top of page
  • Writer's pictureSteve Potter

5/31/23 : Minor League Roundup

International League ( AAA ) -  Scranton Wilkes Barre 7 (27-26) Lehigh Valley 5 (25-27) - 10 innings

Allentown, PA - Coca-Cola Park

Summary :

Three singles scored a run for SWB in the first inning.

Oswald Peraza hit a home run for SWB in the 7th inning.

In the bottom of the 8th Esteban Quiroz walked, John Hicks doubled and Jake Cave walked to load the bases. Weston Wilson hit a sac fly to score a run. Simon Muzziotti doubled to score two runs.

Oswald Peraza homered for SWB in the 9th to tie the game.

Kole Calhoun tripled to score the placed runner for SWB in the 10th, he scored on a single by Rodolfo Duran. A passed ball scored a third run, a triple by Estevan Florial scored another.

Weston Wilson doubled in the bottom of the 10th to score two runs.

On the Hill :

Bailey Falter pitched effectively, five innings, one run, six hits, three walks and five strikeouts.  Ben Bowden pitched two innings, one run, two hits, one walk, three strikeouts.  Trey Cobb pitched a scoreless 8th inning.

At the Bat :

John Hicks and Weston Wilson each had two hits including doubles. Simon Muzziotti doubled.

Did Ya Know?

Jeremy Walker has gone four straight scoreless appearences, totaling seven innings where he's allowed just three hits and four walks, striking out six. He's been superb in May, allowing more than one run in an outing just once, pitching to a 2.04 ERA in 17.2

nnings.” - from Media notes supplied by Sam Jellinek - Iron Pigs Manager of Broadcasting and Media Relations

Eastern League ( AA) -  New Hampshire 6 (24-22) Reading 2 (18-28)

Manchester, NH - Delta Dental Stadium

Summary : 11 AM Start

Orelvis Martinez broke a scoreless tie in the 6th inning with a two run home run for New Hampshire.

New Hampshire scored four runs in the 8th inning, three on a home run by Rainer Nunez.

Nick Podkul walked in the 9th inning, went to third on a single by Cody Roberts and scored on a single by Madison Stokes.

Johan Rojas singled to score Roberts.  Oliver Dunn walked to load the bases.  A strikeout ended the game.

On the Hill :

Victor Vargas was excellent thru five innings as he cruised thru the order allowing just two hits, his overall line was 5 1/3 IP, 2 runs, 4 hits, no walks and 1 strikeout.  Victor is a pitch to contact pitcher who challenges every hitter, he was on his game today.  Andrew Baker pitched one and two thirds scoreless frames, one hit, one walk, two strikeouts.

At the Bat :

Madison Stokes had three hits, Cody Roberts had two hits, Carlos De La Cruz doubled.

South Atlantic League ( High A ) - Brooklyn (20-25) Jersey Shore (24-21) - doubleheader

Lakewood, NJ - ShoreTown Ballpark

Game One : Jersey Shore 9 Brooklyn 3

Summary :

William Lugo hit a two run home run for Brooklyn in the first inning.

Freylin Minyety doubled in the third inning and scored on a single by Arturo DeFreitas.  Jared Carr singled, DeFreitas went to second on the hit and to third on a fly ball to center field.  Marcus Lee Sang doubled to score DeFreitas.  Rixon Wingrove singled  to score Carr and Lee Sang.  Casey Martin hit a home run to score two more.

Mateo Gil homered for Brooklyn in the fourth inning.

Freylin Minyety walked in the bottom of the fourth, advanced to third on an error and fly out then scored on a single by Nick Ward.   Marcus Lee Sang singled to score Ward.

Freylin Minyety doubled in the sixth inning and scored on a single by Jared Carr.

On the Hill :

Jon Duplantier went three and one third innings, three runs, four hits, one walk & four strikeouts (fastball sat 93-96 mph).  Jason Ruffcorn pitched very well going one and two thirds scoreless innings, one hit, no walks and three strikeouts.  Jordi Martinez struck out two in a scoreless inning.  Cam Wynne pitched a perfect inning to close it out.

At the Bat :

Marcus Lee Sang had two hits (single & double) as did Casey Martin (single & HR).  Freylin Minyety hit two doubles and walked, he scored three runs.  Jared Carr and Nick Ward each hit two singles.  Martin, Lee Sang and Rixon Wingrove had two RBIs.

Game Two : Jersey Shore 5 Brooklyn 0

Summary :

Marcus Lee Sang doubled in the third inning and scored on a single by Andrik Nava.

