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Padres Prospect Report: August 28, 2009

Mike Ekstrom

Mike Ekstrom is making a play to return to San Diego. Anthony Contreras has the hot bat. Craig Italiano has been on point lately. Vince Belnome is a hit in his Midwest League debut. Jerry Sullivan strikes out eight but the offense is depleted.

Portland (55-77) lost 6-1 to Tacoma (Mariners) Cesar Ramos suffered his fifth loss, giving up three runs on four hits and two walks across five innings while matching a season-high by striking out six. All three runs came across on solo homers and the left-hander tossed a pair of wild pitches. The southpaw had given up four homers in his first 60.1 innings in the Pacific Coast League. Mike... Recommended Stories

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