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5/9/24 : Minor League Roundup

( AAA ) - Syracuse 9 (20-14) Lehigh Valley 2 (12-21)

Allentown, PA - Coca-Cola Park

Summary :

Syracuse scored two runs in the first inning on a walk, double, single and ground out.

Scott Kingery homered in the second inning.

Jose Iglesias homered for Syracuse in the 4th inning.  Two singles, a double and sacrifice fly scored two more.

A walk, three singles and a double scored four runs for Syracuse in the 6th.

Scott Kingery hit his 2nd home run of the game in the 7th inning.

At Bat : 2 R, 6 H, 4 BB, 9 K’s

Scott Kingery hit two home runs.  Jose Godoy and Cal Stevenson each doubled.

On The Hill : 9 R, 11 H, 4 BB, 6 K’s

Tyler Phillips pitched 6 innings - 9 R, 10 H, 3 BB, 3 K’s - 99 pitches - 65 strikes.  Taylor Lehman pitched a perfect inning on 8 pitches - 7 strikes.  Ricardo Pinto pitched a scoreless frame - 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K.  Griff McGarry pitched a perfect inning - 2 K’s - 10 pitches - 10 strikes.

Did Ya Know 🧐 :

David Parkinson has been a bright spot of late for the 'Pigs pitching staff. He made his first start of the year on Tuesday and allowed just two runs over four innings. In his past 11.2 innings, he has a 2.31 ERA and a BAA of .191, striking out 11. - Media Notes

(AA) - Reading 10  (14-16) Hartford 8 (14-13)

Reading, PA - FirstEnergy Stadium

Summary :

Zac Veen hit a home run for Hartford in the second inning.

Two singles, a hit batter and a double scored two runs for Hartford in the 5th.

Bryce Ball walked in the 5th inning and scored on a long home run by Kendall Simmons.

Three singles and a fielders choice scored two runs for Hartford in the 6th inning.

Kendall Simmons doubled in the 7th inning, Ethan Wilson singled to score him.  William Simoneit was hit by a pitch, Marcus Lee Sang singled to load the bases.  Robert Moore singled to score Wilson.  Jose Rodriguez singled to score two runs.  Carlos De La Cruz hit a two run home run.

Sterlin Thompson hit a two run home run for Hartford in the 8th inning.

Kendall Simmons was hit by a pitch in the 8th, Ethan Wilson doubled. A wild pitch scored Simmons.

Hartford scored a run in the 9th on a single, defensive indifference and single.

On The Hill : 8 R, 15 H, 1 BB, 5 K’s

Matt Osterberg went 5 innings - 3 R, 8 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s - 78 pitches - 49 strikes.   Cristian Hernandez pitched an inning - 2 R - 1 earned, 3 H, 0 BB, 0 K’s.  Tyler McKay pitched an inning - 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K.  Eury Ramos closed it - 2 IP, 3 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 1 K.

At Bat : 10 R, 10 H, 2 BB, 7 K’s

Ethan Wilson had three hits (two singles & double).  Kendall Simmons had two hits (double & HR) with three RBIs and two runs scored. Carlos De La Cruz had two hits (two HR’s) with two RBIs and three runs scored.  Jose Rodriguez had two RBIs.

Did Ya Know 🧐 :

A Look at the Numbers - Reading has found most of its success this season during the first half of series. On Tuesday-Thursday, the Fightin Phils hold an 8-4 record. But, on Friday-Sunday, Reading is just 5-12. Additionally, Wednesday night was Reading’s second win of the season when scoring less than five runs. The Fightin Phils are 11-1 when scoring north of five runs, and 2-15 when failing to reach the five-run mark. - Media Notes

(High A )  - Jersey Shore 7 (17-13) Wilmington 3 (15-13)

Lakewood, NJ - ShoreTown Ballpark

Summary :

Daylen Lile led off the game for Wilmington with a home run.

Erick Brito hit a two run home run in the 2nd inning.

Cade Fergus hit a two run home run in the 3rd inning.

A walk and two singles scored a run for Wilmington in the 5th inning.

Otto Kemp was hit by a pitch in the 5th inning, he scored on a double by Leandro Pineda.

Wilmington scored a run in the 7th on a walk, single and double.

Leandro Pineda singled in the bottom of the 7th, he scored when Felix Reyes reached on a throwing error by Wilmington’s shortstop.

Erick Brito doubled in the 8th inning and scored on a single by Emaarion Boyd.

Jersey Shore has won 8 games in a row!

