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.