March 27, 2012; Phoenix, AZ, USA; San Diego Padres second baseman Jonathan Galvez (73) turns the double play while avoiding the Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler (5) in the fifth inning at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-US PRESSWIRE

Minor League Roundup, July 4, 2012


Independence Day has come and gone, but there was plenty of action down on the farm. Here is what is going on!

Tucson 3 (31-55), Las Vegas 1: The T-Padres are turning their fortunes around, as the have won 8 of 11. Matt Jackson, who has pitched most of the year for Lake Elsinore, got the win. Jackson contributed with five shutout innings.  The Padres won, despite having 0 extra base-hits.

San Antonio 4 (10-1), NW Arkansas 2: The Missions just keep on winning , improving to 10-1 in the second half.1B  Nathan Freiman(.284) slammed his 17th homer on the year, and2B  Jonathan Galvez(.339) also had a pair of RBI’s. Andrew Werner(3.57 ERA) got the win, as he gave up just two runs in six innings.

Fort Wayne 8 (9-3), Bowling Green 1: Fort Wayne is playing well, and got five shutout innings from Midwest League All-Star Frank Garces. Garces has a 5-4 record on the year, with a 2.45 ERA. 2011 6th round pick OF Kyle Gaedele(.220) had two hits, and a pair of RBI’s.

Eugene 9 (10-9), Everett 1: The Emeralds returned home after a 14-game road trip, and beatdown first-place Everett. Jeremy Baltz(.291). went 2-3, with 3 RBI’s. Justin Hancock(3.06 ERA) was brilliant, as he gave up just one hit in five shutout innings. He also struck out seven.

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Tags: Andrew Werner Frank Garces Jeremy Baltz Jonathan Galvez Justin Hancock Kyle Gaedele Matt Jackson Nate Freiman