Padres Down on the Farm: September 7 (Agustin Ruiz 2 hits, homer for SA/Ferguson 4 hits in debut with Storm/DSL team wins again)

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The San Diego Padres affiliates went 3-2 on Tuesday. Fort Wayne’s game was postponed due to the weather.

Here is a recap of the day’s events.


El Paso Chihuahuas (Lost 9-6 to Round Rock) (42-65 on the season)

Jesse Scholtens – 5.0 IP, 7 H, 6 ER, BB, 6 SO

Brian O’Grady – (1-for-4) HR, R, RBI, BB, SO

Taylor Kohlwey – (1-for-3) 2B, 2 RBI, BB, SO

Gosuke Katoh – (3-for-4) 2 R, RBI, SO

Two big innings killed the Chihuahuas on Tuesday. In the second inning, Round Rock quickly attacked pitcher Jesse Scholtens. He immediately showed a lack of command by allowing a single followed by a four-pitch walk. Another single scored the first run of the game, then Charles Leblanc launched a three-run home run. In the sixth inning, the Express put up another four runs. This time in the form of three doubles and two singles. This gave them an 8-1 lead.

El Paso tried to mount a comeback in the seventh inning. as Gosuke Katoh doubled to score two runs. Taylor Kohlwey hit a sacrifice fly to score Webster Rivas. After that, Gosuke would score when Elier Hernandez committed a fielding error.


San Antonio Missions (Won 12-7 over RoughRiders) (52-57 on the season)

Moises Lugo – 3.0 IP, 3 H, ER, BB, 3 SO

Eguy Rosario – (3-for-6) R, 2 RBI, SO, SB

Kyle Overstreet – (2-for-2) 2 R, RBI, 2 BB

Agustin Ruiz – (2-for-5) HR, 2 R, 2 RBI,

The Missions’ bats came to life in the eighth inning to propel them to victory. As a squad, they recorded 14 hits, including four extra-base hits. On top of that, the team walked seven times. In that big eighth inning, five straight batters reached base. Ethan Skender doubled to score the first run. Eguy Rosario followed that up with a two-run single. Lastly, Allen Cordoba and Kyle Overstreet knocked in the final five two runs of the game.


Lake Elsinore Storm (Won 14-4 over Visalia) (48-61 on the season)

Bodi Rascon – 3.0 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 4 SO

Max Ferguson – (4-for-6) 2B, 3 R, 2 RBI, SO, 2 SB

Matthew Acosta – (3-for-5) R, 2 RBI, BB, SB

Jack Stronach – (3-for-5) 2B, 2 R, BB, SO

Max Ferguson had quite the game in his Low A-ball debut. The 2021 draft pick recorded four hits, including a double and two stolen bases. Of all the position players drafted, Ferguson has been the most productive. Matthew Acosta continues to hit well, going 3-for-5 in the game with a stolen base and two RBI’s.


ACL Padres (Lost 8-4 to ACL Brewers) (22-28 on the season)

Justin Lange – 1.0 IP, H, ER, BB, SO

Edwin Rojas – (2-for-4) 2 R, BB

Jackson Merrill – (1-for-3) 2B, BB

Justin Farmer – (1-for-3) RBI, 2 BB

In the fourth inning, the Padres were able to take a 2-1 lead. That is the last time they would be on top in the game. The Padres entered extra innings with the game in a 3-3 tie. That’s when it all fell apart. The Brewers put up five runs in the 10th, and the Padres would only respond with one run.


DSL Padres (Won 5-2 over DSL Orioles) (29-10 on the season)

Miguel Mendez – 4.2 IP, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO

Samuel Zavala – (1-for-3) 2B, R, RBI, BB

Daniel Montesino – (1-for-4) R, 2 SO

Victor Acosta – (0-for-1) R

The prospects in the Padres top 30 all appeared in the game. Samuel Zavala produced with a double and later scored. Daniel Montesino managed to score after reaching base with a single. Lastly, Victor Acosta scored after coming into the game as a pinch hitter.


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Wednesday’s Probables

El Paso – Day off

San Antonio – Osvaldo Hernandez (4-8, 4.99 ERA)

Fort Wayne – TBD

Lake Elsinore – TBD

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