relieved him and threw to innings of baseball without allowing an earned run. His ERA is at 1.80 on the year. Blake Hunt reached based twice and now has a 12-game on-base streak for the TinCaps.
Lee Solomon– (1-3) 2B, 2 K
Grant Little– (1-4) Run, K
Justin Lopez– (1-3) RBI, K
Jose Quezada– 2 IP, 1 H, BB, 4 K (30 pitches- 22 strikes)
Ryan Weathers– (Loss) 5 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 2 K (70 pitches- 45 strikes)
Tri-City Dust Devils
AZL Padres 1 (11-7) Lost 9-4
The AZL Padres 1 team lost 9-4 on Wednesday at the hands of the AZL D-backs and errors were the main factor. The Padres made seven total errors in the game that accounted for four unearned runs. CJ Abrams made three errors himself. Third baseman Victor Nova made two errors. Abrams did record three extra-base hits in the game as he tripled and doubled twice in the loss. Joshua Mears hit his first professional homer in the ninth for the Padres. 18th-round pick Andrew Dean made a start and went the first two innings. He allowed one earned run and has a 2.00 ERA this year in the desert.
CJ Abrams- (3-4) 3B, 2 2B, Run, BB, K
Hudson Head– (1-3) 3B, Run, RBI, BB, 2 K
Yordi Francisco– (1-4) Run, 2 K
Joshua Mears- (2-4) HR, 3B, 2 RBI’s, Run, K
Andrew Dean- 2 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, BB, K
AZL Padres 2 (13-5) Won 3-2
The AZL Padres 2 team beat the AZL Mariners by the score of 3-2 on Wednesday. The Padres survived two late runs by the M’s in the ninth to earn the win. Jose Geraldo gave up two runs on three hits in 1/3 of an inning before giving way to Blake Baker who earned his third save of the year. 16th-round pick Rober Briley started the game and went three shutout innings. He has yet to allow a run in three AZL games. 24th-round pick Taylor Lomack recorded two hits, and catcher Michael Cantu went 2-for-4 with a run in the win.
Michael Cantu- (2-4) Run, 2 K
Junior Perez– (2-4) 2 K
Taylor Lomack- (2-4) Run, 2 K
Gabriel Morales– 5 IP, 3 H, 4 K
Robert Briley– 3 IP, 1 H, 3 BB
DSL Padres (16-18) Lost 5-4
The DSL Blue Jays pulled off a 5-4 win on Wednesday as the team scored two runs in the ninth that were the difference. Alejandro Lugo, a 16-year-old right-handed pitcher, was charged with the loss after surrendering two earned runs in 1/3 of an inning pitched. Luis Crisostomo started the game and was effective, limiting the Blue Jays to three earned runs in five innings. His ERA is at 4.22 on the year. 17-year-old catcher Alex Ramirez went 4-for-4 with two doubles. The short in stature right-handed hitter has .297 over his last ten games. He only adds to the Padres catching depth in the minors.
Alex Ramirez– (3-4) 2 2B, Run, RBI, K
Charlis Aquino– (2-4) Run, BB
Axcel Peralta– (2-4) 2B, Run, RBI
Reginald Dowtson- (1-3) Run, K
Luis Crisostomo– 5 IP, 7 H, 3 ER, BB, 3 K
El Paso- Bryan Mitchell (0-0 7.11 ERA) vs. TBD
Tri-City- Jason Reynolds (1-1 7.20 ERA) vs. Slaten (0-0 18.00 ERA)
AZL Padres 1- TBD vs. AZL White Sox
AZL Padres 2- TBD vs. AZL Reds
DSL Padres- TBD vs. DSL White Sox