MadFriars' Farm Report August 7


Posted Aug 8, 2012


Robbie Erlin and 2 other pitchers combine to do what the San Diego Padres have never done... throw a no hitter.

The Tucson Padres were rained out. The game will be made up as part of a double-header on Wednesday.

The Missions had a scheduled off day. They open a series against Springfield on Wednesday.

Inland Empire 66ers 5 Lake Elsinore Storm 1

Key Stats: Tim Stauffer 1.2 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K; Chris Bisson 2-4, RS, SB (36)

Tim Stauffer's rehab stint with Lake Elsinore continued at a slow pace Tuesday. The Padres' righty threw 39 pitches over 1.2 innings, giving up one run on three hits and a walk. Stauffer did strike out a pair before giving way to Matt Lollis, who left inherited runners on second and third.

The Storm grabbed a quick lead in the top of the first when Chris Bisson singled, stole second and came around on Tommy Medica's 30th double of the season to deep center field. Medica. While Medica doesn't yet have enough plate appearances to show up on league leader boards, his 1.005 OPS is fifth among Cal League hitters with at least 200 plate appearances. The 24-year-old slugger's 30 doubles are good for second on the circuit.

Lollis's disappointing season continued as the big righty gave up four runs over 4.1 innings to take the loss. He matched his season high with five strikeouts, but is still struggling with both command and control. Lollis, 21, allowed four hits and three walks.

Bisson went 2-for-4 on the night and has had an impressive first week in August. In the first six games of the month, Bisson has gone 8-for-22 hitting two doubles and a home run batting .364.

Ryan Quigley relieved and worked two perfect innings. while striking out a season-high five hitters.

Bowling Green Hot Rods 3 - Fort Wayne TinCaps 7

Key Stats: Frank Garces 5 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 3 K; John Barbato 2 IP, 1 BB, 2 K; Travis Jankowski 2-4, 2 RS, BB, SB (10); Jace Peterson 2-3, 2 RS, 3 RBI, BB; Mike Gallic 3-4, HR (3), RBI

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Frank Garces’ five shutout innings paired with an early 6-0 lead sent the Fort Wayne TinCaps to a 7-3 win over the Bowling Green Hot Rods on Tuesday night at Parkview Field. After dropping the middle two games of the four-game set, the TinCaps victory secured a split of the series as the two teams met for their final regular season matchup of the year in Fort Wayne.

Garces (9-4) picked up his eighth win in his last nine starts, fanning three and walking three. The Dominican southpaw scattered only three hits against a Bowling Green (27-17, 66-49) team that carried a league-best .271 batting average into the game. Garces has struck out at least three batters in every start since May 24, and has not lost a game since June 6th against West Michigan.

The Fort Wayne (26-18, 57-57) offense battered Hot Rods starter Roberto Gomez (9-3), sending him to his first loss since May 21st, also at Parkview Field. Gomez allowed his first run since July 9th as Yeison Asencio singled home Jace Peterson in the first inning, giving the TinCaps a 1-0 advantage.

That lead ballooned to three runs in the third inning as Peterson singled home a run, and Asencio grounded into a run-scoring double play. The TinCaps tilted the score further with three runs in the fourth inning. Travis Jankowski singled home a run, and Jace Peterson plated both Duanel Jones and Kyle Gaedele, making it 6-0 Fort Wayne. Peterson finished the night with three runs batted in. He leads the team with 29 multi-hit games. Mike Gallic capped the scoring with a solo home run in the seventh inning. It was his first home run since May 19th, when he also homered against the Hot Rods at Parkview Field.

Bowling Green’s three runs were scored against Daniel Sarria in the eighth inning. Ryan Brett contributed an RBI double, and Alejandro Segovia hit a two-run home run, which cleared not only the left field fence, but also the construction fence separating Parkview Field from The Harrison.

Travis Jankowski extended his hitting streak to nine consecutive contests, going two-for-four at the plate.

Courtesy of Mike Couzens, Media Director of the Fort Wayne TinCaps.

Eugene Emeralds 12 – Yakima Bears 4

Key Stats: Chris Nunn 1 IP, 2 K (stil 0.00 ERA after 16 IP); Alberth Martinez 3-5, 2B, 2 RS, 2 RBI, BB; Rodney Daal 3-4, 2B, 3 RS, BB

Eugene scored a season-high 12 runs to roar back to a 12-4 victory after starter Juan Marcano couldn't get out of the first inning. Every Em's starter had at least one hit as the club pounded out seven doubles.

Marcano, signed as a minor league free agent after missing all of last season in the Yankees organization, got two quick outs, but then the wheels came off. The 21-year-old lefty gave up four hits and a walk and was called for two balks before giving way to Matthew Shepherd. He was charged with three runs, two earned.

Outfielder Alberth Martinez and 18-year-old catcher Rodney Daal paced the offense with three hits each. Martinez owns a modest four-game hitting streak as he tries to end an otherwise disappointing campaign on a strong note. Daal is 10-for-26 since his promotion from the Arizona League, though his double Tuesday was his first extra-base hit in Eugene.

AZL PADRES THROW A NO HITTER in 3-1 win over Giants

Key Stats: Robbie Erlin 3 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K; Bryan Rodriguez 3 IP, 1 BB, 4 K; Uber Paz 3 IP, 1 BB, 2 K; Mallex Smith 2-4, RS, SB (14); Henry Charles 3-4, RS, RBI A trio of Padres pitchers combined for a no-hitter in Peoria Tuesday, the system's first of the season.

Working in his second rehab appearance, Double-A starter Robbie Erlin surrendered one unearned run in three innings as he collected two strikeouts and issued a pair of walks. Dominican prospects Bryan Rodriguez and Uber Paz each followed with three clean innings.

Mallex Smith, a fifth-round junior college pick in this June's draft, had a pair of singles and scored a run at the top of the Padres lineup. The 19-year-old speedster extended his hitting streak to nine games and swiped his 13th base in 22 games.



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