Amarillo had the night off as the Texas League All-Star Game took place. Both AZL Padres teams scored 15 runs on Tuesday, as every Padres minor league team was victorious but the Fort Wayne TinCaps.
San Diego Padres’ affiliates went a total of 6-1 on Tuesday.
Here is a recap of the day’s events.
El Paso Chihuahuas (48-29) Won 12-11
El Paso won a wild one at home on Tuesday as the team scored three runs in the eighth to take a 12-11 victory. Esteban Quiroz went 5-for-5 in the win and is now hitting .281 on the year with a .926 OPS. El Paso recorded 20 hits in the win as seven different players had multiple hits in the game. Matthew Batten went 3-for-4 and is hitting .319 on the year with a .823 OPS. Michael Gettys continues to be on fire with the bat as he went 3-for-4 and is hitting .391 in his last 10 games. Andres Munoz allowed a run in an inning pitched, and Gerardo Reyes earned his third save of the year pitching the ninth inning for El Paso.
Esteban Quiroz- (5-5) 2B, 3 RBI
Seth Mejias-Brean– (3-5) 2 2B, 3 Runs, 2 RBI
Aderlin Rodriguez– (2-5) 2B, 2 RBI, Run
Michael Gettys- (3-4) 2 Runs, RBI, BB< K
Miguel Diaz– 2 IP, 1 H, K (23 pitches- 16 strikes)
Amarillo Sod Poodles
Lake Elsinore Storm (39-35) Won 4-3
The Storm won on Tuesday in extra innings by the score of 4-3. Lake Elsinore got a great pitching performance from Caleb Boushley. The right-handed pitcher struck out 11 in six innings pitched. He owns a 3.00 ERA so far this season in Lake Elsinore. Boushley was relieved out of the pen by Blake Rogers and Seth Blair. 30-year-old Blair recorded the win out of the pen throwing the last three innings without allowing a base runner. Luis Campusano continues to demolish Cal League pitching as he slugged his eighth homer of the year in a 2-for-5 game. His OPS is at .916 for the season. Gabriel Arias and Tirso Ornelas also recorded two hits in the win.
Allen Cordoba– (1-5) Run, 2 SBs, K
Luis Campusano- (2-5) HR, RBI, Run, K
Gabriel Arias- (2-4) 2B
Tirso Ornelas- (2-4) BB
Caleb Boushley- 6 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 11 K (92 pitches- 66 strikes)
Fort Wayne TinCaps (34-39) Lost 10-4
Gabe Mosser was knocked around by the South Bend Cubs in a 10-4 loss on Tuesday. The right-handed pitcher’s ERA ballooned to 3.78 on the year as he allowed five earned runs in 5.1 innings pitched. Alberth Martinez and Austin Smith both allowed two earned runs out of the pen as well. Outfielder Michael Curry slugged his fourth homer of the year in a 2-for-4 effort. Tucupita Marcano also recorded two hits while playing shortstop for the TinCaps. Xavier Edwards is now 10-for-39 (.231) in his last 10 games after an 0-for-4 day at the plate. The speedy infielder is in a bit of a slump but should get out of it any day now.
Michael Curry- (2-4) HR, 2 RBI, Run, K
Tucupita Marcano– (2-4) 2B, CS
Luis Almanzar– (1-3) 2B, RBI, Run
Dwanya Williams-Sutton– (1-3) Run, BB, 2 K
Gabe Mosser- 5.1 IP, 11 H, 5 ER, 3 BB, 3 K (80 pitches-53 strikes)
Tri-City Dust Devils- (5-7) Won 3-1
2019 round 10 draft pick Ethan Elliott made his second start in the pro’s on Tuesday and went two innings for the Tri-City Dust Devils. The left-handed pitcher out of Lincoln Memorial has shown well in his first two starts failing to allow a run yet as a professional. Felix Minjarez followed Elliott out of the pen and went three innings for the win. 2019 12th round pick Matthew Acosta continues to be very impressive, going 2-for-2 in the game. The left-handed hitting outfielder from USC has a 1.035 OPS so far this season.
