Padres’ Minor League Roundup For August 19

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Mandatory Credit: Brad Hand.

Single-A: Lake Elsinore Storm (70-58)

The Lake Elsinore Storm won their third straight game last night as they shutout the Stockton Ports 3-0. The Storm’s starter Bryan Rodriguez earned a quality start pitching 6 shutout innings allowing 3 hits and 1 walk while striking out 5. Rodriguez improves his schedule 7-8 on the season and looks to finish his season out strong. Storm closer earned his 12th save on the season pitching the last out of the game.

Gabriel Quintana had a great night at the plate; he went 2-for-3 with a double while scoring 2 runs. Quintana has had a great week so far. Since Sunday he is 8-for-13 with 1 HR, 2 RBI, and 4 runs scored. Quintana is making his presence known in the California League after names him an organizational All-Star for the Padres in 2013. Storm 1B Duanel Jones also had a great night at the plate going 2-for-3 with a 2-run home run in the 4th inning. Jones owns a .297/.297/.360 triple slash line on the season with 8 HR, 16 2B, and 1 triple on the season including 51 RBI and 4 stolen bases.

Future Friar of the Game

Duanel Jones: 2-for-2, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 R

Future Friar of the Game

Jose Rondon: 0-for-4, 2 K