Local product Reilly Embrey went from SDSU to the San Diego Padres, fulfilling a lifelong dream of being picked by the hometown team. Growing up as a Friar fan in the old days of Jack Murphy Stadium, Embrey got to watch the golden son, Tony Gwynn, through it all. He moved on to play for his childhood idol in college and now to be able to follow in the footsteps of greatness is something that few can put into words.
July 28, 2004
Ramon Hernandez drove in two runs in his Portland debut. Both Mobile starts, Chris Rojas and Clay Hensley did not allow a run splitting a doubleheader. Hensley did something in Mobile that hasn't been done in four year. Mike Richardson has been swinging a hot stick as Clark Girardeau got rocked. Sazi Guthrie had a wild night. Lachlan Dale hit a game winning homer. Daniel Moore made start number two for Peoria. Injury news on Reilly Embrey and Brian Fryer as well.
July 18, 2004