San Diego Padres’ affiliates went 4-4 on Saturday.
Here is a recap of the day’s events.
El Paso Chihuahuas (50-31) Lost 9-4
El Paso lost on Saturday by the score of 9-4 to the Fresno Grizzlies. Miguel Diaz made a start and went two innings for the Chihuahuas. He was a little shaky on the night, allowing two runs on two innings pitched. Jerry Keel relieved him, and the lefty gave up four runs (two earned) in five innings pitched. Austin Allen hit two homers in the loss. The catcher now has nine homers on the year, and he is up to a .975 OPS. El Paso totaled ten hits in the loss and stranded nine men on base.
Austin Allen- (2-5) 2 HR’s, 3 RBI, 2 Runs, K
Seth Mejias-Brean- (2-4) K
Michael Gettys– (1-5) RBI
Luis Urias– (1-5)
Miguel Diaz- 2 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, BB, 2 K (39 pitches- 23 strikes)
Amarillo Sod Poodles (37-40) Won 8-6
Nick Margevicius pitched well on Saturday and got his first minor league win of the season. The lefty went five innings, allowing two earned runs. Kaz Makita relieved him throwing two scoreless innings. Jean Cosme recorded his first save of the year for Amarillo. The hitting star was Edward Olivares, who finished a triple shy of the cycle. The outfielder stole his 21st bag of the season in the win. Ivan Castillo continues to impress, hitting his 4th homer of the year on Tuesday. His OPS is up to .896 on the year for the Soddies.
Edward Olivares- (4-5) HR, 2B, 2 Runs, 3 RBI, SB
Taylor Kohlwey– (4-5) 3 2B, 3 Runs, K
Ivan Castilo- (1-4) HR, 3 RBI, Run,
Brad Zunica– (1-3) Run, BB
Nick Margevicius- 5 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 2 K (86 pitches- 60 strikes)
Lake Elsinore Storm (42-36) Won 13-2
Lake Elsinore scored in the first six frames and did not look back in a 13-2 drubbing of the Inland Empire 66ers. Aaron Leasher was solid in the game recording a win for the Storm. Lake Elsinore knocked out 18 hits in the game as every starter except Tirso Ornelas (0-for-6) recorded at least two hits. Luis Campusano slugged his ninth homer of the year and is up to .921 with his OPS. Allen Cordoba has been on fire in his last ten games going 10-for-42 (.429). The infielder/outfielder could eventually figure back in the Padres plans.
Luis Campusano- (2-4) HR, 2 Runs, 2 RBI, 2 BB
Allen Cordoba- (3-6) 2B, Run, RBI
Jeisson Rosario– (2-6) 2B, 2 Runs, RBI, K
Eguy Rosario– (2-5) 2B, Rum, 2 RBI, K
Aaron Leasher- 6 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, BB, 9 K (Win) (99 pitches- 67 strikes)
Fort Wayne TinCaps (36-41) Lost 7-6
Fort Wayne pounded out 14 hits, but could not win as they dropped a 7-6 game to the Great Lakes Loons. Omar Cruz made his TinCaps’ debut, allowing three earned runs in 3.2 innings pitched. The Mexican lefty started the year in Tri-City where he produced a 2.57 ERA in two starts. 2019 round four pick Matt Brash pitched a scoreless inning. Henry Henry was charged with the loss after giving up one earned run in three innings of relief. He owns a 3,28 ERA so far this season. Xavier Edwards recorded four hits in the game, and three other players recorded two hits each.
Xavier Edwards- (4-5) 2B, 3 Runs, SB
Lee Solomon– (2-4) 2B, 2 RBI, 2 BB
Justin Lopez– (2-4) 3B, 2 Runs, BB
Matt Brash- 1 IP, 2 K (12 pitches- 9 strikes)
Omar Cruz- 3.2 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 3 BB, 5 K (83 pitches- 47 strikes)
Tri-City Dust Devils (8-8) Won 5-0
2019 9th round pick Jason Blanchard, Ramon Perez, Dominic DiSabatino and 2019 round 20 pick Deacon Medders combined on a no-hitter of the Everett Aqua Sox. Tri=City scored five runs on nine hits in the game. Matthew Acosta continues to stay hot, going 1-for-4 on the night. He has a .888 OPS and a .340 batting average so far in Washington.
