4/22/22 : Minor League Roundup
International League ( AAA ) - Rochester 4 ( 9-7 ) Lehigh Valley 3 ( 7-9 )
Allentown, PA - Coca-Cola Park
Rochester scored a run in the first inning on three singles, the third an RBI knock by Josh Palacios. They added three more in the second inning on two singles, a double and a throwing error by catcher Donny Sands.
Nick Maton walked in the third inning, Donny Sands singled and scored Maton, Sands also scored on the play on a throwing error by Rochester catcher Chris Hermann.
Yairo Munoz singled in the 6th inning, went to third on a single by John Andreoli and scored on a single by Drew Maggi.
Donny Sands was ejected in the 8th inning for arguing an auto ball call for delay of game.
On The Hill :
RH James Marvell - 4 IP, 4 R, 9 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 59 pitches - 40 strikes
LH Jakob Hernandez - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 22 pitches - 14 strikes
RH Tyler Cyr - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 22 pitches - 14 strikes
LH Kyle Dohy - 1 1/3 IP - retired all 4 batters faced - 1 K - 12 pitches - 9 strikes
RH Connor Brogdon - 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 BB, 1 K - 17 pitches - 8 strikes - 93/94 mph on FB
RH Nick Duron - 1 perfect IP - 1 K - 11 pitches - 6 strikes - 94/95 mph on FB
At Bat : 7 H, 5 BB, 10 K’s
Yairo Munoz had two hits, Darick Hall walked twice.
Eastern League ( AA ) - Harrisburg 7 ( 9-4 ) Reading 2 ( 3-10 )
Reading, PA - First Energy Stadium
Harrisburg scored in the first on a bases loaded hit by pitch. Brady Lindsly hit a solo home run for them in the second inning. Another run scored on a double, single & sac fly.
Shawn Williams was ejected in the top of the second inning for arguing a bunt call on a ball laid down the third base line.
Harrisburg scored two more in the third, one on a home run by Justin Connell.
Jhailyn Ortiz reached on a strikeout/wild pitch in the 4th inning, went to second on another wild pitch and scored on a single by Logan O’Hoppe.
Harrisburg scored twice in the sixth inning. Reading plated one when Jhailyn Ortiz reached on an error, went to third on a double by Josh Ockimey and scored on a groundout by Logan O’Hoppe.
Game was played in 2 hours and 17 minutes.
On The Hill :
RH Adam Leverett - 5 2/3 IP, 6 R, 10 H, 2 BB, 5 K’s - 78 pitches - 49 strikes
RH Braden Zarbnisky - 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 26 pitches - 15 strikes
RH McKenzie Moore - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 10 pitches - 8 strikes - perfect inning
At Bat : 3 H, 2 BB, 15 K’s
Josh Ockimey doubled, Logan O’Hoppe had two RBIs. Madison Stokes walked twice.
South Atlantic League ( High A ) - Jersey Shore 4 ( 4-9 ) Asheville 3 ( 2-11 )
Lakewood, NJ - Shoretown Ballpark
Nerio Rodriquez was credited with a two run home run for Asheville in the 4th inning on a ball that was clearly foul down the left field line - wasn’t even close 🤦♂️🤷♂️.
Nick Matera walked in the sixth inning and scored on a double by Jared Carr. McCarthy Tatum singled to score Carr ( stole third base ).
Casey Martin tripled to lead off the bottom of the 8th inning. He then scored on a wild pitch. Nick Matera walked and was pitch run for by DJ Stewart. Stewart went to second when Jared Carr reached on an error, to third on a fly out and scored on a double steal with Carr swiping second base.
Asheville scored in the 9th on a hit batter, wild pitch and single. They loaded the bases with two walks and two outs but
Jason Ruffcorn pitched out of it to close the game.
On The Hill :
RH Ben Brown - 3 2/3 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 62 pitches - 43 strikes - threw much better than line indicates - bogus home run call scored the 2 runs 🤪.
RH Carlo Reyes - 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 31 pitches - 18 strikes - pitched out of bases loaded jam.
RH Andrew Baker - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 12 pitches - 6 strikes 🔥
LH JP Woodward - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 4 K’s - 26 pitches - 19 strikes - very strong effort
RH Jason Ruffcorn - 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 0 K’s - 28 pitches - 13 strikes - 3rd save
At Bat : 7 H, 4 BB, 7 K’s
Casey Martin tripled. Jared Carr doubled. Nick Matera walked twice.
Florida State League ( Low A ) - Clearwater 5 ( 5-8 ) Tampa 0 ( 6-7 )
Clearwater, FL - BayCare BallPark
Yhoswar Garcia walked to lead off the bottom of the first inning, stole second and third base and scored on a groundout by Jadiel Sanchez.
In the second inning Freylin Minyety was hit by a pitch, he advanced on a single by Wilfredo Flores. They both scored on a double by Alexeis Azuaje.
Clearwater loaded the bases in the seventh inning on two walks and a single by Hao Yu Lee. Marcus Lee Sang singled to score two runs.
The game was played in 2 hours and 19 minutes - pitch clock is working tremendously!
On The Hill :
LH Matt Osterberg - 4 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 4 K’s - 48 pitches - 35 strikes - excellent outing
RH Victor Lopez - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 5 K’s - 30 pitches - 23 strikes - FB touched 94 mph - best outing of spring
RH Alex Garbrick - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s - 23 pitches - 17 strikes - FB touched 95 - 0.00 ERA in 4 games, 8 IP
RH Rodolfo Sanchez - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s - 15 pitches - 10 strikes - FB touched 95 mph
At Bat : 6 H, 7 BB, 4 K’s
Alexeis Azauje had two hits including a double and was hit by a pitch batting out of the leadoff spot. Yhoswar Garcia and Aldrem Corredor each walked twice.
Matt Osterberg - file photo by Mark Wylie
Extended Spring Training : Four Inning Scrimmage
A three and half inning scrimmage this afternoon followed a morning practice. LHP Jake McKenna’s parents, sister and brother are in town and were on hand to watch as were OF Chris Burke’s mom and dad.
On The Hill :
RH Alex McKenney - 1 IP, 1 unearned R, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K
RH Konnor Ash - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s
RH Jonas De La Cruz - 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 3 K’s
RH Wilson Valdez - 2 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 4 BB, 1 K
LH Jared Wetherbee - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 BB, 3 K’s
At Bat :
Gavin Tonkel - single & run scored
Uziel Viloria - double
Adony Mejia - single
Albert Jerez - single and RBI
Herbert Iser - single
Edward Barboza - double
Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️