MLB Diamondbacks VS San Diego Padres

The Dbacks sent rookie Tyler Skaggs to the mound today to square off against a Padres team that seams to have the Dbacks number this year. Skaggs would go head to head Against Andrew Cashner but Skaggs would get pulled early in the 3rd after giving up 5 runs on 5 hits. Skaggs who after the game said was battling a flue bug that has been floating around the club house “it wasn’t the illness i felt fine out there i just didn’t pitch well”. Adam Eaton would get the start for the Dbacks in center field and bat lead off for the Dbacks, Eaton called up due to Chris Youngs calf injury, Eatonwould go 1 for 5 and would score a run marking his 3rd straigt game scoring a run and 3 game hitting streak.

AAA RBI Leader Ryan Wheeler

The bright spot of the night would go to rookie Ryan Wheeler who went 2 for 4 with 2 doubles and 3 RBI’s on the night a career high in MLB shows why he was called up. Wheeler while in AAA Reno led all of AAA in RBI’s and got called up to MLB to help a struggling Diamondbacks team. Chase Headley would hit 2 home runs in this game one left handed and then one right handed, he said after the game “usually you dont see the ball very well from both sides of the pate, its usually one side or the other”. The diamond backs will send Rookie of the year canidate Wade Miley to the mound and look to get his 15th win of the season. For the Padres sends Right hander Casey Kelly to the mound to try and get his 2nd win.

Notes: Tyler Graham made his MLB debut with a pinch hit appearance for Cashner in the 9th after being called up from AAA Reno Aces.

AAA PCL Champions Reno Aces vs Sacramento Rivercats In Game 3 of 5

2012 PCL Champions Reno Aces

The PCL Champions Reno Aces team return to Aces ballpark and to the best fans in baseball welcome them home….Well some of them… 7 PLAYERS  Missing from the Aces teams that they had at end of july: Patrick Corbin. Tyler Skaggs, Ryan Wheeler. Jake Elmore, Konrad Schmidt, Tyler Graham and Adam Eaton.

The team continues to win without the stars with stellar play from guys like Taylor Harbin, Mike Jacobs, Wladimir Sutil, Ryan Budde, Brent Clevlen and Tyler Bortnick who continue to get great pitching from guys like Joe Martinez and Trevor Bauer.With a win tonight the Aces will advance to the championships if Sacramento wins they force a game 5. The Rivercats would jump out first and go 2-0 on a home run from Jermaine Mitchell. The Aces answer back in the 4th inning with Brent Clevlensingles,

Taylor Harbin AAA Reno SS

Taylor Harbin singles, Tyler Bortnick walks, Ryan Budde with a sac RBI, Tyler Kuhn fly out, Josh Bell doubles, Wladimir Sutil would score making it a 6-2 game. The aces would add 4 more runs in the 8th after the Rivercats had tied the game in the 8th. The Aces would score 4 runs on a homerun and 2 walks from Josh Bell to take the league. AJ Pollock finishe 2 for 5 with 2 runs & 1 RBI, Tyler Kuhn was the hero today going 4 for 5 and scoring 3 RBI’s. Josh Bell and Taylor Harbin both record 2 hits a piece. The Aces would all reach base at some point in this game a true team win. Jensen Lewis would get the blown save and the win increase to 1-0. Rich Thompson gets the loss 0-1 on the season.

Preview: Aces send Veteran pitcher Joe Martinez to toe the rubber for the Aces VS Brad Peacock.

AA Mobile Baybears vs Montgomery

Mobile jumps to an early lead 2-0 off of Chris Owings home run and then Matt Davidsonwould homer in the 3rd then 2 more runs score in the 7th on bunch of small ball on 4 singles.Montgomery would add 1 run in the 8th and one in the 9th but would run out of time and fall to Mobile Baybears 10-2. All batters would record a hit tonight and 6 record a 2 hit night.

Dbacks Top Prospect Chris Owings

Chris Ownings goes 2 for 4 with 2 runs scored, 1 home run and 2 RBI. Brandin Hagens gets the win for Mobile and Jacob Thompson gets the loss.

Author: Nick Crawford SR

Nick Crawford – Arizona Diamondbacks beat writer for BHP Baseball
Nick Crawford joined BHP Baseball in the 2012 baseball season as the websites beat writer for the Arizona Diamondbacks. I am a baseball and softball player that plays over 200 games a year traveling all over to play in tournaments on the weekends. I have coached baseball for over 10 years at various levels including my son’s team. My passion for this game we all love is unmatched. I am a huge Florida sports fan across the board Marlins Dolphins Heat are my favorite teams. I am also a huge Arizona Diamondbacks fan & since Nevada doesn’t have a pro team I follow the AAA Reno Aces, the Diamondbacks farm system. If you ever want to talk Diamondbacks, or Marlins you can find Nick on Twitter @DonkeyPuncher74.


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