• Steve Potter

5/18/21 : Minor League Roundup


Triple A East League - Lehigh Valley 7 (8-5 ) Syracuse 3 ( 2-11 )


Summary :


Syracuse jumped out to an early lead with a solo home run by Branden Drury.


C Edgar Cabral was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to force in the game tying run in the fourth inning.


CF Mickey Moniak hit a sac fly to center field to score LF Travis Jankowski ( doubled ) in the fifth inning.


Syracuse scored twice in their sixth inning on walk and two doubles.


The Iron Pigs scored five runs in the seventh inning. The key blows being a two run single by 3B Austin Listi and a run scoring double by C Edgar Cabral.


On The Hill :


LH Bailey Falter - 4 2/3 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 2 BB, 7 K’s - 72 pitches - 51 strikes - second consecutive strong outing for Bailey 👍


RH Bryan Mitchell - 1 1/3 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 1 BB

LH Damon Jones - 1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 1 K

LH Kyle Dohy - 1/3 IP - 0 R - walked 3 of 4 batters he faced

RH Neftali Feliz - pitched out of bases loaded jam in the 8th by striking out two batters. - 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 5 K’s - struck out the side in the 9th - 26 pitches - 20 strikes


At Bat :


RF Cornelius Randolph had two hits. LF Travis Jankowski also had two hits including a double. 3B Austin Listi & C Edgar Cabral each had two RBIs.


Notes :


Prior to tonight’s game INF Ruben Tejada was assigned to the Lehigh Valley roster from Extended Spring Training.


Former Phillies minor league RHP Franklyn Kilome was the starting pitcher tonight for Syracuse, he pitched five innings. RHP Sam McWilliams pitched behind Kilome ... he’s another former Phillies minor leaguer. C Deivy Grullon was on the Syracuse roster and the Mets 40 man roster but he was designated for assignment prior to the game.

Double A NorthEast League - Akron 3 ( 8-4 ) Reading 1 ( 2-11 )


Summary :


Akron scored first in their half of the first inning on a wild pitch.


Nick Matera hit a solo home run in the fourth inning to tie the score.


Akron scored twice in the sixth inning on a walk and three singles.


On The Hill :


RH James McArthur - 4 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 50 pitches - 31 strikes

RH Colton Eastman - 3 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 42 pitches - 27 strikes

LH Jonathan Hennigan - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 17 pitches - 8 strikes


At Bat :


CF Dalton Guthrie had two hits. LF Hunter Hearn doubled in the ninth inning. DH Nick Matera hit his third home run of the season.


Notes :


Prior to tonight’s game INF Sal Gozzo was assigned to Reading from the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs


High A East League - Jersey Shore 5 (5-8 ) Winston Salem 0 ( 7-6 )


Summary :


Jhailyn Ortiz doubled to score Bryson Stott ( singled ) for the initial run of the game in the first inning.


Bryson Stott hit a two run home run in the fifth inning scoring 3B Chris Cornelius ( tripled ) in front of him.


1B Rudy Rott delivered an RBI single in the seventh inning ... another run scored for the Blue Claws on a wild pitch.


On The Hill :

LH Josh Hendrickson - 4 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 7 K’s - 57 pitches - 37 strikes ... he’s now thrown 11 scoreless innings with 17 K’s 👏

RH Jonathan Hughes - 3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s - 49 pitches - 31 strikes

LH Riley Wilson - 1 perfect inning - 1 K - 10 pitches - 7 strikes

RH Billy Sullivan - 1 perfect inning - 1 K - 8 pitches - 5 strikes


At Bat :


SS Bryson Stott had two hits including a home run and two RBIs . C Logan O’Hoppe had two hits including a double. 1B Rudy Rott singled and walked. RF Jhailyn Ortiz doubled and walked. 3B Chris Cornelius tripled.


Notes :


Prior to tonight’s game RHP Mark Potter was re-assigned to the Jersey Shore Blue Claws from the Reading Fightins


Former Phillies minor leaguer C Henri Lartigue played in the game for Winston Salem


Low A SouthEast League - Clearwater 5 (7-6 ) Dunedin 4 ( 3-10 ) - Ten Innings


Summary :


DJ Stewart singled to score Johan Rojas ( doubled ) in the first inning.


Dunedin scored twice in the third inning on a single, walk and double.


Stewart grounded out with runners on second and third in the fifth inning scoring Luis Garcia ( walked, advanced to 2nd on Matt Joyce single & to third on a wild pitch).


Dunedin scored twice in the sixth inning on a walk, double and single.


RF Carlos De La Cruz hit a solo home run in the sixth inning.


2B Casey Martin singled in the eighth inning and stole second base. He scored on a two out single by the 1B Rixon Wingrove.


C Abrahan Gutierrez got the walk off hit in the bottom of the 10th inning ... a single to score placed runner Ben Pelletier!


On The Hill :


RH Eduar Segovia - 3 1/3 IP , 2 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 6 K’s - 63 pitches - 39 strikes

LH JP Woodward - 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 18 pitches - 10 strikes

RH Victor Vargas - 3 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 45 pitches - 28 strikes

RH Carlo Reyes - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 3 K’s - 39 pitches - 23 strikes


At Bat :


3B DJ Stewart - 2 hits, BB , 2 RBIs

RF Carlos De La Cruz - HR & Double

CF Johan Rojas - double


Notes :


OF Matt Joyce played in the game on a rehab assignment from the Phillies.


DJ Stewart has now hit in all 11 games he has played in this season. I told his dad Dale I didn’t want to jinx him by mentioning it but hey it’s too big an accomplishment to not do so ... way to go DJ !


Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️











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