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5/24/24 : Minor League Roundup

International League ( AAA ) - Rochester 10 (24-22) Lehigh Valley 6 (18-29)

Allentown, PA - Coca-Cola Park

Summary :

Three singles, a fielding error, double and sacrifice fly scored three runs for Rochester in the third inning.

Rochester scored six runs in the 5th inning including three on a home run by Juan Yepez.

Nick Podkul hit a two run home run in the bottom of the 5th inning.

Darick Hall homered in the 6th inning.

Two walks and a single scored a run for Rochester in the 7th.

Scott Kingery walked in the 7th and scored on a double by Jordan Luplow.  Weston Wilson singled to score Luplow.  Rafael Marchan singled and Darick Hall walked.  Matt Kroon was hit by a pitch to force in a run.

At Bat : 6 R, 7 H, 7 BB, 9 K’s

Darick Hall had two hits (single & HR) and a walk.  Nick Podkul homered. Jordan Luplow doubled.  Cody Roberts drew two walks.

On The Hill : 10 R, 10 H, 8 BB, 7 K’s

Mick Abel pitched 4.1 innings - 6 R, 6 H, 4 BB, 3 K’s - 92 pitches - 49 strikes.  Eury Ramos pitched 2/3 of an inning - 3 R - 1 earned, 3 H, 2 BB, 1 K - 28 pitches - 15 strikes.  Beau Burrows pitched two innings - 1 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s - 48 pitches - 28 strikes.  Nick Nelson threw a perfect inning - 12 pitches - 8 strikes.  Ryan Burr pitched a perfect inning - 1 K - 13 pitches - 7 strikes.

Eastern League ( AA ) - Binghamton 2 (23-18) Reading 1 (18-25) - ten innings

Reading, PA - First Energy Stadium

Summary :

Bryce Ball homered in the 4th inning.

Wyatt Young homered for Binghamton in the 6th inning.

The game went into extra innings tied at one run each.

Binghamton scored the placed runner in the 10th with a two out single.

On The Hill : 2 R, 7 H, 1 BB, 11 K’s

Lachlan Wells pitched six innings - 1 R, 3 H, 0 BB, 5 K’s - 82 pitches - 56 strikes.  Konnor Ash pitched 2 innings - 0 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 35 pitches - 22 strikes.  Carlos Francisco pitched two innings - 1 unearned R, 2 H, 0 BB, 4 K’s - 38 pitches - 27 strikes.

At Bat : 1 R, 5 H, 3 BB, 16 K’s

Bryce Ball homered

South Atlantic League ( High A )  - Jersey Shore 9 (24-19) Aberdeen 5 (22-21)

Aberdeen, MD - Leidos Stadium at Ripken Field

Summary :

Andrick Nava walked in the second,  Emaarion Boyd was hit by a pitch.  Zach Arnold doubled to score Nava.

Hendry Mendez walked in the third inning, Felix Reyes reached on an error (Aberdeen’s pitcher Moises Chase collided with Reyes at first base and had to be carted off the field, he left in an ambulance - hope he’s ok). Andrick Nava doubled to score two runs. Emaarion Boyd hit a sacrifice fly to score another.

William Bergolla reached on an error in the 6th, Zach Arnold singled.  Otto Kemp walked.  A wild pitch scored Bergolla. Hendry Mendez tripled to score two runs.

Aberdeen scored a run in the 6th on a single, stolen base and single.

Andrick Nava walked in the seventh, went to third on a single by Emaarion Boyd and scored on a sacrifice fly by Zach Arnold.

A walk, single and double scored a run for Aberdeen in the bottom of the 7th.  Two more doubles scored three more.

Troy Schreffler tripled in the 8th inning, he scored on a groundout by Justin Crawford.

On The Hill : 5 R, 13 H, 1 BB, 8 K’s

Eiberson Castellano was very good - six innings - 1 R, 6 H, 0 BB, 7 K’s - 82 pitches - 56 strikes.  Alex Rao went 1/3 of an inning - 4 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 26 pitches - 16 strikes.  Jack Dallas pitched 1.1 innings, 0 R, 4 H, 0 BB, 0 K’s - 32 pitches - 20 strikes.  Gunner Mayer retired all four batters he faced - 16 pitches - 10 strikes - stranded 3 inherited runners.

At Bat :  9 R, 10 H, 5 BB, 8 K’s

Troy Schreffler had two triples.  Hendry Mendez had two hits (single & triple) with two walks and two RBIs.  Zach Arnold had two hits (single & double) with two RBIs.  Andrick Nava doubled and walked twice - he scored three runs.  Felix Reyes doubled.

