Carrillo back to Lake Elsinore; More moves
Carrillo back in Storm gear
Carrillo back in Storm gear

Posted Aug 25, 2005


The San Diego Padres announced several moves and several more are on the cusp. Cesar Carrillo is being sent back to Lake Elsinore to aid the team through the playoff season. Brent Carter has been promoted - taking his goods to Fort Wayne. Chris Steinborn has been sent shipped from Fort Wayne to Double-A Mobile and Kelvin Vazquez has been activated from the inactive list. Two more players will also be on the move in the coming weeks.

After a successful tour in Mobile, Cesar Carrillo takes his show back to Lake Elsinore to help them through the playoffs. Carrillo went 4-0 with a 3.23 ERA for the Southern League squad. He limited the opposition to a .203 average in 30.2 innings.

Brent Carter takes his assortment of tricks from short-season Eugene to Low-A Fort Wayne. Carter went 4-2 with a 2.01 ERA for the Emeralds. He allowed one earned run or less in nine of his 12 starts for the Ems, sporting a 56-to-6 strikeout-to-walk ratio.

Chris Steinborn is being shipped from Fort Wayne to Mobile to fill the void left by Carrillo's departure. The lefty went 1-4 with a 4.18 ERA for the Wizards, going 1-4 with a 5.71 ERA as a starter and sporting a 2.73 ERA in 12 relief appearances.

Kelvin Vazquez is back on the Wizards roster. e joined the Wizards on August 2 from Eugene and batted .310 with four doubles, five runs scored and seven runs batted in through eight games.

In other news, two Padres' prospects will be leaving their teams early, pending the approval from Padres' management.

Jared Wells will be going over to Holland to play in the Baseball World Cup for the USA team. And Luke Carlin will be playing for Canada. Both, currently with Mobile, will leave before the season officially ends.

Prospect Powwow:

The Fort Wayne Wizards players and staff competed in the annual Wizards Open on Tuesday at the Links of Eagle Glen in Columbia City.

Pitchers Matt Varner and Michael Ekstrom defended their title from 2004 after adding catcher Nick Hundley and outfielder Matt Thayer to their team this year.

The four-some shot an 8-under, 64 on the par-72 course to capture their second straight Wizards Staff/Player Open title.



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