MadFriars' Daily Farm Report: August 22

Pete Kelich struck out a career high 12 as he continued his dominance over the Arizona Fall League

Tacoma Rainiers 6 – Tucson Padres 9

Key Statistics LHP Robbie Erlin 5 IP, 7 H, 5 ER, 1 BB, 2 K (W, 8-3); LF Jonathan Galvez 2-5, RS, RBI; DH Ben Francisco 2-4, 3B, 2 RS, 2 RBI.

Prospect Watch: Reymond Fuentes has now missed back to back games. Eight different T-Pads scored a run, seven different T-Pads had an RBI. Robbie Erlin had his worst start since the June 16th debacle when he gave up 11 earned runs in just two innings.

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

San Antonio Missions 1 – Frisco RoughRiders 2 (10 innings)

Key Statistics LHP Juan Oramas 6 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K; CF Rico Noel 0-3, RS, BB, SB (56).

Prospect Watch: Mission's had all of three hits, all singles. Oramas' last four starts 21.2 IP, 13 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 22 K. That is an ERA of less than one, WHIP less than one, and a K/9 of over 9.

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

John has the recap for the Storm loss. For further reading on the Storm please see the Southwest Riverside News Network.

South Bend Silver Hawks 2 – Fort Wayne TinCaps 5

Key Statistics RHP Joe Ross 7 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K (W, 5-7, 3.61 ERA); CF Alberth Martinez 1-3, 2B, RS, RBI, BB; 3B Gabriel Quintana 3-4, 2B, RS; RF Hunter Renfroe 1-4, 2B, RS.

Prospect Watch: Joe Ross has allowed two or fewer runs in six of his last seven starts. The biggest issue for Ross has been the lack of strikeouts for the last two months. After striking out 51 in 66 innings the first three months he has struck out only 25 in his last 51 innings, posting a 4.76 ERA during that time.

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

Eugene Emeralds 0 –Hillsboro Hops 5

Key Stats: RHP Tony Rizzotti 2 IP, 1 H, 2 BB, 4 K; Donavan Tate 1-4, 2 Ks; C Ryan Miller 2-4.

Prospect Watch: Tate now has a six game hit streak, though still only four extra-base hits in 14 games.

For further reading on the Emeralds, see the Eugene Register-Guard.

AZL Padres 9 – AZL Indians 4

Key Stats: Pete Kelich 6 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 12 K (W, 7-1, 1.40 ERA); RF Franmil Reyes 3-4, HR (3), 3 RS, 2 RBI, 2 BB; SS Josh VanMeter 2-3, 2B, RS, RBI, 2 BB.

Prospect Watch: Once again Pete Kelich remains the best 2013 draft class pitcher. Over his last five starts he has gone 27 IP, 20 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 35 K. In fact Kelich has just one walk in 58 innings this year.

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

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