Florida State League ( Low A )  - Clearwater 8 (30-13) St Lucie 1 (14-29)

Port St Lucie, FL - Clover Park

Summary :

Bryson Ware walked, Luis Caicuto singled and Dakota Kotowski walked to load the bases in the 1st inning.  Devin Saltiban singled to score a run.

Dakota Kotowski homered in the third inning.

Avery Owusu-Asiedu singled in the seventh inning,  Bryson Ware walked.  Aidan Miller doubled to score two runs.  Miller advanced to third base on a fly out and scored on a passed ball.

A single, double and ground out scored a run for St Lucie in the seventh.

Jordan Viars singled in the 8th, Avery Owusu-Asiedu was hit by a pitch.  Aidan Miller walked.  Luis Caicuto singled to score two runs. Dakota Kotowski and Devin Saltiban walked to score another run.

On The Hill : 1 R, 8 H, 3 BB, 11 K’s

George Klassen pitched three innings - 0 R, 4 H, 0 BB, 5 K’s - 46 pitches - 32 strikes - touched 99 mph with his four seamer.  Josh Bortka pitched two scoreless innings - 1 H, 0 BB, 4 K’s - 27 pitches - 17 strikes.  Jonathan Petit pitched three innings - 1 R, 2 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s - 41 pitches - 22 strikes.   Saul Teran pitched an inning - 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 25 pitches - 13 strikes.

At Bat : 8 R, 9 H, 9 BB, 12 K’s

Dakota Kotowski homered and walked twice.  Keaton Anthony (single & double) and Luis Caicuto (two singles) each had two hits.  Aidan Miller doubled and walked, he posted two RBIs.  Jordan Viars singled and walked twice, Bryson Ware walked three times,  Devin Saltiban singled and walked - two RBIs

Florida Complex League  - FCL Phillies 20 (8-7) FCL Yankees 8 (8-7) - seven innings

Tampa, FL - Yankees Complex

Summary :

Aroon Escobar was hit by a pitch in the first inning, he then stole second base and advanced to third on a bloop double by Guillermo Rosario.  Eduardo Tait doubled to score them both.

A single and double scored a run for the Yankees in the 3rd inning.

The Phillies a whopping scored 14 runs in the 4th inning 😳.  After the bases were loaded with walks Starlyn Caba and Aroon Escobar walked to score two runs.  Guillermo Rosario doubled to score two more.  Eduardo Tait singled to plate another. Rickardo Perez singled, Junior Marin reached on a fielders choice, a run scored on a throwing error. Manolfi Jimenez walked to score a run, Yemal Flores hit a sacrifice fly to score a run. Yemil Rosario doubled to score a run. Starlyn Caba reached on a fielding error on which two runs scored.  Guillermo Rosario hit a three run home run.

The Yankees scored three in the 5th - two on a home run by Engleth Urena.

Two walks and a single by Starlyn Caba loaded the bases in the 6th, a sacrifice fly by Guillermo Rosario scored a run.

The Yankees scored a run in the fifth on a hit batter, walk and throwing error (shortstop Starlyn Caba).

Rickardo Perez walked in the 7th, he scored on a home run by Manolfi Jimenez.  Yemal Flores went back to back with a home run.

A walk, three singles and a double scored three runs for the Yankees in the bottom of the 7th.

On The Hill : 8 R, 11 H, 7 BB, 4 K’s

Wilmer Blanco pitched five innings - 4 R, 7 H, 3 BB, 3 K’s.  Jonh Henriquez made his second rehab appearance - 1 IP, 1 unearned R, 0 H, 2 BB, 0 K’s.  Luis Avila pitched an inning - 3 R, 4 H, 2 BB, 1 K.

At Bat : 20 R, 14 H, 9 BB, 7 K’s

Guillermo Rosario had a Phillies Player Development social media site highlight reel day 👀. - 4 for 4 with three doubles and a home run - six RBIs and three runs scored!  Eduardo Tait (single and double - three RBIs), Rickardo Perez (two singles, two runs scored) and Yemil Rosario (single & double, two walks, three runs, RBI) each had two hits.  Manolfi Jimenez homered and walked twice, scored three runs and posted three RBIs.  Yemal Flores homered and walked, scored twice and had two RBIs. Aroon Escobar singled and walked twice, scored three runs and had an RBI.  Starlyn Caba singled and walked, scored two runs and had an RBI.

Today at the Complex :

RHP Blaine Knight’s first live BP as a Phillie - Roberts Field - good FB, strong secondaries - impressive first showing - stay tuned ⚾️👀

System Transactions :

Lehigh Valley :  Darick Hall activated from the 7-day IL. Griff McGarry placed on the 7-day IL (retroactive to 5/23).

Reading : Lachlan Wells reinstated from the Development List, Matt Osterberg placed on the Development List.

Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️

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