Jason Pineda– (2-4) 2B, Run, 2 K
Jason Blanchard- 2 IP, BB, 2 K (27 pitches- 16 strikes)
Ramon Perez- 4 IP, BB, 4 K (52 pitches- 31 strikes)
Dominic DiSabatino- 1 IP, BB (14 pitches- 7 strikes)
Deacon Medders- 2 IP, 3 BB, 2 K (27 pitches- 14 strikes)
AZL Padres 1 (7-3) Lost 9-8
Amarillo Sod Poodle third baseman Hudson Potts is hitting a cool .667 in Peoria on a rehab stint. He went 3-for-5 in a Padres 9-8 loss to the AZL Cubs 1 team on Saturday. Potts should be returning to Texas very soon. Bryan Mitchell made a start for the Padres and allowed four earned runs in four innings pitched. Frank Lopez pitched in the game and allowed one earned run in 3.2 innings pitched. He struck out seven in that time and is a very impressive 18-year-old pitcher from Venezuela. First round pick CJ Abrams went 2-for-5 in the game and has a 1.156 OPS so far in Arizona. I would expect to see him in Tri-City eventually this season. Hudson Head, the Padres third round pick went 1-for-3 and drew two walks in the game. He has a 1.143 OPS so far in the desert.
Hudson Potts- (3-5) HR, 2B, 2 Runs, 3 RBI’s, K
CJ Abrams- (2-5) Run, RBI
Brandon Valenzuela– (2-2) Run, RBI, 2 BB
Yordi Francisco– (2-5) Run, RBI
Bryan Mitchell- 4 IP, 5 H, 4 ER, BB, 2 K (33 pitches- 23 strikes)
AZL Padres 2 (7-3) Won 7-3
35th round pick Keegan Collett made a start in Arizona. It was his professional debut, and he threw a scoreless inning in the win against the AZL White Sox. The right-handed pitcher from Florida Gulf University is a project. 20-year-old Eudi Asencio relieved him and threw four scoreless innings to earn the win. 18-year-old Yeisson Santana is a great young prospect, and he went 2-for-5 with 3 RBI’s. He as a .712 OPS so far this season.
Michael Cantu– (2-5) 2 2B, Run, 2 RBI, K
Yeisson Santana- (2-5) 3 RBI, K
Junior Perez– (1-2) 3 Runs, 3 BB, K
Keegan Collett- 1 IP, 2 BB
Eudi Asencio- 4 IP, 1 H, 3 BB, 2 K (30 pitches- 17 strikes)
DSL Padres (11-14) Lost 11-4
The DSL White Sox got six runs early against the Padres and never looked back in an 11-4 victory. 18-year-old right-handed pitcher Mauricio Rodriguez made a start and was roughed up allowing eight earned runs in 3.1 innings pitched. The Venezuelan native now owns a 7.78 ERA this season un the DSL. Alber Fabian walked three times and went 0-for-2 dropping his OPS to .968 this season. The 17-year-old left handed hitting infielder has decent prospect ability. Euribiel Angeles a 17-year-old right-handed hitter from the D.R. went 2-for-5 in the loss and is hitting .286 on the season.
Euribiel Angeles- (2-5) SB
Nerwillian Cedeno- (1-2) Run, RBI, 2 BB
Charlis Aquino– (1-4) 2 Runs, BB
Edwin Rojas– (1-4) 2 K
Mauricio Rodriguez- 3.1 IP, 8 H, 8 ER, BB, 4 K (33 pitches- 26 strikes)
El Paso- TBD vs. J.J. Hoover (2-1 7.68 ERA)
Fort Wayne- Angel Acevedo (0-6 5.63 ERA) vs. TBD
Tri-City- Elliott (0-0 0.00 ERA) vs. TBD
AZL Padres 1- TBD vs. AZL Athletics Green
AZL Padres 2- TBD vs. AZL Indians Red
DSL Padres- OFF