Padres Down on the Farm: July 24 (Noel Vela K’s 10 for FW/Wil Myers rehabs in El Paso/Bodi Rascon solid for LE)

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The San Diego Padres affiliates went 2-2 on Sunday.

Here is a recap of the day’s events.


El Paso Chihuahuas (Lost 11-10 in 10 innings) (52-41 overall record)

Jose Azocar- (2-for-4) 2 Runs, RBI, 2 BB

Wil Myers- (2-for-5) 2B, Run, K

Taylor Kohlwey- (3-for-4) 3 RBIs, 2 Runs, BB

Brent Rooker- (1-for-5) HR, 3 RBI, Run, 2 K


El Paso battled back to tie the game in the ninth but lost on a bases-loaded walk in the 10th inning. It was a bullpen day for the Chihuahuas as 10 different pitchers toed the rubber on Sunday in Reno. Of the 10 pitchers, only three failed to surrender a run. Jesse Scholtens was charged with the loss as he walked three batters and only recorded one out in his appearance for the Chihuahuas.

Brent Rooker and Luis Liberato homered in the loss, and Jose Azocar went 2-for-4 out of the leadoff spot. Wil Myers started the game at first base and went 2-for-5 with a double and a run scored. Myers is very close to returning and could be activated this week.


San Antonio Missions  (Won 8-2) (48-40 overall record) 

Moises Lugo- 3.1 IP, BB, 7 K (48 pitches- 33 strikes)

Connor Hollis- (2-for-3) 2B, 2 Runs, RBI, BB

Juan Fernandez- (2-for-4) 2B, 2 RBIs

Webster Rivas- (1-for-3) 2 Runs, 2 RBIs, BB, K


The Missions got five runs in the fifth inning and never looked back in an 8-2 win over the Hooks. Brandon Komar started the game and went 4.2 innings, allowing two earned runs. Moises Lugo relieved him and shut down the Hooks, going 3.1 innings while striking out seven batters. Jose Quezada recorded the last three outs of the game and owns a 0.96 ERA so far this season in the Texas League.

Conor Hollis and Juan Fernandez each recorded two hits in the win, and Webster Rivas drove in a pair of runs and scored two times. Every hitter in the Missions lineup recorded a hit except for Thomas Milone, who went 0-for-4 with a walk.


Fort Wayne TinCaps (Won 8-0) (38-52 overall record) 

Noel Vela- 7 IP, 3 H, BB, 10 K (89 pitches- 63 strikes)

Lucas Dunn- (3-for-4) 3 2B, 2 Runs, RBI, BB

Matthew Acosta- (2-for-4) Run, RBI, 2 K

Corey Rosier- (1-for-4) HR, 3 RBI, Run


Left-handed pitcher Noel Vela pitched really well on Sunday as the 23-year-old struck out 10 Dragon hitters in seven innings of work. Vela owns a 3.59 ERA in the Midwest League so far in 2022. Nick Thwaits and Ramon Perez finished off the shutout for the TinCaps as each pitcher threw a scoreless inning in relief for Fort Wayne.

Offensively, Corey Rosier slugged a two-run homer in the ninth inning to finish off Dayton late in the game. Infielder Lucas Dunn doubled three times in the win. Matthew Acosta chipped in with two hits in the bottom of the order in a game that Fort Wayne handled easily. Robert Hassell went 0-for-5 with a walk on Sunday.


Lake Elsinore Storm (Lost 3-1) (52-38 overall record)

Bodi Rascon- 6 IP, 3 H, 6 K (77 runs- 55 strikes)

Marcos Castanon- (1-for-2) 2B, 2 BB, Run

Nerwilian Cedeno- (2-for-4) 2B, K

Albert Fabian- (2-for-4) RBI, K


The Storm lost a pitcher’s duel to Inland Empire on Sunday. Three late runs by the 66ers proved to be enough as Lake Elsinore only managed one run in the ninth, leaving the tieing runs on base. Bodi Rascon started the game and was effective, striking out six in six innings of work. Rascon left with the game scoreless, but Ben Miller and Hazahel Quijada coughed up runs and the game for the Storm.

Albert Fabian and Nerwilian Cedeno each recorded two hits in the loss, and Marcos Castanon doubled and walked once for Lake Elsinore. James Wood went 0-for-3 on Sunday, with a walk and two strikeouts. Wood still owns a 1.006 OPS for Lake Elsinore this season in the Cal League.


ACL Padres (15-18 overall record) 



DSL Padres (22-14 overall record) 


The DSL AL All-Stars and the DSL NL All-Stars battled to a 6-6 tie on Sunday. Only two Padres players participated in the game as Jose Sanabria and Alain Camou played in the game. Camou went 1-for-2 in the game, while Sanabria was hitless in his only at-bat.


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Monday’s Probable Pitchers

El Paso- OFF

San Antonio- OFF

Fort Wayne- OFF

Lake Elsinore- OFF

ACL Padres- TBD

DSL Padres- TBD

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