Padilla Wins Tuneup Over Nashville

Albuquerque ran up a lead early for Major League veteran Vicente Padilla and won 8-4 over Nashville. Mississippi banged Chattanooga 7-1. Inland Empire lost 10-3 to Mississippi. Aaron Miller allowed just one hit over 5.1 innings Great Lakes topped South Bend 6-0. Brian Cavazos-Galvez knocked in both runs for Ogden in an 11-inning, 2-1 win over Missoula. The Arizona Padres beat the Dodgers 10-4.

'Topes Make Life Easy for Padilla
The Albuquerque (72-56) ran up a solid lead early for Major League veteran Vicente Padilla en route to an 8-4 win over the Nashville Sounds. Padilla was making a tune-up start before moving into the Dodgers starting rotation on Thursday.

The Isotopes magic number is 10, any combination of Albuquerque wins or Oklahoma losses that reach that number will clinch the PCL American South Division title.

Luis Maza went a perfect 4-for-4 and Dee Brown supplied three RBI as the 'Topes extended their lead in the American Southern division to eight games after a slumping Oklahoma City lost their fifth straight at Omaha.

Padilla (1-0) retired the side in order in the first inning. He allowed the first two batters to reach bases in the second and faced four in each the third and four innings before Nashville tagged him for a two-run home run in the fifth.

He left after the fifth inning, having allowed three hits and a pair of runs while striking out five. By that time Albuquerque had banged out a 6-2 lead.

Brent Leach, Tim Corcoran and rehabbing Will Ohman sealed the Sounds' seventh straight loss with a scoreless ninth, stranding two runners to end the game.

The Isotopes strung together singles by Sergio Garcia, Maza and Hector Luna along with a Dee Brown groundout for a quick 2-0 lead. They added four more in the bottom of the third with Maza's single starting things, followed by Luna's double, another double by Brown, Jamie Hoffman's RBI single and another run batted in by A.J. Ellis for 6-0 lead.

The 'Topes had two runners thrown out at home on the same play in the fifth. A deep drive to center by Brown saw Maza and Luna attempt to score but the two were nabbed at the plate simultaneously for an unusual double play.

The 'Topes scored one in the sixth and another in the eighth. Luna drove in Sergio Garcia and J.D. Closser, knocked in Maza. Maza had four hits and Luna three, the pair reaching base in every at-bat.

Albuquerque sends lefty Scott Elbert (1-1, 4.74) on the hill to face Nashville southpaw Chase Wright (7-7, 4.24) tonight. The 'Topes continue their 13-game homestand, the longest in team history, with a seat cushion giveaway to the f

  Score by Innings
Nashville		000 020 020-4	
Albuquerque	        204 001 01X-8

  Albuquerque  	ab r  h  bi  ave
SGarcia ss	4  2  1  0  .228
Maza 2b        	4  3  4  0  .292
Luna 3b	        3  1  3  2  .355
Brown lf	5  1  2  3  .300
Closser 1b	5  0  1  1  .297
Hoffmann rf	5  1  3  1  .267
Repko cf	3  0  0  0  .267
Ellis c        	3  0  2  1  .320
 Hu ph        	1  0  0  0  .288
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  Totals 	29  8 15  8
  Nashville	34  4  7  4

  2B- Luna (17), Brown 2 (32). LOB- Luna
2 (52), Brown 3 (77), Hoffmann (40),
Ellis (37), Closser (26). S- Padilla 2.
LOB- Albuquerque 10, Nashville 9.
SB- Repko (24).
 	  
  Albuquerque	 in  h r-er bb so  era
Padilla (1-0)	5.0  3  2-2  3  5  3.60
Leach	        1.0  0  0-0  1  1  8.38
Corcoran	2.0  3  2-2  1  3  7.59
Ohman	        1.0  1  0-0  1  1  0.00
  HBP- Repko, Luna. T- 3:08. Att- 9,835.
Braves Slow Lookout's playoff drive
Mississippi banged out a 6-0 lead before Chattanooga could score and went on to collect an easy 7-1 win, dropping the Lookouts two full games behind league-leading West Tenn and a game behind second place Tennessee.

Alberto Bastardo drew the start and held Mississippi to a pair of runs over his five innings, allowing just four hits. But the Braves banged Matt Sartor and Victor Garate around to put the game out of reach.

