Padres Down on the Farm: May 30 (Liberato Grand Slam, Abrams 2 Hits, Bullpen Stellar for EP)

El Paso Chihuahuas

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The San Diego Padres affiliates went 1-0 on Monday, as just the El Paso Chihuahuas were in action.

El Paso Chihuahuas (Won 6-3 vs. Salt Lake) (27-22 on the season)

Reiss Knehr: 3 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 1 BB, 2 K (66 pitches, 39 strikes)

Luis Liberato: (1-for-4), HR, 4 RBI, R, 2 K

C.J. Abrams: (2-for-4), R, BB, K

Brent Rooker: (0-for-2), 2 R, 2 BB, 2 SB

Luis Liberato hit a third-inning grand slam, and the Chihuahuas bullpen put together six scoreless innings to pick up a Memorial Day win. Reiss Knehr gave up three runs in three frames to start the game, but El Paso’s bullpen controlled the remainder of the game. Ray Kerr gave up a fourth-inning single, but that was the only hit that Salt Lake picked up off of the bullpen. CJ Abrams, Brent Rooker, Luis Campusano, and Brett Sullivan all picked up one-out walks in the third inning, before Liberato’s grand slam cleared the bases to give El Paso the lead. Eguy Rosario and Brent Rooker pulled off a double steal, in which Rooker stole home, in the fifth. 

San Antonio Missions (Off Day) (23-22 on the season)

The Missions begin a series with the Tulsa Drillers at 6:05 PM PST on Tuesday.

Fort Wayne TinCaps (Off Day) (17-28 on the season)

The TinCaps begin a series with the Great Lakes Loons at 4:05 PM PST on Tuesday.

Lake Elsinore Storm (Off Day) (27-18 on the season)

The Storm begin a series with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes at 6:30 PM PST on Tuesday.

Tuesday’s Probables

El Paso: Off Day

San Antonio: TBD

Fort Wayne: TBD

Lake Elsinore: TBD

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