Wilfredo Flores singled in the 4th, advanced to third on a single (Jared Carr) and hit batter (Nick Ward) and scored on a wild pitch.  Rixon Wingrove doubled to score another run.

Nick Ward walked in the 6th and scored on an absolute bomb of a home run by big Rixon Wingrove !

On the Hill :

Rodolfo Sanchez opened and pitched two scoreless innings, no hits, one walk and two strikeouts.  Tristan Garnett pitched two scoreless innings, two hits, no walks, three strikeouts.  Tommy McCollum went one and a third, no hits, three walks, two strikeouts.  Orion Kerkering finished it by going one and two third innings, one hit, four strikeouts.  The team only allowed three hits.

At the Bat :

Rixon Wingrove doubled and homered, he drove in three runs.  Andrik Nava and Wilfredo Flores each had two hits.  Marcus Lee Sang and doubled.

Florida State League ( Low A )  Clearwater 9 (33-13) Dunedin 2 (24-23)

Clearwater, FL - BayCare Ballpark

Summary :

Justin Crawford doubled in the first inning and scored on a single by Gabriel Rincones Jr.

Darick Hall led off the fourth inning with a double to left center field, he advanced to third on a fly ball and scored on a sac fly by Otto Kemp.

Jordan Dissin walked in the 5th inning, went to third on a double by Bryan Rincon.  Justin Crawford singled to score Dissin. Emaarion Boyd hit a sac fly to score Rincon.

Gabriel Rincones Jr singled in the sixth, stole second base and scored on a two base fielding error by Dunedin’s center fielder.  Jordan Viars doubled to score a run.  Jordan Dissin doubled to score Viars. Bryan Rincon walked, Justin Crawford tripled to score two runs.

Dunedin got their first hit of the game in the 9th inning, a double done the left field line by Tucker Toman that scored a run (two runners had reached on a walk and fielding error). A second run scored on a ground out.

On the Hill :

Jonathan Petit pitched four scoreless and hit less innings allowing just two walks, he struck out five batters.  Seth Nightingale allowed only a hit batter in the fifth but erased it with a double play.  Jonh Henriquez went three innings, no hits, one walk, three strikeouts - 36 pitches, 23 of which were strikes 😳.  Wesley Moore finished it out by pitching the ninth.

At the Bat :

Justin Crawford had four hits (two singles, double & triple, three RBIs). Gabriel Rincones had two hits. Darick Hall, Jordan Viars, Jordan Dissin and Bryan Rincon doubled.

Notes :

Manager Marty Malloy returned to game action.

Did Ya Know?

“NEWS AND NOTES: Andrew Walling earned his second save of the year. Justin Crawford tied his career-high with his third three-hit game of the season. Emaarion Boyd recorded his 9th multi-hit game of the year. DarickHall went 2-4 with a walk in the first game of his MLB rehab assignment.” - from Media notes supplied by Josh Sperber - broadcast voice of the Clearwater Threshers

Domincan Summer League Spring Training

Phillies Red 7 (8-7-1 ) Braves 0

Jaeden Calderon had two hits including a home run and two RBIs, he also stole a base.  Renair Manrique had two hits.  Juan Villavicencio, Nolan Beltran, Manolfi Jimenez, Arquedion Muller and Erick Barria each singled.  Jeffrey German (3 IP,2 H, 1 BB, 5 K’s), Edwar Chirinos (3 IP, 2 H, 0 BB, 5 K’s) and Naoel Mejia (2 IP, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K) combined to pitch the shutout.

Phillies White 5 (10-4-2) Orioles1 3

Romel Mendez hit two triples and had three RBIs. Starlyn Caba singled and doubled.  Fernando Hernandez had two hits and Darium Gutierrez doubled. Aroon Escobar, Jerffson Pena, Angel Mata and Luis Pelegrín each singled.   Gregory Lebron and Eduardo Fernandez each pitched two scoreless innings, John Sosa was tagged for one unearned run in two innings pitched.

System Transactions :

Lehigh Valley : LHP Michael Plassmeyer placed on the 7-Day Injured List.  RHP Jesus Cruz reinstated from the Development List.

Jersey Shore : INF Kendall Simmons placed on seven day IL.

Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️

Photos by Casey Burns, Mark Wylie, Michael Dolcemascolo, George Youngs Jr and Rebecca Alexander

Note : I've partnered  with Fanatics on Phillies Merchandise - if you would like to help support my website and articles here's a link to order merchandise - I get a small commission on any sales - thanks for the support.

329 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All


Post: Blog2_Post
bottom of page