Daily Farm Report: Kenny Peoples-Walls Hits His First Homer

Kolten Wong, just because. - David Welker

The bats come out again as everybody but Peoria puts up a lot of runs and the system goes 3-1.

Memphis 9 - Colorado Springs 3

  • Oscar Tavaras extended his hitting streak to 16 games.
  • Zach Petrick has struggled a bit since he's made the move up to AAA, 7 walks and 11 strikeouts in 17 innings so far.
  • Colorado Springs' starter Christian Friedrich's name may sound familiar, he was a first round draft pick in 2008 and a former Top 100 prospect in the Rockies system. He's dealt with elbow and back injuries the past couple of seasons.

Northwest Arkansas 8 - Springfield 5

  • The bad Seth Blair showed up last night, 5 walks and 6 strikeouts in 6 innings.
  • The S-Cards only managed 2 extra base hits, 1 of which was a Catcher Triple.
  • Tim Melville got the start for the Naturals, Melville is another high bonus 2008 draft pick and former prospect. The Wentzville, MO product was picked in the 4th round and collected a 7 figure signing bonus, since then he's struggled with mechanics, control and injuries as he has attempted to gains some traction in the Royals system.

Palm Beach 3 - Fort Myers 2 (14 Innings)

  • Charlie Tilson (CF): 0-5, BB, K
  • Jacob Wilson (3B):2-6, R, 2B, K
  • Anthony Garcia (DH/LF): 2-5, R, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, K
  • Starlin Rodriguez (LF): 3-5
  • Cory Jones (SP): 3 IP, 2 H, ER, BB,  K
  • Mitch Harris (RP): 3 IP, H, 2 BB, 4 K
  • Robert Stock (RP): 2 IP, H, ER, 4 BB, 2 K, Blown Save
  • Sam Tuivailala (RP): 2 IP, 2 H, 2 K
  • Bruce Caldwell (RP): IP, H, W
  • Bruce Caldwell made his 2nd straight DFR appearance this time as a pitcher; the infielder pitched the 14th inning and picked up the win.

Peoria 12 - Cedar Rapids 3

  • C.J. McElroy (CF): 0-5
  • Cesar Valera (3B): 2-5, 2 R, 3B, 2 K
  • Juan Herrera (SS): 3-5, 2 R, 3B, 3 RBI
  • Carson Kelly (C): 2-5, 2 R, 3B, 2 RBI,  K
  • Kenneth Peoples-Walls (LF): 3-4, 3 R, HR, 2 RBI, BB
  • Steven Bean (DH): 2-5, R, 2 RBI, K
  • Matthew Young (RF): 0-2, RBI, 3 BB, K, SB
  • Silfredo Garcia (SP): 5 IP, 2 ER, BB, 7
  • Kevin Herget (RP): 3 IP, 3 H, 3 BB, 7 K
  • Kenny Peoples-Walls hit his 1st home run of 2014
  • Another Catcher Triple.

Probables for Monday 5/3/14:

Memphis (McGregor) v. Colorado Springs (Bergman)

Tulsa (Gray) v. Springfield (Gaviglio)

Fort Myers (Wimmers) v. Palm Beach (Helisek)

Peoria (McKnight) v. Cedar Rapids (Siegers)

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