Padres affiliates go 7-0 Saturday

El Paso owns best record in PCL

Bill Center, longtime sportswriter for U-T San Diego, is an employee of the Padres.

The bats came alive throughout the Padres' system Saturday night as all seven affiliate teams won, with two getting 19 or more hits and a total of 11 home runs in the system.

Triple-A El Paso scored a 7-4 win at Reno to run their Pacific Coast League-best record to 44-31.

Third baseman River Stevens had four hits, including a home run, for four RBIs; designated hitter Gabriel Quintana had two doubles and five RBIs, and starting right-hander Dinelson Lamet allowed one hit over six innings as Double-A San Antonio scored a 16-0 Texas League win at Midland.

Right fielder Franmil Reyes hit two of Class A Advanced Lake Elsinore's six homers at Lancaster in a 14-5 win, and Class A Fort Wayne scored a 9-2 win at Bowling Green.

Catcher-infielder Diego Goris was promoted from San Antonio to El Paso Saturday, while former Major League pitcher Edwin Jackson was moved to El Paso from the roster of short-season Class A Tri-City. Catcher Ricardo Valenzuela was transferred from El Paso to Lake Elsinore.

AROUND THE FARM:

TRIPLE-A EL PASO (44-31) - Chihuahuas 7, RENO 4: CF Manuel Margot (.299) was 2-for-5 with two RBIs. SS Casey McElroy (.313) was 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored. 3B Goris (.369) was 1-for-2 with a run scored. Starting RHP Carlos Pimental (7-4, 6.39 earned run average) allowed four runs on nine hits and three walks with five strikeouts in five innings to get the win. RHP Michael Dimock (4.50 ERA) struck out four in two perfect innings. LHP Daniel Moskos (2.41) issued a walk with three strikeouts in an otherwise perfect 1 1/3 innings. RHP Derek Eitel (2.29) retired the final two hitters, one by strikeout.

DOUBLE-A SAN ANTONIO (2-3, 24-51) - Missions 16, MIDLAND 0: Lamet (0-1, 4.29 ERA) allowed one hit and five walks with nine strikeouts over the six innings. LHP Kyle McGrath (1.64) allowed a hit with three strikeouts in three innings to complete the shutout. Offensively, the Missions had 19 hits. Stevens (.278) was 4-for-5 with a homer, 4 RBIs and four runs scored. Quintana (.246) was 3-for-5 with two doubles, five RBIs and a run scored. LF Nick Torres (.307) was 3-for-5 with a double, two RBIs and three runs scored. RF Nick Schulz (.298) extended his hitting streak to 13 straight games, going 2-for-6 with a steal, an RBI and a run scored. SS Jose Rondon (.279) was 2-for-6 with two runs scored. C Rocky Gale (.235) was 2-for-5 with a run scored. CF Auston Bousfield (.167) was 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored. 1B Luis Tejada (.333) had a double in five at-bats for three RBIs.

CLASS A ADVANCED LAKE ELSINORE (2-1, 34-39) - Storm 14, LANCASTER 5: Lake Elsinore had six homers and 20 hits. Reyes (.247) was 3-for-5 with a double and his two homers for four RBIs. CF Michael Gettys (.357) had a double and a homer in five at-bats with two runs scored. 2B Luis Urias (.320) was 3-for-5 with a homer and two runs scored. SS Javier Guerra (.203) was 2-for-5 with a homer, two RBIs and two runs scored. LF Edwin Moreno (.236) was 2-for-5 with a homer, three RBIs and two runs scored. CF Franchy Cordero (.284) was 3-for-5 with a run scored. 1B Trae Santos (.218) was 2-for-5 with a double and a run scored. C Jose Ruiz (.215) was 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored. Starting RHP Enyel De Los Santos allowed three runs on six hits and three walks with four strikeouts in 4 2/3 innings in his Lake Elsinore debut. LHP Brandon Alger (3-0, 4.70 ERA) allowed a hit with a strikeout in 1 1/3 scoreless innings. RHP Ben Paullus (3.95 ERA) allowed two runs on three hits with two strikeouts in three innings to get his first save.

CLASS A FORT WAYNE (3-0, 39-34) - Tin Caps 9, BOWLING GREEN 2: - C Austin Allen (.323) was 1-for-4 with his fifth homer, two RBIs and two runs scored. CF Jhonatan Pena (.218) hit a three-run homer in four at-bats. DH Marcus Greene (.250) homered in four at-bats and 3B Kodie Tidwell (.245) homered in five at-bats. 1B Ty France (.242) was 1-for-4 with a double and a run scored. SS Ruddy Giron (.188) was 2-for-4. Starting RHP Austin Smith (5.64 ERA) allowed a run on four hits and two walks with a strikeout in four innings. RHP Elliot Morris (1-0, 5.40 ERA) allowed a run on two hits with two strikeouts in three innings. RHP Gerardo Reyes (1.85) gave up three hits with a strikeout in two scoreless innings for his fifth save.

SHORT-SEASON CLASS A TRI-CITY (5-4) - Dust Devils 5, SALEM-KEIZER 2: 2B Nate Easley (.294) was 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored. C Kyle Overstreet (.219) was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored. Starting RHP Jordan Guerrero (1-1, 5.40 ERA) allowed two runs on five hits with two strikeouts in five innings. RHP Evan Miller (0.00) allowed two hits and two walks with two strikeouts in two scoreless innings. LHP Jose Castillo (2.25) allowed four hits and a walk with four strikeouts in two scoreless innings.

ARIZONA ROOKIE PADRES (4-1) - PADRES 9, Brewers 2: SS Fernando Tatis Jr. (.278) was 2-for-4 with a stolen base and three runs scored. LF Tyler Selesky (.450) had a double in three at-bats with three runs scored and an RBI. DH Tucker Pennell (.286) was 2-for-4 with two RBIs. CF Jose Sotillo (.375) was 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored. Starting RHP Jean Garcia allowed two runs on a hit and three walks with six strikeouts in 4 1/3 innings. RHP Jim McDade (1-0, 1.93) allowed two hits and a walk with three strikeouts in 2 2/3 innings.

DSL PADRES (9-9) - PADRES 4, Orioles-1 3: 2B Eguy Rosario (.370) was 2-for-4 with a triple, his 10th steal, two RBIs and a run scored. 3B Kelvin Alarcon (.297) was 3-for-4 with a steal and a run scored. SS Luis Guzman (.262) was 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored. Starting LHP Jose Cabrera (1-2, 1.59 ERA) allowed two hits and two walks with three strikeouts over five scoreless innings. LHP Eduardo Solano (3.38) issued four walks with two strikeouts in 1 2/3 scoreless innings to get his first save.