Iowa beats Padres 4-0 - The Explorer: Padres Clubhouse Insider

Iowa beats Padres 4-0

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Thursday, August 16, 2012 8:52 am

Iowa 4 Tucson 0 - Wednesday

WP: Rusin (8-8) LP: Palmer (6-9) S: None Time: 2:35 Attn: 1,781

Chris Rusin pitched six scoreless innings and earned his eighth win of the year on Wednesday as the Iowa Cubs defeated the Tucson Padres 4-0 at Kino Stadium. Rusin also contributed offensively with two hits and one run scored.

The Cubs took a 1-0 lead in the top of second when Brian Esposito grounded out to first base scoring Blake Lalli from third. Iowa's Tony Campana, Diory Hernandez, and manager Dave Bialas were all ejected from the game in the third inning after Campana was called out at first base on a sacrifice bunt attempt.

The Cubs began the top of the fifth with four straight hits, leading to three runs. The first run scored on Nate Samson’s broken-bat RBI single to left field. Alfredo Amezaga followed with a single to bring home Rusin and Samson later scored on a double play to give Iowa a 4-0 advantage.

Jesus Merchan’s single to left field in the sixth inning extended his current hitting streak to six games.

Padres starting pitcher Matt Palmer was forced to leave the game in the third inning after suffering an injury while pursuing a bunted ball. He threw 2.1 innings, allowing two hits, one unearned run, and lost his ninth contest of the season. Tucson has lost eight consecutive games.

Box Score

Next Game: Thursday, 7:05 p.m. vs. Iowa (Cubs affiliate) at Kino Stadium – Cubs RHP Seth McClung (2-13, 6.60) vs. Padres RHP Kip Wells (1-4, 5.27). Game coverage begins at 6:50 pm on Tejano 1600 AM. Budweiser Thirsty Thursday, with drink specials starting at 6:00 pm.

© 2014 The Explorer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Welcome to the discussion.

Kino College

Kino CollegeEnroll today: http://www.kinocollege.com/

HS Schedule

Tuesday, September 16

Boys Golf (@ 3 p.m.)

Buena, Cienega at Marana

Mountain View, Ironwood Ridge, Catalina at Amphi (Silverbell GC)

Catalina Foothills, Pueblo, Sahuarita at Sahuaro

Girls Volleyball (Fr 4 p.m., JV 5 p.m., Var 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Mountain View at Rio Rico

Ironwood Ridge at Glendale Ironwood

Swimming (@4 p.m.)

Pusch Ridge, Sahuarita at Desert Christian

Wednesday, September 17

Girls Golf (@ 3 p.m.)

Rincon at CDO

Ironwood Ridge, Desert View at Flowing Wells (Silverbell)

Cross Country (@4:30)

Salpointe at Catalina Foothills

Palo Verde, Nogales at Marana

Rincon, St. Gregory at CDO

Sahuarita, Pueblo, Pusch Ridge at Desert View

Girls Volleyball (Fr 4 p.m., JV 5 p.m., Var 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Empire at Marana (4:30, 5:30, 6:30)

CDO at Queen Creek

Cienega at Mountain View

Sahuaro at Catalina Foothills

Walden Grove at Pusch Ridge

Thursday, September 18

Girls Golf

CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Phoenix Aguila Invitational (all day)

Boys Golf

Sahuaro and Salpointe at Ironwood Ridge

CDO, Rincon, Sunnyside at Tucson High

Girls Volleyball (Fr 4 p.m., JV 5 p.m., Var 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Marana at Sahuarita

Ironwood Ridge at Sahuaro (4:30, 5:30, 6:30)

Catalina Foothills at Rincon

Pusch Ridge at San Manuel

Swimming (4 p.m.)

Marana vs. Tucson at Quincy Douglas Pool

Cienega at Marana

CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Amphi

Catalina Foothills at Sahuaro

Freshman Football (all games at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Flowing Wells at Marana (4 p.m.)

Desert View at Mountain View

Cienega at CDO

Ironwood Ridge at Buena

Catalina Foothills at Sahuarita

JV Football (all games at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Amphi at Marana

Santa Cruz Valley at Pusch Ridge

Mountain View at Desert View

CDO at Cienega

Buena at Ironwood Ridge

Sahuarita at Catalina Foothills

Friday, September 19

Boys Golf

Catalina Foothills, Ironwood Ridge, CDO, at Phoenix Aguila Invitational (all day)

Cross Country

Mountain View, Ironwood Ridge at Mt. Carmel Invitational (San Diego, CA)

Girls Volleyball

CDO at Westwood Tournament of Champions

Football (@7 p.m.)

Pusch Ridge at Santa Cruz Valley

Catalina at Marana

Desert Vista at Mountain View

Ironwood Ridge at Buena

Cienega at CDO

Catalina Foothills at Sahuarita

Saturday, September 20

Boys Golf

Catalina Foothills, Ironwood Ridge, CDO, at Phoenix Aguila Invitational (all day)

Cross Country

Marana at Old Pueblo Invite(Lincoln Park)

Mountain View at San Diego

Catalina Foothills, CDO at Ojo Rojo (Chandler, AZ)

Swimming

Marana at Wolves Classic (Chandler High)

Girls Volleyball

CDO at Westwood Tournament of Champions

 

MOS: Storms and Floods

We asked the community about the coming floods and storms.

MOS: Back To School

We asked the community about the new school semester starting.

More Featured Videos
Spacer4px

Follow us on Facebook