MadFriars' Daily Farm Report: August 7

Jace Peterson hit his first HR in nearly a month

38th round pick Pete Kelich threw his fifth shutout in seven starts as he led the AZL Padres to a win

No game for the T-Pads

San Antonio Missions 3 – Arkansas Travelers 1

Key Statistics RHP Eddie Bonine 7.2 IP, 3 H, ER, BB, 0 K; CF Rico Noel 2-3, RS; DH Everett Williams 2-2, BB, SB (10).

Prospect Watch: C/1B Robert Kral played in his first game in two weeks for the Missions. He was at first base and and went 0-3, with a walk. The 24 year old hasn't had the same success yet in AA as he did in High A, but its hard to judge a player when he has appeared in eight games in the past month. Kral's 14 home runs this season still rank in the top five in the system.

For further reading on the San Antonio Missions please see the San Antonio Express-News

Lake Elsinore Storm 3 – Rancho Cucamonga Quakes 4

Key Statistics LHP Frank Garces 5 IP, 5 H, ER, 3 BB, 6 K; SS Jace Peterson 1-3, HR (7), 2 RBI, BB, SB (35).

Prospect Watch: After missing 9 games Jace Peterson returned for his second straight game. What he did was steal his first base in three weeks and hit his first home run in three weeks. Jace Peterson leads all shortstops in the system with 35 stolen bases and has only struck out 53 times in 103 games.

For further reading on the Storm please see the Southwest Riverside News Network.

Fort Wayne TinCaps 2 – South Bend Silver Hawks 5

Key Statistics RHP Colin Rea 3.2 IP, 0 H, 3 K (1.71 ERA); DH Corey Adamson 1-2, 2B, 2 BB, SS Tyler Stubblefield 2-4, RS.

Prospect Watch: Not much prospect wise to report. CF Mallex Smith was probably the top prospect playing for the TinCaps tonight and he went 0-3, RBI with a pair of walks. He also was caught stealing (11) and committed his second error. The twenty year-old does have a .360 OBP and 50 stolen bases.

For further reading on the TinCaps' please see the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette.

Eugene Emeralds are still off for the all-star break

AZL Padres 4 – AZL Angels 2

Key Stats: RHP Pete Kelich 5 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 6 K (W, 4-1, 1.76 ERA); SS Josh VanMeter 1-4, RS, RBI, BB; RF Franmil Reyes 1-2, 2B, 3 RBI, 2 BB.

Prospect Watch: The last player signed in the draft is quietly having one of the best starts of any of the 38 players drafted ahead of him The right hander not only has a 1.76 ERA in 41 innings, but he had 44 strikeouts compared to one walk. He is also boasting a giant .680 WHIP with batters hitting just .195 off of him.

For the box scores of all the games please go to the MiLB.com scoreboards

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