Padres Down on the Farm: June 24 (Abrams doubles/Ashbeck hit hard in LE/France homers in El Paso loss)
CJ Abrams continues to see the ball well in rookie ball, but many pitchers got hit hard on their respective teams.
The minor league affiliates went 3-3 today. Amarillo and Fort Wayne were off today.
Here is a brief recap of the action.
El Paso Chihuahuas Lost 7-4 (47-28 on the season)
Despite taking the lead in the tenth inning, Trevor Magill and the El Paso Chihuahuas couldn’t hold the lead in the bottom of the inning. El Paso scored the first two runs of the game on a Ty France sacrifice fly and Seth Mejias-Brean RBI double, but the Rainers eventually tied the game up in the seventh inning. A single run for both teams kept the game tied at 3-3. Luis Urias put El Paso ahead temporarily, but Magill allowed a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the tenth inning to allow Tacoma to steal the win. In the game, Robert Stock and Steven Wilson pitched two scoreless innings each, striking out two and three batters each.
Ty France: 2-4, HR, 2 RBI, Run Scored
Austin Allen: 3-4, Run Scored, 2B
Seth Mejias-Brean: 2-4, RBI, 2B, 2 K
Michael Gettys: 1-4, 2 Runs Scored, 2B, BB, K, SB
Trevor Magill: 0.2 IP, H, 4 R (3 earned), 2 BB, K (26 pitches-17 strikes) Loss
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Lake Elsinore Storm Lost 10-6 (38-35 on the season)
Elliot Ashbeck allowed eight runs in 4.1 innings as his ERA jumped up to 3.33 on the season. Lake Elsinore took a very temporary 4-3 lead in the third inning with RBIs by Jeisson Rosario, Luis Campusano, and Gabriel Arias, but the Quakes roared back to take the lead off of Ashbeck. Two more runs scored off of Wil Headen in the ninth inning on a two-RBI triple by Connor Wong. The Storm started a rally in the ninth inning as Aldemar Burgos ripped an RBI single and came around to score on a wild pitch, but Lake Elsinore couldn’t pick up enough runs for the win.
Aldemar Burgos: 1-4, RBI, Run Scored, K
Allen Cordoba: 3-5, 2 Runs Scored, 3B, K
Gabriel Arias: 2-4, RBI, K
Jeisson Rosario: 2-4, RBI, Run Scored, BB
Elliot Ashbeck: 4.1 IP, 11 H, 8 R, 3 BB, 3 K (84 pitches-55 strikes) Loss
Tri-City Dust Devils Lost 5-3 (4-7 on the season)
Things were looking up for the Dust Devils. Tri-City scored three quick runs in the first inning thanks to a 2-run single off the bat of Nick Gatewood and an RBI single from Mason House. Unfortunately, the Emeralds also scored multiple runs in the early innings. Jason Blanchard only lasted 1.1 innings and allowed four runs to cross the plate as the second inning saw a walk, fielding error, wild pitch, and three singles bring the score to 4-3 in favor of Eugene. A Jake Slaughter solo home run ensured the lead for the Emeralds as the Dust Devils dropped to three games below .500 on the season.
Nick Gatewood: 1-4, 2 RBI, 2 K
Mason House: 1-4, RBI, K
Carlos Ruiz: 2-3, Run Scored, BB, E
Jack Stronach: 1-5, Run Scored, 2B, K
Jason Blanchard: 1.1 IP, 2 H, 4 R (3 earned), BB, 3 K (37 pitches-25 strikes), Loss
AZL Padres 1 Won 8-2 (4-2 on the season)
The young Padres scored runs in bushels to beat the AZL Dodgers and their fourth game of the young season. CJ Abrams picked up another hit, a double, while 19th-round pick Chris Givin went 3-for-5 with two RBIs in the game. The 4th-round pick of the 2019 Draft, Dylan Coleman, pitched two innings while allowing just an unearned run on three hits. Tyler Malone and Victor Nova got two RBIs of their own while two wild pitches allowed two other runs to score for the Padres.
Chris Givin: 3-5, 2 RBI, Run Scored, 2B, 3B, K
Victor Nova: 3-4, 2 RBI, K, E
Tyler Malone: 2-4, 2 RBI, 2B, 2 K
Dylan Coleman: 2 IP, 3 H, R, No Decision
Luarbert Arias: 4 IP, 4 H, R (Unearned), 4 K, Win
AZL Padres 2 Won 8-6 (3-3 on the season)
Bryan Mitchell made his second rehab start in Arizona and tossed 52 pitches, allowing two runs in two innings while striking out four and walking three. Despite the runs, the Padres had an early lead in the game thanks to two runs in the first and second innings. After building a steady 8-3 lead, the Padres bullpen almost gave away the game due to a fielding error and a two-run home run, but Koty Fallon buckled down to get the save and the Padres’ third win.
Angel Solarte: 1-4, HR, 3 RBI, Run Scored
Ripken Reyes: 1-4, RBI, 2 Runs Scored, 2B, K
Vladimir Echavarria: 1-4, RBI, 3 K, E
Bryan Mitchell: 2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 3 BB, 4 K (52 pitches-30 strikes) No Decision
Koty Fallon: IP, 2 BB, K (23 pitches-10 strikes) Save
DSL Padres Won 4-0 (10-10 on the season)
The Padres took an early lead in the second inning and never looked back afterward. The Padres’ pitching was especially solid as Mauricio Rodriguez, Gilberto Sosa, and Ramiro Batista combined to pitch a shutout while allowing two hits and striking out nine batters. Collecting the first run of the game was Jose Velez, who drove in Willmert Paula with a double. The second and third runs scored in the third inning while a wild pitch in the sixth inning brought Euribiel Angeles in as the fourth and final Padres run.
Jose Velez: 1-4, 2B, RBI, 2 K
Nerwilian Cedeno: 1-4, RBI, BB, K
Euribiel Angeles: 1-4, RBI, Run Scored
Edwin Rojas: 2-3, Run Scored, BB, K, CS
Mauricio Rodriguez: 6 IP, H, BB, 8 K (39 pitches-34 strikes) Win
Probable Starters for Tuesday’s Games
El Paso: TBD vs. Ty Blach
Lake Elsinore: Caleb Boushley vs. Austin Hamilton
Fort Wayne: Gabe Mosser vs. Riley Thompson
Tri-City: Ethan Elliot vs. TBD
AZL Padres 1: TBD vs. TBD
AZL Padres 2: TBD vs. TBD
DSL Padres: TBD vs TBD
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