Down on the Farm: 4-18 (Leasher, Huffman and Lawson Pitch Well)

April 18, 2018

The San Diego Padres affiliates were 3-0 on Wednesday. With three teams in action, here is a quick rundown on the day for the minor leaguers. Fort Wayne TinCaps (4-9) Won 7-2 The TinCaps have won two in a row as Nick Margevicius and Aaron Leasher have gotten the team back on track in the Mid West League. The team got excellent nights at the plate from Campusano, Lopez and…

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Padres’ Wil Myers Looks for Timing on Rehab Assignment with Storm

April 17, 2018

Lake Elsinore, California Tuesday night at the Diamond in Lake Elsinore was anything but ordinary. The Storm took on the Inland Empire 66ers, but there was a special guest in attendance; San Diego Padres’ outfielder Wil Myers, who was starting a rehab assignment. Wil Myers taking some swings in the cage before the #Storm game tonight. A rehab start for the #Padres @EVT_News pic.twitter.com/QVHHz10n9G — Patrick Cusick (@TheProfessorPQ) April 17,…

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Down on the Farm 4/16: Missions Bring out the Bats

April 17, 2018

The San Diego Padres’ minor league affiliates were 1-2 today, with the San Antonio Missions being the only team to pull off a win. With plenty of minor league action happening, let’s see how the farmhands did in their games. El Paso Chihuahuas (7-5) LOST 9-6 The Chihuahuas had a modest two-game win streak snapped tonight as they dropped the series finale to the Las Vegas 51’s 9-6. Walker Lockett…

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Down on the Farm: Weekly Review – April 9-15

April 16, 2018

*Stats used are for season to date* El Paso Chihuahuas (4-3 on week) 7-4 on season Javy Guerra – SS, Triple-A, El Paso Chihuahuas 12-36, 2 2B, 3 3B, 3 HR, 29 TB, 13.5% BB rate, 40.5% K rate, .333/.415/.806, 200 wRC+ Luis Urias – 2B, Triple-A, El Paso Chihuahuas 10-35, 1 2B, 1 HR, 14 TB, 14.3% BB rate, 19% K rate, .286/.405/.400, 119 wRC+ Eric Lauer – LHP,…

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Bolaños Improves but Still Suffers Loss for Storm

April 15, 2018

Lake Elsinore, California Ronald Bolanos is a name that gets lost in the mix when it comes to Padres’ prospects. The big right-hander signed for $2.25 million in the summer of 2016 and was a highly touted pitcher out of Cuba. He has a good three-pitch mix (fastball, curveball, slider) that can make hitters look foolish at times while touching 95 MPH, but the problem for him has been keeping…

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The Lake Elsinore Storm Defeat Lancaster Jethawks 9-1 in Wild Game

April 14, 2018

Lake Elsinore, California After taking a loss last night, the Lake Elsinore Storm rebounded nicely in front of  5,234 fans at The Diamond against the Lancaster Jethawks with a winning score of 9-1. Pedro Avila went seven strong innings while Edward Olivares and Eguy Rosario had four and three hits respectively. Lake Elsinore’s offense was on fire, managing 19 hits in total while holding Lancaster to only one run on…

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Down on the Farm 4/13: Naylor and Tatis Go Back-to-Back

April 13, 2018

The San Diego Padres affiliates were 1-3 on the night as only the Fort Wayne TinCaps were able to win. There was plenty of action on the day so let’s get right to it. Fort Wayne TinCaps (2-7) WON 13-2 The TinCaps got back on the winning track in a major way as they roughed up Bowling Green 13-2 on Friday. Mason Thompson was on the mound and pitched well…

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Down on the Farm: April 12 – Josh Naylor, Power Hitter

April 13, 2018

El Paso Chihuahuas (5-3) Lost 9-5 The Bees were first on the scoreboard with runs in the top of the second and third. The Chihuahuas responded with a two-run, inside-the-park home run by Raffy Lopez and a run scoring on an error. The Chihuahuas put up two more runs in the bottom of the fifth on a two-run home run by Nick Schulz. However, things came unraveled for the Chihuahuas…

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Reggie Lawson Goes Five Innings, Storm Win Home Opener 6-2

April 12, 2018

LAKE ELSINORE, CALIFORNIA The festivities were high for the 25th season at the Lake Elsinore Diamond as the Lake Elsinore Storm prepped for their game against the Lancaster Jethawks. Mascots Thunder and old fan-favorite Hamlet appeared in a stretch limousine, and the lineups were announced in earnest. The Storm gave the 6,269 fans in attendance a show, clubbing seven runs on six hits en route to a 6-2 win. The…

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TinCaps Fall Again On Disastrous 7th Inning

April 12, 2018

  Fort Wayne, Indiana In the series finale with the Lansing Lugnuts, the TinCaps managed a quick offensive strike, but a disastrous 7th inning turned the game into a 13-4 runaway victory for the visiting team. The TinCaps drew first blood in the bottom of the first. After back-to-back singles by two- and three-hitters Justin Lopez and Tirso Ornelas, designated hitter Luis Campusano stepped to the plate. On the third…

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Down on the Farm: April 11 – Day Baseball!

April 11, 2018

El Paso Chihuahuas (5-2) Won 4-3 The El Paso Chihuahuas got some day baseball in on Wednesday, beating the Salt Lake Bees by a score of 4-3. Salt Lake kicked off the scoring in the top of the second with two RBI singles against right-hander Walker Lockett. Although the Chihuahuas were able to collect five hits in the first four innings, they were held scoreless until the bottom of the…

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Down on the Farm: April 10 – MacKenzie Gore Day

April 10, 2018

El Paso Chihuahuas (4-2) Lost 14-1 It didn’t start ugly, but it sure did end ugly. With Eric Lauer on the hill, it looked like the Chihuahuas had a pretty good chance of getting a win. However, the Salt Lake Bees kicked off the scoring in the top of the second with a two-run home run by Jabari Blash and never looked back. Javy Guerra plated the Chihuahuas’ only run…

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