Originally posted on Friarhood  |  Last updated 9/4/12
Tucson loses another close one, despite a great pitching performance from Thad Weber. Edinson Rincon collected 3 hits as the Missions lose to the Hooks 3-1. The Storm clinches a playoff spot thanks to a victory and a Quakes loss. This is their 8th consecutive year making the playoffs. Fort Wayne is playoff-bound too as they split the double header. Yeison Asencio went 1-2 and clinched the Midwest League batting title, and Travis Jankowski collected a hit in both games to raise his hitting streak to 17 to end the regular season. Hitting Prospect of the Day: Yeison AsencioPitching Prospect of the Day: Thad WeberTucson Padres 1, Reno Aces 2Daniel Robertson-CF: 1-4Blake Tekotte-LF: 0-4, 2KSawyer Carroll-RF: 2-4, HR(8), RBI, K, Run scoredVince Belnome-1B: 0-3, BBJesus Merchan-3B: 0-3, KThad Weber-SP: 7.0 IP, 7H, ER, 2KNotes: The T-Pads end their season with 3 straight 1-run losses. Sawyer Carroll ended the season on a hot streak as he collected a hit in 7 of his last 8 games and homered ...
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