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Padres Prospect Report: August 8, 2009

Matt Vern

Walter Silva has an inning to forget. Will Inman takes the loss, despite allowing only two runs. Nick Schmidt takes loss number six in the California League. Fort Wayne is swept in a doubleheader. Eugene prevents a system sweep, as Emmanuel Quiles and Matt Vern have three hits apiece. Rosario Carrillo saves the DSL Padres from being no-hit.

Portland (49-65) lost 17-7 to Albuquerque (Dodgers) Walter Silva was pounded for a season high nine runs – all earned – on eight hits and three walks in a single inning as a reliever. He allowed three extra base hits, including a grand slam and a three-run homer. It is the third time in his last six outings that he has surrendered a pair of home runs – the other two times coming in starts. He has...

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