San Diego Padres affiliates went 3-2 on Saturday.
Here is a recap of the day’s events.
El Paso Chihuahuas (Lost 5-4) (54-44 on the season)
Luis Campusano– (2-for-4) HR, 2 Runs, RBI, K
Eguy Rosario– (1-for-4) HR, 3 RBIs, Run, K
Brent Rooker– (1-for-4) Run, 2 K
Aaron Leasher-2 IP, 1 H, 2 K (33 pitches- 19 strikes)
Tacoma got two runs in the eighth inning to take the win over El Paso on Saturday. Alek Jacob coughed up two runs and only managed two outs in his appearance. Aaron Leasher threw two shutout innings out of the pen for El Paso.
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Luis Campusano and Eguy Rosario both homered in the loss. Brent Rooker went 1-for-4 and scored a run.
San Antonio Missions (Won 4-3) (50-43 overall record)
Tirso Ornelas– (2-for-4) Run
Yorman Rodriguez– (2-for-4) 2B, 2 RBIs, Run
Kelvin Melean– (2-for-3) BB
Brandon Komar– 6 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 3 BB, 4 K (94 pitches- 59 strikes)
The Missions got three runs in the first inning and never looked back in a 4-3 win over Midland. The RockHounds did tie the game up in the fifth inning, Ripken Reyes doubled home the go-ahead run in the seventh inning. Brandon Komar started the game and allowed three earned runs in six innings of work. Kelvin Melean, Tirso Ornelas, Yorman Rodriguez, and Thomas Milone recorded two hits in the win.
Fort Wayne TinCaps (Lost 7-6) (40-55 on the season)
Joshua Mears– (2-for-4) RBI
Lucas Dunn– (1-for-4) 3B, 2 Runs, RBI, BB, 2 Ks
Cole Cummings– (1-for-4) 2B, 2 Runs, BB
Noel Vela– 5 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 5 K (87 pitches- 56 strikes)
The TinCaps lost 7-6 as Ethan Routzahn blew a lead in the ninth. Noel Vela pitched well but failed to get the win on Saturday. Joshua Mears recorded two hits in the loss and looks to be swinging a more productive bat. Lucas Dunn tripled and scored two runs, and Cole Cummings doubled for Fort Wayne. Robert Hassell went 1-for-5 with two RBIs.
Lake Elsinore Storm (Won 2-1) (56-39 on the season)
Victor Lizarraga– 5 IP, 2 H, 2 BB, 4 K (80 pitches- 49 strikes)
James Wood– (2-for-3) 2B, RBI
Carlos Luis– (1-for-3) HR, RBI, Run
Juan Zabala– (1-for-3) 3B, Run, K
Tijuana native Victor Lizarraga pitched well, guiding the Storm to a 2-1 win on Saturday over the Ports. James Wood recorded two hits, and Carlos Luis slugged his sixth homer of the season in the second inning.
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Juan Zabala tripled and scored a run. Alan Mundo recorded the last six outs, striking out three batters and failing to allow a run.
ACL Padres (Won 5-4) (18-12 overall record)
Ruben Salinas– (1-for-4) HR, 4 RBIs, run
Josttin Diaz– (2-for-3) 2B, Run, K
Samuel Zavala– (0-for-2) 2 BB, Run, K
Henry Baez– 5 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 K’s
A grand slam by Ruben Salinas in the third inning guided the ACL Padres to victory over their Peoria complex counterparts, the ACL Mariners. The Padres added one run in the top of the ninth to take a 5-2 lead. Miguel Mendez struggled in his one inning of work as he allowed two earned runs in the bottom of the ninth. Henry Baez started the game and went five strong innings for the Padres.
DSL Padres (26-15 overall record)
Sunday’s probable pitchers
El Paso- TBD
San Antonio- TBD
Fort Wayne- TBD
Lake Elsinore- TBD
ACL Padres- OFF
DSL Padres- OFF