On The Hill : 3 R, 9 H, 4 BB, 11 K’s

Estibenzon Jimenez pitched 5.2 innings - 2 R, 6 H, 3 BB, 7 K’s - 88 pitches - 60 strikes.  Mason Ronan went 2/3 of an inning - 1 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s. Alex Rao pitched 2/3 of an inning - 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s.  Chuck King pitched an inning - 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 0 K’s.  Daniel Harper pitched a perfect inning - 2 K’s

At Bat : 7 R, 9 H, 5 BB, 6 K’s

Emaarion Boyd was 3 for 5 (two singles and a double) - turned on a pitch in the first and drove it off left field wall 👀.  Leandro Pineda had two hits (single & double) and two walks in four plate appearances with two runs scored and an RBI.  Erick Brito was 2 for 2 (double & HR) with two runs scored.  Cade Fergus homered and had three RBIs.

Did Ya Know 🧐 :

BlueClaws starting pitchers have thrown 142 innings over their first 29 games, most in High-A (Quad Cities - Royals, is second at 141.1)…BlueClaws starters have a 2.60 ERA, second best in High-A, best in the South Atlantic League…The BlueClaws starter has thrown at least five innings in 19 of their 29 games…Jean Cabrera has two seven inning starts and a six inning start while Sam Aldegheri has two six inning starts and a 6.2 inning start…Braeden Fausnaught has two six inning starts. - Media Notes

(Low A )  - Clearwater 5 (20-11) Tampa 4 (10-21)

Tampa, FL - George M Steinbrenner Field   

Summary :

A double, two singles and a sacrifice fly scored two runs for Tampa in the first inning.

Raylin Heredia doubled in the 2nd inning, Avery Owusu-Asiedu and Trent Farquhar walked.  Aidan Miller was hit by a pitch to score a run.

Raylin Heredia doubled in the 4th inning, Avery Owusu-Asiedu doubled to score him. Trent Farquhar reached on an error, Aidan Miller singled to score a run.

A single, triple and single scored two runs for Tampa in the 5th inning.

Keaton Anthony was hit by a pitch in the 9th inning, pinch runner Dakota Kotowski scored on a double by Pierce Bennett. Bryson Ware hit a sacrifice fly to score Bennett.

On The Hill : 4 R, 10 H, 1 BB, 8 K’s

Braydon Tucker went 5 innings, 4 R, 7 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 72 pitches - 49 strikes.  Paxton Thompson pitched two innings - 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s.  Drew Garrett pitched two innings, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 4 K’s.

At Bat : 5 R, 10 H, 6 BB, 9 K’s

Luis Caicuto, Pierce Bennett and Raylin Heredia each had two hits. Heredia had two doubles, Avery Owusu-Asiedu, Devin Saltiban and Pierce Bennett each doubled.  Aidan Miller had two RBIs.

Did Ya Know 🧐 :

Last night Aidan Miller smacked four hits in a game for the second time this season...He has hit two of his three home runs on the road. Miller’s four RBIs set a career high.  - Media Notes

Complex League : FCL Yankees 10 (2-2) FCL Phillies 3 (2-2) - seven innings

@ Tampa, FL - Yankees Training Complex

Summary :

Josue Gonzalez homered for the Yankees in the first inning.

Guillermo Rosario reached on a strikeout - wild pitch in the second inning.  He stole second base and scored on a single by Manolfi Jimenez.

AJ Shaver and Starlyn Caba walked in the third inning, they executed a double steal.  Aroon Escobar singled to score Shaver. Guillermo Rosario grounded out to score Caba.

Two doubles scored a run for the Yankees in the bottom of the third inning.   

A single, hit batter, two walks, a double, fielding error, throwing error and three run home run by Abrahan Ramirez scored 8 runs for the Yankees in the 4th inning.

On The Hill : 10 R, 9 H, 5 BB, 9 K’s

Wilmer Blanco went 3.1 innings, 7 R, 6 H, 3 BB, 5 K’s.  Kelyderve Andrade pitched 2/3 of an inning, 3 unearned R, 2 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s.  Pedro Reyes pitched 2 innings, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s.

At Bat : 3 R, 3 H, 4 BB, 8 K’s

Aroon Escobar had two hits.  Starlyn Caba walked twice and stole a base.  AJ Shaver stole two bases.

System Transactions :

Lehigh Valley : RHP Ricardo Pinto transferred to Lehigh Valley from FCL.  LHP Kolby Allard transferred to FCL.

Reading : INF Kendall Simmons returned from minor league rehab assignment and reinstated from the 7-day IL.  RHP Christian McGowan transferred from the Development List to the 7-day IL.


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