MadFriars' Daily Farm Report: June 24

After struggling in his first few appearances in Tucson, Kevin Quackenbush slammed the door shut to earn his first AAA save.

Reno Aces 2 – Tucson Padres 4

Key Statistics RHP Sean O'Sullivan 7.2 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, BB, 7 Ks (W, 7-4, 3.82 ERA); RHP Kevin Quackenbush 1 IP, BB, 2 Ks (S, 1); 1B Cody Decker 2-2, HR (10), 3 RBI, 2 BB.

Prospect Watch: With one swing of the bat the game changed. With two on in the sixth, Cody Decker belted a three run home run, his tenth of the year, to give the T-Pads their first lead of the game. It was Decker's seventh homerun in June and over the last two months Decker has a tremendous line of .313/.375/.641… Kevin Quackenbush collected his first AAA save of the year.

For further reading on the Tucson Padres please see the Arizona Daily Star.

Missions are off for their All-Star break

For further reading on the San Antonio Missions please see the San Antonio Express-News

The Storm game was postponed

For further reading on the Storm please see the Southwest Riverside News Network.

Western Michigan WhiteCaps 9 – Fort Wayne TinCaps 6 (13 innings)

Key Statistics RHP Joe Ross 6 IP, 9 H, 6 ER, 0 BB, 5 Ks; CF Alberth Martinez 4-5, 3B, 2 BB; 2B Diego Goris 2-5, HR (2), 3 RBI, 2 BB;

Prospect Watch: In 12 previous starts this year TinCaps' ace Joe Ross had allowed one home-run this year. In his first start of the second half Joe Ross allowed three home-runs. The twenty-year old allowed more hits and more runs than in any previous start this year. Quite a bit of it might be leftover from being hit hard during the Midwest League all-star game.

For further reading on the TinCaps' please see the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette.

Eugene Emeralds 5 – Tri-City Dust Devils 7

Key Stats: CF Ronnie Richardson 2-3, 2B; RF Henry Charles 2-4, 2 RS, 2 RBI, SB (1); LF Marcus Davis 1-4, RS, RBI, BB; RHP Erik Cabrera (L, 0-3) 4.0 IP 6 H 6 R 4 ER 3 BB K)

Prospect Watch: The Ems are kind of in a holding pattern until more of the 2013 draft picks sign. CF Ronnie Richardson, a speedy left-handed hitter out of the University of Central Florida on his second tour of the Northwest League is of to a fast start hitting .438/.591/.813 in his first five games.

No game for the AZL Padres

For the box scores of all the games please go to the scoreboards.

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