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6/11/23 : The Minor League Roundup

International League ( AAA ) - Syracuse 13 (24-38) Lehigh Valley 8 (32-29)

Syracuse, NY - NBT Bank Stadium

Summary :

Jordan Qsar hit a two run home run in the second inning.  Rafael Marchan was hit by a pitch and Scott Kingery doubled, Marchan scored on a ground out by Esteban Quiroz.  Simon Muzziotti singled to score Kingery.

Cristian Pache walked in the third inning, Jordan Qsar singled.  Pache scored on a single by Rafael Marchan.  Vimael Machin doubled to score Qsar.  Esteban Quiroz singled to score two more.

Syracuse scored eight runs in the 4th inning on a walk, four singles, two doubles and a three run home run by Jaylin Davis.

Nick Meyer hit a three run home run for Syracuse in the 6th inning.   DJ Stewart and Carlos Cortes homered in the 8th inning.

On the Hill :

Taylor Lehman threw a scoreless inning, Trey Cobb threw a perfect frame with two strikeouts.  Four others pitched but had struggles.

At the Bat :

Scott Kingery and Vimael Machin each had three hits (two singles & a double).  Simon Muzziotti had three hits (singles), Jordan Qsar had two (single & HR). Esteban Quiroz had two singles and a walk and three RBIs.  Darick Hall tripled and walked.

Did Ya Know?

“Coming into today Scott Kingery had put together a solid past month. In his past 24 games, Kingery is slashing .310/.398/.524 over the stretch with 21 runs scored and five stolen bases. He's gone deep five times and driven in 10 runs.”- from Media notes supplied by Sam Jellinek - Iron Pigs Manager of Broadcasting and Media Relations

Eastern League ( AA) -  Binghamton 8 (28-28) Reading 6 (21-35)

Reading, PA - FirstEnergy Stadium

Summary :

Luke Ritter hit a two run home run for Binghamton in the first inning.

Luke Ritter hit his second home run of the game in the third inning.  A double and single scored another run.

Rowdey Jordan homered for Binghamton in the fifth inning.  Luke Ritter went back to back (his third HR of the game).

Carlos De La Cruz doubled in the fourth inning, he moved to third on a fly ball and scored on a passed ball.  Matt Kroon walked and scored on a triple by Ethan Wilson.

Binghamton scored a run in the 7th on a walk, fielding error and single.

In the bottom of the 7th Nick Podkul singled and McCarthy Tatum doubled.  Cody Roberts singled to score Podkul. Madison Stokes hit a sac fly to score Tatum.

Rowdey Jordan hit his second home run of the game in the 8th inning for Binghamton.

Cody Roberts walked in the 9th inning, Carlos De La Cruz and Johan Rojas singled, Roberts scored.  Oliver Dunn walked and Matt Kroon was hit by a pitch to score a run.

On the Hill :

Josh Hendrickson went four innings, a rough go of it, six runs on nine hits.  Zach Linginfelter pitched a scoreless inning, two walks, one strikeout.  Cristian Hernandez pitched a perfect inning, one strikeout.  Andrew Schultz and Keylan Killgore each pitched an inning. Braden Zarbnisky pitched a perfect inning.

At the Bat :

Ethan Wilson had two hits (single & triple). Nick Podkul and Johan Rojas each had two hits (singles).  Carlos De La Cruz had two hits (single & double).  McCarthy Tatum doubled.

Did Ya Know?

“June 11, 2004: At Reading, Carlos Ruiz singles home Kevin Barker with two outs in the 9th to complete a 7-6 comeback win against Altoona. The Phils scored three in the 8th to tie the game.” - from Media notes supplied by Jake Starr - Fightins Media Relations and Press Box Manager

South Atlantic League ( High A ) - Hudson Valley 1 (33-24) Jersey Shore 0 (29-27)

Lakewood, NJ - ShoreTown Ballpark

Summary :

Hudson Valley scored a first inning run on a walk, single and RBI double (Rafael Flores).

On the Hill :

Rafael Marcano went four and two third innings, one run, seven hits, two walks and six strikeouts.  Chase Antle went one and one third scoreless, no hits, one walk and one strikeout.  Sam Jacobsak pitched a scoreless frame, one hit.  Malik Binns pitched a scoreless inning, one walk and two strikeouts.  Mitch Neunborn struck out the side in a perfect inning of work.

At the Bat :

Marcus Lee Sang and Jared Carr doubled.

Did Ya Know?

“Coming into today’s final game the BlueClaws have been outscored 25-8 in this series and are 19-136 (.140).  Since last Thursday, the BlueClaws are 5-5 despite hitting .182 (53-291) in those 10 games games in which they’ve scored a combined 26 runs.” - from Media notes supplied by Greg Giombarrese - BlueClaws Director of Communications

Florida State League ( Low A )  Fort Myers 5 (30-27) Clearwater 3 (40-16)

Fort Myers, FL - Hammond Stadium

Summary :

Three singles and a ground out scored two Fort Myers runs in the second inning.  They scored two more in the third inning on a hit batter, double and single.

Two walks and a single scored a Fort Myers run in the sixth inning.

Ryan Leitch doubled in the seventh, went to third on a single by Cole Moore and scored on a sac fly by Cade Fergus.

Jordan Viars doubled to lead off the ninth inning, he scored on a home run by Ryan Leitch.

On the Hill :

Estibenzon Jimenez pitched the first four innings, four runs on five hits and three walks.  Braeden Fausnaught went one and two thirds innings, one run, two hits, three walks.  Danny Wilkinson went two and one third scoreless innings, one hit, four strikeouts, he stranded three inherited runners.

At the Bat :

Jordan Viars hit two doubles. Ryan Leitch doubled, homered, walked and had two RBIs, also scored twice.

Did Ya Know?

“In last night’s game Alex McFarlane tied his career-high with eight strikeouts. The Threshers have won six outof his last seven starts. Felix Reyes set a new personal season high with three RBIs and a season high with two hits. Otto Kemp reached base all five times he came to the plate, the most in a single game by a Threshers batter. Jordan Viarsrecorded his third multi-hit game of the season. - from Media notes supplied by Josh Sperber - broadcast voice of the Clearwater Threshers

Florida Complex League - off day

Dominican Summer League - off day

System Transactions :

Lehigh Valley : INF Drew Ellis optioned to Lehigh Valley from Philadelphia.

Reading : Reinstated Josh Hendrickson from the Development List.  Placed David Parkinson on the Development List.  Placed Cam Cannon on the 7-day IL.

Jersey Shore : Matt Russell placed on the Development List. Jon Duplantier returned to Lehigh Valley from his minor league rehab assignment and re-placed on the LHV 60-Day IL.

Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️

Scott Kingery - photo by Cheryl Pursell

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