Padres Farm Report (13 Apr 08)

Triple-ASalt Lake 11, Portland 10

Oscar Robles (2B): 1-for-5
Jody Gerut (RF): 0-for-5
Chase Headley: 1-for-4, HR, BB
Brian Myrow: 1-for-3, HR, 2 BB
Edgar Gonzalez (DH): 0-for-3, 2 BB
Will Venable: 4-for-5, 2 2B, 3B
Craig Stansberry (3B): 1-for-4, BB
Nick Hundley: 1-for-5
Luis Rodriguez: 3-for-4, E
Wade LeBlanc: 5 IP, 8 H, 6 R, 2 HR, 1 BB, 4 SO
Mauro Zarate: 1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 BB, 1 SO

More coverage at OurSports Central.

In other news, left-hander Will Startup has won’s Minors Moniker Madness contest. Also, the Marin Independent Journal has a fun article on Will Venable and his dad, Beavers hitting coach Max Venable.

Double-ASan Antonio 3, Northwest Arkansas 1

Drew Macias: 0-for-5
Craig Cooper: 1-for-3, 2B, 2 BB
Chad Huffman (DH): 0-for-4, BB
Kyle Blanks: 0-for-4, SF
Jose Lobaton: 1-for-4, BB
Steve Garrison: 7 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 HR, 2 BB, 5 SO

That’s not a typo. Garrison really did spin seven innings of no-hit baseball.

High-ALake Elsinore 11, Lancaster 1

Javis Diaz: 4-for-6, 3B
Cedric Hunter (DH): 2-for-5, BB
Eric Sogard: 2-for-4, BB
Mitch Canham: 0-for-4, BB
Nathan Culp: 5.2 IP, 9 H, 1 R, 1 HR, 0 BB, 1 SO (15 GB)

If you listen carefully, you can hear the sound of folks jumping back on the Cedric Hunter bandwagon. The wind was blowing in 15 mph from right field. Culp recorded just one fly ball out, which is freakishly impressive.

Low-A — Fort Wayne at Beloit, postponed