MadFriars' Daily Farm Report: June 17

James Needy and Matt Wisler shine as the farm goes undefeated. Mallex Smith wins a bunt contest. Smith, Renfroe, and Gott have all been promoted.

Chihuahuas 8 – Iowa Cubs 5

Key Statistics RHP Matt Wisler 7 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 5 K (W, 4-4), 2-3, RS at plate; 3B Jonathan Galvez 1-4, HR (5), 3 RBI, BB; RF Jeff Francoeur 3-5, 2B, RS, RBI

Prospect Watch: Progress… that is the name of the game for Matt Wisler. The Padres top prospect has finally turned the corner in AAA. Through his first four AAA starts Wisler was boasting a 12.15 ERA, with a 5.1 BB/9, allowing nearly a home run very other inning, and going 0-3. In the 5 stars since he has gone 31.1 IP, 21 H, 10 ER, 10 BB, 21 K, 2.87 ERA. The numbers still arnt as good as they were last year, but it is a considerable improvement over the last month .

For further reading on the El Paso Chihuahuas, see the El Paso Times.

Missions 3 – Corpus Christi Hooks 0

Key Statistics RHP James Needy 7 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 5 K; 2B Casey McElroy 2-4, HR (5), 3 RBI;

Prospect Watch: All-Star James Needy sure pitched like one. How about this for stats; Needy has not allowed more than two runs in a start since May 3rd. The three hits allowed have been Needy's best hits allowed all year for a start of at least five innings. The one downside has been Needy has walked three batters in three consecutive starts.

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

Cal All Stars 3 – Carolina All Stars 2

Key Statistics 3B Diego Goris 0-2, 2 K; RF Hunter Renfroe 0-3, K; RHP Joe Ross 1 IIP, H; RHP Trevor Gott 1 IP, 2 H, one unearned run, 3 Ks.

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

MWL West 7 – MWL East 0

Key Statistics CF Mallex Smith 0-3; RHP Nick Mutz 1 IP K; RHP Tayron Guerrero 1 IP

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

The Ems were rained out

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

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