• Steve Potter

5/16/21 : Minor League Roundup


Triple A East League - Scranton Wilkes Barre 3 ( 9-3 ) Lehigh Valley 1 (7-5 )


Summary :


Scranton scored in the fourth inning on a Chris Gittens solo home run. The Iron Pigs tied the score in the fifth inning as DH Cornelius Randolph singled, went to third on an errant pickoff attempt and scored on a wild pitch.


Scranton scored the game’s final runs in the sixth inning on a bases loaded walk followed by a bases loaded HBP.


On The Hill :


RH Spencer Howard - 4 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 2 BB, 8 K’s - had a dominant fast ball by accounts of folks at the game - 58 pitches - 38 strikes


RH David Paulino - 1 IP, 2 R - 1 earned , 2 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 29 pitches - 19 strikes

RH Enyel De Los Santos - 2 IP - retired all 5 batters he faced - DP to end sixth - 2 K’s

RH Mauricio Llovera - 1 perfect inning - 2 K’s - 12 pitches - 8 strikes


At Bat : team held to four hits


RF Ryan Cordell walked twice in four plate appearances.

Double A NorthEast League - Bowie 13 ( 9-2 ) Reading 12 ( 2-10 ) - 10 innings


Summary :


Bowie scored twice in their half of the first inning. Reading loaded the bases with three singles in the second inning and two bases loaded walks to score twice. They plated three more in the third inning on 1B Luke Miller’s three run home run.


Bowie scored four times in their third inning, included in the rally were three walks and a HBP. Reading scored single runs in the fourth and fifth frames. 2B Danny Brito had an RBI single in the fourth, 3B McCarthy Tatum hit a solo home run in the fifth.


Reading scored twice in the sixth ... CF Matt Vierling with an RBI sac fly and C Nick Matera an RBI single. Bowie tied the score with three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning on a two run tater and then one on a passed ball.


SS Arquimedes Gamboa hit a three run home run in the top of the tenth inning but Bowie plated four in their half of the tenth with a three run bases loaded double being the walk off game winner 🤪.


On The Hill :


RH Francisco Morales - 2 + IP, 6 R - 5 earned, 4 H, 2 BB, 1 K - 59 pitches - 32 strikes

LH Brian Marconi - 1 inherited run scored - charged to Morales 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 3 BB, 1 K

LH Zach Warren - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 37 pitches - 23 strikes

RH Austin Ross - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s - 30 pitches - 15 strikes

RH Tyler Carr - 1 IP, 3 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 33 pitches - 20 strikes

LH Jakob Hernandez - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s - 19 pitches - 15 strikes

RH Mark Potter - 1/3 IP, 4 R - 3 earned, 1 H, 3 BB, 0 K’s - 23 pitches - 9 strikes


At Bat :


SS Arquimedes Gamboa - 2 for 4, 2 BB, , HR 4 RBIs, 3 runs scored

C Nick Matera - 2 for 4, 1 BB, 2 runs scored

1B Luke Miller - 2 for 5, double, HR, 3 RBIs

3B Dalton Guthrie 1 for 4, 2 BB, run scored


Notes :


LHP Brian Marconi was promoted to Reading from Jersey Shore before the game. RHP Andrew Brown was assigned to Jersey Shore from Reading.


High A East League - Wilmington 7 ( 6-6 ) Jersey Shore 6 ( 4-8 )


Summary :


Wilmington took the early lead with a single run in the second inning. Jersey Shore score three in the third inning highlighted by a two run home run by DH Logan O’Hoppe. The Blue Claws scored three more in the fifth inning as 2B Cole Stobbe hit a solo home run and C Herbert Iser stroked a two run single.


Wilmington won the game by scoring five runs in the bottom of the ninth inning. They homered, doubled and then got a walk off single in the inning to prevail.


On The Hill :


RH Kevin Gowdy - 4 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 57 pitches - 37 strikes

RH Noah Skirrow - 2 2/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 55 pitches - 36 strikes

RH Blake Brown - 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s - 20 pitches - 14 strikes

RH Aneurys Zabala - 2/3 IP, 4 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 1 K - 29 pitches - 16 strikes

RH Mike Adams - 2 inherited runners scored - charged to Zabala - 1 R, 2 H, 1 BB - faced three batters

At Bat :


DH Logan O’Hoppe - 2 for 4, HR, 2 RBIs

3B Chris Cornelius - 2 for 4, 1 run scored

2B Cole Stobbe - 1 for 3, HR, 1 BB, 2 runs scored

C Herbert Iser - 1 for 4, 2 RBIs

Low A SouthEast League - Fort Myers 5 ( 6-6 ) Clearwater 2 ( 6-6 )


Summary :


Fort Myers scored single runs in the third, sixth and eighth innings and two in the fifth. They never trailed in the contest. RF Ben Pelletier hit a two run single in the eighth inning to plate Clearwater’s only runs.

On The Hill :


RH Mick Abel - 2 1/3 IP, 1 R, 0 H, 2 BB, 5 K’s - 51 pitches - 28 strikes.

LH Nick Lackney - 1 inherited runner scored - charged to Abel - 2/3 IP, 1 H, 0 R

RH Dylan Castaneda - 3 1/3 IP, 3 R, 2 H, 3 BB, 3 K’s - 61 pitches - 31 strikes

LH Gabriel Yanez - 1 1/3 IP, 1 unearned run, 2 H, 2 BB, 1 K

RH Carlos Francisco - 1/3 IP - retired only batter he faced - fly out


At Bat :


1B Rixon Wingrove - 2 for 3, 1 BB

2B Casey Martin - 1 for 2, double


Notes :


Mick Abel popped the radar at 99 mph on a few of his fastball deliveries. His range was 94 to 99 ... sat at 96 generally. The young man has the goods with the velo, also threw a slider, change up and curve ball today.

Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️


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