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7/14/21 : Minor League Roundup

recap by Larry Shenk

Triple-A East League--Lehigh Valley IronPigs (26-35) vs. Buffalo Bisons (Blue Jays, 34-24) at Trenton (NJ) Thunder Ballpark

Final Score

Bisons 9, IronPigs 2


A 3-run B1 and 5-run B6 keyed Buffalo’s win that included 3 home runs. Bisons have won 3 in a row over IronPigs, 2 in this series.

On The Hill (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO)

RH Chad Anderson, 3.2-6-4-4-2-3, 2 HR; 78 pitches, 51 strikes. LP (0-2)

LH Jeff Singer, 1.1-2-3-3-1-2, WP; 35 pitches, 20 strikes

RH Bryan Mitchell, 3-2-2-2-0-4, HR, WP; 38 pitches, 29 strikes

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

SS Dalton Guthrie, 5-1-2-0; .292 leads club

CF Mickey Moniak, 4-0-2-1, double (6)

C Rafael Marchan, 5-0-1-0


The IronPigs and Major League Baseball announced the 2021 season has been extended 10 games. The Triple-A regular season will end on Sunday, October 3, the same as the Major League Baseball season. The Lehigh Valley IronPigs will host five additional home games from Wednesday, September 29 through Sunday, October 3 against the Worcester Red Sox.

Double-A Northeast League – Portland Sea Dogs (Red Sox, 36-23) at Reading Fightin Phils (26-36); FirstEnergy Stadium

Final Score

Sea Dogs 5, Fightin Phils 2


A 2-0 Portland lead in T2 was erased on a solo homer by Rodolfo Duran in B2 and an RBI double by Jorge Bonfacio in B3. 2 in T5 and 1 in T7 gave the Sea Dogs a second straight win and Reading’s third straight defeat.

On The Hill (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO)

RH Victor Santos, 5-6-4-4-1-3, HR; 74 pitches, 53 strikes. L (1-1)

LH Kyle Dohy, 2-1-1-1-1-3, HBP; 28 pitches, 16 strikes

RH Braden Zarbnisky, 2-0-0-0-0-1; 14 pitches, 14 strikes; a rarity

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

C Rodolfo Duran, 3-1-2-1, BB, double (6), HR (5); went deep second straight game

RF Jorge Bonifacio, 4-0-3-1, double (11)

SS Bryson Stott, 3-0-1-0, BB, double (6)

1B Madison Stokes, 4-0-1-0, double (12)

High-A East League – Jersey Shore BlueClaws (27-35) at Brooklyn Cyclones (Mets, 20-40); Mainonides Park

Final Score

BlueClaws 3, Cyclones 2


Keaton Greenwalt’s 2-double in T9 scored Jhailyn Ortiz (walk) with the winning. Jersey Shore scored single runs (Jonathan Guzman home run and Herbert Iser’s SF) in T2 and T5 for a 2-0 lead. Brooklyn tied with 2 in B6. 6-game series tied, 1-1.

On The Hill (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO)

RH Adam Leverett, 2-1-0-0-0-4; 40 pitches, 25 strikes

LH Jhordany Mezquita, 4-1-2-2-2-5; 63 pitches, 45 strikes

RH Carlos Francisco, 1-0-0-0-1-0; 19 pitches, 10 strikes

RH Carlo Reyes, 2-2-0-0-1-3, WP; 38 pitches, 23 strikes. WP (2-1)

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

2B Jonathan Guzman, 2-2-1-1, 2 BB, HR (#2), 2 SB (13-14)

LF Keaton Greenwalt, 4-0-1-1, double (3)

RF Jhailyn Ortiz, 3-1-1-0, BB

C Logan O’Hoppe, 4-0-1-0 (11)


RH Carlos Carrasco will make a rehab start for the Mets on Thursday night.

Low A Southeast League – Dunedin Blue Jays (25-36) at Clearwater Threshers (31-30); BayCare Ballpark

Final Score

Blue Jays 6, Threshers 2


Led by SS Orelvis Martinez’s 4 hits, including 10th and 11th home runs, Dunedin handed Clearwater a second straight loss. Dunedin never trailed.

21-year-old RH Rodolfo Sanchez, second of three Clearwater pitchers, had a rare outing, all 10 outs in his 3.1 innings were strikeouts. Threshers finished with 17 Ks.

On The Hill (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO)

RH Cristian Hernandez, 4-6-4-4-3-3, 3 solo HR; 71 pitches, 45 strikes. LP (2-4)

RH Rodolfo Sanchez, 3.1-4-2-1-1-10; 58 pitches, 40 strikes

RH Brendan Bell, 1.2-2-0-0-1-4; 36 pitches, 21 strikes

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

SS Luis Garcia, 5-0-2-0

LF Baron Radcliff, 4-0-2-1

1B Micah Yonamine, 2-0-1-1, 2 BB, double (1st)

RF Jadiel Sanchez, 3-1-1-0, BB

C Juan Aparicio, 1-1-0-0, 3 BB

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