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7/27/21 : Minor League Roundup

Recap by Larry Shenk

Triple-A East League—Lehigh Valley IronPigs (32-41) at Rochester Red Wings (Nationals, 30-41); Frontier Field

Final Score

Red Wings 5, IronPigs 3


RF Daniel Palka drilled 2 homers, drove in 4. Down 4-0, LV got back in the game with 3 in T7 on RBI singles by Matt Vierlin, Dan Brito, Darick Hall.

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

RH Adonis Medina, 2-1-0-0-0-3; dominated strike zone, 25 pitches, 23 strikes

RH Mark Appel, 3-4-4-4-2-1, HR, WP, HBP; 56 pitches, 34 strikes. LP (2-2)

LH Jeff Singer, 1-0-0-0-1-2; 15 pitches, 8 strikes

RH Braden Zarbnisky, 2-1-1-1-0-2, HR; 22 pitches, 18 strikes

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

1B Darick Hall, 4-0-2-1

LF Matt Vierling, 4-1-1-1

2B Dan Brito, 4-0-1-1

RF Jorge Bonifacio, 3-1-1-0, BB, double (15 overall)

SS Nick Maton, 1-1-0-0, 2 BB

Notes :

Prior to the game RHP Adonis Medina was activated from the IL. C Rodolfo Duran was promoted to Lehigh Valley from Reading.

Double-A Northeast League – Somerset Patriots (Yankees, 44-28) at Reading Fightin Phils (29-44); FirstEnergy Stadium

Final Score

Patriots 5, Fightin Phils 4, 10 innings


Madison Stokes’ RBI single in B1 and a 2-run HR by Luke Miller in B2 gave Reading a 3-1 lead. Logan Landon’s double in B9 tied the game, sending it into extra innings. Somerset pushed across a run in T10. Reading loaded the bases with no out in B10 but went down K, pop-up, K.

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

LH Josh Hendrickson, 4.2-5-4-4-1-3, HR, HBP; 77 pitches, 46 strikes

LH Kyle Dohy, 1.1-0-0-0-4; 19 pitches, 14 strikes

RH Aneurys Zabala, 2-2-0-0-0-1; 30 pitches, 20 strikes

LH Jonathan Hennigan, 1-0-0-0-0-0; 4 pitches, 3 strikes

LH Brian Marconi, 1-1-1-0-0-0; 13 pitches, 7 strikes. LP (1-2)

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

1B Luke Miller, 4-1-2-2, HR (11)

3B Madison Stokes, 4-0-1-1, BB

CF Logan Landon, 4-0-1-1, double

SS Bryson Stott, 4-0-1-0, BB

C Rafael Marchan, 5-1-1-1, double

Notes :

Prior to the game C Rafael Marchan was assigned to Reading from Lehigh Valley

High-A East League – Brooklyn Cyclones (Mets, 29-42) at Jersey Shore BlueClaws (32-41); FirstEnergy Park

Final Score

Cyclones 14, BlueClaws 5


Winners belted 6 home runs in a 14-hit attack that featured a 5-run T5 and a 4-run T6. Jhailyn Ortiz continued to pound the ball by homering in his fourth straight game, 6 total HRs. He’s hit 10 this month.

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

RH Jonathan Hughes, 4.1-5-6-5-2-2, 2 HR, WP, HBP; 86 pitches, 51 strikes. LP (3-5)

RH Aidan Anderson, 1.1-7-7-7-0-4, 4 HR, HBP; 55 pitches, 31 strikes

RH Blake Brown, 2.1-1-1-1-2-1, WP; 37 pitches, 19 strikes

RH Mark Potter, 1.1-1-0-0-0-1; 7 pitches, 6 strikes

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

RF Jhailyn Ortiz, 4-1-2-1, double (11), HR (19)

SS Jonathan Guzman, 3-1-2-0, BB

2B Nate Fassnacht, 4-1-1-2

Notes :

Prior to the game INF McCarthy Tatum was assigned to the Blue Claws from Reading. OF Hunter Markwardt was activated from the IL. LHP Erik Miller was promoted from Clearwater.

Low A Southeast League – Fort Myers Mighty Mussels (Twins, 40-33) at Clearwater Threshers (35-37); BayCare Ballpark

Final Score

Mighty Mussels 7, Threshers 1


Fort Myers jumped out early with 3 runs in each of the first 2 innings. Clearwater held to 3 singles.

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

RH Fernando Lozano, 5-8-7-4-3-2, 2 HR; 79 pitches, 49 strikes. LP (3-2)

RH Rafael Sanchez, 4-0-0-0-1-4, BK, 2 HBP; 53 pitches, 35 strikes

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

CF Jadiel Sanchez, 4-1-1-0

2B-LF Nicholas Torres, 4-0-1-0

PH-2B Jose Tortolero, 4-0-1-0

Notes :

Prior to the game INF Casey Martin was transferred to the roster from Jersey Shore. RHP Victor Vargas was transferred to the roster from Lehigh Valley.

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