Padres Down on the Farm: September 14 (Sod Poodles force Game 5/LE eliminated from playoffs with extra-innings loss)

Credit: John Moore/Sod Poodles

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The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 1-1 on Saturday.

Here is a brief recap of how they did.

Amarillo Sod Poodles (2-2) Won 3-0 (series tied 2-2)

Facing elimination, the Sod Poodles fought off the Drillers to force a Game 5. Solo home runs by Buddy Reed and Ivan Castillo provided Amarillo with more than enough runs to preserve the win. Starter Jesse Scholtens pitched five shutout innings while Jordan Guerrero and Travis Radke combined to pitch the remaining four innings to shutout Tulsa. Edward Olivares, who went 2-for-4 in the game, robbed a potential home run in the seventh inning.

Ivan Castillo: 1-5, HR, RBI, Run Scored

Buddy Reed: 1-3, HR, RBI, Run Scored, BB, 2 K

Edward Olivares: 2-4, 2B, K

Jesse Scholtens: 5 IP, 5 H, 3 BB, K (80 pitches-47 strikes) Win

Travis Radke: 2.1 IP, H, 2 K (16 pitches-13 strikes) Save

Lake Elsinore Storm (1-3) Lost 4-3 (lost series 3-1)

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Lake Elsinore clawed their way back from a 3-0 deficit only to be eliminated from the playoffs in extra innings as a leadoff walk in the tenth inning came around to score on a double from Alek Thomas. Adrian Martinez allowed three runs to score in the fifth inning before he was pulled out of the game. Gabriel Arias had two RBIs in the game, including a solo home run in the sixth inning to tie the game up at three while Eguy Rosario also picked up an RBI. Mason Fox was credited with the loss after allowing the walk-off run.

Gabriel Arias: 3-4, HR, 2 RBI, Run Scored

Eguy Rosario: 2-4, RBI, E

Xavier Edwards: 3-5, Run Scored, 2B, CS

Adrian Martinez: 4 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 7 K (64 pitches-46 strikes) No Decision

Mason Fox: 1.1 IP, H, R, ER, BB, 2 K (22 pitches-10 strikes) Loss

Probable Starters for Sunday’s Games

Amarillo: TBD vs. Edwin Uceta (7-2, 3.21 ERA)

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