Prospect Watch: T-Pads were shut down by top pitching prospect James Paxton. The left-hander threw a complete game shutout allowing only five singles. Yonder Alonso made his first rehab start for AAA Tucson, playing six innings and fielding his position with ease but was hitless at the plate.
For further reading on the Tucson Padres please see the Arizona Daily Star.
Prospect Watch: After three straight dominant starts Sampson came back to earth today. He allowed more hits in five innings today then he did in the previous 20 innings. All four runs were allowed in the fourth inning on two homeruns… Six different Missions had a multi-hit game, however Everett Williams failed in his pinch hit-attempt. He has not had a hit since June 23rd.
Prospect Watch: The Storm committed more errors (six), then they had hits (four). 3B Travis Whitmore committed four errors and Hedges and Baltz also added to the error prone game. San Jose had multi-run innings in each of the middle innings that put the game out of reach… The Storm had zero extra base hits and zero walks in the game.
For further reading on the Storm please see the Southwest Riverside News Network.
Prospect Watch: Another disappointing start for a TinCaps pitcher. Weickel didn't make it out of the fifth inning for the first time since a May 19th start @ Lake County. He also walked more than he struck out for the first time since April... Since the All Star Break Dane Phillips is hitting .389/.463/528
For further reading on the TinCaps' please see the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette.
AZL Angels 3 – AZL Padres 11
Prospect Watch: Franchy, yes it really is "Franchy", Cordero was five for five today and is one of the more interesting prospects in the desert. A 6'3" left-handed hitting shortstop from the Dominican Republic hit .270/.372/.374 but hit .354/.456/.492 in August. He's only 18 and is someone to keep an eye on.
For the box scores of all the games please go to the MiLB.com scoreboards