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4/13/24 : Phillies Minor League Roundup

International League ( AAA ) - Lehigh Valley 6 (6-5) Durham 1 (5-9)

Allentown, PA - Coca-Cola Park

Summary :

Durham scored a run in the second on a couple singles.

Jordan Luplow homered in the third inning.  David Dahl homered in the fourth inning.

Simon Muzziotti and Scott Kingery singled in the seventh inning, Cal Stevenson put down a sacrifice bunt, he reached on a throwing error by the third baseman which also allowed Muzziotti to score.  With two outs Kody Clemens doubled to score two runs.

David Dahl and Esteban Quiroz walked in the 8th inning. Cal Stevenson singled to score Dahl.

At Bat : 6 R, 8 H, 3 BB, 9 K’s

Scott Kingery had two hits (singles).  Darick Hall and Kody Clemens doubled. Jordan Luplow and David Dahl homered.

On The Hill :  1 R, 6 H, 3 BB, 4 K’s.

Tyler Phillips was outstanding - he pitched seven innings - 1 unearned R, 5 H, 3 BB, 2 K’s - 93 pitches - 64 strikes.  Jose Ruiz closed it out - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s.

Did Ya Know 🧐 :

“KINGERY DINGERY: Scott Kingery went deep twice on Friday, his first multi-homer game since July 7 of last year against Scranton.  Last season, the ‘Pigs had 15 multi-homer games.  Kingery’s two bombs were the first multi-homer effort of the season for the ‘Pigs.” - Sam Jellinek - Manager, Broadcasting & Media Relations - Lehigh Valley IronPigs

Eastern League ( AA ) - Portland (3-3) Reading (3-5) - double header

Reading, PA - FirstEnergy Stadium

Game One :  Portland 9 Reading 2

Summary :

Nick Yorke hit a two run home run in the first inning for Portland.

Jose Rodriquez and Carlos De La Cruz walked in the bottom of the first, Carson Taylor was hit by a pitch to load the bases.  A balk scored Rodriquez.

Roman Anthony homered for Portland in the third inning.  Eddinson Paulino hit a two run home run.

Jim Haley singled in the fifth inning, moved to second on a wild pitch, to third on a fly out and scored on a sacrifice fly fly by William Simoneit.

A walk, single and fielding error scored a run for Portland in the sixth. Nick Decker hit a two run home run.

On The Hill : 9 R, 9 H, 2 BB, 9 K’s

Robinson Pina went three innings - 5 R, 6 H, 0 BB, 7 K’s. Andrew Baker pitched two scoreless frames - 1 H, 0 BB, 0 K’s.  Matt Russell pitched one inning - 4 R, 2 H, 2 BB, 0 K’s.  Konnor Ash pitched a perfect inning posting two strikeouts.

At Bat : 2 R, 4 H, 8 BB, 8 K’s

Jose Rodriquez had two hits (singles) and a walk in four plate appearances.

Game Two :  Portland 5 Reading 4

Summary :

Roman Anthony homered in the first inning for Portland.

Carlos De La Cruz and Caleb Ricketts walked in the second inning.  Jim Haley singled to score two runs.

Eddinson Paulino homered for Portland in the fourth inning.  A double, two walks and a wild pitch scored another. A single scored two more.

Jose Rodriquez walked in the fifth, Carlos De La Cruz reached on an error and Caleb Ricketts walked to load the bases. Jim Haley grounded into a force out at second, Rodriquez scored. Bryce Ball singled to score a run.

On The Hill : 5 R, 4 H, 5 BB, 10 K’s

Efrain Contreras went 3.2 innings, 5 R, 3 H, 4 BB, 4 K’s. Jordi Martinez pitched 2.1 innings, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 5 K’s - two inherited runners scored.  Tommy McCollum pitched a scoreless inning, 0 H, 1 BB, 1 K.

At Bat : 4 R, 6 H, 7 BB, 4 K’s

Trevor Schwecke had two hits (singles).  Bryce Ball singled and walked twice.  Caleb Ricketts walked twice.