Chattanooga finally put something on the scoreboard in the bottom of the eighth. Justin Sellers hit a one-out double and eventually found his way home on a Trayvon Robinson RBI single to account for the lone run for the Lookouts.

Chattanooga was out-hit 11-6, with six different Chattanooga hitters sharing the total.

  Score by Innings
Mississippi	100 013 011-7
Chattanooga	000 000 010-1

  Chattanooga 	ab r  h  bi ave
Tomlin rf	3  0  0  0  .311
Robinson cf	4  0  1  1  .167
Perez 1b	4  0  1  0  .271
martinez 3b	4  0  1  0  .308
Lambo lf	4  0  1  0  .256
Gutierrez c	3  0  1  0  .280
Seller ss	3  1  1  0  .292
 Rottino ph	1  0  0  0  .263
 Giles oh	1  0  0  0  .252
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  Totals	28  1  6  1
  Mississippi	37  7 11  6

  Error- Mitchell (8). 2B- Perez (19),
Lambo (36), Sellers (27). RBI- Robinson
(4). LOB- Chattanooga 5, Mississippi 8.
DP- Martinez, Mitchell and Perez.
Pickoffs- Bastardo. 

  Chattanooga 	 in  h r-er bb so  era
Bastardo (5-3)	5.0  4  2-2  2  2  4.11
Sartor	        1.1  4  3-3  1  2  4.10
Garate	        1.2  2  1-1  0  0  1.94
Guerra	        1.0  1-1  1  0  0  4.09
  WP- Guerra 2, Garate. PB- Gutierrez (1). 
T- 2:59. Att- 5,230.
High Desert Scores Early For Easy Win
Inland Empire found themselves trailing 9-1 after three innings and went on to drop a 10-3 decision to the Mavericks. They took a 4-1 first-inning lead off 66ers starter Justin Miller Miller (0-4) and three errors in the fifth resulted in five unearned runs. Miller allowed nine runs (four earned) on seven hits in three innings and his record dipped to 0-4. 

Elian Herrera had given the 66ers a brief lead in the first when he walked, stole second and third, and then scored on Andres Perez' RBI ground out but the slim margin didn't last long.

Inland Empire pecked away, scoring once in each the sixth and eighth innings. Steven Caseres walked, moved to second on Preston Mattingly's double and scored on Alex Garabedian's single in the sixth. Scott Van Slyke walked, moved up on Caseres' single, Mattingly walked and Christian Lara's ground ball drove in the final 66er run.

Preston Mattingly went 2-for-4 with a double and a walk to reach base three times for the Sixers.

The 66ers hope to end a six-game losing streak and avoid the sweep today with RHP Mario Alvarez (4-5, 4.69) faces off against LHP Mauricio Robles (1-1, 4.05) for High Desert.

  Score by Innings
Inland Empire	100 001 010- 3
High Desert	405 000 10x-10

  Inland Empire  ab r  h  bi  ave
Rosario cf	5  0  0  0  .120
Herrera 3b	4  1  1  0  .294
Perez lf	5  0  1  1  .333
Van Slyke rf	4  1  1  0  .288
Caseres 1b	3  1  1  0  .263
Mattingly dh	4  0  2  0  .237
Lara 2b        	2  0  0  1  .265
Garabedian c	4  0  1  1  .226
Fuller ss	2  0  0  0  .250
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  Totals 	33  3  7  3
  High Desert	32 10  8  9

  Errors- Herrera (5), Luna 2 (24).
2B- Mattingly (22). RBI- Perez (7),
Garabedian (29), Lara (42). LOB- Inland
Empire 12, High Desert 3. SB- Herrera 2
(35), Mattingly (21), CS- Perez (3).
 	  
  Inland Empire	 in  h r-er bb so  era
JMiller (0-4)	3.0  7  9-4  2  1  6.63
Brannon	        3.0  0  0-0  1  3  4.33
Akin	        2.0  1  1-1  0  3  4.50
  WP- JMiller. HBP- by Brannon, Fuller. 
T- 2:53. Att- 1,709.
Miller, Pratt Limit Silver Hawks to One Hit
Brad Golder
Great Lakes Loons

Starter Aaron Miller allowed just one hit through 5.1 innings to lower his earned run average to 2.11 and Jordan Pratt picked up the last two outs as Great Lakes won a rain-shortened 6-0 shutout over South Bend.

