• Steve Potter

7/28/21 : Minor League Roundup

Recap by Larry Shenk



Triple-A East League—Lehigh Valley IronPigs (33-41) at Rochester Red Wings (Nationals, 30-42); Frontier Field

Final Score

IronPigs 5, Red Wings 3

Summary

Rodolfo Duran’s 3-run HR (first in AAA) wrapped up a 4-run T4 that led LV to the win. Duran hit 5 at AA Reading before being moved up. Last night was his second AAA game. First run in T4 was driven home by a Darick Hall single. Nick Maton’s first-inning double gave LV a 1-0 lead.

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

LH David Parkinson, 5.1-4-2-2-1-4; 74 pitches, 49 strikes. W (1-7)

RH Mike Adams, 1.2-1-0-0-0-0, HBP; 20 pitches, 15 strikes

RH Cam Bedrosian, .2-1-1-1-2-0; 29 pitches, 14 strikes

RH Mauricio Llovera, 1-0-0-0-0-1; 17 pitches, 13 strikes. SV (3)

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

C Rodolfo Duran, 4-1-1-1, HR (6 overall)

LF Matt Vierling, 4-1-2-0

1B Darick Hall, 4-1-1-1

SS Nick Maton, 4-0-1-1, double (5)

CF Charles Tilson, 5-1-1-0, triple (2)

Notes :

Daniel Brito had a 14 pitch marathon AB in the 7th inning 😳. Former Phillies farmhands Carlos Tocci and Ali Castillo were in the lineup for Rochester.

Catcher Rodolfo Duran made a great catch on a foul pop … getting it against the screen behind home plate for the final out of the 8th inning.

Double-A Northeast League – Somerset Patriots (Yankees, 44-29) at Reading Fightin Phils (30-44); FirstEnergy Stadium

Final Score

Fightin Phils 5, Patriots 4

Summary

Down 1-0, Reading scored 4 in B2; Matt Kroon doubled in 2 runs, RBIs by Arquimedes Gamboa and Josh Stephen. Run scored on a passed ball in B5 turned out to be the winning run. Billy Sullivan hit Brandon Lockridge with one out in T9 and then picked him off first base. With the tying run on second, Sullivan picked up a save with a strikeout to end the game.

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

RH Jack Perkins, 4-5-3-3-3-5, HR; 81 pitches, 48 strikes

RH Austin Ross, 1-0-0-0-0-1; 14 pitches, nine strikes. WP (6-2)

LH Nick Lackney, 2-3-1-1-0-2, HR; 35 pitches, 23 strikes

LH Zach Warren, 1-0-0-0-1-1; 19 pitches, 10 strikes

RH Billy Sullivan, 1-1-0-0-0-1, HBP, pick-off; 15 pitches, 8 strikes. SV (2)

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

CF Matt Kroon, 4-1-2-2, double (2), SB (1)

1B Luke Miller, 4-1-2-0, double (13)

2B Arquimedes Gamboa, 5-0-2-1, double (10), SB (6)

LF Josh Stephen, 4-0-1-1

High-A East League – Brooklyn Cyclones (Mets, 29-43) at Jersey Shore BlueClaws (33-41); FirstEnergy Park

Final Score

BlueClaw 3, Cyclones 1

Summary

After giving up 6 home runs the night before, JS bounced back with a win; lone run allowed came on a 2-out balk by Tyler Burch in T9. Winners scored 2 in B2 (Hunter Markwardt SF, Nate Fassnacht single) and a final run on a homer by McCarthy Tatum in B7. Standout relief by Jhordany Mezquita, 7 SO in 4.2 scoreless innings.

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

LH Erik Miller, 3.1-3-0-0-3-4; 67 pitches, 37 strikes

LH Jhordany Mezquita, 4.2-4-0-0-0-7, HBP; 80 pitches, 52 strikes. WP (2-5)

RH Tyler Burch, 1-1-1-1-0-3, BK; 25 pitches, 15 strikes. SV (4)

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

3B McCarthy Tatum, 4-1-2-1, HR (1, 8 overall), SB

RF Jhailyn Ortiz, 4-0-2-0; streak of 6 HR in 4 games ended

LF Nate Fassnatch, 4-0-1-1

C Herbert Iser, 3-0-1-0, BB, double (5)

SS Jonathan Guzman, 4-1-1-0

DH Logan O’Hoppe, 4-0-1-0, double (14)

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

Final Score

Postponed. 4 p.m. doubleheader on Thursday.

Roster Moves :

LHP Anton Kuznetsov & RHP Chi-Ling Hsu were placed on the seven day IL. LHP Maikel Garrido & RHP Victor Lopez were promoted to the Threshers roster from the FCL Phillies

Florida Complex League : Phillies @ Lakeland vs Tigers - PPD Rain

Dominican Summer League - Scheduled Off Day

Jhordany Mezquita - Photo by MichaelDill



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