Sean Guilbe– (1-5) 2B, 3 K
Matthew Acosta- (2-2) 2 RBI, 2 BB
Carlos Luis– (1-4) Run, 2 K
Felix Minjarez- 3 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 4 K (42 pitches- 27 strikes)
Ethan Elliott- 2 IP, 2 H, 3 K (37 pitches- 26 strikes)
AZL Padres 1- (3-4) Won 15-1
CJ Abrams continues his assault on professional pitching, as he went 3-for-4 on Tuesday and is now hitting .485 on the year with a 1.211 OPS. Padres’ 2019 19th round pick Chris Givin has also played well early this season amassing a 1.024 OPS for the Padres. He went 1-for-4 on Tuesday with three runs scored. The Padres pounded the AZL Royals 15-1, giving them only their second loss of the season. Jesus Gonzalez made a start and went four innings pitched for the Padres, allowing one earned run. The 18-year-old lefty from Venezuela has a 1.00 ERA so far this season. Moises Lugo followed Gonzalez out of the pen and threw four scoreless innings for the Padres, and he earned the win. Hudson Head, the Padres third-round pick made his debut on Tuesday and went 2-for-4 with a double. Hudson Potts also played in the game as he DH’d for the first few innings and went 2-for-2 before being removed for Victor Nova. Potts is rehabbing an injury and should be back in Amarillo soon.
Yerry Landinez– (1-4) HR, 2 Runs, 2 RBI, BB, 2 K
Hudson Head- (2-4) 2B, 2 Runs, RBI, BB, SB, 2 K
CJ Abrams- (3-4) 4 Runs, 2 SBs, BB
Hudson Potts- (2-2) RBI
Jesus Gonzalez- 4 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, BB, 4 K
AZL Padres 2- (4-3) Won 15-5
The AZL Padres team brought the sticks on Tuesday as they recorded 15 runs on 16 hits in a 15-5 beating of the AZL Angels. Four players recorded multiple hits in the win as every starting player got a hit in the game for the Padres. Ethan Skender is finally healthy after a few seasons of injury issues. The right-handed hitting third baseman is 22 and has a 2.07 OPS so far this season in Peoria. Kelvin Alarcon is also hitting well in the desert early as he has a 1.188 OPS for the Padres. 20-year-old Alexuan Vega made a start, and the Puerto Rican left-handed pitcher went 2.2 innings pitched.
Kelvin Alarcon- (4-5) 2 Runs, 3 RBI, BB
Yeison Santana– (3-4) 2 3B, 2 RBI, 2 Runs, BB
Ethan Skender- (3-4) 2 Runs, RBI
Christian Heredia- (2-3) 2B, 2 Runs, 2 RBI, 3 BB
Alexuan Vega- 2.2 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 3 BB, 4 K (35 pitches- 20 strikes)
DSL Padres- (11-10) Won 4-2
The DSL Padres team beat the DSL D-Backs 1 team by the score of 4-2 on Tuesday morning. The team got a terrific start from Manuel Avila who improved to 3-0 on the season with a win. The 18-year-old right-handed pitcher out of Venezuela has a 2.60 ERA so far this season. Euribiel Angeles batted leadoff for the team and went 2-for-4 in the game. The 17-year-old second baseman is very raw but worth noting. 17-year-old infielder Willmert Paula is a decent prospect, and he went 1-for-4 in the game. The left-handed hitter has decent size and power for a teenager. The DSL team has played well in their first 21 games and look to keep things going on Wednesday in a rematch with the D-Back 1 team.
Euribiel Angeles- (2-4) CS
Victor Duarte– (1-3) RBI, Run, BB
Jose Velez– (1-2) RBI, Run, BB, K
Willmert Paula– (1-4) Run, K
Manuel Avila- 6 IP, 1 H, BB, 6 K (2.60 ERA)
El Paso- TBD vs. Conner Menez (0-0 3.31 ERA)
Tri-City- Nick Thwaits (0-1 4.32 ERA) vs. Slaten
AZL Padres 1- TBD vs. AZL Brewers Blue
AZL Padres 2- TBD vs. AZL Dodgers Lasorda
DSL Padres- TBD vs. DSL D-Backs 1