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3/22/23 : Today in Spring Training


Major League Camp :


Grapefruit League Action :


Rays 6 (14-10) Phillies 2 (13-12-1) @ St Petersburg


Summary :


The Rays hit three singles to score a run in the second inning.  They added another run in the third frame as Wander Franco doubled and scored on a single by Brandon Lowe.


Tampa scored four runs in the fifth inning on three singles, two walks and a double.


Kody Clemens drove in two runs with a single in the sixth inning including Scott Kingery who had doubled.


At the Plate : 6 H, 2 BB, 14 K’s


Kody Clemens was 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs.  Scott Kingery doubled.  Darick Hall singled and walked in four plate appearances.


Pitching :


RH Taijuan Walker - 4 2/3 IP, 6 R, 8 H, 2 BB, 5 K’s - 76 pitches - 46 strikes

RH Jesus Cruz - 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 0 K’s - 9 pitches - 6 strikes

LH Jose Alvarado - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 16 pitches - 9 strikes

LH Andrew Vasquez - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s - 27 pitches - 22 strikes


Minor League Camp :


Side Bullpens :


Seven pitchers threw side bullpen sessions on the seven mounds in front of the David Montgomery Training Center, pitchers who threw today - Sam Aldegheri, Blake Brown, Drew Garrett, Gunner Mayer, Jhordany Mezquita, Jean Cabrera & Micah Ottenbreit


Live Bullpen :


JP Woodward threw on Schmidt Field


Minor League Games :


I will report the scores however keep in mind that backfield games often include innings that are rolled ( shortened ) when a pitcher reaches a pre-determined pitch count.  The game scores aren’t always indicative of the what the outcome may have been if innings had been played out.


Carpenter Complex :


High A Game : Roberts Field : Blue Jays 2 Phillies 1


At the Plate : 6 H, 0 BB, 10 K’s


LF Jordan Viars had a day going 2 for 3 with a home run, he smoked a line drive up the middle that hit off the pitcher’s forearm in his first AB for a single and absolutely crushed a long home run to right field in the fifth inning.  CF Justin Crawford, C Ryan Leitch, 1B Chad Castillo and RF Dakota Kotowski each singled.


Defensive Gem :


CF Justin Crawford made a long running catch on a fly ball to left center field, made it look easy.


Pitching : 2 R, 6 H, 1 BB, 9 K’s


LH Braeden Fausnaught - 2 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 0 BB, 1 K

RH Jaydenn Estanista - 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s

LH Danny Wilkinson - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - sneaky fastball today that he threw by hitters, good curve - really good outing

LH Erubiel Armenta - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 4 K’s


Low A Game : Ashburn Field : Blue Jays 8 Phillies 6


At the Plate : 10 H, 5 BB, 10 K’s


LF Wilfredo Flores & 3B Felix Reyes both went 3 for 4 and scored a run.  Flores had two RBIs and stole a base as well out of the leadoff spot, Reyes also stole a base.  Shortstop Bryan Rincon had two hits (double and triple) and an RBI.  1B Cole Moore doubled and CF Yhoswar Garcia singled.


Pitching :  8 R, 9 H, 4 BB, 8 K’s


LH Gabriel Cotto - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s

RH Starlyn Castillo -  2 IP, 2 R - 1 earned, 1 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s

RH Nathan Karaffa - 2/3 IP, 5 R - 3 earned, 6 H, 1 BB, 1 K

LH Rafael Marcano - 1 2/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 2 BB, 3 K’s


At Blue Jays Complex in Dunedin :


Triple A Game : Blue Jays 11 Phillies 7


At the Plate : 11 H, 3 BB, 6 K’s


3B Nick Podkul went 2 for 3 with 2 doubles and 3 RBIs.  DH Max McDowell was 2 for 5 with a double, RBI and two runs scored. LF Simon Muzziotti was 2 for 3 with 2 runs scored.  RF Matt Kroon, 1B Carlos De La Cruz, C Nick Matera, 2B Pedro Martinez and DH Herbert Iser each had knocks.  Matera, Iser and Martinez each doubled.


Pitching :  11 R, 16 H, 6 BB, 11 K’s


RH James McArthur - 3 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 2 BB, 4 K’s

RH Mike Adams - 2 IP, 3 R, 7 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s

LH Jakob Hernandez - 1 IP, 3 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s

LH Zach Warren - 2 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s


Double A Game :  Phillies 7 Blue Jays 6


At the Plate : 11 H, 3 BB, 6 K’s


3B Nicolas Torres went 2 for 3 with a home run.  DH Ethan Wilson was 2 for 2 with a double, RBI and run scored.  2B Hao Yu Lee went 2 for 3 with a run scored.  1B Rixon Wingrove and RF Leandro Pineda each doubled and had two RBIs.  CF Marcus Lee Sang, SS Casey Martin and C Andrik Nava each had singles.


Pitching : 6 R, 9 H, 5 BB, 7 K’s


RH Colton Eastman - 1 2/3 IP, 4 R, 4 H, 0 BB, 1 K

LH Jordi Martinez - 2 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s

RH Tommy McCollum - 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 1 K

RH Tyler McKay - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 1 K

RH Jack Perkins - 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s


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Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️


Braeden Fausnaught delivers pitch on Roberts Field

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brett5355
23 de mar. de 2023

Hey Steve. Love your posts.

Have you had any news on Konnor Ash? I sponsored him last season through the Adopt a Minor Leaguer program and was wondering what his status might be this season with the trouble he got into last week. Still showing as active on the Clearwater roster.

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