The Padres’ minor league affiliates had a mixed bag of success last night as they ended another great weekend of baseball. Let’s take a look down on the farm.
The El Paso Chihuahuas defeated the Salt Lake Bees 5-4.
El Paso LF Reymond Fuentes had a perfect night at the plate going 4-for-4 on the night. Fuentes had one RBI and scored 2 runs in the victory; Fuentes’ slash line on the season now sits at .270/.352/.397 since being called up from Double-A San Antonio.
The Chihuahuas have the next three days off as the Pacific Coast League plays their All-Star game on Wednesday, July 16. The Chihuahuas will resume play on July 17 against Fresno.
The San Antonio Missions lost to the Frisco RoughRiders 11-2.
Top prospect Austin Hedges had a rough night at the plate going 1-for-4 with a walk. Hedges season slash line now sits at .242/.288/.363 he will needs to continue to develop his bat as he looks to progress to the big leagues.
Single A Advanced
The Lake Elsinore Storm defeated the High Desert Mavericks 4-2.
Storm starter Coby Cowgill pitched 6 strong innings to earn his third win of the season. Cowgill allowed 2 runs on 6 hits and 3 walks while striking out 2. Cowgill’s ERA now sits at 4.56 on the season. Brandon Alger pitched a perfect 9th inning to earn his 8th save on the seaon.
Single A Low
The Fort Wayne TinCaps lost to the South Bend Silver Hawks 10-7.
TinCap RF Franmil Reyes had a great night at the plate. Reyes went 2-for-5 with 3 RBI including a 2-run home run; he also scored 2 runs on the night. LF Nick Schulz also got in on the action going 2-for-4; he had 1 RBI and score 1 run on the night.
Tonight the TinCaps face the Silver Hawks tonight. As of the publishing of this article neither team has named a starter. First pitch is at 7:05 pm ET.
Class A: Rookie Short Season
The Eugene Emeralds lost to the Boise Hawks 6-2.
Emerald 1B Trae Santons led the team in hits going 2-for-4 on the night. Emerald LF Jose Carlos Urena went 1-for-4 with a solo home run, his first of the season.
Tonight the Emeralds face the Vancouver Canadians. As of the publishing of this article neither team has named a starter. First pitch is at 10:05 pm ET.
Rookie: Arizona Fall League
The AZL Padres lost to the AZL Mariners 9-6.
AZL Padres CF Michael Gettys led the team at the plate going 3-for-4 on the night. Gettys had 3 RBI on the night, he now has 12 on the season. Gettys season slash line is now at .292/.376/.361. Gettys also has 7 stolen bases and looks to have a bright future if he continues to develop hit bat.
The AZL Padres have the night off. They return to the diamond on July 16 against the AZL Rangers.
Rookie: Dominican Summer League
The DSL Padres didn’t play last night, but return to the diamond today against the DSL Twins. As of the publishing of this article neither team has named a starter. First pitch is at 10:30 am ET.
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