Reyes crushes ball again in Lake Elsinore win

Outfielder hits two homers day after six-RBI game

Reyes crushes ball again in Lake Elsinore win

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

A day after driving in six runs with four hits and a homer, Lake Elsinore outfielder Franmil Reyes hit two more homers to drive in three runs in the Class A Advanced Storm's 7-4 win at Lancaster.

Reyes, 20, has three homers and nine RBIs in a span of two games, giving him 13 homers and 73 RBIs on the season. He ranks second in the California League in RBIs. Reyes is hitting .259. Catcher A.J. Kennedy (290) was 3-for-4 with his first homer and three runs scored as Lake Elsinore improved to 23-17 in the second half and evened its season record at 55-55.

Left fielder Edwin Moreno (.272) was 3-for-5 with a double and three RBIs. Center fielder Michael Gettys (.296) was 2-for-4.

Left-handed starter Jerry Keel allowed two runs on five hits and four walks with four strikeouts in six innings to win his Lake Elsinore debut.

Right-hander Ben Paullus (4.86 ERA) allowed a run on a hit with three strikeouts in two innings. Righty Colby Blueberg (2.94 ERA) allowed an unearned run on two hits in an inning.

There were more roster moves on Wednesday. Infielder Nick Vitter was promoted from Class A Fort Wayne to Double-A San Antonio.

Center fielder Rod Boykin was activated from Fort Wayne's disabled list. Left-handed pitcher Jose Castillo and right-handed pitcher Corey Kimber were transferred from Class A Short-Season Tri-City to Fort Wayne. Righty pitchers Braxton Lorenzini and Will Stillman were transferred from Fort Wayne to Tri-City. Infielder/outfielder Kodie Tidwell was transferred from the Fort Wayne DL to the Rookie-level Arizona Padres on rehab assignment.

Around the farm

TRIPLE-A LAS VEGAS (62-50) - Tacoma 9, CHIHUAHUAS 2: LF-RF Nick Torres (.357) was 2-for-4 with his second homer. 2B-LF Carlos Asuaje (.329) was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored. SS Nick Noonan (.326) had two doubles in four at-bats. RF/CF Hunter Renfroe (.319) had a RBI double in four at-bats. Starting LHP Frank Garces (4-6, 5.04 ERA) allowed four runs on seven hits and two walks with five strikeouts in 4 2/3 innings. RHP Michael Dimock (4.15) allowed a run on three hits and a walk with two strikeouts in 1 1/3 innings. RHP Brandon Morrow (7.50) gave up four runs on five hits with a strikeout in two-thirds of an inning. LHP Daniel Moskos (3.45) allowed two hits and a walk with a strikeout in 1 1/3 scoreless innings.

DOUBLE-A SAN ANTONIO (19-21, 41-69) - CORPUS CHRISTI 6, Missions 2: CF Franchy Cordero (.319) was 2-for-4 with a run scored. DH Gabriel Quintana (.248) had a RBI double in four at-bats. Starting RHP Dinelson Lamet (3-6, 4.26 ERA) allowed four runs on five hits and three walks with 10 strikeouts in 4 1/3 innings. LHP Jose Torres (1.37) gave up two runs on two hits and a walk with three strikeouts in 1 2/3 innings. LHP Kyle McGrath (1.43) and RHP Yimmi Brasoban (2.19) each allowed a hit in a scoreless inning.

CLASS A FORT WAYNE (16-23, 52-57) - SOUTH BEND 2, TinCaps 0: Starting RHP Jake Nix (2-5, 4.23 ERA) allowed two runs (one earned) on seven hits and a walk with three strikeouts in three innings. RHP Blake Rogers (6.10) allowed a hit with three strikeouts in four scoreless innings. RHP Aaron Cressley (3.86) walked one in an otherwise perfect inning.

CLASS A SHORT-SEASON TRI-CITY (1-5, 20-24) - The Dust Devils were off for the Northwest League All-Star break.

ROOKIE-LEVEL ARIZONA PADRES (14-21) - Reds 4, PADRES 0: Starting LHP Ben Scheckler (1-2, 3.92) allowed four runs (two earned) on three hits and two walks with four strikeouts in 3 2/3 innings. RHP Grant Zawadzki (4.08) struck out two in 1 1/3 perfect innings. RHP Starlin Cordero (3.00) issued a walk with two strikeouts in two otherwise perfect innings. RHP Jim McDade (2.01) gave up two runs (one earned) on three hits in an inning. RHP Dominic DiSabatino (16.62) issued a walk with a strikeout in a hitless/scoreless inning.

DOMINICAN SUMMER LEAGUE PADRES (25-26) - PADRES 4, White Sox 0: C Janigson Villalobos (.274) was 1-for-3 with two walks and three runs scored. RF Yordi Francisco (.196) had a double in three at-bats with a walk and a RBI. DH Carlos Taveras (.236) was 0-for-2 with a walk, a sacrifice fly and two RBIs. RHP Angel Acevedo (2.31 ERA) allowed four hits and a walk with four strikeouts in four innings. LHP Anderson Polanco (3-3, 3.75) allowed five hits with two strikeouts in four scoreless innings. LHP Aaron Lezama (7.71) allowed two hits with a strikeout in a scoreless inning for his first save.