MadFriars' Daily Farm Report August 5

The Northwest League All-Star Game was played in Eugene. Neither team scored a run, but the Ems players looked good. Elsewhere El Paso and Fort Wayne win, while AZL and San Antonio lose in extra innings.

El Paso Chihuahuas 4– Reno Aces 2

Key Statistics: RHP Donn Roach 7 IP, 7 H, ER, 2 BB, 4 Ks; LF Jake Goebbert 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI; CF Rico Noel 1-3, 3B, RS.

Prospect Watch Jake Goebbert has had no issues going back to AAA. In 11 games Goebbert has 17 hits including six doubles, a triple, and a home run. He also has walked as many times (six) as he has struck out (six). Goebbert has spent a majority of the games in left field with just one appearance at first.

For further reading on the El Paso Chihuahuas, see the El Paso Times.

San Antonio Missions 2 – Arkansas Travelers 3 (12 innings)

Key Statistics: RHP James Needy 7 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, BB, 5 Ks; LF Yeison Asencio 2-5, BB; 1B Adam Buschini 1-5, HR (8), 2 RBI.

Prospect Watch Facing his former team for the first time, it might have been expected that R.J. Alvarez would run into some problems. Instead, it was more of the same; another perfect inning with a strike out. Since trading for him Alvarez has gone 6 G, 6.1 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, BB, 8 Ks. In fact he hasn’t allowed a base runner in his last 4.2 innings.

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

Storm 0 – Inland Empire 66ers 9

Key Statistics: RHP Colin Rea 6 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, BB, 6 Ks; C Jeremy Baltz 1-4, 2B; SS Jose Rodon 1-4, SB (10).

Prospect Watch Since coming over in the Huston Street trade, Jose Rodon has kept his consistency at the plate. He has reached base safely in ten straight games hitting .308/.413/.359 during the stretch. Overall with the Storm Rodon is hitting .300/.391/.350 with as many walks (7) as strike outs (7) in 16 games.

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

TinCaps 7– Lansing Lugnuts 1

Key Statistics: LHP Jeffrey Enloe 6 IP, 4 H, 3 Ks; SS Trea Turner 3-5, HR (2), 2 RBI; 3B Fernando Perez 2-5, RBI; 1B Jake Bauers 3-4, RS; LF Nick Schutz 1-3, HR (5), 3 RBI.

Prospect Watch Another home run for Nick Schultz. Schultz has caught the same thing that Trea Turner has (Trea Syndrome) after signing from the Indy Leagues, Sclutz was put in Eugene. He couldn’t even hit his weight hitting .167/.231/.271, but was promoted anyway when Nick Torres and Austin Bousfield signed. Since being promoted he has hit .317/.366/.519. Over his last six games he is hitting an amazing 11-22 (.500), 2B, 4 HR (1.091 SLG), 3 BB (.560 OBP).

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

The NWL All-Star game was an exciting 0-0 draw.

Key Statistics: RHP Bryan Verbitsky 1 IP, BB; DH Franchy Cordero 1-4, 2 Ks; 1B Marcus Davis 1-2;

For further reading on the Emeralds, see the Eugene Register-Guard.

AZL Padres 7 – AZL Angels 8 (13 innings)

Key Statistics: RHP T.J. Weir 1 IP; SS B.J. Guinn 3-3, 3B, 2 RS; CF Michael Gettys 2-6, 3B, RS, RBI; 2B Daniel Bravo 3-6, 2B, RS;

Prospect Watch TJ Weir threw another perfect inning. Thus far he has gone 15.2 IP, 8 H, 1 ER, 4 BB, 19 Ks. The Padres have kept him to 1-2 innings a start, but at 22, it will be interesting to see if the Padres move him up to Eugene before the end of the season… Michael Gettys now has a ten game hit streak, however he did commit his eighth error of the season!

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