Albuquerque broke even with Oklahoma City, losing 1-0 and winning 2-1 on clutch hitting in the final inning. West Tenn smacked Chattanooga (20-29) 11-1 and forced into last place in the North Division. Inland Empire lost 5-4 in 10 innings to Modesto despite a strong start by Josh Wall. In the longest game in Great Lakes history, Peoria won a 7-5 decision in 14 innings.
May 31, 2009
San Diego, CA – The San Diego Padres today announced that catcher Josh Bard and left-handed pitcher Shawn Estes have elected free agency after clearing outright waivers. Additionally, right-handed pitcher Dirk Hayhurst has been claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays and catcher Luke Carlin and infielder Sean Kazmar have been outrighted to Triple-A Portland.
October 6, 2008
Matt Antonelli's triple is key while Justin Germano struggles. Ernesto Frieri made his first Double-A start and made it count. Jeremy Hefner tosses six hitless innings but the Wizards lose. Jeudy Valdez homers but the bullpen falters again in Eugene. Jose DePaula and Colin Lynch have rough outings.
August 26, 2008
Matt Antonelli is finding his groove while Cla Meredith debuts. The Missions were no-hit in a rain-shortened game. Cedric Hunter continues his streak in style. Corey Kluber pitches a brilliant game but is denied a victory. Aaron Murphree has three extra base hits in a win. Jonathan Galvez is back on track in a DSL Padres shellacking.
August 19, 2008
Justin Huber and Brett Dowdy have turned it on lately. Drew Macias brings the Missions close. John Madden is smacked around in a loss. Luis Martinez is beginning to hit but the rest of the team is silent. Pablo Menchaca can't make it past two innings. Stiven Osuna continues his impressive run. Stalyn Valdez suffers loss number six.
August 14, 2008
San Diego, CA- The San Diego Padres today placed right-handed pitcher Kevin Cameron on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to May 7) with a first-degree right elbow sprain and purchased the contract of left-handed pitcher Shawn Estes from Triple-A Portland.
May 8, 2008
Shawn Estes was brilliant over seven innings and Brian Myrow and Luke Carlin provided the offense. Ray Chang has a night of perfection and scores the game-winner. Sam Carter has an impressive streak working, but he was the only offense. Justin Baum has been a scoring machine while Ali Solis has an eventful night.
May 3, 2008