  Miller (2-1), the Dodgers #1 draft selection in 2009, struck out five and walked a career-high four in his fifth Loons start and was credited with the win. Pratt got the final two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning.  The Silver Hawks' only hit was a second-inning single and the South Bend base runner was thrown out at second by Esteban Lopez trying to steal.

   The game was played under drizzly conditions throughout the contest. In the top of the seventh, with Jerry Sands at bat, the rainfall became too intense to continue. After a 53-minute delay, the field conditions were deemed too wet to continue.

   The Loons notched single runs in the first three innings. In the first, Anthony Hatch drove home Jaime Pedroza, who reached on an infield single and a throwing error. In the next inning, Angelo Songco tripled to right-center bringing home Joe Becker, who had walked. And in the third, Kyle Russell launched a solo home run to right – his Midwest League-leading 25th shot of the season – to give the Loons a three-run advantage.

   The Loons' big inning was the sixth, when the team doubled their run total.  Becker, Dee Gordon and Hatch recorded run-producing hits in the inning.

   The Loons and Silver Hawks conclude their four-game series this afternoon.  The Loons are scheduled to send right-hander JonMichael Redding (13-3, 5.12 ERA) – tied for first in the league in wins – to the mound against South Bend's Brett Moorhouse (5-11, 4.37).

  Score by Innings- shortened by rain
Great Lakes	111 003 0-6
South Bend	000 000 x-0

  Great Lakes 	ab r  h  bi ave
Gordon ss	4  1  1  1  .302
Pedroza dh	2  1  2  0  .257
Hatch 3b	4  0  2  2  .283
Russell rf	4  1  2  1  .275
Sands 1b	2  0  0  0  .259
Silverio cf	2  1  0  0  .277
Becker 2b	2  2  1  1  .625
Lopez c	        3  0  1  0  .215
Songco lf	3  0  1  1  .150
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  Totals	26  6 10  6
South Bend	17  0  1  0

  2B- Russell (34), Becker (2), Hatch
(33). 3B- Songco (2). HR- Russell (25).
RBI- Hatch 2 (61), Songco (16), Russell
(87), Becker (2), Gordon (32). LOB- Great
Lakes 7, South Bend 3. SB- Gordon (66).
PO- Pedroza. DP- Gordon, Becker and Sands; 
Lopez and Becker.

  Great Lakes 	 in  h r-er bb so  era
AMiller (2-1)	5.1  1  0-0  4   5  2.11
Pratt	        0.2  0  0-0  0  1  5.11
  WP- AMiller. T- 1:55 (:53 delay). Att- 1,360.
Webster, Cavazos-Galvez Spark Raptor Win
Brian Cavazos-Galvez singled home Rafael Ynoa with two outs in the eleventh inning break 1-1 tie and lift Ogden to a 2-1 win over Missoula.

Right-hander Allen Webster, just up from the Arizona League, made his debut for the Raptors and was spectacular. The nineteen-year old, taking the turn of Elisaul Pimentel who was sidelined with a sore elbow, pitched into the eighth inning without allowing a run. In 7.2 innings, Webster gave up only four singles while striking out a Raptor season-high nine. He did not issue a walk.

Webster spent the night night protecting a 1-0 lead, as the Osprey staff nearly matched him pitch for pitch. Brian Ruggiano singled to open the game and moved to second when the Missoula outfielder misplayed the ball. Singles by Bryant Hernandez and Cavazos-Galvez drove him in.

Still jealously hanging on the to slim, 1-0 margin in the eighth. Webster gave up consecutive hits with two outs. Manager Damon Berryhill called in Steve Ames from the bullpen and Ames delivered a strikeout to end the threat.

Then in the top of the ninth, Ames, who had not blown a save in seven chances, allowed his third run in 13 games this season. A bases-loaded sacrifice fly tied the game. Catcher Keyter Collado gobbled up a pitch in the dirt and threw out a runner at third to end the inning.

Neither team could score in the ninth or tenth and Daigoro Rondon (3-3) retired the side in order in the eleventh for Ogden and earned the win on the Raptors late rally.

