Adys Portillo is on the mound for the TinCaps against Bowling Green. Portillo has not allowed a run in 21 consecutive innings. He has a 1.22 ERA, which is the lowest in the Padres organization and in the Midwest League.
Fort Wayne also made a couple of roster moves before the game. Pitcher Johnny Barbato was reinstated from the disabled list. Barbato had been on the disabled list since May 5. He is 3-0 with a 1.26 ERA in nine games out of the bullpen this season.
Pitcher Yordany Ramirez was sent to extended spring training. Ramirez was 0-0 with a 5.06 ERA in three appearances out of the TinCaps bullpen.
Outfielder Kyung-Min Na was also sent to extended spring training. Na hit .115 (6-52) with no home runs and five RBI in his 15-game stint with the TinCaps.
Outfielder Yeison Asencio joins the TinCaps from extended spring training. Asencio was signed as a non-drafted free agent on July 2, 2009 by the Padres. He spent the 2011 season with the Arizona League Padres, hitting .348 with seven home runs and 46 RBI in 50 games. Following the season, Baseball America named him the No. 1 prospect in the Rookie-level Arizona league.