Padres Minor League Notebook: 7-6-10

Greg Burke is pounded in a short outing. Erik Davis picks up win number eight. Jeff Ibarra gets the blown save while Chris Franklin follows suit in Eugene. Mark Hardy dominates over seven. Alberth Martinez continues the hot start.

Portland lost 10-1 to Las Vegas (Blue Jays)

Greg Burke lasted two-thirds of an inning and saw six runs score on his watch – three charged to him and three inherited runners passing as well. He gave up four hits and a walk, tossing 29 pitches. The right-hander has seen seven of the 10 runners he has inherited come around to score. Burke has given up runs in six of his last 11 appearances.

Anthony Contreras worked a scoreless inning of relief in the blowout. He gave up two hits but was not scored upon, notching three fly outs. It was the third time this year that Contreras has appeared in a game for the Beavers. He has yet to allow an earned run over that span, giving up five hits in three innings and seeing three unearned cross.

Portland Beavers manager Terry Kennedy and infielder Lance Zawadzki were ejected in the seventh inning.

San Antonio vs. Tulsa postponed due to rain

Lake Elsinore won 4-3 over Visalia (Diamondbacks)

Vince Belnome reached base three times, drawing a walk, singling, and adding his 20th double. He also scored once while batting fifth. The third baseman is hitting .305 with 18 RBI in the opening frame this season. Belnome is hitting .317 across his last 10 games with six extra-base hits. He has scored a run in five of his last six games.

Erik Davis picked up his eighth win of the season, giving up two runs on five hits and a walk while striking out six over five innings. Three of the hits went for extra bases, including a homer. The homer was the first he has allowed since May 18 and fourth yielded this season. It is the fourth time in five starts that he has given up two earned runs or less.

Fort Wayne lost 3-2 to Bowling Green (Rays) in 11 innings

Jose DePaula allowed one run over six innings in a no-decision. The left-hander yielded eight hits, did not walk a batter, struck out one and notched eight ground ball outs. The lone run came on a solo homer – the first he has allowed this year. It is the fourth time in five starts that the southpaw has given up one run or less but has just two wins to show for his efforts. DePaula has held the leadoff hitter of the inning to a .194 average.

Jeff Ibarra suffered the blown save, giving up a run on two hits in the eighth inning while letting a one-run lead get away. The left-hander has given up runs in eight of his 18 appearances, including seven of his last 10 outings. Ibarra has allowed eight runs on 10 hits and three walks over his last 5.1 innings. Right-handed hitters have managed a .351 average against the left-hander.

Eugene lost 6-3 to Everett (Mariners)

Chris Bisson notched three hits in five trips out of the leadoff spot, scoring once. He also swiped a pair of bags, bringing his theft total to four without being thrown out. He did, however, commit a throwing error. The second baseman came into the game with one hit in his first 16 at-bats. He does have a 5-to-5 walk-to-strikeout ratio on the year.

Chris Franklin suffered his second blown save and the loss, giving up four runs, three earned, on three hits and a walk while attempting to nurse a one-run lead. It is the second straight game that he has blown a save opportunity. Franklin has given up five runs on five hits and two walks over his last two innings after tossing scoreless ball on two hits in his first four appearances.

AZL Padres won 4-1 over AZL Angels

Mark Hardy pounded out seven innings of one-run ball, yielding two hits and a walk while striking out 10. He also induced eight ground ball outs and picked off a runner, working to two over the minimum. It is the second time in three outings that he has punched zeroes – the first time lasting four innings in another win. The left-hander has given up one hit in 15 at-bats to the leadoff hitter of the inning.

Cole Tyrell hit his first professional homer, hitting a solo shot in the fourth inning. The first baseman also scored two runs while batting cleanup. Tyrell has notched an RBI in five of his last six games with a hit in each. He is 6-for-25 over that span and is just 3-for-14 with runners in scoring position this season.

Mykal Stokes went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored out of the two-hole in the lineup. The outfielder is in the midst of a four-game hitting streak where he is 8-for-17 with three multi-hit games. Prior to that, Stokes had begun the season with two hits in his first 21 at-bats. The California native has a .500 on-base percentage with men in scoring position.

DSL Padres won 13-12 over DSL Orioles

Alberth Martinez reached base three times with a pair of singles and a walk. The center fielder also scored twice and drove in a pair from the two-hole, pushing his RBI tally to three. Martinez has notched five multi-hit games in 13 overall and has reached base safely in 11 contests. He has touched home 10 times, scoring multiple runs in three games.

Ariel Familia reached base three times with a pair of walks and a double. The first baseman also scored twice and drove in two. Familia added a pair of stolen bases but was caught for the third time in six attempts. Familia has just one multi-hit game on the year but has drawn 16 walks in 21 contests. His two RBI were one more than he had in his previous 19 games.

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