Did Ya Know 🧐 :

“Last night, Casey Martin played center field in the ninth inning. It marked the first time in Martin’s professional career he played an outfield position. The usual infiedler made a nice tumbling catch on the first ball hit his way.” - Jake Starr - Reading Fightin Phils PR/Media Relations Manager and broadcaster

South Atlantic League ( High A )  - Jersey Shore 13 (5-3) Hickory 0 (2-6)

Hickory, NC - L.P. Frans Stadium

Summary :

Felix Reyes doubled in the second inning and scored on a home run by Jordan Dissin.  Erick Brito singled and scored on a double by Troy Schreffler.

Jersey Shore erupted for six runs in the fifth inning - Justin Crawford singled, Hendry Mendez was hit by a pitch and Felix Reyes reached on an error to load the bases. Bryan Rincon hit a sac fly to score a run. Chad Castillo doubled to score two runs. Erick Brito singled to score Castillo.  Troy Schreffler hit a home run to plate two runs.

Justin Crawford and Bryan Rincon walked in the sixth. Jordan Dissin reached on a fielding error on which Crawford scored.

Justin Crawford hit a three run home run in the seventh inning.

On The Hill : 0 R, 4 H, 0 BB, 12 K’s

Sam Aldegheri was excellent - 6 shutout innings, 2 H, 0 BB, 6 K’s - 77 pitches - 53 strikes.  Jack Dallas pitched an inning, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s.  Gunner Mayer pitched an inning - 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s.  Daniel Harper pitched a perfect inning - 1 K.

At Bat : 13 R, 10 H, 5 BB, 12 K’s

Justin Crawford had two hits (single, HR), three RBIs, a walk, stolen base and scored three runs.  Erick Brito had three hits (singles) and scored twice. Troy Schreffler had two hits (single, HR), a walk, three RBIs and scored twice. Felix Reyes and Chad Castillo doubled.  Jordan Dissin homered.

Did Ya Know 🧐 :

“Pottstown to ShoreTown - C Jordan Dissin hit his first BlueClaws home run on Friday in Hickory.  The 21 year old grew up in Pottstown, Pennsylvania and went to Malvern Prep High School, growing up a huge Phillies fan.  He made his BlueClaws debut this week and had an RBI double in the game on Sunday.  Dissin began his career at Richmond and finished at Saddleback JC in California before the Phillies drafted him in the 12th round of the 2022 draft.” - Greg Giombarrese - Vice President - Communications - Jersey Shore BlueClaws

Florida State League ( Low A )  - Fort Myers 10 (4-4) Clearwater 0 (5-3)

Clearwater, FL - BayCare BallPark

Summary :

Fort Myers scored a run in the third inning on a walk, throwing error and double.  Two singles and a sac fly scored a run for them in the fifth inning.  They scored a run in the sixth on two singles, a hit batter and a sac fly.

Fort Myers scored twice in the seventh on two walks, a wild pitch, sac fly and single.  A hit batter, walk, ground out and sac fly scored a run for them in the 8th inning.  They scored four runs in the ninth inning.

On The Hill :  10 R, 11 H, 8 BB, 7 K’s

Casey Steward pitched four innings - 1 R, 2 H, 4 BB, 4 K’s.  Brandon Beckel pitched two innings - 2 R, 4 H, 0 BB, 1 HB, 1 K.  Jose Pena Jr pitched an inning - 2 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 1 K.  Cristian Hernandez went 1.2 innings, 5 R, 4 H, 2 BB, 1 K.  Chase Hopewell retired the only batter he faced.

At Bat : 0 R, 2 H, 5 BB, 14 K’s

Did Ya Know 🧐 :

“Friday’s win was the first shutout win of the year for the Threshers. Aidan Miller extended his hit streak to six-straight games. He tied Kehden Hettiger for the team lead with his sixth RBI of the season. Luis Caicuto is now tied for the league lead with four

doubles. George Klassen has not allowed a run through his first 10.0 innings as a pro. Jaydenn Estanista equaled Jose Peña’s team-high of five strikeouts out of the bullpen.” - Josh Sperber - Clearwater Threshers Broadcaster

System Transactions :

Reading : Matt Russell (47) reinstated from the Development List.  Trevor Schwecke (7) reinstated from the Development List.  Andrew Schultz placed on the 7-day IL. Baron Radcliff placed on the 7-day IL.


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