TinCaps' Ace Promoted To Double A

By Dean Pantazi

TinCaps' Ace Promoted To Double A

July 20, 2012 Updated Jul 20, 2012 at 11:55 PM EDT

UNDATED (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Pitcher Adys Portillo has been transferred from Fort Wayne to Double-A San Antonio by the San Diego Padres.

Portillo, 20, went 6-6 with a Midwest League-leading 1.87 ERA in 18 starts with the TinCaps.

In 91 2/3 innings of work, he allowed 19 earned runs, while striking out 81 and walked 45. Portillo currently ranks second in the league in WHIP (1.08) and batting average against (.169).

This season he was named the starting pitcher for the Eastern Division in the Midwest League All-Star game, and earned the victory in that game.

He was also named the Midwest League’s pitcher of the week for the week of May 21st-27th.

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