Prospect Watch: The Chihuahuas dropped their fourth straight, and third straight in “America’s Biggest Little City … Alex Dickerson had three hits, including a double. The former Poway High star had been 1-for-17 in his previous six games. Despite the mini-funk, the 24-year-old has turned in a solid campaign this year in the PCL, hitting .320/.384/.495, with three home runs and 20 RBI in 30 games … Veteran swingman Daniel McCutchen took the loss in this one, allowing three runs in five innings. The 32-year-old former Pittsburgh Pirate allowed three runs in five innings of work.
For further reading on the El Paso Chihuahuas, see the El Paso Times.
Midland Rockhounds 2 – Missions 0
Prospect Watch: This game only went five innings, due to rain. The Missions had just one hit; a Trea Turner single … Bryan Rodriguez gets the “complete game,” as he pitched five solid innings, allowing two runs on six hits, with a pair of walks and three strikeouts. After a rough beginning to the year, the 23-year-old Dominican has a 1.86 ERA over his last three starts (19.1 innings).
For further reading on the San Antonio Missions, see the San Antonio Express-News.
Prospect Watch: A The Storm had their game against Inland Empire rained out. It will made up as a doubleheader on June 4. The Storm will travel to Rancho Cucamonga Friday.
For further reading on the Storm please see the Southwest Riverside News Network.
Lake County Captains 8 – TinCaps 4
Key Statistics: RF Nick Torres, 2-for-4, 2B, 3B. DH Franmil Reyes, 2-for-4, 2B. C Jose Ruiz, 2-for-4. SS Chase Jensen, 2-for-4, 2B. RHP Dinelson Lamet, (L, 0-2) 4.1IP, 3H, 5ER, 3BB, 8K.
Prospect Watch 22-year-old Dinelson Lamet was rolling along, allowing just one hit with eight strikeouts through four innings. After that, everything fell apart as he tried to stretch out to five innings for the first time. Lamet got roughed up in his last frame, allowing five earned runs. Still, Lamet has shown electric stuff this season for Fort Wayne, using a mid-90s fastball and a hard slider. In 20.1 innings, Lamet has a 3.54 ERA, with 35 strikeouts. Opposing hitters are hitting just .129 against the righty. The chink in the armor has been walks, as he has allowed 16 free passes. Still, he will be a name to watch on a staff that has struggled mightily.
For further reading on the TinCaps, see the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette.
For the box scores of all the games please go to the MiLB.co m scoreboards.