Rizzo Watch: 1b Anthony Rizzo hit his twenty-fifth home run with one on for his 99th and 100th RBIs of the year. This month has been Rizzo's slowest in AAA hitting .269/.336/.443.
AA San Antonio
Missions 6 - Corpus Christi Hooks 0
In Corpus Christi 1b Cody Decker, the recipient of the MadFriars' "Free Cody Decker" from the AZL campaign delivered his first home run since May 1, a three-run blast in the fourth inning. C. Decker was 2-4 on the day.
Recent signee SS Amadeo Zazueta was 2-4 with a triple and home run.
The organization is starting to limit innings as the end of the season draws near but star right-hander Casey Kelly went three innings and allowed only a single hit before being replaced by RHP Jorge Reyes who went two and got his ninth win of the season.
High-A Lake Elsinore
Storm 1- 0 Lancaster Jethawks
Low-A Fort Wayne
TinCaps 6 -Lansing Lugnuts 1
In the eighth inning the TinCaps sent nine batters to the plate to break up a pitchers duel with five runs on four hits and two errors by Lansing at Parkview Field in Fort Wayne.
A big night by right-fielder Mike Gallic, an eighteenth round pick out of Marist College in this year's draft, who went three for four. Although the TinCaps put up six runs they had no extra-base hits and only Gallic had more than one hit.
Lefty Mark Hardy evened his record at 10-10 and pitched well going six strong innings and allowing no earned runs.
Emeralds 5 - 1 Spokane Indians
Baseball Prospectus' Kevin Goldstein's favorite Padres' 2011 draft pick, former 2b Auburn's Casey McElroy continues to produce since signing late with a 2-4 evening, double and RBI. Coming into tonight's game he was hitting .340/.439/.574.
CF Alberth Martinez, who was recently promoted to Eugene after hitting a cool .354/.394/.593, was 2-3.
AZL Angels 7- AZL Padres 4
The AZL Angels came from behind posting one in the seventh and three in the eighth to send the AZL Padres to their thirty-first loss of the year. One of the brighter stories of the year for San Diego has been the rise of RF Yoan Alcantara, who was hitting .351/.368/.594 coming into the game.
Martiniez had the night off but Alcantara was 1-4 with triple In today's game.
Austin Hedges, the de-facto number one selection in this year's draft, was 1-5 as a DH.