The big boy Padres won 13-4 Sunday but their minor league counterparts didn't fare so well. All four in-season affiliates were in action and all four lost.
Lake Elsinore Storm 0, Stockton Ports 5:
The Storm lost the eighth of their last ten games to fall to 13-29. Frank Garces allowed four runs- three earned- in five innings, running his record even to 4-4. The offense managed only five singles, two each by corner outfielders Yeison Asencio and Luis Domoromo, and one from second baseman Cory Spangenberg. The two teams will meet back up at 7:05pm Monday for the second game of the three game set.
Fort Wayne TinCaps 5, Lake County Captains 7:
The 24-17 TinCaps jumped out to an early lead, scoring one run in each of the first two innings, but gave up three in the second and two in both the third and fourth innings. Fort Wayne scored three more in their half of the ninth but it was too little, too late. Starting pitcher Walker Weickel went 3.1 innings and gave up all seven of Lake County's runs. On the other side of the ball second baseman Maxx Tissenbaum, catcher Dane Phillips, and shortstop Stephen Carmon all had two-hit games.The 'Caps are down two games to one with the final game of the series coming up at 3:30pm tomorrow.
San Antonio Missions 4, Frisco Roughriders 8:
Kalian Sams drove in the Missions' first run with his sixth double in twelve games and came around to score another in the first inning. Frisco tied the game at twos in the third and took the lead with three in the fourth. San Antonio added a run in the fifth on a solo shot by Everett Williams and another in the seventh when he doubled in Rico Noel. The Mission will go for the split of the four game series at 9:00am Monday.
Tucson Padres 3, Iowa Cubs 7:
Like Fort Wayne and San Antonio, Tucson got on the board in the top of the first. Iowa went up 3-1 with a pair of home runs in the bottom of the fourth and tacked on four more in the fifth. Starter Wilfredo Boscan was tagged for all seven runs before Daniel Stange came in for three scoreless innings, striking out three and allowing one hit. Nick Vincent added a perfect inning. The TuPads' offense was led by Daniel Robertson's three hits. He also stole his twelfth base, scored a run, and drove one in. Gregorio Petit, Brandon Allen, and Cody Decker added two hits apiece. Catcher Rene Rivera went 0-5 to fall to .380, losing his lead in the PCL batting race to some Dodger. Yasmani Grandal went 0-for his pinch hitting opportunity. He'll be back in the lineup tomorrow when Tucson takes on Omaha at 4:35pm.