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Michael Johnson Returns; Kyle Blanks Unstoppable

Michael Johnson Returns; Kyle Blanks Unstoppable

Astacio falters in Portland showcase. Mobile game is suspended in the sixth. Michael Johnson returned to the lineup for Lake Elsinore. Matt Lauderdale has been seeing regular action and the dividends are playing off. Emeralds third baseman Chase Headley talks about what he would like to accomplish this year. Ray Chang makes his debut in style.

Portland lost 8-3 Pedro Astacio, signed to a minor league contract by the Padres, made his first start with Triple-A Portland and was rocked, giving up seven runs on ten hits in four innings of work. Astacio had been considered a potential candidate to join the Padres' rotation. The righty went 2-8 with a 6.08 ERA this year with the Texas Rangers.  He had six starts where he allowed five or more... Recommended Stories

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