Rafael Ynoa worked a walk to open the last of the 11th and with one out, stole second. With two out. Then Cavazos-Galvez ripped a hanging breaking ball left-center to drive in the winning run and boost his team-leading RBI total to 48.

The victory was Ogden's fourth in walk-off fashion of the year, and second of the home-stand. The Raptors and Osprey wrap up their season series today with Matt Magill trying for his sixth win making the start.

  Score by Innings
Missoula	000 000 001 00-1
Ogden	        100 000 000 01-2

  Ogden 	ab r  h  bi  ave
Ruggiano cf	5  1  4  0  .388
Hernandez ss	5  0  2  0  .269
Galvez dh	5  0  1  2  .332
Calfee lf	4  0  0  0  .308
Akins rf	4  0  1  0  .250
Wise dh        	2  0  0  0  .305
 Iden pr-dh     0  0  0  0  .235
Jacobs 1b	4  0  0  0  .283
Collado c	3  0  0  0  .000
 Erickson ph-c	1  0  0  0  .325
Ynoa 2b        	2  1  0  0  .183
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  Totals 	35  2  8  2
  Missoula	27  1  7  1

 Two base hits- Akins (5).
RBI- Galvez 2 (49). S- Ynoa.
LOB- Ogden 5, Missoula 5. SB- Ynoa 
(4), Ruggiano (18). CS- Iden (4).
DP- Ynoa, Hernandez and Jacobs.  	  

 Ogden	         in  h r-er bb so  era
Webster 	7.2  4  0-0  0  9  0.00
Ames 	        2.1  3  1-1  1  3  1.14
Rondon (3-3)	1.0  0  0-0  0  0  3.79
  WP- Webster. T- 2:40. Att- 4,914.
Eight-Run Sixth Sinks AZ Dodgers
The Arizona League Dodgers built a 3-0 lead one run at a time going into the last of the sixth inning but at that point everything blew up in their faces when the Padres sent an even dozen batters to the plate and scored eight times to put the game away 10-4.

Dan Danielson started and worked five scoreless innings, allowing three hits, a pair of walks and striking four four.

Austin King singled, was forced by Pedro Tavarez who scored on a ground ball in the first inning. Jonathan Garcia and Ramon Jean smacked back-to-back doubles in the fourth and Garcia collected another double in the sixth, then scored on Michael Pericht's sac fly for a 3-0 lead.

Justin Dignelli replaced Danielson and surrendered three singles that put the Padres on the scoreboard with two out. He never got the third out of the inning and Chris Gomez came in to close out the inning but allowed a run of his own before he could do so. When the dust cleared the Padres led 8-3

Garcia singled for his third hit of the day, moved to third on a pair of wild pitches and again scored on Pericht's sac fly in the eighth to end the Dodgers offense.

John Hernandez allowed the final two Padre runs, both of them unearned, in the bottom of the eighth.

Garcia collected three hits and scored three times. King singled twice and Pericht had two RBI to lead the Dodgers.

  Score by Innings
AZL Dodgers	100 101 010- 4
AZL Padres	000 008 02x-10

  Dodgers 	ab r  h  bi ave
Banks cf	5  0  1  0  .229
King lf        	5  0  2  0  .227
Tavarez c	3  1  0  0  .336
Green 2b	3  0  0  0  .260
JonGarcia rf	4  3  3  0  .315
Jean ss        	4  0  1  1  .270
Pericht 1b	2  0  0  2  .213
Hunt 3b        	3  0  0  0  .167
Cilladi dh	3  0  0  0  .139
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  Totals	35  4  7  3
  Padres	31 10 11  9

  Errors- Danielson (4), JonGarcia (5),
Tavarez (4). 2B- JonGarcia 2 (16),5,
Jean 2. RBI- Jean (21), Pericht 2 (17).
SF- Pericht 2. LOB- Dodgers 7, Padres 7.
DP- Jean, Green and Pericht.

  Dodgers	 in  h r-er bb so  era
Danielson	5.0  3  0-0  2  4  3.20
Dignelli (1-1)	0.2  5  7-7  1  1  8.76
Gonzalez	1.1  2  1-1  0  0  2.45
Hernandez	1.0  1  2-0  1  1  2.02
  WP- Danielson, Dignelli. HBP- by Gonzalez. 
T- 2:57.

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